Local Shooting Range Hires Clients Of Las Vegas' Favorite Charity

Top Quote Opportunity Village and Guns and Ammo Garage Partner to Provide Jobs to Adults with Intellectual Disabilities. End Quote
  • Las Vegas, NV-AZ (1888PressRelease) November 17, 2012 - Guns and Ammo Garage, a state-of-the-art indoor shooting range located just off the Las Vegas Strip, has hired people served by Las Vegas' favorite charity, Opportunity Village. Curtis and Sam, two long-time clients of Opportunity Village, will help to reload the hundreds of magazines that the shooting range goes through on a daily basis.

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    "Opportunity Village providesemployment to individuals with disabilities and integrates them into the community," stated Linda Smith, associate executive director of Opportunity Village. "By hiring our clients, Guns and Ammo Garage is aiding us in our mission and we look forward to continuing this relationship in the future."

    "The staff and leadership at Guns and Ammo Garage consists of long-time Las Vegas residents so we understand the impact that Opportunity Village has on the community," says Darby Neagle, co-owner of Guns and Ammo Garage. "It's our pleasure to welcome Curtis and Sam to the team."

    If you are interested in employing clients of Opportunity Village, call (702) 262-1557.

    About Opportunity Village
    Opportunity Village is a not-for-profit organization that serves people within our community with significant intellectual disabilities, to improve their lives and the lives of their families.

    Opportunity Village was founded in 1954 by seven families who were determined to give their disabled children the best lives possible. 58 years later, Opportunity Village is one of the most recognized and respected Community Habilitation Programs in the United States.

    Nevada's largest employer of people with disabilities, Opportunity Village serves nearly 3000 individuals annually, providing vocational training, employment, habilitation and social recreation programs and services that make their lives more independent and productive.

    Opportunity Village clients - individuals who were previously considered unemployable - work at Opportunity Village's Employment Resource Centers and in jobs throughout the community, collectively earning wages amounting to more than $7.5 million in 2011. They are hard-working and diligent, proudly paying taxes and happily leading more fulfilling lives.

    Primarily a self-funded organization, Opportunity Village generates the majority of its operational funding through its employment contracts and fundraising efforts such as the Magical Forest and Great Santa Run, saving Nevada taxpayers over $22 million annually.

    About Guns & Ammo Garage
    Guns & Ammo Garage offers first-time shooters and gun experts alike the chance to fire high-powered guns on a state-of-the-art range. A variety of weapon packages are available for individuals and groups of all sizes. For group sales, call 702-440-GUNS (4687) to make a reservation or inquire about specific packages. Friend Guns & Ammo Garage on Facebook at Guns & Ammo Garage and follow on Twitter at ( @ ) Guns_AmmoGarage.

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