Opportunities, Inc. & Green Valley Enterprises, Inc. Merge Missions to Expand Services.
Opportunities, Inc. of Jefferson County and Green Valley Enterprises, Inc. of Beaver Dam will formally merge, dissolving Green Valley Enterprises, Inc., and relaunching on June 1, 2022, as Green Valley Enterprises, a division of Opportunities, Incorporated. This alliance is a result of broad participation and input from board members, executives, and managerial staff of both Green Valley Enterprises, Inc. and Opportunities Incorporated.
Following a due diligence analysis key leaders concluded that uniting their missions will expand service choices and social enterprises, while boldly advancing the lives of people with diverse abilities, backgrounds, and life circumstances. Furthermore, this strategic action will ensure long term organizational sustainability while building upon the pioneering spirit of the collective leadership and team. Additional benefits will include revenue diversity and business innovations.
Green Valley Enterprises a division of Opportunities, Inc. will maintain its authentic identity as a 501c (3) charitable organization tax status. Moreover, a separate Green Valley Foundation, governed by its own Board of Directors, will be established to continue its GVE legacy as a vocational rehabilitation cornerstone within the Dodge County community since 1968. Opportunities, Inc. respects and appreciates the grassroots network Green Valley Enterprises, Inc. has built over the decades and looks forward to engaging at the upcoming Green Valley Enterprises Ham and Jam fundraising event on Saturday, July 30th, 2022.
To quote one of the most highly regarded humanitarians of the twentieth century, Mother Teresa, “I can do things you can’t do, you can do things I can’t do, together we will do great things,” clearly exemplifies this positive mission collaboration.
While the new organization will assess itself strategically, its most important measure will be the success of all stakeholders. Opportunities, Inc., and Green Valley Enterprises a division of Opportunities, Inc. will collectively serve over five thousand individuals in a host of mission services, including GVE Life Academy, Birth to Three, school to work transition for youth, vocational training and employment, corporate guardianship, community engagement, independent life skills and a multitude of professional career paths through social enterprising. “Great things”, are only the beginning………