Golfing for Employment Choice! It was a successful day for Opportunities, Inc. on Thursday, June 4 as they held their 13th Annual Spence Jensen Classic Golf Outing at beautiful Koshkonong Mounds Country Club in Fort Atkinson. Over 140 golfers and guests attended the golf event in support of Opportunities, Inc.’s mission. All proceeds went directly to job training and community placement programs that promote employment options for people with disabilities and other life barriers.
Opportunities, Inc. staff member, Michelle Bolger, works with program participant, Nicole S., in promoting the event raffle to Roy Budlong, President/CEO of PremierBank.
Spence Jensen, Past Opportunities, Inc. President takes part in the golf outing each year. Pictured: Spence Jensen; Tom Pipines, Fox6 News Sports Director; Nicole S.; Chelsea J.; Barb LeDuc, Opportunities, Inc. President/CEO; Glenn C., and Mackenzie K.
A reception was held after the golfing took place, where golfers and guests enjoyed dinner, a live auction, a silent auction, and a presentation by the Weigand family. Jennifer, Ginny, and Dave Weigand (pictured above) shared Jennifer’s story on training at Opportunities, Inc. and how it has positively prepared her for community integrated employment. She is an advocate for ensuring a full array of employment options are available for people to achieve independence.