Great Santa Run For Opportunity Village Returns To Downtown Las Vegas

Las Vegas Great Santa Run, Opportunity Village’s largest annual fundraiser, will return on Saturday, December 7, 2013 to its original home on Fremont Street Experience and Downtown Las Vegas announced today by Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman. In its ninth year, the Great Santa Run has established itself as an iconic local charity event, with thousands of red-suited supporters flooding the streets for a 5K run and one-mile Kris Kringle Jingle walk, each December.

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Santa And Showgirls At Las Vegas Great Santa Run Press Conference

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9,712 Santas Win 'World Santa Challenge' Title In 5K Great Santa Run

9,712 Santas flooded the streets of Town Square in support of Opportunity Village, winning Las Vegas the “World Santa Challenge” title for the second year in a row at the eighth annual Las Vegas Great Santa Run on Saturday morning.

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Santas In The “World Santa Challenge”

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Penn Jillette Competes For Opportunity Village On Celebrity Apprentice

Opportunity Village’s newest board member, Penn Jillette, will once again play for Las Vegas’ favorite charity on NBC’s “All-Star Celebrity Apprentice,” now in its 13th installment. Airing in March 2013, this will mark the second time Opportunity Village will be the beneficiary of Jillette’s appearance.

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Opportunity Village

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Las Vegas Design Center Hosts Anticipated Fall Sale With Up To 70% Off

Las Vegas Design Center’s much anticipated semi-annual home furnishings sale is one of the most talked about sale of the season. Sale dates are November 9-10 during LVDC hours, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday.

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Global Views Showroom at LVDC

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Opportunity Village Kicks Off 'Christmas In July' At New York-New York

Opportunity Village kicked off registration for the 2012 Las Vegas Great Santa Run with a “Christmas in July” opening ceremony on Thursday, July 19.  The rollercoaster platform at New York-New York was filled with Santas riding reindeer (a.k.a. the rollercoaster at New York-New York), hanging out with Mrs. Clauses (festively clad Vegas showgirls) and even receiving presents (the “World Santa Challenge” trophy!). Yes – Christmas was in the air.

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Las Vegas Great Santa Run

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Treasure Island Wins First Place In Gingerbread House Competition

Treasure Island Las Vegas made a ship of gingerbread, with Santa Claus waving, took first place at Opportunity Village’s 18th annual Magical Forest Gingerbread House Village competition earlier in December. The ship weighs nearly 50 pounds and took more than 30 hours to build for the charity.

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Treasure Island Gingerbread Ship

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