Jan. 10, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- In the spirit of the holiday season, Opal Enterprises, a
company, came up with a merry and meaningful way to give back to their local community. Opal Enterprises initiated its first annual cookie bake on
Sunday, December 16
. Twenty-five staff members baked and delivered 62 dozen cookies to Advocate Hospice in
and St. Patrick's Residence Nursing and Rehabilitation in
The inspiration took off when
, Office Manager of
, made a few calls to learn about local needs this time of year. "It didn't take long to discover that two organizations desired sweets for the holidays. Our staff grew enthusiastic knowing this was a need we could fill."
, Co-Founder and Marketing Director, realized the impact of a simple, enjoyable way to give back. "We wanted to find a need that would involve our company as a whole, so we could interact with our community while focusing on our team-building skills."
Downers Grove siding contractors
, rented 2Foodies Café, a local catering kitchen on Sunday as staff members arrived to volunteer their time mixing up ingredients and rolling out dough. The cookies were delivered to the two non-profit groups by the employees the following day on Monday.
"It is so wonderful to see businesses such as Opal Enterprises coming together to celebrate the spirit of the holidays with our patients and their families who are going through very difficult time,"
, Administrator, Advocate Hospice in
About Opal Enterprises:
Opal Enterprises (
) is a family-owned and operated remodeling company. They have been installing windows, siding, and roofs for over 10 years. Located in
, they proudly serve the western suburbs of
. Their niche is specific to better serve the homeowner in need of roofing, windows, doors, gutters and house replacement and improvement.
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