Extraordinary People Film

Check out this awesome new film that tells the story of some of our employees at Extraordinary Ventures. You can watch the trailer on their webpage at extraordinarypeoplefilm.com and like them on...

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You’re invited to our Picnic Basket Lunch and Learn

RSVP is required! Come check out the Event Center at Extraordinary Ventures on June 5, 2018. The Event Center will be hosting a lunch, provided by The Picnic Basket, and learn event for people who are unfamiliar with Extraordinary Ventures and would like more...

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New Events Director – Welcome to EV, Amelia!

New Events Director – Welcome to EV, Amelia!

There is a new Events Director at Extraordinary Ventures. Amelia Hayes comes with a background in leadership in multiple areas, and experience and training working with individuals with a diagnosis of autism. She has been with EV since January 2018 and has enjoyed...

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2017 Winner of Business Excellence Award

2017 Winner of Business Excellence Award

On May 19, 2017 Extraordinary Ventures was honored to receive the Business Excellence Awards in one of the ten Business of the Year award categories from the Chapel Hill Chamber of Commerce.  We enjoyed a night of dazzling red carpet awards ceremony complete with a...

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Company Picnics

Company Picnics

A great way to bring your team together is through the old-timey company picnic. It's so old- it's new and a very affordable way to reward and inspire the people who make things happen in your business. The Event Center is a great place right here in town to hold your...

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Celebrating Our 10 Extraordinary Years

Celebrating Our 10 Extraordinary Years

In 2007 a group of parents who all had high school children with developmental disabilities, came together to form a non-profit organization called "Extraordinary Ventures" with a mission to provide real and sustainable employment for adults in Chapel Hill. Ten years...

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Business Excellence Award

Business Excellence Award

Extraordinary Ventures was selected “Non-Profit of the Year” for 2017 by the Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards.

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Mazel Tov, Y’all

Mazel Tov, Y’all

Choosing the Perfect Venue for Your Bar Mitzvah or Bat Mitzvah After you have set the date for your Bat Mitzvah or Bar Mitzvah, picking your venue is probably the next most important item you can do for this wonderful celebration. How do you pick the perfect venue?...

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Finalist in “People’s Choice Awards”

Finalist in “People’s Choice Awards”

The Event Center at Extraordinary Ventures is honored to be one of five finalists in the category of Best Special Event Venues in Chapel Hill in 2017. Our businesses make a difference in the lives of people with developmental disabilities!  

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Valentines Lunch & Tour

Valentines Lunch & Tour

  The Love month is coming soon. It's a time for dances, weddings, and parties of all sorts with the common theme of Valentines. If you are an event planner looking for a new venue and some new inspiration for your clients, please make your plans to come to our next...

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We chose the Event Center for our workshop because it is a lovely and top notch venue, the staff is extremely easy to work with and we love the mission of EV and Extraordinary Ventures! It felt right to partner with a group who is giving so much back to the community and making a difference in lives.

Deby Bower Burgess

Fragile X Conference