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...

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Let’s make a date for February 3, 2016

Let’s make a date for February 3, 2016

Event Centers love Event Planners and to show you just how much, we're inviting you for lunch and a tour of what we have to offer. Our tour of the Event Center begins at 11:30am and then lunch at 12pm. This delicious event is free. All we need is an RSVP with a...

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The End is Near

The End is Near

    "It's the end of the world as we know it..." and that means it's time to plan your graduation, awards, and end-of-the year celebrations at Extraordinary Ventures.  It's affordable, flexible, convenient, and simply by having a party, you are helping to provide...

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What are you doing….

There are 365 days in every year but there is only one New Year's Eve each year and it's the night that everyone always wants to claim for their special New Year's Party. This year, Thursday, December 31st is that special date and no one has reserved it yet. It could...

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Extraordinary Caterers of Chapel Hill

Extraordinary Caterers of Chapel Hill

 The Event Center at Extraordinary Ventures hosts events of all kinds. We have weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, dances, proms, conferences, workshops, bar mitzvahs, retreats, showers, and more. We have the opportunity to see and sometimes taste the best food in...

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Extraordinary Milestone Moments

Extraordinary Milestone Moments

           The literal definition of Milestone refers to a roadside marker in the past that listed the distance to a particular location. These days, the word is more often used figuratively to refer to significant events in life, like graduating from college or...

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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