Presidential Candidate Dr. Ben Carson’s Wife Visits Opportunity Village
LAS VEGAS – On Tuesday, August 4, Candy Carson, a graduate of Yale University and former concert violinist toured the Opportunity Village Engelstad Campus and performed a short program. The Opportunity Village’s Village Blend vocal group performed an opening number before Carson took the stage. At the conclusion of the program, Chief Development Officer Linda Smith and CEO Edward Guthrie of Opportunity Village presented Carson a handmade scarf by Amanda D., an OVIP artist in the organization’s Fine and Performing Arts program.
Carson is the wife of presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson. Dr. Carson toured the campus in May and hosted a fundraiser for Opportunity Village.
Former violinist Candy Carson performs at Opportunity Village’s Ralph and Betty Engelstad Campus on Tuesday, August 4, 2015.
Chief Development Officer Linda Smith and CEO Edward Guthrie of Opportunity Village present Carson a handmade scarf from an OVIP at the Ralph and Betty Engelstad Campus on Tuesday, August 4, 2015.
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