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Jarvis Green, NFL Star to Deliver Keynote at National Nonprofit Conference

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Jarvis Green, NFL Star to Deliver Keynote at National Nonprofit Conference

March 11, 2011– (Princeton, NJ) Community Options, a national nonprofit organization that develops homes and employment for people with disabilities is proud to announce that Jarvis Green, NFL Star of the Houston Texans will be delivering a Keynote at the organization’s 6th Annual iMatter Conference.

Jarvis Green, defensive lineman for the Houston Texans, has come a long way from his roots in the small town of Donaldsonville, LA. The former LSU construction engineering major virtually runs through his opponents on the field, racking up sacks and causing fumbles. In fact, he’s been named Defensive Player of the Week numerous times throughout his career. Further, he’s helped his team achieve an 18-0 record for the 2007-2008 season.

A stanch servant to the less fortunate, Green founded was awarded the New England Patriots Ron Burton Community Service Award in 2006 and founded the Jarvis Green Foundation in 2007 to provide support to single working mothers in disadvantaged, lowincome areas (i.e., Hurricane Katrina single mothers).

“Having Jarvis Green of the Houston Texans as a Keynote speaker at our upcoming conference is a true testament to his dedication to the nonprofit sector and vulnerable populations,” says, Robert Stack, President and CEO.

The 6th Annual iMatter Conference will be taking place at the Sheraton Station Square Hotel in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Sunday, September 18, 2011 through Wednesday, September 21, 2011. The conference the organization holds is always based on an important theme and for 2011, this theme is Families and Leadership. In previous years, conference themes have focused on Medicaid, Family Web 2.0 and Employment for people with disabilities.

For more information about Community Options, please visit them at or you can follow them on Twitter @COINATIONAL. About Community Options: Community Options is a national nonprofit organization founded in 1989 by Robert Stack that works to develop homes and employment for people with disabilities. Community Options operates in 37 cities across 10 states supporting thousands of people with disabilities and their families with the help of over 2,500 employees.