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Ruth Meiers Moves To New Location

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After months of renovations, the Ruth Meiers Hospitality House opened its doors to show the community the progress being made at the former Baptist Home.

The new facility has 84 apartments to provide the community with family and individual residential shelter, as well as transitional and permanent housing.

The $9.7 million renovation includes a larger clinic, full commercial kitchen, learning center for children, food pantry and salon. The new building will have the ability to hold up to 250 people, and the Ruth Meiers' staff say they are responding to the community's needs.

"As the community grows and there are more job opportunities, we're seeing that there is also a rise in the cost of living. That means landlords can charge more for homes. What we're trying to do is provide another option for those who might not have as much money to spend on their living situation," says the Ruth Meiers' director of communications Ashley Porta.

Ruth Meiers will move it's main office to the new location tomorrow, and they are expecting the apartments to be done in late June.
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