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Celebrating Utah’s Place

Joanna Robinson, cofounder of Hospitality House and president of its board of directors, addressed a crowd of supporters Friday afternoon at the nonprofit’s festivities to celebrate the completion of Nevada County’s first permanent homeless shelter. When opened to guests on Dec. 4, Utah’s Place, named for deceased founder Utah Phillips, will be able to house 54 guests year round and provide services aimed at getting guests out of homelessness.
John Hart/jhart@theunion.com | The Union

Dozens of Nevada County elected officials and Hospitality House supporters gathered Friday to celebrate the completion of renovations for what will be area’s first permanent homeless shelter. Located at 1262 Sutton Way in Grass Valley, renovations on the 6,500-square-foot facility began in March and the nonprofit continues to look for approximately $200,000 in construction costs.

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