Open Arms House 'Breaks Ground' in Visalia
Last updated 1/1/2017 at 8:06pm | View PDF
The Visalia Chamber of Commerce conducted a ribbon-cutting on December 6 at the Open Arms House, a hospice house scheduled to open in Visalia in 2017. (See article in our Nov.-Dec. issue.)<!-10p->
"Construction has begun on the house with anticipation that it will be complete in about four months," said Open Arms House Board President Carol Nickel. "We are in process of applying for our RCFE license, which could take up to six months.<!-9p->
"It was just a year ago that we officially signed our bylaws, and we celebrated with a little champagne at our December board meeting. (See photo below.) We surpassed our goal of raising $200,000, so that was cause for celebration also!"