Pride Group Holds Ground Breaking Ceremony For New Housing Units

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(Le Mars) — The Pride Group held a ground breaking ceremony Friday afternoon for their new residential housing units for their clients.  The new housing units will be located on 14th Street SE, just south of the Plymouth County Law Enforcement Center, on the east side of the street.  Sarah Jackson serves as the Chief Executive Officer for Pride Group and talks about the new development.

Jackson offers a timeline as to when construction will begin, as well as when it will be completed, as well as the date Pride Group will need to vacate their current building located on Highway 3.

The new housing units will be able to hold up 20 clients, while the current facility has 43 clients. Jackson explains what will happen to some of the Pride Group clients.

Jackson says the new housing units is estimated to cost $3.5 million dollars.  She says the board of directors are keeping their options open to the possibility of adding a third unit to the construction site sometime in the future.