United Presbyterian Home Holds Ceremonial Groundbreaking

September 14, 2016 - 12:30pm

Washington, IA (September 14, 2016) – The United Presbyterian Home is proud to announce that construction has started on campus for the Expansion of Quality First Services Building Addition. The Ceremonial Groundbreaking took place on Wednesday, Sept. 14th at 9:30 a.m. to celebrate this monumental achievement for the Home with many residents, community members and employees in attendance.

The new addition on to the south hall of the current Health Center will be over 20,000 square feet and cost an estimated $6.2 Million Dollars. The first floor of the addition will house 17 private rooms and the lower level addition will have first-class wellness, fitness and therapy facilities which will include a warm water therapy pool and an indoor walking track.

“I would like to thank the Board of Directors, residents, friends of the Home, steering committee volunteers and my dedicated staff for the pledges of financial assistance being made to help defray some of the construction costs of building this facility,” said CEO Mike Moore during the Ceremonial Groundbreaking. “The overall fundraising will continue through the building process. The gifts raised and additional borrowing will build a new facility that will benefit all Washington Community residents 55 and over. It will provide a means for people to stay healthier while living in the place they call home.”

The fundraising goal of $1.5 million dollars was announced during the groundbreaking ceremony, the Steering Committee has helped raise $1.15 million dollars in pledges so far. 

Read more about the project here: http://www.uphome.org/expansion-quality-first-services