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Hospitality House Kicks Off Retail Program

After implementing a successful culinary program, Hospitality House is now kicking off a retail program for its homeless guests. Hospitality House Development Director Debbie McDonald says the Retail Job Training Program started out as a pilot program, but it is expanding beginning today. McDonald says its a six-week program where she says students learn skills from the back of the store to the front of the store…

Listen to Debbie McDonald 1

The classes will be held at Bread and Roses Thrift in Grass Valley. McDonald is hoping this program will be as successful as their culinary program, which is taught in their kitchen facility at Utah’s Place…

Listen to Debbie McDonald 2

A ribbon-cutting event for the program is this afternoon at 5:30 at Bread and Roses Thrift, 840 East Main Street. Smoked fish and other appetizers will be provided by students from the culinary program, and will be served with beer and wine.

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