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Crews Break Ground for New Poverello Center

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Crews break ground at the construction site of the new $5 million Poverello Center on West Broadway.

Poverello Center officials said their current homeless shelter on Ryman Street is not designed to serve the 1,500-2,000 people they help every year.

Over the summer, Pov officials have been securing funding for the project through grants and donations.

Crews began demolition of the old Trail's End bar back in June, in preparation for the new, three-story emergency shelter.

They hope to complete the project by the end of 2014.

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