Groundbreaking Begins Building Project

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After years of planning and anticipation, the official groundbreaking ceremony for the Spirit of Progress Building Project was held at the Holland Christian Home on Saturday, December 9.

Over 50 residents, neighbors and friends of the Home attended, including North Haledon Mayor Randy George and State Senator Nellie Pou. Both expressed excitement for the upcoming improvements and the Home’s continued partnership with the community.

The multi-year building project will create a new addition to the Home, allowing for a dedicated memory care wing and private single-bed rooms for all residents in Mountain View Nursing Unit.

Pictured from left to right are: Executive Director of HCH Foundation and Development Richard Kuiken, Visbeen Construction Co-Owner Jim Visbeen, North Haledon Mayor Randy George, Chairman of Spirit of Progress Campaign Michael Westra, Chairman of Building Project John Belanus, HCH Resident Henry Van Heemst, State Senator Nellie Pou (35th District), HCH Foundation President Abe Van Wingerden, and HCH Board President Steve Eichhorn.

To learn more about the building project, see updates in progress or make a donation, please visit our Spirit of Progress page.