PELLA – 818 Forward with Faith’s first group home for four people with disabilities in Pella Iowa, is projected to be open Dec. 4.

There will be a grand opening of the newly constructed home at 812 Lincoln Street Saturday, Nov. 23, from 9:00 a.m. to noon. The event is free and open to the public.

Vodec will be providing the residential services for the residents, said Vodec CEO Steve Hodapp. Vodec has hired Shawnae Lambert to be the home’s residential services supervisor. “I feel blessed to have found such an honorable company to work for and walk this new endeavor with,” Lambert said.

For more information about Vodec and the group home in Pella, contact Sheila Stoneburner at or 515.777.2114.

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