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Maple House Bakery and Café celebrates its grand opening

The Maple House Bakery and Café in O'Leary, P.E.I., had its grand opening Friday. The café is run by Community Inclusions, a non-profit organization that works with adults who have intellectual disabilities.

Café run by Community Inclusions, a non-profit that works with adults with intellectual disabilities

(Left to right) Community Inclusions general manager Kevin Porter, P.E.I. Health Minister Robert Henderson, Egmont MP Bobby Morrissey and Community Inclusions board member Dan MacDonald were on hand for the grand opening of the Maple House Bakery and Café in O'Leary. (Brian Simpson)

A new café in O'Leary, P.E.I., had its grand opening Friday.

The Maple House Bakery and Café is run by Community Inclusions, a non-profit organization that works with adults who have intellectual disabilities.

Maple House works with a dozen clients with intellectual challenges from West Prince.

The bakery had been around for years, but grew out of its tiny building.

After renovating the old O'Leary liquor store, the group moved in earlier this year and added the café. 

Egmont MP Bobby Morrissey and provincial Health Minister Rob Henderson were on hand for the official opening.

Funding for the new building came from the federal government, the province, and the organization.

Customers lined up at the bakery earlier this year. (CBC)

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