SLC event venue refuses to give up despite pandemic struggles

Posted at 6:22 PM, Apr 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-03 20:37:55-04

Many Utahns lost their livelihoods at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Janice Boes, the founder and owner of Pierpont Place in downtown Salt Lake City, was one of them.

Pierpont Place is billed as "Salt Lake's premier event venue." But with social gatherings halted, clients stopped coming.

So Boes had to decide how to keep her ship from sinking.

Inspired by restaurants that started delivering their food, she had an idea: Delivering floral arrangements to residents' doorsteps. They also donated every 20th flower order to a frontline COVID-19 worker.

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