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GLEANERS CANNED FOOD DRIVE - FEBRUARY 2017

As part of February National Canned Food Month, Somerset held a canned food drive and donated 329 pounds of food and raised enough money to provide 1,746 meals!

 

100 MEN WHO COOK - FEBRUARY 2017

Steve Dobias represented Somerset at 100 Men Who Cook, and raised $27,600 for the Center For Leadership Development! He cooked a meal of chilled filet mignon and won the Golden Chef Award after earning the most "tips!"

 

 

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FOSTER FAIRIES - DECEMBER 2016

Somerset was happy to sponsor 13 children through Foster Fairies Inc. this year so we could give them a memorable Christmas! Foster Fairies is an organization dedicated to supporting abused and neglected children by making their wishes come true, and by helping provide for their needs.

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BLOOD DRIVE - OCTOBER 2016

Somerset hosted the second blood drive of the year at our offices with the Indiana Blood Center where over 30 people signed up to donate and around 100 lives were saved.

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CPA DAY OF SERVICE - SEPTEMBER 2016

Somerset participated in the Indiana CPA Society Day of Service by volunteering at Outreach, Inc., a nonprofit that reaches out to homeless young men and women. The group cleaned the house, worked on donation mailers for the holidays, landscaped outside and put together food bags from the food pantry at the home.

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ZOOBILATION - JUNE 2016

Somerset was able to send 30 employees to the 2016 Indianapolis Zoobilation on June 1oth. This is the largest single-day fundraiser for the zoo, where guests enjoy live music and decadent food provided by more than 70 of the most popular restaurants in the area. Ticket sales and sponsorships help advance the Zoo's animal conservation mission.

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HUMANE SOCIETY VOLUNTEER DAY - JUNE 2016

Somerset both donated and volunteered at the Humane Society for Hamilton County. Volunteers
worked all over the shelter from cleaning the cattery, lobby, offices, and laundry to making adoption/marketing folders and doing landscaping. The Humane Society provides vital services to animals through sheltering, adopting animals, and providing positive reinforcement training.

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ANGELMAN SYNDROME FUNDRAISING WALK - MAY 2016

Somerset's own Kathy Rokita again hosted the 2nd Annual Indy Angelman Syndrome Walk. Angelman syndrome (AS) is a rare neuro-genetic disorder that occurs in one in 15,000 live births. AS is often misdiagnosed as cerebral palsy or autism due to lack of awareness. Characteristics of the disorder include developmental delay, lack of speech, seizures, and walking and balance disorders. Individuals with Angelman syndrome will require life-long care.

The Indy walk took place on Saturday, May 21, 2016, at West Park in Carmel and was a great success is raising funding and awareness!  To learn more about AS and how you can help, visit the Angelman Syndrome Foundation website.

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REV - MAY 2016

Somerset was excited to be a part of Rev this year. Funds raised at this event by Methodist Health Foundation support Indiana University Health statewide trauma programs.

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