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THANK YOU to all our sponsors, volunteers and donors for a  FUN & successful night....Especially our partner The Center School!     Click here for the event photo gallery

Congratulations to the winners of our 50/50 cash raffle that was drawn at the event: 1st prize Cindy A., 2nd prize Lucille T. and 3rd prize Michael L.


Family Success Center
 
A community gathering place that brings families together through free events & local activities and connects families to helpful resources in Somerset County...     

 
The EmPoWER Family Success Center held their annual FREE Family Campfire at the Bridgewater YMCA on September 24th. 

Over 35 families gathered around the fire pit and enjoyed
roasting hot dogs, veggie dogs, & marshmallows.  Children played games together on the grassy field while adults chatted about community happenings and learned more about the Family Success Center's programs.  Thanks are extended to over 15 local volunteers for their hard work, the YMCA of Bridgewater for use of their pavilion, and to Affinity Federal Credit Union for their support and generous sponsorship.    
 
Celebrate Halloween with us on Friday October 30 
from  3:00 - 6:00 pm on Division Street in Somerville.

  
  
Contact the EmPoWER FSC for other ways you can help at 908-722-4400 or fsc@empowersomerset.com
 
        Check out the links below for more 
Family Success Center happenings:


Right in Our Backyard Town Hall Meeting
Wednesday, October 28 
7:00-9:00 pm 
Temple Sholom in Bridgewater 
 
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Safe Communities Coalition Annual Fall Conference
November 12
8:00 am to 2:30 pm
Raritan Valley Community College  
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        Click here to register  


Coordinated School Health  
 
 
L to R: Rebecca Perkins of Healthier Somerset,  Angela Moskow of Sanofi,  Ruth Prothero of EmPoWER Somerset and Peter Ruccione  of American Diabetes Association.

On  October 7,  Healthier Somerset  invited community businesses and partners to participate in a workplace wellness forum presented by their W orksite Wellness Taskforce. " The Case for Employee Wellness ," a forum on employee wellness programs, was held at the offices of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus in Bridgewater.  

Ruth Prothero represented EmPoWER Somerset on a panel discussion along with Angela Moskow from Sanofi and Peter Ruccione from American Diabetes Association.   The program featured keynote remarks from Kelly Zanczewski of Verizon Wireless and was moderated by Rebecca Perkins from Healthier Somerset.   


       2014 Annual Report  

We invite you to view EmPoWER Somerset's 2014 annual report detailing our diverse programs and services including Coordinated School Health, EmPoWER Family Success Center, Safe Communities Coalition and a spectrum of evidence-based prevention education programs.

 

Our Mission:   EmPoWER Somerset assists individuals and families in making positive lifestyle choices and fosters healthy, drug free communities through education, collaboration, and linkages to resources.