AROUND THE Community


Ten current and past Seymour residents were at the Colts Complex on Aug. 26 during the eighth annual Tackling Homeless Fundraising event for Horizon House, which is Indianapolis%u2019 only multi-service day shelter serving the homeless. Indianapolis Colt Austin Collie center, is flanked by current and past Seymour residents, from left, Shannon Moore, Pam Moss, Sheila Hawkins, Brooke Hawkins, Teresa Wessel, Austin Collie, Hilary Pollert, Julie Klaes, Beth Tex, Brenda Thomas and Mackenzie Klaes. The Seymour volunteers were part of a team of 30 volunteers who helped raise $120,000. The volunteers aided with registering guests, the silent and live auctions, assisted speakers and ensured guests enjoyed the event. Horizon House provides direct support to persons who are homeless, connecting our neighbors with comprehensive services to empower them to find and maintain housing and meet life%u2019s critical needs.

Members of Delta Delta chapter, Epsilon Sigma Alpha sorority, Seymour, from left, Dee Hess, Brenda Hardesty, Mary and Elizabeth Hougland, Deena and Aslynn Personett, Katie Personett-Hopkins, Amy Hirtzel and Julia Aker, visited Camp Riley in Bradford Woods near Martinsville on July 15 for the camp%u2019s annual Donor Day. Guests were greeted by campers, staff and foundation President Kevin O'Keefe, then visited the lake and pool areas to participate in activities with staff and campers. In 2011, Indiana Epsilon Sigma Alpha donations helped fund scuba diving instructor training for two campers who taught that skill to other campers this summer. Delta Delta's annual Nick Personett golf scramble in April helps with sorority projects and also helps sponsor several local campers each year.

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