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First Responder Scholarship fundraiser at CU-Somerset

By Jesse Harp, student news writer

SOMERSET, KY - Campbellsville University-Somerset has partnered with Bob Evans to host a fundraiser for the CU-Somerset First Responders Scholarship Fund on Monday, October 24, 2016, The scholarship can be applied for by any first responder looking to continue their education at CU-Somerset. The fundraiser will take place at the Bob Evans restaurant, 3061 S Hwy 27, Somerset, KY from 8amCT/9amET to 8pmCT/9amET.

Bob Evans will donate 15 percent of each order when individuals present a flyer from CU-Somerset.

CU-Somerset staff will have an information table setup to share information about the programs offered through Campbellsville University in Somerset.

"CU-Somerset appreciates Bob Evans willingness to support our CU-Somerset First Responder Scholarship Fund," Leah Franklin, director of CU-Somerset, said. The scholarship will be funded by gifts from individuals and local business.

"Our prayer is to build a substantial scholarship fund that will help first responders in our community since they, so graciously, serve us daily! Please help us support our First Responders by getting a flyer and eating at Bob Evans on Monday, October 24, 2016 between 9am and 9pmET, " Franklin said.

"Helping establish a scholarship fund enabling First Responders to continue their education is the least CU-Somerset can do for our local heroes who give sacrificially to us on a daily basis," Weddle said.

Everyone interested in helping support the first responders through this scholarship fund is invited and encouraged to attend, Weddle said.

For more information on the scholarship or to apply, contact Leanne Weddle, director of student services at CU-Somerset at or call/text 606-305-1617.

Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 3,500 students offering over 80 programs of study including 24 master's degrees, seven postgraduate areas and eight pre-professional programs. The website for complete information is

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