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Community Connections Unveils New Sensory Garden at Somerset Day Center


Somerset, MAOn Wednesday, June 15, Community Connections held an Open House/Ribbon cutting  to present the new sensory garden at the Somerset location at 1400 Brayton Point Road.  The event featured tours of the program space and garden, light refreshments, and a ribbon cutting with Community Connections and Somerset town officials.

Somerset Chair of the Selectboard, David Berube brought along an official citation, saluting the organization for “providing life enriching services that promote independence for people with disabilities.”

The garden area features a fountain, raised flower beds, benches under awnings, wheel chair accessible brick paths and a gardening bench, which is also wheelchair accessible.  “Thanks to our supporters, our Somerset clients will be able to enjoy the lovely environment just outside their door and participate in the garden as they wish.  They will be assisting in the upkeep, planting, or maybe just sitting and enjoying this beautiful, peaceful space.  This is just another way we are assisting our clients to be active, involved, and empowered,” said Donna Sabecky, President, CEO and founder of the organization.

Community Connections provides the highest quality services and opportunities for people with disabilities. The Somerset Day Center specializes in serving individuals 45 and older, providing a quiet environment with activities and outings designed for this specific age group.  The agency fulfills their mission by serving over 725 individuals in 62 cities and towns throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and Cape Cod.

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