Fundraiser to benefit family of Somerset officer

An Italian dinner fundraiser set for November will raise money for the family of a fallen Somerset police officer.

Patrolman B. J. Voss died unexpectedly earlier this month, while off-duty.

The Officer B. J. Voss Fundraiser is set for Saturday, Nov. 23, from 1 to 6 p.m., at the Fall River Elks Lodge, 4500 North Main Street.

Aside{}from the dinner, a series of raffles will also raise money for Voss' family.

Tickets are $25, and $10 for children under 10.

Donations and raffle items are being accepted through Sgt. Matthew Reis or Officer Jared Linhares at 508-674-1444, or{}through Tracey Goncalves at 508-846-8065 or