Yearly Archives: 2014


Somerset Foundation creates the ‘Paul Horn Fund’

In memory of Paul, the Somerset Foundation has created the Paul Horn Fund which will support and promote causes about which he was passionate, including the advancement of mindfulness, ecological conservation, cultural exchange, animal rights and social justice. Donations of cheques payable to the Somerset Foundation (Memo line: Paul Horn Fund) would be gratefully accepted. […]

Paul Horn, jazz great, father of New Age World Music and Somerset’s Honorary Senior Advisor, passes at 84

Internationally acclaimed musician and recording artist Paul Horn passed away on the morning of June 29, 2014 after a brief illness. He was 84. Horn is survived by his wife Ann Mortifee, his sons Robin and Marlen, stepson Devon, 4 grandchildren – Brittany, Tyler, Jonah, Ana – and daughters in law Robin, Alison and Beth. […]

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PYE Global: Training youth workers, artists and educators.

Watch this cool video about PYE Global (Partners for Youth Empowerment). PYE is touching the lives of hundreds of thousands of young people all over the world and providing them with transformative experiences that unleash their creative potential. Peter Mortifee has recently joined the Board of Directors and Nancy Mortifee has joined the Advisory Board.

“Who Cares?” the movie.

This is more than a film… …. it’s a movement. A movement to inspire people to be CHANGEMAKERS, people from all walks of life and all parts of the world. Watch this trailer of the newly released film “Who Cares?” Social Entrepreneurs making a difference. “Don’t ask what the world needs, ask what makes you come alive. […]

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An Adventure in Cambodia with Seva

This blog post was written by Lauren and Claire Mortifee, daughters of Peter and Nancy Mortifee, about their recent experience with Seva in Cambodia in January of 2014. It also was posted to Seva’s blog (   Our Seva Cambodia adventure has been rewarding, inspiring, and frankly…wild. Leaving Vancouver on a rainy and cold January […]