RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital of Union County
40 Watchung Way, Berkeley Heights NJ 07922

FOR RELEASE: March 22, 2012
CONTACT: Margaret “Peggy” Salisbury (908) 771-5730
Norma T. Sheld (908) 771-5815

RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital Volunteers Guild Product Sales for 2012


The Volunteers Guild of RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital of Union County will sponsor product sales throughout 2012. The sales will feature items ranging from linens and jewelry; fragrances, cellular items and toys. All sales are held in the facility’s multi-purpose room, unless otherwise advised. RUNNELLS is located at 40 Watchung Way, Berkeley Heights. Sales run from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and are handicapped accessible.

The upcoming vendor sales are:

March 27             -        Ron’s Towels & Linens

April 24                -        Ideal Jewelry

Sept. 11               -        Joe the Toy Man

Sept. 23               -        Topical Solutions

Oct. 9                    -        R & K Fragrances

Oct. 23                  -        Bella Trends

Nov. 20                -        Cellular Needs

Dec. 4                   –        N&N Linens & LGE Jewelry

Dec. 18                -        In the Bag


The public is welcome to attend RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital product sales. A percentage of all purchases made at these sales is credited to the Volunteers Guild. Funds raised are used to enrich the lives of residents and patients by obtaining items that may include prizes for bingo games and paying for entertainment. The Guild, which makes vendor sales possible, also sponsors a holiday party/gift distribution in cooperation with the Berkeley Heights Lions Club.

“This is a win-win situation,” observed Union County Freeholder Vernell Wright, Freeholder liaison to RUNNELLS Hospital. “Enjoy saving on a wide assortment of items including, but not limited to jewelry and toys, cellular phone and iPod accessories as well as an amazing assortment of handbags. You get quality and value while supporting the residents and patients at RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital.”

The Volunteers Guild and the Office of Volunteer Services of RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital are always interested in recruiting volunteers, both adult and junior (age 14 and up). Flexible hours and a variety of opportunities exist with resident contact as well as performing other tasks. Anyone who would like information about volunteering or the above listed sales should call the Office of Volunteer Services at 908-771-5847.