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

FOR RELEASE: November 4, 2011
CONTACT: Margaret “Peggy” Salisbury (908) 771-5730
Norma T. Sheld (908) 771-5815

“Simple Treasures” on Sale at Runnells Specialized Hospital November 7th


It’s not too early to start your holiday shopping at RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital of Union County in Berkeley Heights. November 7th is your time to find gifts from scarves and wallets to jewelry, handbags and novelties. Sponsored by the Volunteers Guild of RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital, cash, credit and debit cards, and checks will be accepted.

The sale will be held in the facility’s multi-purpose room, 40 Watchung Way, Berkeley Heights from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

The public is invited 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 product sales possible, also sponsors a holiday party/gift distribution in cooperation with the Berkeley Heights Lions Club.

“Your purchases at these sales help to support the residents and patients at RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital,” noted Union County Freeholder Mohamed S. Jalloh, liaison to RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital.

The Volunteers Guild and the Office of Volunteer Services of RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital are always interested in recruiting volunteers. Flexible hours and a variety of opportunities exist with resident contact as well as performing other tasks. Anyone who would like further information should call the Office of Volunteer Services at 908-771-5847.