FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 4, 2007

CONTACT: Margaret “Peggy” Salisbury
Tel (908) 771-5730; Pager 908-539-6418
Norma T. Sheld (908) 771-5815

 

RUNNELLS SPECIALIZED HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER GUILD’S HEALTHCARE WORKERS UNIFORM SALE - JANUARY 18TH

Save on uniforms for healthcare workers at the Runnells Hospital Volunteer Guild’s first sale of 2007 on Thursday, January 18th at RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital of Union County. Make your selection from assorted styles, solid colors and prints. The sale will be in the multi-purpose room from 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

“There is never a fee for the public to attend our sales,” said Union County Freeholder Vice Chair Bette Jane Kowalski, liaison to RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital. “A percentage of each purchase made at these sales is credited to the Volunteer Guild. They use all funds raised to enrich the lives of residents and patients by obtaining items that may include televisions, DVD players/VCR’s and prizes for their bingo games as well as paying for a variety of entertainment throughout the year. The efforts of the Guild, which make vendor sales possible, also sponsor a holiday party/gift distribution and a summer ice cream social in cooperation with the Berkeley Heights Lions Club.”

The Volunteer 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.

The facility is located at 40 Watchung Way, Berkeley Heights.