May 8, 2007

CONTACT: M. "Peggy" Salisbury (908) 771-5730, Pager (908) 539-6418
Norma T. Sheld (908) 771-5815


Book your trip to RUNNELLS’ June 7th book fair!

Hundreds of new books and gifts in numerous categories from Books Are Fun LTD. will be at RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital of Union County on June 7th. If you appreciate both variety and value, this special sale is for you. A diverse array of books and gifts, presented by RUNNELLS Volunteer Guild will be priced from $4.99 to $39.99 with suggested retail values from $12.99 to $59.99. The selection includes cookbooks, children’s books and general interest material. The sale will be held from 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in the facility’s multi-purpose room.

“All sales are open to the public,” said Union County Freeholder Chester Holmes, liaison to RUNNELLS SpecializedHospital. “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 Guild, which makes vendor sales possible, also sponsors 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.

RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital is located at 40 Watchung Way
in Berkeley Heights.