FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 1, 2007

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Medical Reserve Corps Volunteers Honored for Service

medical reserve corps volunteers honored

Scotch Plains – Sixty-one active members of the new Union County Medical Reserve Corps were honored for their commitment to public health during a ceremony at the John H. Stamler Police Academy in Scotch Plains last month. The Corps consists of community volunteers in a broad range of medical and non-medical professions who are trained to assist local officials in public health emergencies. So far, over 200 volunteers throughout Union County have registered to join the Corps. Pictured from left to right are volunteers Rachel Herz of Garwood, Linda Greer of Roselle Park, Richard Corritore of Hillside, Timothy R. Healy Jr. of Linden, Union County Freeholder Chester Holmes of Rahway, and volunteers Ed Rucki of Union and Angela Mattos of Scotch Plains.

For more information on volunteering for the Union County Medical Reserve Corps, call Ella Shaykevich, Nurse Coordinator, at 908-518-5620, or visit http://www.ucnj.org/lincs.