FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 22, 2008

CONTACT: M. “Peggy” Salisbury 908-771-5730;
Norma T. Sheld 908-771-5815


Runnells Specialized Hospital Volunteer Guild will present R.K. Fragrances October 23rd


The Volunteer Guild of RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital of Union County is sponsoring a sale of designer brand name fragrances brought to Guild customers by R.K. Fragrances on Thursday, October 23. The sale will be held in the multi-purpose room of the facility, located at
40 Watchung Way, Berkeley Heights from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The vendor said that the collection, at 10% to 50% off retail prices will include: Calvin Klein, Givenchy, Michael Kors and many more. All major credit cards and cash will be accepted.

“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.