FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 23, 2008

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


Runnells Specialized Hospital Volunteer Guild’s
Healthcare Workers Uniform Sale - January 29th


Save on uniforms for healthcare workers at the Volunteer Guild’s sale on Thursday, January 29th at RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital of Union County. Make your selection from assorted styles including scrubs, solid colors and prints. The sale will be in the multi-purpose room from 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

“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.

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