FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 16, 2009

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

 

“Simple Treasures” are on Sale at Runnells Specialized Hospital November 19th

 

Start putting aside those special holiday gift items when the Volunteers Guild of RUNNELLS Specialized Hospital of Union County features a sale by “Simple Treasures,” Thursday, November 19th. Make your choices from items that include scarves, men’s and ladies wallets, jewelry, cosmetics, handbags and novelty items.

The vendor will accept credit and debit cards as well as checks and cash. The sale will be in the facility’s multi-purpose room, 40 Watchung Way, Berkeley Heights. Sale hours are from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

“The public is invited to all our sales,” explains Union County Freeholder Chester Holmes, liaison to RUNNELLS SpecializedHospital. “A percentage of each purchase made at these sales is credited to the Volunteers Guild. They use all funds raised to enrich the lives of residents and patients by obtaining items that may include televisions, DVD players 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 in cooperation with the Berkeley Heights Lions Club.”

The Volunteers 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.