The local EMS will host an open house and blood drive next week.
The following press release was submitted by the Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad. On April 21, the Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad will hold its annual open house and blood drive. The squad building, located at 378 Snyder Ave., will be open to the public from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Tours of the building will take place and refreshments will be served. Visitors will have the opportunity to speak with the EMTs and learn about what they do. As part of the recruitment campaign the squad is offering flexible shifts of as little as six hours per week for new associate members, with no requirement to stay at the building. All members receive free uniforms and training. The Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad is an all-volunteer…
BHVRS Cadets are collecting canned foods, canned pet foods, clothing and supplies to assist victims of Superstorm Sandy. Read on for full details.
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Friday, November 16, 2012
The Cadets of the Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad (BHVRS) are collecting donations to help families as well as animal family members affected by Hurricane Sandy. Canned meals including canned fruit, vegetables, soup, peanut butter, shelf-stable milk and baby food are being collected in addition to canned pet foods, new packages of underwear and socks, diapers, work boots, cleaning supplies including gloves and heavy duty garbage bags, tools, plastic bins for storage, camp cots, and air mattresses. Donations will be made to the Community FoodBank of NJ (http://www.njfoodbank.org/), St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Shelter (http://www.sthuberts.org/sandyneeds) and to the Highlands, NJ shore area through http://helpjersey.com. Collection …