Tuesday, February 12, 2013
On Feb. 2 the Newcomers Club sponsored a blood drive.
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Tuesday, February 12
The following information was provided by the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Newcomers Club. The Scotch Plains Fanwood Newcomers Club sponsored a Blood Drive on February 2nd. It was a success and the Club would like to thank their members and the community who came into to donate and give the gift of life! The SPF Newcomers' Club, a non-profit social organization, offers daytime and evening activities for women, men and children. For more information about the club, please see the club website at http://scotchplains.com/newcomers/.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
The club will host the "Have a Heart" blood drive on Feb. 2.
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Thursday, January 17
The following information was provided by The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Newcomers' Club. The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Newcomers’ Club will host there Annual Blood Drive "Have a Heart" Event next month which is open to the public. Please come and bring a friend/family member to join in. Also bring your children while you donate, Newcomer Club Member Volunteers will help watch and entertain with coloring pages. Date: Saturday Feb 2nd Time: 7:30am - 2pm Place: NJBS Donor Center 2279 South Ave. Scotch Plains To give blood you must be in generally good health, weigh 110lbs or more and be 17 years of age (16 with parental consent) Please note you must bring your ID, drink plenty of water and eat before the day of the drive and before you arrive and …
Sunday, January 13, 2013
On Jan. 13., Temple Sholom will sponsor a blood drive at UCHS, donors will receive a $10 Dunkin' Donuts gift card.
On Jan. 13, residents of Scotch Plains and Fanwood can donate blood at the campus of Union Catholic High School. The blood drive is being sponsored by Temple Sholom of Fanwood and Scotch Plains and the temple is offering 10 dollar gift cards to Dunkin' Donuts for all donors. In a release for the blood drive the temple noted the gift card as a, "thank you for the mitzvah of helping to save a life." The drive will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Remember, in order to donate blood you must be at least 17 years of age and weigh over 110 pounds. About Temple Sholom: Founded in 1913, Temple Sholom is a Reform Jewish Congregation led by Rabbi Joel N. Abraham. The Temple and its religious school are home to about 250 families from the greater …
Thursday, November 1, 2012
New Jersey Blood Services is urging community members to donate blood if they are able.
An emergency blood drive will be held from noon to 8 p.m. today at the Clark Rescue Squad on Raritan Road in Clark. New Jersey Blood Services is urging community members to donate blood if they are able. Blood drives throughout the New Jersey-New York region were cancelled and continue to be cancelled, resulting in a loss to-date of close to 6,000 pints of blood.
Monday, January 9, 2012
Each Monday, Patch highlights the happenings around Scotch Plains and Fanwood.
On Monday, January 9, the Scotch Plains Library will be hosting registration for this year’s Martin Luther King Day of Service. To hear all about co-founder of SPF MLK Day of Service Michelle Shapiro Abraham and the opportunities to participate in this year’s massive movement of SPF volunteers, watch Episode 3 of Let’s Talk Local here. MLK Day of Service will begin at the JCC on January 16. On Monday, January 9, and Wednesday, January 11, the NJ Blood Services Donation Center, located at 2279 South Ave, Scotch Plains will be hosting a blood drive. NJBS is facing significant challenges maintaining safe and adequate supplies for hospital patients. All are welcome to donate. To learn more about opportunities to donate in your area, read here…