Health & Wellness

Sen. Bateman Hosts Blood Drive in Somerville

Credits: Courtesy RWJUH/Somerset

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Senator Christopher “Kip” Bateman (R-Somerset, Mercer, Middlesex, Hunterdon) is hosting a blood drive on Thursday, May 11 to collect donations for the Robert Wood Johnson Steeplechase Cancer Center.

Donors must be 17 or 16 with parental consent.

“We’ve had many successful drives in the past, with every available appointment filled. I hope we can do that again, but we need your help,” Bateman said. “This blood is desperately needed. By giving just a little blood and a little time you can help save lives.”

Sign Up for E-News

Bateman is a longtime blood donor and regularly hosts blood drives. Over the last 35 years, he’s donated more than 27 gallons of blood.

Bateman is scheduled to donate blood at 2:30 p.m. when the blood drive begins. It will continue through 7:30 p.m. at the Robert Wood Johnson Steeplechase Cancer Center. 30 Rehill Ave, Somerville, NJ 08876.

All donations collected through the drive will remain on campus to help people being treated at Steeplechase. That makes it easier for doctors to determine where the blood will go and how to utilize it in order to assist their cancer patients.

All donors will also be entered to win a $25 gift card.

 

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Like

Sign Up for E-News

Hillsborough

Upcoming Events

Carousel_image_0f101ed8d768eccba361_mm_rummage_sale_update_

Sat, September 23, 8:00 AM

Hillsborough

Sale-ing for Diabetes

Other

Carousel_image_1d23d2f7fbfa0a04bcce_img_3681

Sat, September 23, 6:00 PM

Ridge High School, Basking Ridge

Dandiya Raas Celebration

Somerset County Dedicates Veterans Park

September 12, 2017

RARITAN, NJ – A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Sept. 12 at the new Veterans Park on West Somerset Street.

Veterans and members of the Basilone Parade Committee were in attendance along with state, county and municipal officials. The park is located adjacent to the statue of World War II hero John Basilone.

“This park is dedicated to all Somerset County veterans, from all ...

Frenchtown Celebrates 150th Birthday Sept. 30th

September 21, 2017

 

FRENCHTOWN, NJ - Come one. Come all to Frenchtown’s 150th Birthday Celebration scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 30th from 3 p.m.-9.p.m. at the Old Frenchtown Field (across from the elementary school on Harrison) with evening events moving downtown.

There will be music, games, food, a beer garden and evening fireworks.

“Thanks to the efforts of many volunteers and the ...