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Congregation Beth Israel to Hold Blood Drive on Sunday, April 23

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Men’s Club of Congregation Beth Israel will hold a Blood Drive on Sunday, April 23, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Scotch Plains synagogue. 

Run by Community Blood Services of New Jersey, the drive is open to anyone in the community, 18 years or older, who is medically eligible to donate blood.   No pre-registration is required. A continental breakfast will be served to all donors.

The Men’s Club of Congregation Beth Israel hosts a winter and spring blood drive annually.

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Congregation Beth Israel is located at 18 Shalom Way (corner of Martine Ave.), Scotch Plains, NJ.  The blood drive and breakfast will be held in a bus stationed in the synagogue’s parking lot adjacent to its building.

For more information, contact the synagogue office at (908) 889-1830 or  Walter Chinoy, Blood Drive Chair, at (908) 232-0062.

 

 

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