NUTLEY, NJ  - On Monday, January 27, 2020 Community Blood Services of New Jersey will be in town to conduct a Community Blood Drive in memory of Nutley resident and business owner Keith Jaret.  Keith and Maureen Jaret were Nutley business owners and residents for many years.  Many of you know, love and remember them as the driving force behind the Petit Café as well as Jaret’s Stuffed Cupcakes.  In February 2018, Keith passed away due to liver disease.

The drive will be held at the Nutley Public Affairs Building – 149 Chestnut Street from 2:30pm – 7:30pm.  Donors must be between the ages of 16 and 76, weigh over 110lbs and be in general good health. Appointments are preferred, but Walk-Ins are welcome!

New Jersey on a whole is experiencing critically low donation numbers; ranking lowest in the entire country in donations.  There is an urgent need for Type O Negative, O Positive & B Negative Blood Types, but all types are welcome and needed!

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During this blood drive, between the hours of 2:30 and 5:00pm, Hackensack Meridian Health, Mountainside Hospital Center will be conducting a Waist Circumference screening which includes Body Fat/BMI, waist measurement, weight and Glucose. Cost of the screening is $5.00/pp.

For more information, please call the Department of Public Affairs at 973-284-4976.  If you would like to schedule an appointment please call 201-251-3703