Posted by: Drew | September 13, 2010

RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE OF LONG BRANCH HOSTS 2010 FRIENDS & FAMILY OPEN HOUSE & BBQ SATURDAY OCTOBER 2, 2010 1PM – 4PM

An afternoon of fun for over 600 Friends, Families, Volunteers, Donors of RMH

Entertainment, Spray Tattoos, Balloon Sculptures, Pumpkin Painting, Crafts, Bobbing for Apples, Food, Refreshments, DJ, Awards, Prizes
and…of course, Ronald!

(LONG BRANCH, NJ) – The Ronald McDonald House (RMH) of Long Branch will host its 7th annual “Friends and Family Open House and BBQ” on October 2nd from 1pm to 4pm , it was announced today by Corinne LeBaron, Executive Director/ RMH Long Branch and New Brunswick.

“Each year we reunite past and present families, volunteers, staff, and donors of the Ronald McDonald House. It’s a special time when we recall and share touching memories, in addition to an awards presentation to thank our volunteers and donors,” stated LeBaron.

The event is definitely kid-friendly featuring entertainment, music by DJ Leonard Brown, spray tattoos by Mike Emitt, balloon sculptures by Funny Factory, pumpkin painting, bobbing for apples and much more. The Long Branch Fire Department will stop by with one of their fire engines, there will be a therapy dog, awards, prizes, lots of food….and of course Ronald will be on hand for all the festivities!

The Ronald McDonald House provides a true “home away from home” for families of seriously ill children who receive care at medical facilities near our locations in Long Branch and New Brunswick, NJ. RMH also offers Family Rooms and a Hospitality Suite in the pediatric units of three hospitals in Monmouth County and one in Middlesex County. In this way, families can stay together in a comfortable surroundings, helping them to remain strong throughout the course of their child’s treatment. Thanks to the ongoing help and support we receive, RMH can offer a welcoming, supportive environment for families during a time of uncertainty and stress.

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