1. Pioneers Vendor Schedule

(Click link for schedule) – Please print & place on your common area refrigerator. New this year: Poinsettias sale on Dec. 5 from the Veterans Greenhouse.

2. Pick An Angel

The Bedminster drive will end on Wednesday, Dec. 6. Please return your donated gifts to the elves near the entrance to the cafeteria between 11:30 am and 1:30 pm. If you will be delayed in returning your gift please notify the Pioneers Project Leader: Terry Moore (tm2492@att.com).

3. Holiday Vendor and Craft Fair

Wed., Dec. 6 & Thurs., Dec. 7, from 10 am-3 pm
This event will take place on the 1st Floor Zenith, Nadir, Odyssey and Olympia Conference Rooms, the Vendor areas in near the cafeteria entrance and across from Pioneers Gift Shop. Thirty+ vendors are currently schedule for this two day event. Project Leader: Yvonne Rogers (yr2465@att.com).


Samaritan Homeless Interim Shelter, Dec. 11 – 15th

A food drive within the building seeking specific items such as:

Cans of Cranberry Sauce Cookies Soda Diet Soda
Cans of String Beans Potato Chips Stove Top Stuffing Instant Mashed Potatoes
Cans of Sweet Corn Pretzels Salad Dressing Napkins
Cans of Peas Brown Sugar Nuts 6 inch plates
Cans of Olives Mints Candy 9 inch plates

Donations can be placed in the labeled boxes at the North Garage, South Garage and Building D (GTOC) entrances
Pioneers Project Leader: John Kosinski (jk3912@att.com)

5. Ginnie’s House Children’s Advocacy Center Holiday Party

Christ Episcopal Church, Newton, Dec. 7th
Thank you all, more than enough AT&T volunteers have responded.

6. Ronald McDonald House

Dinner on Wed., Dec. 13th OR Brunch on Sun., Dec. 24th
**Photo-op with AT&T CARES Grant presentation Dec. 13**
Calling all chefs! Liberty Garden Pioneers and you can continue to support the Ronald McDonald House Caring Cooks program and provide a nutritious meal for families whose children are receiving medical treatment at Robert Wood Johnson Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital. Volunteers are needed to set-up, prepare the meal and clean-up. We are looking for inspiring chefs to help and make a difference for these families!
If you would like to know the dates for 2018 contact: Pioneers Project Leader: Tracy Palumbo (tp6543@att.com).

7. Blood Drive

Thursday, December 14th, 8 am – 4 pm, Rooms: 1B115-1B117, Bedminster
It’s easy, it’s safe, and each individual donation can save up to 3 lives – what’s not to love?!?!?
GOAL: 120 units of blood
SERVING: Soup, Salad, Christmas Cookies and more!
Visit www.nybloodcenter.org to learn more about blood donation
To schedule an appointment: Sign up directly online @ http://nybloodcenter.org/
*Please use group code 62970 on the log in page to get to the schedule or contact Project Leader: Lori Deutsch, 234-3321

More information to come about both of these events.

8. Salvation Army Holiday Gift Sorting, December 15

9. Salvation Army Adopt a Class Holiday Party, December 21

10. Bedminster Barber Shop / Hair Salon, in Room 1A201 (next to the gym)

Need a haircut but time is limited outside of the office? There is a barber on the 1st floor near the gym, every Wednesday, from 11am to last scheduled appointment. Stop in or call 234-8499 to schedule your appointment.

11. Lillie Murray Telecom Pioneers Gift Shop – Bedminster

We sell AT&T apparel, snacks, drinks, gifts, cards, balloons, books and so much more – all at discounted prices!!! Be sure to come and check out our new merchandise!! Normal work hours are 10am-2pm, on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday and managed by retired employees/Pioneers. The income from the store helps support all of our AT&T NJ Pioneers projects.

Pioneers Project Leader & Contact: Richard Halecki (rh1623@att.com)

12. Cell Phones for Soldiers

Your continued support of recycling your unwanted cell phones supports our soldiers serving overseas. Collection sites are located in the Pioneer Gift Shop.
Project Leader: John Wright (Bedminster Pioneers Gift Shop)

13. Recycle for Sight


In just about any dresser drawer, one can find a pair of eyeglasses that are no longer being used. That same pair of eyeglasses can change another person’s life. The Pioneers continue you’re their partnership with the Hunterdon Hills Lions Club to recycle used prescription, reading and sunglasses and plastic/metal frames. Children’s glasses are especially needed. If you have used eyeglasses you no longer need you can donate them at the Pioneer Gift Shop.
Project Leader:  Nancy Schmidt (ns5791@att.com)

If you know someone that would like to become a vendor in our Bedminster program (non-employees only), please contact Michael Hickey at 908-532-1869.

Become the spark of change!  Join AT&T Pioneers – a volunteer network – online at https://www.pioneersvolunteer.org/join

Thank you and Happy Hanukkah, Merry Christmas, Happy Kwanzaa and any other festivities not included here!