Update 4/4/17 – For the tenth year, Westy Self Storage of Chatham, N.J., is supporting Summit College Club’s book drive by providing storage and acting as a drop-off site. Donations of gently used softcover and hardcover books as well as DVDs can be dropped off at 13 River Road through April 12. The items will be sold at a book sale, April 25-30, at the American Legion Hall in New Providence, N.J.
“Westy’s assistance by providing a drop-off location and secure storage is invaluable to us, especially financially, thus enabling us to award five scholarships last year,” said Lynne Rogerson, chairwoman of the Summit College Club Book Sale Committee. “The team at Westy in Chatham is friendly, helpful and a pleasure to work with. We thank Westy for being a great organization that gives back to the community.”
“We are pleased to be able to again assist the Summit College Club’s book drive,” said Tim Mincin, Westy’s district director. “We value the importance of education, and it gives us great satisfaction to assist such a deserving cause.”
3/5/2015 – Westy Self Storage of Chatham, N.J., will once again provide storage and act as a drop-off site for this year’s Summit College Club book drive, which runs through April 8. It’s the eighth year the self-storage operator has participated in the campaign. The donated items will be sold during the college’s book sale, April 21-26, at The American Legion Hall.
"Our book sale would not be possible without the help of so many volunteers especially Westy Self Storage," said Anita Meritt, chairman of the Summit College Club Book Sale Committee.
3/7/2013 – Now through April 2, Westy Self Storage in Chatham, N.J., is serving as a donation-collection site for the Summit College Club annual book sale, providing free use of a storage unit for related donations. The book sale itself, April 16-21, will raise funds to provide scholarships to high school girls and women pursuing graduate-level studies. It will be held at The American Legion Hall, 357 Elkwood Ave., in New Providence, N.J.
All donated books must be in good condition and packed in flat, stackable containers. DVDs will also be accepted. Donations can be dropped off at Westy Self Storage, 15 River Road, during operating hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday; and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.
The Summit College Club is a branch of the American Association of University Women, a national network of members dedicated to helping women and girls reach their full potential. The organization launched the first book sale in 1934.
Founded in 1990, Westy Self Storage is headquartered in Stamford, Conn. The company's portfolio of facilities span the tri-state area of Connecticut, New Jersey and New York.