Villadom Times Weekly Newspaper Online - December 24, 2008 Issue
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December 24, 2008 THE VILLADOM TIMES II • Page 19 Glen Rock Roundup Good Shepherd sets Christmas services Good Shepherd Lutheran Church will offer Christ- mas Eve and Christmas Day services. On Christmas Eve, Wednesday, Dec. 24 there will be a service for fam- ilies at 6 p.m. with a special message for children of all ages, and music by the instrumental Christmas Consort and children’s choirs. There will be a Christmas Eve Candlelight and Holy Communion service on Dec. 24, at 10 p.m. with the tra- ditional candle lighting ceremony and singing of “Silent Night.” The senior choir will present a special program of music and Pastor Spencer will preach the inspirational message of Jesus’ birth. The Christmas Day Festival service of Holy Commu- nion will be on Thursday, Dec. 25 at 10:30 a.m. For more information about these services, call Pastor Roger Spencer at (201) 444-6598. Or visit the web site at www.gs.lthrn.org. Good Shepherd is located at the corner of Rock Road and Ackerman Avenue. Coleman fundraiser sponsors sought The Clara E. Coleman School is seeking sponsors for its 47 th annual fundraiser, which will be held Satur- day, March 28. The Las Vegas Style Casino Night event will be held at the Community Hall at Saint Catharine’s Church in Glen Rock. More information is online at www.ColemanCasino2009.com. Sponsorship packages range from $50 to $1,000 and include event website advertisements, marquee-style billboards at the event, and featured spots in a virtual program slideshow that will be shown throughout the four-hour affair. Cash, in-kind, and fundraiser item donations of any size and value are accepted and appre- ciated. Sponsorships and donations are tax-deductible. To become a sponsor, make a donation and get speciﬁ cs visit www.ColemanCasino2009.com. Addi- tional inquiries may be directed to Jodie Stewart, event chairperson, at (201) 689-1869 or by e-mail at ColemanCasino2009@yahoo.com. Nursery school registration underway Registration for the 2009-10 school year is now open at the Glen Rock Jewish Center Nursery School. This state licensed preschool offers classes for two-, three- and four-year-olds as well as Kindergarten Enrichment, Mommy & Me, and Summer Day Camp. Certiﬁ ed teachers offer a wide range of age appropriate hands-on activities with an emphasis on self expression, individu- ality, and creativity. Professionally taught weekly classes in yoga and music are part of the curriculum for all age groups, and three- and four-year-olds go on at least two ﬁ eld trips a year. Other activities include cooking, creative dramat- ics, nature and the environment, puppetry, and experi- ential science. Scheduling is ﬂ exible. Parents are encouraged to create a nursery school schedule that works best to ﬁ t the needs of their families. The school is open from 9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m., offering half and full day programs, with before and after care available daily. All classes are ﬁ lled on a ﬁ rst come, ﬁ rst served basis. Synagogue afﬁ liation or any connection to Judaism is not necessary to participate in these programs. For more information, or to arrange for a visit, call (201) 652-6624 or e-mail email@example.com. Census Bureau offers employment testing The U.S. Census Bureau now has employment oppor- tunities available starting from $13 to $20 per hour. Employment will be available in December and Janu- ary. Testing is being done on Mondays from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Glen Rock Public Library in the month of December. Just show up at testing times: 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. to take the test. The test includes 28 questions covering basic reading comprehension and math that includes division and multiplication of deci- mals. For further information, call the Census Bureau at (646) 233-2441. The Glen Rock Library is located at 315 Rock Road in Glen Rock. Legion offers Entertainment books The American Legion Post 145 Glen Rock is sponsor- ing an Entertainment 2009 book fundraiser sale to “Help Our Vets.” Enjoy up to 50 percent off dining out, great deals on travel, and big savings on shopping, services and entertainment. Contact Ed Szulis at (201) 445-9238 for information or to purchase a copy. Senior services available Glen Rock senior and/or handicapped residents living alone, who are not capable of carrying their recyclables to the curb for pick-up, can now get help. The DPW will provide them with two covered containers, one for cans and plastic bottles and one for paper and cardboard. On collection days, see borough calendar, the DPW will do a special pick-up from the rear yard and return the con- tainers to their location. Residents who might be inter- ested in this service should contact Paula Fleming at borough hall at (201) 670-3956 for an application. For those seniors in need of home delivery of books and other library materials contact Emily Haberman at (201) 670-3070. Glen Rock maintains a roster of free or discount- priced activities for senior citizens, including bus rides to scheduled shopping trips on the commuter bus, and discount ticket books for taxicab rides. The Senior Citizen Advisory Committee meetings are Engaged? Just Married? Celebrating an Anniversary? Share the news with neighbors and friends! Announce your Special Event in We welcome photographs. Send announcements to: The Villadom TIMES P.O. Box 96, Midland Park, NJ 07432 firstname.lastname@example.org a focal point where seniors can express their concerns, which are then brought before the Glen Rock Borough Council by Committee Chair Doris Ciaramella. Ciara- mella regularly attends the night meeting of the council and advocates senior programs, causes and interests. Seniors Club welcomes new members The Glen Rock Senior Citizens Club meets every Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the municipal annex. Member- ship is $5 per year. Members enjoy a full schedule of events, such as meetings, card playing, games, entertain- ment by speakers and singers, day trips, and more. For more information call Andy at (201) 444-5498 or attend a club meeting any Wednesday. Library hosts Game Exchange The ongoing Jigsaw Puzzle Exchange located next to the Paperback Exchange at the front door of the library has proved to be so popular, it is being expanded to include games. Individuals who wish to donate an old board or card game to the Game Exchange may bring it to the library. Anyone can look through the stack of games and puzzles, and take one home or even play it in the library. Note: Staff members cannot guarantee that all the pieces will be there.