Page 20 THE VILLADOM TIMES I • February 4, 2009 Park Windmill Food drive underway at Kid’s Clubhouse Kids Clubhouse Inc., located at 85 Godwin Avenue in Midland Park, is accepting non-perishable food items to help stock the Center for Food Action in Mahwah. The Center for Food Action provides emergency food, rental and utility assistance and advocacy to neighbors in need in Bergen County and the upper Passaic Valley. Food items can be dropped off Monday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Call (201) 670-4464. Knights plan Fish & Chips Dinner The Midland Park Knights of Columbus will hold its annual Fish & Chips Dinner on the first Friday of Lent, Feb. 27, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. The dinner will be held in Kennedy Hall at the Church of the Nativity. The cost of the dinner is $12.50. Argyle’s will provide the dinner. Macaroni and cheese will be available for children for $3. Dinners will be available for takeout. Tickets are available after all weekend masses or by calling Rich at (201) 652-6945 or Jack at (201) 670-6765. Old cell phones aid MPTV MPTV (Midland Park High School Broadcasting) is conducting a cell phone recycling drive. Help protect the environment by donating used digital cell phones. Used cell phones will be recycled in accordance with EPA regulations, or refurbished and sold. One hundred percent of the proceeds will help fund MPTV. Old cell phones can be donated at the main office in any of Midland Park’s three schools and placed in the bins marked “MPTV Cell Phone Drive.” Donated cell phones may be tax deductible. To receive a receipt of donation for tax purposes, send the phone to: MPTV Cell Phone Drive, Midland Park High School, 250 Prospect Street, Midland Park, NJ 07432. For more information, contact Brian Ersalesi at bersalesi@midla or at (201) 444-7400 extension 314. Kindergarten registration set The Midland Park School District advises parents of prospective kindergarten entrants that pre-registration will be done by phone from Monday, Feb. 23 through Thursday, Feb. 26. To pre-register, parents should call (201) 445-5350 from 10 to11:30 a.m. or from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Those with last names beginning with letter A-M should call either Monday or Wednesday. Those with last names beginning with letters N-Z may call Tuesday or Thursday. At this time, parents will be scheduled for full registration and screening during the week of March 23. In order to be eligible for enrollment, children must be age five before Oct. 1, 2009. Emergency team seeks volunteers The Midland Park Office of Emergency Management is working on a POD, or point of distribution, that could be used dispense medications to borough residents in the case of a health emergency. Nurses, dentists, doctors and pharmacists are needed to staff the POD. To become a founding/charter member, e-mail Jeff Allyn, emergency management coordinator, at ‘Pack the House’ night set Winter sports “Pack the House” nights are planned for Wednesday, Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. for Boys Varsity basketball vs. Wallington. The theme will be a “Green Out,” and all fans will be encouraged to wear their green in support of Panther teams. The Boosters will have refreshments available to purchase. Anyone interested in showing support by becoming a member can send $15 for an individual or $25 for a family membership to the MPHS Athletic Booster Assoc. at 250 Prospect Street. The membership form can be found at: http://midlandparkschools.schoolwires. com/66820102218144643/site/default.asp. Members will receive all three editions of the expanded athletic ad journal and a new Panther Pride mouse pad. For more information contact Sandi Abballe at (201) 251-9731. Performing Arts Parents hold fundraisers The Midland Park High School Performing Arts Parents encourage the community to help the organization raise program and scholarship money for students in instrumental/choral music and theater arts by participating in fundraisers that are perfect for the holidays. Please visit stores through and type in Midland Park Performing Arts Parents as your “cause,” then shop from any of the stores on their list. Each time you make a purchase from any store listed on GoodShop, a portion of the proceeds goes to MPHSPAPs. MPHS-PAPs is also offering insulated, steel travel mugs for $10 each. Contact or visit MPHS Booster news Residents are urged to support the MPHS Booster Association by becoming members. Dues are $15 for an individual and $25 for a family. Checks can be sent to the MPHS Booster Association at 250 Prospect Street in Midland Park, NJ 07432. The Boosters are selling Panther apparel. Half zip fleece jackets, sweatpants, men’s and women’s golf shirts, and a small sports bag are available. Anyone interested should contact Sharon Bieszard at (201) 447-9407. Order forms are available on the high school website under Organizations/Boosters/Booster Forms and Signup Sheets. Visit http://midlandparkschools.schoolwires. com/mphs. For more information, call Sandi Abballe at (201) 251-9731. Playgroup offered at Nativity Nativity Mom’s Group is offering a weekly playgroup on Wednesdays 9 to 10:45 a.m. Aimed at pre-school children (infants through age four), the group offers an opportunity for moms and children to play and socialize in a comfortable, child-friendly environment. The program will be held in the upstairs room of Nativity Church, 315 Prospect Street in Midland Park. There is no fee to attend; please bring your own refreshments. For details contact Judy Collins via e-mail at judy. or call (201) 239-1563. 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