March 11, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES I • Page 11 Franklin Lakes Scribe Supporters of Youth & Recreation Foundation honored Over the past four years Franklin Lakes Youth & Recreation Foundation has been raising money to fund improvements to the Pulis Avenue recreation complex. To honor key contributors, three donor plaques will be unveiled during Opening Day of the youth baseball and softball season, Saturday, April 4, at the Pulis Avenue Field. The plaques, known as the FLYRF Award, recognize three contribution levels: gold for $10,000, silver for $5,000 and bronze for $1,000. Donor names will be on the plaques. To be included on the plaque, contact Laurie Burnette at (201) 312-8150 or Elder law program offered Visit the Franklin Lakes Public Library on March 19 at 7 p.m. as Rhonda Benjamin, a specialist in Medicaid, preservation of assets, elder law, and estate planning, addresses these and other topics. Come with questions. All are invited to attend this free lecture and information program. Registration is not necessary. The library is located at 470 DeKorte Drive. Barnert to present program on Israeli government Barnert Temple’s Israel Action Committee will present an evening with Israeli journalist Shmuel Rosner on March 15 at 7:30 p.m. Rosner’s presentation will be “Politics and Realties for a New American Administration and New Israeli Government in the Aftermath of the Gaza War.” Rosner will provide his insight and observations as two new political leaderships deal with age-old issues in Israel and the greater Middle East. He will address such issues as who won in the Gaza War, and how Israel and the US will advance the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. The charge for this program is $18 per adult; children and teens will be admitted free. Light refreshments and an opportunity to meet Rosner will follow the event. Barnert Temple is located at 747 Route 208 South, Franklin Lakes. For more information about the event contact Alice Kintisch at (201) 848-1800. Republican Club to meet The Franklin Lakes Republican Club will meet on Tuesday, March 10 at the Senior Center in the fire department headquarters on Bender Court at 8 p.m. The club invites all borough residents to this meeting. Breithaupt to address auxiliary The Franklin Lakes Branch of the Valley Hospital Auxiliary will hold a meeting on Monday, March 16 at 10:30 a.m. at the Franklin Lakes Library on DeKorte Drive. Susan Breithaupt, LCSW, a health promotion specialist from Valley Hospital’s department of gerontology will present “How to Talk to Your Doctor So Your Doctor Will Listen.” For further information, call Eileen Leone at (201) 848-9330. Immigrant origins explored The Franklin Lakes Public Library will host Larry Fermi, an expert in family history research, on March 10 at 7 p.m. in the library meeting room. Fermi, an expert in genealogy with a focus on European immigration during the peak immigration periods of the 19th and early 20th centuries, will discuss how to use United States records to determine the city and country of origin of an immigrant ancestor or relative. This lecture covers documents like birth, marriage and death certificates, census records, naturalization forms, social security death records, and passenger lists. For further questions, contact Samantha McCoy at the Franklin Lakes Library, (201) 891-2224. Franklin Lakes Public Library is located at 470 DeKorte Drive. Wine tasting benefit planned The Franklin Lakes Lions Club will host a Night of Wine Tasting on Friday, March 13 at the Indian Trail Club on Franklin Lakes Road in Franklin Lakes. The tasting will be from 7 to 10 p.m. The Wine Seller of Ridgewood will be showcasing an extensive variety of wines from the US and throughout the world. Hot and cold appetizers will be served along with a hot buffet, a pasta station, dessert, and coffee. The cost is $85 per person. For tickets and information, call Dr. Robert Warsak at (201) 891-6065. Public school registration planned Registration for the Franklin Lakes schools will take place March 9 through 13 for new students to the district. Parents of children attending private school who will be in the first grade in the Franklin Lakes schools for the 20092010 school year are encouraged to register their children as soon as possible. Colonial Road School, Woodside Avenue School, and High Mountain School first-grade parents in these local school areas can contact their school directly. Parents of children starting kindergarten in September are also encouraged to register as soon as possible. School parents may call the board of education office at (201) 891-1856 to find out which school their child will be attending and may then register at the school. For more information go to Elder law program offered Rhonda Benjamin, a specialist in Medicaid, preservation of assets, elder law, and estate planning will speak at the Franklin Lakes Library on Thursday, March 19 at 7 p.m. All are invited to attend this free lecture and to have their questions answered. Registration is not necessary. Library offers computer classes, movies The Franklin Lakes Library will hold computer classes during the month of March. Monday evening classes begin at 7 p.m. and include: “Searching Strategies” on March 9, “Unlock Google’s Full Potential” on March 16 and 23, and “What is E-mail and Why Should You Care?” on March 30. Wednesday morning classes begin at 11 a.m. and include: “What is E-mail” a beginner’s computer class on March 18 and 25. All are welcome to register at the adult reference desk by calling (201) 891-2224. The Friday Movie Matinees at the library will be held March 20 from 1 to 3 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. 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