October 21, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES I • Page 29 Park Windmill Rotary Beefsteak set The Wyckoff-Midland Park Rotary is hosting its 40th Annual Beefsteak on Thursday, Oct. 29 at 6 p.m. at the Brownstone in Paterson. Tickets are $40 per person. To purchase tickets, contact Emmy Eliya at Family Hair Care, (201) 652-8130. The Wyckoff-Midland Park Rotary Club meets every Thursday morning at 7:30 a.m. at The Brick House, 179 Godwin Avenue Wyckoff. Halloween ‘Trunk or Treat’ and parade set The Midland Park Elementary PTA will hold a “Trunk or Treat” event on Friday, Oct. 30 at the municipal parking lot just prior to the annual recreation department Halloween Parade. The parking lot will be closed off from 5 to 7 p.m., and children will treat from the trunks of cars belonging to families from the local schools. Following the Trunk or Treating, the Midland Park Annual Halloween Parade will take place at 7 p.m. in the municipal parking lot. The parade, sponsored by the Midland Park Recreation Department will travel from the parking lot into Highland School gym, where the Halloween Costume Contest will take place, rain or shine. Prizes will be awarded for children by age groups (preschool through the fifth grade). Individual and group prizes will be awarded. Baseball association holds elections The Midland Park Baseball Association will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m. at the Highland School Media Center/Library. All coaches and parents who are interested are welcome and encouraged to attend. Board elections for the upcoming baseball season will be held at this meeting. All members eligible to vote are encouraged to attend. For more information or questions regarding this meeting e-mail to midlandparkbaseba ll@gmail.com. Breast Cancer Foundation fundraiser set Ethos Spa in Midland Park, along with Prancing Leopard Organics and Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation, is sponsoring a relaxing and informative event, including expert talks focused on maintaining health and preventing breast cancer followed by a special yoga demonstration. The event will take place on Saturday, Oct. 24 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Prancing Leopard Organics will hold a trunk show offering its organic active wear; 50 percent of the profits of its Pink Collection go to the Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation. Organic active wear can be ordered any of the Pink Collection online in support of the foundation. For further information call 1-800-692-8110 or visit prancingleopard.com. Refreshments will be served. Ethos is located at 85 Godwin Avenue in the Midland Park Shopping Center. Cooperstown Garage Sale set The annual Cooperstown Garage Sale is scheduled for Saturday Oct. 24 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The sale will be held in the parking lot at the Church of the Nativity on Prospect Street. There will be furniture, clothes, toys, electronics, antiques, and more. All proceeds go to helping send 14 boys to Cooperstown, New York this summer. Halloween contest planned Midland Park Recreation is sponsoring a Halloween Coloring Contest for children ages four through eight. Prizes will be awarded for each age level. Participants must be Midland Park residents. Contest forms may be downloaded off the website at www.mpnj.com under Parks and Recreation. Entries should be mailed or dropped off at the recreation department at 50 Dairy Street, by Friday, Oct. 30. Winners will be contacted. Learn about the voice-over industry Midland Park High School will host a course on the voice-over industry on Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 7 to 9 p.m. Professional voice-over instructor, Rob Sciglimpaglia present “You’re on the Air: How to Really Make it in Voice-Overs,” This introductory course covers script-reading techniques, marketing skills, and perks of work full- or part-time in the world of voice-overs. Students should come prepared to step up to the mic and get feedback on their script read, ask questions, and have fun! To enroll in this class, call (201) 444-7400, extension 8 or visit http://suchavoice.com/nj. Pre-registration is required. Family Harvest Dinner planned The Midland Park United Methodist Church will hold Family Harvest Dinner on Oct. 25 at 5 p.m. Participants are invited to bring a dish to share. Fall activities and dessert will be provided by the Congregational Care Commit- tee and the Sunday school students. Midland Park United Methodist Church is located at 269 Godwin Avenue. THEO sets schedule THEO (To Help Each Other), the social club for widows and widowers, has planned several fall activities. There will be a Halloween Party on Tuesday, Oct. 20. The Nov. 3 meeting will feature dancing, coffee, and dessert, and the Nov. 17 meeting will feature turkey sandwiches, desserts, and coffee. Dancing, coffee, and dessert will be offered on Dec. 1. The Christmas Party, scheduled for Dec. 15, will include music by Dick Richards, sandwiches, salads, beverages, and dessert. RSVP for any of these events by contacting Carol at (201) 664-1804 or Ruth at (201) 995-0661. THEO meets the first and third Tuesday of the month at Church of the Good Shepherd, 497 Godwin Avenue, Midland Park. BVMI (continued from page 4) and administrative staff will be supported by volunteer physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, other health care professionals, and community volunteers in a variety of roles. BVMI is totally dependent on contributed income. The continued generosity of individuals and community organizations has made the healthcare center a reality and will make possible its long-term success. Grants from The Bolger Foundation, The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, The Armellino Family Foundation, Lynn Diamond, and other family foundations provided key funds to launch the center. Construction of the site, leased from the Bergen County Community Action Partnership, Inc., was largely funded by a Community Development Block Grant and a CDBGRecovery (federal stimulus) grant from the Division of Community Development, County of Bergen. For more information, visit the BVMI website at www. bvmi.org or call (201) 342-2478. A Cocktail Reception to celebrate the opening of the BVMI Healthcare Center and to honor founder Samuel A. Cassell, MD, will be held at the Stony Hill Inn, 231 Polifly Road, Hackensack from 6 to 8 p.m. This evening reception is a fundraiser. Tickets are $125 per person. Anyone who has not received an invitation to the reception, and wishes to attend, should call (201) 488-2877. 30 minutes of your time can save a life. Each year more than four million people ~ accident victims, patients undergoing surgery, and patients receiving treatment for leukemia, cancer or other diseases ~ are in need of a blood transfusion. Community Blood Services 970 Linwood Avenue, West Paramus, NJ 07652 It’s About Life! Your can make a difference in someone’s life by spending just 30 minutes donating blood. Call us today. Check our website: www.CommunityBloodServices.org 201-444-3900