Page 14 THE VILLADOM TIMES I • September 9, 2009 �������������������������� Cheryl L. Parisi of Wyckoff, an art teacher at the Nellie K. Parker School in Hackensack, was selected from a national applicant pool to attend one of 20 summer study opportunities supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The endowment is a federal agency that each summer supports Landmarks of American History and Culture workshops so teachers can study with experts in the humanities. Parisi participated in a workshop entitled “The Most Southern Place on Earth: Music, History, and Culture of the Mississippi Delta.” The one-week program, held at Delta State University in Cleveland, Mississippi, was directed by Dr. Luther Brown. The workshop explored the history of the blues, civil rights, political leadership, and agriculture in the Missis- Wyckoff Sale Days! Sept. 10, 11, 12 Township teacher receives national recognition sippi Delta. Only 80 teachers from across the country were selected to participate in this particular workshop, and approximately 300 teachers applied. Topics for the 20 Landmarks of American History and Culture workshops offered for teachers this summer included George Washington, Emily Dickinson, the Civil Rights Movement, Abraham Lincoln, Mark Twain, the U.S. Constitution, the Mississippi Delta, the Civil War, Fort Niagara, the Underground Railroad, Benjamin Franklin, the Industrial Revolution, Zora Neale Hurston, Ellis Island, the Alamo, and women’s suffrage in the West. The approximately 1,600 teachers who participated in these studies will teach over 50,000 American students during the current school year. Cheryl L. Parisi Members of the community will have two opportunities in September to donate blood for the Wyckoff Community Blood Drive. In cooperation with Community Blood Services, donors may give blood on Sept. 10 at Fitness Together, 386 Franklin Avenue, from 4 to 7:30 p.m. On Sept. 13, Temple Rishon will host the drive from 2:30 to 5 p.m. To schedule an appointment, call (201) 251-3703. Blood drives planned All types of blood are needed especially types O- and O+. Any healthy individual age 17 through 75 and weighing at least 110 pounds can donate blood. Donors should eat a moderate meal before donating and must bring identification showing signature. All donors receive a complimentary cholesterol screening with every blood donation. ee fr 3-18-09 Janine AtlanticSteward6x6(2-25-09)