Area September 23, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES I • Page 7 Allyn, Madigan to be honored at joint dinner Mary Ann Allyn of Midland Park and Thomas J. Madigan of Wyckoff will be honored at a testimonial dinner sponsored jointly by the Midland Park United Republican Club and the Wyckoff Republican League. The event is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Brick House in Wyckoff. Allyn has led an active volunteer life during her 34 years in Midland Park. She is a member of the Midland Park Lions Club, the Midland Park Alcohol and Drug Alliance and the Troop Committee for Boy Scout Troop 157, where she was a den leader of the Cub Pack for several years. Allyn is also active as ministry leader for several ministries for Church of the Nativity, Midland Park, including Food for the Sick, Holiday Giving Tree and the food pantry for The Nurturing Place in Jersey City. A life member of the Midland Park Ambulance Corps after riding for 10 plus years, Allyn had the distinction of being one of the first women on the volunteer corps. She was trained as an Emergency Medical Technician and was a founding/ charter member of the Queens Village Volunteer Ambulance Corps in New York. She also served on the Upper Saddle River Volunteer Ambulance Corps. A graduate of Queens College in New York, Allyn is a partner in Allyn & DiMichele Associates, a company that provides specialized services to hospitals regarding New Jersey Medicaid accounts. She and her husband, Jeff, a retired school social worker who serves as Midland Park’s Emergency Management Coordinator, have one son, Billy, who is a senior at Midland Park High School. Madigan is a past president of Ramapo/ Indian Hills Regional Board of Education, where he served for 12 years. He is active in the Ramapo High School Music Parents, the Boosters and the APTS. Long active in the Rotary Club, Madigan is a Paul Harris Fellow and past assistant governor of Wyckoff/Midland Park Rotary Club. He is also a past president of the Oakland/Franklin Lakes Rotary and the recipient of the Gift of Life Humanitarian Award for his involvement in the Gift of Life Program, serving as host family of children from overseas receiving life saving open heart surgery. Madigan is also involved in numerous support activities at St. Elizabeth’s Church, Wyckoff, including Men’s Cornerstone and St. Martin’s Soup Kitchen, Jersey City. He is a board member and treasurer of the John Paul II Foundation of New Jersey, a director of the Elizabeth “Bitsy” Madigan Scholarship Fund, a benefactor of the Wyckoff Education Foundation and an advocate and supporter of the NJ Sharing and Caring Network: Organ Donors. A summa cum laude graduate of Stonehill College in Easton, MA, Madigan is national accounts executive with MHI Packaging in Teterboro. He and his wife Mary have lived in Wyckoff in 1983. They have seven children and three grandchildren, all residing in Wyckoff. For more information or to support the event, please contact Midland Park club president John Meeks (john.meeks26@gmail. com) or Kathy Scarpelli of Wyckoff at 201891-1820 ( Previous recent recipients of the Republican Club’s award include Senator Hank McNamara; former Freeholder J. William Van Dyke; Richard Jeffer and the late Julia Pontier; the late Ted Vandervliet, the late Henk Shotmeyer; Laurie Kamp and Michelle Nejmeh from The Love Fund; David Bolger and Lorraine DeLuca; former Mayor Ester Vierheilig, Senator Kevin O’Toole, Assemblyman David Russo, and former Republican County Chairman Robert Ortiz among others. ng Park i Mediterranean FAIR FREE FREE St. Barsawmo Church of Wyckoff, NJ Hosted by Admis sion ������������������������� ����������������������� ������������������� ������������������� ���������� ����������������� ���������� ������������ ��������������������������� Sept. 26 & 27 • Food • Desserts • Games • Kids Corner • Huge Yard Sale • Vendors • Diabetes Training 10% OFF if you bring this ad.