Page 2 THE VILLADOM TIMES I, II, III & IV • August 26, 2009 Villadom Happenings Women invited to financial seminar The Christian Health Care Center Foundation is sponsoring a free seminar, Financial Planning: A Woman’s Perspective. The seminar will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 22 from 9:30 a.m. to noon in the CHCC auditorium located at 301 Sicomac Avenue in Wyckoff. Attendees should use the Mountain Avenue entrance. “A Woman and Her Money” will be presented by Barbara Diehl, manager, gift planning, American Red Cross Westchester County Chapter. A continental breakfast will be served. For more info, and to RSVP, contact Darcy Bickert, assistant director, Christian Health Care Center Foundation, at (201) 848-5796 or Hawthorne Class of 1974 sets reunion Hawthorne High School’s Class of 1974 has planned its 35th Reunion for Oct. 9 at the Ramsey Country Club. The evening will include a cocktail hour, dinner, and dancing. Tickets are $70 a person. For more information, e-mail Scott Van Orden at or Pam Ottavio McKim at Organic landscaping program offered Mark Borst, president of Borst Landscape and Design in Allendale, will present tips on organic lawn, tree and shrub care at the Ridgewood Public Library, 125 North Maple Avenue, Ridgewood, on Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. The program is free and open to the public. Borst will explain the central concepts of organics, the importance of soil health and how it affects plant life, and natural lawn care methods. A question-and-answer period will follow. Reservations for the presentation may be made by calling the Ridgewood Public Library at (201) 6705600. Borst Landscape and Design has earned a respected reputation for its hallmark lawn program, which focuses on using organic materials from the company’s environmentally-friendly private-label product line. For more information, visit online at Anger management workshops planned West Bergen Mental Healthcare will offer a series of six weekly workshops for individuals who have trouble controlling their anger beginning Tuesday, Sept.15. The series will run through Oct. 20, from 7 to 8 p.m. Among the topics being discussed are anger triggers, how to deal with criticism, strategies for anger control, and peer support. The workshops will also provide instruction on appropriate tools for self-talk and self-regulation, and open discussion and role-playing in a safe, confidential environment. In addition, homework will be given on a weekly basis. The fee for each workshop is $60 per session or $360 for the series of six sessions. A sliding-scale fee can be offered to those who show financial eligibility. The co-facilitators are West Bergen professionals who are masters level clinicians. Participation is limited. For further information, contact Elizabeth Peters, MA at (201) 444-3550, extension 7144. West Bergen is a non-profit organization providing a wide range of psychiatric and counseling services for all age groups with various levels of need. West Bergen is committed to meeting the psychological needs of each of its clients with sensitivity and responsive, innovative services of the highest quality. West Bergen strives to improve the quality of life in Bergen County and beyond, one life at a time. For further information on West Bergen and the services it provides call (201) 444-3550. Clothing Closet hosts sale The Clothing Closet Ministry at the Ramapo Reformed Church is holding a Back to School Bag Sale on Saturday, Sept. 5 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. There is a wide variety of gently used clothing for adults and children. Fill a bag for $3 and receive a free jacket or coat with every bag purchased. Proceeds for the sale will benefit the ongoing ministry of the Ramapo Reformed Church. For more information call the church office at (201) 529-3075. Ramapo Reformed Church is located at 100 Island Road in Mahwah. Support group offered Church of the Presentation in Upper Saddle River is Once again, teens from Ridgewood’s Old Paramus Reformed Church committed themselves to a Group Work Camp mission to serve the needy during summer break. This year, they traveled to Newark, New York, which is north of Seneca Lake and east of Rochester. On arrival, with monies collected from their Ridgewood church members, they purchased $282 worth of food for a Newark food bank. They also took on a variety of tasks including painting a senior’s home and demolition of a church which will be reconstructed. Pictured are CJ Jennings, Chaperone Chuck Jennings, Connor Walsh, Kelsey Arnesen, Kevin Clough and Chaperone Lisa Clough. Teens complete work-camp mission offering a support program for individuals going through separation and divorce. Participants will learn the process of change, communication, and self-awareness while discovering a path for human growth and self esteem. Teams of trained facilitators will assist in coaching the emotions of grief, anger, guilt, loneliness, fear, anxiety, depression, forgiveness, and self-love. The sessions will begin on Monday, Sept. 21 and run to Nov. 23 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. For further information call and register with Milli Stellatos, pastoral associate, at (201) 327-1313, extension 12 or e-mail mstellatos@churchofpres The Church of the Presentation is located at 271 West Saddle River Road in Upper Saddle River. Wyckoff Y welcomes new members The Wyckoff Family YMCA will hold an Open House on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 9 a.m. to noon. Tour the facility and learn about the programs the Y has for people of all ages. Sign up for a full membership at the Open House and receive a $100 certificate good for any Y program. The facility, located at 691 Wyckoff Avenue in Wyckoff, offers a collegiate-sized gymnasium for basketball, volleyball, open gym, leagues and clinics for all ages, two indoor pools, fitness center, over 100 fitness classes per week, health and wellness programs for seniors, and an exciting new teen program. The Y continually strives to offer opportunities for members and the community to develop in spirit, mind, and body including special needs programming, award-winning performing arts school, child care, before and after school care, cultural productions, and concerts. No one is ever turned away for inability to pay. For additional information on the Wyckoff Y’s programs, call (201) 891-2081. Diabetes management program scheduled Valley Home Care is registering participants for its Diabetes Self-Management Program. Program topics include learning to live with and manage diabetes, monitoring and use of blood glucose results, nutritional management, medication review, changing behavior, goal setting, complications, foot care, exercise, and community resources. The program, held monthly, is a four-week course with two-hour meetings once a week. The next course dates are Sept. 9, 16, 23, and 30. All meetings are held at 7 p.m. in the Kraft Center, 15 Essex Road in Paramus. Prior to participating, registrants must complete a one-hour individual assessment with a diabetes educator. Many insurance companies, including Medicare, will cover this program as a benefit to their subscribers. The patient’s out-of-pocket cost will depend on the policy cov- erage and any limitations. Valley Home Care’s Diabetes Self-Management Program has received the prestigious American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certificate. 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