April 29, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES III • Page 15 Ho-Ho-Kus Jottings Gardeners offer scholarships Applications for the Ho-Ho-Kus Garden Club’s annual academic scholarship awards will be accepted until June 1. Established in memory of Nina McNamara and Charles Anderson, the scholarship fund is supported by the club’s annual Plant Sale, to be held on May 16. To qualify, an applicant must be a current resident of Bergen County and an enrolled student studying or planning to study environmental science or related fields, including horticulture and botany. There is no age limit and returning students are encouraged to apply. Scholarships of up to $1,000 will be awarded. For an application or information, call Penny Baker at (201) 612-0252 or email penelopegbaker@hotmail.com. Harmonica Players entertain Woman’s Club The Woman’s Club of Ho-Ho-Kus will hold its next meeting at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, May 4 at Saint Bartholomew’s Church on Sheridan Avenue. All visitors are welcome. The entertainment planned for this afternoon will be The Garden State Harmonica Players Club. Contemporary Club offers scholarship The Contemporary Club of Ho-Ho-Kus will award a $2,000 scholarship to a high school senior who demonstrates outstanding academic achievement, noteworthy extracurricular involvement, and meaningful community service. Any high school senior who has lived in Ho-HoKus for at least one year prior to the application date is eligible for this scholarship. Candidates must submit the application with a high school transcript, a personal state- ment, a guidance counselor’s statement, and two references no later than Monday, May 4. Applications are available at all local public and private school guidance departments. Candidates may also request an application by contacting Melissa Dooley at mbdooley@me.com. Budget to be introduced The Borough of Ho-Ho-Kus will introduce the 2009 municipal budget on Tuesday, April 28 at 7 p.m. The regularly scheduled public meeting will immediately follow. The meeting will be held in the municipal building at 333 Warren Avenue. Girls sought for Daisy Scouts Incoming kindergarten girls and their mothers are invited to a meeting with this year’s three kindergarten Daisy troops on Saturday, May 30, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the multi-purpose room of the Ho-Ho-Kus Public School. Learn about Scouting activities and meet future classmates and their parents. To register for this meeting, send an email to hhkmomwork@gmail.com by May 5. Ladies Auxiliary to offer scholarships Applications for the Ho-Ho-Kus Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary scholarship are available at Northern Highlands High School, Ho-Ho-Kus School, Ho-Ho-Kus Borough Hall and the Ho-Ho-Kus Public Library. Two scholarships will be offered. One will be presented to a fire department member or family member, and one to a HoHo-Kus resident who will be attending college next year. Completed applications should be postmarked May 1 and sent to The Ho-Ho-Kus Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary at P.O. Box 637, Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ 07423. Finalists will be notified by mid-May to arrange an interview. Recipients will be notified by June 15. Scholarships available Applications for two scholarships of $1,000 each have been mailed to parents of high school seniors who graduated from the Ho-Ho-Kus Public School. The awards are the Jerry M. Schwartz Memorial Scholarship and the Albert and Mary Duffield Scholarship. The deadline for both applications is May 1. Applications are also available in the superintendent’s office at the public school, which is located at 70 Lloyd Road. Seniors plan events The Ho-Ho-Kus Seniors will travel on May 18 to Hunterdon Hills Playhouse for lunch and the comedy “Over the River and Through the Woods.” Cost for non-members is $56.50. The Ho-Ho-Kus Seniors group meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month in the Education Center of the Hermitage. Beverage and dessert are served at noon with programs beginning at 1 p.m. or as noted. Residents and former residents age 55 and over are welcome to attend. For trip information call Sue at (201) 444-7235, and for programs contact Joan at (201) 444-4896. Men’s softball registration set Registration for the Ho-Ho-Kus/Saddle River Men’s Softball League is underway. Games are played on Sunday mornings now through June 28. For additional information, contact Wally Peterson at (201) 445-1058 and leave a detailed message. Make way for ducks The Fifth Annual Ducky Derby Day is planned for Saturday, June 6, and plans for the adoption the rubber ducks is underway. This year, duck adoptions will be available through the Ho-Ho-Kus Public School, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the school. Ducks may be adopted at the Ho-Ho-Kus School or at Ho-Ho-Kus Borough Hall. On June 6, as the ducks get ready to compete, the residents of Ho-Ho-Kus and their guests will enjoy a sidewalk sale, carnival rides and games, good food, and the activities of Ho-Ho-Kus youth performing on the borough stage. This year, activities will start at 2 p.m. The Ducky Derby Race will start at 5 p.m. in Ho-HoKus Brook. The rubber ducks will be placed in the brook, where they will race to the finish line. Owners of the winning ducks will receive prizes. All proceeds benefit HoHo-Kus Recreation and the Ho-Ho-Kus Public School. For more information, or to find out how an organization can participate, call the Ho-Ho-Kus Recreation Commission at (201) 934-3994 or e-mail hhkrecreation@aol. com. Information is also on the borough website at www.hoho-kusboro.com Rabbits, flowers, eggs on exhibit Long-time resident Patricia Jacques’ collection of ceramic rabbits in settings of spring flowers and colorful Easter eggs will be on display at the Worth-Pinkham Memorial Library in Ho-Ho-Kus during the month of April. “Signs of Spring” is the second library exhibit by Jacques, who has been a resident of Ho-Ho-Kus for 38 years. She is an avid nature lover who treasures the rabbit who feeds on her lawn when spring arrives. The Worth-Pinkham Library is located at 91 Warren Avenue in Ho-Ho-Kus. Club offers scholarship The Ho-Ho-Kus Woman’s Club recently mailed applications for the organization’s scholarship to graduates of the Ho-Ho-Kus Public School’s (eighth grade) Class of 2005. Any student who is part of that graduating class is eligible to apply. Forms must be returned by May 1. 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