June 17, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES III • Page 25 Ho-Ho-Kus Jottings Author to address Ho-Ho-Kus Seniors The Ho-Ho-Kus Seniors will host a program by Jerry Horowitz, author of “The Western Union Story” on Tuesday, July 28 at l p.m. Horowitz will tell true stories about Eddie Cantor, Jack Benny, Shirley Temple, and others that did not make it to history books. There will be a quiz show with questions and answers and prizes. The seniors meet at the Education Building of the Hermitage on Franklin Turnpike. Meetings begin with refreshments at noon. Ho-Ho-Kus residents age 55 and over are welcome to attend. For program information, contact Joan at (201) 444-4896. For trip information, contact Sue at (201) 444-7235. Annual YAC Dinner & Fundraiser set The 61st Annual YAC Dinner and Fundraiser will take place Saturday, June 20 at 7:30 p.m. This year’s fundraiser will be a pig roast catered by Ho-Ho-Kus chef/caterer Frank Demarco. The event will be held in a private home in Ho-Ho-Kus. Fundraiser prizes include a fall weekend in Vermont, a summer week in Block Island, and rounds of golf at some of Bergen County’s finest golf courses. Live entertainment will be provided by Moxie, a local band. The Contemporary Club of Ho-Ho-Kus will be offering a cash prize. Tickets are on sale now at $100 each. Call (201) 445-4142. Ticket holders need not be present at the event to win. Local beneficiaries will include the Community Emergency Reserve Fund, the Youth Activities Council, the Ho-Ho-Kus Chamber of Commerce, The Ho-Ho-Kus Recreation Association, the Ho-Ho-Kus Volunteer Fire Department, the Ho-Ho-Kus Volunteer Ambulance Corps Scholarship Fund, the Contemporary Club of Ho-Ho-Kus, and the Senior Citizens of Ho-Ho-Kus. Register for Summer Reading Program Signup for the Summer Reading Program at the WorthPinkham Memorial Library in Ho-Ho-Kus will be held through June 27. The program will begin June 29 and runs through Aug. 28. This year’s theme is Be Creative. The program is open to all children in Ho-Ho-Kus. There will be book bags, stickers and other surprises given away during the course of the summer. For more information about this program, call (201) 445-8078 during library hours. Vacation Bible School set Ho-Ho-Kus Community Church is holding Vacation Bible School Aug. 17 through 21 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Children will participate in a hands-on mission project, Operation Kid-to-Kid™ that involves millions of other children across North America. Participants’ Bible learning will involve seeing, hearing, touching and tasting, and team building games and songs. To register, log on to hohokuscommunitychurch.com and click on VBS 2009 link. The cost is $25 for the first child, $20 for the second, and $15 for each additional child. For more information contact Donna Howell at hohokushowells@optonline.net. Local resident exhibits at library Jeanmarie Garver-Gaydos, a long-time resident of HoHo-Kus, will exhibit her photos at the Worth-Pinkham Library during the month of June. Garver-Goydos has been taking photos for a long time as a hobby, having been influenced by her father, George Garver. The WorthPinkham Library is located at 91 Warren Avenue. 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. Volunteer Office Cookbook available “Treasures from Ho-Ho-Kus,” a revised version of the “Ho-Ho-Kus Hostesses” (1975) is now available from the Contemporary Club for $20. This cookbook contains favorite recipes from residents, U.S. presidents, the Ho-Ho-Kus Inn, and the Hermitage. Proceeds from this year will go to The Community Church of Ho-Ho-Kus. To obtain a copy contact Sandra Alworth at (201) 447-1438. Cookbooks are also available at Ho-Ho-Kus Borough Hall. Ho-Ho-Kusopoly on sale now Ho-Ho-Kusopoly, produced as a fundraiser by the Community Church of Ho-Ho-Kus is on sale now. The local edition will look much like its popular board game inspiration, but instead of the familiar Atlantic City streets, will refer to Ho-Ho-Kus properties and people. The game cost $25. Games can be purchased from The Community Church located at 400 Warren Avenue in HoHo-Kus. Call (201) 445-6310. Library service for homebound or sick available The Worth-Pinkham Memorial Library in Ho-Ho-Kus provides a delivery service for the elderly, homebound, or sick. A resident will be delivering books to borough residents on the first or third Thursday afternoon of each month. Books will be delivered after 2 p.m. Residents can decide which day they would like delivery. To receive books at home, call the library on the Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday before delivery. A librarian will take name, address, phone number and book requests. Participants must have a current library card. The staff will assist residents in applying for one. Book requests will be filled as best as possible with the understanding that new and popular books may not be available when first requested. Delivery is one Thursday per month only. Requests must be made during library hours. Messages left on the answering machine will not be filled. There will be no late fees for overdue books with this service. Call (201) 445-8078. Library hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday from 1 to 5 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. The Worth Pinkham Memorial Library is located at 91 Warren Avenue in Ho-Ho-Kus. VFW welcomes new members The Ho-Ho-Kus VFW, which serves Ho-Ho-Kus and Ridgewood, welcomes new members. The group meets on the second Wednesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. at the Post Home, 620 Cliff Street, Ho-Ho-Kus. For additional information, call (201) 445-1121. Library accepts exhibits The Worth-Pinkham Memorial Library invites local artists, collectors or area residents with interesting collections to contact the library if they would be interested in displaying their collections at the library located at 91 Warren Avenue. The items would be on display for a month’s time. Interested individuals should contact the library director, Sandy Witkowski at (201) 445-8078. Local phone directory available The Woman’s Club of Ho-Ho-Kus has phone directories of the town available for sale. They can be purchased at borough hall, located at 333 Warren Avenue, for $5 each. All proceeds will support the club’s philanthropic programs, including the scholarship fund for local students. 30 minutes of your time can save a life. 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