Page 2 THE VILLADOM TIMES I, II, III & IV • March 4, 2009 Villadom Happenings Young professionals to meet The Mahwah Regional Chamber of Commerce is hosting a meeting of its Young Professionals Network on Wednesday, March 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. at River Palm Terrace, 209 Ramapo Valley Road in Mahwah. No registration or fee is required for this event. Meet many young professionals from the area at this social meet and greet. Light refreshments and a cash bar will be available. The primary goal of the YPN is to create a venue where young professionals can meet informally, without the constraints of a formal networking event. Unlike other networking groups, the YPN has no formal membership list, no dues, no compulsory attendance, and no registration fee. For information, call the Chamber office at (201)529-5566. Kane to present program on Ireland “Enchanting Ireland” will be the subject of a slide lecture at the Waldwick Public Library on Thursday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m. Popular lecturer James P. Kane will present a one-hour armchair traveler’s tour of the lovely land known as “40 shades of green.” Kane served as a superintendent of schools for 25 years and is the winner of numerous awards in education. He has traveled widely and speaks on a far ranging variety of topics including history, linguistics, baseball, and travel. The program is free and open to the public; however, space is limited and pre-registration is recommended. The library is located at 19 East Prospect Street in Waldwick. For more information call (201) 652-5104. Hawthorne Class of 1954 sought The committee organizing the 55-year reunion of the 1954 graduating class of Hawthorne High School is seeking classmates living in Northwest Bergen County. The reunion will be held Saturday, Oct. 10 at Regency House on Route 23 in Wayne. For information or reservations, call Rosalie Frohlich Longo at (201) 891-3407, Kenneth and Emily Pallotta DeGise Roughgarden at (973) 601-0076 or Charles (Chick) and Audrey Lane Krug at (908) 852-2926. Bergen Youth Orchestra to perform The Bergen Youth Orchestra’s BYO Symphony, celebrating its 40th year, will perform its Spring Concert on March 15, at the Bergen Academies Auditorium in Hackensack. The BYO Symphony, a 96-piece orchestra comprised of Bergen County performers from eight to 18 years of age, will be accompanied by guest soloist Susan LaFever, the principal horn of the Doansburg Chamber Ensemble and third horn of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony Orchestra. Led by music director and conductor Eugene Minor, the BYO Symphony will perform Karl Maria von Weber’s “Oberon Overture;” Christopher Forster’s “Concerto No. 1 in E Flat Major for Horn and Strings;” Donald Erb’s “The Treasures of the Snow;” and Louis Spohr’s “Symphony No. 3 in C Minor.” Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for seniors and students, and are available by calling (201) 569-1625. The concert is dedicated to Donald Erb, a distinguished American composer and friend of the Bergen Youth Orchestra, who passed away last year. His “Treasures of the Snow” was commissioned by and dedicated to the BYO and Eugene Minor in 1973. The Bergen Academies Auditorium is located at 200 Hackensack Avenue, in Hackensack. Gardner to address Embroidery Guild The Bergen Chapter of the Embroidery Guild of America will hold its next meeting on Monday, March 9. The session will be held at 9:30 a.m. at the Red Barn of Guardian Angel Church, corner of Allendale Avenue and Franklin Turnpike, in Allendale. Patty Smith Gardener will speak about her experience in the doll and toy industry. Everyone is welcome to attend. For further information, visit www. College Club hosts Fashion Show The College Club of Ridgewood invites the community to its 2009 Spring Fashion Show featuring designer fashions from Neiman Marcus. The show -- “A Perfect Fit!” – will be held on April 3 at the Woodcliff Lake Hilton. The Woman’s Club of Franklin Lakes recently donated $4,000 to the MOLLY Center for Children with Diabetes and Endocrine Disorders of The Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center. Each year, the club members choose several organizations as beneficiaries of their charitable efforts. This year’s choice of the MOLLY Center had a bit of a personal connection: Club member Anna Gassib is the mother of a MOLLY Center patient, 13year-old Victoriana Gassib. Amy Chartoff, APN, pediatric nurse practitioner, the MOLLY Center, was on hand to receive the donation presented by Victoriana. Pictured are Ann Swist, Woman’s Club of Franklin Lakes fundraising co-chair; Rachel Rothenberg, MOLLY Center; Anna Gassib, WCFL; Victoriana Gassib; Amy Chartoff, MOLLY Center; Colleen Kearney, HUMC; JoAnn Pearson, HUMC; and June Linz, WCFL co-president. Woman’s Club aids MOLLY Center Cocktails, special auctions, and fundraisers will begin at 11:30 a.m. with a luncheon and fashion show to follow from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. The unique gift items for the auction are a not-to-be-missed attraction along with many prizes. Tickets may be purchased with a major credit card at or by mailing a check made out to the College Club of Ridgewood to Terry Davis, 81 Third Street, Park Ridge, NJ 07656. The deadline for reservations is March 25. General tickets are$50 ($22 tax deductible), patron tickets are: $75 ($44 tax deductible) and benefactor tickets are $100 ($69 tax deductible). The show is a fundraiser for the club’s Education Fund, a need-based grants award to young women graduates about to enter a four-year college or university. Recipients are high school graduates from 35 surrounding towns. Program on back pain options offered The Valley Hospital, Department of Community Health, will host a free program entitled “Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery” on Thursday, March 19, at 7 p.m., at the Courtyard by Marriott Montvale, 100 Chestnut Ridge Road, Montvale. Back pain is the second most common neurological complaint among Americans. An individual experiencing back pain for more than three months is considered to have chronic back pain. Join Patrick Roth, M.D., neurosurgeon, The Valley Hospital, for an educational program. Learn about non-surgical or minimally invasive treatment alternatives to help alleviate back pain. Space is limited. To register or for more information, call 1-800-VALLEY 1 (1-800-825-5391) or ‘Charlotte’s Web’ on stage at the Wyckoff Y Charlotte’s Web, a musical production by Theatreworks will be show at the Wyckoff YMCA at 691 Wyckoff Avenue in Wyckoff. Charlotte’s Web is based on E. B. White’s story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a spider named Charlotte. This tale explores bravery, love, and friendship. The show is scheduled for Sunday, March 22 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for children 12 and under and $15 for adults. Call (201) 891-2081 to reserve tickets. Marketing Basics seminar offered On Thursday evening, March 12, ScoreBergen, the Bergen Chapter of SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business, will hold a “Marketing Basics” workshop for would-be entrepreneurs and those who are already in business. The session will take place from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at The Bergen County Community Services Building, 327 East Ridgewood Avenue in Paramus. 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