Page 14 THE VILLADOM TIMES III • March 25, 2009 Saddle River Valley Notes Club hosts contest winners The Woman’s Club of Upper Saddle River will host the winners of the group’s 23rd Annual Poetry and Essay Contest on Tuesday, April 7. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at Westy’s Storage Building, 200 Route 17 North in Upper Saddle River. Refreshments will be served. This year’s topic was “What One Thing Would You Change About Upper Saddle River?” The contest winners, who are in grades one through eight, will read their entries. Parents, teachers, family, and friends are welcome. The winners’ names will be inscribed on plaques at their respective schools, as a record of their achievement. The Woman’s Club and the women at Shelter our Sisters thank all who donated so generously to the Baby Shower in February. Donations are still being accepted. For donation information, or to learn more about becoming a member of the Woman’s Club, call Barbara at (201) 825-0207. Newcomers seek members Saddle River Valley Newcomers Club welcomes new members from Saddle River and Upper Saddle River and surrounding communities. Membership dues for Saddle River and Upper Saddle River residents are $40; dues for out of area residents are $50. The club plans many social events throughout the year. To join, contact Dolores Moses at (201) 788-2738 or (201) 760-2678. Plans for Italian Night at a members home are underway call Mary Squires at (201) 236 9575 for more information. Ladies Night Out planned The Saddle River Valley Woman’s Club has planned a Ladies Night Out at Neiman Marcus on Thursday, April 2 at 7 p.m. Featured will be spring accessories and shoes and handbags from the Ladies Shoe Salon. For more information call Desiree at (201) 995-9007 or mail a check payable to SRVWC to Nicole Riembauer 1 Spook Ridge Road, Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458. Tickets are $50. Physician to discuss health Discover the secrets of health from your tongue and fingernails when Dr. Tsu-Tsair Chi comes to the Upper Saddle River Library on Wednesday, March 25 at 7 p.m. This board certified naturopathic physician is considered the foremost expert in tongue and fingernail analysis. Learn Dr. Chi’s method of analysis for prevention of disease in seemingly healthy people. The library is located at 245 Lake Street in Upper Saddle River. Learn to avoid scams and fraud Rhonda Benjamin, Esq. will explain how to protect oneself from fraud and scam artists on Thursday, March 26 at noon. Scam artists take advantage of those they believe to be vulnerable and senior citizens are often the targets. Benjamin has practiced law since 1991 and is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. The program will be held at the Upper Saddle River Library located at 245 Lake Street in Upper Saddle River. Beekeeper to address club Ron Breland, beekeeper since 1973 and pioneer in researching the cause of the disappearance of 90 percent of our wild honeybees since 1990, will discuss “The Plight of the Honeybee: A Crisis of Imagination.” The talk, which is sponsored by the Saddle River Garden Club, will be held on Wednesday, March 25 at 7:30 p.m. at the Saddle River Cultural Center, 305 West Saddle River Road in Upper Saddle River. Light refreshments will be served. Breland has regularly lectured since 1996 at organic conferences, garden clubs, beekeeping workshops, and schools. He established “The Bee Sanctuary” in both West Nyack and Clavarack, New York. These locations are dedicated to the development of sustainable beekeeping practices, the use of non-toxic controls, and the search for alternative hive designs for environmental stress reduction. Hoop-A-Thon benefit set The Shoot to Give Hoop-A-Thon will take place at the Travers Gym at Edith A. Bogert School, 391 West Saddle River Road in Upper Saddle River, on March 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Hoop-A-Thon is open to children and adults. Each participant entitled to 20 foul shots. All proceeds will be donated to the Give and Go Foundation, a 501©(3) organization benefiting underprivileged children in their pursuit of education and athletics. There will be a DJ and giveaways. Visit online at for details and for a copy of the sponsor sheet. Board of education to meet The Upper Saddle River Board of Education will hold a public hearing on the district’s proposed budget on Monday, March 30 at 7 p.m., also in the media center of the Cavallini Middle School. Register for spring tennis clinics Registration for the spring tennis clinics will take place at borough hall from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mondays through Fridays. There will be a five-week sessions to be held at the Wickersham Tennis Courts. on Mondays or Wednesdays starting the week of May 11. The adult group will take place at 7 p.m. The cost for the five-week session is $90. For more information call the USR Recreation Commission at (201) 327-3634 or e-mail Visit the website to download an application at www.usrtoday. org. Tennis permits available for 2009 Tennis permits for the use of the Upper Saddle River tennis courts on West Saddle River Road will be available at borough hall. A family membership will remain at $25 and an individual membership will again be priced at $15. For more information call the USR Recreation Department at (201) 327-3634 or Visit the borough website at for information. Novels at Night to discuss ‘Run’ The next meeting of the Novels at Night book club will be held April 1 at 7:30 p.m. Ann Patchett’s “Run” is the club’s selection for this month. Novels at Night meets the first Wednesday of every month. For a list of future novels and meeting dates, pick up a flyer at the Upper Saddle River Library or visit online at 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk Proceeds to benefit the Waldwick Ambulance Corps, Waldwick Community Alliance and town beautification projects. We are collecting canned food for Emmanuel Cancer Foundation. ������ �� �������� � �������� Date: Location: Registration: Race Time: Course: 5K Entry Fees: April 26, 2009 Waldwick High School Track & Field Goody bags, post race refreshments ������� �������������� YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD NEWSPAPER ���������� ������������ ������ 7:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. at the Waldwick High School Track Wyckoff Avenue & Hopper Avenue 5K Race: 9:00 a.m. 1 Mile Fun Walk: 9:30 a.m. 5K certified course and sanctioned by the USATF $15.00 pre-race fee received by April 1st $20.00 registration received by April 18th $25.00 registration after April 18th or on day of race Race day T-shirt to all pre-registrants and post-registrants (while supplies last) Rain or shine. $8.00 received by April 1st No refunds will $10.00 after April 1st and on day of race be given. Course Description: Fast, rolling hills, scenic park, track finish ������������������ ��������������������� ����������������� ������������������ ������������ 1 Mile Fun Walk: No pets, roller blades, bikes, or skateboards during the 5K Run Strollers will be permitted during the 1 Mile Fun Walk Online application available at Additional information and directions on Race results will be available on