November 11, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES III • Page 27 Waldwick Watch ‘Heroes’ to address Cub Scouts Real-life heroes will share their inspirational stories at the next monthly meeting of Waldwick Cub Pack 88 on Friday, Nov. 20. The pack will meet in the Crescent School all-purpose room at 7:30 p.m. The Cub Scouts will collect gently used coats for adults and children at this meeting. The coats will be donated to the Jersey Cares Coat Drive. Cub Scouting is open to boys in first through fifth grades. Scouts enjoy trips, activities, community service projects, and guest speakers throughout the year. For more information contact Grace Mason, (201) 921-5354. Free resume coaching offered Individuals who are seeking employment are invited to the free resume coaching seminars offered on Monday afternoons and Tuesday evenings during the month of November at the Waldwick Public Library. A persuasive and compelling resume is an essential tool for selling services, talents, and skills to a prospective employer. Former executive recruiter, technical writer, and engineer, Merrill Rutman will be available for private 30-minute resume-coaching sessions. To get the most value from the coaching session, job seekers should bring with them a current resume, an outdated resume, or a list of previous positions and responsibilities. Instruction will cover the essential components of an effective resume and the information needed to prepare or improve a resume. Rutman first began helping others prepare resumes during the economic recession of the early 1990s, when he founded and ran a successful job-search cooperative for engineers. Since then, he has coached dozens of job candidates in honing their resumes to more effectively secure interviews. Resume coaching sessions are free and open to the public; however, space is limited and registration is required. For more information call (201) 652-5104. on the third Wednesday of each month. All members are welcome to attend. Scouts schedule newspaper drive Waldwick Boy Scouts will be collecting newspapers for recycling on Saturday, Nov. 21. Papers should be bundled into stacks of no more than eight inches and left at the curb the night before. Any papers put at the curb after 8a.m. on Saturday may be missed. Legion marks Veterans’ Day On Veterans’ Day, Nov. 11, American Legion Post 57 will assemble at 10 a.m. at the American Legion Hall, 46 Franklin Turnpike, Waldwick. At 11 a.m., the group will step off and commence the “Eleventh Month, Eleventh Day, Eleventh Hour” ceremony. The brief parade to Veterans Plaza, located in front of the police station on Prospect Street, will be followed by a “Ceremony of Honor” in recognition of all veterans, especially those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. Refreshments will be served at the American Legion Hall following the ceremony. Uncle Brothers to present concert Award-winning songwriter/recording artist Tommy Gardner will present a lively, interactive concert for children ages four and up at the Waldwick Public Library on Friday, Nov. 13 at 3:30 p.m. Filled with songs about reading and using imagination, this upbeat concert will have kids dancing from the very first note. The program is open to residents of Waldwick. Registration is not necessary. For more information, call (201) 652-5104. The Waldwick Public Library is located at 19 East Prospect Street. Gourmet cakes and pies offered The Friends of the Waldwick Library will hold a gourmet dessert fundraiser for the holiday season. Order a selection of gourmet cakes and pies from Carousel Cakes. These items retail for $40 in gourmet shops, but can be ordered through the Friends of the Waldwick Library at $15 for pies and $17 for cakes. Order forms, a catalogue of desserts, and other details are available at the library circulation desk. The deadline for placing orders for Thanksgiving is Saturday, Nov.14. The Friends of the Library raise funds Students of the Month named to provide programs and services that are As part of the student recognition probeyond the scope of the library’s annual gram, Waldwick High School and Waldwick operating budget. Call (201) 652-5104. Middle School have named the following Students of the Month for October. Faculty School hosts Open House members made the selections. The Village School will host an Open Waldwick High School students who House on Nov. 11 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Meet were honored include Samantha Buteux for athletics, Patrick Paolella for language arts, the faculty and staff, talk to students, and tour the school. and Chelsea Darling for art. Learn more about the benefits of MonMiddle school students who received recognition are sixth grader Daniel Scherb, tessori education through the middle school seventh grader Janine Gelles, and eighth years. The Village School is the only Montessori school in northern New Jersey that grader Bren Backhaus. offers Montessori education for students from 18 months through middle school. It Alliance activity cancelled is accredited by both The Middle States The Waldwick Municipal Alliance Association of Colleges and Schools and Activity night scheduled for Friday, Nov. 13 the American Montessori Society. The Vilhas been cancelled due to a conflict at the lage School is located at 100 West Prospect school. This event will be rescheduled at a Street, Waldwick. later date. Contact the borough administraFor more information, call Judy Trubac tor’s office, (201) 652-5300, extension 229 at (201) 445-6160, extension 225, e-mail for details. to or visit at Chamber to meet The Waldwick Chamber of ComVilladom TIMES welcomes press releases merce will hold its next general meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 8:30 a.m. at The and photographs for this column. 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