Page 2 THE VILLADOM TIMES I, II, III & IV • October 14, 2009 Candidates who are running for the local governing bodies in the Nov. 3 election are invited to send statements that include biographical information. Submissions, which may not exceed 150 words, must be received by noon on Wednesday, Oct. 14. Candidates may e-mail statements to Villadom TIMES reserves the right to edit all submissions. Candidates’ statements wanted Boy Scouts of America honor Tillsley Franklin Lakes resident Robert T. Tillsley (center) recently received the Sixth Annual Community Service Award from the Northern New Jersey Council Iaoapogh Mountain District of the Boy Scouts of America. The honoree is pictured with 2007 recipient Bernard J. Milano (left) and Chuck Shotmeyer (right). Shotmeyer is chairman of special events for the Iaoapogh Mountain District. Tillsley received the award at a celebration held at the Indian Trail Club in Franklin Lakes. An Eagle Scout, Tillsley was honored for his community involvement, including his affiliation with Ramapo College, where he is currently serving as chairman of the Foundation Board of Governors. Villadom Happenings Highlands to host fundraiser The Northern Highlands Home and School Association will host a Ca$h for Gold party from 7 to 10 pm. Tuesday, Oct. 20 at Savini Restaurant, 168 West Crescent Avenue, in Allendale. Trade in old, broken and unwanted jewelry for cash from American Gold and Diamond Buyers. Receive private valuation of items, and get cash on the spot. Northern Highlands will receive a donation based on the total sales that evening. Appetizers will be served, and beverages will be available for purchase. RSVP to Participants are encouraged to get at least one other quote before bringing their items to this party. Sellers must be at least 18 years of age and must present a valid ID. American Gold and Diamond Buyers is licensed and bonded. For more information about AGDB, call (973) 451-1400. Gift sale benefits RBARI The Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge, Inc. will have a gift shop in the Copper Tree Mall, 350 Ramapo Valley Road (Route 202) in Oakland, on Friday, Oct. 16 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 17 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Find a wide range of beautiful items, some of which are animal related. All proceeds benefit the animals at RBARI. Seminar on communication offered The Junior League of Bergen County will host a training seminar with Mimi Hull, Ph.D. at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 28, at the Ramsey Golf and Country Club, 105 Lakeside Drive, Ramsey. Dr. Hull, a noted speaker and trainer for Fortune 500 corporations, will present “Communication Realities: Talking the Talk to Get What You Want,” a seminar designed to teach women how to tailor their communication styles to best reach any audience. Attendees will learn how to communicate effectively with people of all ages, and how to minimize conflict and miscommunication. The training is open to the women of Bergen County. Dr. Hull, a fully licensed psychologist, specializes in organizational development and human relations training and consulting. Admission is $10 in advance through the JLBC website ( or $15 at the door. Continental breakfast is included. Space is limited. For more information, contact the Junior League of Bergen County office at (201) 447-2292, visit www.thejlbc. org or e-mail Computer course comes to CHCC Christian Health Care Center in Wyckoff is offering a two-day computer course open to the community. Introduction to Outlook is being offered from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, Nov. 5 (Part I), and 9 a.m. to noon Friday, Nov. 6 (Part II), at the CHCC’s campus at 301 Sicomac Avenue in Wyckoff. Class size is limited, and participants need to pre-register two weeks prior to course date. The course fee is $25 and includes hands-on training and training materials. For more information or to register, call (201) 848-7530. For more information about this and other events, visit the CHCC website at Marshall Tucker Band to appear The Wyckoff Family YMCA will bring the Marshall Tucker Band to its stage on Saturday, Oct. 24 at 8 p.m. From their first LP in 1973, to their powerful stage presence today, the Marshall Tucker Band has played countless concert venues around the world. The good ol’ boys from Spartanburg, South Carolina, led by Doug Gray, remains a powerful force in the world of music. Years of rigorous tour schedules earned the band the respect of critics and countless dedicated fans, especially with hit singles like “Heard it in a Love Song,” “Fire on the Mountain,” “Can’t You See,” and “Take the Highway.” A new generation of fans is learning that good music knows no boundaries. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased through the Y’s Development Office at (201) 891-2081 or at The Wyckoff YMCA is located at 691 Wyckoff Avenue, Wyckoff. Prevention program planned The Valley Hospital, Department of Community Health, will host a free program, “An Ounce of Prevention” on Wednesday, Oct. 21, at 10 a.m., at The Louis Bay 2nd Library, 345 Lafayette Avenue, Hawthorne. Many infectious diseases, including the flu, can be prevented by following simple and inexpensive steps. Jasalyn King, C.H.E.S., health educator, The Valley Hospital will demonstrate how to stop the spread of germs and what can done to prevent getting sick this flu season. Registration is required. To register or for more information, call 1-800-VALLEY 1 (1-800-825-5391) or www. Space is limited. Learn the art of purse making The Bergen County Chapter of the Embroidery Guild of America will hold its next meeting on Monday, Oct. 19, at 9:30 a.m. The session will be held in the Red Barn at Guardian Angel Church, Franklin Turnpike, Allendale. Cynthia Drennan will lead the hands-on program “Minipurse: Make Two, Take One.” The public is welcome. For further information, visit Eastern Christian launches courses for adults For the first time in its 117 years of educating students, Eastern Christian School will be offering continuing education courses for adults. Enroll now for this fall’s courses. Most courses meet for a total of six hours and cost $50. However, the “Using Technology Tools in Teaching: Blogs,” which begins Oct. 15 will be a 12-hour course that costs $100. Spring and summer sessions are also planned. Descriptions of courses and information about enrollment may be found at Click on the “Schools” tab and then “Professional Development Academy.” Details are also available via e-mail at ecacade or by calling (973) 427-6244. Nutcracker benefit scheduled For the twelfth consecutive season, the internationally acclaimed Donetsk Ballet Company from Ukraine and ballet students from Miss Patti’s School of Dance in Midland Park will perform “The Nutcracker.” Shows will be Dec. 11 through 13 at Paramus Catholic High School in Paramus. The proceeds will benefit pediatric cancer research, care and treatment. The performances are sponsored by JulieDance, a nonprofit arts organization founded in 1997 by Patti and Darryl Vigon in memory of their daughter Julie who succumbed to Ewing Sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer, at the age of 12. Julie was a promising ballerina who distinguished herself as a student with the School of American Ballet at Lincoln Center and as a performer in the children’s repertoire of many New York City Ballet productions. JulieDance is dedicated to fostering appreciation for the participation in dance and music, and to supporting those who research and treat childhood cancer. In 10 years, Julie Dance has raised $290,000 for pediatric cancer organizations. Performances are scheduled for Dec. 11 at 7 p.m., Dec. 12 at 7 p.m., and Dec. 13 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $30, $35. For information or to purchase tickets call (201) 670-4422. MasterCard and Visa accepted. Group rates available. ��������������������������� Published every Wednesday by The Villadom TIMES Inc. P Box 96 (333 Godwin Avenue) .O. 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