Page 12 THE VILLADOM TIMES III • September 9, 2009 Allendale Notebook Memorial service planned Allendale will commemorate the eighth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack with a special candlelight ceremony at the 9/11 Memorial at the upper pond at Crestwood Park. This ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 11. Participants are asked to bring a candle. Box Tops fundraiser launched Hillside and Brookside schools have launched the district’s 2009-10 Box Tops for Education fundraising campaign. Residents are asked to clip designated box tops from hundreds of favorite products and send them to Hillside School, Attention Maria Aiello, Box Tops Coordinator, 89 Hillside Avenue, Allendale, NJ, 07401. Participants may sign up to support Hillside and Brookside schools on the Box Tops website at The schools earn a percentage of participants’ purchases when they shop through the Box Tops MarketplaceSM. Schools can also earn a percentage of books purchased through the Box Tops Reading RoomSM. Box Tops for Education is a school fundraising program started by General Mills in 1996. To date, Box Tops has helped America’s schools raise over $250 million to buy items they need but cannot always afford, such as library books, school supplies, and playground equipment. The program offers school supporters three easy ways to earn cash for schools through everyday activities such as buying groceries, shopping online, and purchasing books. Schools can earn a total of up to $60,000 each year. For information, visit or contact Maria Aiello at (201) 818-0089 or e-mail Fell House shopping benefit set Concerned Citizens of Allendale has partnered with Macy’s Shop for a Cause to raise funds to benefit the Fell House. Participants purchase a $5 shopping pass (some exclusions apply) for exclusive savings and special offers in every Macy’s store on Saturday, Oct. 17. As a participating charity, the Concerned Citizens of Allendale keeps 100 percent of the proceeds for the sale of each pass. Plus, ticket holders can enter to win a $500 Macy’s gift card. For more information, or to order a shopping pass, call Pat Finn at (201) 760-0804 or e-mail Board of education to meet The Allendale Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 8 p.m. The meeting will take place in the library of the Brookside School, 100 Brookside Avenue. Clothes Line Thrift Shop reopens The Clothes Line Thrift Shop in Allendale will reopen Wednesday, Sept. 9. A breakfast of bagels and coffee will be served as shoppers look through the new fall clothing. The Clothes Line Thrift Shop is open Wednesday, Thursday, and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is located in the Archer United Methodist Church at 37 East Allendale Avenue in Allendale. Call (201) 327-0020. Allendale town-wide garage sale set The Allendale Woman’s Club is holding its Sixth Annual Town-Wide Garage Sale, featuring over 70 participating homes on Saturday, Sept. 26 and Sunday, Sept. 27, from 9 a.m. to 4 pm. Maps highlighting the sale locations will be available on the days of the event at the Allendale Borough Hall, 500 West Crescent Avenue. For more information, contact Joann Meyer at (201) 825-2244 or or visit the Allendale Woman’s Club website at Allendale residents who would like to participate in this event as a vendor must register by Sept. 15 in order to ensure their addresses are included on the map. For registration information, contact Joann Meyer. Allendale Festival Day set The Allendale Chamber of Commerce will again be hosting its Annual Festival Day on Saturday, Oct. 3 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. West Allendale Avenue will become a walking mall for families to enjoy the day with vendor craft tables, food, giveaways, live music for all ages, children’s entertainment, games, community organizations, exhibits, temporary tattoos, petting zoo, moonwalk, pumpkin painting, clowns, and witches. Contests include: pie baking, scarecrow making, and a pet parade. For more information and signup forms, visit online at Vendors should call Adrienne Tenbekjian of Jumbleiah Memorabilia at (201) 8252077 for more information. Sponsorship opportunities are still available at Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze levels for chamber members. Call festival Chairman Dan Zettler of Barnstable Mortgage Group at (201) 818-1700 for more information. Club seeks new members Membership in the Allendale Newcomers Club is annual and runs from September through June. New members may join throughout the year. Join the club to meet new friends, attend daytime and evening social events, participate in playgroups, discuss current books, and more. For more information, e-mail or visit online at for the registration form. Summer reading program begins The “Four Towns, Three Months, Two Books, One Hot Topic” summer reading program is about to begin. Over 1,000 individuals voted on this summer’s selections for the topic “Child Soldiers of Africa.” The fiction selection is “What is the What” by Dave Eggers and the non-fiction choice is “A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier” by Ishmael Beah. The program will wrap up with an evening event planned for Wednesday, Sept. 30 at Northern Highlands. The evening will include book discussions, performances, speakers, and accounts of their journey from the students going on the summer trip to Tanzania. Cub Scout registration underway Open registration for Allendale Cub Scouts is now underway for 2009-10. All boys living in Allendale who are in grades one through five are eligible to join. Scouting provides a fun environment where boys can develop character, learn values, and gain self-confidence while embarking on exciting adventures. Anyone interested in joining the Cub Scout program may contact Pat Hadler at (201) 236-1894 or at Stay on top of commercial building maintenance Celebrate Waldwick Day The Waldwick Chamber of Commerce will celebrate their 6th Annual Waldwick Day on Sunday, September 27, 2009. The Villadom TIMES will be publishing a special section featuring Waldwick’s fall celebration. Join other merchants in advertising your business while promoting this special day. 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