August 26, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES IV • Page 17 Ramsey Review Ramapo announces Dean’s List Ramapo College of New Jersey in Mahwah has named the following Ramsey students to the Dean’s List for the spring 2009 semester: Nicole M. Adair, Lauren A. Barbara, David L. Borst, Christopher M. Daini, Matthew D. Diamond, Kinberly M. Fitzpatrick, Laura A. Gretz, Maria A. Khawaja, Ashley H. Kim, Kyle F. Moeller, Kindig A. Olsen, Anthony R. Siciliano, and Danielle O. Van Kampen. Movie Night & Blood Drive planned The Junior Woman’s Club of Ramsey has partnered with the Ramsey Recreation Commission and Community Blood Services in Paramus to conduct a Blood Drive on Friday, Aug. 28 from 4:30 until 8 p.m. at Finch Park in Ramsey. Participants are welcome to donate blood and then stay for the movie, “Bolt,” which will start at dusk. The Blood Mobile will be set up at Finch Park, located at 25 Gertzen Plaza, in front of the Senior Center. For more details about the movie, contact John Solarino, recreation supervisor, at (201) 825-8299. For more information about donation or to schedule an appointment, call Community Blood Services at (201) 251-3703. Blood donors are advised to eat a moderate meal before donating and must bring identification showing signature. All donors will receive complimentary cholesterol screening with every blood donation. Walk-ins are welcome. Cohen named to Dean’s List Jessica Cohen, daughter of Gary and Liz Cohen of Ramsey, has been named to the Dean’s List at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee for the spring 2009 semester. Cohen is majoring in art education with a minor in entrepreneurship. To qualify for the Dean’s List a student must earn a 3.5 grade point average for the semester. Seniors invited to picnic at pool The annual picnic for seniors will be held at the Ramsey Pool on Wednesday, Sept. 16 at noon. All seniors over the age of 60 are invited to attend. Sign up will begin on Monday, Aug. 24 at borough hall. The price is $5 per person. The picnic menu consists of hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, cold slaw, refreshments, and desserts. Participants may bring folding beach chairs. This event marks the beginning of the eighth year that a small group of Ramsey citizens organized a committee to oversee activities for “Over 60” senior citizens at the Knights of Columbus Hall. This group has successfully managed to graduate to a senior center in Finch Park where there are daily activities to attract most senior residents interested in meeting new friends and enjoying an active lifestyle. A calendar of events is available at borough hall. Club travels to Mount Haven The Leisure Club of Ramsey is sponsoring a bus trip to Mount Haven Country Resort in Mount Haven, Pennsylvania on Tuesday, Sept. 15. There will be a country breakfast buffet upon arrival. Afternoon activities include live entertainment with a four hour open bar followed by a gourmet buffet dinner. The bus will leave from the Lutheran church at 9 a.m. For information and price, call Connie at (201) 327-4170. Trip to US Open set The Ramsey Recreation Commission is sponsoring a trip to the morning session of the US Open on Monday, Sept. 7. The bus will leave the Ramsey High School main parking lot at 9:30 a.m. The cost of a ticket and round trip bus transportation is $65 per person. There is a limit of four tickets per person. Reservations will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. All children under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult. For further information, contact John Solarino, recreation supervisor, at (201) 825-8299. Juniors welcome new members Beginning Sept. 10, the Junior Woman’s Club of Ramsey will hold monthly meetings at 7:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month. Meetings are held at the Ramsey Ambulance Corps building at 41 South Island Avenue. New members welcome. Be sure to visit the Junior Woman’s Club of Ramsey’s booth on Ramsey Day to receive club information, and talk to members. Visit online at The Junior Woman’s Club of Ramsey serves the community through volunteerism, fundraising and social events. Tisdale offers website, spirit-wear Get ready for the first day of school by visiting the Tisdale School website and ordering spirit-wear online. Items available include T-shirts, sweatshirts, hoodies, blankets, umbrellas, and more. Visit PTO membership forms can be downloaded at www. Yearly PTO membership is $10 per family. Tisdale PTO will be at Ramsey Day on Sept. 12. At that time, members will be offering order forms for the PTO’s Fall Mum Sale, and information about the upcoming school year and the fall Harvest Fest. Teens available for employment YES, the Youth Employment Service, has Ramsey High School teens who will babysit, pet sit, garden, and can handle computer and office work, and a host of other things. Call (201) 785-2300, extension 21983 or send an email RHS Band hosts fundraiser The Ramsey High School Marching Band and Guard Parents’ Association is selling tickets for its fundraiser. All proceeds will support the band’s activities throughout the school year. The marching band will be performing at the London New Year’s Day Parade, and the New Year’s Eve parade in Chantilly, France. The Parents’ Association is selling tickets for $20 each. First prize is 40 percent of gross receipts up to $40,000, second prize six and a half percent up to $6,500, and third prize three and a half percent up to $3,500. The winners will be announced at the Marching Band Home Show held at Ramsey High School on Oct. 17. Tickets are available from any band parent or by contacting Eileen Gauthier at (201) 825-3083. They will also be available for sale at the following Ramsey businesses: Subway, Ramsey Corner Cafe, and Rainbow Cafe. Summer schedule at Redeemer The Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Ramsey is now on its summer schedule, with one service of Holy Communion at 9:15 a.m. A time for refreshments and conversation follows in the Fellowship Room. Both the sanctuary and the Fellowship Room are air-conditioned and barrier-free. Sunday School classes, youth events, Redeemer Christian Nursery School, and other regular meetings and events will resume in September. For more information, contact the Rev. Dr. Carol Brighton at (201) 327-0148 or visit Alzheimer’s support group offered A new Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet the first Monday evening of each month at The First Presbyterian Church of Ramsey, 15 Shuart Lane in Ramsey at 7 p.m. This new support group is for families and caregivers and is being offered through the trained facilitators at Distinctive Care Geriatric Care Management in conjunction with the Alzheimer’s Association of New Jersey. To register, call Barbara at (201) 857-5283. Girl Scouts welcome new members The Ramsey Girl Scouts are recruiting girls who will begin kindergarten this fall. Anyone else interested in joining Ramsey Girl Scouts may pick up a recruitment form at Ramsey Library. For more information, call Tricia Dolce at (201) 934-4855. FORL welcomes new members The Friends of Ramsey Library organization meets the fourth Wednesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. New members are welcome. 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