December 2, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES IV • Page 27 Ramsey Review Mommy and Me walks end for season The Mommy and Me Monday walks organized by the Ramsey Board of Health have ended for the season and will resume in the spring. The 8 a.m. Ramsey Walks group will continue to walk Monday through Saturday throughout the winter, except for Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. This group walks when the weather is fair or slightly inclement (drizzle but not rain, flurries but not a storm), and when the temperature is above 20 degrees. Walkers arrive at Varka’s parking lot (Carol and North Spruce Street) by 8 a.m. Following the walk, the group gathers for coffee at the Finch Park Senior Center. The Monday and Wednesday 10 a.m. Ramsey Walks group and the Tuesday and Thursday 9 a.m. Ramsey Walks group will also continue to meet throughout the winter. These groups assemble at the Interstate entrance to the Bike Path. All groups welcome fast and slow walkers, including people who need to rest on a bench along the way. All walks take place along the Ramsey Bike Path. For more information, call Joan Waring at (201) 8252246 or e-mail First Presbyterian plans holiday festivities “The Hanging of the Greens” at First Presbyterian Church, 15 Shuart Lane, will take place on Saturday, Dec. 5 at 10 a.m. to ready the church for Advent and the Christmas season. The Annual Caroling Supper will be held Dec. 6 at 5 p.m. Participants will enjoy a pot luck supper, warm up with carols, and make visits to our “friends-at-home.” The Literary Ladies will meet on Thursday, Dec. 17 at noon for the Christmas luncheon at the Ramsey Country Club. The topic will be any holiday story the ladies have read and wish to share. The Connections Book Group is reading “The Gift” by Pete Hamill for December. The group will meet on Wednesday, Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m. Books are available at Ramsey Library. All are welcome. Call Di French at (201) 327-4596 for more details. Phone the church at (201) 327-3879. Veterans and military personnel sought The Ramsey Fire Department invites veterans and cur- rent military service personnel to join the Home for the Holidays Parade set for Saturday, Dec. 5. The U.S. Army Reserve 417th Engineering Company will have a large military flatbed trailer in the parade for current and veteran service people to ride on. Bravo Company from Reserve Center in Orangeburg, New York and the U.S. Army Recruiting Center in Ramsey will be hosting the float, led by The U.S. Army Reserve Band from Fort Totten, New York. Service personnel from all branches are invited. Participants should arrive at Dater School prior to the 7:15 p.m. step off. Home for the Holidays will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Main Street will be closed to vehicles and used only for walking before and after the parade. PBA holds fundraiser Tickets for the annual Ramsey Policemen’s Benevolent Association fundraiser are on sale now. Last year’s winner was a lifelong Ramsey resident who received $10,000. The 2009 winner will be announced at the Home for the Holidays Celebration on Dec. 5. The $20 tickets sold out quickly last year. Tickets are available from Ramsey PBA members. Hockey Association hosts Devils fundraiser The Ramsey Hockey Association has a limited number of tickets to the New Jersey Devils vs. Ottawa Senators game at Prudential Center on Friday Dec. 18, at 7 p.m. for sale. On the program will be a special appearance of the Ramsey Mites on Ice between the first and second periods. Tickets are $39 (regular price is $56.) Proceeds from the ticket sales will benefit the association. For more information, call Steve at (201) 394-3731 or e-mail Ladies Christmas Tea set The Annual Ladies Christmas Tea at the Ramsey First Presbyterian Church will take place on Sunday, Dec. 13 at 3 p.m. Participants are encouraged to bring family and friends to this afternoon of delicious tea sandwiches, inspirational readings, and music provided by harpist Penny McCulloch. This year’s theme is “joy.” The cost is $10 per person. Tickets are available at the church at 15 Shuart Lane or by mailing a check with list of attendees to Polly Fitzsimmons, 908 Washington Drive, Ramsey. For further details call (201) 327-3879. Leisure Club plans Atlantic City trip The Leisure Club is sponsoring a bus trip to Atlantic City on Wednesday, Dec. 16. Lunch will be served at Carmine’s, and the Tropicana’s holiday show will be included. For cost and further details, contact Connie at (201) 327-4170. 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. Apply for Sweetheart Casino Night funds The Junior Woman’s Club of Ramsey is now making plans for its Sweetheart Casino Night, which has raised more than $75,000 for Ramsey organizations over the past four years. The next JWCRSweetheart Casino Night will be held on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010. The club is now accepting applications from not-for-profit organizations that wish to be considered for funding. Applications may be downloaded at www.ramseyjuniors.comand will be accepted through Jan. 15, 2010. Contact Laura Genovese Behrmann (201) 341-1243 for more information. 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 responsibilitiess. Call (201) 785-2300, extension 21983 or send an e-mail Pool updates available Municipal pool updates will be available to residents who want to be kept abreast of developments for the 2010 pool season via e-mail. Residents may visit and request e-mail notifications. For further information, contact Karen Dey at (201) 825-2518. Juniors welcome new members 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. Visit online at The Junior Woman’s Club of Ramsey serves the community through volunteerism, fundraising and social events. 30 minutes of your time can save a life. 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