Page 4 THE VILLADOM TIMES IV • July 29, 2009 Ramsey Rotary seeks host family for German exchange student The Bergen Highlands/Ramsey Rotary Club is seeking a host family for Johannes Wietiedt, the exchange student being sponsored by the club during the 2009-2010 school year. Wietiedt is from Wilhelmshaven, a town on the Black Sea. He is the class spokesman for his grade in his school in Germany. He will attend Ramsey High School starting in September. He enjoys studying the sciences, especially astronomy, and English. He is an active tennis and hockey player, and belongs to a fitness club. Wietiedt said he is looking forward to living in Ramsey, meeting new families, and trying new foods. The Bergen Highlands/Ramsey Rotary Club is currently interviewing potential host families for Wietiedt. Empty nesters and families with a grade school, middle school and/or high school kids are welcome to apply to become host families. Interested families should contact Rotarian Adrienne Terpak by phone at (201) 529-8573 or (973) 7067210, or via e-mail Buffalino honored Alexa Buffalino, 17, of Ramsey, has been named “Cheerleader of the Month” by American Cheerleader Magazine. In February, she was approached by Marisa Walker, the magazine’s editor, while attending the Athletic Championships in Rhode Island with her All Star Team, CC Champs. Buffalino is pictured and featured as “Cheerleader of the Month” in the July/August issue of the national magazine, and is the recipient of a $1,500 scholarship. She can also be seen on and YouTube. She is one of only six cheerleaders honored and chosen nationally per year for this award, and she will have an additional opportunity to vie for “Cheerleader of the Year” and an additional scholarship. Buffalino is currently on two cheerleading teams; CC Champs, All-Star Team in Waldwick, and the Ramsey High School Varsity Cheerleading Squad. She has been cheerleading since she was eight years old. Helpful Hints Helpful Hints from Peter Says... ome Johannes Wietiedt “Dry and preserve cut flowers by mixing 1 tbsp. of sugar & 2 drops of bleach into 1 cup of water. As the water evaporates, the flower is slowly preserved, saving both color and shape.” 27 Franklin Tpk, Waldwick Open Sundays 9-3 201-652-5666 Paul Banach Construction, LLC Home Remodeling Waldwick • 201-689-0765 • Windows • Doors • Garage Doors • • Finish Carpentry • Crown Moldings, Cabinetry, Walk-In-Closets, etc... • Kitchen & Bathroom Renovations • Take advantage of the Energy Tax Credit in 2009 Speak to your tax advisor to ascertain if you qualify, as these credits will make a project more economical for you! Over 20 yrs. exp. • Senior Citizen Discount • Ref available upon request All work performed by owner • Free Estimates SPEND YOUR TRAINING $$$ WISELY! • EDUCATED - MA in exercise science • CERTIFIED - ACSM, NASM, Post Rehab Specialist, MAT Specialist �������������������������� ����������������������������������� Sheila Keane ��������� ������������ ���������������� ����������������������������� ������������������������� ����������������� 7-22-09....Mike....from Janine PaulBanach2x2(7-22-09) 2x2” • EXPERIENCED - 15 years one-to-one personal training • QUALIFIED - to work with geriatric, bariatric, Parkinson’s as well as weight loss, fitness and wellness In your home or comfortable, private training facility ������� ������ Offering Muscle Activation Techniques ������������������������������������� ������������������������ ��������������������� ������������������� ������������ ����������������������� ������������������������ Keane Fit & Wellness Ridgewood 201-488-4314 or 201-341-0183