Ramsey June 10, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES IV • Page 9 Jeffrey J. Buonforte of Ramsey has been named executive vice president, with responsibility for government and business services, at Lakeland Bancorp. “Looking at our strategic plan, we have identified a number of critical areas that would have a direct impact on Lakeland’s continued success,” Lakeland Bancorp President and CEO Thomas J. Shara said of the appointment. “Included in these initiatives are the expansion of municipal banking, wealth management and cash management in the high growth areas of Bergen, Passaic and Morris counties. Having an executive level officer with the energy and experience that Jeff brings to this position is a reflection of its critical nature and gives us a strong competitive advantage.” Lakeland Bancorp, the holding company for Lakeland Bank, has a current asset base of $2.6 billion and 48 offices spanning six northwestern New Jersey counties: Bergen, Essex, Morris, Passaic, Sussex and Warren. Lakeland Bank, headquartered at 250 Oak Ridge Road, Oak Ridge, offers consumer Bounforte named executive vice president at Lakeland Jeffrey J. Buonforte and commercial products and services, including online banking, localized commercial lending teams, and equipment leasing. For more information, visit online at www.lakelandbank.com. UNICO hosts senior luncheon The Greater Ramsey Chapter of UNICO National recently held a luncheon for the senior residents of The Woodlands Senior Housing Community. Together, the guests and the Ramsey UNICO volunteers enjoyed an afternoon of great food, music, and dancing. Woodlands Executive Director Joan Pointek thanked the Ramsey UNICO Chapter. The Greater Ramsey UNICO Chapter locally conducts fundraising events with the proceeds used for scholarships, local mental health programs, supporting children with disabilities, cancer research, helping cure Cooley’s anemia, senior citizens’ programs, promoting Italian studies, and preserving the Italian heritage. For more information, call Lou LaVigna at (201) 444-3250. Pictured at top: Ramsey UNICO volunteers Ron Muzzillo, Dennis DeBenedetto, Joe Bianco, Lou LaVigna and Al Mucignat and their young helpers. Bottom left: Guests enjoying the music. Bottom right: Ramsey Board of Education Trustee/former mayor Richard Muti serving guests. ���������������������������������� ��������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������� ���������� ������������������������� ����������������������������� ��������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������� ������������ Caring for Your Beautiful Landscape is our Specialty ������������������������� LET ���������� THE PROFESSIONALS ���������������������� AND MONEY SAVE YOU TIME Seasonal garden care program Hand pruning of ornamental shrubs for natural shape Overgrown landscapes are our specialty Landscape design & construction – Design fees apply Irrigation & Lighting services Residential & Commercial We are a call or a click away One Call www.chrisjameslandscaping.com • N.J.D.C.A. Lic#13VH01114000 cjlinc1@aol.com • N.J.D.C.A. Lic#13VH01114000 All major credit cards accepted (201) 670-9000