Page 10 THE VILLADOM TIMES IV • March 4, 2009 Ramsey Review Register for football & cheerleading The Ramsey Junior Football Association will hold its 2009 season registration for all levels of football, cheerleading, and flag programs at Finch Park on Friday, March 27 from 7 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, March 28 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Registration forms and additional information is available at Garden Club hosts speaker The Ramsey Area Garden Club will meet on Tuesday, March 10 at 6:45 p.m. Michael Ruggiero, horticulturist and all-around plant and garden expert at Matterhorn Nursery in Spring Valley, New York, will speak on new and interesting annuals with a tropical touch. Ruggiero spent 40 years a senior curator in the horticultural department at the New York Botanical Gardens. He continues to serve as an instructor for the School of Horticulture at the Botanical Gardens. The public is invited to attend the portion of the meeting that features the guest speaker. For more information, contact Joan Tommaney at (201) 327-8968. Club schedules spa fundraiser The Junior Woman’s Club of Ramsey has partnered with Simply Face and Body Spa for a March 4 fundraiser to benefit Foster and Adoptive Family Services. Simply Face and Body, located at 39 Interstate Shopping Center in Ramsey, will offer a special rate of $49 for a facial or massage combined with a lip or eyebrow wax. Everyone will receive an exclusive gift. For an appointment, call 877-57SIMPLY. The club will be accepting donations to the FAFS at this one-day event. Donations can also be made directly to the club at any time. FAFS is a non-profit corporation founded in 1972. It is the leading statewide advocacy agency for foster and adoptive parents. FAFS plays an integral part in the development, training, and support of New Jersey’s foster and adoptive parents. The group’s mission is to meet the special needs of foster and adoptive families and to advocate for The Junior Woman’s Club of Ramsey’s District Fifth Grade Spelling Bee was held recently at Dater School in Ramsey. Twenty-three local students participated. The three winners will now participate in the New Jersey State Spelling Bee. In addition to their ribbons, the winners received gift cards to Borders donated by the Ramsey Juniors. 1st Place - James Pupalaikis, Dater School, Ramsey; 2nd Place - Jessica Campanile, Joyce Kilmer Middle School, Mahwah; 3rd Place - Jeff Padovano, Dater School, Ramsey. Pictured are Adria Rosoff, event co-chair; Principal Michael Gratale, Dater School; James Pupalaikis, first place, Dater School; Jessica Campanile, second place, Joyce Kilmer School, Mahwah; Jeff Padovano, third place, Dater School; and Sara Gustafson, event co-chair. Fifth grade spelling champs improved foster care and adoption services. The Junior Woman’s Club will target fundraising over the next two years to benefit this organization and the over 9,000 children in foster care in New Jersey. Visit www. or for details. Senior news The seniors will hold a “Spring Festival” luncheon on Friday, March 27. Stop by the center or call borough hall at (201) 825-3400 for details. The center has been expanded to an adjacent building with a pool table and game table. All activities are open to residents over the age of 60. Anyone interested in participating is invited to stop in and visit the center or call the borough hall for a monthly calendar. Have a talent you wish to share? Call Denise at (201) 825-1975 and leave a name and phone number. The Leisure Club will sponsor a bus trip to the Cranbury Inn on Tuesday, March 31. Lunch and show will be followed by a stop in Atlantic City at the Showboat Casino. For prices and information, call Connie at (201) 327-4170. Residents over the age of 50 may use the borough bus for local destinations. The bus driver is available five days a week from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call borough hall at (201) 8253400, ask for Ann, and leave a name and phone number. Adult recreation leagues offered Registration is underway for the three adult sports programs sponsored by the Ramsey Recreation Commission: men’s over 50 softball, women’s over 25 softball, and adult soccer. Registration forms are online at www.ramseynj. com. League play begins in April. Call (201) 825-8299. ree f