Page 8 THE VILLADOM TIMES IV • March 18, 2009 Ramsey Review Foundation hosts fundraiser The Ramsey Public Education Foundation has scheduled its Beefsteak Dinner Dance for Saturday, April 25 at the Woman’s Club of Ridgewood from 7 to 11 p.m. The beefsteak features all-you-can-eat sirloin steak plus salad and sides prepared by Nightingale’s of Clifton. A pasta substitute is available upon request. The price of $60 per person includes beer and soda. Live music will be provide by The Connolly Brothers. The evening will include an auction, prizes, and a special fundraiser. RSVP by sending a check made payable to Ramsey Public Education Foundation to Paula Parsley, 71 Manor Drive, Ramsey, NJ 07446 by April 11. The event is limited to 200 guests. Organizers anticipate a sell-out, so be sure to reserve seats early. For more information e-mail: Haircuts benefit foundation The Ramsey Public Education Foundation will host a hair cutting fundraiser on Sunday, April 5 between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. The Magic Mirror, located at 49 West Allendale Avenue in Allendale, will donate 20 percent of all business that day to the Ramsey Public Education Foundation. Call (201) 962-7552 for an appointment, or just stop in. Master Mason honored Jephtha Chapter #134 of the Eastern Star of New Jersey honored Donald Bradford Hodges at a recent Master Masons ceremony. Hodges was awarded his 60 year pin for membership in the Order of the Eastern Star of New Jersey. This year, Hodges also received a 60 year pin from Temple Lodge #173 in Westwood. He is a WWII Navy veteran, who has also been active in his local volunteer fire department. For more information on the fraternal organizations of Master Masons or Order of the Eastern Star, contact the Ramsey Masonic Temple at (201) 327 9705. Teens available for employment YES, the Youth Employment Service, has Ramsey High School teens who will baby-sit, 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 e-mail YES@ramsey.k12. Blood Drive planned New Jersey Blood Services is in need of blood donations. In an effort to help the community Hawthorne Fortitude Masonic Lodge, located at 24 North Franklin Turnpike in Ramsey, is sponsoring a Blood Drive on Tuesday, March 24, between 3 and 8 p.m. Each donor will receive free cholesterol testing. Walk-ins are always welcome. To make an appointment to donate, or to determine medical eligibility, call 1-800-933BLOOD (2566). Qualified donors should be 17 years of age, weigh 110 pounds, and be in general good health. Donors must present photo or signed ID and know their Social Security number. Donors over 75 years of age can also keep donating with their physician’s note. Ready, Set, Relax scheduled For the third year, Ramsey will participate in Ready, Set, Relax, which encourages families to take a night off from meetings, homework, and practices, and spend time relaxing and connecting with each other. Ramsey Mayor Christopher Botta recently proclaimed March 30 as the 2009 date for Ready, Set, Relax. This night has become a tradition that many families look forward to each year, raising awareness about the impact of overscheduled lives on families and children and encouraging a discussion between parents, educators, and other community leaders about what can be done to achieve more balanced and healthy lifestyles. On March 30, hundreds of families will relax by cooking, playing a game, watching old family videos, taking a walk to town for ice cream, or simply just being together at home. Zumba Fitness fundraiser set The Ramsey High School DECA Marketing Club and the Youth in Action group, Outside the Box, will hold a Zumba Fitness fundraiser to benefit Free the Children from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 27, at the John Y. Dater School Gymnasium. Tickets may be purchased for $10 at Morano’s Deli, 1 East Main Street or by calling (201) 8252820. Zumba Fitness is a dance workout that fuses Latin rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a dynamic fitness program. This is a great cardio workout. Shelley Capener will be the instructor. DJ services are being donated by In the Mix. Seniors plan events Valley Hospital’s Prime Time will present a lecture by Susan Breithaupt on Monday, April 6 at 1 p.m. at the Senior Center. “Improve Your Memory” will be the topic. This discussion will include for keeping memory intact and ways to challenge the brain. Learn the causes of memory loss. The new eight-week yoga class with Pat will begin Friday, March 20 at 10 a.m. Bring a mat and wear comfortable clothes. This class is free to all Ramsey seniors over the age of 60. Louise Casey’s Monday line dancers have been practicing for their upcoming performance at the Leisure Club on March 24 at 11 a.m. The Sunday movies with Bea and Marge continue to be a huge success. “Cinderella Man” will be the movie this Sunday at 1 (continued on page 15) SPRING CLASSES • APRIL 6 to JUNE 29, 2009 ADULT CLASSES Monday - Thursday AM 9:30-12:00 PM 7:30-10:00 Saturday AM 10:00-12:30 12 Weeks, $348 Monday - Friday PM 3:30-5:30 12 Weeks, $300 Wortendyke Pottery Studio CHILDREN’S CLASSES 201-652-5882 30% - 50% OFF Gallery Sale 211 GREENWOOD AVE • MIDLAND PARK �������� ������� ���������� ��������������������� ��������� �� YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD NEWSPAPER �����������������