Area May 13, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES IV • Page 11 The Saddle River Valley Lions Club donated $71,110 at the organization’s Annual Charity Night. The event marked the culmination of another successful year of fundraising and community service. The Lions and their guests, many of the 70-plus organizations that received donations this year, were on hand. Among those attending this year were representatives of the Computer Enabling Program, Saint Joseph’s School for the Blind, The DACKKS Group, NJ Blind Athletes, Art Center of Northern NJ, E.I.E.S. of NJ, Table to Table, Mahwah H.S. Gala, Mahwah Thunderbird Scholarship Fund, Mahwah Volunteer Fire Department, Mahwah & Upper Saddle River Municipal Alliances and the Mahwah Sports Boosters. Since being chartered by Lions Clubs International 51 years ago, the Saddle River Valley Lions Club has raised and donated over $1.69 million to local charities for the blind and visually impaired and to commu- Lions donate over $70,000 at Annual Charity Night nity volunteer groups. Each year, the distribution of donations is recommended to the club’s membership by five standing budget committees (Sight, Human Services, Youth, Education and Civic Improvement) and the final determination is made by the membership. The Saddle River Valley Lions Club’s major fundraising events are the Fall Harvest Sale just prior to Thanksgiving, a car giveaway in the spring, and the annual sixnight Lions Carnival held Memorial Day week at Lions Memorial Park in Upper Saddle River. The Lions thank the residents of the Saddle River Valley communities for their continued support of the club’s fundraising efforts. For information about becoming a member of the Saddle River Valley Lions Club, visit or contact Membership Director Jack Yates at (201) 327-6990. NJ Blind Athletes President Ed Fedush receives a check from Lions Sight Committee Chair Peter Lacovara. The Northern New Jersey Council, Boy Scouts of America will honor PSE&G President and CEO Ralph Izzo as the 2009 Distinguished Citizen of the Year. The award, and merit badges for leadership in the energy and environmental areas, will be given to Izzo at the organization’s annual gala on May 14. The gala, co-chaired by William Hickey of Sealed Air Corporation and James Glozzy of United Water New Jersey, will be held at Mayfair Farms. Some outstanding youths will be featured. PSEG is committed to keeping the environment healthy and green, as are the Boy (continued on page 12) Scouts to honor Ralph Izzo Pictured: PSE&G CEO Ralph Izzo Feel Better Now! ����Muscle Activation Techniques ����������������������������������� • Speed muscle recovery • Increase joints’ range of motion • Eliminate compensatory patterns • Reduce risk of injury by insuring muscles function optimally • Improve athletic performance and execution of everyday activities at ���������������������� ������������������������������ ������������������ �������������������������� ���������������������� �������������������� ��������������� Ridgewood 201-488-4314 or 201-341-0183 ������������������������ Keane Fit & Wellness ��������� ������������������ ���������������� ��������������� ���������������� ��������������������������� ������������������������������ ��� ����������� � �������������������������������������������������������������� �������������������� �����������������������������������