November 18, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES IV • Page 15 Ramsey Review Market Day offered to the public The Dater School Parent Teacher Organization has opened its Market Day fundraiser to the public. Market Day is a convenient way to order great tasting food online while supporting Dater School. Offerings include a wide variety of high-quality products from appetizers to desserts. Items include fully-cooked meals, single-serving packages, and ready-to-cook foods for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Anyone interested in participating in this program is invited to place an online order at under the Dater School account, #7653. Order forms may also be picked up in the school office. Deadline for the submission of order forms is Wednesday, Nov. 18. Orders may be picked up on Tuesday, Nov. 24 between 3 and 4 p.m. in the Dater School cafeteria. Thanksgiving food donations sought Ramsey Responds will be collecting Thanksgiving food donations at the Senior Citizens Center in Finch Park on Friday, Nov. 20 from 2 to 4 p.m. Families may also send donations to school with their children the week of Nov. 16 through 20. Baskets will be delivered to Ramsey families the evening of Nov. 20. Items needed are canned fruits and vegetables, gravy, yams, rice, instant potatoes, rolls, soup, canned juices, stuffing, coffee and tea, cranberry sauce, frozen turkeys, salad dressing, pie crust, pie filling, and Shop-Rite gift cards. Any resident needing assistance may call Ramsey Responds at (201) 312-4843. Ramsey Responds is a volunteer organization dedicated to helping neighbors in need. Volunteers are needed to help with this event and other projects. Financial donations are always welcome. Checks may be mailed to Ramsey Responds, P.O. Box 724, Ramsey, NJ 07446. ‘Best of Open Mic’ to be presented Ramsey Fine Arts Council will present “Best of Open Mic” on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 8:30 p.m. at Brady’s at the Station. Hosted by Zeke Carey and Friends, the event will feature performers from previous Open Mic events and will conclude the 2009 season. Fundraiser planned On Nov. 19 at 6 p.m., there will be a Bartender’s Competition at TGI Friday’s in Ramsey. All proceeds from this benefit will go toward Alexa Smith’s medical bills. Alexa, the daughter of Jennifer and Brad Smith, who is a local detective and firefighter, is battling cystic fibrosis. PBA sells fundraiser tickets Tickets for the annual Ramsey Policemen’s Benevolent Association fundraiser are on sale now. Last year’s winner was a lifelong Ramsey resident who received $10,000. The 2009 winner will be announced at the Home for the Holidays Celebration on Dec. 5. The $20 tickets sold out quickly last year. Tickets are available from Ramsey PBA members. Tisdale offers website, spirit-wear Get ready for the first day of school by visiting the Tisdale School website and ordering spirit-wear online. Items available include T-shirts, sweatshirts, hoodies, blankets, umbrellas, and more. Visit PTO membership forms can be downloaded at www. Yearly PTO membership is $10 per family. Hockey Association hosts Devils fundraiser The Ramsey Hockey Association has a limited number of tickets to the New Jersey Devils vs. Ottawa Senators game at Prudential Center on Friday Dec. 18, at 7 p.m. for sale. On the program will be a special appearance of the Ramsey Mites on Ice between the first and second periods. Tickets are $39 (regular price is $56.) Proceeds from the ticket sales will benefit the association. For more information, call Steve at (201) 394-3731 or e-mail Seniors plan holiday events The Ramsey Seniors have planned two holiday events for December. The seniors will travel to the New York Botanical Gardens on Tuesday, Dec. 1 for the Victorian Christmas Spectacular, which includes the miniature train display. The cost is $45 per person. Lunch on Arthur Avenue is not included. There will be a considerable amount of walking involved. The annual Christmas party will be held at the Ramsey Country Club on Tuesday, Dec. 8 at noon. Price is $25 per person and includes appetizer, salad, filet mignon, hazelnut salmon, or chicken francaise, and dessert. Entertainment will be provided by Ron Dellapina. Both of these events are for Ramsey Seniors only. Sign up will begin at the borough hall on Tuesday, Nov. 3 at 10 a.m. Checks to should be made payable to Ramsey Seniors; proof of Ramsey residency is required. The senior center is located in Finch Park. Any Ramsey resident over the age of 60 is invited to attend the many activities provided. Apply for Sweetheart Casino Night funds The Junior Woman’s Club of Ramsey is now making plans for its Sweetheart Casino Night, which has raised more than $75,000 for Ramsey organizations over the past four years. The next JWCRSweetheart Casino Night will be held on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010. The club is now accepting applications from not-for-profit organizations that wish to be considered for funding. Applications may be downloaded at www.ramseyjuniors.comand will be accepted through Jan. 15, 2010. Contact Laura at (201) 341-1243. DARE plans Ziti Dinner These volunteers are ready to cook up a feast. The Ramsey Police DARE Program is hosting its annual Ramsey Parents Against Drugs Ziti Dinner fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 21 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Saint Paul’s School cafeteria, 187 Wyckoff Avenue, Ramsey. The all you can eat meal includes salad, ziti, meatballs, bread, drinks, and unlimited dessert will cost $10 for adults, and $5 for seniors and children. There will be entertainment and fifth grade DARE students will have the opportunity to win a prize. This event is the primary fundraiser for DARE’s anti-drug and wellness efforts. Each year, more than 1,600 of Ramsey’s school children receive wellness and anti-drug training. In addition, a dozen community events will be organized this year, in an effort to integrate the students, teachers, parents, business people, politicians, organizations and police officers in sending a anti-substance abuse message to children. For more information, contact Patrolman Tim Shoemaker at (201) 327-2400. New walking groups form Three new walking groups have been formed by the Ramsey Board of Health as part of the Ramsey Walks initiative. The Monday and Wednesday Walks meet at 10 a.m.; the Tuesday and Thursday Walks meet at 9 a.m.; and the Monday “Mom and Me” Walks meet at 9 a.m. Dads and grandparents welcome at the “Mom and Me” walks. The starting point for each of the new walks is the Interstate entrance to the Ramsey bike path, located off Addison Street. The groups walk along the bike path to Main Street and turn around and go back to the starting point at Interstate. The walks will typically take 30 to 45 minutes. The terrain is easy and there are benches along the way if someone needs to rest. To participate in any of these walks just show up at the bike path entrance at the appointed time. Walkers continue to be welcomed in the “Ramsey Walks at 8” group. 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