October 21, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES IV • Page 19 Ramsey Review Thirty-one Cent Scoop Night set The Ramsey Volunteer Fire Department will be holding its Annual Fall 31-cent Scoop Night at Baskin-Robbins Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 6 to 9 p.m. Baskin Robbins supports the department’s fire prevention effort annually as it offers scoops of ice cream for only 31 cents. During this event, the fire department will offer handout materials, fire prevention games for children, and a chance to see antique and modern fire fighting vehicles. This year, the department will be making available “new age” Tot Finders for families to use in their homes. Tot Finders help fire fighters locate children in the event of a fire. The new Tot Finders are a change from the older type that were visible on children’s bedroom windows. Leisure Club plans activities The Leisure Club is having an overnight trip to the Amishlands of Pennsylvania on Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 18 and 19. The package includes bus transportation, lodging at the Fulton Steamboat Inn, a Christmas show at the American Music Theater, and a full day of touring QVC Studios, the Pretzel Factory, and Intercourse Canning Company. Lunch will be served at the Cracker Barrel and dinner at Miller’s Restaurant. For more details and price information, call Connie at (201) 327-4170. The Leisure Club will host a Valley Hospital’s Prime Time speaker at the Lutheran Church on Oct. 27 at 1 p.m. The topic will be “Sleep Well, Feel Well.” Seminar on communication offered The Junior League of Bergen County will host a training seminar with Mimi Hull, Ph.D. at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 28, at the Ramsey Golf and Country Club, 105 Lakeside Drive, Ramsey. Dr. Hull, a noted speaker and trainer for Fortune 500 corporations, will present “Communication Realities: Talking the Talk to Get What You Want,” a seminar designed to teach women how to tailor their communication styles to best reach any audience. Attendees will learn how to communicate effectively with people of all ages, and how to minimize conflict and miscommunication. The training is open to the women of Bergen County. Dr. Hull, a fully licensed psychologist, specializes in organizational development and human relations training and consulting. Admission is $10 in advance through the JLBC website (www.thejlbc.org) or $15 at the door. Conti- nental breakfast is included. Space is limited. For more information, contact the Junior League of Bergen County office at (201) 447-2292, visit www.thejlbc. org or e-mail thejlbc@aol.com. 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. This group meets by Varka’s parking lot at Carol and Spruce streets at 8 a.m. For more information, e-mail Joan Waring at joan.waring@gmail.com or call (201) 825-2246. Redeemer celebrates Reformation The Festival of the Reformation will be celebrated Oct. 25 at the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Ramsey. Special services will be held at 8 and 10:15 a.m.; childcare will be available at the later service. Woodwind musician Ed Stengel will perform at the later service with the adult choir led by Guy Dobson. The Rev. Dr. Carol Brighton will present the sermon and a children’s sermon complete with gift for Reformation. This Sunday marks the end of the “Building the Worldwide Church” campaign with the building of a model church representing all the ministries of Redeemer. The morning will conclude with a victory luncheon in the Fellowship Room. Redeemer is located at 55 Wyckoff Avenue and is barrier-free. For more information, call (201) 3270148 or visit www.RedeemerRamsey.org. Market Day fundraiser open to public The Dater School Parent Teacher Organization is sponsoring a Market Day fundraiser which is open to the public. Market Day is a convenient way to order great tasting food online while supporting Dater School. A wide variety of high-quality products from appetizers to desserts will be offered. Items include fully-cooked meals, single-serving packages, and ready-to-cook quality meats. Anyone interested in participating is invited to place an online order at www.marketday.com under Dater School Account 7653. Order forms may also be picked up in the office at Dater School. Forms must be completed and returned by Wednesday, Oct. 21. The pick-up day for all items ordered is Tuesday, Oct. 27 from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Dater School cafeteria. Crop Walk, book groups set The First Presbyterian Church, located at 15 Shuart Lane in Ramsey, will participate in the Annual Area Crop Walk on Sunday, Oct. 18 at 1:15 p.m. All are welcome to join in the walk against hunger. Call (201) 327-3879. Literary Ladies will meet on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 10 a.m. John Updike’s “My Father’s Tears and Other Stories” will be discussed For information about this group, call Jane Moser at (845) 504-5179. The Connections Book Group will discuss “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society” by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows on Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Metzger Room. Copies of this book are available at the Ramsey Library’s temporary location at 171 Lake Street. All are welcome. For more information, call Di French at (201) 327-4596. Cablevision broadcasts Sunday services on Tuesdays and Wednesdays on Channel 76/77 from 5 to 6 p.m. Parent support group forming A support group is forming for parents of special needs children who live in Ramsey or Saddle River, or have children in those districts. This group will meet the fourth Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at The Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 55 Wyckoff Avenue, Ramsey. The first meeting will be held on Oct. 26. For more information, contact Stephanie Doyle or Christine Mazzola at rsrpsnc@gmail.com. Break the Highway Trend! ...not your community’s back. 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