October 28, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES IV • Page 15 Ramsey Review 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 from Nov. 1, 2009 to Jan. 15, 2010. Contact Laura Genovese Behrmann (201) 341-1243 for more information. DARE plans Ziti Dinner 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 antidrug 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. 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. Continental 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. Scouts collect for troops abroad Girl Scout Troop 1184 in Ramsey is collecting supplies for Marine First Lieutenant Chris Wilson’s 1/5 Battalion and Bravo Company stationed in Afghanistan. The following items are needed: Pop Tarts; toothbrushes and toothpaste, small and medium; disposable razors; cookies, homemade or store-bought, but nothing that will melt in the hot sun; hard candy mints; Lifesavers; powdered drinks, including Gatorade and lemonade; and small pads of paper and pens. The collection will run through Oct. 30. Contact April Pacenza with any questions at (201) 327-4907. Poker tournament set The Greater Ramsey UNICO Chapter and the Knights of Columbus, Rev. Patrick S. Pindar Council #3962 have partnered to cosponsor a No Limit Texas Hold’em Charity Poker Tournament on Friday, Nov. 6 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 48 Mechanic Street, Ramsey. Included in the evening will be a catered buffet dinner at 7 p.m. and the tournament at 8 p.m. First prize in the tournament is a $5,000 VISA gift card. There are more great prizes for every player who makes the final table, including a 50-inch high definition plasma TV, trips to Las Vegas, and restaurant gift certificates. Tournament seats are limited. There is a $175 buy-in, with optional re-buys for $125 during first hour of play, and an optional $125 add-on at the end of the first hour. Players start with $3,000 in chips. Proceeds will benefit local and national charitable organizations, such as the Jimmy V. Foundation for Cancer Research, Saint Jude’s Children’s Hospital, mental health, scholarships to graduating seniors at nearby high schools, and the Center for Food Action of Northern New Jersey. To register, contact Joe Verdone at jv826v@optonline. net or (201) 825-8819. 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.” Stay on top of commercial building maintenance Building Exterior Consultants, L.L.C. “Roofing and Waterproofing Solutions”  Roof Surveys  Waterproofing Surveys  Roof Evaluations  Moisture Surveys  Specification Development  Project Management  Construction Management  Due Diligence Jose A. 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