September 2, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES IV • Page 23 Ramsey Review Ramsey Day Dog Show set The Tenth Annual Ramsey Day Dog Show, sponsored by the Ramsey Recreation Commission, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Municipal Pool on East Oak Street, beginning at 10 a.m. Dogs will be judged in 10 categories, culminating in the selection of Best in Show. The registration fee is $5 per category per dog. Pre-registration is strongly suggested, although registration forms will be available at the show. Registration forms are available at the Ramsey Municipal Building, 33 North Central Avenue. The form may also be downloaded from the recreation section of the borough’s website, www.ramseynj. com. For further information, contact Recreation Supervisor John Solarino at (201) 825-8299. Bowling registration commences Registration is underway for the recreation commission-sponsored bowling program held at Holiday Bowl in Oakland on Fridays, beginning on Sept. 11. The program is open to all children in kindergarten through eighth grade. Bumper bowling is available for the younger children. The cost is $60 per participant. Registration forms are available in the municipal building, 33 North Central Avenue or can be downloaded at (recreation tab). All registration forms and fees are due by Wednesday, Sept. 9. For further information, contact Karen Dey, recreation coordinator, at (201) 825-2518. First Presbyterian plans for fall The First Presbyterian Church of Ramsey is celebrating the 500th Anniversary of John Calvin’s birth with a four week study with Reverend Dr. Charles Bartow using the new book, “John Calvin: Reformer for the 21st Century” by William Stacey Johnson, an associate professor of systematic theology at Princeton Theological Seminary. The program will begin Sept. 23. Books have been ordered, and will be available for $10. Registration will take place on Sunday, Sept. 6, or reserve a book and register for the seminar by emailing Worship services are broadcast on Cablevision Channel 76 from 5-6 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The Connections Book Group is reading Jeffrey Archer’s “A Prisoner of Birth” for the month of September. Set in England, this is a story of fate and fortune, redemption and revenge. Copies are available at Ramsey Library. The discussion will take place Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Metzger Room. All are welcome. Any questions call Di French at (201) 327-4596. The Literary Ladies will meet on Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 10 a.m. The first book for discussion will be “The Red and the Black” by Stendhal. For more information call Jane Moser (845) 504-5179. The church is located at 15 Shuart Lane. Lotz named to Dean’s List Kristen Lotz of Ramsey has been named to the Dean’s List at Felician College in Lodi and Rutherford for the spring 2009 semester. The Dean’s List recognizes the academic accomplishments of full-time matriculated students who have obtained a minimum grade point average of 3.5 for the semester. UNICO to host booth for Ramsey Day The Greater Ramsey Chapter of UNICO National will be participating in the 2009 Ramsey Day event on Saturday, Sept. 12. Participants can meet Miss Italia New Jersey and members will be available to talk with prospective members and hand out membership applications. UNICO will also be sponsoring the sale of the Italian treat: zeppoles. Membership in UNICO is open to American men and women of Italian ancestry, who are at least 18 years old, or men and women married to persons of Italian ancestry. The Greater Ramsey UNICO Chapter conducts fundraisers that benefit scholarships, local mental health programs, children with disabilities, senior citizens, and other worthy causes. The chapter promotes Italian Heritage. For more information, contact Lou LaVigna at (201) 452-5002 or at Seniors plan activities The annual picnic for Ramsey seniors will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 16 at noon at the Ramsey Pool. Sign up at Ramsey Borough Hall. Price is $5 payable to the Ramsey Seniors. Anyone over the age of 60 is invited to attend. Picnic tables are available; participants are invited to bring a folding chair. The menu will include hot dogs, hamburgers, potato salad, cold slaw, beverage, and dessert. The first bus trip of the season will be a visit to Ellis Island on Wednesday, Oct. 7. The itinerary includes a ferry to the island and admission ticket. Participants may visit the museum, visit the Wall of Honor, and view a movie. Participants should pack a picnic lunch or may dine in the cafeteria. There will be a considerable amount of walking involved. Signup begins on Monday, Sept. 14 at 10 a.m. at borough hall. The price is $33.75; checks should be made payable to Ramsey Seniors. The bus will depart from Finch Park at 8 a.m. and return about 4:30 p.m. All activities at the senior center will resume after Labor Day during the week of Sept. 7. The walking group meets every day at 8 a.m. in Varka’s parking lot across from the Walgreen’s Drug Store. This group has grown over the year and welcomes anyone wishing to join their low-impact morning walk through the bicycle path to Interstate Shopping Center. New on Monday at noon will be a Fast Track Bingo game for those interested in something new. Shuffleboard is now co-ed. Meet at the center every Tuesday at 1 p.m. and find out if the women can outdo the men. Those interested in a game of pool will find a table in the adjacent building. For a complete listing of all weekly activities, stop by the senior center or call (201) 825-3400 for a mailing. Woman’s Club to host social A social event to recruit new Woman’s Club of Ramsey members will be held Sept. 22 in a member’s home. Those interested may call Pat Bernius at (201) 600-9399 or Paula Bartow at (201) 327-4516. The Woman’s Club of Ramsey has a 100-year tradition of raising contributions for area organizations. The club participates in Ramsey Day; aids the local library, fire department, and ambulance corps; provides awards to local students; hosts the annual Heirloom Tomato Sale; and sends care packages to U.S. troops. Coming October 14th! ����� in business 30 minutes of your time can save a life. It’s About Life! Your can make a difference in someone’s life by spending just 30 minutes donating blood. Call us today. A Pictorial Supplement to The Villadom TIMES Introduce that special woman in your organization to the community. It could be an associate, a department head, a valued employee or even yourself. YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD NEWSPAPER Community Blood Services 970 Linwood Avenue, West Paramus, NJ 07652 Call The Villadom TIMES to reserve your space in this well-read annual feature. 201-652-0744. 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