Warm Weather Clothing Delivered to Oasis in Paterson

The mission of Oasis is to change the lives of women and children by breaking the cycle of poverty through compassionate programs designed to feed, clothe, educate, and empower women and children in need.

A big thank you to our members and the others in our Community who thoughtfully donated new hats, gloves and scarves and gently used winter coats for the ladies at the Oasis Shelter.  Thanks also to Kathryn Hamilton who drove a carload to the shelter!

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Save The Date!

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Save The Date! The Woman’s Club of Upper Saddle River invites you to join us at a Fashion Show at Neiman Marcus in Garden State Plaza on Wednesday, November 2nd at 11 am.
Light fare and refreshments will be served. Tickets are $40 per person and proceeds benefit the Upper Saddle River and Allendale Ambulance Corps. Bring friends and check out the latest Fall and Winter fashion trends!
Reserve your spot today! RSVP by October 26th to Diana Nash (diananash13@gmail.com). Checks can be sent c/o Woman’s Club of USR P.O. Box 645 Saddle River, NJ 07458.

Tour of Blooming Hill Farm and NJ Botanical Gardens Hike

Our Health and Wellness Committee wants to remind you that the trip to Blooming Hill Farms is coming up quickly. Hope you can be there this coming Saturday, September 24th, for the tour and a la carte brunch to follow.

Members will meet at 9:45am at the farm in Monroe. The address for GPS is Blooming Hill Farm 1251 State Route 208 Blooming Grove, NY 10914 Phone at the farm is 845.782.7310.

Guy Jones, who started farming in the Hudson Valley in the eighties, will lead the tour. Blooming Hill is known for its specialty organic produce. Over 200 varieties of fruits and vegetables are grown on a hundred acres in Orange County, NY, and produce is sold to some of the finest restaurants in New York City, New Jersey, and the Hudson Valley.

Cost of the brunch is estimated to be under $15. Members will pay for their own brunch.

Please contact Daryl Moscowitz at dmoscowitz@me.com or 201-906-0072, to let her know if you are planning to go.

Also, mark your calendar now for October 8th’s History, Hike and Picnic Lunch at The NJ Botanical Gardens (Skylands) led by Tom Tarbutton. Meet at Parking Lot C at 9:45 am. Address for GPS is 2 Morris Road, Ringwood, N.J. 07456.

It will be a modest uphill hike with picnic lunch at a scenic location. Dress in layers and bring water and your own picnic lunch!

Please let Daryl know if you are planning to make the hike as well.

Summer Shoe and Sock Collection for Strengthen Our Sisters

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Strengthen Our Sisters is in need of new or gently used children’s shoes (for
Toddler sizes up to age 5), and new socks for both boys and girls in the same age range.

A collection box is located in the Saddle River Post Office.

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The Shelter can also use donations of used highchairs in good condition.

Please call Sheila at 201-236-2214 or Nona at 201-934-9562 if you can donate.

 

Ongoing Fundraiser

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We have an ongoing Fund Raiser which supports the Community Thrift Shop in Midland Park, located at 85 Godwin Ave.

We receive a percentage of the sale price of items donated in our name. Appropriate donations are gently used and clean clothing, furniture, housewares, toys and books.

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Donations are accepted:

  • Every MONDAY, and the FIRST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH

from 10 AM to 2 PM

  • Four shopping bags of items, or 2 white 16 gallon plastic trash bags worth of goods are accepted at one time from each donor.
  • Our club number is #39 and must be clearly labeled on the bags in order for us to get our percentage of the sales price of the items donated in our name.
  • We try to get friends and family to donate for #39 as well, and we welcome your participation in our fundraising efforts for our charitable causes–whenever you have items to donate.

 Questions about donations can be referred to the Thrift Shop at

(201) 652-7661.

15th Annual Baby Shower

The Woman’s Club of Upper Saddle River Hosts Its 15th Annual                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                baby shower

To Benefit Strengthen Our Sisters

Monday, April 18th 2016

6:30 p.m.

At Savini’s

168  West Crescent Avenue

Allendale, NJ

Dinner $44 per person    Cash Bar

Bring new, unwrapped gifts for babies and toddlers–clothes (up to size 2T), onesies, swaddlers, diapers, wipes, bibs, blankets, shampoo, baby wash etc.—anything a new mother might need is welcome and SO appreciated.

Help us to shower the women and babies who need our help

*To attend dinner, send checks made out to:

The Woman’s Club of Upper Saddle River

P.O Box 645 Saddle River, NJ 07458

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30th Annual Essay and Poetry Contest

Since 1986, The Woman’s Club of Upper Saddle River has sponsored an Essay and Poetry Contest in Upper Saddle River Schools.

 A topic is chosen and communicated to administrators, teachers and parents in January each year.

February is the month for writing.

March is the month for judging.

Winners are notified and they, their families, and school personnel are invited to attend our April meeting to read their winning words.

Our Contest Topic for 2016 was:

Young or old, we are all learning every day.

What is one of the most awesome or special or interesting or useful things you have learned so far in your life?

Tell us what you have learned, and which of the categories above your knowledge fits in–or add your own category!

How has it affected your life so far?

How might it continue to affect you in the future?

Come join us to celebrate our winners!

They will read their winning entries at our April Meeting

Tuesday, April 5th

7:00pm

At the USR Library

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The Woman’s Club Of Upper Saddle River

Invites You To Enter Our 30th Annual Poetry and Essay Contest

For writers in grades 3 through 8, the topic for 2016 is:

 

Young or old, we are all learning every day.

What is one of the most awesome, special, interesting or useful things you have learned so far in your life?

Tell us what you have learned, and which of the categories above your knowledge fits in–or add your own category!

How has it affected your life so far?

How might it continue to affect you in the future?

 

Contest Rules

  • If you are in grades 3 through 8, you may enter an essay, a poem—or both!
  • Your entry may be typed or hand-written, but it must be neat and legible.
  • Your entry must have a separate title page. This title page must include your name, the title of your entry, your address, your phone number, your school, your grade and your teacher’s name.  This page is the only page that should contain your name, and it should be attached to the front of your entry.
  • Write your title again on the first page of the text of your entry, but do not put your name on any pages of the text of your entry. The title page and the text will be numbered and then separated to ensure impartial judging.  The judges will only see names after winners have been selected on the merits of their writing.
  • Proofread your entry and submit it.

 

**There will be separate judging for poems and essays.  If you do enter both contests, please be sure to put a separate title page on each entry.

 Entries must be postmarked by Friday, February 26, 2016

 Mail your entry to:

 Woman’s Club Of Upper Saddle River

Poetry And Essay Contest

P.O. Box 645

Saddle River, NJ 07458

**Late Entries will not be considered**

Team USR – Our Path to Better Health

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The Woman’s Club of Upper Saddle River is proud to present Team USR – Our Path to Better Health; a six-week celebration of healthy living that kicks off with a signature event on April 3rd, 2016. Through participation in free workshops, fitness classes, and group walks, the entire Upper Saddle River community will have an opportunity to unite toward the common goal of improving their health and demonstrating their commitment to healthy living.

Our goal is to provide community members with new and exciting paths to get active, make healthy lifestyle changes and maintain a regular exercise routine throughout our six-week program.

Please see our Activity Calendar, Instructions for signing up, and our Registration forms  as well as the two events pages attached below!

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Venues

PBH Instructions

PBH Registration

PBH Events Page 1

PBH Events Page 2

 

Special thanks to our program sponsors!

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