Bob Ryan, award-winning Boston Globe sportswriter and columnist, will be guest speaker at the 2012 Temple Aliyah Men’s Club Annual Dinner on Thursday, Dec. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at Temple Aliyah, 1664 Central Ave., Needham. Recently retired, Ryan is the author of 11 books and appears regularly on ESPN’s Sports Reporters, Around the Horn, and other TV sports shows. Cost is $25 for adults and $12 for children under age 16. Enjoy a deli buffet and bring friends; the public is welcome. Register through Eventbrite at http://templealiyahbobryan.eventbrite.com/. For more information contact Steve Markman at firstname.lastname@example.org or Bruce Patz at email@example.com. Cost-effective sponsorships for this event are being offered; interested individuals or firms should contact Bruce Patz to learn about the benefits and reasonable costs of being a 2012 Sponsor.