WHEREAS it is the intention of the Mayor and Council of Cherry Hill Township to focus attention on noteworthy occasions and individuals; and
WHEREAS the four teams that comprise Cherry Hill East Ice Hockey achieved an impressive “first” for the program this season, as each of the program’s four teams was crowned champion of their respective league; and
WHEREAS in particular, we wish to commend the Cherry Hill East Cougars, who secured the South Jersey High School Hockey League JVA Championship crown, capping the season with a 7-2 victory over Cherokee; and
WHEREAS their success is a testament to collaborative spirit and commitment of the entire team and Cherry Hill East Ice Hockey family, from the players, to the coaches, to the league’s board members and parents; and
WHEREAS youth sports are instrumental in helping the young men and women of our community to learn the value of hard work and dedication, and in teaching important lessons in teamwork, good sportsmanship and perseverance that will stay with them for a lifetime; and
WHEREAS the Mayor and Council of Cherry Hill Township are proud to honor each of the players on this year’s roster, and give special thanks to the team’s coaches for their work with and commitment to these young men, as well as their continued support of youth activities in the Cherry Hill community.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, CHUCK CAHN, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Mayor of the Township of Cherry Hill, County of Camden, State of New Jersey, do hereby formally congratulate
Cherry Hill East Jr. Varsity Ice Hockey
in the Township of Cherry Hill and do urge all citizens to join with me and Council in congratulating the players, coaches, parents and league leadership, on their Championship season, and in wishing them continued success in 2017-18 season.