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Welcome to the latest installment of the Mayor's Weekly Briefing, which contains a recap of Township news, special events and community activities. I hope you'll join us at these events, sign up to receive e-mail updates, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. 
Senior Health Fair
Mayor Cahn welcomes seniors to health fair.

Township News

Mayor Cahn and Councilwoman Doshi Attend Senior Health Fair

This week, I along with Councilwoman Doshi had the pleasure of welcoming our seniors to our first ever Senior Citizen Health Fair at our Community Center.

Seniors had the opportunity to speak with vendors about heart health, balance, nutrition, pharmaceuticals, and more. This event was made possible by our sponsors Penn Medicine, Wegmans and Super Seniors Club.

Art Blooms

Councilwomen attend the Art Blooms Artist Reception. 

Council Members Attend Art Blooms Exhibit

Councilwomen Jacobs, Doshi, and Kane attended the Meet the Artists Reception at the Art Blooms Juried Art Exhibit this weekend.

Attendees were able to meet the artists behind the Art Blooms Juried Art Exhibit with an opportunity to purchase the artwork. Art Blooms is a series of art and cultural events that runs from now until April 28 at the Croft Farm Arts Center. This art exhibit features original two-dimensional works in watercolor, pastels, oils and more.

For more information on this event, please visit our website

Ribbon Cutting
Councilman Bauerle attends grand opening of Ernesto Custom Clothiers. 

Councilman Bauerle Attends Ribbon Cutting at Ernesto Custom Clothiers 

This past weekend, Councilman Bauerle had the pleasure of attending the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony of Ernesto Custom Clothiers. 

Ernesto Custom Clothier was founded in 1960 by Ernesto DeSumma. Ernesto is a Cherry Hill Native and still resides in the house that he raised his family in. The business originated in Philadelphia, however his son, Ed is returning to his roots in Cherry Hill, NJ to proudly carry on the family tradition. The new location in Cherry Hill at 237 Marlton Pike East.

I am thrilled to welcome Ernesto Custom Clothiers to Cherry Hill and wish them the best of luck!

Chief
Chief Monaghan accepts award on behalf of Cherry Hill Police Department.

Cherry Hill Police Recognized 

I would like to congratulate the Cherry Hill Police Department on receiving a Special Recognition Award at  the annual Camden County Municipal Joint Insurance Fund Breakfast. The Award was in recognition of the Department's commitment to improving the safety of our officers.

Thank you to Chief Monaghan and his staff for their dedication and service to the entire Cherry Hill community!

100th Birthday

Cherry Hill resident celebrates 100th birthday!

Council Recognizes 100 Year Old Resident 

On Sunday, Councilwomen Jacobs, Kane, and Doshi recognized Cherry Hill resident Minnie Kaufman for celebrating her 100th birthday this April. 


As an active and artistic individual, Minnie fills her days by attending senior classes and swimming three times a week at the JCC, writing poetry, and creating abstract painting which have earned acclaim in juried senior art. 

Happy Birthday, Minnie!

NJAW
Routine flushing of the water distribution system goes thru Sat., June 9 

2018 Hydrant Water Flushing Schedule

For the next several months, New Jersey American Water will be flushing the water distribution system in Cherry Hill. The work, which started this week, will run through June 9. Flushing ensures that residents continue to receive high quality water and also allows NJ American Water to monitor and maintain fire hydrants. When crews are working in your area, you may notice reduced pressure or discolored water. If your water is discolored, let it run until it runs clear before using. They should only take a few minutes.

For more information, please visit NJ American’s website.

best of the fest
The Best of the Fest has been reschedule to Friday, April 13.

Upcoming Events

The Best of the Fest

The Best of the Fest will be held on Friday, April 13. This event has been a popular event for the last three years, giving attendees an intimate viewing of independent short films previously shown at the Garden State Film Festival. 

Light refreshments will be served. The event will begin at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, April 13, at the Croft Farm Arts Center, 100 Bortons Mill Road. It's never too early to secure your seat to this event! Tickets are $8 in advance, or $10 at the door.

Click here to purchase tickets today. For more information, call (856) 488-7868, e-mail Arts@CHTownship.com, or join the Facebook event to receive updates.

Ensemble Series
Cherry Hill Ensemble Series continues with Symphony in C.

Ensemble Concert: Symphony in C

The Cherry Hill Ensemble Concert series continues on Sunday, April 22 with Symphony in C for an afternoon brass concert. Works will include Bernstein: Suite from West Side Story, Pops, Classical, Jazz and Rock arrangements as well as more serious brass music. 

The event will take place at Croft Farm Arts Center (100 Bortons Mill Road), doors will open at 2:30 p.m. and the concert will begin at 3:00 p.m. Tickets are $15 ($12 for seniors with gold card; $5 for students). To purchase tickets, click here. For more information, please call 856-488-7868 or email Arts@CHTownship.com

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The Sustainable Cherry Hill Earth Festival takes place April 28.

Sustainable Cherry Hill Earth Festival

The Sustainable Cherry Hill Earth Festival Day will be held on Saturday, April 28 starting at 10:00 a.m. at the historic Croft Farm on Bortons Mill Road. Here’s just a few of the many activities, displays and more you can enjoy with family and friends:
  • Reduce Plastic – Fantastic! Drop off plastic shopping bags for recycling and plastic bottle caps for a kiddie craft. 
  • Ride you bike to Croft Farm – free bike valet parking. 
  • Family Fun Bike Ride: two and nine-mile fun rides. Register online.
  • Earth Fest ‘Warm-Up:’ FREE 8:30 a.m. lawn yoga; 10:30 chair yoga led by LourdesCare’s Michele Carlino. Bring your mat or chair; sessions are all-weather.
  • Upcycle, donate and recycle - near the main Croft Farm driveway: Wire hangers (no dry-cleaning plastic), Plastic shopping-grocery bags: Thank you - Ravitz Shoprite, Rechargeable batteries: AAA, AA, D, C, 9V only, Gently worn shoes – pairs only, Cherry Hill Food Bank & Food Bank of South Jersey booths: non-perishable food, and Cherry Hill Library booth: gently used books.
  • Plant swap: bring your wrapped, labeled garden perennials and take home new varieties and get Master Gardener and Horticultural Society advice.
  • Celebrate with two stages of free entertainment – Phillie Phanatic (lunch hour); East Cougar and West Lion all day!
  • Visit our sponsors, all 19 Cherry Hill Schools, vendors and crafters
  • For purchase: Healthy food and Flying Fish local beer – with ID
  • Visit Cherry Hill’s Art Blooms – last weekend at the Arts Center (closes April 28)
For more festival information visit their website or contact Brenda Jorett, Festival Producer. 
Dancing with CH Stars
Get your tickets now for Dancing with the Cherry Hill Stars.

Dancing with the Cherry Hill Stars Returns

The Cherry Hill Education Foundation is proud to present “Dancing with the Cherry Hill Stars.”

Please join us for a wonderful evening of family entertainment at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 6, at Cherry Hill High School West. All proceeds benefit the Cherry Hill Schools.


Tickets are on sale now, click here to purchase.

Shredding Event
Camden County holds shredding event on May 19.

2018 Camden County Shredding Event

The Camden County Board of Freeholders presents a free paper shredding event from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 19 to help prevent identity theft and protect the environment. The shredding event is free for Camden County residents.

No businesses are accepted. Shredding is held rain or shine. The shredding will be held at Camden County College in Blackwood in the parking lot off of Peter Cheeseman Road. For more information, please visit their event page

Senior Citizens

Senior Luncheon: The Barnes Collection 

Join us at Croft Farms Art Center on Friday, April 20 at 11:00 a.m. for a Luncheon with the Arts. The luncheon will be a filmed lecture that will show WHYY’s special 60-minute TV documentary on the Barnes Foundation, which tells the story of Dr. Albert C. Barnes and his noteworthy, priceless art collection, and detail the design and construction of the Barnes Building. Lunch will be served before the film. 


This event is sponsored by Penn Medicine Cherry Hill and brought you by the Cherry Hill Arts Board.Tickets are $5 in advance or $8 at the door (if available). For more information on this event, contact the Recreation Department at (856) 488-7868 or Arts@CHTownship.com.

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Sincerely,
Mayor Chuck Cahn

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