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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. 
AshlandPark
Mayor and Council members attend ribbon cutting ceremony to Ashland Park.

Township News

Mayor, Council Attend Ashland Park Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

On Tuesday, I was joined by Council Vice President Lipsett, Councilwoman Jacobs and the Cherry Hill Police Department to officially open the newly renovated Ashland Park.

With a great turn out, we unveiled the park’s exciting new dinosaur theme to members of the community. I hope to see children and families enjoying all of or new playgrounds for years to come!

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Council President attends CHEA event.

Council President Attends Lip Sync Battle

Over the weekend, Council President Fleisher had the privilege of being a judge for the Cherry Hill Education Association's Lip Sync Battle

The event, which helped raised money for student scholarships, took place at Cherry Hill West and was filled with families, friends, and members of the Cherry Hill community. Thank you to everyone that participated! 

Cherry Hill Residents Earn Eagle Scout Rank

This past week, Council presented three Cherry Hill residents with special proclamations for earning the prestigious rank of Eagle Scout. 

On Saturday, Councilman Bauerle, Councilwoman Jacobs and Councilwoman Doshi presented Shrey Dalwadi of Boy Scout Troop 170 with a proclamation for earning the rank of Eagle Scout. For Shrey's project, he beautified the exterior of J.F. Cooper Elementary School by removing existing bushes and landscaping the area with new plants and grass. 

On Sunday, Councilwoman Roskoph, Councilwoman Jacobs, and Freeholder Susan Shin Angulo presented Thomas "Jake" Martin of Troop 170 with a proclamation. For Jake's Eagle Scout project, he built a potting cart for patients at the MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Seed of Hope Garden in Voorhees. 

On Monday, Council Vice President Lipsett congratulated and presented Ian McClellan of Boy Scout Troop 166 with a special proclamation. For Ian's project, he revamped storage closets for Holy Eucharist Parish by building shelving units to safety store items. 
 
Eagle Scout is the highest rank a Scout can earn and requires Scouts to plan and execute a community service project, earn various merit badges and demonstrate leadership within their troop. 

Congratulations, Shrey, Jake, and Ian! Township Council and I wish you both continued success in the future.

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Cherry Hill resident, Shrey Dalwadi earns Eagle Scout rank.
Eagle Scout
Cherry Hill resident, Thomas "Jake" Martin earns Eagle Scout rank.
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Cherry Hill resident, Ian McCellan earns Eagle Scout rank.
Ribbon Cuttings
Join Mayor and Council at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly revamped playground.

Mayor & Council to Hold Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Jeremy Kane Playground

I would like to cordially invite residents to attend the remaining ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly redone Jeremy Kane Playground. 


We hope you can join us on Thursday, June 14 at 4:30 p.m. at Queen Anne & Brian Drive. 

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Save the date for Cherry Hill's 2018 Restaurant Week.

Savor the Date: Restaurant Week Returns

Together with Township Council, I am pleased to once again present one of Cherry Hill's premier events, Cherry Hill Restaurant Week. This year, Restaurant Week will feature nine days of incredible deals at some of Cherry Hill's finest eateries.

From August 11th to 19th, guests will enjoy specially selected, 3-course dinner menus for either $25, $35 or $40 per person. Several restaurants will also offer a 2-course lunch menu for $15 or $20.

To stay up to date with all of the participating restaurants, be sure to like Cherry Hill Restaurant Week on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Check back often as we add participating restaurants.

Restaurants interested in participating should contact the Mayor's Office for more information. 

Philly Cuzz Dance Party
Come out to Philly Cuzz Dance Party on June 9! 

Upcoming Events
Philly Cuzz Dance Party

Enjoy an evening of dancing and music with Philly Cuzz as he takes you down memory lane with songs from Philadelphia Bandstand to Disco on Saturday, June 9 from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. The event will take place at Croft Farm Arts Center (100 Bortons Mill Rd.). Tickets are $8 in advance; $10 at the door. 

For more information, please call 856-488-7868 or join the Facebook event page. To purchase tickets, visit our website.

Badges and Bagels
Join CHPD for Badges and Bagels on Sunday, June 10.

Badges & Bagels

The Cherry Hill Police Department invites all community members to join them for "Badges and Bagels" on Sunday, June 10th from 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m at The Bagel Spot located at 600 Kings Highway.

Officers from the Department will come together with residents to discuss community issues, learn more about each other and build positive relationships over a bagel and complimentary cup of coffee. Their mission is to advance the practice of community policing through improving relations between police officers and community members in a relaxed environment with one-on-one interaction. All members of the community are invited to attend and we hope to see you and your families there!
Stop The Bleed
Stop the Bleed will be presented on June 11 and June 12. 

Stop the Bleed - Training Program

The Cherry Hill Fire Department is offering a training program for residents to learn how to control severe bleeding in emergency situations. The Training Program: Stop the Bleed will be presented on June 11 and June 12 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Cherry Hill Fire Department, Central Command, 1100 Marlkress Road and is free for all residents.

The top cause of preventable death in a trauma situation is controlling the bleed. 20% of patients who died from traumatic injuries could have survived with quick bleeding control. There are a number of methods that can be used to stop the bleed which will be presented at the Program. Registration is required as space is limited to 30 people each night. Please complete the attached Registration form

Flower Show
Join us for the Cherry Hill Flower Show.

Cherry Hill Flower Show

Please join us at the Cherry Hill Flower Show on Tuesday, June 12 at 7:00 p.m. The event will be held in the Carmen Tilelli Community Center (820 Mercer St.). Guests will enjoy delightful miniature and themed flower arrangements, house and outdoor potted plants, garden specimens grown by your neighbors, and beautiful horticultural-themed photographs. Ribbons will be awarded in 42 categories. 

This event is free and open to the public. For additional information about the Flower Show, please contact Twyla Bevilacqua, HSSJ President, at 856-325-7401 or Peggy Wysocki, Chairman of Flower Show.

CHPD
Join Cherry Hill Police Department on June 19 for "Coffee with a Cop."

Coffee With a Cop

The Cherry Hill Police Department has partnered with McDonald's located at 24 Route 70 West Cherry Hill to host a “Coffee With a Cop” event on Tuesday, June 19 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

McDonald's will provide a complimentary cup of coffee as members of the Police Department meet and greet members of the community to talk and have open and honest conversations. There will also be a ribbon cutting ceremony as this McDonald's location will host their Grand Re-Opening at 11:00 a.m. 

Please come join members of the Community Response Unit and CHPD and show your support and participation in this community event.  

CHPL

Cherry Hill Library News & Events

REMINDER

The Cherry Hill Public Library will be closed on Sundays from June 10 - September 16.

Family Friendly Movie – The Incredibles

Please join us on Monday, June 11 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the library for a viewing of The Incredibles. Dimmed lights and sound adjusted for comfort make it a great experience for every family. If your family needs other accommodations to make this enjoyable, don't hesitate to contact the library. No registration.  

 
Supporting Trans Youth: Anthony’s Story

On Wednesday, June 13 from 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Anthony Mazakas, a 17-year-old transgender boy, will share his personal experience as well as general information on the transgender youth community. Anthony has previously worked with schools and organizations such as GLSEN Central NJ and Princeton PFLAG. Click here to register.

Senior Living 

Food Programs

Food Programs Meals are provided by the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services. The Cherry Hill Distribution Site is the Jewish Community Center located on Springdale and Kressen Road. To receive meals you must be over 60 years old. For more information, please call Gail at 856-424-4444 x 1280; meals are served at noon Monday to Friday. Meals are free, but a donation of $2.50 is welcome. Home Delivered Meals is a free program also provided by Camden County Department of Health and Human Services. Call 856-374-6325 for details.


Housing

Cherry Hill is a great place to live, work, play, and retire. Sometimes housing issues change and residents need advice on options. Here are many programs available from living change advice and counseling, relocation possibilities, home improvement and many options so that you can stay happy and healthy in the wonderful community of Cherry Hill where you are comfortable with your nearby friends, family, neighbors. Please call Gaye Pino the Senior Services Program Coordinator with any housing questions. She can be reached by e-mail or by telephone 856-661-4800.

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Sincerely,
Mayor Chuck Cahn

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