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Cherry Hill Township Weekly Briefing for November 16 to 23, 2012

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Welcome to the latest installment of the Mayor's Weekly Briefing, which contains a recap of events and news happening around town, upcoming events and community activities. I hope you will join us at these community events, sign up to receive e-mail updates, follow us on Twitter or Like us on Facebook. 

Town Hall closed for Thanksgiving; no trash, recycling on Thursday
The Township Municipal Building will close at 3 p.m. today and is closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving. Offices will reopen for regular business hours on Monday, Nov. 26. As in previous years, there will be no trash, recycling or yard-waste collection on Thursday; instead, all Thursday routes will be collected on Friday. Crews will work on Saturday to ensure all routes are complete.
On behalf of Township Council and everyone in Town Hall, I wish you a safe, happy and healthy Thanksgiving!

Help give our troops a taste of home this Thanksgiving
At 11 a.m. tomorrow, Cherry Hill will welcome 300 troops from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst for the 9th annual Jeremy Kane Feed the Troops Thanksgiving Celebration. This yearly celebration, organized by Jewish War Veterans Post 126, gives these men and women a taste of home as we enter the holiday season. Please join us as we give our troops a special, surprise welcome as they arrive for the event, held at the Palace of Asia Ballroom (adjacent to the America’s Best Inn) on Route 70 West. For more information, click here.

Welcome home to Army Sgt. First Class Kenneth Sineathsineath FOR BRIEFING.jpg
Last Saturday, Council President David Fleisher joined community members on Massachusetts Avenue to honor Army Sgt. First Class Kenneth Sineath as he returned from his third tour of duty in Afghanistan. The 28-year-old soldier came home to marry Cherry Hill resident Jessica Giacoboni, and then he will redeploy for his fourth tour in Afghanistan. Please join me in thanking Kenneth for his continued service to our country, and in wishing him and his bride-to-be health, love and happiness as they begin their new life together.  

Sewer main work resumes Monday on Greentree Road
A sewer main replacement project will resume on Monday, Nov. 26, and Tuesday, Nov. 27, on Greentree Road from Greentree Way to Green Acre Drive North. The traffic pattern will change for this second round of work. From 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days, Greentree Road will close eastbound from Springdale Road to the Township border. One lane will be open westbound from the Township border to Springdale Road. Drivers should seek alternate routes to their destination and expect delays. For more information, call the Engineering Department at (856) 424-3203.

Road work scheduled for next week on East Valleybrook Road
Paving and isolated concrete replacement on East Valleybrook Road from North Valleybrook Road to Valleybrook Court is scheduled to begin on Monday, Nov. 26. For more information, call the Engineering Department at (856) 424-3203.

Township hosts food drive for Hurricane victims through Dec. 1
This holiday season, there are many families in our region who need help, particularly following Hurricane Sandy. To provide some relief for those in need, Cherry Hill Township is collecting food through Dec. 1, to be delivered to the Food Bank of South Jersey. For a complete list of collection sites and needed items, click here. For more information, call my office at (856) 488-7878, or e-mail me at MayorCahn@chtownship.com.

Mayor's Wellness: Congratulations to our first ‘Girls on the Run’ class!
Congratulations to the participants in Cherry Hill’s Girls on the Run proGOTR for briefing.jpggram, who will wrap up the program’s inaugural 12-week course this Sunday. Fifteen of those same girls participated in a statewide Girls on the Run 5K last weekend in Somerset, N.J. Congratulations to all of you on a job well done. Your hard work and dedication these past few months have paid off, and I am so proud! Girls on the Run is a new program from my Mayor’s Wellness Campaign in partnership with the Katz JCC, and helps girls in third through fifth grade develop self-esteem, friendship, and confidence through running. For more information on the Mayor's Wellness Campaign, or for a complete listing of upcoming Wellness events, click here.

Give blood Wednesday at the Cherry Hill Library
The Cherry Hill Public Library, 1100 N. Kings Highway, will host an American Red Cross blood drive from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, in the lower-level conference center. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome. To schedule an appointment, go to www.redcrossblood.org, or call Katie Hardesty at (856) 903-1207.

Senior Holiday Party tickets on sale through Monday
Residents 55 and older have until Monday, Nov. 26, to purchase tickets for the Township’s 38th annual Senior Holiday Party, from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, at the Holiday Inn on Route 70. Come out to enjoy lunch, live entertainment, prizes and great conversation. Enjoy cocktail music from Tony Sala and Carmelo Malatino, who will perform the best of Buble, Sinatra, Bennett, Bocelli and more. Tickets are $15 for residents with a Gold Card ($20 without a Gold Card) and can be purchased in the Recreation Department until 5 p.m. Monday. For details, call (856) 488-7868.

Holiday lighting ceremony set for next Wednesday at Town Hall
Help us welcome the holiday season as a community at our annual Holiday Lighting Ceremony, 6 p.m. next Wednesday, Nov. 28, in the Carman Tilelli Community Center. Township Council and I will be joined by area youth choirs as we light the Township’s official Hanukkah Menorah and Christmas tree. This free event is open to all residents, and includes light refreshments. For details, call (856) 488-7868, or e-mail Events@chtownship.com.

Katz JCC hosts entrepreneurship seminar Nov. 28
As part of the Stan Kessler Career & Entrepreneurship Counseling Series, the Katz JCC will host a special panel discussion at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28. Three South Jersey business owners will share their stories for those who want to make the transition. Pre-registration is required but admission is free. For details or to register, call Meri Seligman at (856) 424-1333, or e-mail mseligman@jfedsnj.org.  

Disaster aid available through FEMA; Disaster Relief Center opens in Lindenwold
If you sustained losses or damage from Hurricane Sandy, you may be eligible for disaster aid through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). For information on how to apply, click here. Additionally, the Camden County Office of Emergency Management has partnered with FEMA to open a Disaster Relief Center at the County Public Works Complex, 2311 Egg Harbor Road, Lindenwold. The center opened Nov. 14 and will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week, for as long as needed. For more information, click here.

Leaf collection continues across Cherry Hill
Curbside leaf collection continues next week in several neighborhoods. Remember: The schedule has been adjusted in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. For correct collection dates and guidelines, click here.

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Welcome to the latest installment of the Mayor's Weekly Briefing, which contains a recap of events and news happening around town, upcoming events and community activities. I hope you will join us at these community events, sign up to receive e-mail updates, follow us on Twitter or Like us on Facebook.

Town Hall closed for Thanksgiving; no trash, recycling on Thursday
The Township Municipal Building will close at 3 p.m. today and is closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving. Offices will reopen for regular business hours on Monday, Nov. 26. As in previous years, there will be no trash, recycling or yard-waste collection on Thursday; instead, all Thursday routes will be collected on Friday. Crews will work on Saturday to ensure all routes are complete.
On behalf of Township Council and everyone in Town Hall, I wish you a safe, happy and healthy Thanksgiving!

Help give our troops a taste of home this Thanksgiving
At 11 a.m. tomorrow, Cherry Hill will welcome 300 troops from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst for the 9th annual Jeremy Kane Feed the Troops Thanksgiving Celebration. This yearly celebration, organized by Jewish War Veterans Post 126, gives these men and women a taste of home as we enter the holiday season. Please join us as we give our troops a special, surprise welcome as they arrive for the event, held at the Palace of Asia Ballroom (adjacent to the America’s Best Inn) on Route 70 West. For more information, click here [http://www.jwv-post126.org/9th-annual-thanksgiving-for-the-troops/] .

Welcome home to Army Sgt. First Class Kenneth Sineath
Last Saturday, Council President David Fleisher joined community members on Massachusetts Avenue to honor Army Sgt. First Class Kenneth Sineath as he returned from his third tour of duty in Afghanistan. The 28-year-old soldier came home to marry Cherry Hill resident Jessica Giacoboni, and then he will redeploy for his fourth tour in Afghanistan. Please join me in thanking Kenneth for his continued service to our country, and in wishing him and his bride-to-be health, love and happiness as they begin their new life together.

Sewer main work resumes Monday on Greentree Road
A sewer main replacement project will resume on Monday, Nov. 26, and Tuesday, Nov. 27, on Greentree Road from Greentree Way to Green Acre Drive North. The traffic pattern will change for this second round of work. From 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days, Greentree Road will close eastbound from Springdale Road to the Township border. One lane will be open westbound from the Township border to Springdale Road. Drivers should seek alternate routes to their destination and expect delays. For more information, call the Engineering Department at (856) 424-3203.

Road work scheduled for next week on East Valleybrook Road
Paving and isolated concrete replacement on East Valleybrook Road from North Valleybrook Road to Valleybrook Court is scheduled to begin on Monday, Nov. 26. For more information, call the Engineering Department at (856) 424-3203.

Township hosts food drive for Hurricane victims through Dec. 1
This holiday season, there are many families in our region who need help, particularly following Hurricane Sandy. To provide some relief for those in need, Cherry Hill Township is collecting food through Dec. 1, to be delivered to the Food Bank of South Jersey. For a complete list of collection sites and needed items, click here [http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/DocumentView.aspx?DID=869] . For more information, call my office at (856) 488-7878, or e-mail me at MayorCahn@chtownship.com [mailto:MayorCahn@chtownship.com] .

Mayor's Wellness: Congratulations to our first ‘Girls on the Run’ class!
Congratulations to the participants in Cherry Hill’s Girls on the Run program, who will wrap up the program’s inaugural 12-week course this Sunday. Fifteen of those same girls participated in a statewide Girls on the Run 5K last weekend in Somerset, N.J. Congratulations to all of you on a job well done. Your hard work and dedication these past few months have paid off, and I am so proud! Girls on the Run is a new program from my Mayor’s Wellness Campaign in partnership with the Katz JCC, and helps girls in third through fifth grade develop self-esteem, friendship, and confidence through running. For more information on the Mayor's Wellness Campaign, or for a complete listing of upcoming Wellness events, click here [http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/index.aspx?NID=607] .

Give blood Wednesday at the Cherry Hill Library
The Cherry Hill Public Library, 1100 N. Kings Highway, will host an American Red Cross blood drive from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, in the lower-level conference center. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome. To schedule an appointment, go to www.redcrossblood.org [http://www.redcrossblood.org/] , or call Katie Hardesty at (856) 903-1207.

Senior Holiday Party tickets on sale through Monday
Residents 55 and older have until Monday, Nov. 26, to purchase tickets for the Township’s 38th annual Senior Holiday Party, from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, at the Holiday Inn on Route 70. Come out to enjoy lunch, live entertainment, prizes and great conversation. Enjoy cocktail music from Tony Sala and Carmelo Malatino, who will perform the best of Buble, Sinatra, Bennett, Bocelli and more. Tickets are $15 for residents with a Gold Card ($20 without a Gold Card) and can be purchased in the Recreation Department until 5 p.m. Monday. For details, call (856) 488-7868.

Holiday lighting ceremony set for next Wednesday at Town Hall
Help us welcome the holiday season as a community at our annual Holiday Lighting Ceremony, 6 p.m. next Wednesday, Nov. 28, in the Carman Tilelli Community Center. Township Council and I will be joined by area youth choirs as we light the Township’s official Hanukkah Menorah and Christmas tree. This free event is open to all residents, and includes light refreshments. For details, call (856) 488-7868, or e-mail Events@chtownship.com [mailto:Events@chtownship.com] .

Katz JCC hosts entrepreneurship seminar Nov. 28
As part of the Stan Kessler Career & Entrepreneurship Counseling Series, the Katz JCC will host a special panel discussion at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28. Three South Jersey business owners will share their stories for those who want to make the transition. Pre-registration is required but admission is free. For details or to register, call Meri Seligman at (856) 424-1333, or e-mail mseligman@jfedsnj.org [mailto:mseligman@jfedsnj.org] .

Disaster aid available through FEMA; Disaster Relief Center opens in Lindenwold
If you sustained losses or damage from Hurricane Sandy, you may be eligible for disaster aid through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). For information on how to apply, click here [http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=193] . Additionally, the Camden County Office of Emergency Management has partnered with FEMA to open a Disaster Relief Center at the County Public Works Complex, 2311 Egg Harbor Road, Lindenwold. The center opened Nov. 14 and will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week, for as long as needed. For more information, click here [http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=195] .

Leaf collection continues across Cherry Hill
Curbside leaf collection continues next week in several neighborhoods. Remember: The schedule has been adjusted in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. For correct collection dates and guidelines, click here [http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=163] .

Are you following Cherry Hill on Facebook, Twitter and by e-mail?
There are many avenues for you to get updates on what's going on in Cherry Hill:

You can like us on Facebook;
You can follow us on Twitter at @CherryHillTwp;
You can sign up to receive e-mail updates on our website by clicking "notify me."

For up-to-the-minute updates on any subject, call my office at (856) 488-7878, visit our municipal Web site at www.CherryHill-NJ.com [http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/] , like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter (@CherryHillTwp). If you know someone who would like to receive this weekly briefing, please refer them to the "notify me" section on our website.


Sincerely,

Chuck Cahn
Mayor


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