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Cherry Hill Township Weekly Briefing, Feb. 6 to 13, 2015

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Cherry Hill Township
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'll join us at these events, sign up to receive e-mail updates, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Township offices closed Monday for President's Day
Municipal offices will be closed on Monday, Feb. 19, in observance of President's Day. Trash and recycling will still be collected as scheduled on Monday. Our offices will reopen for business on Tuesday, Feb. 20. Have a wonderful weekend!

Extreme cold in the forecast for this weekend: Be prepared! OEM logo for Briefing.jpg
Extreme cold is in the forecast this weekend, and a Code Blue Advisory is in effect from 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, until 7 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 14. Such extreme temperatures present significant health and safety challenges, and the Cherry Hill Office of Emergency Management reminds residents to be prepared and take these potentially dangerous conditions seriously. We remind residents to check frequently on friends and neighbors who are elderly or disabled, and to keep pets indoors to ensure their safety. If you or someone you know needs assistance finding a warm place to stay, please contact the Office of Emergency Management at (856) 432-8836; after hours, call Police Dispatch at (856) 665-1200. Click here for additional preparedness information from our Office of Emergency Management. 

Mayor Cahn celebrates Thomas Paine Elementary's 'School of Character' designation Thomas Paine School of Character 2015.jpg
On Monday, I visited Thomas Paine Elementary School  to kick off Thomas Paine Kindness Week and celebrate the school's designation as a New Jersey School of Character for 2015-2017. This prestigious designation is given to schools and districts that demonstrate outstanding character education initiatives that result in positive student behavior, school climate, and academic performance. Congratulations to Principal Kirk Rickansrud and the entire Thomas Paine family on a tremendous achievement!

Paperless billing available for Township sewer bills ebill_logo 3.jpg
Cherry Hill now offers paperless billing for all residential and commercial Township sewer bills. Electronic billing makes information easier to access, and reduces costs associated with printing and mailing sewer bills. Homeowners must enroll by March 10 to ensure the change takes effect for the 2015 residential sewer bill. Commercial sewer accounts must enroll by April 10. Click here to learn more.

Mayor, Council honor Cherry Hill West senior Dan Joffe Dan Joffe for Briefing.jpg
At Monday night's Township Council meeting, Mayor Cahn and Council were proud to honor Cherry Hill West senior Dan Joffe, who helped to coordinate the Township's Martin Luther King Day of Service on Jan. 19. As a result of Dan's efforts, the Township and more than 150 volunteers collected donations for five local charities, and completed much-needed improvements to our public lands at Croft Farm. Thank you to Dan and all of our MLK Day volunteers for all of your hard work and dedication to making our community stronger. Click here for additional photos from Monday night's presentation.
 
Special needs conference set for Saturday, March 7 Conference Flyer 2015 (2).jpg
Cherry Hill's annual Free Conference for Professionals and Parents of Children with Special Needs will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7, in the Carman Tilelli Community Center. Speakers from Weisman Children's Rehabilitation Hospital will discuss encouraging developmental and intellectual gains through fun social environments, and sensory-behavioral strategies for picky eaters. Attendance is free, but registration is preferred. For more information, call (856) 488-7868, or e-mail Ombudsman@CHTownship.com.


Free programs and events at the Cherry Hill Public Library 
Please join us for these free special events at the Cherry Hill Public Library, 1100 N. Kings Hwy.:

  • Lit with Librarians
    3-4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17

    Library logo color.jpgJoin us for a discussion of "Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times and Corruption of Atlantic City" by Nelson Johnson. Lit With Librarians is a free, library-sponsored book club for adults conducted by librarians from CHPL. No registration required.
  • Art Gallery Reception: Paintings 1983-2015
    1-3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15

    Over the past 30 years, Bob Minnick's artistic style has evolved from realism to a combination of realism and expressionism. Attend this free reception to the artist and view his work that highlights his love of color, texture and composition. No registration. Show on display through Feb. 27.
  • Bilingual Storytime
    4:30-5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17

    Children ages 4 and up are invited to this introduction to Spanish. We'll meet to practice our new vocabulary with bilingual stories, songs, and more! Click here to register.
  • The Who Was Book Club: Who was Harriet Tubman? 
    7-7:45 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17

    Calling all fans of the popular Who Was series! Join us each month as we learn about a different famous person from the past. This month we'll learn about Harriet Tubman. Open to grades 1-3. Click here to register.
  • Night Owls
    7-7:45 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18

    Can't make it to our daytime story times? Join us Wednesday evenings for stories, songs and crafts from that week's Little Listeners and Story Time. Best for ages 2-6. No registration.
  • Writers Roundtable
    7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18

    Writers of all styles and skill levels are invited to attend a monthly discussion group where attendees can discuss their writings, improve their skills and offer encouragement to one another. At each meeting, attendees will have the opportunity to share their writing, ask questions, brainstorm, and collaborate with other writer’s on writing projects. Feel free to bring extra copies of your work for others to read. New members welcome! No registration. 
  • Improve Your Internet Searching
    2-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21
    This hands-on class goes beyond basics of searching the Web and introduces more advanced techniques. The class will explore the web browser, various web sites, and searching the Internet. Audience Level: Adults with PC experience required. You must be able to use mouse and keyboard. Click here to register.
  • It's a Frozen Sing-A-Long
    2-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21
    Sing along to one of your favorite movies! We'll be screening Disney's Frozen and invite kids of all ages to join in the musical fun. Feel free to dress up as your favorite Frozen character for this event! Click here to register.
This is just a snapshot of the hundreds of events, activities and cultural programs held at the Library throughout the year. Click here for a full events calendar, and visit 
www.chplnj.org to sign up for the library's e-newsletter, renew books, place holds, pay fines and much more. Stay connected by following the Library on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. For more information, call (856) 667-0300, or e-mail info@chplnj.org. 


Mayor Cahn hosts Cherry Hill Business Council meeting Business Council for Briefing Feb 2015.jpg
This week, Councilman Brian Bauerle and members of my administration joined me in hosting the latest meeting of the Cherry Hill Business Council. Over the course of about an hour and a half, we updated more than 50 members of the local business community on news, events and information about a variety of initiatives underway both in Town Hall and around Cherry Hill. It was a lively discussion attended by a wonderful, engaged and enthusiastic group. Thank you to the Katz JCC for their hospitality in hosting this month's event. To learn more about the Business Council or its residential counterpart, the Citizens Cabinet, please contact my office by calling (856) 488-7878, or e-mail Donna Dovey at DDovey@chtownship.com. 

Seniors: Free tax-prep help available every Tuesday, Friday until April 15 aarp for briefing.jpg
Cherry Hill Township and the AARP have once again partnered to offer seniors free tax-preparation assistance from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Tuesday and Friday until April 14. No appointments are necessary. All tax-prep sessions will take place in the N. John Amato Council Chambers (Room 208) at Town Hall. Electronic filing and direct deposit are available to help expedite returns. 
Click here for more information, or call the AARP directly at (888) AARP-NOW. 


Councilwoman Angulo attends Chinese New Year celebration Angulo Chinese New Year for Briefing.jpg
Last Saturday afternoon, Councilwoman Susan Shin Angulo joined the Huaxia Chinese School in celebrating the start of the Chinese New Year, at the organization's annual New Year gala and celebration. Hundreds of guests from around South Jersey enjoyed a day of traditional song, dance and other cultural festivities, held at Mount Laurel's Harrington Middle School. The Chinese community will officially mark the start of the New Year (the Year of the Goat) this Monday, Feb. 19. Thank you to the Huaxia School for inviting us to take part in this year's celebration. On behalf of Township Council and the residents of Cherry Hill, I want to wish our entire Chinese community a very happy, healthy and prosperous New Year!

Report potholes to the Department of Public Works  Pothole patrol.jpg
Winter can wreak havoc on road surfaces, and we inevitably see a spike in potholes popping up across town during these cold, snowy months. The Department of Public Works is responsible for the repair and maintenance of nearly 260 miles of municipal roads, and has dedicated crews assigned to the task of filling these potholes as quickly as possible. You can report an area of concern online by clicking here, or by calling Public Works directly, Monday through Friday, at (856) 424-4422. Click here for a list of roads that are maintained by Camden County or the New Jersey Department of Transportation. Drive safely!

Cherry Hill Police seek crossing guard applicants Crossing Guards Small.jpg
The Cherry Hill Police Department is looking to fill several part-time/substitute vacancies within its complement of crossing guards. Substitute guards are called in as needed to fill one-hour posts in the morning or afternoon school hours at any of over 40 locations throughout the Township. Please direct all inquiries to Sgt. Glenn Charney of the Cherry Hill Police Department Traffic Safety Unit at (856) 432-8857 or gcharney@cherryhillpolice.com, or mail to the Cherry Hill Police Dept., Attn: Traffic Safety/Crossing Guards, 820 Mercer Street, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002. 

Fire District election set for Saturday, Feb. 21 
CHFD logo 2.jpgThe Cherry Hill Fire District 13 annual Fire Commissioner and Budget election will take place from 2 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21. The Fire Commissioners continue to take pride, through sound fiscal policies, to remain committed to good stewardship of the Department's resources funded by Cherry Hill residents and businesses. The 2015 Operating Budget is the fourth consecutive year with no tax increase for Cherry Hill residents and businesses. Click here to review the annual budget newsletter, and for a list of polling locations. 

CHFD offers upcoming EMS training classes
The Cherry Hill Fire Department EMS Training Division has several classes scheduled in the coming months. To learn more, or to register for a specific class, click here.

Parents: 'Social Skills Development' session rescheduled to March 4 Alliance Logo - for briefing.jpg
The Cherry Hill Alliance on Alcohol & Drug Abuse "Social Skills Development" seminar originally set for Jan. 27 has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, at the Cherry Hill Public Library. Join Lori Tedesco Singley, M. Ed, CADC, CDRC, CPS, to discuss how the advent of technology and social networking are affecting our children’s communication and social skill development. This workshop is highly interactive, but is open to adults only. For questions or to register: (856) 488-7889 or Alliance@CHTownship.com. This event is sponsored by S.C.O.P.E. (a partnership of Cherry Hill Public Schools, Zone PTA, Kennedy Health System, Character Education Initiative and the Cherry Hill Alliance on Alcohol and Drug Abuse.)

Sustainable Cherry Hill offers leadership scholarship 
SustainCHlogo.pngSeniors graduating from any Camden County high school in 2015: If your passions and field of study toward your career goals include a field that supports sustainable living, or you want to be an agent of change in the world around you, apply for this new scholarship being offered by Sustainable Cherry Hill. Please click here for scholarship instructions and an application. Applications are due March 15. 

Your RecycleBank points could benefit Cherry Hill Schools Woodcrest Recyclebank 2014.jpg
Six Cherry Hill schools have been selected for this year's RecycleBank Green Schools contest, which provides schools with the grant money to promote environmental education projects. The participating schools are: Beck Middle School, Cherry Hill East, and Cooper, Clara Barton, Bret Harte and Joyce Kilmer Elementary Schools. You can help these schools reach their goal by donating your own, unused RecycleBank points in support of their projects. RecycleBank will donate $1 for every $250 points donated, up to $2,500. Last year, Woodcrest Elementary received a $2,500 Green Schools grant for its outdoor garden. To learn more about the Green Schools program, read each school's project proposal, or to donate your points, visit www.RecycleBank.com/contest. Good luck to each of our schools! 

The latest news from the Cherry Hill School District
Stay up-to-date on the latest news and other important information in the Cherry Hill School District's e-news. Click here for the latest edition.

Follow 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 and Instagram @CherryHillTwp;
  • You can sign up to receive e-mail updates by clicking "Notify Me" on our website.
For up-to-the-minute updates on any subject, call my office at (856) 488-7878, visit our municipal website at www.CherryHill-NJ.com, like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter. If you know someone who would like to receive our e-mail updates, please refer them to the "Notify Me" section of our website.

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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'll join us at these events, sign up to receive e-mail updates, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Township offices closed Monday for President's Day

Municipal offices will be closed on Monday, Feb. 19, in observance of President's Day. Trash and recycling will still be collected as scheduled on Monday. Our offices will reopen for business on Tuesday, Feb. 20. Have a wonderful weekend!

Extreme cold in the forecast for this weekend: Be prepared!

Extreme cold is in the forecast this weekend, and a Code Blue Advisory is in effect from 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, until 7 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 14. Such extreme temperatures present significant health and safety challenges, and the Cherry Hill Office of Emergency Management reminds residents to be prepared and take these potentially dangerous conditions seriously. We remind residents to check frequently on friends and neighbors who are elderly or disabled, and to keep pets indoors to ensure their safety. If you or someone you know needs assistance finding a warm place to stay, please contact the Office of Emergency Management at (856) 432-8836; after hours, call Police Dispatch at (856) 665-1200. Click here [http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=666] for additional preparedness information from our Office of Emergency Management.

Mayor Cahn celebrates Thomas Paine Elementary's 'School of Character' designation

On Monday, I visited Thomas Paine Elementary School to kick off Thomas Paine Kindness Week and celebrate the school's designation as a New Jersey School of Character for 2015-2017. This prestigious designation is given to schools and districts that demonstrate outstanding character education initiatives that result in positive student behavior, school climate, and academic performance. Congratulations to Principal Kirk Rickansrud and the entire Thomas Paine family on a tremendous achievement!


Paperless billing available for Township sewer bills

Cherry Hill now offers paperless billing for all residential and commercial Township sewer bills. Electronic billing makes information easier to access, and reduces costs associated with printing and mailing sewer bills. Homeowners must enroll by March 10 to ensure the change takes effect for the 2015 residential sewer bill. Commercial sewer accounts must enroll by April 10. Click here to learn more. [http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=661]

Mayor, Council honor Cherry Hill West senior Dan Joffe

At Monday night's Township Council meeting, Mayor Cahn and Council were proud to honor Cherry Hill West senior Dan Joffe, who helped to coordinate the Township's Martin Luther King Day of Service on Jan. 19. As a result of Dan's efforts, the Township and more than 150 volunteers collected donations for five local charities, and completed much-needed improvements to our public lands at Croft Farm. Thank you to Dan and all of our MLK Day volunteers for all of your hard work and dedication to making our community stronger. Click here [https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=10153133812759656&id=134342599655] for additional photos from Monday night's presentation.

Special needs conference set for Saturday, March 7
Cherry Hill's annual Free Conference for Professionals and Parents of Children with Special Needs will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7, in the Carman Tilelli Community Center. Speakers from Weisman Children's Rehabilitation Hospital will discuss encouraging developmental and intellectual gains through fun social environments, and sensory-behavioral strategies for picky eaters. Attendance is free, but registration is preferred. For more information, call (856) 488-7868, or e-mail Ombudsman@CHTownship.com.

Free programs and events at the Cherry Hill Public Library

Please join us for these free special events at the Cherry Hill Public Library, 1100 N. Kings Hwy.:

Lit with Librarians

3-4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17

Join us for a discussion of "Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times and Corruption of Atlantic City" by Nelson Johnson. Lit With Librarians is a free, library-sponsored book club for adults conducted by librarians from CHPL. No registration required.

Art Gallery Reception: Paintings 1983-2015

1-3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15

Over the past 30 years, Bob Minnick's artistic style has evolved from realism to a combination of realism and expressionism. Attend this free reception to the artist and view his work that highlights his love of color, texture and composition. No registration. Show on display through Feb. 27.

Bilingual Storytime

4:30-5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17

Children ages 4 and up are invited to this introduction to Spanish. We'll meet to practice our new vocabulary with bilingual stories, songs, and more! Click here [http://host6.evanced.info/cherryhill/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=6261&rts=&disptype=&ret=eventcalendar.asp&pointer=&returnToSearch=&num=0&ad=&dt=mo&mo=2/1/2015&df=calendar&EventType=ALL&Lib=&AgeGroup=ALL&LangType=0&WindowMode=&noheader=&lad=&pub=1&nopub=&page=&pgdisp=] to register.

The Who Was Book Club: Who was Harriet Tubman?

7-7:45 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17

Calling all fans of the popular Who Was series! Join us each month as we learn about a different famous person from the past. This month we'll learn about Harriet Tubman. Open to grades 1-3. Click here [http://host6.evanced.info/cherryhill/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=6232&rts=&disptype=&ret=eventcalendar.asp&pointer=&returnToSearch=&num=0&ad=&dt=mo&mo=2/1/2015&df=calendar&EventType=ALL&Lib=&AgeGroup=ALL&LangType=0&WindowMode=&noheader=&lad=&pub=1&nopub=&page=&pgdisp=] to register.

Night Owls

7-7:45 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18

Can't make it to our daytime story times? Join us Wednesday evenings for stories, songs and crafts from that week's Little Listeners and Story Time. Best for ages 2-6. No registration.

Writers Roundtable

7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18

Writers of all styles and skill levels are invited to attend a monthly discussion group where attendees can discuss their writings, improve their skills and offer encouragement to one another. At each meeting, attendees will have the opportunity to share their writing, ask questions, brainstorm, and collaborate with other writer’s on writing projects. Feel free to bring extra copies of your work for others to read. New members welcome! No registration.

Improve Your Internet Searching

2-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21

This hands-on class goes beyond basics of searching the Web and introduces more advanced techniques. The class will explore the web browser, various web sites, and searching the Internet. Audience Level: Adults with PC experience required. You must be able to use mouse and keyboard. Click here [http://host6.evanced.info/cherryhill/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=6277&rts=&disptype=&ret=eventcalendar.asp&pointer=&returnToSearch=&num=0&ad=&dt=mo&mo=2/1/2015&df=calendar&EventType=ALL&Lib=&AgeGroup=ALL&LangType=0&WindowMode=&noheader=&lad=&pub=1&nopub=&pa] to register.

It's a Frozen Sing-A-Long

2-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21

Sing along to one of your favorite movies! We'll be screening Disney's Frozen and invite kids of all ages to join in the musical fun. Feel free to dress up as your favorite Frozen character for this event! Click here [http://host6.evanced.info/cherryhill/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=6231&rts=&disptype=&ret=eventcalendar.asp&pointer=&returnToSearch=&num=0&ad=&dt=mo&mo=2/1/2015&df=calendar&EventType=ALL&Lib=&AgeGroup=ALL&LangType=0&WindowMode=&noheader=&lad=&pub=1&nopub=&pa] to register.


This is just a snapshot of the hundreds of events, activities and cultural programs held at the Library throughout the year. Click here for a full events calendar, and visit www.chplnj.org [http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/admin/www.chplnj.org] to sign up for the library's e-newsletter, renew books, place holds, pay fines and much more. Stay connected by following the Library on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. For more information, call (856) 667-0300, or e-mail info@chplnj.org.


Mayor Cahn hosts Cherry Hill Business Council meeting
This week, Councilman Brian Bauerle and members of my administration joined me in hosting the latest meeting of the Cherry Hill Business Council. Over the course of about an hour and a half, we updated more than 50 members of the local business community on news, events and information about a variety of initiatives underway both in Town Hall and around Cherry Hill. It was a lively discussion attended by a wonderful, engaged and enthusiastic group. Thank you to the Katz JCC for their hospitality in hosting this month's event. To learn more about the Business Council or its residential counterpart, the Citizens Cabinet, please contact my office by calling (856) 488-7878, or e-mail Donna Dovey at DDovey@chtownship.com.


Seniors: Free tax-prep help available every Tuesday, Friday until April 15 Cherry Hill Township and the AARP have once again partnered to offer seniors free tax-preparation assistance from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Tuesday and Friday until April 14. No appointments are necessary. All tax-prep sessions will take place in the N. John Amato Council Chambers (Room 208) at Town Hall. Electronic filing and direct deposit are available to help expedite returns. Click here [http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=663] for more information, or call the AARP directly at (888) AARP-NOW.

Councilwoman Angulo attends Chinese New Year celebration

Last Saturday afternoon, Councilwoman Susan Shin Angulo joined the Huaxia Chinese School in celebrating the start of the Chinese New Year, at the organization's annual New Year gala and celebration. Hundreds of guests from around South Jersey enjoyed a day of traditional song, dance and other cultural festivities, held at Mount Laurel's Harrington Middle School. The Chinese community will officially mark the start of the New Year (the Year of the Goat) this Monday, Feb. 19. Thank you to the Huaxia School for inviting us to take part in this year's celebration. On behalf of Township Council and the residents of Cherry Hill, I want to wish our entire Chinese community a very happy, healthy and prosperous New Year!

Report potholes to the Department of Public Works
Winter can wreak havoc on road surfaces, and we inevitably see a spike in potholes popping up across town during these cold, snowy months. The Department of Public Works is responsible for the repair and maintenance of nearly 260 miles of municipal roads, and has dedicated crews assigned to the task of filling these potholes as quickly as possible. You can report an area of concern online by clicking here [http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/forms.aspx?FID=86] , or by calling Public Works directly, Monday through Friday, at (856) 424-4422. Click here [http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/index.aspx?nid=219] for a list of roads that are maintained by Camden County or the New Jersey Department of Transportation. Drive safely!


Cherry Hill Police seek crossing guard applicants

The Cherry Hill Police Department is looking to fill several part-time/substitute vacancies within its complement of crossing guards. Substitute guards are called in as needed to fill one-hour posts in the morning or afternoon school hours at any of over 40 locations throughout the Township. Please direct all inquiries to Sgt. Glenn Charney of the Cherry Hill Police Department Traffic Safety Unit at (856) 432-8857 or gcharney@cherryhillpolice.com, or mail to the Cherry Hill Police Dept., Attn: Traffic Safety/Crossing Guards, 820 Mercer Street, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002.

Fire District election set for Saturday, Feb. 21

The Cherry Hill Fire District 13 annual Fire Commissioner and Budget election will take place from 2 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21. The Fire Commissioners continue to take pride, through sound fiscal policies, to remain committed to good stewardship of the Department's resources funded by Cherry Hill residents and businesses. The 2015 Operating Budget is the fourth consecutive year with no tax increase for Cherry Hill residents and businesses. Click here [http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/DocumentCenter/View/2596] to review the annual budget newsletter, and for a list of polling locations.

CHFD offers upcoming EMS training classes

The Cherry Hill Fire Department EMS Training Division has several classes scheduled in the coming months. To learn more, or to register for a specific class, click here [http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/index.aspx?NID=884] .

Parents: 'Social Skills Development' session rescheduled to March 4

The Cherry Hill Alliance on Alcohol & Drug Abuse "Social Skills Development" seminar originally set for Jan. 27 has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, at the Cherry Hill Public Library. Join Lori Tedesco Singley, M. Ed, CADC, CDRC, CPS, to discuss how the advent of technology and social networking are affecting our children’s communication and social skill development. This workshop is highly interactive, but is open to adults only. For questions or to register: (856) 488-7889 or Alliance@CHTownship.com. This event is sponsored by S.C.O.P.E. (a partnership of Cherry Hill Public Schools, Zone PTA, Kennedy Health System, Character Education Initiative and the Cherry Hill Alliance on Alcohol and Drug Abuse.)

Sustainable Cherry Hill offers leadership scholarship

Seniors graduating from any Camden County high school in 2015: If your passions and field of study toward your career goals include a field that supports sustainable living, or you want to be an agent of change in the world around you, apply for this new scholarship being offered by Sustainable Cherry Hill. Please click here for scholarship instructions [http://origin.library.constantcontact.com/download/get/file/1102336365878-508/SCH+Scholarship+Instructions+Spring+2015.pdf] and an application [http://origin.library.constantcontact.com/download/get/file/1102336365878-507/SCH+Scholarship+Application+Spring+2015.pdf] . Applications are due March 15.

Your RecycleBank points could benefit Cherry Hill Schools

Six Cherry Hill schools have been selected for this year's RecycleBank Green Schools contest, which provides schools with the grant money to promote environmental education projects. The participating schools are: Beck Middle School, Cherry Hill East, and Cooper, Clara Barton, Bret Harte and Joyce Kilmer Elementary Schools. You can help these schools reach their goal by donating your own, unused RecycleBank points in support of their projects. RecycleBank will donate $1 for every $250 points donated, up to $2,500. Last year, Woodcrest Elementary received a $2,500 Green Schools grant for its outdoor garden. To learn more about the Green Schools program, read each school's project proposal, or to donate your points, visit www.RecycleBank.com/contest [https://www.recyclebank.com/contest] . Good luck to each of our schools!

The latest news from the Cherry Hill School District

Stay up-to-date on the latest news and other important information in the Cherry Hill School District's e-news. Click here [http://www.cherryhill.k12.nj.us/news/news/enews.cfm] for the latest edition.

Follow 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.


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You can sign up to receive e-mail updates by clicking "Notify Me" on our website.


For up-to-the-minute updates on any subject, call my office at (856) 488-7878, visit our municipal website at www.CherryHill-NJ.com, like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter. If you know someone who would like to receive our e-mail updates, please refer them to the "Notify Me" section of our website.

Sincerely,

Chuck Cahn

Mayor








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