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Cherry Hill Township Weekly Briefing, July 3 to 9, 2015

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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.

Cherry Hill photographed for the Library of Congress Highsmith Briefing 1
I'm proud to share some very exciting news with residents this week: The Township is working with nationally renowned photographer Carol M. Highsmith, who recently photographed our community as part of a years-long project to document 21st-century American life for the national Library of Congress. Carol visited Cherry Hill on June 29 (her second visit to town), and took breathtaking images of some of Cherry Hill's most iconic locations, landmarks and buildings. Highsmith Briefing 2Carol is one of the preeminent photographers of our time, and her Carol M. Highsmith Archive at the Library of Congress is the library's sixth-most-downloaded collection. Cherry Hill is the first New Jersey town photographed for the project, and we are incredibly honored to see our community and our history preserved in this way. You can learn more about Carol herself, and view her portfolio of work from across the country at www.CarolHighsmithAmerica.comClick here to read more, and browse our Township website for a few images from Carol's first visit to town, including the Municipal Building, the Cherry Hill Public Library and Croft Farm. Carol posted a preview photo on her Facebook page earlier this week, and we hope to have a gallery of her images on our home page in the coming days.  

Members of Council join Erlton South July 4th celebration Erlton July 4th 2015

Council Vice President Sara Lipsett and Council members Jim Bannar, Brian Bauerle, Carole Roskoph and Susan Shin Angulo celebrated Independence Day this year at the annual Erlton South July 4 parade and celebration, held on Friday, July 3. The parade, hosted and sponsored by the Erlton South Civic Association, is a longtime community tradition, and one of the tight-knit neighborhood's largest celebrations of the year. We were proud to once again be a part of the event, alongside residents, the Cherry Hill Fire Department, swimmers from the Erlton Swim Club, representatives from Chick-Fil-A, young bicyclists donning their patriotic best, the Ferko String Band, and others. It was a beautiful evening to celebrate our Nation's Independence. We're already looking forward to 2016! Click here for pictures.

'Just in Time' headlines Tuesday's Music Under the Stars MUTS Week 1 2015
Hundreds of people turned out for the first week of Music Under the Stars 2015 on Tuesday night, as we welcomed Masquerade to historic Barclay Farmstead. Click here for photos from this week's show. The Township's free summer concert series continues at 6:30 p.m. this Tuesday, July 14, with opening act Project VK and headliner Just in Time, performing doo-wop and pop music from the 1950s, '60s and '70s. The show starts at 6:30. Great food will be available for purchase, and the Friends of Barclay will offer guided tours of the handicap-accessible Farmhouse. Admission is free, but please bring a nonperishable food donation for the Cherry Hill Food Pantry. Bring your blanket, a chair, and even a picnic dinner - just don't forget your appetite for great music! Click here for more information.

Public Works continues yard-waste cleanup following storm Storm damage briefing
While today was the last day to register for special yard-waste collection following the June 23 storm, crews from the Department of Public Works continue working 7 days a week to complete all scheduled collections. If you have already called to register for the program, rest assured you are on the list; however it may take several days for your items to be picked up due to the high volume of calls we have received. Thank you to our Public Works crews for continuing to work as quickly and efficiently as possible, and thank you to our residents for your continued patience and cooperation. 

Road work scheduled next week on Old Carriage Road
The Township's Engineering Department will continue work on the 2014 Road Maintenance Program next week, with work scheduled to begin Monday on Old Carriage Road from Wayside Drive to Kitty Hawk Road. Work will be done as weather permits. Click here for more information.

Visit historic Barclay Farmstead from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday Barclay Farmstead tours
Visit historic Barclay Farmstead from noon to 4 p.m. this Sunday for free, guided tours of the 19th century Quaker farmhouse and a special finger-weaving craft activity available from 1-3 p.m. This year, the Farmhouse has been made more accessible to visitors of all ages and abilities, thanks to the recent addition of a handicap-accessible walkway at the front entrance, as well as virtual tours. Be sure to explore the Farmstead’s entire 32-acre property, which includes historic outbuildings, an apple orchard, a playground, a shaded picnic area and nationally-recognized interpretive nature trails. Can't make it this weekend? The farmhouse will be open for public tours the first Sunday of every month through November. Click here to read more about the program. For more information, call (856) 795-6225, or e-mail info@barclayfarmstead.org. Be sure to follow @HistoricBarclay on Twitter and Barclay Farmstead Museum on Facebook for information on upcoming events and activities throughout the year.

'Savor' the Date: Cherry Hill Restaurant Week returns Aug. 16-23 Restaurant Week logo for Briefing (2)
We are pleased to welcome Cherry Hill Restaurant Week for a second year in 2015! From Aug. 16-23, participating restaurants will offer patrons a special prix-fixe ($25 or $35), 3-course menu, with lunch options available in most locations, as well. This is an exciting opportunity to promote local businesses, while giving our residents a chance to enjoy a special meal at a great price. Look for more information, including a list of participating restaurants, sample menus, and updates to the Cherry Hill Restaurant Week website, Facebook page and Twitter account (@CHRestaurantWk) in the coming weeks. And be sure to save up your appetite for the week of Aug. 16! 

Upcoming events and activities at the Cherry Hill Public Library 
Please join us for these free special events at the Cherry Hill Public Library, 1100 N. Kings Hwy. Reminder: The Library is closed on Sundays through Sept. 20.
  • Trucks! Trucks! Trucks! 
    11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, July 11
    Join us for a unique Touch-A-Truck meets Food Truck Festival. Come see trucks of all shapes and sizes including a fire engine, ambulance, police car, prisoner van, an 18-wheeler and more.  Indulge your taste buds with an array of food trucks. Treat yourself to Cupcakes to Go-Go, Lunchbox Philly, Kami, Mister Softee, Kona Ice, Old City's Kettle Corn, Vito's Hotdogs and Lexylicious.  Attendees are also invited to bring donations of new or gently used clothing, household items, toys and baby items for the Green Drop Donation Truck. 
  • Stories in Friendship Grove
    6:30-7 p.m. Monday, July 13 
    Can't make our morning story times? Join us in Friendship Grove for a special outside evening story time! For ages 2-6 years. No registration.  
  • Fundraiser at Whole Hog Cafe  Library logo small
    11 a.m.-8 p.m.
    Tuesday, July 14
    Raising Money for the Cherry Hill Public Library Never Tasted So Good! Head to Whole Hog Café, 2321 Rt. 70, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002, anytime during the day and mention the library and 10% of your bill will be given to the library. Good on dine-in and take-out orders!
  • Elementary Heroes
    2-2:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 14 
    Each week read about a new hero from Brad Metzer's Ordinary People Change the World series and complete and activity. For grades 1-5. Click here to register. 
  • The Needlework Guild
    2-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 14
    Do you knit, crochet or do needlework of any kind? Bring your own needles and any other supplies you need to sit and work on a your project with other crafters. This is not an instructional class. No registration.  
  • Viking Heroes & Norse Sagas
    3-4 p.m. Tuesday, July 14
    This unique program presented by The American Swedish Museum will bring the Viking Age to life. Learn about the heroes of Viking mythology with hands-on activities. For grades 1-5. Click here to register. 
  • Summer Stories
    10-10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 15

    Stories, finger plays and songs! No crafts but lots of fun! Ages 2-6 years old. No registration.  
  • Prose & Cons
    6-7 p.m. Wednesday, July 15  

    Come hang out with other teens who write fiction for fun! We'll play writing games and get inspired through creative story starters. Open to grades 7-12. Click here to register. 
  • LinkedIn 101
    6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 15  

    LinkedIn is a social network where you can build your professional presence, connect with others in your profession, find inspiration, and as well as discover job opportunities. This class is designed to give you a basic overview on the abilities of having a LinkedIn account. Ages 18 and up. Click here to register. 
  • Writer's Roundtable
    7-8:45 p.m. Wednesday, July 15 

    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. Ages 18 and up. No registration.  
  • Friends Book Sale  
    9:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday, July 16
    9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, July 17 
    9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, July 18 
    The Friends of the Library’s books sales offer the opportunity to browse thousands of books, CDs and DVDs and pick up some great bargains! All proceeds benefit the Library. All books are sorted in two categories and prices are as follows: Hardbacks $2, Paperbacks $1, CDs and Videos $2; Saturday Special - Bag of Books $5 and Jr. Friends Hoagie Sale!
Visit www.chplnj.org for the full calendar of events, to sign up for the library's e-newsletter, renew books, place holds, pay fines and much more. Follow the Library on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for all the latest events, news and happenings! Join the conversation with #chplnj. For more information, call (856) 667-0300, or e-mail info@chplnj.org.

Cherry Hill Police plan sobriety checkpoint detail this weekend Cherry Hill Police Logo
The Cherry Hill Police Department will conduct a sobriety checkpoint during the late-evening hours the weekend of July 11. These checkpoints are scheduled during various times throughout the year, and are designed to make roadways safer by deterring and apprehending intoxicated drivers, and have been effective in removing impaired drivers from the roadways. Please be smart and stay safe, this weekend - and every day of the year. Don't drink and drive. Click here for more information. 

Message to Seniors: Hike with us on Tuesdays, July 14-Aug. 25

Come and enjoy a great hour of hiking and conversation with fellow hikers, beginning at 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday from July 14 through August 25. Weather-permitting, hikers will travel 3 to 4 miles at a moderate pace, along the beautiful trails behind Croft Farm (100 Borton Mills Road) and along Park Boulevard. The group will depart at 5:35 p.m. sharp, from the porch of the Croft Farm house, and return at approximately 6:30 p.m. (Bathrooms are available at Challenge Grove Park, for those who need to change into walking attire.) Sneakers or hiking shoes/boots and water required; bug repellent suggested. Hikes are cancelled in the event of rain. For more information, please contact Senior Services Program Coordinator Gaye Pino at (856) 661-4800, or gpino@chtownship.com.

NJ Clean Energy rebates, incentives help keep some green in your pocket NJ-Clean-Energy-Badge
Did you know that New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program offers homeowners a number of rebates and incentives to upgrade old, inefficient appliances. The possibilities to save energy and money are endless! Keep a little green in your pocket with these rebates and incentives: Refrigerator, Clothes Washer, Clothes Dryer, Central Air Conditioner, Ductless Mini-Split A/C System, Domestic Water Heater, Gas Tankless Water Heater, Solar Domestic Water Heater, Air to Air Heat Pump, Gas Furnace, Gas Boiler, Oil Furnace, Oil Boiler, Discounted ENERGY STAR Lighting and Refrigerator/Freezer Recycling.

Sustainable Cherry Hill to host Summer Book Discussion Sustainable CH Logo
Join Sustainable Cherry Hill and members of the community for a special discussion of the book "Toxin Toxout," by Bruce Lourie and Rick Smith, at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 16, at Inkwood Books, 31 Kings Highway East, Haddonfield. "Toxin Toxout" is a fun, enjoyable read about a serious topic: the daily challenge of getting harmful chemicals out of our bodies. Talk and learn with like-minded people at Sustainable Cherry Hill's annual book discussion. Click here for registration and details.

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
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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.

Town Hall closed Friday for July 4th holiday

In observance of the Independence Day holiday, the Township Municipal Building closed at 3 p.m. today and will be closed Friday, July 3. Please note that Friday's trash, recycling and yard-waste will be collected as scheduled. Our offices will reopen for normal business hours on Monday, July 6. In the meantime, on behalf of myself and the members of Township Council, I wish all our residents a very safe, happy and festive July 4th weekend.

Music Under the Stars returns to Barclay Farmstead this Tuesday

The Township's free summer concert series, Music Under the Stars, returns to historic Barclay Farmstead for five weeks beginning this Tuesday, July 7. Each week's show begins at 6:30 with an up-and-coming opening act, followed by an exciting headliner who's sure to keep you up and dancing. Masquerade kicks off this year's lineup with a high-energy set of fan favorites ranging from Motown to Rock 'n' Roll to today's Top 40 hits. Great food will be available for purchase, and the Friends of Barclay will offer guided tours of the handicap-accessible Farmhouse. Admission is free, but please bring a nonperishable food donation for the Cherry Hill Food Pantry. Bring your blanket, a chair, and even a picnic dinner - just don't forget your appetite for great music! Click here [http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=750] for more information.

Penn Medicine to transform former Syms site on Route 70

Earlier this week, we were proud to announce that a division of the University of Pennsylvania has signed a long-term lease to transform the former Syms department store site on Route 70. Clinical Practices of the University of Pennsylvania will redevelop the site, which has been vacant since Syms closed in 2012, into a state-of-the-art, 150,000-square-foot medical office facility that houses multiple clinical disciplines, including urgent care, oncology, radiology, cardiology, obstetrics and gynecology and primary care. The project represents an approximately $50 million investment in Cherry Hill, and solidifies the Township's reputation as a growing epicenter of medical services in the region. Click here [http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=748] to learn more.

Last week to register for special yard-waste collection

Residents have until July 10 to call to register for our expanded yard-waste collection following last week's severe storm. During this two-week period, Public Works has relaxed regulations for disposing of yard waste for residents who call to register at (856) 424-4422. Please note: If you have already called to register for the program, you are on the list to be collected. Crews are working 7 days a week to ensure all collections are completed as quickly as possible. Click here [http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=746] to learn more.

Lane closures continue next week on Haddonfield-Berlin Road

Lane restrictions will continue next week on on Haddonfield-Berlin Road (CR 561) near the Downs Farm Swim Club, as part of a weeks-long highway project by the Camden County Department of Public Works. Traffic has been reduced from four lanes to two, with the outer lane in each direction closed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for approximately three weeks. Cherry Hill Police will be on location; delays are possible and motorists are advised to take an alternate route until work is completed. Click here [http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=737] for more information.

'Savor' the Date: Cherry Hill Restaurant Week returns Aug. 16-23

We are pleased to welcome Cherry Hill Restaurant Week for a second year in 2015! From Aug. 16-23, participating restaurants will offer patrons a special prix-fixe ($25 or $35), 3-course menu, with lunch options available in most locations, as well. This is an exciting opportunity to promote local businesses, while giving our residents a chance to enjoy a special meal at a great price. Look for more information, including a list of participating restaurants, sample menus, and updates to the Cherry Hill Restaurant Week website, Facebook page [https://www.facebook.com/CherryHillRestaurantWeek?fref=ts] and Twitter account [https://twitter.com/CHRestaurantWk] (@CHRestaurantWk) in the coming weeks. And be sure to save up your appetite for the week of Aug. 16!

Youth Football Camp opens July 13; register today!

Register today for Cherry Hill's Youth Football Camp for children ages 5-18. The program is designed to introduce the game of football to beginners, build confidence and skill for recreational players and build on position-specific skills for players looking to take their game to new heights. The camp is taught by Cherry Hill West football coach Brian Wright, and runs from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, July 13, through Thursday, July 16. Cost is $125. Click here [https://reconline.cherryhill-nj.com/] to register. For more information, call (856) 488-7868, or e-mail Recreation@chtownship.com.

Upcoming events and activities at the Cherry Hill Public Library


Please join us for these free special events at the Cherry Hill Public Library, 1100 N. Kings Hwy. Reminder: The Library will be closed on Friday, July 3, and Saturday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. The Library is also closed on Sundays through Sept. 20.


Spreadsheet Programs: Part 1

10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 7

Spreadsheet programs were developed to replace columnar pads. Learn why to use spreadsheet programs like Microsoft Excel, OpenOffice Calc and LibreOffice Calc, which are both free programs. In Part I of this four-part course learn how to organize and store data, such as telephone numbers, addresses, and credit card information, how to use the built-in spreadsheet help information and how to use spreadsheets in the work place. Prerequisites: Basic Mouse and Keyboard Skills, some PC experience, or equivalent experience. Click here [http://host6.evanced.info/cherryhill/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=6737&rts=&disptype=&ret=eventcalendar.asp&pointer=&returnToSearch=&num=0&ad=&dt=mo&mo=7/1/2015&df=calendar&EventType=ALL&Lib=&AgeGroup=ALL&LangType=0&WindowMode=&noheader=&lad=&pub=1&nopub=&pa] to register.

Elementary Heroes

2-2:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 7

Each week read about a new hero from Brad Metzer's Ordinary People Change the World series and complete an activity. Attendee must be between the grades of 1 and 5. Registration required. Click here [http://host6.evanced.info/cherryhill/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=6660&rts=&disptype=&ret=eventcalendar.asp&pointer=&returnToSearch=&num=0&ad=&dt=mo&mo=7/1/2015&df=calendar&EventType=ALL&Lib=&AgeGroup=ALL&LangType=0&WindowMode=&noheader=&lad=&pub=1&nopub=&pa] to register.

Summer Stories

10-10:30 a.m.

Wednesday, July 8

Stories, finger plays and songs! No crafts but lots of fun!

Ages 2 – 6. No registration required

Lunch & a Movie:

'McFarland USA'

Noon-2 p.m.

Wednesday, July 8

Bring your lunch and enjoy a free film at the Cherry Hill Library. Movie begins at noon (doors open at 11:30 a.m.). Adults of all ages welcome. No registration required. About the Movie: Track coach Jim White (Kevin Costner) is a newcomer to a small California town. The coach and his new students find that they have much to learn about one another, but things begin to change when White realizes the boys' exceptional running ability. This inspiring sports drama is based on actual events. (Rated PG; 128 mins; 2015)

Mad Science: Up, Up and Away!

6:30-7:15 p.m. Wednesday, July 8

Let science spark your curiosity with these super-powered experiments. This show is visually exciting, highly interactive, educational and entertaining! Let Mad Science capture your interest and show you how exciting science can be! Best for ages 4 and up. Free. No registration.

Club Anime

6-8 p.m. Thursday, July 9

Watch anime, meet other fans, eat snacks, and make crafts inspired by anime and Japanese culture. Attendee must be between the grades of 8 and 12. Registration required. Click here [http://host6.evanced.info/cherryhill/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=6725&rts=&disptype=&ret=eventcalendar.asp&pointer=&returnToSearch=&num=0&ad=&dt=mo&mo=7/1/2015&df=calendar&EventType=ALL&Lib=&AgeGroup=ALL&LangType=0&WindowMode=&noheader=&lad=&pub=1&nopub=&pa] to register.

Creeping and Crawling

10-10:30 a.m. Friday, July 10

A special play time for the library's littlest patrons! This self-directed event features developmentally appropriate activities for babies who are not yet walking. No registration required.

Speaking of Poetry

2-3:30 p.m. Friday, July 10

Meet local people who love poetry as much as you. Inspiring discussions about poetry, and poetic forms and styles provide an opportunity to read aloud and discuss poems - one’s own or another’s. With new topics every month, participants explore this literary art and learn from each other. Listeners always welcome! No registration required.

Trucks! Trucks! Trucks!

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, July 11

Join us for this unique Touch-A-Truck meets Food Truck Festival! Trucks of all shapes and sizes will visit the Cherry Hill Public Library along with an array of food trucks to indulge your taste buds! Attendees are invited to bring donations of new or gently used clothing, household items, toys and baby items for the Green Drop Donation Truck.

Fundraiser at Whole Hog Cafe

11 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 14

Please join us at Whole Hog Café [http://www.wholehogcafe.com/menu/] (2321 Rt. 70, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002) on July 14 to support the Cherry Hill Public Library! Dine-in or take-out anytime that day, mention CHPL and 10% of the proceeds will be given to the library!

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.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 [mailto:info@chplnj.org] .

CHPD welcomes new K-9 officers; K9 Mai visits NFI Logistics

Last week was an important one for the Cherry Hill Police Department's K-9 Unit. On Friday, June 26, CHPD Officers D'Alessio and Amato and K-9s Pandora and Mai, graduated from the New Jersey Police K-9 Association Academy Basic Patrol Class [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nPeSSkEJiSw&feature=youtu.be] . The dogs and their handlers completed an intense 16-week training course, mastering skills including dog obedience, agility, socialization, field procedures and proper care and handling. Earlier in the week, Officer Amato and Mai visited NFI Logistics for a special demonstration to introduce the dog to NFI owners Sid and Jeff Brown and the company's staff. Mai, a 2-year-old Belgian Malinois, was purchased with funds generously donated by NFI. Please join me in welcoming both Pandora and Mai to the CHPD, and in thanking NFI for their continued commitment to and support of the Cherry Hill Police Department. Click here [https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=917193985003812&id=102651889791363] for photos of the K-9 demonstration.

Summer brings numerous activities for Cherry Hill's seniors
July and August bring warm sunny days, as well as plenty of opportunities for residents ages 55 and up to enjoy live entertainment and try new activities in Cherry Hill.


Music Under the Stars [http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=750] , our outdoor concert series at Barclay Farmstead, starts this Tuesday, July 7, complete with great live music and guided tours of the historic Barclay Farmhouse.

On July 17, for only $5, you can enjoy the music of Maggie Mustico [http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/Calendar.aspx?EID=1809&day=17&month=7&year=2015&calType=0] at the JCC. The ticket price includes lunch.

Each Thursday, the Township also offers free line dancing (10:30-11:30 a.m.) and free ceramics (noon-3 p.m.) in the Carmen Tilelli Community Center.

The Camden County Freeholders also offer a collection of events throughout the summer. Click here [http://www.camdencounty.com/calendar/2015-07?tid=3] for a complete calendar of County events.


To learn more about senior services in Cherry Hill, contact Senior Services Program Coordinator Gaye Pino at (856) 661-4800 or gpino@chtownship.com [mailto:] .

Five Cherry Hill schools win Sustainable Jersey/PSEG grants

Congratulations to the five Cherry Hill schools that were selected last week to receive Sustainable Jersey Small Grants, funded by the PSE&G Foundation. Barclay Early Education School, Beck Middle School, Bret Harte Elementary School, Cherry Hill High School East and Clara Barton Elementary School will each received a $2,000 capacity-building grant to help make progress towards sustainability at their schools. Both Cherry Hill Township and Sustainable Cherry Hill have worked closely with our schools in recent years to encourage increased sustainable policies, practices and programs throughout the district, and this is just the latest example of those efforts paying off. Click here [http://www.sustainablecherryhill.org/cherry-hill-schools-receive-10k-in-sustainable-jerseypseg-grants/] to learn more.

Sustainable Cherry Hill to host Summer Book Discussion

Join Sustainable Cherry Hill and members of the community for a special discussion of the book "Toxin Toxout," by Bruce Lourie and Rick Smith, at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 16, at Inkwood Books [http://www.njpen.com/inkwood-books-indie-bookseller-comes-to-haddonfield/] , 31 Kings Highway East, Haddonfield. "Toxin Toxout" is a fun, enjoyable read about a serious topic: the daily challenge of getting harmful chemicals out of our bodies. Talk and learn with like-minded people at Sustainable Cherry Hill's annual book discussion. Click here [http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07eaz16gte2d378c95&llr=wjf7fucab&showPage=true] for registration and details.

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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Sincerely,


Chuck Cahn


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