February 7, 2020
Township News & Events
Mayor Angulo meets with Camden Mayor
Last week, Mayor Susan Shin Angulo met with Camden Mayor Frank Moran. Mayor Angulo looks forward to working with Mayor Moran as they continue to make Camden County a great place to work, live, and play.
Mayor Angulo meets Camden County College representatives
This week, Maris Kukainis, Executive Director and David Bruno, Director from Camden County College sat down with the Mayor to welcome her into her role. The three discussed the role Camden County College plays within Cherry Hill ll, and the exciting reimagination of the vision of William G. Rohrer Center in Cherry Hill.
Council members attend grand opening of Barre3
This past weekend, Council Vice President Bauerle and Councilwoman Apell attended the grand opening of Barre3.

Barre3 is a full-body, balanced workout combining strength conditioning, cardio and mindfulness that will leave you feeling balanced in body and empowered from within. Mayor Angulo and Township Council wish to congratulate the Barre3 team on a successful opening.
10th Anniversary of the Cherry Hill Trails Program
Did you know that 2020 marks the tenth anniversary of the Cherry Hill Trails Program? We are fortunate to have miles of well-maintained trails throughout Cherry Hill. As part of the 10th Anniversary, you can walk or bike all 11 trails and participate in the Cherry Hill Trails Challenge. A Challenge Passport is available on the Cherry Hill website and at the Recreation Department in Town Hall. Challenge requirements are noted on the back of the Passport as are the prizes available to those completing all requirements at three different levels; Bronze, Silver and Gold.

Take the Challenge and enjoy all the trails, solitude and nature that the Cherry Hill Trails have to offer. 
AARP Free Tax Help
Cherry Hill Township and AARP have once again partnered to offer free tax-preparation assistance. Starting February 4 through April 14 (building closed April 10), AARP will be available every Tuesday and Friday from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the N. John Amato Council Chambers (Room 208) at Town Hall. 
Tax-Aide volunteers will help residents prepare their 2019 state and federal tax returns, as well as Homestead Benefit Credit and Property Tax Reimbursement forms. Electronic filing and direct deposit are available to help expedite returns. Residents are asked to bring a copy of their 2018 returns, all relevant tax statements, receipts and forms, Social Security card or SSA-1099, Photo ID, and PTR Form (if one was mailed to you). 

Appointments are highly suggested. To schedule an appointment, please visit their website.
Our Story, Our Music - 100 Years of Making Our Voices Heard
Join the African American Culture Clubs of Cherry Hill High Schools East and West as they present "Our Story, Our Music" - 100 Years of Making Our Voices Heard on Saturday, February 8 at 2:00 p.m. The event will take place at the Cherry Hill West's auditorium and tickets cost $5. If you have any questions, please email Aliya Bowles .
Barclay Farmstead Art Contest
The Friends of Barclay Farmstead invites Cherry Hill sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students to enter an Art Contest. Three winners will be awarded $50.00 each.

Art Contest Information
  • Contest is called Reflections on Barclay Farmstead
  • Art may consist of any medium that can be framed such as pencil, watercolors, oil, ink, and collage.
  • Submissions must be given to your school secretary no later than Monday, February 10, 2020.
  • All Submissions become property of Barclay Farmstead
  • Winning art entries will be framed and matted by Friends of Barclay Farmstead.
  • The winning submissions will be proudly displayed above a mantel fireplace at Farmstead
  • The art contest winners will be notified by email or through school office.
  • Each winner will be presented with $50.00 cash on Sunday, March 1, 2020 at Barclay Farmstead.

Details 
  1. Reflect on your visit to Barclay Farmstead and demonstrate that reflection through art.
  2. Size of artwork: Largest 9 inches by 12 inches Smallest 8 inches by 8 inches (Anything between those sizes is fine.)
  3. Signature of artist should be in corner of artwork.
  4. On sheet of paper gently folded over artwork should be student’s full name, school name and email and/or phone number.
Household Hazardous Waste Collection
The Camden County Board of Freeholders presents a free Household Hazardous Waste Collection event in Cherry Hill on Saturday, March 21 from 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. The event will be held at the Cherry Hill Public Works Complex (1 Perina Boulevard). Collections are held rain or shine. This event is for Camden County resident only. Businesses will not be accepted.
Parent University and Resource Fair
The Cherry Hill Alliance on Alcohol and Drug Abuse and Cherry Hill Public Schools presents Parent University and Resource Fair on Thursday, March 26 from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m . The event will be filled with useful information and helpful resources for both you and your children. Topics include: Understanding how social media increases anxiety and depression in our children, Vaping, Helping your school-aged child resolve conflict, through social and emotional practices, College 101, Understanding Naviance, Creating Authentic Connections with your Teen, Hidden in Plain Sight display.

If you would like to be a resource contributor at this event, please contact Bonnie at BMingin@CHCLC.org or 856-429-5600 x 4416.
Senior Living
Senior Information Fair
The third annual Senior Information Fair will take place on Wednesday, March 11 at 1:30 p.m. at the Carman Tielli Community Center. The event is sponsored by Jefferson Health. There will be healthy snacks and prizes. The Cherry Hill bus will be available to Cherry Hill residents. To make reservations for the bus call (856) 661-4711. For more information, please contact Senior Service Coordinator, Gaye Pino at (856) 488-7868 or gpino@chtownship.com.
Department of Public Works
How to Avoid Recycling Contamination
One unemptied ketchup bottle can contaminate an entire container of recyclables! So your recycling container should only contain empty, clean and dry cardboard, paper, metal cans, plastic bottles and jugs. Learn more.
Cherry Hill Public Library News & Events
Artist Reception for Cheng-Fen
Sunday, February 9 from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Half Conference Center, Lower Level
Celebrate the success of Cheng-Fen (Stephanie) and her art exhibit in our Art Gallery! Gallery Reception is FREE, no registration required, and is open to the public. Please visit the Art Gallery, Lower Level throughout the month of February. Items are available for purchase. 

Homeschool Hangout: Wind Power
Monday, February 10 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Children’s Story & Craft Room, Upper Level
Gather, connect and play with other homeschool families on the second Monday of the month. A science or craft activity will be available each session, but feel free to bring any other materials or lesson plans that you would like to share with other families. No registration required. This month we will be doing experiments with Wind Power. No registration required.
 
The Fifth Column: A Book Discussion with New York Times Bestselling Author Andrew Gross
Tuesday, February 11 from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Conference Center, Lower Level
Andrew Gross is the author of 16 thrillers, 9  New York Times  bestsellers, including five Number 1 books with legendary author James Patterson. His books have been translated into more than 25 languages. He will be discussing his newest book -  The Fifth Column . This book delivers a tense, stirring thriller of a family torn apart set against the backdrop of a nation plunged into war. Join us for a book discussion and conversation with the author, a Q&A, and book signing. Books will be available for purchase. This event is sponsored in part by the Katz JCC. Registration required.

Lunch and a Movie: The Farewell
Thursday, February 13 from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Conference Center, Lower Level
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 Billi's family returns to China under the guise of a fake wedding to stealthily say goodbye to their beloved matriarch -- the only person that doesn't know she only has a few weeks to live. 2019. 100 minutes. PG.

Speaking of Poetry
Friday, February 14 from 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Joyce Alexander Walker Multicultural Room, Lower Level
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.

Painting Party Fundraiser
Saturday, February 15 from 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Conference Center, Lower Level
Dress for a mess, bring some friends & Snacks and join CHPL for a Painting Party! Guided by a professional artist, you will work at individual easels to create a masterpiece that is suitable for framing. (This event is for teens/adults). Registration fee: $40 each. Registration ends Tuesday, February 11. Pay online.