Introducing Our 2018 Dancing Stars!

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Introducing Our 2018 Dancing Stars!

Save the date for the 2018 edition of Dancing with the Cherry Hill Stars! The Foundation’s signature fundraising event will be held on Sunday, May 6, at 7 pm, in the new auditorium at Cherry Hill High School West.

This year’s dancing stars are:

  • Joe Boiler and Denise Augustyn
  • Danielle Boland and Joe DeMarco
  • Scott Bornfreund and Jenny Radon
  • Jon Cohen and Jenny DeTore
  • Lucinda Fisher-Kimenker and Don Kimenker
  • Holly Garber and Michael Kelberg
  • Jamie Gaymon and Karen Giorgio
  • Victoria Gervasi and Eduardo Arrieta
  • Abigale Hassel and Alan Saperstein
  • David Horowitz and Abby Horowitz
  • Jordan Katz and Sarah DuVall Pearson
  • Alfred T. Kirk and Stefani Kirk
  • Scott Klear and Jessica Rodriquez
  • Tracy Lackey and Joe DeMarco
  • Marlene O’Brien and Tommy Radon
  • Lawrence Treu and Laarni Kraska

Online voting is underway! Click HERE to vote; one dollar equals one vote. The couple that raises the most money will win the coveted trophy.  Special judges’ awards will be presented for Best Overall Performance, Most Creative Performance, and Best Technical Performance.

Tickets will go on sale in February. Watch the website for details.


Thanks to Our 2017 Golf Tournament Sponsors!

The 2017 golf tournament raised more than $33,000 for grant initiatives in the Cherry Hill Public Schools. Scroll down to check out our video highlights! But first…thank you to all of our supporters and participants – especially the following major sponsors:


Our 2017 Tournament Sponsors:

  • Aramark
  • Republic Bank
  • Source4Teachers


Dinner Sponsors:

  • Conner Strong & Buckelew
  • Invo Healthcare


Golf Ball Sponsors:

  • Becica Associates
  • Kennedy Health


Lunch Sponsors:

  • SAIF (School Alliance Insurance Fund)
  • YALE School


Gold Sponsors:

  • Holman Frenia Allison CPA
  • Rothman Institute
  • Schenck Price Smith King, LLP


Silver Sponsors:

  • Delta Dental
  • Liberty Bell Bank
  • Mayor Chuck Cahn
  • Primrose School of Cherry Hill
  • RFP Solutions, Inc.


Corporate Sponsors:

  • TD Bank
  • Virtua
  • West Berlin Bus Service


Thanks to the captains of the golf teams from Cherry Hill East and West who led a spirited “Beat the Captains” challenge on the course.


Thanks also to all of the participants in our first-ever “Games for Grants” event, which took place in the Country Club dining room. More than two dozen participants enjoyed an afternoon of Mah Jongg and CherryHill-opoly followed by dinner with the golfers.


A very special thank you to Golf Committee Chairman Jack Tarditi, for his ongoing support and leadership. Jack has led our Golf Committee for many years and truly exemplifies a “Champion for Children.”


Thank you to the other members of our 2017 Golf Committee, as well: Arthur Abramowitz, Susan Bastnagel, Jon Cohen, Mark Gallo, Phyllis Jones, Kathy Judge, Sam Kates, Anne King, Linda King, Stephen King, Al Kirk, John Lajewski, Scott MacKenzie, Carol Matlack, Jennifer Mangan, Dr. Joseph Meloche, Melissa Padin, Joseph Porch, Stephanie Rizzi, and Eleanor Stofman. Finally, thank you to our dedicated volunteers who helped make the event run smoothly. We hope to see everyone again next year!


Click HERE for video highlights from the day!



In the News: Check Out the Cherry Hill Sun’s “A Decade of Dancing”

Check out the three-part series on the history of Dancing with the Cherry Hill Stars!

A Decade of Dancing: Part I

A Decade of Dancing: Part II

A Decade of Dancing: Part III

MOD Pizza Continues its Support!

MOD Pizza’s new Cherry Hill store at 706 Haddonfield Road in Cherry Hill, donated 100% of all pizza sales from its November 8th grand opening to the Cherry Hill Education Foundation – a grand total of $2,918. Thanks MOD! 

Then, MOD extended its generosity during Thanksgiving week, November 22-27, by donating $1 for every pizza sold —an additional $1,091.

“In total, since its early November grand opening in Cherry Hill, MOD has donated $4,009 to the Cherry Hill Education Foundation,” said CHEF President Eleanor Stofman.  “We are so grateful to our newest community partner; their support will help us to fund innovative educational initiatives in the Cherry Hill Public Schools.”

Thank you, MOD Pizza, Cherry Hill! 




We did it!

This summer, the Cherry Hill Education Foundation passed the Million Dollar mark!


Since late 2007, the Foundation has provided more than $1,000,000 in grants and donations to the Cherry Hill Public Schools!


In late July, the Cherry Hill Board of Education approved the latest CHEF donation: $13,598 to purchase 32 iPad Minis for the Barclay Early Childhood Center. The “Minis for Minis” grant application was submitted to benefit all 300+ students in Barclay’s preschool programs.


Grant applications are submitted by teachers and principals. For a listing of all of the grants funded by the Cherry Hill Education Foundation since late 2007, please click HERE.


The Cherry Hill Education Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to raise and distribute funds for educational programs throughout the school district.  Fundraisers include an annual Golf Outing and CHEF’s signature event, Dancing with the Cherry Hill Stars.



CHEF receives $2,000 donation from Walmart

At its grand reopening on Friday, July 8, the Cherry Hill Walmart donated $2,000 donation to the Cherry Hill Education Foundation! Thanks, Cherry Hill Walmart, and congratulations on your grand reopening!Walmart donation

CHEF in the News!

Click HERE to view a Cherry Hill Sun article featuring CHEF President Eleanor Stofman.

Thank You to Our 2015 Golf Sponsors!

Our 2015 Golf Tournament at Pennsauken Country Club was a HUGE success.  Thank you to the Golf Committee, which began planning the event in June, and especially to Chair Jack Tarditi.


Thanks to all of our 2015 sponsors:


Tournament Sponsors – $5,000


Republic Bank


Dinner Sponsor – $3,000

Conner Strong & Buckelew


YALE Schools


Lunch Sponsor – $2,000

Kennedy University Hospital


Beverage Cart Sponsor – $2,000

SAIF (School Alliance Insurance Fund)


Gold Sponsor – $1,500

Becica Associates

Rothman Institute

Invo Healthcare Associates


Corporate Sponsors – $1,000


Line Systems, Inc.

Parker McCay

Schenck Price Smith  King, LLP



Silver Sponsor – $500

Bayada Health Care

Cozen O’Connor

Delta Dental

Liberty Bell Bank

The Ewing/Cona Group of Merrill Lynch


Wiss & Co.


Hole Sponsors – $300

Systems 3000

PD Jones & Associates

RFP Solutions

Express Scripts

Safety Bus Service

The Garland Co.

Environmental Resolutions, Inc.

Carleton Insurance Agency

Apple Rehabilitation

Bevan Security Systems, Inc.

Keller Williams Realty – Cherry Hill

Effective School Solutions

Senator Jim Beach, Majority Leader Lou Greenwald, Assemblywoman Pam Lampitt

TD Bank


Watch for pictures from the event – and plan now to join us in 2016!

CHEF in the News!

The Courier-Post featured Dancing with the Cherry Hill Stars in a recent edition.  Click HERE to view.

The 2015 Academic Recognition Brunch


On Sunday, June 14, the Cherry Hill Education Foundation recognized nearly 300 students from the Cherry Hill Public Schools at the annual Academic Recognition Brunch, held at Lucien’s.  Click HERE for a video with highlights from the event.


This annual CHEF-sponsored event recognizes the academic achievements of seniors from Cherry Hill High School East and Cherry Hill High School West.


More than 575 people attended this year’s event, the largest ever, including the honorees, parents, school administrators, teachers, Cherry Hill Board of Education members, and CHEF Board members.


Each year, the event features a guest speaker who is a distinguished graduate of East or West. This year’s speaker was Dr. David Horowitz, Cherry Hill East Class of 1981.


Each senior honoree received a special plaque to honor their academic achievements. In addition to the plaques, each senior received a special gift this year—Cherry Hill-opoly, a game developed by the Foundation in cooperation with Mayor Chuck Cahn, Cherry Hill Township, and the Cherry Hill Public Schools. The gift was made possible through the generosity of Mayor Chuck Cahn and his wife, Stephanie.


Congratulations to all of this year’s Senior Honorees!