Trees Planted on Residential Streets in Chestnut HIll

Posted: April 25th, 2016

Chestnut Hill’s Green Space Initiative Expands

RE-TREE Chestnut Hill Plants 30+ Trees on Residential Streets

Re-Tree Chestnut Hill Tree Planting 4.23.16

We had a wonderful inspired group of neighbors and friends come together on a rainy morning for our first neighborhood tree planting on Saturday, April 23. After introductions the group enjoyed a tree planting demonstration on how to use tools safely and plant a tree, then between noon and 2:00 p.m. they join homeowners and helped plant approximately 30 trees along Chestnut Hill’s residential streets. We will be planting more trees in the Fall.


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4th Annual Hoops Madness Basketball Tournament Held on March 26

Posted: February 18th, 2016

Hoops Madness 2016



Our 4th Annual CHCA Hoops Madness 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament took place on Saturday, March 26 with approximately 150 kids and adults coming together to play some competitive basketball. Inspired by March Madness, the NCAA college basketball championship, Hoops Madness offered players a chance to play half-court, 3-on-3 games of basketball and participate in a variety of shooting contests.

Thank you to our sponsors! Media Sponsor-Chestnut Hill LocalBowman Properties, The Goldenberg Group,Temple Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine at Chestnut Hill HospitalWm. A. Kilian

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Chestnut Hill Community Association Becomes a 501(c)(3)

Posted: October 30th, 2015

Here is a link to the bylaws approved on October 22, 2015 of the Chestnut Hill Community Association (PA) and the Chestnut Hill Local, Inc. 

CHCA PA Bylaws 

Chestnut Hill Local, Inc. Bylaws 

To read more, go to

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Chestnut Hill Community Fund Grants for 2015

Posted: July 6th, 2015

Funding Community Dreams


The Chestnut Hill Community Fund has awarded $90,000 in grants to 28 non-profit and CHCA programs at an awards ceremony at the Center on the Hill on July 3. CHCA Vice President for Operations and also Co-Chair of the Fund Drive Committee Laura Lucas presented checks and spoke of the great services and programs these community leaders were bringing to our community as a result of the latest fund drive.

More than 40 years ago, several Chestnut Hill residents formed a charitable trust, known as the Chestnut …

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2015 Annual Meeting and Community Supper

Posted: April 27th, 2015
This year’s Annual Meeting on April 23rd was a covered dish supper, with food and wine provided by the CHCA board directors. The venue was graciously provided by Norwood-Fontbonne Academy. 

We honored our volunteers with four special awards:

Brien Tilley, Past-President of the CHCA, received the Chestnut Hill Award for unusual and outstanding service that promoted or achieved understanding and cooperation among people of the community. Brenda’s Cat Rescue received the Meritorious Service Award for services that have substantially improved the quality of life within the community. Jean Hemphill, President

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