Friday Night Movies Under The Stars

Posted: July 22nd, 2015

FridayNightOutdoorMovieJoin us for our first annual Friday Night Outdoor Movies! We will set up a big screen and show popular films under the stars on the lawn of the Water Tower Recreation Center. Bring your family, friends, blankets and lawn chairs. CHCA members can visit us at our our membership tent to pick up their free bag of popcorn, a drink and a chance to win a $50 Chestnut Hill Gift Card. Each week we will start the fun at 7:00 pm., by having an excellent, well-known Philadelphia food truck …

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2015 Pastorius Park Summer Concert Schedule

Posted: July 12th, 2015

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Presented by the Chestnut Hill Community Association, this is our 67th season of free summer concerts featuring a wide variety of musical performances in the natural amphitheater setting of Pastorius Park! All concerts are on Wednesday evenings and begin at 7:30.

June 17: The Hot Club of Philadelphia (Acoustic Gypsy Jazz)

June 24: The Lawsuits (Indie Rock)

July 1: Ali Wadsworth (Spirited Blues Infused Rock)

July 8: Jesse Ruben (Folk-Rock Singer-Songwriter)

July 15: John Byrne Band (Rousing Celtic Music)

July 22: Michelle Lordi (Cool Sophisticated Jazz)

July 29: Hank’s Cadillac

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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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2015 CHCA Election Results

Posted: April 26th, 2015

The votes in the Chestnut Hill Community Association’s election for Board of Directors were counted on April 24th. Fourteen candidates ran for 11 seats.

According to the final results, 248 ballots were cast; 28 of these were ruled invalid. The results were approved and signed by Alan Gubernick and Joe LePera of St. Clair CPA Solutions, the CHCA’s auditing firm.

There were eight open 3-year CHCA Board seats. The top seven vote-getters are assigned to fill 3-year seats: Jack McMeekin, Dan Compton, Remy Pizzichini, Tony Reilly, Michelle Sage, Bob Boyer,

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