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Executive Director's
News and Views

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It's hard to believe, but we're well into our 17th year of continuous operation. I hope everyone has had an opportunity to read our Spring Newsletter.

Our children asked me to thank all of our wonderful donors and volunteers who've made it possible for them to have a safe, productive and fun afterschool home for another year.

We have another great group of kids, and we've added four new students recently, bringing us within two of our maximum of forty students.

I'm particularly delighted to have so many wonderful kindergarten students. We love caring for, helping guide and supporting all of our children, but kindergarteners are especially close to my heart.

New Sewing Center

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Last fall we made a major addition to our after school program with the opening of a major, new facility and program. Thanks to Don Ginty's generous donation, we now have eight, brand new Brother sewing machines.

Thanks also to Don's wife, Joan Ginty, New York City fashion designer, our students are receiving outstanding instruction.

The Cedar Hill CDC Sewing Center has been in operation since early fall of last year. Joan's friend, Terri Setteducato has been assisting her in the training program.

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Jacqueline Siino, a Mountain Lakes High School senior, developed an Organic Community Garden for Cedar Hill CDC’s after-care program in Boonton as part of her Girl Scout Gold Award.

With volunteers, and plant donations from Morris County farms, Siino created a lush garden.

The children of Cedar Hill CDC helped plant and care for the garden all summer and they enjoyed the fresh strawberries and vegetables it produced. Siino volunteered with Cedar Hill CDC since her freshman year.

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Our Volunteers

We owe a great deal of thanks to our many student and adult volunteers since our programs began more than 17 years ago

It would be impossible for us to function, and provide the enriching environment and learning skills that are so beneficial to our children's development, without the dedicated support of our wonderful volunteers.

We encourage you to get to know our Volunteers, our former student Junior Mentors and a wonderful group of Mountain Lakes High School Students of the Big Brothers Big Sisters Organization.

To All of Our
Many Loyal Donors,
Volunteers & Friends
of Cedar Hill CDC

Thank you for supporting our hundreds of students and us during the past 17-1/2 years of continuous operation.

We are proud to have served our community and our wonderful children whose lives you so enriched.

Sad as we are to finally close on our last day of operation, we had a long, good run that will always be forever worth every moment of joy and fullfilment.

Class of 2016 - 2017
Photos and News

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Books by Cedar Hill

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Emerging Artists Showcase, our 1st self-published, perfect bound paperback art book, featuring our students original art, is available now for order.

Your Amazon purchase helps us continue our thriving Art Programs.

Honor Roll Students

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A special thanks to our sponsor, Marketsmith, Inc. for donating three new children books to each of our thirty-eight students.

Our kids love books and reading.

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"Mr. Tim"
Executive Director

10 years of dedicated, selfless, exemplary leadership and service to the children, staff and friends of Cedar Hill CDC. Now Tim is our esteemed advisor and loyal friend to all.

Tim remains active in all of our fundraising activities for which we are very grateful.

History and Mission

We invite new visitors to click the above link to learn about our history and mission

Core Programs

We invite new visitors to click on the above link to learn about our core programs.

Video Visit.

We invite new visitors to take a short tour of typical days at Cedar Hill CDC in our 4:36 min:sec video.

Donation Programs

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