SHORT HILLS, NJ – The Short Hills Association and honored guests gathered for their 107th annual meeting and dinner at the Carriage House on Thursday evening. Mayor Cheryl Burstein, Committeewoman Dianne Thall-Eglow, Superintendent of Millburn Schools Dr. Christine Burton were in attendance, as were Millburn Fire Chief Robert Echavarria and Dr. William Miron the principal of Millburn High School.
The Short Hills Association is the oldest civic organization in Millburn Township, whose aims are to promote, preserve and protect the interests of Short Hills and Millburn residents, to monitor and report on meetings of governing bodies and to make recommendations when advisable.
Millburn High School’s award-winning a cappella group, Soulfege, performed three numbers to open the evening to the delight of the attendees. Before dinner, the Association handled the business of the annual meeting electing their new slate of officers for the upcoming year. James LaDue will continue as president of the association for the upcoming year. The annual event is also an opportunity for the Association to thank the leadership of Millburn for the dedication and support they provide to township residents and families.
The evening's speaker was Jamie Cox the General Manager at the Short Hills Mall. He outlined the changes come to the mall, including a 17.000 square foot Italian market and new retailers coming most notably Indigo, Canadians largest bookstore, that takes a less traditional retail plan than conventional brick and mortar bookseller storefronts. Cox also discussed the changing face of retail as a whole and the Short Hills Mall's continued commitment to the shopping experience.