Dream Awards Gala

Annual Dream Awards Gala

The 23rd Annual Dream Awards Gala took place on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at Macaluso’s in Hawthorne, NJ.  The evening’s highlights included: acknowledging the successes of the 2017-2018 Dream Grants, announcing the 2018-2019 Dream Grant Recipients, and to honor the 2018 Life Achievement Award Recipients, Kevin Behnke, Gary Blackman,and a special recognition Paramus Law Enforcement Against drugs – L.E.A.D Program

Please save the date for the 24th Annual Dream Awards Gala that will be held on October 16, 2019.

Kevin Behnke, 2018 Life Achievement Award Recipients.

 

  Gary Blackman, 2018 Life Achievement Award Recipients.

Paramus Law Enforcement Against drugs – L.E.A.D Program , 2018 Life Achievement Award Recipients.
2018-2019 Dream Grant Recipients

 

History of Life Achievement Award Honorees

1996 – Brian Meehan • Michael Yannone (Alumni Life Achievement Awards)
1997 – Dr. Ira Dunkel • Alisa Del Tufo (Alumni Life Achievement Awards)
1998 – Cho Dae Church (Good Neighbor Award)
1999 – James Wollenberg
2000 – No Honorees
2001 – Cammy Lee
2002 – Congresswoman Marge Roukema
2003 – Harry Galinsky, Ed.D
2004 – Joseph Roma
2005 – Jane Cosco • Pat DiPaolo
2006 – Meryl Barrett • Michael Brown • Karen Peterson
2007 – Paul Maramaldi, Ed.D • Charles Reid • Fred Rohdieck
2008 – Janet Akhtarshenas • Fritz Behnke • Cathy Eng
2009 – Ray Hough • Dick Piazza • Jeanne Weber
2010 – Charles Brown • Betty Ralph • Tara Sullivan
2011 – Tony Bucco • Fred Cotterell • Teri Duda
2012 – Marty Diamond • Len LoPinto • Joseph Lupo, Ed.D
2013 – Christopher Brock • Lisa Vartanian
2014 – Yasmine Rana • Steven Temares
2015 – Stevie Rawlings • Mary Ann Uzzi
2016 – Barbara Vene-Andreson • Peter Raymond Wells
2017 – Margaret Damiano • Yoojin Grace Wuertz
2018 – Kevin Behnke • Gary Blackman • Paramus Law Enforcement Against drugs – L.E.A.D  Program