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

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