USREF Award for Excellence

Each year the USREF presents the Award for Excellence to honor individuals or organizations that demonstrate exceptional public service to the Upper Saddle River community. The award recognizes their volunteerism and celebrates them as role models for the children of the USR School District that the USREF is committed to serving.

2021 Honorees

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Congratulations to the 2021 Honorees

Kelli Moss

Melissa Reifman

USR Cares

Year
Honoree
2021
Kelli Moss, Melissa Reifman & USR Cares
2020
USR/SR Girl Scouts & USR Scouts BSA Troops 133/933 and Pack 133
2019
USR Power Couples (Maria Florio & Mark Ruffolo, Lorraine & Ron Dario, Christine & Dante Ferrarie)
2018
No honoree (15 year anniversary of USREF)
2017
Lisa Halperin, JCO
2016
USR Recreation Sports
2015
Leslie Lahoud, SRVJWC
2014
Heroes of Superstorm Sandy (Todd Bakal, Kori DeNobile, Leah Halpern, Dan Hermo, Madeline Ludwig, John Minichetti, Mike Pini, Greg Pink, Robyn Ranges, Tommy Salerno, Alana Schauer, Dan Ziegler)
2013
No honoree (10 year anniversary of USREF)
2012
Mayor Joanne Minichetti
2011
Eileen Meighan
2010
Fire Dept, Ambulance & Rescue Volunteers
2009
Mike Blake
2008
Bill and Kay Yeomans
2007
Stephanie Karl
2006
Barry Ervin
2005
Angela Allen & Eric Koch
2004
Barbara Ripston