“The John I. Crecco Foundation has been the foremost benefactor to cardiac care and rehabilitation facilities at northern New Jersey hospitals. Founded in 1967 by John Crecco, The Foundation has raised and given away over one million dollars since it’s founding and is credited with funding cutting edge technology and facilities in the area of cardiac care, as well as serving as a major sponsor of youth league teams, drug abuse programs prevention programs, Leukemia Society and many other community enrichment programs.
“Man of the Year”: Hon. Michael DeFrancisci, Executive Director, Passaic County Sewerage Com.
“Woman of the year”: Hon. Peggy Dunigan, Bloomfield Township Councilwoman
“Judiciary Award”: Hon. Jose Linares. U.S. District Court Judge
“Physician of the Year”: Fadi N. Chaaban, M.D., Director of Cardiology, Clara Maas Medical Center
“Community Service Award”: Hon. Christopher J. Durkin, Essex County Clerk
“Principal of the Year”: Christopher Jennings, Bloomfield Senior High School