Silver Box Award Recipients

Photo of Silver Box Award winners taken in 2000 by Ira N. Toff

Silver Box 2000

Top Row: Herb Heller, Madelon O’Shea, Abbey Shipper, John Moyle, Richard B. Frackman, Ed Beuchert, Helene Orce, Ken Orce
Bottom Row:  Rod O’Shea, unknown, Spencer Dvorkin, unknown, Bill Davis, Susan Davis, Stuart Oberman, Ruth Toff, Ira Toff

The ECC’s Silver Bowl has been awarded just about every year since 1950 to an Edgemont resident for distinguished community service.  Recipients historically received an engraved silver box, but when the manufacturer stopping making them in 2014, the ECC started awarding an engraved Silver Bowl instead. Past recipients include:

  • 1950 Reverend Brinckerhoff
  • 1951 Howard Abbot
  • 1952 Putnam Livingston
  • 1953 Quentin Smith
  • 1954 Harriet French
  • 1955 William Moyle
  • 1956 Charles McAllister
  • 1957 Charles Costabell
  • 1958 Leon Leighton
  • 1959 Charles Blanford
  • 1960 Alan Harquil
  • 1961 Loring Andrews
  • 1962 Arthur Weber
  • 1963 No award
  • 1964 No award
  • 1965 No award
  • 1966 Elinor Gebhardt
  • 1967 Jules Enrich
  • 1968 Theodore C. Ewen
  • 1969 Spencer Dvorkin
  • 1970 Richard B. Frackman
  • 1971 George M. Stevens
  • 1972 No Award
  • 1973 L. Gillespie Erskine, Jr.
  • 1974 Lila Croen
  • 1975 John MacKenty
  • 1976 David Guest
  • 1977 Lois Cowan
  • 1978 Frank Oppenheimer, Geza E. Neuman de Vegvar
  • 1979 Ruth and Ira Toff
  • 1980 Irwin Gumley
  • 1981 Geno Altieri
  • 1982 Betsy Stern
  • 1983 Barbara Lee Crowder
  • 1984 Allen C. Waller
  • 1985 Donald H. Siskind
  • 1986 Susan Bloom
  • 1987 Phyllis Hinsey
  • 1988 Susan Davis
  • 1989 Ann Kaufman
  • 1990 Nelson DuBois
  • 1991 No Award
  • 1992 Cathy Conway
  • 1993 John Moyle
  • 1994 Stuart B. Oberman
  • 1995 William Davis
  • 1996 Madelon and Rod O’Shea
  • 1997 Abby B. Shipper
  • 1998 Edward Beuchert
  • 1999 Helene and Kenneth Orce
  • 2000 Herbert C. Heller, Jr.
  • 2001 Louise Kinsey Clark
  • 2002 James F. Lasser
  • 2003 Mark S. Baron
  • 2004 Robin Schaffer
  • 2005 Robert Bernstein, David Kreiness*
  • 2006 Michelle McNally
  • 2007 No award
  • 2008 Sarah Stern and Mark Rosenblatt
  • 2009 Nancy Taddiken**
  • 2010 John Gerspach
  • 2011 Paul Solomon
  • 2012 Mark Romney
  • 2013 Maggi Landau
  • 2014 David Chao
  • 2015 Aubrey Graf-Daniels
  • 2016 Howard Hirsch 
  • 2017 Jon Lewis

* Posthumous
** Distinguished School and Community Service Award

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