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Michelle Sterling and Ron Schulhof to Receive Rising Star Award from Scarsdale Edgemont Family Counseling Service

ron and michelleScarsdale Edgemont Family Counseling Service (SFCS) today announced it has selected Michelle Sterling and Ron Schulhof to receive its annual Rising Star Award in recognition of their volunteer leadership and contributions to many Scarsdale organizations. The annual Rising Star Award recognizes leaders in the Scarsdale community who have demonstrated dedicated, impactful and active community service.
The Award will be presented to Ms. Sterling and Mr. Schulhof at the SFCS 2019 annual benefit gala, Colors of the Community, Thursday, May 9 at the Scarsdale Golf Club. Tickets to honor Ms. Sterling and Mr. Schulhof can be purchased here.

Michelle Sterling and Ron Schulhof are two of Scarsdale’s most active community leaders. Over the last five years, they have been instrumental in launching sustainability initiatives throughout the community. Together Michelle and Ron have helped all seven Scarsdale Schools, a number of Scarsdale houses of worship and the Village, launch food scrap recycling and zero waste programs. Their efforts have made a tremendous impact within the Scarsdale community as well as throughout Westchester; other organizations and towns have come to Scarsdale to learn and launch their own zero waste programs. In addition to work on sustainability initiatives, Michelle and Ron are also active members with local civic, school and sports organizations.

Michelle serves as co-chair of the Scarsdale Forum Sustainability Committee, a member of the Conservation Advisory Council, member of the Food Scrap Recycling Committee, member of the LED Streetlight Committee, member of the Forum Board of Directors and Executive Board, chair of the Scarsdale Middle School PTA Sustainability Committee, and member of the Scarsdale Middle School Compact Committee. Michelle has also served on the Citizens Nominating Committee, Procedure Committee, as PT Council Sustainability Chair and as chair of the Greenacres PTA Sustainability Committee. Michelle has also coached Scarsdale Youth Girls Softball.

Ron serves as Chair of the Conservation Advisory Council, a member of the Food Scrap Recycling Committee, a member of the LED Streetlight Committee, a member of the Forum Sustainability Committee and Forum Board of Directors, a member of the Citizens Nominating Committee, chair of PT Council Sustainability, Quaker Ridge PTA Sustainability Committee and a member of the School District Sustainability Committee. Ron is also a Little League coach.

Michelle holds a BA in Political Science from Columbia College and a JD from Cornell Law School. Michelle started her legal career practicing securities law at Thacher, Proffitt & Wood, and later was a Managing Director Principal at Bear Stearns & Co. in their Fixed Income Securities Division. Michelle currently lives in Greenacres with her husband David and two daughters who attend Scarsdale Middle School.
Ron holds a BA in Economics from Lehigh University and an MBA from Columbia Business School. Ron began his career at Bear Stearns & Co. and later worked at Deloitte. Ron lives in Quaker Ridge with his wife Rachel and two sons, one at Quaker Ridge Elementary School and one in preschool.

Scarsdale Edgemont Family Counseling Service is a nationally-recognized, not-for-profit family service agency, accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Services for Families and Children. The Agency's professional staff are licensed in New York State as providers of mental health services. The mission of the Agency is to be a center, in Scarsdale and the surrounding area, for family growth and learning. SFCS is a place where families, couples and individuals can find help with the normal problems of daily living, as well as with crises. The Agency provides psychotherapy, older adult services, youth outreach, social skills groups for children, mental health services and family life education.

For more information, please e-mail info@sfcsinc.org or call (914) 723-3281.

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