Press Release- Imagine Award Finalists Announced!

Press Release- Imagine Award Finalists Announced!

3rd Annual Long Island Imagine Awards Finalists Selected

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 30, 2015 – Bohemia, NY – The 3rd Annual Long Island Imagine Awards will be held Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 6-9:30pm at the Crest Hollow Country Club, Woodbury, NY. This gala event was created to offer formal acknowledgement to some of Long Island’s most effective and innovative nonprofit organizations.

Over 130 nonprofits submitted applications to win a $5,000 grant in five categories: Innovation, Leadership Excellence, Rising Star, Social Entrepreneurism and Social Impact. Of this pool of worthy applicants, 20 were selected as finalists and one in each category will be awarded the grant at the awards ceremony on May 5, 2015.

The Cerini and Associates Social Impact Award

The Bank of America/U.S. Trust Social Entrepreneurism Award

The Empire National Bank Innovation Award

The Claire Friedlander Family Foundation Rising Star Award

Leadership Award

┬áThe Long Island Imagine Awards has been the vision of event Chair Ken Cerini, Cerini & Associates, LLP, for over 10 years. “The Long Island business community now has a mechanism to recognize the good work of the nonprofit sector and reward them for their innovation, leadership and sustainability.” said Cerini.

The Long Island Imagine Awards recognizes the following major sponsors: Cerini & Associates, LLP, Bank of America/US Trust, Empire National Bank and Nixon Peabody, LLP.

Sponsorship and ticket information are available online Tickets are $100 per person. For more information on applications, tickets and corporate sponsorships contact Hillary Needle at, 516-993-4056.


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