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Landmark on Main Named Finalist For Long Island Image Award

Port Washington icon nominated for Social Entrepreneurs Award at gala in Woodbury.

The Landmark on Main in port Washington. (Credit: Rich Jacques)
The Landmark on Main in port Washington. (Credit: Rich Jacques)

Port Washington's Landmark on Main has been nominated as a finalist to receive the Social Entrepreneurs Award at the 2nd Annual Long Island Imagine Awards gala later this year.

The event will be held Tuesday, May 6, from 6-9:30 p.m. at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury.

The gala was created to offer formal acknowledgement to some of Long Island's most effective and innovative nonprofit organizations, according to organizers.

More than 100 nonprofits submitted applications to win a $5,000 grant in each of 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 6, 2014.

The winners, one in each category, are announced live at the event. 

Finalist and categories for the awards include:

The Cerini & Associates Social Impact Award

  • Hope House Ministries
  • Long Island Children's Museum
  • Peconic Land Trust
  • United Way of Long Island, Inc.
The Pilot Benefits Innovation Award
  • ConnectToTech, Inc.
  • Huntington Arts Council, Inc.
  •  Long Island Cares
  • United Cerebral Palsy Association of Greater Suffolk, Inc.
The Nixon Peabody Leadership Award
  • ACDS
  • Interfaith Nutrition Network (INN)
  •  Peconic Land Trust
  • YMCA of Long Island
Rising Star Award
  •  Child Abuse Prevention Services
  • Literacy Nassau
  • MOMMAS House
  • RotaCare, Inc.
Social Entrepreneurism Award
  • Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc.
  • Federation Employment and Guidance Services, Inc. (FEGS)
  • Homecoming Farm
  • Landmark on Main Street, LTD
The 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 in a press release.

Tickets are $100 per person. For more information on applications, tickets and corporate sponsorships contact Hillary Needle at Hillary@Hillaryneedleevents.com, (516) 993-4056.

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