HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Long Island business leaders make a difference and impact our community every day and the HIA-LI, a recognized voice for business on Long Island (www.hia-li.org), will honor these outstanding individuals for their accomplishments and commitment to the organization and Long Island community. This year two special awards will also be given posthumously in honor of Scott Martella, Director of Communications, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone's Office and Stephen Antaki, Partner at AVZ & Company. The event will be held Wednesday, December 14, 2016 from 6 PM–10 PM at the Stonebridge Golf Links & Country Club, Smithtown, NY. To register for the event and obtain more information, visit http://hia li.org/event_detail_wf2.cfm?eventid=839 or call 631-543-5355.
"Every year we look forward to this very special night because it gives us the opportunity to celebrate the holiday season and honor the success of Long Island business leaders who have made an impact on the community," says Terri Alessi-Miceli, President of HIA-LI.
This Year's Honorees:
Stephen Antaki, Partner AVZ & Company (Posthumously)
Scott Martella, Director of Communications, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone's Office (Posthumously)
Idalia Boczek, Program Center Manager, Long Island Cares
Kathleen Deegan Dickson, Partner, Forchelli Curto Deegan Schwartz Mineo & Terrana LLP
David Kilmnick, CEO, LGBT Network
Yvonne Grant, CEO Executive Director, Girl Scouts of Suffolk County
David Okorn, Executive Director, Long Island Community Foundation
Maryann Pfeiffer, Executive Director, Youth Enrichment Services
Joy Graceffo, President, LI Essential Software & Training
Mary Simmons, Director HR Consulting, Portnoy, Messinger, Pearl & Associates, Inc.
Sponsors: AHRC; Albrecht Viggiano Zureck & Co; Bridgehampton National Bank; Lessings; Long Island Cares; Portnoy, Messinger, Pearl & Associates, Inc.; PSEG-LI
HIA-LI helps Long Island businesses prosper. For over 30 years, we have been the recognized voice for business on Long Island and a powerful force and economic engine for regional development. We provide a forum for business leaders to network, problem solve and obtain advice on critical issues facing their businesses. Our member companies represent tens of thousands of business professionals. We're headquartered in and support one of the largest industrial parks in the United States. HIA-LI programs and events promote strategic partnerships, targeted networking, information sharing and business advocacy. Members benefit from our committees, educational programs, career resources, research capabilities, mentoring opportunities and business advisory services. For more information, visit http://www.hia-li.org or call 631-543-5355.
Terri Alessi-Miceli, 631-543-5355, firstname.lastname@example.org
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