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HAUPPAUGE, NY, September 12, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- HIA-LI, the recognized voice for business on Long Island, recognized five organizations as winners of for its prestigious HIA-LI 18th Annual Business Achievement Awards competition. The winners represent a diverse group of outstanding organizations from five different business categories: large businesses, small businesses, rookie of the year, non-profits and innovation. Representatives from each of the winning organizations will receive a plaque bearing the HIA-LI logo during a gala luncheon event held at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM, Wednesday, September 12, 2012. Chintu Patel, CEO of Amneal Pharmaceuticals, the recipient of last year's Business Achievement Award for large business will deliver opening remarks. Registration for attending the awards event is available at: http://bit.ly/hia-li-baa-event-2012.
"Each year HIA-LI conducts a rigorous review of nominated companies and I continue to be amazed by the outstanding, creative and innovative businesses on Long Island. The winning organizations have achieved enormous economic success despite tough economic challenges facing the nation," said Terri Alessi-Miceli, President of HIA-LI. "We are convinced that their progress, effective economic operations, corporate vision, sound leadership and other crucial characteristics, will serve as an inspiration to many other businesses and organizations across Long Island."
Winners of the HIA-LI 18th Annual Business Achievement Awards are:
- Large Businesses: Grassi & Co. - a company offering accounting, auditing and tax services, headquartered in Jericho, NY
- Small Businesses: The Kensington Company and Kensington Franchise headquartered in Roslyn Heights, NY
- Rookie of the Year: New Millennium Technology Services - a company providing technology solutions, headquartered in Ronkonkoma, NY
- Not-for-profit Organizations: United Way of Long Island - advancing the common good by investing in and developing programs that address Long Islander's critical needs in education, income/financial stability and health
- Special Innovation Award: St. Catherine's of Siena Medical Center - not-for-profit community hospital, senior housing facility and medical office facility
This year's show sponsor is Amneal Pharmaceuticals. Other award and event sponsors to date include: Albrecht, Viggiano, Zureck & Company; Bi-County Mailing; Business Asset Furniture; Communication Strategy Group; Crest Hollow Country Club; Design Audio Visual (DAV); Factxback.com Websites & Video; Farrell Fritz, PC; Fuoco Group; Grassi & Co.; H2M Architects & Engineers; Newsday; People's Alliance Federal Credit Union (PAFCU); Ping Media Inc.; Newsday; Stony Brook University College of Business; Stony Brook University; The Kensington Company; and VAI.
Past winners and finalists include: Allstate Insurance; Clear Vision Optical; Community Development Corp.; EAC, Inc., H2M; mindSHIFT Technologies; Middle Country Public Library, Stalco Construction and VAI, Inc.
Those interested in attending the luncheon, or companies interested in becoming sponsors, should visit http://bit.ly/hia-li-baa-event-2012 or contact Alicia Figueras at HIA-LI at firstname.lastname@example.org or 631-543-5355.
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.
Arthur Germain, Communication Strategy Group, for HIA-LI
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