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HIA-LI Announces Business Achievement Awards Winners

HIA-LI Announces Business Achievement Awards Winners

Five Leading Long Island-based Businesses Selected in Categories of Outstanding Large Business, Small Business, Rookie of the Year, Non-Profit and Innovation Winners to be Recognized at Gala Luncheon, Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at Crest Hollow Country Club

HAUPPAUGE, NEW YORK, AUGUST 16, 2010 – HIA-LI, the recognized voice for business on Long Island, is proud to announce the winning companies for its prestigious HIA-LI 17th Annual Business Achievement Awards competition. The winners are a diverse group of outstanding organizations representing large businesses, small businesses, rookie of the year, non-profits and innovation. Representatives from each of the winning organizations will receive a beautiful plaque bearing the HIA-LI logo during a gala luncheon event held at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY, 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM, Tuesday, September 13, 2011. More information about the awards event is available at:

“Each year, HIA-LI Business Achievement Awards recognize outstanding businesses for their creativity, successful business operations, corporate vision, industry leadership and other characteristics critical to developing a winning organization,” said Terri Alessi–Miceli, President of HIA-LI. “We believe that these businesses are among the best run companies in the world.”

Winners of the HIA-LI 17th Annual Business Achievement Awards are:

    • Large Businesses (100 or more employees): Amneal Pharmaceuticals, a generic drug manufacturer with manufacturing facilities in Hauppauge, NY
    • Small Businesses (less than 100 employees): Fuoco Group, an accounting and consulting organization headquartered in Hauppauge, NY
    • Rookie of the Year (companies that have been operating less than five years): Island Pro Digital, a printing and media fabrication company located in Islandia, NY
    • Non-profit Organizations: Make-a-Wish Foundation of Suffolk County, granting the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions; located in Ronkonkoma, NY
    • Special Innovation Award: NEFCU, a credit union serving Nassau and Suffolk Counties; headquartered in Westbury, NY

Award and event sponsors to date include: Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LP; Communication Strategy Group; ClearVision Optical, Inc.; Crest Hollow Country Club; DAV; Event Kings; Farrell Fritz; Fuoco Group; Girl Scouts of Suffolk County; Holzmacher, McLendon & Murrell, P.C. (H2M); Irwin Contracting Inc.; Long Island Cares, Inc. Newsday, People’s Alliance Federal Credit Union (PAFCU); Stalco Construction; Stony Brook University; Suffolk County National Bank; Verizon; and Vormittag (VAI), Inc.

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 or contact Alicia Figueras at HIA-LI at or 631-543-5355.

About HIA-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, and 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 or call 631-543-5355.

Arthur Germain, Communication Strategy Group, for HIA-LI 1-866-997-2424;

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