Top 50 Women in Business Recognizes 2 LI Center Members

Launched in 2000, the Top 50 Women in Business program has recognized the Island’s top women professionals for business acumen, mentoring and community involvement. The program’s honorees are selected by a judging committee and represent the most influential women in business, government and the not-for-profit fields.       We are honored to share that LI Center member, Gina Carrara, will be among the 50 women honored on October 19th at the Crest Hollow. Congratulations Gina! Gina is the Director [...]

Accolades, Recognition and Women on the Move

Accolades & Recognition   LI Center board member Heidi Felix will be adding another accolade to her resume, as the Wantagh Chamber of Commerce bestows its “Business Person of the Year” award to Heidi at its annual awards ceremony, October 20 at Crest Hollow Country Club in Oyster Bay. Elected to the chamber’s board of directors as the second vice president and chairperson for membership relations last year, Heidi has also served as the chamber’s chairperson for its annual holiday [...]

Business not as usual

Mell Goldman, who runs Amityville-based remediation and restoration firm All Boro, Inc., had been in business for more than 15 years and was running a successful firm. But he didn’t have one thing that even the greenest start up typically has. “I never had a written business plan,” Goldman said. “Only in my head.” That changed three years ago when he enrolled in a free business education program funded by Goldman Sachs. The plan, which included the goal of [...]

On Our Island: Nonprofit highlights of the week

1 The Society of St. Vincent de Paul’s Golf Classic raised $90,000, with help from (from left) Tom Blasi, Maria Grasso, honoree Allen Brewer and Cathy DePasquale. 2 (From left) Ronald Bauer, David Daly, Katherine Heaviside and Neal Galloway accepted accolades during United Way of Long Island’s 2017 Live United Celebration Luncheon, which raised an unprecedented $670,000. 3 (From left) Allison Rosenzweig, Nancy Gilbert, Susan Lucci, Melissa Joan Hart, Ross Ellis and Fern Karhu took part in the Long Island Center for Business [...]

Wantagh Chamber of Commerce names NEFCU’s Heidi Felix “Citizen of the Year”

Credit Union’s Business Development Officer Also Awarded “Wantagh Citizen of the Year” By Local Paper   WESTBURY, NY – While looking forward to the New Year, Heidi Felix can’t help but be reminded how special 2015 was for her, as the Wantagh resident has just been honored with two annual awards for her civic and community service by the Wantagh Chamber of Commerce and the Wantagh Herald Citizen newspaper. Ms. Felix, a business development officer at the Westbury-based credit union NEFCU, will be named “Citizen of the Year” by the local chamber of commerce, January 14 at its annual meeting to be held at the Riviera at Massapequa. And this past week, her hometown newspaper also named her “Wantagh Person of the Year” for 2015. […]

Congratulations to 3 of our Board Members

3 of our Board Members were recognized as influential women in business on Long Island. Mary Hauptman, Anita Marco and Susan Helsinger were honored on December 3, 2015 at a Gala attended by over 600 people. […]