June 25, 2012
A Special Thanks To our Gala 2012 Supporters!
The Long Island Association held its Annual Awards Gala on May 18, 2012 at the Crest Hollow Country Club honoring individuals and companies who have contributed to making our region a better place to live and work.
This year's honorees were:
James H. Simons, Ph.D.
Founder, Renaissance Technologies LLC
Long Island Association Medal of Honor
Chairman and CEO, D'Addario & Company, Inc.
The Harry Chapin Humanitarian Award for Community Service
James L. Larocca
Commissioner, New York State Public Service Commission and former LIA President
LIA Lifetime Achievement Award
LIA President & CEO, Kevin S. Law greeting guests.
Guests enjoyed an elaborate cocktail reception and dinner along with an evening socializing and dancing to Ric Mango and his Orchestra.
A Special Thanks To our Major Supporters!
Cocktail Reception Entertainment
New York Community Bank Capital One Bank
Dessert Café Journal
Wells Fargo Bank CA Technologies
Photography/Audio Visual Décor
United Healthcare Stony Brook University
National Grid HSBC Bank
Floral Ambiance Advertising
Purolator International Motorola Solutions
Seating Guide Raffle
LIA Health Alliance EmblemHealth
Bethpage Federal Credit Union
Guests enjoyed fine wines at the Gala courtesy of
Peconic Bay Winery
Honorees with Sandy Chapin (bottom left); Seated: Jim D'Addario, Chairman & CEO, D'Addario & Company; Commissioner James L. Larocca, New York State Public Service Commission and former LIA President; Samuel L. Stanley, Jr., M.D., President of Stony Brook University accepting an award for James H. Simons, Ph.D., Founder Renaissance Technologies LLC. Standing: Kevin S. Law, LIA President & CEO, Msgr. Brian J. McNamara, Diocese of Rockville Centre; Kirk Kordeleski, LIA Chairman, President & CEO Bethpage Federal Credit Union; Frank Crivello, LIA Gala Chairman, Chief Operating & Marketing Officer, Storage Deluxe Realty.