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United Way of Long Island Named as Finalist in 7th Annual Long Island Imagine Awards

Long Island Imagine Awards Winners to Be Announced on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at the Crest Hollow Country Club

The Long Island Imagine Awards was created to offer formal acknowledgement to some of Long Island’s most effective and innovative nonprofit organizations. Last year’s event attracted over 400 attendees from the nonprofit and business communities and an even larger crowd is expected this year. 
Winners will be announced LIVE at the awards gala at the Crest Hollow Country Club on Tuesday, April 30 2019. Nominated organizations, their constituents and the Long Island business community are expected to attend.   
More than 170 entries were submitted for consideration in 5 categories, including Innovation, Leadership Excellence, Rising Star, Social Impact and Arts & Culture.  United Way of Long Island is one of four finalists in the Innovation category.
United Way of Long Island is paving the way for increased innovation in high-performance, energy efficient construction on Long Island. As demonstration home builders and educators in the housing industry, United Way provides veterans and individuals with special needs with attainable housing that uses state-of-the art, non-toxic materials to ensure superior health, safety and comfort. These nationally recognized award-winning homes produce energy by utilizing all of the latest technology, generating little to no energy bills.
United Way of Long Island’s E3 SmartBuild Training Center is the hub for healthy homes work and workforce development for young people and veterans who gain hands-on and advanced high-performance home-build training.
“We are honored to be recognized as innovators in the housing industry. Developing model homes that provide increased sustainability and financial stability of its residents is just one way United Way of Long Island is working to create a more stable region,” stated Theresa A. Regnante, President & CEO of United Way of Long Island. 
Finalists were chosen by Long Island business professionals during preliminary judging. Members of the Awards' Distinguished Judging Panel selected the Imagine Awards winners from among the Finalists during final judging.
“Being named a Finalist in The Long Island Imagine Awards is an important achievement,” said Ken Cerini, Founder of the Long Island Imagine Awards.  “It means that the Organization has been identified as a leader on Long Island, exhibiting impactful and innovative operations.  Congratulations to all of the Finalists on their achievement.”
Details about Long Island Imagine Awards and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at
About The Imagine Awards
The Imagine Awards was created in 2012 by Managing Partner, Ken Cerini of Cerini & Associates, LLP.  Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Imagine Awards recognize outstanding performances in the Long Island Community.  Learn more about the Imagine Awards, visit