10th ANNUAL

AWARD CEREMONY

The 10th Annual Long Island Imagine Awards was held Tuesday, April 26, 2022.

The 10th Annual Long Island Imagine Awards was held as an in-person event for almost 400 guests with an online livestream of the program on Tuesday, April 26, 2022. This gala event was created to offer formal acknowledgement to some of Long Island’s most effective and innovative nonprofit organizations. Over 150 nonprofit applications were submitted to win $5,000 grants in each of five categories: Innovation, Leadership Excellence, Rising Star, Social Impact and Arts and Culture, and an additional $3,000 Fan Favorite award and $1,000 participant choice award. Of this pool of worthy applicants, 20 were selected as finalists and one in each category was announced as the winner.

OUR FOUNDER

Ken Cerini

Ken Cerini, CPA, CFP, FABFA

Managing Partner

OUR EMCEE

Doug Geed

Anchor

Judges

Winners Videos

EVENT PHOTOS

FINALISTS

CERINI & ASSOCIATES SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD

Backstretch Employee Service Team of NY

EPIC Long Island

Options for Community Living, Inc.

YES Community Counseling Center

CERTILMAN BALIN LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE AWARD

Kathryn Nastri, LCSW, Executive Director – Harmony Heights

Aimee Terzulli, Director of Education – Long Island Children’s Museum

John Castellano, Attorney in Charge and Director of the Mercy Advocacy Program – Mercy Haven, Inc.

Charles Evdos, Executive Director – RISE Life Services

THE CLAIRE FRIEDLANDER ARTS & CULTURE AWARD

Bay Street Theater

Gold Coast Arts Center & International Film Festival

Teatro Experimental Yerbabruja Inc.

The Eglevsky Ballet

FLUSHING BANK INNOVATION AWARD

East End Food Institute

ELIJA Transitional Programs & Services (TPS)

Family Service League

The Viscardi Center

VANGUARD INSURANCE AGENCY RISING STAR AWARD

Andrew McMorris Foundation

Birthday Wishes of Long Island

Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck

Friends of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Suffolk

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