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From: David G.
Sent on: Sunday, July 31, 2011 6:57 AM

Hello everyone!!! Happy Sunday morning!!! Articles up, events up, LOTS of welcomes, LOTS of thanks, and despite it being the dog days of summer; LOTS of opportunities to ignite your business coming up!! Hope to see you @ MANHATTAN Lounge, looking forward to Gemelli’s, we’ll be back @ Kasey’s, Autumn Happenings/ Opportunities & LOTS more!!! If you’re looking to ignite your business; don’t count on politicians for anything, count on yourself!!!  Let’s get to it…

Hope To See You There!!! & FREE Networking Night
‘Honoring Ilana/ Supporting Little Hearts ♥’
Tuesday August 2,[masked]PM – 8PM
324 Sunrise Hwy, Rockville Centre, NY 11571 &  is proud to be teaming up with event sponsors Sue Balfe, C.O.E. - Hatsis Laser Vision -  -[masked], Camille Giardina & Juan Jara - [masked], Kristen A. Tkach - Tee Brokerage -[masked], Patricia Stack - Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. -[masked], Anthony McCabe - Genesis Creation -  -[masked],  Debbie Viola - Long Island’s #1 Artist - Custom Wall Finishes/  Murals - [masked] & United Northern Mortgage Banker’s, Ltd. -  Kevin Dayton –[masked] - Matthew Search –[masked]  for what should be a BIG TIME night of networking @ MANHATTAN Lounge!!! In addition to igniting business, we'll be raising awareness/ collecting supplies (movies, crayons & coloring books, new stuffed animals, new blankets) in Honor of Ilana for Little Hearts, Inc. - - a national organization providing support, education, resources, and hope to families affected by congenital heart defects.  Thanks to our sponsors for their support!!!  Thanks to MANHATTAN Lounge for their hospitality!!! Great people, great cause, delicious food, excellent networking, hope to see you there!!!

Let’s Make It A Great One!! & FREE Networking Night
 ‘Collecting School Supplies for Hope for Youth’
Wednesday August 10,[masked]PM – 8PM
Gemelli’s -
175 East Main Street
Babylon, NY & is looking forward to a BIG TIME night of Networking @ Gemelli’s -  Thanks to our event sponsors Michele Michael - MGM Islandwide Realty, Inc – -[masked],  James Walsh - Bethpage Federal Credit Union -[masked],  Genesis Creation's Anthony McCabe -  -[masked], Deirdrea Renwick - Advertising Distribution Services -  -[masked], Independent AFLAC Agent Daniel Tuttle -[masked], Shower Doors, Mirrors & Glass pro Rennie Gonzalez - OMG Shower Doors Inc. -  -[masked] & the one & only/ very talented artist Marketa Jefferson - - [masked] for their support/ making it possible!!! In addition to igniting business; we’ll be collecting school supplies for Hope for Youth -    Great people, great cause, delicious food, excellent networking, hope to see you there!!!

Igniting Business @ Kasey’s … & FREE Networking Night
Tuesday August 23,[masked]PM – 8PM
Kasey’s American Grill -
23 North Park Avenue
Rockville Centre, NY[masked] & is proud to team up with event sponsors The North Coast Financial Group - - [masked], Advantage Payroll Services -  - (800)[masked],  Svetlana Sobel, Esq. & Jeremy Poland, Esq. - Sobel Law Offices P.C. -   -[masked], Children’s Book Author Linda Maria Frank - Annie Tillery Mysteries -, Kevin M. Conlon - RAM Real Estate Solutions (516)[masked], Brian Lewis Jr. - Air Conditioning Services, Inc. -  -[masked], Foreclosure Specialist Ray DeLeo - RAD Marketing - [masked] & Ed Tammaro - H2 Only -  -[masked]  for what should be a  BIG TIME night of Networking @ Kasey’s -!!!  Thanks to our sponsors for their support!!! Thanks to Kasey’s for their hospitality!!! Hope to see you there!!!
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August 2011/ Articles Up…
Nothing better represents the building of our Long Island’s Business/ Community Network than the quality information provided by our & article contributors. This month we have welcome AHA’s  Patricia Schissel - ,  Teresa Ward - , Dr. Michael G. Giambertone – ,  Marie Cantone – Center for Wealth Preservation[masked], Michael Aharoni - Life’s Building Blocks - , Tricia Gonzalez - , Barbara Formica - , Eileen Lichtenstein - ,   Wine Experts David & Emily Margulis -  and Richie G!!! All info can be found @ & Thanks to all for your contributions!!!

Welcomes & Thanks!!! &  would like to welcome back/ thank  Anthony McCabe – Genesis Creations –, Insurance & Financial Services pro Kristen A. Tkach - Tee Brokerage -[masked] & Charles Razenson's -   3 .LI's!!! Joining Charles’s .LI’s, are Statewide Credit Services Corp’s -  -[masked] & The Berkman Law Firm’s -  - 516.331.1654. & is proud to represent the best!!! On the web, nothing say Long Island, like .LI!!!  

We’d also like to welcome our newest sponsors Jeffrey W. Berkman, Esq. - The Berkman Law Firm - -   -[masked], Heather Sanderson - HLS Expediting -[masked], Samuel First, D.D.S/ Merrick -[masked], Children's Book Author Linda Maria Frank  -  -[masked], Richard Montenegro, Jr. - Pinnacle Management Agency, Inc.- (888)[masked] x 12, Michael R. Kogan - Comprehensive Wealth Strategies, LLC -[masked], Ruben Giraldo - Strong Hands Cleaning Services -[masked], the team @ Tati & Ida's Homemade Bakery -  -[masked] & our friend's @ The Blue Lagoon - -[masked]-7619.

Anthony, Kristen, Charles, Statewide, Mr. Berkman, Heather, Doc, Linda, Richard, Mike, Ruben, our friends @ The Blue Lagoon and the team @ Tati & Ida’s, thank you for your business/ support!!! We appreciate the opportunity to network and promote your services!!!

Fall Happenings/ Opportunities…

Saturday September 24, 2011 - THE HUNT 2011!!! 
Last year's Hunt raised $26,000 for Cystic Fibrosis research! For more info please visit:  or contact Michele Michael – [masked]

Sunday, September 25, 2011 ~ 10-4:30 - THE OVER 50 FAIR @ THE MELVILLE MARRIOTT!!! VENDORS WANTED!!! SPEAKERS WANTED!!! Please contact Barbara Kaplan -[masked] - for details/ opportunities!!!

Wednesday, October 26,[masked]:30PM - LIASB 3rd Anniversary Celebration @ The Long Island Sheraton
Led by John Hill, the LIASB educates supports and fights for small business on Long Island!!! Their kickoff event and last year's anniversary were BIG TIME events, you can expect the same!!! For more info on attending, booths and sponsorship opportunities please contact John A. Hill -   -[masked] for details!!!

EXPOS YOUR BUSINESS/ NY Multicultural Business Expo @ Leonard's of Great Neck
Wednesday, November 2,[masked]PM – 9PM - Pre-show VIP Networking and Dinner Reception
Thursday, November 3,[masked]AM – 3PM - Multicultural Business Expo
For more info please visit for details!!!

Tuesday, November 8,[masked]AM - Trade Nassau/ LI Tradeshow @ The Chateau
Network with hundreds of exhibitors • Meet key decision makers and business leaders • Attend business seminars and panel discussions to learn about best business practices from industry experts. For more information/ vendor info, please visit  for details!!!

Monday November 21,[masked]PM - LI Fight for Charity @ The Hilton/ Melville!!!
The LI Fight for Charity is a BIG TIME Long Island event!!! The boxing matches are fun; and this event raises funds, awareness and spreads the word for various charities!!! For Volunteer, Sponsorship & Ticket Info visit  - (516)[masked]

Busy Week…

2nd Annual Pay-It-Forward Benefit
Sunday July 31,[masked]AM - 4PM
122 Buffalo Avenue
Freeport, NY

It's the 2nd Annual Pay-It-Forward Benefit!!! Car & Motorcycle Show, Children’s Games, Music, Raffles, Fun & LOTS more!!! Should be a great day!!! For more information, please call[masked]

Tuesday, August 2,[masked]AM
Imperial Diner
63 West Merrick Road
Freeport, NY

Hale Storm - puts together a quality networking breakfast @ The Imperial Diner, Freeport. They mean business ... Bring business cards, literature, product samples and leads (both business/ upcoming events) to share with the group. $15 for breakfast. This is a ONE per industry group, RSVP a must; please contact Sherri[masked] for details.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 2,[masked]:00 PM
Bayview Avenue Firehouse
35 Bayview Ave
Manhasset, NY 11030

Business Coach Jack Signorelli will be speaking @ The Manhasset Chamber!!! Jack's a pro; a Certified Business Coach, his career spanned 27 years in Corporate America, culminating as President of Konica Minolta. He'll be covering two topics: "How to Differentiate Your Business and Stand out from your Competitors" & "What is Your Unique Selling Proposition?” For more info/ details, please contact Jack Signorelli -  -[masked]-2936.

LIConnects Networking Lunch
Wednesday, August 3,[masked]:30 PM - 2:30PM
Hauppauge Palace Diner
RSVP a must!!! Contact Tiffany O’Reilly – –[masked]

Teammates Business Networking
Thursday August 4,[masked]AM - 12 Noon
American Red Cross in Nassau County
195 Willis Ave.
Mineola, NY 11501 

‘TEAMmates’ is a Networking Group created to help NYC/LI business owners. This group is a one per industry; $5 is paid by each attendee for meeting and 100% of the funds are donated to the American Red Cross of Nassau County. RSVP a must!!! Contact Salil Zaveri -  or call[masked] for details!

The Lunchbox Group/ Networking Lunch
Thursday, August 4,[masked]:15pm - 1:30pm
Happy Times Cafe
535 Broad Hollow Road (use north side entrance)
Melville, NY

The Lunchbox Group is off to a great start!!! This one per industry group gets together every other Thursday for a very informal but informative meeting over lunch. Its $12 per person includes lunch, RSVP a must!!! For more information please contact Bennet Gold - Gold Design & Graphics -  -[masked]-5960. Hope to see you there!!!

THURSDAY!!! - Networking Happy Hour @ Retro Lounge & Grill
Thursday August 4,[masked] - 8 pm -
Retro Lounge & Grill
10 Brooklyn Avenue, Freeport

It’s Thursday Networking Happy Hour @ Retro!!! Coordinated by Sandra McCarty -, delicious food prepared by Chef Nilka Hendricks ... Retro has become a networking hot spot!!! 2 for 1 drink special on selected drinks and FREE hors d’oeuvres. Hope to see you there!!!

Monte Carlo Night @ Lido Beach
Friday August 5,[masked]PM - 12PM
The Sands - 710 Lido Blvd. Lido Beach, NY

BUILD A HOUSE!!! Friday August 5, 2011, the LIBOR Nassau South Shore Chapter will be hosting Monte Carlo Night @ Lido Beach; supporting the "Anchor Building Fund" - $59 per person; cocktail hour, full dinner, open bar, great time; great cause!!! For more info please contact Camille Giardina - [masked]


More August Highlights…

The Fortune 52/ FREE Networking Night
Monday August 8,[masked]PM - 8PM
Tanger @ the Arches, Deer Park, NY

The quarterly Fortune 52 is a FREE event that honors dynamic Long Island women. Hosted by Beverly Fortune of the Long Island Press, you can expect a big crowd, good food and quality networking. RSVP a must!!! Please email Beverly Fortune - [address removed]   or call (516)[masked] to be added to the guest list.
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SM Business Solutions: FREE Seminar/ Networking Night
Monday August 8,[masked]PM
Retro Lounge & Grill   -
10 Brooklyn Avenue, Freeport

Sandra McCarty - SM Business Solutions LLC & Kenya White Present:  Supersize Your Business Using Social Media/ Top Ten Tools.  A night of quality info, a night of quality networking,  for more information please contact Sandra M. McCarty - SM Business Solutions LLC -  -[masked] for details!!!

Panera Bread/ West Babylon
Tuesday, August 9,[masked]AM
Panera Bread - 1025 West Montauk Highway, West Babylon
Sponsored by &

BNI Regional FREE Networking Event
Tuesday August 9,[masked]PM – 8PM
FOUR Food Studio & Cocktail Salon
515 Broad Hollow Road
Melville, NY 11747

Here’s a new one for you!!! It’s a BNI FREE Networking Night!!! Open to all, complimentary light buffet, half priced drinks, it should be a good one!!! Please contact Heidi Shaw- [address removed]   or visit -  for more information.

Long Island Entrepreneurs Meetup
Tuesday August 9, 2011 - 7PM-9:30PM
Residence Inn by Marriott
9 Gerhard Road
Plainview, NY 11803
COST: $10
Hosted by Yvonne Bisk! Wide variety of industries, always new faces, lots of enthusiastic entrepreneurs!!!   Bring a stack of your business cards! For details: -  

Long Island Advancement of Small Business Breakfast
" Networking Works"
Wednesday, August 10,[masked]AM
Adelphi University - 55 Kennedy Blvd, Hauppauge, NY
Founded by John Hill; the LIASB puts together informative, educational, quality events!!! This Month: “Networking Works”, presented by Rob Fishman.  It should be a great one!!!  Members: $25.00 Non-Members: $35.00 - For more info/ RSVP visit  or call[masked]

Whale of a Tale: Adventures for Young Readers
Friday August 12,[masked]PM – 8:30PM
Nassau Financial Federal Credit Union
Long Beach Rd, Oceanside

Children’s Book Author’s Linda Maria Frank - Annie Tillery Mysteries - & Karen Bonnet – Whale Island Stories -   will be the featured authors by Nassau Financial Federal Credit Union at their branch on Long Beach road in Oceanside. This is a family event; and will feature book readings, a nautical theme costume competition, games and treats. Please call Linda -[masked] for more information!

Freeport Business & Professional Group
Monday August 15,[masked]PM - 9PM
Retro Lounge & Grill -
10 Brooklyn Ave. Freeport, NY 11520

At the Freeport Business & Professional Group - , attendees exchange Business Cards, leads, referrals and strategies while discussing their individual interests, social issues and challenges in a shared, reciprocal, round table setting. . $15.00 – Discounted Price for Dinner per Attendee. Bring lots of Business Cards.   For more info/ RSVP please contact – Georgia Joseph-Grant – (516)[masked] – email: [address removed] for details!!!

LI CONNECTS 2011 SUMMER SOCIAL / Fundraiser for Angela's House
Wednesday, August[masked] ‎6:00PM
56th Fighter Group Restaurant

7160 Republic Airport
East Farmingdale, NY 11735

LI CONNECTS is a BIG TIME one per industry networking lunch group. On this night, it's a networking fundraiser supporting Angela's House - . Open to all!!! Raffles, gift baskets, gift certificates and door prizes!!! The event is only $20 per person and it includes a full on buffet and donation to Angela's House. For more information/ RSVP please contact Tiffany O’Reilly – –[masked]

THN's 2nd Anniversary Celebration
Wednesday, August 17,[masked]:00 PM – 9PM
Holiday Inn – Westbury –
369 Old Country Road
Carle Place, NY

It's THN's 2nd Anniversary Celebration.  Congratulations Maria!!!  The Hispanic Network does a great job working with bringing business & community together. It should be a fun night; with LOTS of quality networking! Members $40 / Non Members $60 for more info/ RSVP e-mail Maria at [address removed] or visit for details!!!

Melville Chamber "Business after Hours”
Thursday, August 18,[masked]PM-8PM
Holiday Inn - Plainview
215 Sunnyside Boulevard
Plainview, New York 11803

It’s the Melville Chamber’s – Business after Hours!!! Business networking is the process of establishing a mutually beneficial relationship with other business people and potential clients and/or customers. Join the Melville Chamber for a night of “Poolside COCKTAILS, Chocolate Tastings & CONVERSATIONS” @ The Holiday Inn!!! Members / FREE - Nonmembers/ $30.00 - Cash Bar / Complimentary Food - Please visit or call[masked] for more info!!!


Panera Bread/ West Babylon
Tuesday, August 23,[masked]AM
Panera Bread - 1025 West Montauk Highway, West Babylon
Sponsored by &

Cardinal Networking @ The Palace
Tuesday August 23,[masked]PM – 8PM
Carlyle at the Palace
1600 Round Swamp Rd.
Plainview, New York

The Cardinal Trade Group hosts Trade Shows across NYC & Long Island; and now they put together monthly networking events too!!! Bring your business cards, practice your elevator pitch, and get ready to network! Enjoy complimentary appetizers and drink specials! $20 with Pre-Registration - $25 at the door. For more information/ Register On-Line, visit for details!!!

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