Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Main Street Executive Director Among 30 Outstanding Young Professionals on Long Island Recognized

At a ceremony on March 30, 2009, Oyster Bay Main Street Association Executive Director Isaac D. Kremer, was recognized as one of the leading 30 professionals under the age of 30 on Long Island.

Speaking of the honor, Main Street President Ellen Roché said: “We are very proud of Isaac in receiving this award and know that his good work will continue to foster revitalization in our community.”

Thirty recipients were selected to be honored by the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce. Each individual was selected and recognized for his or her outstanding commitment, unique talent and philanthropic spirit within Long Island’s business and civic communities.

Jim Kelly, Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce Chairman, further commented, “It is inspiring to see Long Island’s young talent and our future. These young people each set an example within our communities and will ultimately be an essential key to Long Island’s economic recovery.”

The 30 honorees included:
Doug Atkins / Forchelli, Curto, Crow, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Cohn, LLP
Lauren Bayles / Huntington Chamber of Commerce
Alex Borg / Borg & Borg Insurance
Rita Ciaffone / Fern’s Creative Thimble
Erin Colton / News 12 Long Island
Stephanie Condra / Splashes of Hope
Jennifer Enright / BAE Systems
Matthew Ferdon / Office of Assemblyman Andrew Raia
Laura Fisher / RSVP Events NY
Greg Galant / Sawhorse Media
Robert Harper / Farrell Fritz, PC
Nikki Hess / Party 105 Radio
Jason Kalmar / Tranquil Mayhem LLC
Kerri Kankula / Arch Dental of Huntington
Kanishka Kelshikar / Adelphi University
Isaac Kremer / Oyster Bay Main Street Association
Megan Lavery / Town of Huntington
Jennifer Lawrence / JVKellyGroup, Inc.
Cara Long / EKB Interiors/The Long Agency, PR
Chris Lopinto /
Joseph Maddalone / Entrepreneur
Kelly Manzer / The Safarik Group at Smith Barney
Caitlin Meuser / Walt Whitman High School
Susannah Mrazek / Town of Huntington
Nina Petraro Bastardi / Farrell Fritz, PC
Evan Proios / SC Community College
Andrew Rudister / Maxburst, Inc.
Genevieve Sloup / RSVP Events NY
Jourdan Urbach / Children Helping Children
Christina Walsh / Ameriprise Financial

Among the accomplishments Kremer felt proudest about and included in his application were working with community groups to raise over $25,000 for beautification efforts in the Hamlet; and last year having Oyster Bay named a Preserve America Community, making Oyster Bay eligible for $250,000 in federal funds for heritage tourism.

The Oyster Bay Main Street Association was started in 1999 with the mission “to create and promote a healthy economy and an attractive hamlet, while maintaining historic character and integrity.” Projects the organization has completed include sign and façade improvements, public space enhancement, and helping to promote sites and attractions in the historic Hamlet of Oyster Bay.

For more information or to become a member of the Oyster Bay Main Street Association, please visit or call (516) 922-6982.

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