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‘The Greatest Giving On Earth’ Celebration

A musical celebration and fundraising charity event benefiting ACLD 

Presented by Petro Home Services

It certainly was “Showtime” at The Greatest Giving on Earth  Long Island Elite charity event held on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at Oheka Castle.  All proceeds from this spectacular event will support and benefit LIE’s 2018 Charity Partner—ACLD and their RewearAble program.

As always, this was not your typical charity event. The Victorian Era circus of The Greatest Showman was chosen as this year’s theme. Inspired by the imagination of P. T. Barnum, “The Greatest Showman” is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business. It tells the story of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.

Long Island Elite gives thanks to its presenting sponsor Petro Home Services for the The Greatest Giving on Earth” event. Their generosity made a tremendous impact on the evening and all 300 people who attended.

Guests traveled back in time to the turn of the century as a new form of entertainment broke out throughout the evening.  The curiosities and oddities of the world, usually hidden from public eye, came center stage and were celebrated. Performers of all kinds showcased their talents under the big top in the main ballroom of Oheka Castle…expressing their individuality through their art.

The evening included passed hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, a lavish display of food, Oheka Castle’s famous dessert room, live music, fun-filled entertainment and amazing raffles and prizes. Guests were encouraged to dress in the evening’s theme, and they didn’t disappoint.

The event was produced by DJS Events

Sponsors included: 

Petro Home Services (Presenting Sponsor), SkOUT Secure Intelligence (The Showman Sponsor), Event Journal (Journal Sponsor), Sir Speedy (Printing Sponsor), Competition INFINITY of Smithtown (Entertainment Sponsor), The Advance Group (Moving Sponsor), Broward Limousine (Transportation Sponsor), Cadillac (Transportation Sponsor), Chéz-zam Events (Décor and Entertainment Sponsor), Kashi (Sushi Sponsor), Pedestals (Floral Sponsor), Dan’s Hamptons Media (Media Sponsor), Live it Up (Media Sponsor), LIBN (Media Sponsor), Corbett PR (Marketing Sponsor), Progressive Marketing Group, Inc. (Marketing Sponsor), Cameron Advertising (Advertising Sponsor), Fat Guy Media (Technology Partner), Jon Waldman (Video Sponsor), in•put collection (Photography Sponsor), Marc Solomon Photography (Photography Sponsor), Paul Prince Photography (Photography Sponsor), Portnoy Messinger Pearl & Associates (Photo Booth Sponsor), Silverman Acampora, LLP (Photo Booth Sponsor), Anthony DeFranco Salon (Hair and Makeup Sponsor), North Fork Potato Chips (Goodie Bag Sponsor), Nutrish Mish (Goodie Bag Sponsors), Cancun Cards (Goodie Bag Sponsors), Paint Cosmetics (Makeup Sponsor), Dr. Kevin and Stacey Mullins (Trapeze Artist Sponsor), Pink Tie (Trapeze Artist Sponsor), Sterling National Bank (Trapeze Artist Sponsor), Newmark Knight Frank (Giant Sponsor), Webair (Giant Sponsor), Bank United (Snake Sponsor), Borg and Borg Insurance (Snake Charmer Sponsor), Franklin, Gringer & Cohen, P.C. (Snake Sponsor), Harmony (Snake Charmer Sponsor), Moritt Hock & Hamroff, LLP (Snake Charmer Sponsor), OutSource Your Books, LLC (Snake Charmer Sponsor), Radium Capital (Snake Charmer Sponsor), Wells Fargo (Snake Charmer Sponsor), Artie’s Collison (Stilt Walker), Certilman Balin (Stilt Walker Sponsor),  First Long Island Investors, LLC (Stilt Walker Sponsor), Wales Darby (Stilt Walker Sponsor), Taco Comfort Solutions (Stilt Walker Sponsor), Sandwire (Stilt Walker Sponsor), Fuller Lowenberg & Co., CPAs, P.C. (Stilt Walker Sponsor), The Hotaling Group (Stilt Walker Sponsor), Nutrish Mish (Stilt Walker Sponsor), STAR Industrial Service Co., (Stilt Walker Sponsor), Mass Mutual (Stilt Walker Sponsor), Cornerstone Capital Financing (Stilt Walker Sponsor), Extensis (Stilt Walker Sponsor), Molloy College (Tom Thumb Sponsorship), Penumbra, Inc. (Tom Thumb Sponsorship), LDI (Tom Thumb Sponsorship), Fuller Lowenberg & Co., CPAs, P.C. (Elephant Sponsor), Komon Bekelis, MD, (Elephant Sponsor), Thomas Killeen, ESQ. (Elephant Sponsor), Long Island Neurosurgical & Pain Specialists (Elephant Sponsor), Oceanside Dance Center (Elephant Sponsor), Oheka Castle (Elephant Sponsor), TCI Technologies (Elephant Sponsor), T&P Paper (Tiger Sponsor), The Icla da Silva Foundation (Horse Sponsor).

Long Island Elite honored: 

Company of the Year and Lead Presenter:
Petro Home Services

Contemporary Award:
Kimon Bekelils, MD
Chairman of Neurointerventional Services for Catholic Health Services of Long Island (CHSLI) and the Director of the Stroke and Brain Aneurysm Center of Excellence in Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center (GSHMC)

Employees of the Year:
Skout Secure Intelligence

For more information about The Greatest Giving on Earth benefiting ACLD, visit www.liegives.org