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The Long Island Dining Alliance, a new trade group representing restaurants,  is seeking nominations for its Long Island Dining Hall of Fame.

The Bay Shore-based organization said restaurateurs "of long experience" in Nassau and Suffolk; and individuals who've made "longstanding contributions" to the Long Island restaurant and food-services industries, are candidates.

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Winners in the inaugural event will be announced at the organization's gathering on April 19 at Carlyle On the Green at Bethpage State Park.

Anyone can nominate a candidate. The submission should include the nominee's name, achievements and contact information for the nominee and the person putting forward the name. Submissions may be e-mailed by April 5 to halloffame@ourlida.org. For additional information, call 1-877-687-5432.