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ON THE RECORD
FRIDAY, NOV. 5, 2004

Saturday's events
Seminars and classes

The Small Business Development Center at Buffalo State College, entrepreneurial training for veterans and active military personnel, 9 a.m.-noon, Buffalo State College, Butler Library, Room 210, 1300 Elmwood Ave. Cost $5. Call Joseph Giambra, 878-4030.

Hires/Promotions/Honors
1490 Enterprises Inc. honored Broderick J. Cason, marketing and business development manager at Lifetime Health Medical Group, with the Black Achievers Award. Cason is secretary of the Board of Trustees for the Pinnacle Charter School and chair of the board for the Urban Services Network. He also is a committee member of the Near East Side Health Task Force, AIDS Community Services and the Community Action Organization/Health Services Advisory Committee.

The Buffalo Chapter of SCORE named Tom Lorentz, Main Mobility; Mark C. Judd, Bidco Marine; Pamela Nowak, Payroll Solutions and Debra Haney, Sweet Jenny's, Clients of the Year and Bob Closs, Fetch Logistics, Among the Top 500 Fastest Growing Business in USA at its 40th anniversary celebration recently. Also, the chapter named Dionne Williamson, New Age Expression; Sandra DeVargas, OIA International and Adrian Petty, Reviews 2 Use, Scholarship Winners/WBC.

The National Republican Congressional Committee honored Raymond M. Goodrich, a long term care specialist with L&M Financial Services, with the 2004 Ronald Reagan Republican Gold Medal Award in recognition of his outstanding leadership in business, willingness to share his insight and expertise to forge a working partnership between business and government and for displaying a commitment to President Reagan's vision for an entrepreneurial America. L&M Financial Services is an Amherst-based financial planning and benefits program provider.

Business Names
DBA's, or "Doing Business As," are names reserved by people who are doing or plan to do business under names other than their own. The names are filed with the Erie County Clerk's Office.

These names were filed between Oct. 18-22:

Dominance Racing
256 Doris Dr., West Seneca 14224
Filer(s): Michael Flatt
Eflightworks
8616 Woodside Dr., Eden 14057
Filer(s): Eric Ohmit
Enchanted Journeys
6237 Heise Rd., Clarence Ctr 14032
Filer(s): Jill Nesselbeck
Enriching Life Resources
524 Longmeadow Rd., Amherst 14226
Filer(s): Karen Wythe
Hamilton Publications
82 Franklin St., Lackawanna 14218
Filer(s): Jonathan Carl
Happy Snacks
6440 Hamiltom Dr., Derby 14047
Filer(s): Timothy Gallagher
JLB Investigations
91 Theresa Dr., Cheektowaga
Filer(s): Jacqueli Balikowski
Joes Reliable Used Cars
549 Tonawanda St., Buffalo 14213
Filer(s): Joseph Maxwell
Pathans Enterprises
PO 454, Orchard Park 14127
Filer(s): John Hansgate
Peak Enterprises
2016 Dodge Rd., E Anherst 14051
Filer(s): Kevin Michael
Serenas Souvenirs & More
280 Grant St. Store, Buffalo 14213
Filer(s): Joann Gonzalez
Service Merchandising Systems
45 Sean Riley Court #2, Getzville 14068
Filer(s): Amy Murray
SJE Photography
10240 S Protection Rd., Chaffee 10240
Filer(s): Robert Murray
Speeddogtransit.net/speeddog
3840 East Robinson Rd #290, Amherst 14228
Filer(s): Brian Luke

Company items
Repp Construction of Orchard Park was recently awarded the Chrysalis Remodeler of the Year for the Northeastern United States and for New York State at the Chrysalis Awards for Remodeling Excellence. Criteria for the award are based on the awardees contributions to professionalism and ethics in the remodeling industry and support of community organizations, along with consistently providing exceptional customer service and craftsmanship. Repp also received the Project Award for Best Bathroom under $50,000.

The Book Market, a Knoxville, Tennessee-based discount bookseller, opened a temporary store at 4295 Transit Road in Williamsville, the former Jo-Ann Fabrics location in the Transitown Plaza.

COPC, an Amherst-headquartered authority on customer contact center and transaction processing services operations, was contracted by APAC Customer Services, a customer interactions solutions provider in Deerfield, Ill., to conduct a baseline assessment of its inbound customer service center in Tucson, Ariz.

Contributing
Niagara Mohawk, a National Grid company, awarded a $5,000 grant to Junior Achievement of Western New York to sponsor JA high school programs and special events. Also, the 3M Foundation awarded a $525 grant to the nonprofit economic education organization. The contributions will be used to help support JA's goal of reaching 15,000 K-12 students in local classrooms and after school program sites during 200 4/2 005.

Patents
Title: "Bottle"
No.: D497,809
Inventors: Fenton, Russell Rowan (Williamsville, NY); Goss, Elmer (Chuck) H. (East Amherst, NY)
Assignee: FWJ Plastic Packaging, Inc. (Getzville, NY) Date issued: Nov. 2, 2004

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