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ON THE RECORD / TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2005

Wednesday's events

Seminars and classes

The World Trade Center Buffalo Niagara, "Establishing a Global Presence: International Web Marketing and Product Localization," 8-10 a.m., WTCBN Offices, 661 Delaware Ave. Speaker: Scott Bass, Advanced Language Translation. Cost $55. To register, call 852-7160.

SCORE, the U.S. Small Business Administration and Canisius Center at Amherst, "Creating a Winning Business Plan" workshop, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Canisius - Center at Amherst, 300 Corporate Parkway, Amherst. Cost, $35. Call 551-4301 or visit www.scorebuffalo.org.

The Women's Business Center at Canisius College, free orientation counseling session for current and potential small business owners, noon-1 p.m., Demerly Hall, Canisius College, 2365 Main St. Call 888-6650.

Hires/Promotions/Honors

The U.S. Department of Energy appointed John H. Swailes director at the West Valley Demonstration Project. Swailes joined the DOE in 2001 as assistant manager for Systems Requirements in the Department's Office of River Protection in Richland, Wash., and most recently was assistant manager for Tank Farms. He has more than 33 years of project management experience in environmental restoration, safety, design, operations, transportation and waste management in the nuclear industry.

The accounting firm of Buffamante Whipple Buttafaro promoted Joel McCann and Edward Bysiek to senior accountant at the Olean office.

The Travel Team, a corporate travel management company and subsidiary of Rich Products Corp., named H. Bud Rouleau senior travel consultant in the Executive Services Division and David Good national account manager. Rouleau recently retired from a 34-year career with US Airways, Buffalo Niagara International Airport, the last 25 years as customer service supervisor. Good is a 25-year veteran of US Airways including 10 years in corporate sales.

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center directors elected Don J. King chairman. King is chairman of the Polly King Art Gallery. Other officers: Vice chairman, James C. Roscetti, Roscetti and De Castro; secretary, Cynthia Bianco, Niagara Falls City School District, and treasurer, Charles G. Rader, IsleChem. Directors: Trudy Jackson, Seneca Nation of Indians Health Department; Dr. Khalid M. Khawar, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center; Betty Babanoury, Niagara Falls Public Library; Dr. Vijay Bojedla; Robert L. Bradley Jr., Harry F. Abate Elementary School; Ronald R. Campbell, Washington Mills Electro Minerals Corp.; Stephanie Williams Cowart, Niagara Falls Housing Authority; Dr. Mark D. Perry, NFMMC; Joseph A. Ruffolo, NFMMC and Margaret M. Toohey, Lewiston Insurance Agency.

Aspire of WNY, a programs and service provider for persons with developmental disabilities, appointed Mark Janulewicz to its board of directors. Janulewicz, a CPA, is senior tax manager for Lumsden and McCormick.

The law firm of Phillips Lytle appointed Esther G. Eagan an associate in the Corporate Department of its Buffalo office. Eagan, a University at Buffalo School of Law graduate, is a registered patent attorney and will focus on biotechnology and life science inventions as a member of the firm's Intellectual Property Practice Group.

Company items

Advanced Information Engineering Services of Buffalo was awarded a $1.83 million contract by the U.S. Air Force Material Command's Air Force Research Laboratory in Rome for research and development work; DRS EW and Network Systems of Buffalo was awarded an $84,545 contract by the U.S. Naval Inventory Control Point in Mechanicsburg, Pa. for circuit card assemblies; MRC Bearings of Jamestown was awarded a $34,460 contract by the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command in Redstone Arsenal, Ala. for unmounted antifriction bearings and ENSIL International Corp. in Lewiston was awarded a $53,394 contract by the U.S. Air Force Material Command's Ogden Air Logistics Center in Hill Air Force Base, Utah for radar set subassemblies.

TR Services, an integrated communications solutions provider, changed its name to TR Communications to reflect the company's new business strategy, which is focused on helping customers overcome communications challenges through a better understanding of their overall infrastructure, operations and technology needs.

Patents

Title: "Camera having user interface with verification display and color cast indicator"

No.: 6,870,567

Inventors: Funston, David L. (Batavia, NY); Parulski, Kenneth A. (Rochester, NY); Walker, Robert L. (Penfield, NY)

Assignee: Eastman Kodak Company (Rochester, NY)

Date issued: March 22, 2005

Title: "Beverageware"

No.: D503,072

Inventors: Norris, Daniel A. (Williamsville, NY); Lapsker, Ron (Maple, CA)

Assignee: Prosoft International, Inc. (St. Michael, BB)

Date issued: March 22, 2005