* Canisius College Graduate Business Programs of the Richard J. Wehle School of Business, Corporate Leadership seminar, 8-10:45 a.m., Canisius Center at Amherst, 300 Corporate Parkway. Free. Registration, 888-2140 or visit: www.canisius.edu/mba and click on Information Seminars.
* SCORE, the U.S. Small Business Administration and North Tonawanda Public Library, "Starting and Managing Your Business" workshop, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., North Tonawanda Public Library, 505 Meadow Drive, North Tonawanda. Cost, $25. Call 551-4301 or visit www.scorebuffalo.org.
* Niagara County Community College Small Business Development Center and Niagara County Center for Economic Development, free Local Government Programs for Small Business Owners, 9-11 a.m., HSBC Bank, 721 Center St., Lewiston. Registration, call 278-8760.
* The Women's Business Center at Canisius College, free "Business Planning" counseling session for current and potential small business owners, noon-1 p.m., Demerly Hall, Canisius College, 2365 Main St. Call 888-6650.
Lifetime Health Medical Group, a health care provider, named Cynthia L. Eberl director of marketing and public relations. Eberl, a Canisius College graduate, previously was the regional director of marketing services for Univera Healthcare's Western New York region.
Alfred University appointed Irene M. Moszer vice president for business and finance. Most recently, Moszer was vice president of finance and administration and chief financial officer for Pacific University in Forest Grove, Or. She will succeed Joyce Rausch who is retiring after a 20-year career with the university.
The Bank of America promoted Bernardo Ramos to government banking market executive for New York. He will remain in Albany, where he is a member of the bank's Capital Region/Hudson Valley Leadership Team. He is a business administration graduate from the University at Buffalo.
Cooper Compression a provider of centrifugal air compression and equipment products and services for manufacturing and process air, named Robert Belstadt Sr. financial analyst, Finance. Belstadt is a graduate of Canisius College.
J. Fitzgerald Group, a Lockport advertising and marketing agency, completed logo development work and designed promotional print advertising for the Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery and the Human Motion Institute at Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center in Lewiston. The agency also designed brochures for the center. In addition, the agency completed a series of research studies on customer perceptions about competitive products, forestry equipment comparisons and excavator industry research for LinkBelt, a Kentucky-based construction equipment manufacturer. Finally, the agency developed a Power Point presentation and brochure for the Erie Canal Flight of Five restoration campaign.
Enhanced Human Performance, a personal training facility, recently opened at 8672 Main Street in Clarence. The facility's hours are Monday through Saturday, 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. and is owned by Terrence Whiteside.
Flynn and Friends, a Buffalo advertising agency, developed marketing materials for Hilbert College's capital campaign, "First 50: The Campaign for Hilbert College," including the name, a logo, PowerPoint presentation, brochures and letterhead.
The Bon-Ton Stores Foundation, on behalf of the Bon-Ton Southgate location, recently awarded a $3,000 grant to Junior Achievement of Western New York to help support the JA "Success Skills" program, helping local students to develop skills needed to succeed in today's workplace.
Title: "Tire tread"
Inventors: Cullinan, Frank Xavier (Williamsville, NY); Diggins, John Joseph (Hamburg, NY); DiStasio, Carmen John (Grand Island, NY)
Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Akron, OH)
Date issued: April 5, 2005