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SKM Group president Susan Kerrigan Meany was invited to Turkey by the leadership of ICOM, a worldwide network of independent advertising and marketing communications agencies, to participate in idea and planning efforts designed to attract tourism to Istanbul during 2010.
Dopkins and Co., Buffalo certified public accountants and consultants, promoted Matthew R. Gurney, Scott J. Payne and Amy E. Wesoloski to senior accountants in the general services department. Payne joined the firm in 2005 after graduating from Canisius with a bachelor's degree in accounting and accounting information systems. Gurney, also a Canisius College graduate, joined the firm after working at a Big Four firm. Wesoloski joined the firm in 2005. She earned a bachelor's degree in accounting and marketing from Daemen College.
MidCity Office Furniture in Buffalo named J. Suzan Ben outside sales representative. Ben, a prominent interior designer and educator locally for more than 20 years, most recently was an instructor in interior design at Villa Maria College. She is a graduate of Villa Maria and the University of Louisiana at Monroe.
Jeffrey M. Goldfarb and Associates, a financial advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, named Vinayagam Gunasekaran an associate analyst. He is a graduate of the University at Buffalo
Yancey's Fancy, New York's Artisan cheese company headquartered in Corfu, was named The Official Cheese of the National Buffalo Wing Festival. The company's Original Buffalo Wing Hot Sauce Cheddar will be the official cheese of the 2007 festival that will be held on Sept. 1-2 in Dunn Tire Park.
HealthSport, through its subsidiary Enlyten, recently released its second electrolyte SportStrip flavor, Vanilla-Berry, which is endorsed by Buffalo Sabres goaltender, Ryan Miller.
WNYSeniorCare.org, a regional online senior care assessment tool, was awarded the New York Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (NYAHSA) Innovation of the Year Award. The award recognizes programs that creatively promote care and services to the elderly.
Title: "Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system having a film valve and film for controlling air flow"
Inventors: Goupil Jr., Gerald M. (North Tonawanda); Comeaux, Christopher M. (Worcester, Mass.); Keese, Frank M. (Cambridge, N.Y.)
Assignee: Delphi Technologies (Troy, Mich.)
Date issued: July 3, 2007