The Bank of Akron named A. Irene Smith Clarence branch manager. Smith rejoined the bank with more than 12 years banking experience. She most recently served as a relationship banker with First Niagara.
Muggia and Associates attorney Frank C. Muggia recently gave the keynote address at the Liability Exposure in Veterinary Medicine conference in San Diego. Muggia, which has an office in Orchard Park, represents veterinarians across the country.
Superior Staffing Services president Lynne Marie Finn was named to the board of directors of Women Impacting Public Policy, a national bipartisan women's business group, for a three-year term.
Goldberg Segalla paralegal Tamara C. Bigford recently authored an article in the June/July 2007 issue of the National Paralegal Reporter titled, "E-mail Etiquette." Bigford is WNYPA's president and technology coordinator and its primary representative to the National Federation of Paralegal Associations.
Envision Leasing, a Williamsville broker of commercial equipment leases will lease computer equipment to Cyber Jocks, a networked video gaming facility located on Sheridan Drive in Amherst.
The Orchard Park Chamber of Commerce named M.A. Carr, 3716 N. Buffalo Road, a full service bridal salon, the recipient of the June Business Community Beautification Award.
CUBRC, an independent nonprofit research corporation affiliated with the University at Buffalo and the University Research Foundation, was recently awarded a contract from the Office of Naval Research worth approximately $2.8 million over 3 years. In addition to the contract award, CUBRC announced it has completed the process of amending its certificate of incorporation completing its legal name change to CUBRC Inc.
EberlIron Works, a family-owned business at 128 Sycamore St., recently introduced a Web site, www.orderonline.stairpans.com.
The Freewheelers Car Club presented $1,200 to the Child Advocacy Center of Niagara following the club's annual car show and silent auction at Page's Whistle Pig in the Town of Niagara.
Title: "Meat tenderizer"
Inventors: Deni, Leonard (Buffalo)
Date issued: July 3, 2007