Seminars and classes
The Erie Community College Department of Workforce Development, "Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting," 9 a.m.-noon, South Campus, 4041 Southwestern Blvd., Orchard Park. Cost, $29. To register, call 851-1800.
International Steel Group (ISG) promoted Christopher R. Richards to operations manager for the Lackawanna Finishing and Coating Division. Most recently division manager -- quality assurance, logistics and customer service, Richards joined Bethlehem Steel Corp. in Lackawanna in 1989.
The Western New York Technology Development Center, a Buffalo consulting services provider, named David Hallett a manufacturing consultant. A graduate of the State University at Buffalo, Hallett previously owned Hallett Consulting.
The Pharmacists Society of the State of New York honored James R. Coppola with Wyeth Pharmaceuticals 2004 Bowl of Hygeia Award for outstanding community service recently. Coppola is the former owner of Getzville Pharmacy and is retired from Tops Markets Pharmacy. Currently, Coppola serves as a region representative for the PSSNY. Also, the society awarded Coppola the Honorary President's Recognition and Pin for his years of unswerving devotion, dedication and service to PSSNY and the profession.
West Herr Auto Group appointed Gary Gleba general counsel. Most recently a partner in the Buffalo office of Phillips Lytle, Gleba has advised West Herr as outside counsel for nearly a decade.
The Grand Island Town Board named Jerry Doane chairman of the Economic Development Advisory Board. Other officers are: Vice chairman, Roy Gerard, and secretary, Mary Sommer. Members are: John Bonora, Bev Kinney, Mike Heftka, Hank Carrol and Ted Bates.
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 the week of June 26-July 2:
5540 Clinton, Elma 14059
Filer(s): Albert Baker
75 Woodlee Ln., Grand Island 14072
Filer(s): William Wood
American Aerial Supply
178 Main St., Tonawanda 14150
Filer(s): Henry Seidel
11 Linwood Ave. 5J, Buffalo 14209
Filer(s): Kimberly Mesquito
135 Shadow Wood Dr., E Amherst 14051
Filer(s): Frank Diulus
Edward A. Rzadkiewicz
238 Wadsworth Ave., Tonawanda 14150
Filer(s): Edward Rzadkiewicz
Global K Construction
211 Wagner Ave., Sloan 14212
Filer(s): Christop Kowal
2121 Main St., Buffalo 14214
Filer(s): Grace Dimitroff
Filer(s): Michael Madia
58 Middlesex Rd., Depew 14043
Filer(s): Eric Welninski
M2 Career Services
4597 Shisler Rd., Clarence
Filer(s): Mark Millward
83 Lake Ave., Blasdell 14219
Filer(s): Timothy Gard
416 Baynes St., Buffalo 14213
Filer(s): Alexande Procyk
36 Belvoir Rd., Williamsville 14221
Filer(s): James Baldwin
Tranquility Hair Nail & Day Spa
3719 Union Rd., Cheektowaga 14225
Filer(s): Philip Vu
Wittman Media Group
Pob 1, Buffalo 14209
Filer(s): Dewitt Lee
The orthodontic office of Dr. Rebecca Falsafi has moved to a new location at 6161 Transit Road in East Amherst. Dr. Falsafi is also an assistant clinical professor in orthodontics at the State University at Buffalo.
The Orchard Park Chamber of Commerce announced that its latest Business Community Beautification Award went to Rider Frames & Gallery, owned by Ed and Lynn Rider. The award is given quarterly by the Chamber.
CXtec, the Syracuse-based company with offices in Buffalo, has been named in HR Magazine as among the top 50 Best Small & Medium Companies to Work For in America. CXtec ranked 11 out of 25 in the medium business category of the list, which recognizes companies that use smart people management strategies to develop a strong trust between employees and management. The announcements were made by the Society of Human Resource Management and were selected and ranked by the Great Place to Work Institute based on the results of a randomly distributed employee opinion survey.
Title: "Welding electrode with replaceable tip"
Inventors: Wile, Marvin (Cheektowaga); Warchocki, David (Tonawanda)
Assignee: Wilson Greatbatch Technologies Inc. (Clarence)
Date issued: July 13, 2004
Title: "Dual evaporator air conditioning system and method of use"
Inventors: Zheng, Jing (Williamsville); Kadle, Prasad Shripad (East Amherst)
Assignee: Delphi Technologies Inc. (Troy, Mich.)
Date issued: July 6, 2004