Seminars and classes
The Buffalo Chapter of the Urban Financial Services Coalition, free "Bank On It" financial literacy class, 9 to 11 a.m., First Shiloh Baptist Church, 15 Pine St. Call Ellen, 841-7612.
Buffalo Niagara Partnership appointed James Galoppo, vice chairman and president Goodyear Dunlop Tires North American, and Alphonso O'Neil-White, president and CEO HealthNOW New York, to its board of directors.
KPMG, an audit, tax and advisory firm, named Deborah Kassirer, Jill Luo, Brian Szymanoski, Sandra Torrell and Cathy Ziemba associates in the firm's Buffalo office.
1st Priority Mortgage, a licensed mortgage banker, named Timothy Wrotny a loan officer in the West Seneca and Jamestown markets. A graduate of the University at Buffalo, Wrotny brings more than seven years experience in the mortgage and banking field.
Hodgson Russ partner Edward C. Northwood recently presented at the American Law Institute-American Bar Association international trust and estate planning program, "Cross-Border Canadian-U.S. Planning" in Toronto, The Canadian Bar Association 2004 Conference in Winnipeg, The American College of Trusts and Estate Counsel in Victoria, B.C., and the Society for Trust and Estate Practitioners Canada National Conference 2004 in Toronto. Northwood is in the firm's Estate and Trusts, General/International Tax and International/Cross-Border Practice Groups in the Toronto and Buffalo offices.
Hahn and Associates, a sales training and coaching company with an office in Amherst, appointed Katie Heintz marketing and client relations manager. A graduate of Nazareth College of Rochester, Heintz previously provided marketing support for TargetVision, a Rochester software communication company.
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 between Oct. 4-8:
Lois Sugar Enterprises
38 New Amsterdam Ave., Buffalo 14216
Filer(s): Lois Sugar
Maggie's Garden Early Childhood
203 Sanders Rd., Buffalo 14216
Filer(s): Lauren Forcucci
Merry Makers Floral & Party
7014 Waring Circle, Derby 14047
Filer(s): Mary Lafferty
4029 Willowdale Ave., Blasdell 14219
Filer(s): Michael Ring
6772 E Eden Rd., Hamburg 14075
Filer(s): Patricia Tielke
Most Valuable Photos
11 Peoria St., Buffalo 14207
Filer(s): Mark Mongielo
No Holds Barr Clothing
100 Central Park, Buffalo 14214
Filer(s): Terrence Gidney
Northwoods Vending Group
6342 Pin Cherry Court, East Amherst 14051
Filer(s): Juhree Polkowski
Primitives At Walnut Hollow
230 Knowlton Ave., Kenmore 14217
Filer(s): Susan Maline
Pure Balance Massage
112 Delton St., Tonawanda 14150
Filer(s): Emily Kamberaj
Urban Educator Supply Company
37 Wright Ave., Buffalo 14215
Filer(s): Hassan El-saddique
Western New York Honey
13678 Main Rd., Akron 14001
Filer(s): Lewis Tandy
Ziehm Real Estate
1693 Grand Island Blvd., Grand Island
Filer(s): David Ziehm
The Amherst Chamber of Commerce honored National Fuel Gas as the 2004 Business of the Year at its annual awards recently in recognition of the firm's commitment to the Buffalo Niagara region. Also honored were: Kanoodle.com, technology; Rural Metro Medical Services, health services; Univera Healthcare, community service; Pet Supplies Plus, retail; Carr Marketing Communications, family owned business.
The Bakos Agency, located at 1099 French Road in Cheektowaga, recently celebrated its 25th anniversary. The agency is owned and operated by Ronald and Christine Gluc.
The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority was honored with a First Place AdWheel Award from the American Public Transportation Association for the third consecutive year. The winning ad campaign featured a series of print ads pointing out the cost effective benefits of using Metro bus or rail as opposed to paying the ever increasing cost for gasoline.
More Wireless, a Sprint PCS Select retailer, recently opened a downtown location in the Brisbane Building at Main and Court streets joining the company's original store located in the Getzville Plaza in Amherst. Owners Jerry Hodson and Karen Misiak plan to open two more stores within the next year.
The High Falls Brewing Co. of Rochester was awarded a gold medal in the Vienna Style Lager category for its Genesee Red Lager and a bronze medal in the American Lager/Ale or Cream Ale division for Genesee Cream Ale at the Great American Beer Festival held in Denver recently.
Homewatch Caregivers of Erie County, a national home health care provider, opened its second office in New York state at 5500 Main Street in Williamsville.
The West Seneca office of RealtyUSA donated $3,000 to the United Way of Western New York. The money was raised through the agency's 14th annual Pumpkin Festival held on Oct. 9.
Title: "Cap for a block" No.: D497,399 Inventors: May, Jerry (Colden); Salmon, Robert W. (Buffalo); Snyder, Carol D. (East Aurora Assignee: Mattel Inc. (El Segundo, Calif.) Date issued: Oct. 19, 2004