Seminars and classes
* Network in Aging of Western New York, 24th annual meeting, 9 a.m.-2:15 p.m., Sheraton Four Points Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga. Registration 8:15. Topic: "The Puzzle of Incapacities: An Interdisciplinary Perspective." Cost $50 members; $65 nonmembers and $30 students. To register, 829-3712 or visit: www.NetworkInAging.com.
* Save-A-Lot holds a grand opening of its Central Park Plaza store.
* Homewatch Caregivers of Erie County, reception, 4:30-7 p.m., 5500 Main St., Williamsville.
* Villa Maria College Fall Visit Villa Night, 5-7:30 p.m., 240 Pine Ridge Road, Cheektowaga. Reservations, 896-0700, ext. 1805 or visit: www.villa.edu.
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra appointed John G. Horn to its board of trustees. Horn is a litigation associate with the Buffalo office of the law firm of Harter, Secrest and Emery.
RealtyUSA appointed Kirk Kubiak information technology specialist for the Buffalo Niagara region. Kubiak has more than 12 years of IT experience including Ingram Micro and Client Logic. He will be based in the firm's corporate headquarters at 910 Maple Road in Williamsville.
The law firm of Phillips Lytle was a sponsor at the PCIA Wireless Infrastructure Conference and Expo held recently in Dallas. Douglas W. Dimitroff, a partner in the firm, co-presented at the session titled "Collocation Essentials: Top 3 Regulations Impacting Collocation and How to Manage Them." Dimitroff concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial real estate and telecommunications law.
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. 12-15:
4890 Lakeshore Rd., Hamburg 14075
Filer(s): Michele Bullock
Bath N Body Naturals
185 Carl St., Buffalo 14215
Filer(s): Alicia Birdsong
9414 Transit Rd., E Amherst 14051
Filer(s): Yasmin Shah
Buffalo Computer Recyling
123 Hertle Ave., Buffalo 14207
Filer(s): Robert Rodler
33 Shoshone St., Buffalo 14214
Filer(s): Joseph Burgio
J H Racing
298 Joe McCarthy Dr. Apt #2, Amherst 14228
Filer(s): Jason Han
J S Janitorial Services
5455 Southwestern Blvd., Hamburg 14075
Filer(s): Jamie Sperduti
J&L Direct Enterprises
298 N Pleasant Pkwy., Cheektowaga 14206
Filer(s): John Rucinski
JJs Texas Hots
1285 Bailey Ave., Buffalo 14206
Filer(s): Jeffrey Martina
401 Eisenhower Ave., Angola 14006
Filer(s): Naomi Jacobs
Smith Variety Store
381 Smith St., Buffalo 14210
Filer(s): Yasser Elbanna
5860 Transit Rd., Depew 1`4043
Filer(s): Chen Song
Steam Pro Clean
319 Ensminger Rd., Tonawanda 14120
Filer(s): Aleksand Panasyuk
Sunny China King
9648 Transit Rd. Ste 150, East Amherst
Filer(s): Rui Lin
Take 5! Automated Refreshment
1022 Delaware Ave., Buffalo 14209
Filer(s): Perry Caldwell
Computer Task Group, the Buffalo-based provider of corporate computer services, was named the Best Outsourcing Solution winner at TechX New York, a multinational trade show held recently in New York City. CTG's entry was one of 17 competitive submissions, and features a case study about Lone Star Steel, a tubular products company located in Texas. Lone Star Steel is one of CTG's longest-runing and most successful client engagements.
The Partnership, an Amherst-based advertising, marketing, public relations and sales promotion firm, was awarded The Best Local Promotion Award by Pizza Hut at the Annual Fall Business Conference for Pizza Hut franchisees in Dallas recently. The agency was cited for the "Don't Be Chicken . . . Experience The Hottest Weekend in Buffalo" national sales promotion it developed to announce the launch of Buffalo Chicken Pizza.
Fred Prozeliak Antiques, Omega Sports Collectibles and Consignment Furniture Outlet have leased space at the Summit Park Mall in Wheatfield. The mall has more than 800,00 square feet and is anchored by Sears, The Bon-Ton, Toys R Us and the Krows Nest Family Fun Center.
Gospel Rejuvenation's USA recently launched The Lazarus Project of Western New York, an adoption resource for families that are planning an adoption and those who have gone through the process. Support meetings will begin in spring 2005 at the Gloria J. Parks Center in the University District. Jacob Brunson is founder and president of the organization.
Title: "Toy driving simulator"
Inventors: Brumagin, James G. (Angola, NY); Harris, Peter M. (Buffalo, NY); Smokowski, John T. (West Seneca, NY)
Assignee: Mattel, Inc. (El Segundo, CA)
Date issued: Oct. 19, 2004