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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 17, 2004

Thursday's events
Professional groups

The Buffalo Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants, November meeting, 7:30 a.m., Marinaccio's Italian Restaurant, 5877 Main St., Williamsville. Speaker: Thomas Baker. Call Joe LaLonde, (585) 389-6110 or e-mail:

The New York State Commercial Association of Realtors, monthly breakfast meeting, 8:30 a.m., Amherst Holiday Inn, 1881 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst. Speaker: Thomas Keller, Developers Diversified Realty. Cost $10. Call 668-6875.

Niagara Frontier Section of the Air Waste Management Association, 5:30 p.m., Niagara Club, 24 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls. Program: Robert Knoer, "Great Lakes Water Diversion." Cost, $25 members; $28 nonmembers; $10 students; $20 sponsored nonmember guests. Call Mike Carlton, 282-2676, Ext. 208 or e-mail:

Seminars and classes

The Western New York Technology Development Center "Market Planning for Small Manufacturers" workshop, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., LCo Building, 726 Exchange St. Cost $200. Register, call 636-3626.

Sisters of Charity Hospital Nursing Job Fair, 9 a.m.-noon and 2-5 p.m., Marillac Room, 2157 Main St. Call 862-1934.

The Niagara County Community College Student Employment Center and Department of Student Activities Job Fair, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., NCCC, Main Cafeteria, 3111 Saunders Settlement Road, Sanborn. Visit: or call 614-6290.

The Western New York Industrial Relations Research Association, panel discussion, 5:30 p.m., Buffalo Convention Center, Room 101 B, 153 Franklin St. Topic: "Buffalo Control Board: One Year Later." Cost $22, advance; $25, door. Call Mary Barone 879-3553.

The Black Chamber of Commerce of Buffalo community business forum, 6:30-8 p.m., Delevan-Grider Community Center, 877 East Delavan Ave. Presentation: Dollars and Sense."


Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital appointed Kathy Gorski manager of Volunteer Services. Previously, Gorski was human resources assistant at the Amherst hospital.

Gross Shuman Brizdle and Gilfillan attorney Howard B. Cohen recently presented "The Practical Aspects of Supplementary Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage From A Plaintiff's Perspective" at Insurance Law in New York. A practicing attorney since 1983, Cohen is a frequent lecturer and the author of "Intervention of Declaratory Judgment Actions."

Parent Network of Western New York named Elizabeth R. Wright chairperson of the board of directors for 2004-2005. A graduate of the University at Buffalo School of Law, Wright is senior associate at the law firm of Bouvier Partnership, where she concentrates her practice in special education law and estate planning for persons with disabilities.

Business Names
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 Nov. 1-5:

Buffalo Niagara Home
19 Brantfor Pl., Buffalo 14222
Filer(s): Leah Eagan-stoddard
Butterfly Family Daycare
7046 Versailles Plank Rd., Derby 14047
Filer(s): Tammy Paszkiewicz
C&S Landscaping N Snow Removal
79 Niagara St., Tonawanda 14150
Filer(s): Jacqueli Vanderlip
Cafe Lviv
5870 Transit Rd., Depew 14043
Filer(s): Yevgeniy Popov
Carl & Bos Pizzeria
4779 Transit Rd. #12, Lancaster
Filer(s): Carl Aquila
JC Computer Service
222 Breckenridge, Buffalo 14213
Filer(s): John Constantin
Jeremy Ptak Services
128 Ellis Dr., West Falls
Filer(s): Jeremy Ptak
Jessica J Carroll Massage
1636 Bedell Rd., Grand Island 14072
Filer(s): Jessica Carroll
Junk Be Gone
8231 Clinton St., Elma 14059
Filer(s): Michael Argentieri
K&M Small Engine
8531 East Eden Rd., Eden 14057
Filer(s): Michael Persinger
Kimmies Day Care
329 Landon St., Buffalo 14211
Filer(s): Kim Wells-miller
Sam & Simon Distributing
40 Rosewood Terr., Cheektowaga 14225
Filer(s): Andre Middlebrooks
Sams Food Market
19 Wasson Ave., Lackawanna 14218
Filer(s): Saleh Alhadad
Shivm Express #2
877 Military Rd., Kenmore 14217
Filer(s): Ashok Mahna
Spa & Nail Studio
6840 Transit Rd., Amherst 14221
Filer(s): Anh Huynh
535 Milestrip Rd., Irving 14081
Filer(s): Jason Balestrieri
Spread The Word T Shirts
76 Duerstein St., Buffalo 14210
Filer(s): James Williams

Company items

The SKM Group received an ECHO award from the Direct Marketing Association at their international awards ceremony recently for The Heart Walk campaign. The agency's "Who will you walk for?" campaign became the number one fundraiser for the American Heart Association of Western New York in 2003.

Design For Industry a Cheektowaga exhibit and retail merchandising company, recently completed a new exhibit display for McCormick, a manufacturer, marketing and distributor of spices headquartered in Sparks, Md., to be used nationally for trade shows and vendor diversity fairs.


Title: "Flow cell clamp"

No.: 6,816,254

Inventors: Pastwik, Lawrence R. (Tonawanda, NY)

Assignee: Richert, Inc. (Depew, NY)

Date issued: Nov. 9, 2004