Seminars and classes
The Buffalo Workforce Development Center, Advanced Access two-day training, 9 a.m.-noon, Mondays and Wednesday through Dec. 1, 3871 Harlem Road. Free. For information and registration, call 833-8546 or visit www.bwfdc.com. Visit the Web site to view additional scheduled trainings.
The Bar Association of Niagara County elected Thomas W. Scirto president for a one-year term. Scirto is a Lockport attorney in private practice and chief counsel for the Niagara County Department of Social Services. Other officers: Vice president, Laura Ann Kelley, assistant social services attorney for the Niagara County Department of Social Services and secretary/treasurer, Gina M. Guzman, managing attorney for the Western New York office of the Humpleby Law Office. Members: John M. Aversa, Patrick M. Balkin, Alfonso Marra Bax, Thomas J. Caserta Jr., Erin P. DeLabio, Morris L. Horwitz, Ronald A. Sutton and Ruth R. Wiseman. Chairs, Bench and Bar Committee, David C. Douglas and Rita Merino Hager.
Noonan and Jewell appointed W. Michael Cassell an associate at the Orchard Park accounting firm. Cassell graduated from the University at Buffalo School of Management and Niagara University and most recently was with Jaeckle Fleischmann and Mugel serving in law firm administration.
Volland Electric Equipment Corp., a rotating electrical apparatus repair and distribution company, appointed Rich DiChristina panel shop manager for its newly acquired Panel Manufacturing Division, Lang and Washburn. DiChristina was previously with Se-Mark Electric.
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 Nov. 8-12:
Caz Coffee Cafe
688 -690 Abbott Rd., Buffalo 14220
Filer(s): Deborah Clotfelter
8645 Old Lake Shore Rd., Angola 14006
Filer(s): Jason Saloman
Walden Galleria, Cheektowaga 14225
Filer(s): Megan Weaver
Component Quality Services
12638 Meahl Rd., Akron 14001
Filer(s): Will Shrock
108 Woodward Dr., West Seneca 14224
Filer(s): Paul Gill
2225 Northwood Dr., Williamsville 14221
Filer(s): Barbara Rascoe
4691 Clifton Pky., Hamburg 14075
Filer(s): Paul Kral
TLC Cleaning Services
168 North Seine Dr., Cheektowaga 14227
Filer(s): Daniel Moch
Tractio Master Safety
3909 Witmer Rd. Aste 186, Niagara Falls 143051244
Filer(s): Lou Barbesin
3184 Whitehaven Rd., Grand Island 14072
Filer(s): Ivan Valov
1308 Kenmore Ave., Buffalo 14216
Filer(s): Robyn Cannata
Millard Fillmore Gates Circle was designateded an "Energy Star" hospital by the Environmental Protection Agency. The Energy Star designation recognizes that the hospital has used technology and developed strategies to make it one of the most energy efficient hospitals in the country.
Penrose Design Studios was selected by A&E Architects of Billings Montanato create new concierge chandeliers and desk torchiers for the lobby of the historic Old Faithful Inn at Yellowstone National Park. The fixtures will be fabricated of steel, mica and art glass. This is part of ongoing renovations of the inn involving the Park Service, the inn's vendor, Xan Terra and A&E Architects. The Boston Hills lighting design studio produced lighting for the new Snow Lodge at Old Faithful in 1997, and currently is working on projects at Crater Lake, Grand View condos in Jackson Hole, Grand Canyon and a private lodge in Montana.
Tops Markets presented $8,000 to the Food Bank of Western New York for the purchase of 800 turkeys for needy families this Thanksgiving holiday. Also, Honeysuckle White, through its "More to Share" program donated an additional 200 turkeys.
Title: "Movable bathroom fixtures"
Inventors: Mullick; Abir (Williamsville, NY); Steinfeld; Edward (Amherst, NY); Kelley; Drew (Buffalo, NY)
Assignee: The Research Foundation of SUNY at Buffalo (Amherst, NY)
Date issued: November 23, 2004