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PremCom Corp., an Amherst information technology service provider, promoted Daniel O'Dea to vice president of sales. A major account manager with the company for nine years, O'Dea focused on banking, education and manufacturing markets for Buffalo area. He has more than 12 years of internet working and telecommunication experience and holds Cisco, Citrix and other manufacturing certifications for presales design and installation.

Desmon, Kohnstamm Tyrpak financial professional James J. Tyrpak qualified for the Million Dollar Round Table's Top of the Table.

American Express senior financial adviser Anthony Baldi was appointed to the company's President's Advisory Council, based on his superior performance and client service. He was invited to attend the annual conference in September in Switzerland. Baldi works out of his own office at 17 Limestone Drive, Suite 9, Williamsville.

Russell J. Gullo and Co. president Russell J. Gullo recently authored a manual titled "The ABC's of Real Estate Exchanges."

New England Financial, a Boston-based financial services company, honored Terrence Sprow for his outstanding sales management with an Agency Builder Award. Sprow is associated with The Compass Group in Williamsville.

Gentle Dentistry of East Aurora named Melissa Mahagan and Noreen Altenburg scheduling coordinators, Daniel Stovall dental assistant and Julia Renza hygienist.

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Jamestown Container Companies Lake Erie Region, which includes facilities in Warrensville Heights, Ohio and Falconer, N.Y., achieved ISO 9001-2000 quality standard certification. This certification applies to the design and manufacture of corrugated and related packaging products.

University Sports Medicine of Niagara, a practice for the treatment of orthopedic and sports-related conditions and injuries and affiliated with Memorial Medical Center, opened its fourth location recently at the Summit Healthplex in Wheatfield.

Univera Community Health's Family Health Plus, a safety net and health insurance product for adults, and PlusMed, a Medicaid HMO, are now available in Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua and Erie counties. Also, the health insurance provider has applied to expand PlusMed and Family Health Plus to Niagara County later this year.


Title: "Laminectomy suction and retraction device"

No.: 6,875,173

Inventors: Suddaby, Loubert (76 Tanglewood Dr., Orchard Park, NY 14127)

Date issued: April 5, 2005

Title: "Energy efficient control method for a manually regulated vehicle heating and air conditioning system"

No.: 6,874,574

Inventors: Forrest, Wayne Oliver (Gasport, NY); Scherer, Lawrence (North Tonawanda, NY); Alonge Jr., Nicholas Joseph (Tonawanda, NY); Keen, Elliott D. (Lockport, NY); Stoelting, James E. (Lockport, NY)

Assignee: Delphi Technologies, Inc. (Troy, MI)

Date issued: April 5, 2005.