Neighborhood Assistance Corp. of America, Home Buyers Workshop, 9:30 a.m., Knox Church, 2595 Elmwood Ave., Kenmore. Free. Call 834-6222 or (888) 302-NACA.
HomeFront Inc. and the Buffalo Niagara Association of Realtors Western New York Home Buyer Show, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Statler Towers, 107 Delaware Ave. Lenders, realtors, home ownership counselors, insurance representatives, appraisers, home inspectors will offer free seminars and information. Call 856-2952 or visit: www.homefrontbflo.org.
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The corporate staffing firm of DeBellis and Catherine Associates named Vince Morreale partner, resulting in the firm's new name, DeBellis Catherine and Morreale Corporate Staffing. Morreale served as a senior recruiter with the Williamsville firm for 13 years. It is located at 350 Essjay Road.
Consumer Credit Counseling of Buffalo appointed Pam Scotch director of agency operations. A University at Buffalo psychology graduate, Scotch previously was housing services manager at the YWCA of Western New York.
Hauptman-Woodward research scientist Andrew M. Gulick recently presented a seminar titled "Crystallographic and Functional Studies of the Multi-Domain Non-Ribosomal Peptide Synthetase Protein EntB," at the University of Maryland.
TVGA Consultants, an Elma-headquartered engineering firm, was selected by the United States Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, to complete a site survey at Cape May Point State Park in New Jersey.
Moog Inc., East Aurora was awarded a $458,845 contract for aircraft components and accessories by the U.S. Navy Naval Inventory Control Point, Philadelphia; MRC Bearings, Jamestown, was awarded a $337,644 contract for ball stack bearings by the U.S. Navy Naval Inventory Control Point, Philadelphia and a $35,481 contract for annualar ball bearings by the Defense Logistics Agency Defense Supply Center, Philadelphia; NanoDynamics, Buffalo, was awarded a $729,205 contract for low cost carbon nanotubes for infrared obscurants by the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. and Moog Inc., East Aurora, was awarded a $220,725 contract for servo-cylinders by the U.S. Air Force Material Command's Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla.
Title: "Portable hypoxic apparatus"
Inventors: McCombs, Norman R. (Tonawanda); Valvo, Michael R. (East Aurora)
Assignee: AirSep Corporation (Buffalo)
Date issued: March 14, 2006