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On the Record / October 7, 2008

>Hires/Promotions/Honors

Seevast Corp., formerly called Kanoodle, promoted Jaan Janes to president of business and product development and Jeff Kamikow to president of sales and operations. The pair is the new executive management team of the Amherst company, assuming all responsibilities of former CEO Lance Podell, who recently resigned to pursue other interests. Janes previously was the company's senior vice president of business development; Kamikow was vice president of sales. Seevast owns and operates online marketing services businesses and ad networks that drive sales, build brands and leverage core assets for its clients.

The Williamsville law firm O'Brien Boyd named John J. Flynn an associate attorney. Flynn received his undergraduate degree from Bowling Green State University and his law degree from the University at Buffalo School of Law. He currently serves as Town of Tonawanda town justice and is an acting Buffalo City Court judge. In addition, he is a commander in the United States Naval Reserves, Judge Advocate General's Corps, having previously taught at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

IPLogic Inc., a communications technology solution provider, named Michael Libassi manager of field engineers and Gregory Harvey audio visual specialist at its Buffalo office.

Podiatry Affiliates, with offices in Amherst, Buffalo and Niagara Falls, named Dr. Edward T. Fitzpatrick to its staff. Fitzpatrick, a graduate of Xavier University in Cincinnati and the Ohio College of Pediatric Medicine in Cleveland, most recently was employed by Kaiser Permanente in Springfield, Va. He will be joining Drs. David Davidson, Jeffrey Carrel, Kenneth Goldstein and David Perelstein.

Five Star Bank appointed Kimberly Frens manager and assistant vice president of the Henrietta Branch. She holds an associate's degree in business administration from Genesee Community College.

Williamsville prosthodontist Dr. Marshall Fagin presented to the Ken-Ton Chamber's SuccessNet Breakfast meeting, "A Mission, a Vision and a Smile Can Change Your Business and Your Life! Success and Smile Makeovers."

Network Task Group, a West Seneca-based communications company located at 3121 Clinton St., named John Rohe voice solutions manager and Al Repertorio senior account manager.

SBLI USA Mutual Life Insurance Co. President and CEO Vikki L. Pryor presented the seventh annual Marie Nesbitt Promise Prize award to Siana McLean, a second-year law student at the University at Buffalo School of Law, at the Minority Bar Association of Western New York's 26th Annual Awards and Scholarship Dinner.

Western New York Dental Group, a local dental group practice with private dental office locations in Buffalo and Rochester, appointed Drs. Sergiu Stoica, Amy Gallo, Jeremy DeBottis, Amy Dawli and Thomas Martin to its professional staff. All are graduates of the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine.

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>Company items

A-Turf, a synthetic turf field builder, introduced A-Turf Louisville Slugger -- a synthetic grass system specifically designed for baseball and softball. A-Turf is the exclusive synthetic surfacing partner of Game Time Sports Systems, which holds the licensing rights to the 124 year old, legendary Louisville Slugger brand. Based in Cheektowaga, the company specializes in the supply, installation, and administration of synthetic turf field projects.

Aerotek, an Hanover, Md.-headquartered provider of technical and engineering staffing services, recently opened a new office to serve the greater Buffalo area located at 200 John James Audubon Parkway, Suite 302 in Amherst.

Rand and Jones Enterprises Co., Buffalo, was awarded a $815,083 contract for maintenance, repair and alteration of real property by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome

Carleton Technologies, Orchard Park, was awarded a $40,250 contract for aircraft launching, landing and ground handling equipment by the U.S. Air Force Materiel Command's Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla.

SKF USA, Falconer, was awarded a $107,744 contract for unmounted antifriction bearings by the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala.

Truck-Lite, Falconer, was awarded a $187,987 contract for clearance light marker by the Defense Logistics Agency's Defense Supply Center, Richmond, Va.

Magic Marketing of Lockport was retained by Healthy Living Support Network of Williamsville to provide public relations consultation and representation. The wellness center was founded by Jennifer Baron to provide health wellness services and support, including nutrition counseling, education, cooking classes and exercise instruction.

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>Contributing

Tanning Bed recently presented a $3,834 check to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation from money raised through donations for customers who purchased paper sneakers.

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