WNED Buffalo/Toronto, a bi-national public broadcaster, appointed Sarah Lucy Whitehouse Canadian Program Acquisition manager. Whitehouse will seek out programs and films for broadcast on WNED-TV, working out of the station's downtown Toronto office. She previously was with Corus Entertainment's The Documentary Channel.
Building Controls and Services, a Town of Tonawanda-based energy services and controls systems integrator, named Ira Nicodemus a sales engineer for its Rochester regional office. Previously with TAC, a subsidiary of Schneider Electric, Nicodemus is a graduate of Genesee Community College and Clarkson University.
Muscular Dystrophy Association directors, Tomas Holmlund, Dent Neurologic Institute in Amherst and Richard Cowan, Erie County Medical Center, attended the Muscular Dystrophy Association's National Clinic Directors' Conference in Las Vegas recently.
Kirisits and Associates, a Buffalo accounting, auditing and tax service, promoted Barbara E. Eggleston to grants manager.
SKM Group, a Depew marketing communications agency, was selected by PECO (formerly Pennsylvania Electric Co.), a Philadelphia-based electric and natural gas utility subsidiary of Exelon Corporation, to develop an integrated campaign targeting those who are eligible to participate in the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.
The Buffalo/Western New York chapter of the American Institute of Architects honored Joy Kuebler, founding principal of Joy Kuebler Landscape Architect, with the 2008 Joseph Siracuse Award. The award is given to an individual who has demonstrated the highest, most consistent and supportive professional relationship with the architectural community.
Peregrine's Landing Senior Community of Cheektowaga will celebrate its fifth anniversary at 6 p.m., Wednesday, February 18, 2009. Peregrine's Landing Senior Community is a not-for-profit enriched living assisted residence.
Title: "Energy generating expansion joint"
Inventors: Bradford, Paul (East Amherst); Pabst, Steve (East Amherst)
Assignee: Watson Borman Acme Corp. (Amherst)
Date issued: Feb. 10, 2009