The Taste of Buffalo, presented by Tops Markets, recently elected Sue Hanzlian of RealtyUSA.com and 1st Priority Mortgage; Amber Hartman of Conestoga-Rovers and Associates; and Mark Reimann of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, to its board of directors for three-year terms.
The Western New York Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals named Benjamin Marchione of Buffalo State College as president of its 2012 board of directors. Other officers: past-president, Heather Filipowicz, WNY Women's Fund; vice president for professional advancement, Amy Johnson, Girl Scouts of Western New York; vice president for membership, Jeanmarie Cieslica, Canisius College; vice president for external relations, Lisa Roy, Buffalo Niagara Partnership; treasurer, David Greenman, Catholic Diocese of WNY; and secretary, Lisa Woodring, Meals on Wheels Foundation. Board members-at-large: James Bender, Hearts and Hands Faith in Action; Julie Berrigan, Buffalo Hearing and Speech Center; David Cristantello, Daemen College; Leslie Garcia, Nichols School; Kara Hite, American Red Cross, Greater Buffalo Chapter; Jeff Mendola, Mercy Flight of WNY; Colleen Miller, WNED; Kathleen Seibold, Villa Maria College; Linda Sroka, Shea's Performing Arts Center; Guy Tomassi, University at Buffalo; and Lynsey A. Zimdahl, Roswell Park Alliance Foundation.
A team of eight associates from the Fairfield Inn & Suites Buffalo-Airport hotel worked with Habitat for Humanity Buffalo to rehab a house at 35 Littlefield St. on the Buffalo-Cheektowaga border recently. The Fairfield Inn & Suites Buffalo team worked on various interior and exterior projects, including siding repair and wallpaper removal. The hotel is at 4271 Genesee St. in Cheektowaga.
Moog Inc., East Aurora, was awarded a $12 million federal contract and a $2.8 million federal contract for the repair of electro-mechanical actuators from the U.S. Naval Supply Systems Command, Philadelphia.
Central Gulf Lines, New York, was awarded a $4.8 million federal contract for an 80-day dry time charter from Hawaii from the U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command.
Towne Automotive Group recently presented a $16,000 check to Camp Good Days, a program headquartered in Mendon that provides support to children and families fighting cancer. The dealership matched the $8,000 raised at an auction held during its staff Christmas celebration.
Title: "Azeotrope-like composition of 2-chloro-1,1,1,2-tetrafluoropropane (HCFC-244bb) and hydrogen fluoride"
Inventors: Pham, Hang T. (Amherst); Singh, Rajiv R. (Getzville); Tung, HsuehSung (Getzville); Pokrovski, Konstantin A. (Orchard Park); Merkel, Daniel C. (West Seneca)
Assignee: Honeywell International (Morristown, N.J.)
Date issued: Dec. 6, 2011
Title: "Low shear mounting mat for pollution control devices"
Inventors: Beauharnois, Mark (Buffalo); Kumar, Amit (Getzville); Stahlman, Mark D. (Niagara Falls)
Assignee: Unifrax I LLC (Niagara Falls)
Date issued: Dec. 6, 2011