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On the Record / June 19, 2015

Hires/Promotions/Honors

Grand Island Professional Women’s Chapter, New York State Women elected Diane Dinsmore president for 2015-16. Other officers: vice president, Bev Kinney; secretaries, Carol Golyski and Sheila Benoit; and treasurer, Jan Lydon. Also, the annual Effective Leadership Award for Women in Business was presented to Terry Collins, president of Maroon Technology of Grand Island.

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The Fredonia College Foundation re-elected Michael Schiavone to its board of directors. Schiavone is chairman of the Business and Corporate Practice Area at Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria. He previously served on the foundation board from 2004 to 2012 and was chairman of the board from 2010 to 2011.

Company Connections

Buffalo’s Sandhill Investment Management, was ranked at 40 by CNBC on its second annual list of Top 100 Fee-Only Wealth Management Firms. Sandhill’s rapid growth was a major contributor to the ranking. The firm primarily serves local executives, business owners, families, endowments and foundations.

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The Chautauqua Lake KOA at 5652 Thumb Road in Dewittville recently became a KOA Holiday. The Chautauqua Lake KOA received the 2015 President’s Award, as well as the prestigious 2015 KOA Founder’s Award for achieving world-class service scores from camping guests.

Contributing

The Westermeier Martin dental practice will host “Dentistry from the Heart,” a day of free dental care for the community. Low-income individuals can come to the offices at 950 Main St. in East Aurora on Friday for free basic dental care. Services will be provided from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. on a walk-in basis. Those wishing to be seen should arrive early. Last year, Westermeier Martin provided services to 105 individuals. Children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Patents

Title: Vacuum metalized plating stylus

No.: 9,035,921

Inventors: Laurienzo, Dominic (Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.); Lopusnak, Rip (Reseda, Calif.); McFarland, Trina (Orchard Park); Lee Chi Wai, Dennis (Hong Kong, China)

Assignee: JAKKS Pacific (Malibu, Calif.)

Date issued: May 19, 2015

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Title: Method and apparatus for the non-invasive sensing of glucose in a human subject

No.: 9,037,206

Inventors: Grata, Jeremy (Indiana, Pa.); Pitsakis, Michael N. (Amherst)

Assignee: Dominion Assets (Potomac Falls, Va.)

Date issued: May 19, 2015

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