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On the Record / July 11, 2015

Hires/Promotions/Honors

Robitaille Relocation and Real Estate appointed Jodi Benson business development and community partnerships director. Benson will assist with relocation and corporate housing, community partnerships, industry trade shows and events, destination services and promotional marketing. She has 15 years’ experience in various positions in the hospitality industry.

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William Gillick, president of Homewatch Caregivers and founder of Gillick Advisors, recently presented on the topic of “Navigating the Economics of Aging and Healthcare,” at Colgate University’s Reunion College.

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Literacy New York Buffalo-Niagara, a provider of free, one-on-one adult and youth literacy services, elected Hon. Susan Eagan as board chairwoman. Eagan has served as a City Court Judge since 2011. Other officers: vice chairman, Adam Desmond, vice president, First Niagara Bank; treasurer, Jennifer Plail, CPA, Dopkins and Co.; and secretary, Martina Fern, vice president of development, Center for Inquiry.

Company Connections

Two Niagara-on-the-Lake hotel properties, Harbour House Hotel and Shaw Club Hotel and Spa, were recognized by Condé Nast Traveler magazine, a worldwide travel resource, as two of the Top 35 Hotels in Canada in 2014. The annual Reader’s Choice Awards is voted by more than 77,000 readers who ranked their favorite hotels on rooms, service, location, design, facilities and value.

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The Travel Team Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Rich Products Corp., commemorated its 25th year in business in June. A celebration took place in its newly remodeled Buffalo headquarters in the Tri-Main Building.

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Hodgson Russ’s business litigation, health, corporate and business law, and mergers and acquisitions practices were recognized in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, an annual referral guide that ranks law firms and attorneys based on in-depth research and interviews with clients, attorneys, and corporate counsel. Hodgson Russ was ranked among the top 13 law firms for health care law in New York State. Hodgson Russ partner Ellen Weissman is named a notable practitioner in the field.

Patents

Title: Method and apparatuses for screening

No.: 9,056,335

Inventors: Wojciechowski, Keith (Lakeview); Newman, Christian (Lakeview)

Assignee: Derrick Corp. (Buffalo)

Date issued: June 16, 2015