The Ronald McDonald House Charities named Thomas P. Grogan to its board of directors. Grogan is a partner at the CPA firm Brock, Schechter & Polakoff. He received his bachelor’s degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and was admitted to partnership in 1987 at the firm.
The Child Advocacy Center of Niagara was awarded a five-year reaccreditation by the National Children’s Alliance, a national association and accrediting body for children’s advocacy centers across the country. The Child Advocacy Center of Niagara, a service of Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, was established in 1995 and has served 4,500 children and their family members.
NOCO was honored with a 2015 catalyst award for sustainability by CSP Magazine, an industry publication that covers the convenience and petroleum retailing. The award acknowledges leaders who facilitate a positive entrepreneurial spirit in the convenience store and retail petroleum industry. Within its newly constructed NOCO Express stores, environmentally friendly building technologies are utilized to reduce energy consumption.
Explore & More Children’s Museum received a $1 million capital gift from Delaware North for the Being Good Neighbors educational play zone in the new museum at Canalside, set to open in the second half of 2018. Explore & More Children’s Museum now is at 300 Gleed Ave., East Aurora.
Title: Mounting mat for exhaust gas treatment devices
Inventors: Kumar, Amit (Getzville)
Assignee: Unifrax I LLC (Tonawanda)
Date issued: Nov. 3, 2015