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Wegmans has added curbside pickup at another store, 8270 Transit Road in Amherst. Customers can order and pay for groceries through the Instacart app, set a time to pick them up, then pull up to a designated spot and wait as an employee loads the groceries into their car. Groceries can also be ordered online at Instacart.com. Customers will receive a phone number to cal…

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Catholic Health has named William B. Pryor to the newly created role of chief administrative officer. Pryor will join Catholic Health from the Cape Fear Valley Health System in Fayetteville, N.C., where he has served as chief human resource officer for the past 10 years. The native of Washington, D.C., is expected to start his new job in early 2019. Pryor will overse…

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Catherine Braniecki played an essential role in developing and rolling out KeyBank's national community benefits plan, which has generated more than $290 million in investment in Western New York since launching in early 2017. Braniecki, Key's Northeast regional corporate responsibility officer, will retire Dec. 31. Kawanza Humphrey, who is Key's corporate responsibilit…

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An addictions recovery agency plans to turn a vacant dormitory in Buffalo that was used to treat AIDS patients into a transitional housing project. Buffalo-based Cazenovia Recovery Systems is converting the former Benedict House on Main Street into 23 affordable studio apartments and supportive services for individuals recovering from substance abuse addictions. It's…

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New York State gave licenses to operate at least 10 Buffalo area nursing homes in the last decade to new owners who had been fined for providing poor care to residents at other nursing homes. Advocates for nursing home residents say the state must do more to prevent nursing home owners providing low-quality care from buying more long-term care facilities. "It is a re…

Chief Executive Officer of The Chautauqua Center, Michael C. Pease received the Elizabeth H. Swain Memorial Award at the Community Health Center Association of New York State annual conference. The award honors a healthcare leader who has demonstrated a longstanding commitment to expanding access to high-quality, affordable, community-based primary and preventive care.

Rich Baseball Operations President and adjunct professor at Niagara University in the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Jonathan Dandes, was awarded the Caritas Medal by Niagara University. The award recognizes both his professional success and his continued commitment to service in the Western New York community.

Chautauqua Institution announced the appointment of Leland M. Lewis as general manager of Chautauqua Hotel Company, Inc., which includes the historic Athenaeum Hotel and all of the Institution’s dining and lodging services. As general manager, Lewis is responsible for all aspects of the Chautauqua Hotel Company’s operations

University at Buffalo School of Management Accounting majors Craig Adriaansen, Hannah Carboni, William Gaulin and Ben Makosy, won the Annual PwC Challenge, which tests accounting students’ critical-thinking, teamwork and presentation skills.

Tamara Rowh, M.S., R.D.N., C.D.N., R.Y.T., was named director of Nutrition Services at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. Rowh will confirm that dietary requirements are met for Memorial Medical Center patients; assess, diagnos, and treat nutrition related conditions; and oversee kitchen and Tenth Street Café operations at the medical center.

Steven E. Lipshultz, MD, Carman and Ann Adams Endowed Chair of Pediatric Research at Wayne State University School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital of Michigan, has been appointed the A. Conger Goodyear Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

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Merchants Insurance Group announced that Ginny Winkworth, customer experience lead, has been named as co-chair of the Customer Experience Work Group of the Agents Council for Technology, a program of the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America, a trade group for independent insurance agents.  

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Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD, deputy director of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine — a lifetime designation. The election of new members recognizes their outstanding professional achievements and commitment to service.

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Our Lady of Victory Homes of Charity’s Major Gifts and Planned Giving Department promotes Thomas C. Lajewski to Corporate and Foundation Giving Officer. In this newly created role, Lajewski will identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward the organization’s activities relating to private and corporate foundations.