Advanced Alarm named Aron Wild sales manager. Wild will focus on the company's core alarm business as well as its custom installation division, Advanced Home Theater.

Jaeckle Fleischmann & Mugel special counsel James Meagley this week presented a Continuing Legal Education seminar titled, "U.S. Immigration Overview for Non-Immigration Lawyers." The program was sponsored by the Erie Institute of Law and took place at the Bar Association of Erie County.

Five Star Bank appointed Yvonne D. Peck assistant vice president and branch manager at its Batavia West location on West Main Street. She is a graduate of Leadership Genesee and completed the Leadership Edge Program. Also, the bank appointed Kimberly A. Thompson assistant branch manager at the Batavia West location. She is part of the 2012 Leadership Genesee class.


>Company Connections

PCB Piezotronics, Depew, was awarded a $28,464 federal contract for sound measurement equipment from the U.S. Navy's Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

See's Candies, a holiday tradition for more than 90 years, recently opened a location in the Walden Galleria. The location will be open through Dec. 26.

Modern Charm Schools of Buffalo will host an open house from 6 to 8 p.m. on Nov. 29 at Mimi's Central Perk Café, 24 Central Ave. in Lancaster. Modern Charm Schools offers classes for children ages 7 to 11, teenage girls and adult women. For more information visit or call 498-8888.



Citizens Bank donated $50,000 to Local Initiatives Support Corp., People United for Sustainable Housing and Massachusetts Avenue Project.

The initiative is part of a West Side development project that supports green housing, neighborhood building, and access to healthy food for low-income neighborhoods.



Title: Meat-containing, strip-shaped food product and method of making same

No.: 8,309,157

Inventors: Ziemba, Paul (Lancaster); Lombard, Robert (Morris Plains, N.J.); Tham, Kenchu (Sparta, N.J.); Ni, Haitao (Morris Plains, N.J.); Levine, Harry (Morris Plains, N.J.)

Assignee: Del Monte Corporation (San Francisco)

Date issued: Nov. 13, 2012