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Hires/Promotions/Honors

The Kenan Center in Lockport elected Eric W. Connor president of its board of governors. Connor is a certified financial planner at Connor Wealth Management. Other officers: First vice president, Jayne Walker Lloyd, Seneca Gaming Corp.; second vice president, Mark Jaekle, AstraZeneca LP; treasurer, Julie Coy, State Farm Insurance; and secretary, Wenda B. Behm, civic leader. Governors: Anthony L. Ceasor, Sun Orchard Fruit Co.; Morgan L. Jones Jr., Jones, Hogan, Brooks, LLP; Christopher Marra, M&T Bank; Mary Mullett-Flynn, Back of the Moon Watercolors; Thomas D. Murphy, Summit Group; Scott Peloza, Phillips Lytle; Karen Sawicz, Lake Country Pennysaver; Carol A. Walker, retired schoolteacher; Maureen T. Watz, Niagara County; and John P. Whitty, John P. Whitty & Co.

Company Connections

The law firm of Phillips Lytle received DuPont’s 2012 “Meeting the Challenge” award. The award, which demonstrates excellence in contributing to DuPont’s Legal Model, were given out at the company’s annual meeting, held at DuPont global headquarters in Wilmington, Del.

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Hanes Supply, Buffalo, was awarded a $9,641 federal contract for hoist slings from the U.S. Naval Supply Systems Command, Mechanicsburg, Pa..

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Moog Inc., East Aurora, was awarded a $120,900 federal contract for hydraulic azimuth servo valves from the Defense Logistics Agency’s Defense Supply Center, Columbus, Ohio.

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Fluid Handling, Cheektowaga, was awarded a $27,130 federal contract for fluid cooler core assemblies from the Defense Logistics Agency’s Defense Supply Center, Philadelphia.

Contributing

Colvin Cleaners has purchased 100 copies of Russell Salvatore’s book, “Well Done – From Skipping Class to First Class,” to raise money for Luna, the polar bear at the Buffalo Zoo. The proceeds from the sale of the 100 copies will go directly to the Buffalo Zoo. Additionally, Colvin Cleaners will resell the book to its customers and donate all of the money collected. Copies of the book are available at Colvin Cleaners, 2375 Elmwood Ave. in Kenmore.

Patents

Title: System and method for representation of target devices in a storage router

No.: 8,504,770

Inventors: Cuddihy, David J. (Hamburg); Kalisiak, Christopher M. (North Tonawanda); Snell, David A. (Youngstown)

Assignee: Atto Technology (Amherst)

Date issued: Aug. 6, 2013