2011-03-23 / Business

Business News

An employee wellness training session sponsored by the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo will be held from noon to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, March 24, at Wegmans Food Markets, 675 Alberta Drive, Amherst. The session is free, but space is limited. To register, call 851-4052 or e-mail beactive@city-buffalo.org.

Medaille College will present “Leadercast 2011: Voices of Change” from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, May 6, at 30 Wilson Road, Williamsville. The program will feature a teleconference of 10 of the world’s best leaders. Registration costs $50 until April 15. After the date, registration is $60. The event includes a continental breakfast and lunch. For more information, call 311-2099.

Wireless Internet service is now available for free at The Eagle House Restaurant, 5578 Main St., Williamsville. For more information about the restaurant, visit www.eaglehouseonline.com.

Bill Heussler, Steve Hunt and Robert Strell, all of Amherst, were recently elected directors of the Western New York chapter of the New York State Commercial Association of Realtors. The organization promotes the highest standards for commercial Realtors.

Matthew Holleran has been appointed managing director of Northwestern Mutual Financial Network’s Amherst office, 100 College Parkway, Suite 260. He has been associated with the company since 2002 and most recently served as managing director of its Syracuse office. Holleran’s responsibilities include recruiting and training financial representatives, managing the office and selling products. For more information about Northwestern Mutual, call the Amherst office at 626-4500.

HoganWillig, 2410 N. Forest Road, Suite 301, has four associates who have been admitted to the New York State Bar. Emily Cobb, Daniel Day, Katherine Markel and Jeffrey Novak will each begin their law practice with HoganWillig’s Litigation Department.

North Forest Office Space, a provider of upscale professional office space, has recently reconstructed its website, www.nforest.com. The site features d offers visitors virtual tours, available floor plans, and transparent pricing and lease information.

Sarah Joyce Genau, a graduate of Amherst Central High School, has been appointed to the Buffalo Prep board of directors. She earned a master’s degree in English from the University at Buffalo in 2005 and is employed as a communications specialist at Canisius College.

Edge Recruitment Alternatives Inc., a professional recruitment and retention firm in East Amherst, will celebrate its fifth anniversary on April 1. Founded in 2006 by Daniel Gestwick, the company delivers cost-effective approaches to recruitment to allow businesses to ensure complete coverage of the talent pool. For more information, call 639-1317 or visit www.erarecruitment.com.

Carolyn Birner of Amherst and Kathleen DeLaney of Williamsville have been named recipients of a 2011 Canisius College Dr. I. Joan Lorch Award. The honor is presented annually by the Women’s Studies Program at Canisius and recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to women on the campus.

Carmelo Scaccia of Williamsville is one of four 2011 inductees into Canisius High School’s Distinguished Alumni Hall of Honor. A 1947 graduate of the school, he is a retired senior vice president and chief financial officer of AM&A’s. He was inducted for his outstanding dedication to Jesuit education.

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