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asap is Buffalo’s first recipient of a New York State AIA design award for commercial architecture

asap is Buffalo’s first recipient of a New York State AIA design award  for commercial architecture

asap/adam sokol architecture practice has been awarded the 2015 Design Award for Commercial/Industrial Large Architecture by the American Institute of Architects New York State for The Emperor Hotel Beijing Qianmen located in Beijing, China. asap is the first Buffalo, NY firm ever to win this award from AIA New York State.

“It’s an honor to be Buffalo’s first recipient of this statewide award for commercial architecture.  We hope to continue to contribute to Buffalo and Western New York while also developing our global profile,” said Adam Sokol, principal, asap. “The Emperor Hotel Beijing Qianmen was an ambitious design as it is organized not by spaces and circulation, but by emotions and dreams and not by materials and details, but by illusions and memories.”

Professor/Former Punk Rocker Pens ‘The Nihilist’ From No Frills Buffalo

Professor/Former Punk Rocker Pens ‘The Nihilist’ From No Frills Buffalo

 

“The Nihilist,” a philosophical novel by John Marmysz, is the latest release from publishing company No Frills Buffalo. 

Executive Rental Now Available in Hamburg

Executive Rental Now Available in Hamburg

 

A beautiful and fully furnished long- or short-term executive rental is now available in Hamburg! Conveniently located, this newly remodeled apartment offers two bedrooms, one bath, and sits on safe and quiet road.

Perfect for anyone relocating to the Buffalo area or a current Western New York resident looking for move-in ready, this apartment features basic cable, wifi, off-street parking, a large yard, new Lennox furnace (for lower heating bills), portable AC unit, 32-inch flatscreen TV, stylish furniture, kitchenware and much more. Smoking and pets are not permitted.

M.E.D.X Introduces Highly Secure Patient Health Information Communications System

M.E.D.X Introduces Highly Secure Patient Health Information Communications System

 

Western New York-based Mobile Encrypted Data Xchange (M.E.D.X) recently launched a HIPAA-compliant mobile app serving the healthcare industry. The product utilizes the latest advances in technical securities, encryption and device safeguards to ensure the highest levels of security while enhancing clinical decision-making and workflows within the healthcare system. 

WNY Civic Hackathon Powered By AT&T Set To Address Community Issues Through Technology

WNY Civic Hackathon Powered By AT&T Set To Address Community Issues Through Technology

AT&T, United Way of Buffalo & Erie County, University at Buffalo, dig Buffalo, InfoTech WNY and Buffalo Open Data partner to host a civic hackathon challenging teams to create innovative software and/or hardware solutions that will serve the community

 WNY Civic Hackathon powered by AT&T, the first ever daylong hackathon dedicated to solving local civic issues in the region, will challenge teams to face off to deliver the best civic technological solution in a 13 hour period for the following local issues; Housing/Property Blight, Transportation, and Advocacy/Public Policy. Cash prizes totaling $3,500 will be awarded, with a grand prize of $2,000, followed by a second place prize of $1,000 and $500 for third place. 

The Olear Team Plans Senior Seminar on Important Real Estate Topics

The Olear Team Plans Senior Seminar on Important Real Estate Topics

 

“Organizing and staging your home” is the topic of a senior seminar to be offered at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, by The Olear Team Inc. The event will take place in the MJ Peterson Real Estate offices located at 1244 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst.

“We offer downsizing seminars on a regular basis for the public, and we also have a special downsizing program specifically for caregivers,” said Michael Olear, lead broker with The Olear Team. “Our seminars can be catered to a variety of groups such as seniors, nonprofit organizations, women business owners or the general public.”

Catholic Charities of Buffalo Appoints Donor and Event Coordinator

Catholic Charities of Buffalo Appoints Donor and Event Coordinator

Catholic Charities of Buffalo has appointed Frank Andzik as Donor and Event Coordinator under its Appeal Department, which oversees the agency’s annual multi-million dollar fundraising campaign.

As donor and event coordinator, Andzik will serve as liaison to several key constituencies including the Appeal leadership team, Appeal Community Division, Catholic Relief Services, and Catholic Campaign for Human Development through various verbal and written communications, including presentations, letters, memos and required reports.

He will also oversee solicitation meetings and donor recognition events, as well as assist the Appeal Advancement Director in scheduling and prospect research of Major and Planned Gift prospects.

Andzik most recently was Director of Special Events, Public Relations and Development for Autism Services, Inc. before joining Catholic Charities. He holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Canisius College.