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Inview Vehicle Trim: A Lifesaving Idea Whose Time Has Come

Inview Vehicle Trim: A Lifesaving Idea Whose Time Has Come

By Tom Torbjornsen

Last year I had the good fortune to meet a businessman and inventor named Peter Gold. Peter is a very interesting person, having started the highly successful Gold Glass Group in a garage in 1994. He has the unique gift of seeing a need and delivering it to the end consumer, and he also understands marketing and how to communicate. He holds over 80 patents for glass moldings that virtually eliminated hundreds of glass molding applications. Gold retired from Gold Glass Group in 2009, leaving a multimillion dollar corporation to family members.

Brilliant minds do not stop when they retire from industry, and such is the case with Gold. One day he asked himself how he could use his knowledge and business experience to save lives. The result was Inview Vehicle Trim®.

Annunciation Church to Host Classes for Caregivers

Annunciation Church to Host Classes for Caregivers

The Church of the Annunciation, 7580 Clinton St., Elma, will host a six-week session of “Powerful Tools for Caregivers,” a national program which addresses the problems facing persons responsible for the needs of relatives or friends with physical and/or memory impairments. 

Each week, attendees will learn new ways to deal with stress, brainstorm solutions to common challenges, and receive information on available services to assist them in their caregiving role. Classes will take place from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Oct. 18 and will run through Nov. 22. A fee of $25 (paid by insurers Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Western New York and Independent Health for members) covers the cost of The Caregivers Helpbook. 

Buffalo State Recognizes Upward Bound Students

Ninety students from three Buffalo high schools just completed the academically focused Upward Bound residential program at Buffalo State. They will be recognized during the Upward Bound awards banquet on August 11 at 7:00 p.m. in the Campbell Student Union Social Hall.

Maureen Hoyler, president of the Council for Opportunity in Education (COE), will give the keynote address during the banquet. COE is a nonprofit organization that provides professional development, program improvement, and advocacy for nearly 2,800 federally funded college opportunity programs at almost 1,000 colleges and universities nationwide.

For years Hoyler has been a voice for low-income, first-generation students, and individuals with disabilities. As president, she oversees management of the Washington office and the fiscal affairs of the association while serving as the primary liaison between the association and Congress.  

Moslow Brothers Celebrates 100th Anniversary with Introduction of Buffalo-themed and Custom Products

Moslow Brothers Celebrates 100th Anniversary with Introduction of Buffalo-themed and Custom Products

Moslow Brothers, manufacturers of quality custom-crafted products for the award, recognition, engraving and gift industries, will celebrate 100 years of doing business in Buffalo in 2017. To celebrate their century long achievement, they are introducing a new line of Buffalo-themed items to their product list!

Located at 375 Norfolk Ave. in Buffalo, M.A. Moslow & Bro. Inc. was founded in Buffalo in 1917 by Martin Anthony Moslow, great-grandfather of current owner David Moslow. The business got its start manufacturing wood products for the U.S. Army during World War I. In 1930, David’s grandfather, Joseph Moslow, took over the company and began manufacturing wood furniture frames for another Buffalo-based business, the Kittinger Furniture Company. David’s father, Neal, guided the company into the awards and recognition industry in 1960.

Amelia Press Releases ‘Different or the Same?’ Children’s Book

Amelia Press Releases ‘Different or the Same?’ Children’s Book

Amelia Press, the children’s book division of No Frills Buffalo publishing company, has released “Different or the Same?” by local author and Orchard Park resident Kathleen Mancuso.

“Different or the Same?” is an amazing mix of what childhood brings. Young children will adore the beautiful, repetitive language that lends itself to an important message about diversity, through understanding differences. Illustrated by Monica Gartler, the book’s artwork is very unique! Loose, textural handling of the media lends itself well to the text, and the simplistic and repetitive text allows children to not only enjoy the book, but join in on the fun! The illustrations are soft, detailed and lifelike.

Mary Queen of Angels School Welcomes New Principal

Mary Queen of Angels School Welcomes New Principal

Kristen Hada, a resident of Cheektowaga, has been named principal at Mary Queen of Angels Regional Catholic School, 170 Rosewood Terrace, Cheektowaga.

A parishioner of St. Andrew Church in Sloan, Hada most recently served as assistant principal in the high school and elementary school of the Southwestern School District in Jamestown. Previously, she served as curriculum coordinator for the Cattaraugus Little Valley Central School District through Cattaraugus-Allegany BOCES, and as the response to intervention specialist and administrative intern (Pre-K-12th grade) for the Pioneer Central School District.

Challenge Gift Brings Jackson Falls Preserve One Step Closer to Reality

Challenge Gift Brings Jackson Falls Preserve One Step Closer to Reality

Last week, the Western New York Land Conservancy and Friends of Jackson Falls received notice of a $20,000 grant from the Gallogly Family Foundation to help save Jackson Falls in Aurora, N.Y., and turn it into a nature preserve. This grant is a challenge gift, which means the community must step up to match it, dollar for dollar, in order to for it be used towards creating the Jackson Falls Preserve. 

But there’s a twist: a single donor must match the entire $20,000 challenge gift. That donor will have one of five benches to be placed at the preserve named in their honor. As a special bonus, those five benches will be hand-crafted by Roycroft Renaissance Master Artisan Thomas Pafk, who is also a neighbor to the Jackson Falls property. Only two of those five benches are still available to donors of $20,000, so time is of the essence.