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Amherst Chamber to Host Workshop on Crisis Communication Tips & Techniques

The Amherst Chamber of Commerce and special guest Stephen Bell of Eric Mower & Associates will present the informative workshop “Crisis Management and Social Media” on Friday, November 12, 2010 at the Amherst Chamber of Commerce, 350 Essjay Rd., Suite 200 in Williamsville.  Registration will start at 8:15 am and the workshop will begin promptly at 8:30 am.

“Crisis Management and Social Media” is the fifth presentation in the Chamber’s fall series of educational workshops.  Bell will provide an overview of why every business should have crisis management training and a crisis plan.  A carefully and successfully built reputation can crumble overnight from forces completely out of your control.  Bell will explain what you can do about it and how a crisis that brings your business to a standstill can be an opportunity for leadership and growth.  Attendees will also learn from Bell how social media tools can be used to your benefit in any situation.&n

Williamsville Primary Care Center Welcomes New Physician

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. -- Catholic Health Primary Care Services and Kenmore Mercy Hospital are pleased to welcome Jennifer Teeter, DO, of Lake View, NY, to the Williamsville Primary Care Center.

A longtime Western New York resident, Dr. Teeter is board-certified in Primary Care Sports Medicine and Family Practice. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Canisius College and her Medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Local Powerlifter is Training Other Athletes to Win

In his early teens, Steve Helmicki considered himself a bit of an undersized football player, which led him to begin training in his parents’ attic with a DP vinyl and sand weight set and a Bill Grant fitness manual. While countless other young athletes might have a similar story to tell, very few — if any — have ever taken it quite as far as Helmicki.

How to Make Your Car Last Forever: Auto Q&A with Tom Torbjornsen

Dear Tom,

I own a ’02 Ford Focus that came with one key when I bought it (used). When I went to get a second key made I was told that they couldn't make a key for it because it had a “transponder” and I would need to get one from a dealer. This is expensive! Is this absolutely necessary or is there another way to get a key?

Jan from Eagle, CO

Jan,

Dr. Robert Baker Co-Authors AAP Guidelines on Iron Deficiency in Children

Robert Baker, MD, PhD, FAAP, Medical Director, Digestive Diseases and Nutrition Center, Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo and member of the Executive Committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, co-authored an AAP report entitled, "Diagnosis and Prevention of Iron Deficiency and Iron-Deficiency Anemia in Infants and Young Children (0 –3 Years of Age).

This clinical report released at the recent National Conference & Exhibition of the AAP in San Francisco and sets AAP guidelines to increase iron intake in infants and children, and to improve screening methods.

Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital Women’s Board Presents $75,000 Donation at Fall Fashion Gala

Alice Russ, president, Millard Fillmore Suburban Women’s Board; Diane Kazmierczak, chair, fall fashion gala; Joyce Lynda, co-chair, fall fashion gala; Christopher Lane, president, Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital.

The Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital Women’s Board presented a $75,000 donation, completing a $250,000 pledge, to renovate the labor and delivery unit and women’s service area at the hospital. 

Alice P. Russ, Women’s Board President, presented the check to Christopher Lane, President of Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, at the hospital’s annual Fall Fashion Gala. 

Since its inception in 1962, the Woman’s Board has raised nearly $4 million for Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital.  The board’s fundraising efforts, include an annual golf tournament, fall fashion show, hospital gift shop, The Garden of Eat-in Café, art gallery sales and Baby Portraits. 

Amherst Applebee's Restaurant to Serve Free Meals to Kids on Halloween

Before the trick-or-treating begins, the Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar restaurant in Amherst, NY invites kids 10 and under to put on their costumes and enjoy a free meal on Halloween, Sunday, October 31.

On Halloween only, children can choose one free entrée from the following options on the Kids Menu:

  • Chicken Fingers
  • Mini Cheeseburger
  • Grilled Cheese Sandwich
  • Kraft®  Macaroni & Cheese
  • Fried Shrimp
  • Hot Dog

The meal also includes a choice of side dish and soft drink or juice.