Weekly Feature

2010-05-06 / Business


KidBiz program returns to Buffalo State College

The Buffalo State College Small Business Development Center will hold its annual KidBiz program again in 2010. A morning training session called Get Ready for Kid- Biz will take place from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 8, at Buffalo State College in Bulger Communications Center, West. To be a part of Kid- Biz, children must attend the training session with their parent or guardian. KidBiz is a small-scale entrepreneurial and educational program for third-, fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders, which culminates in an open market along Elmwood Avenue and Bidwell Parkway. For more information, contact the Buffalo State Small Business Development Center at 878-4030.

Business leadership forum scheduled

Executive leaders of local companies are invited to attend a forum scheduled for 8:30 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 12, at the Burchfield Penny Art Center, 1300 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo. The forum is titled “Innovative Leadership - Strategies for Creating, Sustaining or Restarting Growth” and will include a panel discussion led by Paul McAfee, president and chief executive officer of eXubrio Group LLC. To register for the forum, visit the Web site www. businessleader shipforum.com, call Paul Herlan at 856-3300 or e-mail pherlan@lums dencpa.com.

Safety conference to discuss substance abuse

The 2010 Western New York Safety Conference will be held at 7:45 a.m. Wednesday, May 12, and Thursday, May 13, at the Holiday Inn Grand Island, 100 Whitehaven Road. The keynote speaker will be Robert Stutman, considered one of the nation’s top experts on drugs. Attendance costs $129 and includes lunch both days. The cost for students to attend the conference is $50. Vendor exhibits will be held on Thursday. To register for the event, visit www.wnysc.com and click on “Registration On-Line.”

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