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The Community Kitchen Wins NU’s $10,000 Entrepreneurship Competition

The Community Kitchen Wins NU’s $10,000 Entrepreneurship Competition

The winner of Niagara University’s first-ever poverty-focused social entrepreneurship competition is The Community Kitchen.

The student team of Maggie Hempel, Mackenzie Kutzuba and Victoria Swider were chosen by a panel of esteemed guest judges Monday afternoon to gain access to up to $10,000 in startup funds as part ofEntrepreNU2015. The team will use the funds to commence implementation of its plan to provide food access and education to low-income residents in Niagara Falls.

The Resource Training Center joins the ‘One Text or Call Could Wreck It All’ campaign

The Resource Training Center joins the ‘One Text or Call Could Wreck It All’ campaign

 

In an effort to make our roads safer, The Resource Training Center in Amherst announced today that it has joined the “One Text or Call Could Wreck It All” campaign to stop distracted driving. Program Director Monica Farrar has pledged her support to help spread the message that distracted drivers are not only a danger to themselves, but everyone else on the road.  

Advanced Dental Extending Operation Whiter-Brighter Through April 1

Advanced Dental Extending Operation Whiter-Brighter Through April 1

Advanced Dental is extending its fundraising program for the 914th United States Air Force Reserve Base through April 1.

That is not an April Fools’ joke.

Due to the wintry weather, Dr. Stuart Weinstein, owner/operator of Advanced Dental, and his team want to offer another opportunity to anyone seeking to participate in the fundraiser for the local air base. Through Operation Whiter-Brighter, all proceeds from professional teeth whitenings at Advanced Dental are donated to the base’s Office of Family Support Services.

The offer is not restricted to current patients of Advanced Dental.

More than $3,600 was raised last year, the eighth year of the program. Since its inception, Operation Whiter-Brighter has raised thousands of dollars in support of families who have a service member overseas.

Advanced Dental is located at 9501 Niagara Falls Blvd. To schedule an appointment, please call (716) 297-1711.

American Diabetes Association Announces New Location for Tour de Cure®

American Diabetes Association Announces New Location for  Tour de Cure®

Popular cycling event shifts to Niagara Falls, NY’s Old Falls Street in 2015

 

The American Diabetes Association has announced a brand new location—downtown Niagara Falls, NY—for the site of its 2015 Tour de Cure® cycling event in support of the Stop Diabetes® movement. To celebrate this venue change announcement, ADA representatives and rider team captains were joined by corporate sponsors from Independent Health, Seneca Gaming Corporation, and General Motors for an off-season “training” session on the Ice Bikes of Buffalo at Canalside.

Daemen’s Advanced OMPT Program Progresses to Master’s Degree

Daemen’s Advanced OMPT Program Progresses to Master’s Degree

Daemen College’s Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy (OMPT) Fellowship Program, the only post-professional offering of its kind in New York State, has received State Department of Education approval to now be offered as a master’s degree.

Adhering to the rigorous academic and clinical requirements already established for the fellowship credential, the master-level program will offer licensed, experienced physical therapists training to develop advanced psychomotor and analytical skills in manual physical therapy, a growing specialization in the field.

“Transitioning OMPT to a master’s degree puts Daemen at the forefront of physical therapy education nationally and will help expand the network of specialists in this growing health care discipline,” said Daemen President Gary A. Olson.

Daemen Named Fit-Friendly Worksite by American Heart Association

Daemen Named Fit-Friendly Worksite by American Heart Association

Daemen College has been designated a Platinum Fit-Friendly Worksite, the highest level awarded, by the American Heart Association (AHA) for the college’s efforts to help employees eat better and be more physically active.

This is the second consecutive AHA distinction received by Daemen, which last year was named a Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite. The Fit-Friendly Worksites Program is intended as a catalyst for positive change in the American workforce by helping workplaces make their employees’ health and well-being a priority.

Master Of Healthcare Administration Program Coming To NU For Fall 2015

Master Of Healthcare Administration Program Coming To NU For Fall 2015

A new master’s program in healthcare administration is the latest addition to Niagara University’s repertoire of advanced degree options.