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Cool Gel ’n Cap Earns Prestigious National Award

Cool Gel ’n Cap Earns Prestigious National Award

Cool Gel ’n Cap, the unique first aid hat for toddlers and young children developed right here in Western New York, recently earned a 2012 Top Choice of the Year Award from Creative Child Magazine in the parenting aids category. 

The magazine’s national awards program is unique in that all products submitted for consideration in the competition are reviewed by parents, educators and professionals. Products are not reviewed by any one person; they are reviewed by many people — the very people who purchase them.

Bases Loaded to Host Card Grading Event

Bases Loaded to Host Card Grading Event

Bases Loaded Sports Collectibles, located at 794 French Road, Cheektowaga, will host a representative from Beckett Grading Services from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8.

Beckett Grading Services uses an easy-to-understand one- to 10-point grading scale to rate sports cards. Cards will be graded on four key categories: Centering, corners, edges and surface. Grades from each of these key categories will be considered in determining your card's final overall grade. Beckett also grades non-sports cards, photos, magazines, pocket schedules, gaming cards and tickets.

W.N.Y. Kidstock Rescheduled to Aug. 26

W.N.Y. Kidstock Rescheduled to Aug. 26

It’s a child’s dream come true – an event devoted to the activities, food and fun they love.

W.N.Y. Kidstock will be held from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, at Pautler’s Drive-In, 6343 Transit Road, Clarence.

The event will include bounce houses, obstacle courses, magicians, balloon animals, jugglers, field games and cartoon characters and more.

Admission tickets are $5 each and can be purchased at www.wnykidstock.com, while amusement tickets for the activities will be available on-site the day of the event. For a limited time, a family four pack of admission tickets is available on the website for $10.

For more information, visit the website or e-mail keith.prodigy16@gmail.com.

LML Photography Expanding Services in WNY

LML Photography Expanding Services in WNY

Lee Lulek, president of Century Printing of Williamsville, has announced the expansion of his photography business. LML Photography specializes in weddings, engagement portraits, corporate functions, portraits, family photos, sporting events, dance studio photos, special events and more.

Lulek, who has practiced photography in Western New York for more than a decade, is a graduate of Canisius High School and Canisius College. Examples of his work can be viewed at www.lml.smugmug.com.

Getzoni Agency, Nationwide Insurance Sponsor Coalition’s Showing of ‘Despicable Me’

Getzoni Agency, Nationwide Insurance Sponsor Coalition’s Showing of ‘Despicable Me’

Nationwide is on your side when it comes to supporting substance-free fun in Lancaster/Depew.

The Getzoni Agency - Nationwide Insurance will sponsor the Lancaster-Depew Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition’s second movie of the summer at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, at the Richard E. Pascucci Band Shell adjacent to the Lancaster Youth Bureau, 200 Oxford Ave.

“Despicable Me” will be shown as families enjoy free popcorn, and residents are invited to bring their blankets or lawn chairs. Giveaways and information stations also will be featured, while additional refreshments will be sold. Representatives with The Getzoni Agency will draw the winner of a 32-inch flat-screen television at the end of the night.

The rain date will be Wednesday, Aug. 29.

Cookie Expressions Launches Exciting New Website

Cookie Expressions Launches Exciting New Website

 

Cookie Expressions, a locally owned and operated business offering fresh and delicious cookie bouquets for any occasion, has launched a brand new website. Visitors to www.cookieexp.com will find the new site much easier to navigate. Exciting new technological advancements will also make the online ordering process much more efficient.

Established in 1983, the new website allows customers to shop for cookie bouquets by occasion, order from a wide variety of assorted cookie packages or place corporate orders, which can be customized to incorporate a company’s corporate logo or colors.

Cool Gel ’n Cap ‘A Blessing’ for Child with Dravet Syndrome

Cool Gel ’n Cap ‘A Blessing’ for Child with Dravet Syndrome

Cool Gel ’n Cap, the adorable plush hat developed in Elma, N.Y., that holds a cold or warm gel pack in place to soothe bumps, bruises, earaches and headaches, has found another unique use. And it has been an absolute blessing for one Ohio family.

Six-year-old Breanna Heck of Tiffin, Ohio, suffered her first seizure at just three months of age and was diagnosed with Dravet Syndrome at the age of three. Dravet Syndrome, according to the Dravet Syndrome Foundation, is a rare and catastrophic form of intractable epilepsy that begins in infancy. Initial seizures are most often prolonged events and in the second year of life other seizure types begin to emerge. Development remains on track initially, with plateaus and a progressive decline typically beginning in the second year of life.