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Cindi McEachon - March 2016 Women in Leadership Honoree

Cindi McEachon - March 2016 Women in Leadership Honoree

Cindi McEachon holds a special place in Western New York: she is the executive director of Peaceprints of WNY. Peaceprints of WNY has a haunted history – it was founded by the late Sister Karen Klimczak, SSJ in 1985 with the opening of HOPE House (a Home Of Positive Experience) on Sycamore Street in Buffalo.

Saturday, March 19, 2016/Author: Renee Cerullo/Number of views (916)/Comments (0)/
Inventions Made by Women: Wow! Who Knew?

Inventions Made by Women: Wow! Who Knew?

Compliments of Suzanne Kelly

Jump through time and take a look at all the truly amazing accomplishments these women have achieved. Wow! Who knew?

Wednesday, February 10, 2016/Author: Renee Cerullo/Number of views (1040)/Comments (0)/
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Marcia C. Brogan - February 2016 Women in Leadership Honoree

Marcia C. Brogan - February 2016 Women in Leadership Honoree

The Marcia C. Brogan Agency, LLC is a Certified Women Owned Enterprise (WBE) insurance agency that was incorporated in 2014. Marcia educates, empowers, and consults with businesses and personal clients in regards to all lines of personal and commercial insurance, life, and health. 

Thursday, February 04, 2016/Author: Renee Cerullo/Number of views (899)/Comments (0)/
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Makes Emotional Plea For Paid Family Leave

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Makes Emotional Plea For Paid Family Leave

On Wednesday, January 13, 2016, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo delivered his “State Of The State” address, in which he offered proposals for progress in New York.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016/Author: Renee Cerullo/Number of views (1119)/Comments (0)/
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Christine E.B. Howard - January 2016 Member Spotlight

Christine E.B. Howard - January 2016 Member Spotlight

Christine E.B. Howard is the owner of E.B. Howard Consulting (EBHC), a 100% Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB). EBHC is a consulting firm that provides full-service development (funding research, grant writing, and evaluation) for a variety of organizations across the nation.

Friday, January 15, 2016/Author: Renee Cerullo/Number of views (1021)/Comments (0)/
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Shannon Cody - January 2016 Women in Leadership Honoree

Shannon Cody - January 2016 Women in Leadership Honoree

Twenty-seven-year-old Shannon Cody’s renewal of a former Delaware Avenue florist’s shop has transformed Michael’s Floral Design into a charming boutique that has become a great addition to the small-town atmosphere in Kenmore.

Friday, January 15, 2016/Author: Renee Cerullo/Number of views (882)/Comments (0)/
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Zelalem Gemmeda - December 2015 Women in Leadership Honoree

Zelalem Gemmeda - December 2015 Women in Leadership Honoree

Zelalem was born and raised in Ethiopia but left because of political issues in her native country. She immigrated to Yemen, alone, when she was in her 20s, and lived in a refugee camp there, where she met her husband, a political refugee. She learned the language, and started to work in a restaurant, eventually opening her own successful restaurant with a number of employees. 

Friday, December 18, 2015/Author: Renee Cerullo/Number of views (1007)/Comments (0)/
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Kathleen Garvey - November 2015 Women in Leadership Honoree

Kathleen Garvey - November 2015 Women in Leadership Honoree

Kathleen started her career as a RN, working at Sister’s Hospital. She earned a Masters in Nursing and taught Nursing at University of Texas Health Science Center School of Nursing at Houston and, after she returned to Buffalo, at D’Youville College. 
Monday, November 09, 2015/Author: Renee Cerullo/Number of views (918)/Comments (0)/
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Natalie Brown - October 2015 Woman in Leadership Honoree

Natalie Brown - October 2015 Woman in Leadership Honoree

Natalie started renovating her North Tonawanda gallery space in May 2012, while she was studying art history and museum studies during graduate school at UB. Project 308 Gallery opened on August 16th 2012 and she hasn’t looked back since. The gallery hosts more than 40 exhibitions and events per year including an annual art festival each summer through the efforts of Natalie and her volunteers.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015/Author: Renee Cerullo/Number of views (1317)/Comments (0)/
Nicole Savage - Sept 2015 Woman in Leadership Honoree

Nicole Savage - Sept 2015 Woman in Leadership Honoree

Nicole took over her father’s business after his untimely death in 2007. A biologist, he was the sole owner and founder of the company, and left no succession plan or insurance that could have helped in this difficult situation. She had not been involved in Nature’s Way Environmental previously but felt it was important to preserve what he had built for the industry, the community, and the company’s employees.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015/Author: Renee Cerullo/Number of views (1549)/Comments (0)/
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