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Published: Saturday, 6/8/2013 - Updated: 1 year ago

Business notebook: 6/9

ACHIEVEMENTS

■ John Gallagher has been named vice president and market manager for Cumulus Media’s radio stations in the Toledo market. He replaces Matt Spaulding, who will move to the same role in Cumulus’ Ann Arbor market. Mr. Gallagher was previously vice president of sales for Cumulus stations in Kansas City.

■ PNC Financial Services Group has promoted Jeffrey Carevic to senior vice president and regional manager for Toledo. He will be responsible for PNC’s retail branch network in the Toledo market.

■ John T. Murray, Leslie O. Murray, and Michael J. Stewart of Murray & Murray Attorneys in Sandusky have been honored with the Public Interest Law Award at the Access to Justice Awards held by Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Legal Aid of Western Ohio, and the Toledo Bar Association Pro Bono Legal Services Program. The award was granted in recognition of their work in a case they brought to protect fundamental liberties of Hispanic farmworkers.

Business Achievements, with news of management promotions, corporate board appointments, and awards runs each week. Send announcements by email to business@theblade.com or by fax to 419-724-6147. Write “Business Achievements” in the message field.

CALENDAR

■ The Real Estate Investors Association meets at 6:30 Tuesday at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 4256 Secor Rd. Cost: Free.

■ The Toledo Area Business to Business Expo will be from 3-7 p.m. June 19 at The Pinnacle, 1772 Indian Wood Circle. Ninety exhibitors and more than 800 visitors are expected. Admission is free with submission of your business card at check-in. The event is for business owners to network, connect, and develop relationships. Advance registration is encouraged at 2013tab2bexpo.eventbrite.com.

■ Gary Cooper, chief operating officer of Oakwood, Ohio-based Cooper Farms, will discuss “Sustainable business practices in northwest Ohio” at the monthly Northwest Ohio Ag-Business Breakfast Forum, from 8-9:30 a.m. June 20. Cooper Farms supplies a variety of turkey, ham, and chicken products sold throughout North America. Location: Agricultural Incubator Foundation, 13737 Middleton Pike, near Bowling Green. Cost: $10 includes breakfast. Reservations: Encouraged at rsvp@ciftinnovation.org.

■ A free workshop for small-business owners will explain subcontracting opportunities available through Test Facilities, Operations, Maintenance, and Engineering, a NASA prime contractor responsible for the maintenance and operation of NASA’s Plum Brook Station in Sandusky. The workshop will be from 1-3 p.m. June 28 at the Ida Rupp Public Library, 310 Madison Street, Port Clinton. Seating is limited. Contact the Port Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce at 419-734-5503 to make a reservation.

■ The National Bank of Ohio will host its annual customer appreciation luncheon from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. June 28 at its offices in Oak Harbor, Curtice, Port Clinton, and Oregon. The bank is celebrating its 79th anniversary.

Notice of business meetings must be received by The Blade 10 days before the event. Send items by email to business@theblade.com or by fax to 419-724-6147. Write “Business Calendar” in the message field.

CONVENTIONS

Listings include organizations, headquarters and number of attendees expected as estimated by Destination Toledo:

■ Tuesday-Thursday: Ohio Association of Probate & Juvenile Court Judges, Maumee Bay Lodge, 250, state.

■ Thursday-Sunday: Fast Wizards Softball - Farley Memorial Fast Pitch Tournament, various properties, 1,800, regional.

■ Friday-Sunday: U.S. Specialty Sports Association Men's E State Baseball Tournament, various properties, 600, state.

■ Friday-Sunday: Ohio USBC Women's Bowling Association Tournament, Holiday Inn French Quarter, 400, state.

■ Friday-Sunday: Shammy Burt Annual Handicap Bowling Tournament, Holiday Inn Express Oregon, 400, regional.

■ Friday-Sunday: Wolves Tournaments — Battle of the Bats Baseball Tournament, various properties, 500, regional.



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