Business calendar: 8/18



■ The Toledo Board of Realtors announced that 147 members qualified for the board’s President Sale’s Club, which means they had at least $1 million in gross sales. The following 19 members were awarded the Pinnacle of Performance for having gross sales of $7.5 million: Joseph Belinski IV, Reichle Klein Group; Martin Gallagher, Reichle Klein Group; Ronald Jurgenson, Reichle Klein Group; Nancy Kabat, Welles Bowen, Realtors; Mark Kruse, the Danberry Co.; Victoria Luhring, the Danberry Co.; Robert P. Mack, Signature & Associates; Megan Malczewski, Signature & Associates, Joseph Mathias, RE/​MAX Preferred Associates; Michelle Nieman, the Danberry Co.; Walter A. Plath, Reichle Klein Group; Richard T. Prokup, the Danberry Co.; Harlan Reichle, Jr., Reichle Klein Group; Lynette Reichle, Reichle Klein Group; Craig Rush, Loss Realty Group; Jack Schroeder, RE/​MAX Preferred Associates; Peter Shawaker, Reichle Klein Group; Daryl Smith, RE/​MAX Central Group Inc., and Lance Tyo, RE/​MAX Preferred Associates.

■ Joy Pellek, a Toledo native, has been named director of sales and marketing at Green City Growers Cooperative in Cleveland, the nation's largest urban food production facility.

■ Laura Dosch has been named Assistant Vice President, Market Manager at the Perrysburg branch of Waterford Bank N.A. Ms. Dosch has 25 years’ experience in banking and financial management.

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■ The Toledo Minority Business Assistance Center will sponsor a seminar on state MBE/​EDGE certification from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday at the University of Toledo Computer Lab, 2750 E. Rocket Dr. Cost: $10. Registration:​events.

■ The Toledo Minority Business Assistance Center will present a seminar on how credit is used in a business and how to repair your credit if needed from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sept. 11 at Edison Plaza, 300 Madison, Room 813. Cost: $10. Registration:​events.

■ The 20 Under 40 Leadership recognition event will be held Sept. 26 at Fifth Third Center at One SeaGate. The 109 candidates will be recognized at a reception in the lobby, starting at 5:45 p.m. The 20 winners will be announced at 7 p.m. in the adjacent auditorium. Cost: $30 in advance at or $35 at the door.

■ The Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual golf outing Sept. 9 at Stone Oak Country Club, 100 Stone Oak Blvd., Holland. Cost: $90 for chamber members, $110 for others, includes picnic-style lunch. Registration:

■ The Defiance Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual meeting and awards banquet at 6 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Cost: $40. RSVP to by Sept. 6.

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