■ Ludovic Valette has been named global vice president of research and development at Owens-Illinois Inc. in Perrysburg. He was most recently with Dow Chemical Co.
■ Ann M. McCauley has been named a member of Eastman & Smith Ltd., a Toledo law firm. Her areas of expertise include estate planning, probate, and trust administration.
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■ Ric Herrold from the Better Business Bureau will discuss false advertising, misleading advertising, and scams on Thursday at the Waterville Area Chamber of Commerce’s monthly lunch at Kingston Residence of Perrysburg, 333 E. Boundary. Cost: $12 for members, $17 for nonmembers. Questions: 419-878-5188 or email@example.com.
■ The Holland/Springfield Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a 2013 Health Care Reform Seminar from 8 a.m. to noon on Friday at the Dwelling Place, 8201 Angola Rd. Issues to be discussed are how health care reform will affect small business, how to structure employee contributions, and HIPPA compliance. Cost: $25 for nonmembers. RSVP: Call the chamber at 419-865-2110 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
■ A workshop on the importance of planning for organizational success will be held Oct. 4 at Seed Coworking Offices, 25 S. St. Clair St., Toledo. Sponsored by BrandCore, a company specializing in brand and marketing development, the workshop is designed for entrepreneurs, nonprofits, established companies, and those just getting started. Cost: $199 per person, includes lunch and all materials. Discounts for early registration, students, and groups. Registration: www.destinationsworkshop.com. Information: email@example.com
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■ ZaZa Wood-Fired Pizza has opened at 3550 Executive Parkway.
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