■ Neal Gregory has joined IntelliShop, a national market research company headquartered in Perrysburg, as the director of marketing.
■ Beckett & Raeder Inc., a landscape architecture, planning, civil engineering, and environmental services firm based in Ann Arbor and with an office in Toledo, has received a Merit Award for Landscape Design from the Michigan Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects for the firm’s River Raisin Heritage Corridor East Master Plan. The award was presented at a recent ceremony in Lansing.
Business Achievements, with news of management promotions, corporate board appointments, and awards, runs each week. Send announcements by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax to 419-724-6147. Write “Business Achievements” in the message field.
■ The Toledo Club Toastmasters will meet at 7 a.m. Friday on the fifth floor of the Toledo Club, 235 14th St. Cost: Free. Questions: Call Germano Bressan at 419-249-6309.
■ Bill Dodd will discuss new apple production techniques and a new apple variety called EverCrisp at the Northwest Ohio Ag-Business Breakfast Forum, 8-9:30 a.m. Oct. 17 at the Agricultural Incubator Foundation, 13737 Middleton Pike, Bowling Green. Mr. Dodd is director of the Ohio Apples Marketing Program, president of the Ohio Fruit Growers Marketing Association, and owner of Hillcrest Orchards in Amherst, Ohio. Cost: $10, includes breakfast. Reservations: Recommended at email@example.com.
■ Dave Lersch from Miller Bros. Construction will discuss Technology In The Field at the monthly meeting of the Northwest Ohio Chapter of the Construction Financial Management Association, at noon Oct. 17 at Brandywine Country Club. Cost: Free for members, $20 for guests. RSVP by Oct. 14 at http://nwohio.cfma.org or by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
■ EPIC Toledo, 20 Under 40, and Leadership Toledo will host Board Fair: Engage, Inspire & Involve, an event designed to recruit young professionals for local nonprofit boards, on Oct. 16 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Toledo Club, 235 14th St. Cost: Free. Registration at epictoledo.com. Questions: Contact Sara Swisher at email@example.com or call 419-243-8191.
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Listings include organizations, headquarters, and number of attendees expected as estimated by Destination Toledo:
■ Monday-Thursday: Cornerstone Church Heaven on Earth Conference, various properties, 500, regional.
■ Friday-Sunday: National Exchange Club Court of Honor Dedication, Hotel at UTMC, 30, national.