Ethics and Not-For-Profit Organizations is the topic of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Northwest Ohio Chapter, at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Toledo Club, Madison Avenue and 14th Street. Speaker: John Borell, assistant Lucas County prosecuting attorney. Cost: members $15, guests $20. Reservations: Lyn Cooke, 419-866-1931.
Big Ideas for Small Business Conference for entrepreneurs, small business owners, financial institution representatives, small business service providers, civic and community officials, and businesses offering minority procurement opportunities will be from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Dana Conference Center at the Hilton Hotel, 3110 Glendale Ave. Speakers: Melvin Gravely, Institute for Entrepreneurial Thinking, and Ohio Lt. Gov. Jennette Bradley. Cost: full day $35, half day $25. Registration: 800-433-1035.
Notice of business meetings must be received by The Blade 10 days before the event. Send items to Becky Baker, The Blade, P.O. Box 921, Toledo, Ohio 43697-0921, and write "Business Calendar" on the envelope.