"Can anything be done today about this dangerous and harmful dependence on petroleum?" is the topic at the Technical Society of Toledo meeting at 11:45 a.m. Friday at the Toledo Club, Madison Avenue and 14th Street. Speaker: Sam Spofforth, Central Ohio Clean Fuels Coalition, Columbus. Cost: $20. Reservations: 419-530-3436.
"Pricing for Profitability,'' an informational seminar hosted by the Northwest Ohio Co-operative Kitchen, will be given from 6 to 8:30 p.m. March 8 at 13737 Middleton Pike, Bowling Green. Speakers: Pat Irmen, of Panera Bread, and Diane Rogers, of Syd & Diane's. Cost: $25. Reservations: Nancy Hansen, 419-534-3710, ext. 140.
"Forecasting 101'' is the topic at the ISM/NAPM National Association of Purchasing Management meeting at 5:30 p.m. March 10 at Tony Packo's, 1902 Front St. Speaker: Jimmy Simonte, Domino's Pizza. Cost: $25. Reservations: Rachel Simler, 419-353-0819.
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