"Are Architects Getting a Grasp on Green?'' is a seminar sponsored by the American Institute of Architects, Toledo Chapter. It begins at 10:45 a.m. tomorrow, followed by a joint meeting with Associated General Contractors of Northwest Ohio at the Toledo Hilton, 3100 Glendale Ave.
Speakers: Paul Goldsmith, AIA, and Wilfred Roudebush, Bowling Green State University. Seminar cost: $10/members, $25/guests; Meeting cost: free/members, $20/guests. Reservations: Paul Sullivan, 419-266-2733.
"Nailing the Pitch'' is the topic at the Association for Women in Communications meeting at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Diva Restaurant, 329 North Huron St.
Speaker: Linda Everhardt Kardux, Business Navigators and Women's Entrepreneurial Network. Cost: $16/members, $25/guests, first-time guests/$10. Reservations by tomorrow; Lori Golaszewski, 517-266-3491.
"The Value of IAAP'' is the topic at the Glass City Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals meeting at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Inverness Club, 4601 Dorr St. Speaker: Carrie Lowe, Columbia Gas of Ohio. Cost: $17.50. Reservations by Friday: Ginny Gulch, 419-530-7967.
American Society for Quality will meet at Pilkington North America's float-glass plant, 140 Dixie Hwy., Rossford, for a tour at 5:45 p.m. Oct. 20, then workshops at 7:30 p.m. at Owens Community College, 30335 Oregon Rd., Perrysburg Township.
Speakers: Jeff Hartzell, Benchmark Technologies, and Bruce Barth, Ford Motor Co. Reservations by Friday: 419-843-8299, ext. 268.
Women's Council of Realtors meets at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 20 at Brandywine Country Club, 6904 Salisbury Rd., Maumee. Cost: $14. Reservations by Oct. 18: Nancy Otley, 419-352-3521.
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