A free U.S. Small Business Administration loan seminar, open to anyone starting or running a small business, is at 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce, Suite 200 at 300 Madison Ave. downtown. Reservations, 419-243-8191.
The membership meeting of the Holland/Springfield Chamber of Commerce is 11:45 a.m. Thursday at Stone Oak Country Club, Springfield Township. Cost: $12. Speaker: Holly Kowalzck, certified tobacco treatment specialist and respiratory care practitioner at St. Luke's Hospital. Reservations by Wednesday, 419-865-2110 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
People interested in starting a food business can attend a workshop from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Agricultural Incubator Foundation, 13737 Middleton Pike, Bowling Green. Speaker: Shari Plimpton, with the Center for Innovative Food Technology. Cost: Free. Information, 419-823-3099.
A session on a government program that buys local products that use renewable agricultural or forestry materials is 8:30 a.m. to noon Feb. 26 at the Hilton Hotel Toledo, 3100 Glendale. The Center for Innovative Food Technology is sponsoring the session. Cost: Free. Registration, 419-534-3710, ext. 140.
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.