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Published: Sunday, 7/15/2012

Business Notebook: 7-15

ACHIEVEMENTS

Patrice Powers-Barker has been named an extension educator for family and consumer services by the Lucas County office of the Ohio State University Extension Service. She has been with the office 13 years.

Business Achievements, with news of management promotions, corporate board appointments, and awards, runs each week. Send announcements by email to business@theblade.com or by fax to 419-724-6147. Write "Business Achievements" in the message field.

CALENDAR

First-Aid and CPR-AED training are to be offered Tuesday by the Safety Council of Northwest Ohio, a not-for-profit, nongovernmental, community-based safety resource at 8015 Rinker Pointe Ct., Northwood. Cost per session: $50 for nonmembers, $40 for members. Registration at www.scnwo.org.

"Idiopathic Injuries" will be the discussion topic at the Safety Council of Northwest Ohio's monthly Breakfast with the Experts meeting at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday at Central Park West banquet facility. The breakfast is open to the public. Cost: $35 for nonmembers, $25 for members. Information and registration at www.scnwo.org.

Dennis McMickens, president and chief executive of the Safety Council of Northwest Ohio, is to discuss Employer Responsibilities under the Occupational Safety & Health Administration act at the Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce's Lunch-N-Learn forum from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Wood County District Public Library, 251 North Main St., Bowling Green. Cost: $10 for chamber members, $20 for nonmembers. Reservations required by 5 p.m. Monday at 419-353-7945 or SandyKerr@bgchamber.net.

Steve Schmid, president of Dairy Enterprises Inc., is to discuss the impact that dairy products have in Ohio at the monthly Northwest Ohio Ag-Business Breakfast Forum from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Thursday at the Agricultural Incubator Foundation, 13737 Middleton Pike, Bowling Green. Free. Reservations at rsvp@ciftinnovation.org.

Training for Underground Storage Tank Operators will be available 8 a.m. to noon or 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday through the Safety Council of Northwest Ohio. 8015 Rinker Pointe Ct., Northwood. Cost: $150 per session for members, $225 for nonmembers. Registration at www.scnwo.org.

Friday is the deadline to register for the Toledo Area Chamber of Commerce's nine-day October Trip to China. Information: Marsha Schroeder at 419-243-8191 ext. 228 or www.toledochamber.com.

Notice of business meetings must be received by The Blade 10 days before the event. Send items by email to business@theblade.com or by fax to 419-724-6147. Write "Business Calendar" in the message field.

CONVENTIONS

Listings include organizations, headquarters and number of attendees expected as estimated by Destination Toledo:

  • Sunday-Tuesday — Fast Pitch Classic Softball Tournament, various properties, 900, regional.
  • Thursday-Saturday — Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church - Region 6, Holiday Inn French Quarter, 120, regional.
  • Thursday-Monday — USSSA Eastern Fast Pitch East Region World Series Tournament, various properties, 1,200, regional.
  • Friday-Sunday — Christian Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, Park Inn, Grand Plaza Hotels, 7,500, regional.
  • Friday-Friday — Wolves Tournaments - CABA World Series Baseball Tournament, various properties, 7,000, national.


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