Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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Business notebook: 7/16


■ The Waterville Chamber of Commerce’s monthly lunch-​networking is at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Fallen Timbers Fairways, 7711 Fallen Timbers Blvd., Waterville. To register, call 419-878-5188 or email

■ The Talking Arrowheads Toastmasters will meet at noon Wednesday at Maritz CX, 1740 Indianwood Circle. Free and open to the public.

■ Regional Growth Partnership executives Mike Jay and Chase Eikenbary are to speak at the Northwest Ohio Ag-Business Breakfast Forum at 8 a.m. Thursday at the Agricultural Incubator Foundation at 13737 Middleton Pike (State Rt. 582), Middleton Township. The event is hosted by the Center for Innovative Food Technology. Cost $10 in advance, $12 at door. RVSP online at

■ If you would like to improve your speaking ability and confidence, participate in the Great Eastern Toastmasters meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the community meetingroom of ProMedica Bay Park Community Hospital in Oregon. Open to all and free. Information is available at: or 419-382-9035.

Notice of business meetings must be received by The Blade 10 days before the event. Email items to or fax to 419-724-6147. Write “Business Calendar” in the message field.


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

■ Tuesday-Saturday — Wolves Tournament-USA Travel Sports World Series, various properties, 5,000, national.

■ Wednesday-Sunday — Marathon Classic presented by Owens Corning and Owens-Illinois, Radisson at UTMC/​Park Inn by Radisson,35,000, national.

■ Wednesday-Sunday — National Amateur Baseball Federation Junior World Series, Bridgepoint Inn & Suites, 2,000, national

■ Thursday-Saturday — Fast Wizards Softball Wizard Wind Down, various properties, 1,800, regional.

■ Friday-Sunday — National Quartet Union Annual Convention, Holiday Inn French Quarter, 500, national.



■ Harbor Behavorial Health is offering tours at its grand opening at 8 a.m. Thursday of its Perrysburg office at 800 Commerce Dr.

■ Elite Collegiate Appare l store is to hold a grand opening at 1 p.m. Wednesday at 1616 E. Wooster St., Suite 17, Bowling Green.

Business Transitions, which include business moves and openings, should be sent by email to or by fax to 419-724-6147. Write “Business Transitions” in the message field.



■ Chief Executive Jack Butorac of Marco’s Pizza of Toledo has been chosen as the 2017 recipient of the Nation’s Restaurant News publication’s Golden Chain Award, which recognizes outstanding leadership, strong company performance, and industry and community service.

■ The Center for Innovative Food Technology of Toledo has named two new board members: Adam Sharp , who is executive vice president of the Ohio Farm Bureau, and Dale Siebeneck , who is director of food technology at Cooper Farms in Van Wert, Ohio.

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

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