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Business Notebook: 10/8



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■ Jack Butorac, chief executive of the Toledo-based Marco’s Pizza franchises, has been named Operator of the Year by the publication Nation’s Restaurant News.

■ Owens-Illinois Inc. of Perrysburg has appointed Joseph Rupp as a new board member, filling a vacancy created when board member Joseph DeAngelo resigned in July.

■ Welltower Inc., a Toledo real estate investment trust, has named John Goodey as executive vice president and chief financial officer, succeeding Scott Estes who is leaving the company. Mr. Goodey has been senior vice president, international.

■ Fresh Products of Perrysburg has hired Chris Adams as executive vice president of sales.

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.



■ The Glass City Toastmasters Club’s regular meeting is 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the United Way Building, 424 Jackson St., downtown. Free and open to the public.

■ The Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce has a two-session Computer & Device Training workshop at 9 a.m. Wednesday and at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Four Corners Center, 130 S. Main St., Bowling Green. The first session is on Quickbooks 102 and the second is on Microsoft Office. The chamber is partnering with Huffine Software Consulting Services. Cost: $99 per session or $175 for both. Reservations required, call 419-353-7945 or email

■ The Toledo Club Toastmasters will meet at 7 a.m. Friday on the fifth floor of the Toledo Club at 14th Street and Madison Avenue, downtown Toledo. Open to the public and free. For more information, go online to

■ The Business Council of the Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce holds its next Small Business Management Series session on “Being an HR Department of One” at 8 a.m. Friday at Four Corners Center, 130 S. Main St., Bowling Green. Presenter: Bob Bethel of the Employers Association. Cost: free. Reservations required by Tuesday by calling 419-353-7945 or emailing

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:

■ Friday-Sunday — Old Timers Hockey League—Annual Tournament, various properties, 300, regional.

■ Friday-Sunday — Lady Irish Softball Haunted House Bash Tournament, various properties/​Lucas County Recreation Center, 600, regional.




■ Pontoon, a human resource outsourcing firm out of Jacksonville, Fla., has moved its downtown Toledo office to 1695 Indian Wood Circle, Suite 200, Maumee.

■ Everyday People Cafe is to have a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 1 p.m. Wednesday at 309 S. Main St., 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.

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