Charles West has joined Fifth Third Bank as a vice president in the business banking group.
Attorneys Robert Sprague, Douglas Huffman, and Matthew Klein have joined the Findlay office of Robison, Curphey & O'Connell as partners.
Christopher Ostrander has been named president of North America Tire Operations at Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. in Findlay.
Business Achievements, with news of management promotions, corporate board appointments, and awards, runs each week. Send announcements by e-mail to email@example.com or by fax to 419-724-6147. Write "Business Achievements" in the message field.
U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R., Ohio) is to be the keynote speaker at the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce's 2011 annual meeting at 11:45 a.m. Thursday at Gladieux Meadows, 4480 Heatherdowns Blvd. Cost: $50 per person or $500 for a table of 10. Register at www.toledochamber.com or at 419-243-8191.
Notice of business meetings must be received by The Blade 10 days before the event. Send items by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax to 419-724-6147. Write "Business Calendar" in the message field.
Perry Corp., a provider of copiers, printing software, and print technology in Lima, Ohio, has acquired the copier division of office supplier Friends Business Source of Findlay.
Business Transitions, which include business moves and openings, should be sent by e-mail to email@example.com or by fax to 419-724-6147. Write "Business Transitions" in the message field.
Listings include organizations, headquarters, and number of attendees expected as estimated by Destination Toledo:
Friday-Sunday — Shammy Burt Handicap Bowling Tournament, various properties, 300, regional.
Friday-Sunday — Forty Frame Game Bowling Tournament, Ramada Hotel & Conference Center, 150, regional.