Mark W. Mayer, vice president and chief accounting officer of Owens Corning, will retire effective March 31. He will resign as the company's principal accounting officer effective Wednesday. Kelly J. Schmidt, Owens Corning's vice president and controller, will take over as the company's principal accounting officer.
Dave Reese of Kaleidoscope Farms near Mount Cory in Hancock County has been named vice president of the Ohio Christmas Tree Association.
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Dr. Dino Santacroce, a urologist with the Robotic and Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery Institute of Northwest Ohio, will discuss the da Vinci medical robot at a meeting of the Technical Society of Toledo on Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Toledo Club, Madison Avenue and 14th Street. Cost: $20. Reservations by Wednesday at 419-530-3436 or email@example.com.
A seminar on "Doing Business with the City of Toledo and the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority," sponsored by the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce, will be 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Plaza in the Amtrak Train Station, 300 Martin Luther King Blvd. Free. Reservations required at 419-243-8191 or www.toledochamber.com.
Bowling Green State University President Mary Ellen Mazey will be the featured guest from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the March 7 meeting of Tech Connect, a networking event for entrepreneurs, sponsored by the Regional Growth Partnership and its Rocket Ventures fund. The event will be at Olscamp Hall, Bowling Green State University. Free.
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Listings include organizations, headquarters, and number of attendees expected as estimated by Destination Toledo:
■ Friday-Sunday -- North American Open Squash Tournament/Toledo Squash Classic, Park Inn by Radisson, 50, regional.
■ Friday-Sunday -- Company Dance Annual Dance Competition, Park Inn Toledo/SeaGate Centre, 600, regional.
■ Friday-Sunday -- The Forty Frame Game Bowling Tournament, Ramada Inn Westgate, 150, regional.
■ Friday-Sunday -- The Shammy Burt Annual Handicap Bowling Tournament, Holiday Inn Express Oregon, 400, regional.
■ Friday-Sunday -- Ohio State USBC Men's Bowling Annual Tournament, Holiday Inn French Quarter, 300, state.
Aim NationaLease of Girard, Ohio, a commercial vehicle leasing firm, has acquired Schmidt Rental & Lease, 26875 N. Dixie Hwy., Perrysburg, and an accompanying service facility at 5745 Angola Rd.
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