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Pheasants Forever banquet

        The Erie-Ottawa-Sandusky Chapter of Pheasants Forever invites individuals, couples, families and other supporters of wildlife habitat to the 28th Annual Fundraising Banquet on Saturday March 9.

        The event, which will be held at the Camp Perry Clubhouse, will include live and silent auctions, ladies and men’s raffles, door prizes, and chances to win some of the approximately 30 guns on hand.

Tree sale underway

        The Lucas Soil and Water Conservation District is now accepting orders for the annual tree, shrub, and garden sale.

        Mail-in, drop-off, and online orders will be accepted now until April 1. This year’s sale features new, larger trees including Tulip Poplar, Red Oak, River Birch, Princeton American Elm, and Serviceberry. Also available are various conifer species like Norway Spruce, Concolor Fir, and American Arborvitae as well as fruit tree seedlings, a backyard habitat seedling packet, and several other shade trees and flowering shrubs.

CIFT announces new staff position

        Rebecca Singer, president and CEO, Center for Innovative Food Technology (CIFT), announced Matt Inniger was hired as a project manager to provide technical solutions, new project creation, relationship management, and project oversight as a part of the food industry program.

        “The food manufacturing industry in Ohio remains one of the strengths in the state,” Singer said. “We are excited to have Matt on board to assist in helping companies enhance their bottom line and grow their workforce.”

        Prior to joining CIFT, Inniger worked at Glanbia Performance Nutrition, where he developed new products, packaging, and manufacturing processes for the sport nutrition sector. He oversaw the optimization of new product quality characteristics, including production efficiency and shelf-life stability.

        Inniger earned a Bachelor of Science in food, agricultural and biological engineering from The Ohio State University. While there, he also served as a research associate in the Dale A. Seiberling Endowed Food Engineering Laboratory.

        Since 1995, CIFT has provided business solutions, innovation and technical expertise to the food processing, agricultural and manufacturing sectors. These services are designed to enhance the economic performance of the industries and create new jobs. CIFT is a partner of the Ohio Manufacturing Extension Partnership, designed to help small to mid-sized manufacturers in Ohio become leaders in their industry.



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