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EPIC Summit brings leaders together
The EPIC Toledo Summit, the signature event of EPIC Toledo, the Toledo Region's largest Young Professional program, will be held Thursday, Nov. 14, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hotel at UTMC.

The summit brings nearly 200 young professionals, community leaders, and business leaders together for a day of career-enhancing education, expert training, and networking.

This years speakers include: Mike Anderson, CEO, The Andersons; Linda Moss, regional president, Toledo Edison; Sam Melden, chief thought officer, Food for Thought; Karen Mathison, president and CEO, United Way of Greater Toledo and Jason Slattery, director of solar, Rudolph/Libbe.

Tickets for the Summit are $45 for EPIC members and $65 for nonmembers. To register for the event, or to learn more, visit www.epictoledo.com.


At the clubs
The Genoa Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual dinner Thursday, Nov 14, 6 p.m. at the Genoa Fire Hall Rayz Café will cater the dinner, Marsha Lee will provide desserts and Will McDaniel will entertain. RSVP at 419-855-4010 .

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Linda Smith-Bronowski was selected as the Chamber Bright Star 2013 for the Genoa Area Chamber of Commerce. Bright Stars from the chambers across Northern Ohio were honored Oct. 30 at a dinner held at The Legends Club at First Energy Stadium, home of the Cleveland Browns.

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Business and Professional Women, Oregon Local will host a Holiday Auction fundraiser Thursday, Nov. 21, 6 p.m. at ProMedica Bay Park Hospital. RSVP for dinner before Nov. 16 to Carol at 419-693-6963.

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The Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly Simply Social Lunch at Buffalo Wild Wings Wednesday, Nov. 13, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Cost is $10. Call Sarah for info at 419-693-5580.

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State Representative Barbara Sears will talk about the Affordable Care Act and Ohio’s plans to administer it at the East Toledo Senior Center, 1001 White St., Thursday, Nov. 21 at 12:30 p.m. The talk is sponsored by the East Toledo Club.

Rep. Sears, a Republican, has acted against her party’s wishes and backed Governor John Kasich’s attempt to expand Medicaid to coincide with the Affordable Care Act. She introduced legislation to implement Medicaid reforms that will identify ways to lower costs, reduce uncompensated care, and extend coverage to Ohio’s most vulnerable citizens.

The public is invited. Call Jodi at 419-691-1429, ext 213.

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Thomas Nimbley, CEO of PBF Energy, parent company of Toledo Refining Company, will deliver the keynote address at the 20th anniversary dinner of the Oregon Economic Development Foundation Thursday Dec. 5 at Maumee Bay State Park.

Prior to joining PBF Energy in 2010, Nimbley had been with Nimbley Consultants LLC for five years, providing consulting services to clients on various projects, including acquisitions of two oil refineries.

Before that, he was a senior executive with ConocoPhillips, Phillips Petroleum, and Tosco Corporation. He began his career in the oil industry in 1973 when he joined Exxon Company, USA after earning a Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering from Newark College of Engineering / New Jersey Institute of Technology.

For more information, call Lindsay Myers at 419-693-9999
 

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