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Gross Electric received the Best of the Best award for Integrated Promotional Campaign from The Electrical Distributor Magazine, according to a company press release.

The awards honor marketing excellence and recognize creativity within the electrical industry in companies of all sizes. Categories are split by sales volume. More than 300 entries were submitted at the National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) Sales & Marketing Conference held recently in Chicago.

Gross Electric won the Best of the Best award for its Go Green with Gross Electric campaign. This integrated promotional campaign was designed to promote energy efficient lighting and electrical products and services offered by Gross Electric.

This is the second year in a row that Gross has won the award.

Gross Electric is a family-owned and operated lighting and electrical supply company, which has been servicing northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan since 1910. The company has three locations including one on Woodville Road. 


Neiman Toufek Odeh, DO has completed his recertification examination from The American Board of Family Medicine.

To achieve recertification, a family physician must complete 300 hours of continuing medical education over six years, possess a valid license to practice medicine in the United States and pass a one-day written exam.

At the clubs
Larry Michaels will host a program called East Side Authors when he speaks before The East Toledo Club Thursday, Noon at the Flaming BBQ Pit located at The Docks. The public is invited. Call Andrea at 419-691-7651.


The Oregon Economic Development Foundation will meet Friday, 7:30 am at Bay Park Community Hospital. Call 419-693-9999.

Schools & skills
The Source of NW Ohio is offering vendor space for the Experience Works! Fifty Plus Job Fair that will be held Sept. 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Erie Street Market in Toledo.

Last year’s event attracted more than 900 job seekers. The cost is $25, which includes a skirted table, breakfast and an ad in the event’s job fair directory. Call The Source at 419-213-6312 for information.


How to Price Your Food Product to Make a Profit is the title of a seminar to be held Wednesday, 6:00 to 7:30 pm at the Agricultural Incubator Foundation, 13737 Middleton Pike Road in Bowling Green.

Whit Tecmire, director of marketing and procurement for I & K Distibutors will lead the seminar. I & K distributes food products to more than 5,400 stores and carries more than 5,500 items that range from dairy, deli and bakery.

Call Paula at 419-823-3099.

The Women’s Entrepreneurial Network Training Center will offer its “Getting Started seminars every other month for those interested in starting their own business. The next round will begin in November. For info, call 419-536-6732.

Just the fax: Fax items before Wednesday, Noon to The Workplace at 419-836-1319, e-mail to or send to The Press, Box 169, Millbury, OH 43447.




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