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Chamber sets date for annual State of Communities Address
The Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce will host its Annual State of The Communities Address Thursday, Jan. 26 at 7:30 a.m. at the Lutheran Home at Toledo, 131 N. Wheeling in Toledo.

Representatives from Oregon, East Toledo, Northwood, Walbridge and Jerusalem Township will speak about progress in their communities in 2011 and plans for 2012.

A continental breakfast will be served and a donation to the Lutheran Home is requested to pay for the meal. For more information and to RSVP call Sarah Beavers at 419-693-5580 or email her at director @embchamber.org.


Jobs, jobs, jobs
Experience Works and Walmart have announced the launch of a new job training program in Lucas County. The Walmart Putting Experience to Work Program, funded by the Walmart Foundation, will help unemployed or underemployed people age 50 and over living in the greater Toledo area compete for available jobs.

Established in 1965, Experience Works is a national, charitable, community-based organization focused on improving the lives of older people through training, community service and employment. Experience Works is supported by individual donations, foundations and grants.

For more go to www.experienceworks.org.


New products
GreenLine Foods, North America’s only nationwide producer of fresh, trimmed, washed and packaged green beans, has announced in a news release it will launch a new product line in 2012 to retailers across the U.S.

The new line, Side Kits™, contains GreenLine’s green beans, a sauce/flavor packet and a topping providing a unique flavor in a convenient, re-sealable package.

The Side Kits™ will initially be offered in three flavors; Asian Tamari, Classic Almondine, and Garlic Parmesan. GreenLine will be adding “seasonal Side Kits” to the mix in 2012 with a Holiday In & Out in a larger size as well as a Summer Side Kit that can be served hot or cold.

GreenLine is located in Perrysburg. To learn more go to www.greenlinefoods.com


At the clubs
Margaret Danzinger, deputy director of the Toledo-Lucas County Library System, will speak to members of the East Toledo Club about the library’s efforts to purchase a cyber-mobile, a motor home converted into a roving computer classroom Thursday, Noon at The Weber Block. The public is invited. For info, call Andrea at 419-691-7651.


Gold stars
Lia sophia, a direct selling company specializing in fashion jewelry, has recognized Danielle Labuhn of Oregon and Andrea Gaft of Toledo for their sales accomplishments in the company’s Excellent Beginnings Program Achievers.


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