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Sheri Warren has opened Helpful Hands Home Services, a home and office cleaning service.
Warren, an East Toledo resident, has 19 years experience in the janitorial field. Her business employs two and is licensed, bonded and insured.
She services clients throughout Northwest Ohio including Genoa, Oregon, East Toledo and Northwood. She offers routine cleaning as well as one-time cleaning for special occasions.
Warren manages the business from her home. You can reach her at 419-693-0098 or go to her Facebook page or website at
She is a Waite graduate.


Gold stars
Gibsonburg Pharmacy, a durable medical equipment company providing durable medical equipment & diabetic testing supplies, has achieved the Award of Accreditation from the Healthcare Quality Association on Accreditation based in Waterloo, Iowa. This award is given when a medical equipment provider demonstrates a high level of quality in all their business operations and services.
Gibsonburg Pharmacy earned the three-year accreditation after completing a comprehensive review process that focuses on meeting quality standards and a commitment to quality operational practices and procedures in the areas of financial stability, human resource training, patient care, delivery services, billing practices and maintenance of products and equipment. Accreditation by the Healthcare Quality Association on Accreditation assures Medicare and other health payers that the highest levels of quality are practiced within all areas of the company.  
Buying local
Buying local is a fast moving trend across the U.S., but no other industry has experienced the benefits of this recent movement more than agriculture. To explain more about the buy local movement, the monthly Northwest Ohio Ag-Business Breakfast Forum will host Janet Cassidy, senior director, marketing communications, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Thurs, Apr. 19, 7:30 – 9 a.m. The program begins at 8 a.m. with informal networking prior, hosted by the Center for Innovative Food Technology (CIFT) at the Agricultural Incubator Foundation, north of Bowling Green, Ohio.
The Agricultural Incubator Foundation is located at 13737 Middleton Pike (St. Rt. 582) in Bowling Green.  Walk-ins are welcome, but guests are encouraged to reserve a seat in advance by emailing

At the clubs
The East Toledo Club will host its monthly luncheon Thursday, Noon in the meeting room adjacent to Michael’s Café in the Weber Block, Front and Main in East Toledo.

The Ottawa County Improvement Corporation will host its 2012 Business and Industry Awards Wednesday, April 25, 5:30 p.m. at the Camp Perry Clubhouse in Port Clinton. Tickets are $30. RSVP before April 16 to or call 1-866-734-6789.

Barbara Sears, State Representative from the 46th District, will speak on the latest trends in healthcare reform to the Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce Thursday, April 26, 7:30 a.m. in the Michigan and Superior rooms at ProMedica Bay Park Hospital. RSVP to Sarah at 419-693-5580. A continental breakfast will be served.

The Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce will host its annual golf classic Thursday, June 28 at Chippewa Golf Club. Details to follow.

The United Way in Ottawa County will host its annual golf invitational Friday, May 4 at the Catawba Island Club. Shot gun starts at 8 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.  RSVP to MJ Siewert at 419-734-6645 or mj.siewert@unitedwayottawa

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