By: Tim Schneider, Manager Local Government Advocacy
One of the largest Outdoor Refreshment Areas in Ohio went live Thursday, June 15 in downtown Toledo. The Downtown Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) allows patrons to carry an open beverage of alcohol outside in a designated cup provided at one of 24 participating restaurants, pubs and entertainment venues within a perimeter bounded by Lafayette, Adams, Erie and Summit Streets.
DiAnn & Mallory Guerrero are a dynamite Mother-Daughter team in the Toledo Region. As co-owners of Toledo Flavors Food Tours, they have a passion for promoting Toledo through food. The two offer a unique experience in downtown Toledo, showcasing some of the best food and drinks that the area has to offer. They welcome tourists and locals alike to delight in local cuisine, while sharing the entrepreneurial stories of the restaurants and small businesses within the warehouse district neighborhood.
Toledo, Ohio once had more restaurants per capita than anywhere in the world!
WELCOME TO THE CHAMBER
National Park Service Website
Facebook: Fallen Timbers Preservation Commission (Group)
On January 10, 1996 a group of concerned citizens and local history enthusiasts met to form the Fallen Timbers Battlefield Preservation Commission. The FTBPC is a non-profit organization whose mission is to collect, preserve, and interpret the history of the events leading up to, during, and as a result of the Battle of Fallen Timbers, which occurred on August 20, 1794.
Owners: Grant and Brooke Perry
Jonathan and Sharon Perry
Established: August 2016
Located in the urban core of downtown Toledo, Rustbelt Coffee offers a study-meeting-networking oasis, paired with a delicious permanent and seasonal menu. When entrepreneur team Jonathan and Sharon Perry bought 119 N. Ontario, their son Grant and his wife Brooke knew they had discovered the future home of their coffee shop Rustbelt Coffee. With their grand opening early last fall, Rustbelt currently employs 10 local residents.
Thanks for participating in the 2017 EPIC Toledo T-Town Dash! Participate in our Toledo Museum of Art Mural Challenge for extra credit.
To gain 30 bonus points, find and take a photo of your group with each of the four murals pictured. They are all located in downtown Toledo. The murals are part of the Toledo Museum of Art's Museum Mural Project.
Tour de Force Inc., One of the Best Employers in Ohio
Owner: Fred Treuhaft
Founded: July 1, 2016
Local entrepreneur Fred Treuhaft is a lifelong resident of NW Ohio. When he retired from Plante Moran, a major regional accounting, consulting and wealth management firm on June 30, 2016, he knew he wasn’t finished making an impact on the business climate of NW Ohio. Taking not even a day off to celebrate his retirement, he got back to his entrepreneur roots and opened Treu Advisors, located in the offices of North Design.
Owner: Pete Emahiser & Sue Seiler
Pete and Sue founded Tadmore Transportation with more than 20 years of freight experience, including warehouse supervising, truck driving, and shipping. The company was officially launched on Tadmore Drive in East Toledo; where the river, an expressway, and a former railway all meet. According to their website, “The name reflects our love of the transportation industry, the people who came before us, and the Toledo neighborhood. We are honored to give our carriers and customers a “tad-more.” They value 24/7 reliable communication, which allows them to work when their clients are working.
By: Matt Hoverman, Director of IT Consulting, Gilmore Jasion Mahler, LTD
The clock is ticking. The deadline is just around the corner. Do you know if your company will be required to comply with the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”)?
Are you selling products to China, working with companies or entrepreneurs who want to sell to China, or even just thinking about selling products in the Asia Market? There is an event coming up in Detroit that you may be interested in! Gateway ’17 hosted by the Alibaba Group will be in Detroit June 20-21 at the Cobo Center. Alibaba is China’s largest online commerce company, and your gateway to tapping into the growing demand for U.S. products in China.