Archive for January, 2008

January

31

THE MUSLIM AMERICAN LEGACY

Posted Jan 31st, 2008 by Aya Khalil  Category: Arts & Entertainment

MAS-UT contact: Sarah Alfaham Cell: 419-973-6829 Email: sarahalfaham@gmail.com MAS-Toledo contacts: Salma Moosa and Nadia Ismail Cell: 419-290-7518 and 419-346-2101 Email: salmamemmaw@yahoo.com and temika123@aol.com THE MUSLIM AMERICAN LEGACY: EMBRACING THE PAST, BUILDING THE FUTURE The Muslim American Society of Toledo and UT present their first annual Full-Day Conference Local American Muslims are reviving their legacy by […]

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Aya Khalil - Muslim American Society

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January

31

Wendy's is Waaaaay Better Than Fast Food.

Posted Jan 31st, 2008 by Gordon Bowman  Category: Arts & Entertainment

WENDY’S PUTS HONEST QUALITY FRONT AND CENTER: NEW AD CAMPAIGN HIGHLIGHTS WHY WENDY’S IS ‘WAAAAY’ BETTER THAN FAST FOOD DUBLIN, Ohio (January 28, 2008) – “Waaaay Better Than Fast Food.” That’s how Wendy’s® (NYSE: WEN) is positioned in a new food-centric advertising campaign set to debut on national television in the U.S. next week. The […]

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Gordon Bowman - Pertoria, Inc. | P O Box 867 | Pemberville, OH 43450

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January

31

Celebrating Black History Month Through Film

Posted Jan 31st, 2008 by Rhonda B. Sewell  Category: Community Interest, Toledo.com

The Art Tatum African American Resource Center of the Kent Branch Library Presents . . . The Black Film Series “Celebrating Black History Month Through Film” Hardwood -Tuesday, February 5, 2008 by filmmaker Hubert Davis- Story of family reunion between former Globetrotter Mel Davis and his son Hubert Davis. In the racially hostile climate of […]

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Rhonda B. Sewell - Toledo-Lucas County Public Library | Toledo, OH

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January

31

Walk MS steps off in Toledo April 6th

Posted Jan 31st, 2008 by Tricia Tischler  Category: Events

you’ll move. You’ll be moved. Joining the movement with hundreds of thousands of people across the country is an experience like no other. We walk together during Walk MS to make a powerful statement and to keep us moving toward a cure. Join a team, raise funds and walk to help the 3,500 people affected […]

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Tricia Tischler - National Multiple Sclerosis Society, NWO | 401 Tomahawk Dr. | Maumee, OH 43537

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January

30

Blade religion editor and author David Yonke is scheduled to speak at the Stranahan Theater Great Hall, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd., on Thursday, February 7 to kick off the 2008 Spring Authors! Authors! series presented by The Blade and arranged by the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library. Yonke, author of Sin, Shame, and Secrets: The Murder of […]

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Rhonda B. Sewell - Toledo-Lucas County Public Library | Toledo, OH

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January

30

See Jazz Pianist Harold Danko Live at UT!

Posted Jan 30th, 2008 by Angela Riddel  Category: Arts & Entertainment

The University of Toledo Department of Music Jazz Master Series will hold it’s 17th Annual Art Tatum Memorial Jazz Scholarship Concert Tuesday, February 5 at 8 p.m. The featured performer will be Jazz pianist and composer Harold Danko. Tickets are available through the Toledo Jazz Society or at the door. For more information visit the […]

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Angela Riddel - The University of Toledo | 2801 W. Bancroft St. | Toledo, OH 43606

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January

30

Fri 2/1: Unleash the Rebel in You with 2 Free Movies at UT!

Posted Jan 30th, 2008 by Angela Riddel  Category: Arts & Entertainment

The UT Department of Theatre and Film and the Department of English are proud to bring you two rebel films, “Rebel without a Cause” starring James Dean, and “LaHaine,” from breakthrough French filmmaker, Mathieu Kassovitz. Both films will be shown in the Center for Performing Arts Lab Theatre on Main Campus, and both are free […]

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Angela Riddel - The University of Toledo | 2801 W. Bancroft St. | Toledo, OH 43606

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January

30

Stress Relief for Babies and Parents

Posted Jan 30th, 2008 by Rhonda B. Sewell  Category: Lifestyle, Toledo.com

The Toledo-Lucas County Public Library’s West Toledo Branch, 1320 Sylvania Ave., is offering parents a new way to bond with their babies. The branch will offer two upcoming classes in its New Parent Series allowing parents to do yoga, massage and meditation with their infants. The next class, Massage for Me and My Baby, is […]

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Rhonda B. Sewell - Toledo-Lucas County Public Library | Toledo, OH

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January

30

Hero's to Offer Several Family Events in February

Posted Jan 30th, 2008 by Brandi Smith  Category: Events

Hero’s to work with The Family House to provide essential toiletry items for children. Open Play dates in February to include a Toddler Open Play and Reservations-Only Night on February 14th-Valentine’s Day 1.The Open Play for Monday February 18th, President’s Day from 3pm-7pm is centered around assisting The Family House, the largest homeless shelter in […]

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Brandi Smith - Hero\'s The Party Experience | 9851 Meridian Ct. | Rossford, OH 43460

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January

30

Annual Paczki Sale Returns to Lagrange Neighborhood

Posted Jan 30th, 2008 by Beth Lewandowski  Category: Community Interest, Toledo.com

It’s that time of year to once again fill up on tasty Paczki. This is the 17th year for the annual sale of the traditional Polish pastry. The three day event brings hundreds of customers to the Lagrange neighborhood to get their fill before the beginning of Lent. The making of Paczki is a generations […]

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Beth Lewandowski - Lagrange Village Council | 3106 Lagrange | Toledo, OH 43608

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January

29

Toledo Dog Training's Puppy Meetup

Posted Jan 29th, 2008 by Tonya Wilhelm  Category: Events

Event Description: Come out to Toledo Dog Training’s Puppy Meetup on Wednesday February 13, 2008 at 1pm. Puppy play date will be held at Toledo Dog Training’s Holland location-601 S. McCord Rd Holland OH. Reservations are required to ensure appropriate number of puppies for proper play session. Puppies can enjoy romping & playing with one […]

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Tonya Wilhelm - Toledo Dog Training | 601 S. McCord Rd | Holland, OH 43528

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January

29

Watoto African Children's Choir

Posted Jan 29th, 2008 by Carol Baker  Category: Events

Clyde Communities for the Arts presents Watoto, Uganda Children’s Choir from East Africa on Saturday, February 9, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. at the Clyde High School Auditorium. Watoto means … “The Children”. Since 1994, Watoto Children’s Choir from Kampala, Uganda, has regularly toured the United States, Canada, and Great Britain. Accompanied by a small team […]

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Carol Baker - Fremont/Sandusky County Convention & Visitors Bureau | 712 North St., Suite 102 | Fremont, OH 43420

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January

29

The Victory Center welcomes Jackie Kallen

Posted Jan 29th, 2008 by Robin Isenberg  Category: Events

First Annual Luncheon to benefit The Victory Center and featuring Jackie Kallen, Motivational Speaker. Jackie is the inspiration for the film, Against the Ropes, starring Meg Ryan and Omar Epps. She authored the book titled “Hit Me With Your Best Shot.” Jackie will speak about life’s hard knocks and her very own recipe for success. […]

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Robin Isenberg - The Victory Center | 5532 W. Central Ave. Ste. B | Toledo, OH 43615

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January

29

Fight For Victory Amateur Boxing Event

Posted Jan 29th, 2008 by Robin Isenberg  Category: Sports

Thursday, February 7, 2008, 6:00 pm at The Pinnacle in Maumee Evening includes sit-down dinner and eight bouts of amateur boxing. Raffles and cash prizes available. Tickets to attend the event are $100 each. Call 419-531-7600 to make you reservations. MC/VISA/Discover accepted. Raffle tickets can also be purchased for $50 each. Prizes include 50″ HDTV, […]

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Robin Isenberg - The Victory Center | 5532 W. Central Ave. Suite B | Toledo, OH 43615

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January

29

The Second Time Around

Posted Jan 29th, 2008 by Carol Baker  Category: General News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Second Time Around Fort Lauderdale, December 2007: As the old Frank Sinatra song says, “Love is lovelier, the second time around.” But finding it is the problem. Meeting the right person does not become any easier as we move beyond our high school and college years. As life goes on, people […]

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Carol Baker - Fremont/Sandusky County Convention & Visitors Bureau | 712 North St., Suite 102 | Fremont, OH 43420

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January

28

Toledo School for the Arts Event Schedule (thru Feb)

Posted Jan 28th, 2008 by S. Watkins  Category: Arts & Entertainment

Coming up this week: TSA Jazz Set at Murphy’s Place Featuring Jazz Sax Musician Guest Artist Gene Walker Murphy’s Place, 151 Water Street, Toledo Thursday, January 31 at 7:00 pm Admission: $5 Gene Walker’s visit is a follow-up to his week long guest artist workshop held in December with the students and staff of TSA. […]

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S. Watkins - Toledo School for the Arts | Toledo, OH

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January

28

Toledo Mud Hens 2008 Individual Tickets To Go On Sale

Posted Jan 28th, 2008 by Jason Griffin  Category: Sports, Toledo.com

Opening Day tickets to go on sale Saturday, February 16 All other single game tickets will go on sale Monday, February 4 The Toledo Mud Hens are pleased to announce that individual tickets for Opening Day (April 3, 2008 versus Durham) will go on sale at 9:00 AM on Saturday, February 16. Tickets for all […]

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Jason Griffin - Toledo Mud Hens Baseball Club | Toledo, OH

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January

24

The Dream Lives in Toledo: Black History Month @ the Library

Posted Jan 24th, 2008 by Rhonda B. Sewell  Category: Community Interest, Toledo.com

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s message will live on this February when his famous words are passed on to the people of Lucas County. Rudy Barker, renowned living history performer, will bring Dr. King’s words to life on February 23, when he comes to the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library’s McMaster Center from noon to 4 […]

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Rhonda B. Sewell - The Toledo-Lucas County Public Library | Toledo, OH

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January

24

WalkAmerica is now March for Babies!

Posted Jan 24th, 2008 by March of Dimes Team Youth  Category: Community Interest, Events

You may have heard the news…March of Dimes has changed the name of our signature event, WalkAmerica. It’s now called March for Babies. Our new name makes it very clear who we’re walking for ? all babies. Help your readers stay informed. Please update your blog with the new name and logo anywhere the WalkAmerica […]

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March of Dimes Team Youth - March of Dimes

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January

23

Toledo, Ohio—On Tuesday, January 22, 2008, the Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) named Susan Palmer as the Museum’s Director of Development. Ms. Palmer has 32 years’ experience at TMA, most recently as the Head of Docent Education. She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education from the University of Toledo and serves in numerous positions […]

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Sara Stacy - Toledo Museum of Art | Toledo, OH

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