Archive for September, 2015

September

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Follow the Toledo Zoo on Social Media

Posted Sep 24th, 2015 by Andi Norman  Category: Community Interest, General Interests, Toledo.com

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Toledo Zoo is social! This past week, the Toledo Zoo launched its first ever blog. The blog can been viewed at www.toledozooblog.org and focuses on the more intimate and behind-the-scenes sides of the Zoo. The first post delves into the re-opening of the iconic tunnel under the Anthony Wayne Trail from […]

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Andi Norman - The Toledo Zoo

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September

24

Perrysburg, Ohio – Miller-Valentine Group and W.S.O.S. Community Action Commission are proud to announce, in conjunction with their partner organizations, the Grand Opening of Harbor Town Senior Residence, a brand new community exclusively for adults 55 and over. The ceremony will begin at 11:00 am on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 7120 Lighthouse Way, Perrysburg, […]

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Heather Denney - Miller-Valentine Group

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September

24

Dine Out for the Cure to Benefit Komen Northwest Ohio!

Posted Sep 24th, 2015 by Jill Borkowski  Category: Community Interest, Events

DINE OUT FOR THE CURE! Eat at participating restaurants on Race for the Cure day and Komen Northwest Ohio will benefit WHO Susan G. Komen Northwest Ohio WHAT Dine Out for the Cure! Eat at participating restaurants on Findlay Race for the Cure day (Saturday, September 26th) or Toledo Race for the Cure day (Sunday, […]

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Jill Borkowski - Komen Northwest Ohio | 3100 W. Central Ave., #235 | Toledo, OH 43606

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September

24

Dr. William Heath to Give Talk, Book Signing

Posted Sep 24th, 2015 by Kevin Rupp  Category: Education

Maumee, OH – September 22, 2015 – Dr. William Heath will be at the Maumee Valley Historical Society on Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 7:00pm to discuss his new book, William Wells and the Struggle for the Old Northwest. Dr. Heath’s thoroughly researched book is the first biography of this man-in-the-middle. Born to Anglo-American parents […]

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Kevin Rupp - Maumee Valley Historical Society | 1035 River Road | Maumee, OH 43537

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September

24

5K Race/Walk to Raise Awareness of Human Trafficking

Posted Sep 24th, 2015 by Laurie Bertke  Category: Community Interest, Events

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 20, 2015 Contact: Maggie Billings 419-930-8811 RebuildingDreams5k@gmail.com (TOLEDO)—Rahab’s Heart is hosting “Rebuilding Dreams in the ’04,” a 5K race and walk to raise awareness of human trafficking, the afternoon of Oct. 10 at Swan Creek Preserve Metropark in Toledo. All proceeds go to benefit Rahab’s Heart, a nonprofit based in North […]

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Laurie Bertke - Rahab's Heart | 29954 Saint Andrews | Perrysburg, OH 43551

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September

24

Tellabration! 2015 featuring Pam Holcomb

Posted Sep 24th, 2015 by Regina Patrick  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Events, Toledo.com

On Friday, November 13, 2015, the Frogtown Storytelling Guild will celebrate its 15th year of Tellabration!—a spoken-word concert of “stories for grown-ups”—with special guest storyteller, Pam Holcomb. The Frogtown Storytelling Guild is pleased to welcome Ms. Holcomb for this special evening. The concert will be held from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Maumee […]

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Regina Patrick - Frogtown Storytelling Guild | Toledo, OH

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September

20

Case Successfully Resolved in Client’s Favor Standing up for a client’s right to safe and equitable housing, Toledo Fair Housing Center successfully resolved a case through the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development on behalf of a client who suffered racial and disability discrimination. After moving to a new apartment in Oregon, OH, […]

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Sarah Jenkins - Toledo Fair Housing Center/NODA | 432 N. Superior Street | Toledo, OH

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September

20

Pope Francis’ Visit to the U.S. is Focus of Father Jim Bacik Lecture

Posted Sep 20th, 2015 by Helene Sheets  Category: Other

On Monday, October 19, the Sylvania Franciscan Village (SFV) presents “Pope Francis: Reflections on His Visit to the United States” at 5:30 p.m. in the Franciscan Center of Lourdes University, 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania. Part of the monthly Father Jim Bacik lecture series, attendees will gain an enlightening perspective about the Pope’s recent visit. Father […]

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Helene Sheets - Sylvania Franciscan Village

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September

20

Toledo’s last remaining Downtown Jewelry Store moved out of downtown, after 138 years. Family owned, and in downtown Toledo, since 1877, Roulet Jewelers, formerly at 413 Madison Avenue, has moved to it’s new location on Lewis Avenue. The phone number remains the same, 419-241-2988.

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Roger - Roulet Company | 413 Madison Ave | Toledo, OH 43604

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September

20

S.A.V.E Announces New Public Lecture Series

Posted Sep 20th, 2015 by Ori Rife  Category: Education, Events

S.A.V.E. announces new Public Lecture Series Science Alliance for Valuing the Environment, Inc. (S.A.V.E.) is offering the following free public lectures at the Franciscan Center of Lourdes University, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania. The lectures are offered on Tuesdays from 7:30 – 9 p.m., are free and open to the public. September 15, 2015 Human […]

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Ori Rife - Lourdes University | 6832 Convent Blvd. | Sylvania, OH 43560

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September

20

Vendor Open House

Posted Sep 20th, 2015 by Steve Atkinson  Category: Business

WHAT: Small Business Vendor Open House WHEN: Wednesday, September 23, 2015, 12 p.m.-2 p.m. WHERE: 1127 W Central Ave, Toledo, Ohio TARTA invites area small businesses to its Central Avenue Offices to learn about their purchasing process and needs. This event offers an excellent opportunity to meet TARTA staff, pick up vendor applications, and get […]

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Steve Atkinson - TARTA | 1127 W Central Ave | Toledo, OH 43610

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September

20

Please Join Us Saturday, October 3rd, 2015 at the Zenobia Shriners (8048 Broadstone Rd. Perrysburg, Ohio 43551) for a Motorcycle Run to End Violence in Families. Registration will be held from 12:30 P.M. until 1:45 P.M. Cost is $25.00 which includes a T-Shirt and food. Passengers are an additional $10.00 which also includes a T-Shirt […]

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Emily - Family and Child Abuse Prevention Center | 2460 Cherry St. | Toledo, OH 43608

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September

20

ARTrageous Sale & Resale

Posted Sep 20th, 2015 by PRIZM or Way Public Library  Category: Arts & Entertainment

PRIZM and Way Public Library co-sponsor, ARTrageous Sale & Resale event – CALL TO PARTICIPATE Calling all ARTrageous shoppers! Do you have art supplies, creative tools, or books that you’ve used only once and won’t ever use again? Are you looking for gently used art supplies, a new piece of original art to enjoy, or […]

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PRIZM or Way Public Library - PRIZM Creative Community | Perrysburg, OH 43551

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September

20

Art as a Business

Posted Sep 20th, 2015 by Christine  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Education, Events

PRIZM and Way Public Library co-sponsor “Art as a Business” Class, Instructed by Artist Larry Mack and Retail Manager at TMA Heather Blankenship PRIZM Creative Community has prepared an educational class for thriving artists at any level. “Art as a Business” will be instructed by Professional Artist Larry Mack and Toledo Museum of Art Retail […]

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Christine - PRIZM Creative Community | Perrysburg 43551

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September

20

Mental Illness Warrior Dr. Fred Frese

Posted Sep 20th, 2015 by Diane Geisbuhler  Category: Education, Events, Health

Dr. Frederick Frese, an accomplished psychologist who battled his own mental illness, will be in Toledo on Thursday, October 15, 2015 to present, “New Directions in Schizophrenia”. The event is slated to be held from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Community Center, 740 North Superior Street. Joining Dr. Frese […]

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Diane Geisbuhler - Unison Behavioral Health Group | 1425 Starr Avenue | Toledo, OH 43605

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September

16

Mentoring Program for Youth at STAR Academy of Toledo

Posted Sep 16th, 2015 by Kimberly Jarvis  Category: Education, Toledo.com

For Immediate Release September 14, 2015 Contact: Vuncia Council, Program Director 513-206-4271 Community Connectors awards afterschool program with grant to administer mentoring program in greater Toledo Gov. John R. Kasich outlined a new proposal to bring together families, community organizations, faith-based organizations, businesses and others in support of our schools and to mentor students. Community […]

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Kimberly Jarvis - TOPS, Inc and Associate, OH 45414

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September

16

We are a Church Fully Affirmative That God Loves Everyone

Posted Sep 16th, 2015 by Pastor Dewey Edwards  Category: Community Interest

We are a church who believes any and everyone has the right to praise and worship Jesus Christ our Lord – no matter who you are or what lifestyle you are living. We also believe everyone has the right to be married and our pastor performs all types of marriages. Our worship service starts every […]

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Pastor Dewey Edwards - Temple Of Christ U.L. Church | 1714 Walnut Street | Toledo, OH 43608

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September

16

The 1,000 older adults in attendance at the Area Office on Aging’s Senior Safari on September 15 at the Toledo Zoo’s Nairobi Pavilion will get a taste of Hawaii. The event will feature hula dancing and Polynesian fire dancing. The event will provide people age 60 and over free parking and admission to the Zoo […]

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Justin Moor - Area Office on Aging | 2155 Arlington Avenue | Toledo, OH

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September

16

Foster Care and Adoption Training Program

Posted Sep 16th, 2015 by Julie Malkin  Category: Community Interest, Events

Lucas County Children Services (LCCS), in conjunction with the Ohio Child Welfare Training Program, is now offering improved and updated classes to prepare adults in Northwest Ohio to become foster and/or adoptive parents. The program has been revised to include current “best practices” in caring for abused and neglected children, including a focus on the […]

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Julie Malkin - Lucas County Children Services | 705 Adams St. | Toledo, OH 43604

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September

11

Dr. Frederick Frese, an accomplished psychologist who battled his own mental illness, will be in Toledo on Thursday, October 15, 2015 to present, “New Directions in Schizophrenia”. The event is slated to be held from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Community Center, 740 North Superior Street. Joining Dr. Frese […]

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Kitty Slight - Unison Behavioral Health Group, Inc. | 1425 Starr Avenue | Toledo, Ohio 43605

kslight@unisonbhg.org | 419-936-7535 No Comments »