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The Franciscan Center announces October events

Posted Sep 14th, 2018  Category: Education, Events

 

Monday, October 1
The Christ Child Society is holding a New Member Orientation from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. The event is free and open to interested members. For more information, contact Sr. Rosine Sobczak, OSF, at 419-824-3691 or Mary Ellen Bernardo at 419-944-6265.

Monday, October 1
The Macino Financial Group offers The Changing Works of Retirement Planning from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. This is the second of four events – all are offered from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Future events: Part 2/Session I: October 4; Part 2/Session II: October 8. The events are free and open to the public. Please RSVP by phone at 419-491-0909 or online at www.macinofinancial.com.

Tuesday, October 2
Lourdes University hosts the annual Toledo Area Catholic High Schools College Night from 6:30-8 p.m. Colleges and universities from around the country will be represented. The event is free and open to Invited High School Students. For more information, call Erin Gibson at 419-517-8884.

Wednesday, October 3
The Sylvania Franciscan Village presents the 8th annual Zero Waste Lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is held in honor of St. Francis of Assisi with the goal of offering a lunch that produces zero waste including serving ware. Lourdes University and St. Joseph Sylvania students, faculty, staff, Sisters, their employees and other friends of the Sylvania Franciscan Village are encouraged to join for a free lunch, games and the chance to win exciting raffle prizes and learn more about how to model sustainability and reduce our environmental footprint as a community. For more information, contact Laurie Bertke at lbertke@sistersosf.org or 419-824-3515.

Thursday, October 4
The Macino Financial Group offers The Changing Works of Retirement Planning from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. This is the third of four events – all are offered from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The final event – Part 2/Session II is scheduled on October 8. The events are free and open to the public. Please RSVP by phone at 419-491-0909 or online at www.macinofinancial.com.

Sunday, October 7
The Toledo-Poznan Alliance presents its Annual Dozynki Harvest Festival from 1 to 4 p.m. Tickets are $30 per person. $100 Sponsorships are also available and include two dinner reservations with your name listed in the program. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Jackie Konwinski at 419-882-5045 or jacquelinekonwi6@gmail.com.

Monday, October 8
The Macino Financial Group offers The Changing Works of Retirement Planning from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. This is the final of four events. The event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP by phone at 419-491-0909 or online at www.macinofinancial.com.

Monday, October 8
The Sylvania Franciscan Village presents the 50th Anniversary of the Humanae Vitae at 7 p.m. Guest speaker for the event is Patricia A. Oedy-Murray, Instructor of Theological Studies at Lourdes University. For more information, contact Laurie Bertke at lbertke@sistersosf.org or 419-824-3515.

Tuesday, October 9
Join the Sylvania Franciscan Village and the Lourdes Lifelong Learning Program for a viewing and discussion of the TED Talk “How Urban Agriculture is Transforming Detroit” from 12 to 1 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Dr. Laura Megeath at 419-824-3707 or email lifelong@lourdes.edu. TED Talks are compelling presentations in 20 minutes or less. Join them for a different topic each month. Individuals are encouraged to bring their own lunch. Coffee and cookies are provided!

Tuesday, October 9
Bethany House presents the annual Unveiling Ceremony for the Northwest Ohio Silent Witness Project from 7 to 9:30 p.m. A national initiative, the Silent Witness Project honors and memorializes girls and women killed in acts of domestic violence perpetrated by husbands, boyfriends or stalkers. In the past decade, more than 55 such murders have occurred in our community.

The keynote speaker for this year’s ceremony will be Beverly Gooden, survivor, advocate and creator of the viral hashtag #WhyIStayed, which was named by TIME magazine as one of the “Top 10 Hashtags That Started a Conversation.” Gooden will draw on personal experience to address common misunderstandings about domestic violence, with an emphasis on factors that keep victims from being able to leave. She also will suggest strategies for raising public awareness about the lethal realities of domestic violence, and offer support and compassion for the loved ones of victims who did not survive.

For more information on this event, please contact Dr. Mary Krueger, Coordinator of the Northwest Ohio Silent Witness Project at silentwitnessproject@bethanyhousetoledo.org or call 419-727-4948.

Wednesday, October 10
Thomas K. Rogers Structured Wealth Management presents Tax Income Planning Strategies for 2018 and Beyond from 6 to 9 p.m. $29 suggested donation. Donations collected will support Diabetes Youth Services in Northwest Ohio. For more information, call 419-517-1227.

Wednesday, October 10
The Lourdes University College of Nursing presents its White Coat Ceremony from 7 to 9 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Sue Brue at sbrue@lourdes.edu.

Thursday, October 11
The Red Cross Club of Lourdes University hosts the 5th annual blood drive in honor of alumnus Tim Berta from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Those wishing to give blood are asked to register online at www.redcrossblood.org using the code LOURDES. Donors must present a photo ID at appointment. Walk-ins are also accepted.

Thursday, October 11
The Sylvania Franciscan Village is pleased to present a Father Bacik Lecture on “Bridging the Political Divide: Christian Perspectives” from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Father Jim Bacik will draw on Catholic social teaching and the example of the late Senator John McCain to offer suggestions for bridging the partisan divide between conservatives and liberals, Republicans and Democrats, and President Trump loyalists and critics.

Tickets: $10 reserved; $15 at the door. For more information or to reserve tickets, contact Laurie Bertke at lbertke@sistersosf.org or 419-824-3515. Please leave your name and the number of tickets requested. Tickets may also be purchased online at www.sylvaniafranciscanvillage.org.

This lecture is part of Fr. Bacik’s fall series, “Bridging our Polarized Divisions: Drawing on Christian Wisdom.” Lectures in this series focus on bridging the various divisions that threaten our society today by retrieving relevant insights from the Christian tradition. The final lecture in the series is “Bridging the Economic Divide: Christian Perspectives” on Thursday, Nov. 8.

Tuesday, October 16
Thomas K. Rogers Structured Wealth Management presents Tax Income Planning Strategies for 2018 and Beyond from 6 to 9 p.m. $29 suggested donation. Donations collected will support Diabetes Youth Services in Northwest Ohio. For more information, call 419-517-1227.

Wednesday, October 17
Thomas K. Rogers Structured Wealth Management presents Tax Income Planning Strategies for 2018 and Beyond from 6 to 9 p.m. $29 suggested donation. Donations collected will support Diabetes Youth Services in Northwest Ohio. For more information, call 419-517-1227.

Friday, October 19
The Lourdes University Lifelong Learning program presents Tales of Toledo’s Tenderloin with Lou Hebert. Come hear the stories of the colorful characters, the cops, the controversy and the eventual collapse of Toledo’s notorious “badlands” of downtown Toledo circa 1900. It was an area that was its own “district” of the city where a supermarket of vice was allowed to flourish for decades. Lou Hebert is a Toledo-area native, and long-time radio and TV news broadcaster. His journalism work in Toledo, Detroit, Chicago and Denver earned him several national awards, including a Peabody from the University of Georgia.

Refreshments are offered at 9:15 a.m. and the presentation begins at 10 a.m. The lecture is free to first-time visitors and Lifelong Learning members. Membership: $45. For more information, call 419-824-3707 or email lifelong@lourdes.edu.

Friday, October 19
The October Lifelong Learning Hot Topic – History and Research at the Toledo Museum of Art Library & Archives – begins at 11:15 a.m. The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) is well known, but how much do you know about the Library?

Established in 1904, the TMA Library has grown from a dedicated bookcase to a collection of tens of thousands of art books, catalogs and periodicals. It has always been an integral component of the TMA’s focus on art education. The TMA Archives preserve and share the history of the museum. Alison Huftalen, Head Librarian, and Julie McMaster, Archivist, will present a history of the library and archives as well as provide an introduction to library collections and museum history. Learn about the Museum Library League, the group that sponsors the TMA’s art book club, annual book sale and other special library-related programs.

The lunch and learn event is $10 for Lifelong Learning members and $15 for non-members. Cost includes a lunch of soup, sandwiches and dessert. Reservations are requested at least one week prior. Call 419-824-3707 to reserve your seat. For more information about Lifelong Learning, visit www.lourdes.edu/lifelong.

Friday, October 19
The Lourdes University Gray Wolves Softball Team is hosting a Fundraiser from 6 to 11 p.m. $50 per person – includes music, dinner and cash bar. Raffle prizes: 1st prize $1,500, 2nd prize $1,000, 3rd prize $500, 4th prize $300 and 5th prize $200. For more information contact JoAnn Gordon at 419-824-3897 or jgordon@lourdes.edu.

Saturday, October 20
St. Joseph Church in Sylvania is offering a Faith Retreat from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The event is open only to St. Joseph Sylvania Parish Members and is free to their Alpha Members. For more information, contact Joanne Denyer at 419-885-5791, ext. 230 or jdenyer@stjoesylvania.org.

Tuesday, October 23
Thomas K. Rogers Structured Wealth Management presents Tax Income Planning Strategies for 2018 and Beyond from 6 to 9 p.m. $29 suggested donation. Donations collected will support Diabetes Youth Services in Northwest Ohio. For more information, call 419-517-1227.

Wednesday, October 24
Lourdes University presents a special performance by El Corazon de Mexico Ballet Folklorico at 6 p.m. followed by a Theatre performance at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Founded in 1996 in Toledo by director Elaina Hernandez, El Corazon de Mexico (The Heart of Mexico) educates individuals about the history and culture of Mexico, and promotes leadership, education and self-awareness among the dancers. The troupe’s performances capture the beauty and charm of Mexico. Their performances artistically present the unique music, dance and costume of the country’s 31 states and federal district.

Donations will be accepted at the event to benefit El Corazon de Mexico. The dance troupe has been selected to perform at Disneyworld in January 2019. Funds raised at the performance will help offset their travel expenses. For more information, call Elaina Hernandez at 419-283-1628.

Thursday, October 25
Wright Financial Group, LLC offers a free Estate Planning Workshop from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Often times, an Estate Plan is vital for any individual, couple or family that owns a home and has assets. It’s time to make sure your Estate Planning is in good order. At this educational event, you will learn various methods on how your family can be protected from unnecessary legal fees and wasted time with Probate and potentially prevent the loss of your hard earned assets from a Nursing Home should you require care. This seminar provides you with facts that are straightforward and easy to understand.

For more information, visit http://wrightfinancialgroupllc.com/event/estate-planning-educational-workshop-9/ or call 419-885-0957.

Friday, October 26
Lourdes University presents the Career Expo 2018 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. The event promotes job and internship opportunities to Lourdes University students, alumni and community members looking for professional employment. For more information, call 419-824-3704 or email adomachowski@lourdes.edu.

Sunday, October 28
The Racing for Recovery Awards are scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. directly after the Rock’tober 10k, 5k + 1 Mile Walk presented by Mercy Health. The awards ceremony is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Clint McCormick at 419-356-4881 or clint@runtoledo.com.

Tuesday, October 30
Wright Financial Group, LLC offers a free Estate Planning Workshop from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Often times, an Estate Plan is vital for any individual, couple or family that owns a home and has assets. It’s time to make sure your Estate Planning is in good order. At this educational event, you will learn various methods on how your family can be protected from unnecessary legal fees and wasted time with Probate and potentially prevent the loss of your hard earned assets from a Nursing Home should you require care. This seminar provides you with facts that are straightforward and easy to understand.

For more information, visit http://wrightfinancialgroupllc.com/event/estate-planning-educational-workshop-10/ or call 419-885-0957.

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