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February

14

The Franciscan Center announces March events

Posted Feb 14th, 2018 by Helene Sheets  Category: Community Interest, Events

The Franciscan Center of Lourdes University is pleased to announce the March slate of events. Saturday, March 3 The Toledo Symphony’s Welltower Mozart & More series presents Concerto Nos. 5 & 20 at 2:30 p.m. featuring William Eddins, conductor and pianist. Mr. Eddins is the Music Director Emeritus of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and a […]

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Helene Sheets - The Franciscan Center of Lourdes University

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February

14

Black Swamp Conservancy is launching an initiative to support northwest Ohio’s next generation of farmers. The Northwest Ohio Farm Access Program will serve as an agriculture incubator to reduce the biggest hurdle facing beginning farmers – acquiring farmland. The initiative also aims at connecting them with training opportunities and assistance to increase local and sustainable […]

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Julie Pompa - Black Swamp Conservancy

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February

14

Luminations! benefits student scholarships

Posted Feb 14th, 2018 by Helene Sheets  Category: Community Interest, Education, Events

On Saturday, April 28th, Lourdes University hosts its annual, premier scholarship fundraising event – Luminations! – at the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania. Each year, an audience of more than 500 guests gathers to celebrate private higher education and raise funds for student scholarships. The event begins at 6 p.m. and is hosted […]

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Helene Sheets - Lourdes University

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February

14

MVCDS student Nipun Jayatissa '19 has been selected as a 2018 finalist for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) THINK program, an annual science research and innovation competition for high school students. His research proposal was selected as one of six finalists out of over 175 proposals received from students around the country. He has […]

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Melissa E. Kuhl - Maumee Valley Country Day School

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February

14

People are doing great things in northwest Ohio to support equal justice. Please help us recognize them for their hard work and commitment to helping others with an Access to Justice Award. LAWO, ABLE, and the Toledo Bar Association Pro Bono Legal Services Program want to publicly recognize extraordinary service in the public interest by […]

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Jen - ABLE and LAWO | 525 Jefferson Ave | Toledo, OH 43604

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February

14

"The Muddy Eagle" Run

Posted Feb 14th, 2018 by Brenda Zachel  Category: Community Interest

Eisenhower Intermediate School is having their 3rd Community Mud Run Course “The Muddy Eagle” on May 19th. This 1.5 mile mud & obstacle course is a fantastic family race or a great starter race for those who have always wanted to participate in a mud race. It is a no-pressure untimed race that is open […]

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Brenda Zachel - Eisenhower Intermediate School | 331 S. N. Curtice Rd | Oregon, OH 43616

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January

31

Bluegrass & Green Acres

Posted Jan 31st, 2018 by Julie Pompa  Category: Community Interest, Events, Toledo.com

Black Swamp Conservancy’s 7th annual fundraiser, Bluegrass & Green Acres, has changed locations for its 2018 event. The Malawi Event Center at Toledo Zoo is the setting for the March 16 celebration, which begins at 6:30 p.m. Grand Rapids, Mich.-based bluegrass, dobro and roots music artist Mark Lavengood Band will entertain for the evening. This […]

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Julie Pompa - Black Swamp Conservancy | PO Box 332 | Perrysburg, OH 43552

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January

31

7th Annual Project PJ

Posted Jan 31st, 2018 by Cheri  Category: Community Interest, Toledo.com

Nothing is better on a cold winter night than a cozy pair of PJ’s! It’s SeaGate Food Banks 7th annual PROJECT PJ, collecting now thru February 24th. Whether new or gently used; SeaGate is seeking donations of blankets, pajamas, slippers, toiletries, books, and stuffed animals to help underserved children in our community keep warm and […]

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Cheri - Seagate Food Bank | 526 High St | Toledo, OH 43609

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January

31

Hometown Coach Scores Touchdown with Packo’s

Posted Jan 31st, 2018 by Kirsten Ingram  Category: Community Interest, General News

Central Catholic athletic director Greg Dempsey will kick off the 2018 bun signing season at Toledo’s most famous eatery Coach Dempsey arrives at the Original Tony Packo’s® on Front St. at 1pm on Tuesday, January 30 to autograph one of the restaurant’s iconic celebrity hot dog buns. The press and public are invited to join […]

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Kirsten Ingram - Toledo.com | 3250 Levis Commons Blvd | Perrysburg, OH 43551-7144

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January

21

TOLEDO, OH – The Toledo Symphony Orchestra is proud to announce ProMedica as the sponsor of its Classics Series. This sponsorship will go into effect immediately, covering the remainder of this performance season (2017-2018) and will continue through the (2018-2019) performance season, the Toledo Symphony’s 75 th anniversary season and Music Director Alain Trudel’s first […]

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Felecia Kanney - The Toledo Symphony Orchestra

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January

21

Play It Forward Collected Thousands Of Toys

Posted Jan 21st, 2018 by Allison Schroeder  Category: Community Interest, General News

PERRYSBURG, OH (January 19, 2018) From Barbie Dolls to tool benches, Legos to bikes, the 8th Annual Play It Forward Used Toy Drive brought hundreds of people, with thousands of toy donations to Levis Commons last weekend. But the project has just begun! Today, Cousino Restoration is picking up the 30+ pallets of toys from […]

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Allison Schroeder - The Town Center at Levis Commons

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January

21

Inspire Toledo

Posted Jan 21st, 2018 by Erin Braun  Category: Community Interest

Join us on February 10th at Junior League’s fundraiser, Inspire Toledo, for a Mardi Gras inspired evening of dancing, games of chance, a NOLA signature drink, AND your ticket to the event is an entry for a $1,000 cash prize! When you put on that Mardi Gras mask you’re helping support the Junior League of […]

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Erin Braun - Junior League of Toledo | 27 Broadway | Toledo, OH 43604

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January

1

Lourdes Presents Sibs N’ Kids Weekend

Posted Jan 1st, 2018 by Julian Johnson  Category: Community Interest

Lourdes University Department of Student Activities presents Sibs N’ Kids Weekend on February 16-18, 2018. Lourdes students are encouraged to invite up to two (2) siblings, cousins, nieces, nephews, or neighbors between the ages of 5-15 years old for numerous activities throughout the weekend. Programs include Step Afrika Performance Troupe, a visit from the Toledo […]

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Julian Johnson - Lourdes University | 6832 Convent BLVD. | Sylvania, OH 43560

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December

13

Global Climate Disruption

Posted Dec 13th, 2017 by Julian Johnson  Category: Community Interest

On Tuesday, January 23rd, the Science Alliance for Valuing the Environment, Inc. (S.A.V.E.) presents Global Climate Disruption: How Do We Know? What Can We Do? with Dr. Andy Jorgensen from 7:30 to 9 p.m. The lecture will be held at the Franciscan Center on the Lourdes University campus and is free and open to the […]

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Julian Johnson - Lourdes University | 6832 Convent BLVD. | Sylvania, OH 43560

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December

13

"Benefits and Opportunities of Engaging in Your Community"

Posted Dec 13th, 2017 by Julian Johnson  Category: Community Interest

The Lifelong Learning Hot Topic on Friday, January 15th presents “Benefits and Opportunities of Engaging in Your Community” from 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. This event will be held on the Lourdes University campus at the Franciscan Center. Emily Avery, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at United Way of Greater Toledo will be the guest […]

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Julian Johnson - Lourdes University | 6832 Convent BLVD. | Sylvania, OH 43560

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December

13

S.O.A.P Awards Ceremony

Posted Dec 13th, 2017 by Julian Johnson  Category: Community Interest

The Liberators organization will honor individuals, organizations and students working to end human trafficking in the state of Ohio during its Awards Ceremony from 5 to 9 p.m., at the Franciscan Center located on the Lourdes University campus. For more information, contact Theresa Flores, LSW, MS, Founder of TraffickFree & SOAP (Save Our Adolescents from […]

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Julian Johnson - Lourdes University | 6832 Convent BLVD. | Sylvania, OH 43560

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November

29

Toledo, Ohio – November 21, 2017 – On November 29, 2017, Anita Lopez, Lucas County Auditor will hold a press conference to announce the upcoming dog-licensing season with a focus on encouraging owners of unlicensed dogs to purchase new, 2017-2018 licenses. To help with this effort, the Auditor’s Office; the Toledo Lucas County Public Library; […]

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Anita Lopez - Toledo Lucas County Public Library Locations

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November

29

Gorilla Born at the Toledo Zoo

Posted Nov 29th, 2017 by Shayla Moriarty  Category: Community Interest, Events, Toledo.com

TOLEDO, Ohio – It’s a boy! The Toledo Zoo is proud to announce the birth of a male Western lowland gorilla born late Thursday, Nov. 23 / early Friday, the 24. Mokonzi, (Moh-khan-see) which means governor in Swahili, is baby number three for 23 year old mother, Kitani, and baby number five for 29 year […]

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Shayla Moriarty - The Toledo Zoo

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November

28

Honoring Radio Legend Charles "Charlie Chuck" Welch

Posted Nov 28th, 2017 by St. Paul AME Zion Church  Category: Community Interest

St. Paul AME Zion Church-Toledo, OH will be honoring its member, entrepreneur, and legendary Toledo, OH radio personality Mr. W. Charles “Charlie Chuck” Welch this Sunday, December 3, 2017 during the 11:15 am morning worship service at St. Paul AME Zion Church. The church is located at 954 Belmont Avenue, on the corner of Belmont […]

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St. Paul AME Zion Church - St. Paul AME Zion Church | 954 Belmont St. | Toledo, OH 43607

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November

26

Sunshine Is Unveiling Its 2017 Christmas Gift Collection

Posted Nov 26th, 2017 by Sara Wilson  Category: Community Interest

Sunshine Studios is unveiling its 2017 Christmas gift collection, including a new line of beautiful, hand-thrown specialty bowl cozies that all the user to safely warm their food and handle hot contents without burning their hands. The sets are created by resident artists, who work throughout the weekday at the Uptown Maumee studio. Other items […]

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Sara Wilson - Sunshine | 305 Conant St | Maumee, OH 43537

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