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July

17

ProMedica Gift Supports Convention Center Redevelopment

Posted Jul 17th, 2019 by Tausha Moore  Category: Community Interest

TOLEDO, Ohio, July 15, 2019 – ProMedica, a not-for-profit, mission-based health, and well-being organization, today announced a commitment for a gift to the Toledo-Lucas County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau to support the planned redevelopment of the current SeaGate Convention Centre and ballroom addition. The lead gift from ProMedica is $5 million, which will be submitted […]

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Tausha Moore - ProMedica

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July

11

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) and the Toledo Symphony Orchestra (TSO) present the 4(19) Festival Aug. 9-11, the fifth in the organizations’ ongoing summer music marathon series. This summer’s festival features four concerts highlighting the works of 19 composers with ties to the Toledo area performed by musicians from the region. […]

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Mike Brice - Toledo Museum of Art

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July

11

Drop Off Refuse and Recycling Event Saturday, July 13

Posted Jul 11th, 2019 by Ignazio Messina  Category: Community Interest, Events, Toledo.com

The next Engage Toledo Drop Off Refuse and Recycling Event is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, July 13 at Keyser Elementary School, 3900 Hill Ave. Acceptable items include electronic waste, but no televisions, CRT monitors, or appliances; 10 tires, on or off the rim, but no commercial tires; documents; houseware goods; clothing; toys; bulky […]

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Ignazio Messina - City of Toledo

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July

11

Toledo, OH – July 9, 2019 – You’ve Got Maids of Toledo, a residential and small business cleaning franchise, has teamed up with Cleaning For A Reason, an international nonprofit serving cancer patients through free house cleanings. With the company motto of “You deserve a clean and calming place to call home,” the owner of […]

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Chris Anthony - You've Got Maids | 1560 W. Sylvania Ave | Toledo, OH 43612

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July

11

Tammy’s Walk – A Walk Against Domestic Violence

Posted Jul 11th, 2019 by Lisa Grady  Category: Community Interest, Events

Tammy Bowlin-Macrae was murdered by her boyfriend on Saturday, August 25, 2007, in Toledo, Ohio. This was a terrible tragedy for our family but one that affects so many more. In hopes of bringing heightened awareness to domestic violence in our own community, Tammy’s family and friends have organized a walk as a way of […]

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Lisa Grady - Tammy's Walk 43614

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July

10

TOLEDO, Ohio – Would you like to experience creative mindfulness activities led by both art and medical professionals? Bring your friends and family to IMpact and INspire (I'm In) and Circle’s next event, Creative Coping, at the Toledo Museum of Art’s (TMA) GlasSalon, Thursday, July 18 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Participants will engage with […]

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Mike Brice - Toledo Museum of Art

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July

10

Five University of Toledo choir students, as well as several UToledo faculty, traveled through Scotland this past June as a part of a tour with Perform International. The tour, led by UToledo assistant professor of voice, Dr. Brad Pierson, included time in Inverness, Edinburgh, and Glasgow, as well as an afternoon in Ayr and Alloway. […]

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Angela Riddel - The University of Toledo | PA 1002A, Mail Stop 611 2801 W. Bancroft | Toledo, Ohio 43606-3339

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July

10

Toledo, OH – Ohio Afterschool Network (OAN) will be visiting regions across the state during National Summer Learning Week, July 8-13. National Summer Learning Week is a celebration dedicated to elevating the importance of keeping kids learning, safe, and healthy every summer, ensuring they return to school in the fall ready to succeed in the […]

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Michelle Klinger - Partners in Education | 1500 N. Superior St., Suite 306 | Toledo, Ohio

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July

9

Find Sober Life Through Passion And Support

Posted Jul 9th, 2019 by Allison M. Schroeder  Category: Community Interest, Toledo.com

In the heart of West Toledo, in the epicenter of the opiate epidemic, in the midst of his own journey of recovery, one local artist is opening his doors to the community to share the power of addiction recovery support coupled with the beauty of art and self-expression. Jay Jay Brown, Owner of Permanent Skin […]

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Allison M. Schroeder - Permanent Skin Artistry | 3232 West Sylvania Ave | Toledo

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July

9

This contest is open to amateur and professional photographers of all ages. Please post your photos on Instagram before July 27th, tag @midstorytoledo, and hashtags #midstorytoledo and #acityintransit, with a caption explaining the story behind the photo. The theme of the photos/stories we are looking for is “IN TRANSIT”. To be “IN TRANSIT”, meaning in […]

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txie - Midstory | Toledo, OH

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June

28

Brandon Sehlhorst, senior manager, site selection, for the Regional Growth Partnership, will be the commissioner of economic development for the city of Toledo effective July 8, Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz announced today. “Brandon is extremely talented and has a wealth of experience helping businesses thrive in Toledo,” Mayor Kapszukiewicz said. “We are excited to welcome him […]

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Ignazio Messina - The City of Toledo

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June

28

ProMedica Community Events in July

Posted Jun 28th, 2019 by Callie Dudek  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Community Interest, Events, Health

TOLEDO, Ohio, June, 2019 – ProMedica will offer the following community events in July: Aromatherapy Discuss the special ways that essential oils can be used for everyday health and wellness. This program is free to people with a cancer diagnosis and is sponsored by ProMedica Cancer Institute. Aromatherapy takes place the first and third Wednesday […]

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Callie Dudek - ProMedica

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June

28

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Toledo Community Foundation to expand TMA’s Teen Leaders program to open applications to youth from schools across Toledo. “The Teen Leaders (previously Teen Apprentice) program provides opportunities to experiment, gain real-world experiences, and truly engage out of school,” […]

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Mike Brice - The Toledo Museum of Art

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June

26

After many decades of dedicated service to Northwest Ohio, Toledo City Councilman Peter Ujvagi has decided not to run for re-election. There is, therefore, no endorsed Democratic candidate for Toledo City Council District Three. However, the Lucas County Democratic Party would like to consider endorsing a candidate. To that end, the Lucas County Democratic Party […]

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Kurt Young - Lucas County Democratic Party

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June

21

Join Sarnies Cafe and be part of the Downtown Renaissance! The countdown is on for the opening of the renovated Main Library. The Toledo Lucas County Public Library (TLCPL) is requesting proposals from vendors interested in leasing space to operate a gift shop within the newly renovated Main Library on the first floor at 325 […]

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Kelsey Cogan - The Toledo Lucas County Public Library

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June

20

Mayor Kapszukiewicz Testifies on House Bill 252

Posted Jun 20th, 2019 by Ignazio Messina  Category: Community Interest, Toledo.com

Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz, vice chairman of the Lucas County Land Bank, testified today before the House Economic and Workforce Development Committee in support of House Bill 252, which creates a $50 million fund in Ohio to help land banks clean up blighted buildings, including old industrial and commercial properties. “This legislation will create jobs […]

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Ignazio Messina - City of Toledo

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June

19

Mud Hens Trainer Named to 2019 Triple-A All-Star

Posted Jun 19th, 2019 by Andi Roman  Category: Community Interest, Sports, Toledo.com

TOLEDO, OH- Toledo Mud Hens Athletic Trainer Chris McDonald will join the Field Staff for the 2019 Ronald McDonald House Charities Triple-A All-Star Game. The 32nd annual contest will take place at Southwest University Park in El Paso, Texas on Wednesday, July 10. Buffalo Bisons skipper Bobby Meacham and Sacramento River Cats manager Dave Brundage […]

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Andi Roman - Toledo Mud Hens

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June

19

Honor Our Fathers / Honor Our Planet: Celebration Walk

Posted Jun 19th, 2019 by Joe Sparks  Category: Community Interest

June 22, 1:00-2:30pm “The Earth is what we all have in common.” Wendell Barry. Joe’s Yoga & Fitness invites all to join in community for a Father’s Day/Summer Solstice Celebration Walk to appreciate and remember ALL our Fathers past, present and future. Families welcome! This easy walk will start at Perrysburg’s School Board Offices Parking […]

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Joe Sparks - Joe's Yoga & Fitness | 29101 Hufford Rd | Perrysburg, OH 43551

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June

14

Toledo Library Receives Donation

Posted Jun 14th, 2019 by Kelsey Cogan  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Community Interest, Toledo.com

The Toledo Lucas County Public Library received a special donation with items significant to the Tuskegee Institute as well as local African-American history. The items were recently donated to the Library’s Local History and Genealogy Department by former Toledo native, Kip Leahy. The Tuskegee Institute was founded in 1881 by Booker T. Washington to train […]

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Kelsey Cogan - The Toledo Lucas County Public Library

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June

14

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Garden Club of America presented the Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) with a Civic Improvement Commendation for TMA’s commitment to exploring and implementing green and energy-efficient practices on its extraordinary campus. The award was presented during the Garden Club of America Zone X meeting awards dinner Wednesday, June 12 at the […]

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Mike Brice - Toledo Museum of Art

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