Archive for the ‘Community Interest’ Category

July

21

Metroparks will receive $475,000 from a federal grant to establish a 70-acre park at a North Toledo wetland known as Manhattan Marsh. The land is near Bassett Street, Manhattan Boulevard and Suder Avenue. Nearby is Toledo Public Schools’ Chase STEMM Academy on Bassett and Crane’s Landing, a 40-unit senior community, on Mayo Street. Metroparks owns […]

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Scott Carpenter - Metroparks of Toledo

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July

9

SYLVANIA, Ohio – For Ohio’s Bicentennial in 2003, the world’s only traveling bell foundry was created. The bell foundry on wheels was designed by Verdin Bell Company and traveled throughout Ohio for three years, casting custom bronze bells for each of the state’s 88 counties. Once again, this September, the community will have an opportunity […]

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Laura Kronmann - Toledo Memorial Park

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June

29

Birds: The Living Dinosaurs – Imagination Station

Posted Jun 29th, 2017 by Emily Helm  Category: Community Interest, Education

August 5, 10am – 5pm FREE with admission Birds ARE living dinosaurs! Explore the similarities and differences between today’s feathered creatures and their ancestors. Spend the day at the science center with our partners and discover what makes modern-day birds so similar to their prehistoric ancestors. For more information, visit our website: http://imaginationstationtoledo.org/exhibits/dinosaurs-around-the-world/birds-the-living-dinosaurs

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Emily Helm - Imagination Station | 1 Discovery Way | Toledo, OH 43604

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June

29

Nerdy Derby at Imagination Station

Posted Jun 29th, 2017 by Emily Helm  Category: Community Interest, Education, Events

July 22 & 23 FREE with admission On your mark, get set, derby! Don’t miss this two-day event at Imagination Station. We’re taking racing to a whole new level. Create a car to race down the hills and valleys of our 40 foot track. Don’t worry about supplies we have that covered — all you […]

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Emily Helm - Imagination Station | 1 Discovery Way | Toledo, OH 43604

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June

21

Toledo, Ohio — [6/20/2017] The Arts Schools Network Board of Directors has designated Toledo School for the Arts in Toledo, Ohio as a 2017-2019 Exemplary School in recognition of its commitment to excellence. The Exemplary School designation is presented to Arts Schools Network (ASN) member schools that follow the ASN Principles of Exemplary Practice in […]

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Doug Mead - TSA

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June

12

What: Unity in the Community: Neighbors Helping Neighbors Where: Grace Community Center, 406 W Delaware Ave, Toledo OH 43610 When: Saturday, June 10, 2017, 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. NeighborWorks TOLEDO REGION presents Unity in the Community: Neighbors Helping Neighbors at Grace Community Center, 406 W Delaware Ave. Various community service organizations will be on-hand […]

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Leslie Robinson - NeighborWorks America

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June

12

Veteran Retirement & Finance Workshop

Posted Jun 12th, 2017 by Leslie Mestrow  Category: Community Interest

[Toledo] – United States Vets Inc. is pleased to present a veteran retirement & finance workshop on Tuesday, July 18 from 5:30 to 6:30 at Toledo’s Library King Branch, 3900 King Road. This special 45-minute workshop for veterans, families and friends will address the issues of retirement and finance. The workshop is presented by financial […]

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Leslie Mestrow - United States Vets Inc. | 6117 Boothbay Drive | Toledo, OH 43615

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June

1

Water Rocket Challenge at Imagination Station

Posted Jun 1st, 2017 by Emily Helm  Category: Community Interest, Events, Toledo.com

Celebrate Father’s Day weekend by building water rockets! This exciting science challenge gives kids of all ages the opportunity to design and build their own rocket. We provide everything that you need (bottles, paper, tape, water, etc). You just need to bring the idea and the willingness to put it together. If your water rocket […]

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Emily Helm - Imagination Station | 1 Discovery Way | Toledo, OH 43604

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May

19

Residents of Crane’s Landing, a 55+ community for seniors celebrate the completion of a community garden on May 13 th at 10:00am at 3315 Mayo St. This community garden has extra features that will make it accessible to anyone living in the community. Raised beds have been specifically made to be handicapped accessible with one […]

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Ron Jones - United North Corp. | 3106 Lagrange | Toledo

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May

19

Metroparks Rangers Win Best Dressed Competition

Posted May 19th, 2017 by Scott Carpenter  Category: Community Interest, General News, Other

Metroparks Rangers, outfitted by Superior Uniform Sales, were given the award for best dressed small law enforcement department in the country by the National Association of Uniform Manufacturers & Distributors. The association (known as NAUMD) is a trade group that has been representing the uniform and image apparel industries since 1933. Superior is a family-owned […]

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Scott Carpenter - Metroparks of the Toledo Area

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May

11

Sylvania Farmers Market Opening Day

Posted May 11th, 2017 by Erin Stampflmeier  Category: Community Interest, Events

It’s springtime, and what is more exciting than the prospect of fresh local produce provided by your nearby farmers market? This season, join us to purchase your produce and goods at the Sylvania Farmers Market, presented by The Downtown Sylvania Association. Starting on June 6th, you can find the Sylvania Farmers Market at the Municipal […]

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Erin Stampflmeier - Downtown Sylvania Association | 5651 Main St | Sylvania, OH 43560

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May

9

Milk Money for Kids

Posted May 9th, 2017 by Angi  Category: Community Interest, Toledo.com

SeaGate Food Bank is reaching out to our community for help in supplying milk to children who may otherwise go without milk’s important nutrient during the summer months. Our Milk Money program will enhance the parcels taken home by the under-served by providing fresh local farmed milk to community food pantries that service our younger […]

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Angi - SeaGate Food Bank | 526 High St | Toledo, OH 43609

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May

9

Sylvania Farmers Market Opening Day

Posted May 9th, 2017 by Erin Stampflmeier  Category: Community Interest, Events

It’s springtime, and what is more exciting than the prospect of fresh local produce provided by your nearby farmers market? This season, join us to purchase your produce and goods at the Sylvania Farmers Market, presented by The Downtown Sylvania Association. Starting on June 6th, you can find the Sylvania Farmers Market at Sylvania City […]

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Erin Stampflmeier - Sylvania Farmers Market | 5651 Main St | Sylvania, OH 43560

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May

4

The Blade Job & Education Fair will take place Wednesday, May 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Holiday Inn French Quarter in Perrysburg. Jobseekers are urged to bring resumes and be prepared to meet with recruiters. To further help jobseekers, staff at The Blade booth will help attendees upload their resumes to […]

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Connie Cross - The Toledo Blade

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May

1

Southview Band Booster’s Community Flea Market

Posted May 1st, 2017 by Diane Ley  Category: Community Interest, Events

Want to get rid of that old stuff, and don’t have time to clean out the garage? Want to find the latest treasures all in one place? Coming July 8: Flea Market Fundraiser: Southview Band Boosters will rent out a space equal to 2 parking spaces in the teacher’s parking lot – you can bring […]

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Diane Ley - Southview Band Boosters | 7225 W. Sylvania Avenue | Sylvania, OH 43560

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April

27

Toledo, OH – The Toledo Area Humane Society (TAHS) is proud to announce that they will be offering free spay or neuter surgeries to residents who either own and know of stray cats in zip codes 43605,43609, and 43537 in the Toledo area. TAHS is able to offer these free surgeries thanks to a grant […]

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Jessica LaValley - Toledo Area Humane Society | 827 Illinois Avenue

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April

27

Keep Our Girls Safe Defense Class

Posted Apr 27th, 2017 by Julian Johnson  Category: Community Interest

A “Keep Our Girls Safe Self Defense Class” is being offered from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, May 6th at the Franciscan Center. The event is sponsored by Justice for Sierra Joughin. For more information, visit the Keeping Our Girls Safe Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/KOGSMRjksj/.

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Julian Johnson - Keep Our Girls Safe | 6832 Convent Blvd. | Sylvania, OH 43560

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April

27

Lourdes University Nursing Convocation

Posted Apr 27th, 2017 by Julian Johnson  Category: Community Interest

The Lourdes University College of Nursing will hold its Nursing Convocation from 7 to 9 p.m. at the state-of-the-art Franciscan Center. A traditional ceremony for nursing students who have completed their respective nursing program at Lourdes University, a pinning and blessing of the hands are two celebrations within the ceremony. For more information, contact Gina […]

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

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April

27

S.A.V.E. Awards Night and Dessert Buffet

Posted Apr 27th, 2017 by Julian Johnson  Category: Community Interest

Join us at the Franciscan Center located on the Lourdes University campus on Tuesday, May 2nd as the Science Alliance for Valuing the Environment (S.A.V.E.) Inc. presents the 2017 S.A.V.E. Awards Night and Dessert Buffet from 6 to 8:30 p.m. RSVP to Sr. Rosine Sobczak, OSF, at save@lourdes.edu or 419-824-3691. The event is free and […]

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

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April

27

MSN Nursing Capstone Research Projects

Posted Apr 27th, 2017 by Julian Johnson  Category: Community Interest, Education

Clear your schedule on Tuesday, May 2nd as Lourdes University Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) students with concentrations in Education and Leadership will present their MSN Nursing Capstone Research Projects from 4 to 7:30 p.m. followed by a dinner. The nursing capstone project incorporates service learning and students are required to work with a […]

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

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