Archive for the ‘Community Interest’ Category

August

7

The Black Swamp Food & Farm Initiative is looking for the next generation of Ohio’s farmers, to help them knock down some of the barriers that are keeping them from the land. Through this initiative, Black Swamp Conservancy will use long-term lease agreements to provide affordable access to farmland. The initiative will also help to […]

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Julie Pompa - Black Swamp Conservancy

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August

7

iGen. iSad? Tweens, Technology, and Mental Health

Posted Aug 7th, 2018 by Peter Hagen  Category: Community Interest, Education, Events

DATE AND TIME Sat, October 13, 2018 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM A Saturday workshop for interested parents, on the topic of tweens, technology, & mental health. WHY? Generation Z, also known as iGen, grew up on the smartphone. According to the latest research, iGen – toddlers, tweens, teens, and early 20-somethings – are on […]

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Peter Hagen - Resurre | 2250 S Holland Sylvania Rd | Maumee, OH 43537

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August

3

TOLEDO— Upwards of 50 volunteers will spend the morning at Helping Hands of St. Louis, 443 Sixth St., Toledo, OH, washing children’s feet and fitting them with new shoes and socks to get their new school year off on the right foot. Face painting, balloons, games and children’s activities will keep the youngsters occupied as […]

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Deborah Boyce

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August

1

Please join Canine Karma in celebrating our new location: 6549 Angola Rd while generating some “good Karma” of your own by donating to the Humane Ohio Pet Food Bank. Bring in pet food and receive 10 additional raffle tickets for valuable dog-related prizes. Music provided by the awesome Amelia Airharts. Demonstrations throughout the day of […]

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Tina Ferner - Canine Karma | 6549 Angola Rd | Holland, OH 43528

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July

25

Toledo, OH, July 18th, 2018 – The National Educational Telecommunications Association (“NETA”) has contracted with Professor Holly Hey, Head of the Film/Video program at the University of Toledo for exclusive public television distribution rights of Hey’s film “Crossing Water – Flint Michigan – 2017,” a documentary about the ongoing water crisis in Flint, MI. Hey […]

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Angela Riddel - The University of Toledo

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July

23

Six Months After Moving in, New Walbridge Neighbors Brighten

Posted Jul 23rd, 2018 by Sara Wilson  Category: Community Interest

WALBRIDGE – Just six months after moving into Walbridge, the men and women of Sunshine Communities have been busy connecting with their new neighbors — delivering lunch-time meals to senior citizens, planting flowers around St. Jerome Catholic Church, tending animals at the Wood County Humane Society, and cleaning up trails at several area parks. These […]

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Sara Wilson - Sunshine | 7223 Maumee Western Road | Maumee, OH 43537

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July

19

Giving Beds to Children in Need – Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Posted Jul 19th, 2018 by Michael Horvath  Category: Community Interest

The Maumee Valley chapter of Sleep in Heavenly Peace (SHP) is taking applications for beds. Children between age 3 and 17 who do not have a bed and live in Northwest Ohio are eligible to receive a free bed, complete with mattress, sheets, comforter, and pillow. You can request beds for your family or you […]

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Michael Horvath - Sleep in Heavenly Peace | Maumee Valley | Northwest, OH

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July

19

Music in the Meadow

Posted Jul 19th, 2018 by Nikki Schultt  Category: Community Interest

Your invited to a FREE outdoor concert! Please bring a chair or blanket and listen to musical guest John Pickle. Story Point Food Truck will be onsite with food available for purchase. Wednesday, July 25th, 5-7PM at Spring Meadows Nursing and Rehab Centre, 1125 Clarion Ave, Holland OH 43528.

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Nikki Schultt - Spring Meadows Nursing and Rehab Centre | 1125 Clarion Ave | Holland, OH 43528

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July

12

Toledo, OH – The Toledo Area Humane Society is partnering with six local Chipotle locations for a special Cause and Effect Fundraising Day on Thursday, July 26th. Last year’s fundraising day raised nearly $7,000 for the animals here at TAHS. That is why the Toledo Area Humane Society (TAHS) is happy to announce that they […]

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Abbey Hall - Toledo Area Humane Society

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July

12

Getting Ahead Helps Staff Map Out a Better Life

Posted Jul 12th, 2018 by Sara Wilson  Category: Community Interest

For the nation’s 4.5 million Direct Support Professionals, debt, family tensions, oreven a flat tire can disrupt their ability to provide the highest-quality care to men, women and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. A21-session Getting Ahead in the Workplace course is part of the national Bridges Out of Poverty curriculum, and it’s helping staff […]

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Sara Wilson - Sunshine | 7223 Maumee Western Road | Maumee, OH 43537

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June

27

The “Downtown Sylvania Under the Lights” project was recently recognized as the cover photo in a national publication. A photo of Downtown Sylvania’s Christmas lighting project was featured on Bronner’s annual Commercial Display catalogue. The Sylvania Area Chamber of Commerce completed the project in the fall of 2017. Strings of lights were hung between buildings […]

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Michelle Sprott - The Sylvania Area Chamber of Commerce

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June

27

The Fair Housing Center and the Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) are pleased to announce a joint effort to ensure public housing programs and services are accessible for persons with disabilities. A three-year agreement paves the way for LMHA residents to benefit from improved processes for accommodations and modifications in their homes that are medically […]

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Sarah Jenkins - The Fair Housing Center

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June

27

Bactrian Camel Born at the Toledo Zoo

Posted Jun 27th, 2018 by Shayla Moriarty  Category: Community Interest, Events, Toledo.com

TOLEDO, Ohio — Toledo Zoo is excited to celebrate every day as hump day with the birth of a female Bactrian camel on May 6, 2018! The new camel was born to mother, Sasha, and father, Cash and has been named Zehra, (zar-rah) which means bright in Mongolian. She was born with two small humps […]

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Shayla Moriarty - The Toledo Zoo

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June

21

Back to School Carnival

Posted Jun 21st, 2018 by Sara Eiden  Category: Community Interest

Saturday, August 25th 2pm Back to School Carnival at The Shops at Fallen Timbers Looking to promote local organizations affiliated with the area schools and youth development. Will be featuring Air Extreme Ohio inflatables, carnival games, Book that Dj, Laurel’s Princess Parties Characters, an outdoor movie, and a raffle! WE want YOU to: set up […]

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Sara Eiden - The Shops at Fallen Timbers | 3100 Main St. # 1599 | Maumee, OH 43537

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June

21

Who: SASS- Student Advocates for Safe Schools hosts; FREE public event What: SASS Summer Picnic- Community Event Where: Wildwood Metorpark, Whitetail Shelter House, 5100 West Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43615 When: Wednesday, June 20th, 2018, from 5-7pm Toledo, OH, (June 19, 2018) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Local grassroots student movement, SASS- Student Advocates for Safe Schools, […]

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Natalie Morgan - Student Advocates for Safe Schools

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June

21

Toledo native, UT graduate, and retired Sylvania School teacher Alan Thompson completed a 12,000 mile bicycle journey along the perimeter of the United States for charity. Come hear his story! An avid cyclist and humanitarian, Alan Thompson raised more than $32,000 for Habitat for Humanity and Save the Children on his journey. He’ll bring his […]

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Ben Malczewski - Toledo Lucas County Public Library

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June

21

How much do you know about keeping yourself and your family safe from fire? Test your knowledge of fire safety in this interactive session. Mercy Health will be hosting a fire safety and burn prevention trivia night to provide your family with the information they need to stay safe. With interactive trivia questions related to […]

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Ben Malczewski - Toledo Lucas County Public Library

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June

7

Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz on June 1 announced an accelerated schedule for opening the city’s public pools and splash pad. The first three of the six Toledo pools — Pickford, Wilson, and Jamie Farr — open this Saturday, June 9. Pool hours are noon to 6 p.m. Thanks to a generous donation from the Buffalo […]

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Ignazio Messina - The City of Toledo

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June

7

Toledo City Council today authorized spending $1 million from the city’s capital improvement Fund and $560,000 from the special assessment improvement fund to pay for the Kapszukiewicz administration’s planned 2018 sidewalk program; authorized spending up to $800,000 from the capital improvement fund to comply with Ohio Environmental Protection Agency orders to permanently close a landfill […]

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Ignazio Messina - City of Toledo

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June

7

[TOLEDO, OH] – Equality Toledo (ET) plans to host an official ribbon-cutting ceremony, unveiling the organization’s new food pantry, located at Collingwood Presbyterian Church (2108 Collingwood Blvd.) on Thursday, June 7 at 10:00 a.m. “Our purpose in opening this pantry is to offer an inclusive space for community members, especially LGBTQ+ folks, struggling with food […]

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- Equality Toledo

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