Archive for the ‘Community Interest’ Category

May

8

Toledo Takes ECHL ‘Best Ice’ for Third Year

Posted May 8th, 2018 by Andi Roman  Category: Community Interest, General News

PRINCETON, N.J. – The ECHL announced today that the Toledo Walleye are the 2017-18 recipient of the League’s Best Ice Award. It is the third consecutive year that Toledo has received the award. “Jesus Rivera and his team raised the bar for consistently producing the highest quality ice surfaces for the Walleye and visiting teams […]

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Andi Roman - The Toledo Walleye

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May

8

Summer Opportunities at the Toledo Zoo

Posted May 8th, 2018 by Shayla Moriarty  Category: Community Interest, General News, Toledo.com

TOLEDO, Ohio — Summer vacation means Toledo Zoo Summer Safari Camps sponsored by Toby & Sue Cardone and the Cardone Financial Group. These affordably priced week-long day camps offer campers ages four to 15 an opportunity to enjoy the Zoo in the wildest of ways! This year’s camp topics range from competing in Zoo Olympics […]

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Shayla Moriarty - The Toledo Zoo and Aquarium

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May

8

Cardinals Invited to Play In Prestigious Basketball Event

Posted May 8th, 2018 by Paulette Cousino  Category: Community Interest, General News

OREGON, OH – The 2018-19 Cardinal Stritch Varsity Boys Basketball team has been invited to take part in the Premier Health Flyin' To The Hoop High School National Basketball Invitational next season.  The 17th year of this internationally recognized high school showcase will take place Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, January 18-21, 2019 in front […]

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Paulette Cousino - Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School and Academy

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May

8

Out of the Darkness Community Walk

Posted May 8th, 2018 by Peggy Myers  Category: Community Interest

Out of the Darkness Toledo Community Walk Held in hundreds of cities across the country, they give people the courage to open up about their own struggle or loss, and the platform to change our culture’s approach to mental health. When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Walks, you join the effort with […]

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Peggy Myers - AFSP | 2423 S. Holland Sylvania Rd, Apt #253 | Maumee, OH 43537

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May

8

Jersey Mike’s Subs to Open First Toledo Location Owners Celebrate With Free Sub Fundraiser TOLEDO, Ohio – Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, will open in Toledo on May 9. Franchise owners Vibha and Niles Patel will hold a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from Wednesday, May 9 to Sunday, […]

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Kyle Potvin - Jersey Mike\'s Subs | 2251 Landmark Place | Manasquan, NJ 08736

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April

17

The Toledo Lucas County Public Library was selected as the 2018 winner of the Award for Excellence in Reference and Adult Services, sponsored by ReferenceUSA, for the Living Better, Spending Smarter page. As a one-stop shop for personal finance, investment and referral information for northwest Ohio, Living Better, Spending Smarter was developed in collaboration by […]

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Leighann Wood - Toledo Lucas County Public Library

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April

17

Toledo, OH – We are getting revved up here at the Toledo Area Humane Society for our 33rd Annual Bark in the Park! What better way to get the community excited then by combining a love for food and passion for animals together into one GREAT restaurant week! Starting Sunday, April 15th to Saturday, April […]

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Abbey Hall - Toledo Area Humane Society | 827 Illinois Avenue | Maumee, OH

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April

17

Toledo-Area Police Win Best Dressed in Nation

Posted Apr 17th, 2018 by Alyssa Darah  Category: Community Interest, General News, Toledo.com

The next time you see a Perrysburg Township police officer, take notice of the uniform: it’s one of the sharpest in the nation according to the North American Association of Uniform Manufacturers & Distributors (NAUMD). The Perrysburg Township PD was one of five departments to top the list of the NAUMD’s annual Best Dressed Public […]

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Alyssa Darah - Superior Uniform Sales, Inc. | 909 Phillips Ave | Toledo, OH 43612

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April

17

Toledo Zoo Saddened by Death of Masai Giraffe

Posted Apr 17th, 2018 by Shayla Moriarty  Category: Community Interest, General News, Other

TOLEDO, Ohio — The Toledo Zoo is sad to report that Bahati, a four-year-old female Masai giraffe, was humanely euthanized today due to rapidly declining health. Bahati was born at the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere on December 13, 2013. She was loaned to Toledo Zoo on recommendation of the Giraffe Species Survival Plan in April […]

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Shayla Moriarty - The Toledo Zoo

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April

17

Pet Extravaganza

Posted Apr 17th, 2018 by Kristi Shepler  Category: Community Interest, Toledo.com

In this crazy world in which we live it is nice to bring the scale back down to the community. It is time to take a break and reconnect with our animal friends. St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church is once again hosting the Pet Extravaganza Saturday April 28th from 1 – 3pm. With the shorter time […]

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Kristi Shepler - St. Stephen Lutheran Church | 7800 Erie Street | Sylvania, OH 43560

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April

17

Sunshine Communities has opened two new fully-accessible homes for residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities. These Family Care Homes in Toledo offer opportunities for more independent living and meaningful connections to the community – to neighbors, faith groups and local businesses. This “community integration” is part of a national movement to help people with disabilities […]

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

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April

17

Ready, Set, Spring! Health Event

Posted Apr 17th, 2018 by Ashley Payment  Category: Community Interest, Toledo.com

Join us for our annual Minority Health Month event! This year our theme is ‘Ready, Set, Spring!’ We will be having an event on April 19, 2018 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at the Uptown Green Park (1904 Madison Avenue, Toledo, OH 43604). We will be offering fitness classes, cooking demonstrations, health screenings, raffles, […]

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Ashley Payment - Northwest Ohio Pathways HUB | 3231 Central Park West, Suite 200 | Toledo, OH 43617

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April

17

Our Sustainable Future – Ready or Not, Here We Come!

Posted Apr 17th, 2018 by Julian Johnson  Category: Community Interest

Science Alliance for Valuing the Environment (SAVE) presents Our Sustainable Future – Ready or Not, Here We Come! at 7:30 p.m. on April 24th. The featured guest is John Krochmalny, retired Industrial Technologies Faculty from Northwest State Community College; and co-founder of the college’s Education for Sustainability program that addresses the challenges of energy management, […]

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

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April

17

Luminations!

Posted Apr 17th, 2018 by Julian Johnson  Category: Community Interest, 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 by Honorary Co-Chairs Ramirez and Faye […]

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

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April

17

6th Annual Karl Rahner Lecture

Posted Apr 17th, 2018 by Julian Johnson  Category: Community Interest, Events

The Sylvania Franciscan Village (SFV) presents the 6th Annual Karl Rahner Lecture in honor of Father Jim Bacik from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 31st. Guest Lecturer Mary Catherine Hilkert, O.P., will address “Ordinary Grace: Human Life As Sacramental.” Karl Rahner is noted for speaking of “ordinary mysticism” as well as his insight […]

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

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April

17

14th annual Toledo Plant Exchange

Posted Apr 17th, 2018 by Tahree Lane  Category: Community Interest, Events, Toledo.com

The Toledo Plant Exchange invites all to share the pleasure of working the soil, on Sat. May 5. Drop off your plants (weed-free and labeled) and gently used gardening paraphernalia from 8:30 to 10am in the underground parking garage at Main Library downtown. While you wait, check out informational booths and pick the brains of […]

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Tahree Lane - Toledo Plant Exchange | Toledo, OH

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March

20

Toledo Zoo Announces New Partnership

Posted Mar 20th, 2018 by Shayla Moriarty  Category: Community Interest, General News

TOLEDO, Ohio — Toledo Zoo and ProMedica are exemplifying the old adage that together everyone achieves more through their new partnership to renovate the Zoo’s 80+ year old Museum of Science. Today, the two organizations will announce the details of the new partnership to re-open the WPA-era building in the spring of 2019 as a […]

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Shayla Moriarty - The Toledo Zoo

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March

6

Site Selection Magazine ranked Toledo third in the nation for economic development among mid-size cities. The national magazine released its 2017 Governor’s Cup Awards today. Toledo outperformed Columbus, Cleveland, and Cincinnati, according to the magazine. Akron was seventh and Dayton was eighth. “Recognition for Toledo’s business and economic development successes should go to our partners, […]

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Ignazio Messina - City of Toledo

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March

6

TOLEDO, OH – TSA students from the classroom of Joy Carson, Stephen Johnston and Leslie Taylor are beginning a collaborative project with QSI Fabrication Inc. to learn more about design and development, while gaining educational experience in CAD (computer-aided design) and welding. This eight-week project will last until late April, resulting in human scale sculptures […]

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Laura Doles - Toledo School for the Arts

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March

6

Toledo, OH – Partners in Education, an organization dedicated to enhancing student success through community engagement, is proud to announce a partnership with Family House Shelter, which provides homeless families in crisis with comprehensive housing and services. Throughout February and early March, Partners in Education will bring their All in for Kindergarten series to the […]

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Michelle Klinger - Partners in Education | 500 N. Superior St., Suite 306 | Toledo, OH 43604

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