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November

13

Shop Small Toledo, an initiative that brings small businesses and shoppers together under one roof, will be held from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, at the Seagate Convention Centre, 401 Jefferson Ave. Part of the event’s proceeds will be donated to Read for Literacy, which provides a wide range of […]

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Kari L Bucher - Shop Small Toledo | 5743 Larkhall Drive | Toledo, OH 43614

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November

7

Toledo Symphony today announced that Owens Corning has committed to make a gift of $250,000 to support the Toledo Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA), the new collaboration between the Toledo Symphony and the Toledo Ballet. Owens Corning’s pledge, the first charitable gift for the soon-to-be merged organizations, will be made in two installments in […]

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Allie Dresser - The Toledo Symphony

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November

7

Recreation Task Force Report Available

Posted Nov 7th, 2018 by Ignazio Messina  Category: Community Interest, General Interests, General News

The Kapszukiewicz administration’s Recreation Task Force report has been completed and can be found by clicking here. “I want to thank the task force for its hard work,” Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz said. “This report shows what many in Toledo have already known about our parks – that they are, generally speaking, substandard and we […]

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Ignazio Messina - The City of Toledo

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November

7

Monette Richards, the president of the Center for Inquiry (CFI) NE Ohio chapter, will speak at the November 10th General Meeting of the Secular Humanists of Western Lake Erie (SHoWLE). Her talk is titled “So you’ve voted, now what?” will be an interactive talk on how to introduce yourself to your elected officials and make […]

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Douglas Berger - Secular Humanists of Western Lake Erie | PO Box 6433 | Toledo, OH 43612

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October

13

The City of Toledo today kicked off its 2018 Charitable Giving Campaign to support the United Way of Greater Toledo and Community Shares. The campaign runs through Oct 26. “Many of us as city employees have dedicated ourselves to serving the people of Toledo through a career in public service,” Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz said. “Together, […]

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Ignazio Messina

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October

13

(Toledo, Ohio) A recent financial audit of Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority by the Auditor of State’s office has returned a clean audit report. TARTA’s excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award. TARTA Comptroller Stacey Clink, CPA—director of accounting and financial reporting—stated, “The award reflects the continued dedication and ongoing hard […]

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Steve Atkinson - Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority

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October

13

The city of Toledo received a perfect 2018 Municipal Equality Index score, Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz, City Council Member Nick Komives, and Equality Toledo Executive Director Analese Alvarez announced today during a news conference in front of “The Love Wall” in Uptown. The index tracks factors such as employment policies, nondiscrimination laws, city services, and law […]

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Ignazio Messina - City of Toledo

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October

13

Hollywood Gives Food Drive

Posted Oct 13th, 2018 by Cheri  Category: Community Interest, Toledo.com

Hollywood Gives Food Drive will take place every Thursday, in October and November, from 12pm – 9pm. Donate a non-perishable food item to receive a voucher worth between $5 – $5,000 Free SlotPlay®. This years goal is to collect 16,000 lbs of donated non-perishable food items. Click the link below to find out how to […]

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Cheri - Hollywood Casino | 1968 Miami St. | Toledo, OH 43605

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October

2

TSA Clothing Drive

Posted Oct 2nd, 2018 by Aimee Blankenship  Category: Community Interest

Time to clean out your closets… Donations Accepted October 5th and 6th In collaboration with Nothing Over 9, Toledo School for the Arts Advanced Stage is hosting a clothing drive in support of their New Your City trip this December. They will be accepting infant through adult sizes of gently used and new clothing, shoes, […]

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Aimee Blankenship - Toledo School for the Arts

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September

27

Mayor’s Chess Tournament

Posted Sep 27th, 2018 by Ignazio Messina  Category: Community Interest, Events, General News, Toledo.com

Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz will host a “Mayor’s Chess Tournament” from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Toledo Public Schools Educational Campus, 1609 N. Summit St., at the corner of Summit and Bush. The tournament will be held in the former YMCA gymnasium. Registration is from 8 to 9 a.m. “Chess players […]

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Ignazio Messina - City of Toledo

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September

19

New Lake Erie Island Ferry to Honor Family Matriarch Mary Ann Market Miller Ferries to Put-in-Bay and Middle Bass Island, Ohio has contracted with Fraser Shipyards of Superior, Wisconsin to build a new drive-on, drive-off passenger/vehicle ferry for delivery in fall 2019. The new ferry will be delivered from Lake Superior to Lake Erie and […]

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Jacob Market - Miller Boat Line

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September

19

OhioDance, Ohio’s leading professional organization supporting dance activities will be in residence at Toledo School for the Arts this September. The residency focuses on learning about dance developments taking place in the state of Ohio, and within the Toledo Area. During the residency students will work with guest artist, Michael Lang from the Toledo Ballet. […]

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David Saygers - Toledo School for the Arts

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September

19

Senior Julia Xiong, Perrysburg, will join the “best of the best” for the National Association for Music Education’s (NAfME) 2018 All-National Honor Ensembles November 25-28, 2018, at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort at Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL. Julia was accepted into the first violin section of the All-National Symphony Orchestra. Eligible students qualified nationwide […]

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Melissa E. Kuhl - Maumee Valley Country Day School

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September

18

The Fair Housing Center and the Ohio Diversity Council are hosting the Ohio Fair Housing Summit on Friday, September 21, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Hotel in Toledo, OH. The all-day summit will draw stakeholders from various sectors across the state to highlight the role of fair housing in fostering […]

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Sarah Jenkins - The Fair Housing Center | 432 N. Superior Street | Toledo, OH 43604

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September

18

Stuff The Truck – Friday, November 17th

Posted Sep 18th, 2018 by Cheri Dennis  Category: Community Interest, Toledo.com

Help us “Stuff The Truck” with Thanksgiving fixins’ for families in NW Ohio. This one-day event is hosted at Walt Churchill’s Market on Briarfield in Maumee and on Dixie Hwy in Perrysburg. For the past 20 years, SeaGate Food Bank has provided Thanksgiving meals to local families in need. We need volunteers to help load […]

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

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September

14

Toledo School for the Arts is celebrating their 20th year during the 2018-19 school year. The school was founded in 1999 when a group of 130 students and 15 teachers started classes in the Secor Hotel in downtown Toledo. Since that time the school has moved to the old Jeep facility on 14th Street, the […]

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Laura Doles - Toledo School for the Arts

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September

7

In its effort to model environmental sustainability and demonstrate the Franciscan commitment to respect the gift of all creation, the Sylvania Franciscan Village hosts the 8th Annual Zero-Waste Lunch for its member organizations on Wednesday, October 3 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Franciscan Center of Lourdes University, 6832 Convent Blvd. in Sylvania. […]

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Laurie Bertke - Sylvania Franciscan Village

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September

6

Of the 99 Maumee Valley Country Day School students who sat for Advanced Placement exams last spring, 36% have been designated AP Scholars by The College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced-Placement (AP) Program Exams. Nationally, only about 18% of the more than 1.8 million high school students worldwide who […]

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Melissa E. Kuhl - Maumee Valley Country Day School

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September

6

Feed Your Neighbor

Posted Sep 6th, 2018 by Brian Grinonneau  Category: Community Interest, Toledo.com

It’s Feed Your Neighbor Weekend when St. Vincent de Paul members at St. Patrick of Heatherdowns ask you to help our sisters and brothers in need. We are hoping for donations of peanut butter, cereal, pasta, canned fruit and vegetables, personal care items like toilet paper, body wash, deodorant, shampoo, razors, shaving cream and toothbrushes […]

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Brian Grinonneau - St. Patrick of Heatherdowns | 4201 Heatherdowns | Toledo, OH 43614

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August

31

Wildwood Anglers Grand Opening

Posted Aug 31st, 2018 by Jessica LaValley  Category: Community Interest, General Interests, General News, Sports

Join us for our Grand Opening Day! Wildwood Anglers will officially be opening our doors on Saturday, September 1st, at 9:00am. We specialize in fly fishing guided trips, equipment, and accessories, outdoor clothing and lifestyle necessities for everyone from the avid fly fishermen to the novice outdoorsman. Sylvania, Ohio (August 30, 2018) – Wildwood Anglers, […]

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Jessica LaValley - Wildwood Anglers

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