Archive for the ‘Community Interest’ Category

January

30

The Lourdes University Art Department presents Toledo Streets and Scenes: Photography Exhibit and Art Sale on Wednesday, February 6 from 530p to 730p at the Canticle Center, 5335 Silica Dr. in Sylvania. The exhibit features photos taken by vendors of Toledo Streets Newspaper. The event is free and open to the public. Toledo Streets Newspaper […]

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Briana A. Peters - Lourdes University

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January

30

Recently, Partners in Education was awarded a $25,000 grant from the FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of North American automaker FCA US LLC. The grant will support youth literacy via the Mentors in Toledo Schools program. “Partners in Education is thrilled to be a recipient of a grant from the FCA Foundation. This funding allows […]

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Michelle Klinger - Partners in Education | 1500 N. Superior, Suite 306 | Toledo, Ohio 43604

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January

30

The Toledo Lucas County Public Library System has teamed up with NewsGuard to provide library patrons with a news literacy tool to help them assess the reliability of the news and information websites they see online. For the past two years, the Library has been focused on providing Mozilla’s Web Literacy training to both its […]

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Kelsey Cogan - Toledo Lucas County Public Library

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January

25

Be Kind to Yourself

Posted Jan 25th, 2019 by NAMI Wood County  Category: Community Interest

On Tuesday, February 12th at the WW Knight Nature Preserve (Perrysburg, OH) from 6:00pm-7:30pm, the Education Series will celebrate ‘Random Acts of Kindness’ week and coincide with the question, “how are you kind to yourself”? Need some ideas on how to treat yourself right? Well, special guest speaker(s) from the Karuna House in Perrysburg, OH […]

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NAMI Wood County - NAMI Wood County | 541 W Wooster St | Bowling Green, OH 43402

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January

15

On Friday, January 18, 2019, Lourdes University’s Mission and Ministry Office is hosting “Fill the Freezer” 24 Hour Marathon. Starting at 3pm, Lourdes students, faculty, and staff will work shifts making casseroles over a 24-hour period. The casserole marathon benefits the university’s weekly Toledo Labre project. “The ‘Annual Fill the Freezer’ marathon allows us to […]

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Briana Peters - Lourdes University

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January

14

The Sylvania Franciscan Village is pleased to host an ecumenical prayer service, commemoration and panel discussion in honor of the life and legacy of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Tuesday, Jan. 22 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Ebeid Student Center, located in the lower level of Russell Ebeid Hall at […]

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Laurie Bertke - Sylvania Franciscan Village | 6832 Convent Blvd. | Sylvania, Ohio 43560

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January

11

On January 8, 2019, Dr. James Patrick, the Lucas County Coroner, will be stepping aside after decades of service to Lucas County. Dr. Patrick has grown the Lucas County Coroner’s Office into a regional forensic center. Under Ohio Law, the Central Committee of Lucas County Democratic Party has the initial opportunity to appoint a qualified […]

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Kurt Young

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January

11

The Lourdes University Lifelong Learning program presents fun, hassle-free day trips throughout the year. To make reservations, call 419-824-3707 or email lifelong@lourdes.edu. I’m Getting Sentimental Over You Saturday, March 9 $56 for members; $66 for non-members An exceptional evening of hits from the Golden Era of Jazz! Conductor Alain Trudel will be joined by legendary […]

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Helene Sheets - Lourdes University

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January

11

Two additional members of the Metroparks Board of Park Commissioners, Kevin Dalton and Molly Luetke, were sworn in this morning by Judge Jack Puffenberger in Lucas County Probate Court. Current board president Scott Savage was sworn to a fifth term on Friday. At their last meeting, current members Mr. Savage, Lera Doneghy and Fritz Byers […]

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Scott Carpenter - Metroparks of Toledo

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January

11

Toledo Library goes Fine Free

Posted Jan 11th, 2019 by Kelsey Cogan  Category: Community Interest, General News, Toledo.com

Fines for late items/materials have always been part of the Library experience. But should they be? Charging overdue fines is not a strong motivator to return Library materials on time. For many families in the Lucas County community, overdue fines serve as a real barrier to access. And for those who can afford to pay […]

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Kelsey Cogan - The Toledo Lucas County Public Library

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January

11

Project PJ 2019

Posted Jan 11th, 2019 by Cheri  Category: Community Interest, Toledo.com

Project PJ collections are now through February 28th. Help us collect bedtime essentials for children in need throughout Northwest Ohio. We are currently collecting pjs, pillows, pillow cases, blankets, books, hygiene items, stuffed animals, slippers, etc. You can bring your donation into one of our drop off locations listed on our website or directly into […]

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

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December

20

TOLEDO, Ohio – Leaders influence others first by who they are and then by what they do. Toledo Zoo’s volunteer program is considered a leader and model for Zoo’s around the world and recently received several prominent awards for their efforts. The Zoo’s volunteer manager, Bill Davis, recently received the Clean Streams Partner Award from […]

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Shayla Moriarty - The Toledo Zoo

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December

20

Toledo Zoo & O-I Recognized

Posted Dec 20th, 2018 by Shayla Moriarty  Category: Community Interest, General News, Toledo.com

TOLEDO, Ohio – Teamwork makes the dream work. Toledo Zoo and Owens-Illinois have been working together to realize the collective dream of bettering our community for more than 30 years. Recently, this partnership was honored by the local chapter of a national conservation organization for their landscaping efforts. Toledo Zoo’s urban prairie at Owens-Illinois world […]

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Shayla Moriarty - The Toledo Zoo

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December

20

TOLEDO, OH- The defending IL West Division Champs manager, Doug Mientkiewicz, will return to lead the Toledo Mud Hens for the 2019 season. Mike Hessman, Mud Hens and Minor League Baseball’s home run king will join the team as hitting coach. Completing the Hens coaching staff are Juan Nieves as pitching coach and Basilio Cabrera […]

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Andi Roman - The Toledo Mud Hens

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December

14

Toledo, OH – The city of Toledo, together with the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, today announced plans to design and construct a new youth development park located in the Old South End neighborhood that will feature a 75,000-square-foot multi-sport synthetic turf field used for football, soccer, and baseball/softball and provide local youth with a safe […]

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Katy Ford

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December

14

Tierra Raiti Wins Concerto Competition

Posted Dec 14th, 2018 by Laura Doles  Category: Community Interest, General News

TOLEDO, OH – Toledo School for the Arts student violinist, Tierra Raiti won the Junior Division of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Friends Young Artist Concerto Competition. The Fort Wayne Philharmonic Friends sponsor a Young Artist Solo Concerto Competition each year for young students through the age of 18. Entrants are required to memorize and perform […]

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Laura Doles - Toledo School for the Arts

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December

7

Looking for something fun for your kids to do over Holiday break? Look no further, the Toledo Area Humane Society is offering a three-day Snowy Paws Day Camp for children ages 7 to12 years old. This three-day camp runs from Dec. 26 to Dec. 28, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for children ages […]

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Jackie Kinnee - Toledo Area Humane Society

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November

30

Anita Lopez, Lucas County Auditor is happy to announce the start of the 2018-2019 Dog Licensing Season. The Auditor encourages all Lucas County Dog owners to renew their licenses as soon as possible at any of the county’s, thirty-one (31) vendor locations. Last season, Toledo Lucas County Library and the Auditor formed a licensing partnership. […]

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Anita Lopez - The Lucas County Auditor's Office

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November

28

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Bridge connecting downtown Toledo and East Toledo will reopen at or before 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30. The bridge was closed Sept. 24 for Toledo Waterways Initiative work to install an 84-inch pipe connecting a combined sewer overflow to a 5.2-million-gallon storage basin under International Park. The Toledo Waterways Initiative […]

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Ignazio Messina - City of Toledo

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November

28

Science Alliance for Valuing the Environment, Inc. (S.A.V.E.) presents “Santa, St. Francis & the Animals” on Saturday, December 1 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Canticle Center, 5335 Silica Drive, in Sylvania. The event is free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by the Lourdes University Education Department and the Center for Science Education […]

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Helene Sheets - Lourdes University

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