Archive for the ‘Community Interest’ Category

March

19

TOLEDO, Ohio — The Toledo Zoo & Aquarium was recently honored by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife with the 2017 Wildlife Diversity Conservation Award. The award was presented to Zoo representatives, director of conservation and research, Kent Bekker, Wild Toledo coordinator, Ryan Walsh and conservation biologist, Matt Cross, at the Wildlife […]

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Shayla Moriarty - The Toledo Zoo and Aquarium

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March

16

Grab your sneakers and fetch a furry friend for the Toledo Area Humane Society’s 32nd Annual Bark in the Park! This pet friendly walk is a great way to get your family and friends outside for a fun afternoon at TAHS right here in Maumee. There will be games for kids and pups alike, great […]

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Jessica LaValley - Toledo Area Humane Society | 827 Illinois Avenue

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March

16

The International Dinner Potluck at Maumee Valley Country Day School will be Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Dinner will be 6:00 – 8:00pm in the School Cafeteria. Entertainment will follow at the K Center, 7:00 – 7:30pm. This event is open to the public and $5 per person. This is a chance to share and celebrate […]

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Melissa Kuhl - Maumee Valley Country Day School | 1715 S. Reynolds Rd | Toledo, OH 43614

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March

16

Luminations!

Posted Mar 16th, 2017 by Julian Johnson  Category: Community Interest, Events

Lourdes University hosts its annual, premier scholarship fundraising event – Luminations! – on Saturday, April 29 at 6 p.m. Honorary Co-Chairs are Mike and Jennifer Koralewski and Lourdes University President Mary Ann Gawelek and her husband Frank Kleshinski. Tickets are $125 each or $150 for patron tickets. Table and event sponsorship are also available. Seats […]

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

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March

16

No Show, No Dinner Gala

Posted Mar 16th, 2017 by Angi LaGreca  Category: Community Interest, Events

You are cordially invited to join us for the “No Show No Dinner Gala”. Do not call us for reservations; there will be no hors d’oeuvre, or dinner served. No shimmery dresses or shiny shoes, no violins playing, and no one singing the blues. Just buy a raffle ticket and well…do NOTHING! On Saturday (April […]

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

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March

16

7th Annual “That’s Me!” Baby and Child Portrait contest benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northwest Ohio Starts Monday, March 27, 2017! Starting on Monday, March 27 through April 28, 2017, families can have their child’s portrait taken for FREE by local children’s photographer Kurt Nielsen at Kurt Nielsen Photography, 5431 Schultz Drive, Sylvania, Ohio, […]

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Kurt Nielsen - Kurt Nielsen Photography | 5431 Schultz Dr | Sylvania, OH 43560

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March

16

Annual Lourdes University Research and Scholarship Symposium

Posted Mar 16th, 2017 by Julian Johnson  Category: Community Interest

The 13th Annual Lourdes University Research & Scholarship Symposium runs from 4 to 9 p.m. on Monday, April 24. The event is free and open to the public as we discuss ways to enhance our mission to providing our students with some of the top scholarships nationwide. For more information, contact Thomas Estrella at testrella@lourdes.edu […]

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

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March

12

University of Toledo Music students capture high honors

Posted Mar 12th, 2017 by Dr. Denise Ritter Bernardini  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Community Interest, Education

Three University of Toledo student singers have won high honors at recent national, regional and state competitions. Moises Salazar (tenor), an undergraduate student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Vocal Performance, advanced to the finals in the national Orpheus Vocal Competition and took home a scholarship to study in Austria this summer. Master’s degree voice student, […]

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Dr. Denise Ritter Bernardini - University of Toledo School of Visual and Performing Arts

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March

12

Lourdes University Spring Visit Day- April 22

Posted Mar 12th, 2017 by Julian Johnson  Category: Community Interest, Education

Explore Lourdes University and Gray Wolf country. Check-in starts at 10:30 a.m. at the Franciscan Center. The program begins at 11 a.m. Prospective students and their parents can tour campus accompanied by Lourdes students and an undergraduate admission representative. During the tour, students are encouraged to meet their peers who attend Lourdes, share their academic […]

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

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March

12

Spring Attic Treasures Rummage Sale

Posted Mar 12th, 2017 by Norman Gregory  Category: Community Interest

Zion Lutheran Church LCMC 8307 Memorial Hwy. Ottawa Lake Mich. 49267 will be having its annual Spring Attic Treasures Rummage Sale on April 21, and 22, 2017 between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm each day. For more information call 734-856-2921

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Norman Gregory - Zion Lutheran Church | 8307 Memorial Hwy. | Ottawa Lake, MI 49267

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March

12

Author Jennifer Teege Lecture at Franciscan Center

Posted Mar 12th, 2017 by Julian Johnson  Category: Community Interest

The Jewish Federation of Toledo, Holocaust Center of Toledo and the Toledo Lucas County Public Library present author Jennifer Teege for a special lecture at 7pm at the Lourdes University Franciscan Center located at 6832 Convent Blvd. Ms. Teege will speak about the book she penned – My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me: A Black […]

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Julian Johnson - Jewish Federation of Toledo | 6465 Sylvania Avenue | Sylvania, OH 43560

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March

12

NAOMI Massage Benefit

Posted Mar 12th, 2017 by Sandra Gill  Category: Community Interest, Toledo.com

A day of pampering, food, fun and fellowship. Visit our exciting and diverse vendor tables. Admission is free. Saturday, March 11, 2017 8:30 – 3PM 5301 Nebraska Ave. Toledo, OH 43615 NAOMI is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing shelter, support and beneficial services for women overcoming alcohol and substance abuse. 100% of the massage […]

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Sandra Gill - NAOMI | 5301 Nebraska Ave. | Toledo, OH 43615

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March

6

Recognition Celebration in Rosary Care Center

Posted Mar 6th, 2017 by Julian Johnson  Category: Community Interest

The Lourdes University, Sisters of St. Francis, and Sylvania Franciscan Village have collaborated to put together this appreciation event on Wednesday, March 8 at 11:30 a.m. All Sisters of St. Francis will enjoy cake and ice cream to kick off National Catholic Sisters Week. Each Sister will also receive a flower in honor of her […]

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

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March

3

Chautauqua Rossford 2017 & Riverfest in Rossford, OH

Posted Mar 3rd, 2017 by Catharine Harned  Category: Community Interest, Events

If history was your favorite subject in school, or even if it wasn’t, you will be amazed and delighted when history comes to life before your very eyes in Rossford, Ohio July 19-23, 2017. The Rossford Convention & Visitors Bureau received a grant from Ohio Humanities in Columbus to produce the local event. Join us […]

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Catharine Harned - Rossford Convention & Visitors Bureau | 1001 Dixie Hwy., Suite D | Rossford, OH 43460

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March

1

Metroparks of the Toledo Area donated 9,940 lbs. of deer meat this year to Cherry Street Mission Ministries and Holy Trinity Catholic Parish in Assumption to feed the hungry. The venison is from 200 deer culled from two Metroparks, Oak Openings Preserve and Swan Creek Preserve. Since the beginning of the year, Metroparks donated 9,540 […]

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Scott Carpenter - Metroparks of Toledo

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March

1

Introduction to Zen Buddhism Workshop March 19

Posted Mar 1st, 2017 by Jay Rinsen Weik  Category: Community Interest, Toledo.com

Great Heartland Buddhist Temple of Toledo will host an Introduction to Zen Buddhism Workshop on Sunday, March 19 from 2 to 4 p.m. at 6537 Angola Road, Holland, Ohio 43528. There is no cost to participate, and all are welcome. “This event will enable folks to learn about Zen Buddhism in a relaxed and friendly […]

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Jay Rinsen Weik - Buddhist Temple of Toledo | 6537 Angola Road | Holland, OH 43528

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February

28

Joseph M. Magliochetti Summit- "A Driving Force of Good"

Posted Feb 28th, 2017 by Julian Johnson  Category: Community Interest

The Lourdes University College of Business and Leadership presents the 2017 Joseph M. Magliochetti Leadership Summit on Wednesday, March 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Park Inn, 101 N. Summit Street in downtown Toledo. Featured speakers include Dr. Carolyn Yauyan Woo, President and CEO of Catholic Relief Services, the official international humanitarian […]

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

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February

23

Spring is in the air ladies and it’s time to refresh your wardrobe at Sylvania Women’s Connection West next luncheon “Fashion for Your Life”. You will be treated to a fabulous style show by White House Black Market featuring Adrienne Hunyor, and a delicious lunch. Our speaker, Frankie Szamatowicz, from Sunbury, Ohio, will uplift you […]

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Julie - Sylvania Women\'s Connection West | 7455 Erie St. | Sylvania, OH 43560

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February

23

Democracy Day is Here

Posted Feb 23rd, 2017 by Mike Ferner  Category: Community Interest

And we want your participation! Last year nearly 64% of Toledo’s citizens voted YES on ISSUE 1 in support of a constitutional amendment to abolish corporate constitutional rights and money as speech. As a result of this vote, Toledo is holding its first annual Democracy Day public hearing on the corrupting influence of moneyed interests […]

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Mike Ferner - Toledo Move to Amend

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February

21

Climate Change addressed at S.A.V.E. Lecture

Posted Feb 21st, 2017 by Julian Johnson  Category: Community Interest

Science Alliance for Valuing the Environment, Inc. (S.A.V.E.) presents the Honorable George Heartwell, former Mayor of Grand Rapids, MI, on Tuesday, March 14, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the Franciscan Center of Lourdes University, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania. The lecture titled “Tween Scylla and Charybdis: Negotiating the Stormy Waters of Climate Change” is […]

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

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