Archive for the ‘Community Interest’ Category

March

6

The Kapszukiewicz administration today proposed changes to city boards and commissions. The administration asked Toledo City Council during its agenda review meeting to consider abolishing the Youth Commission. Funding for the Youth Commission executive director salary, which is $62,703 in the proposed 2018 budget, would be shifted to the department of public service. That position […]

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Ignazio Messina - City of Toledo

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March

6

Toledo Botanical Garden Joins Metroparks

Posted Mar 6th, 2018 by Scott Carpenter  Category: Community Interest, General News, Toledo.com

The City of Toledo, Metroparks Toledo, Toledo Public Schools and the Arts Commission are working together to ensure that Toledo Botanical Garden remains one of the region’s cultural gems. An ordinance introduced by the administration and approved Tuesday by city council transfers ownership of the 60-acre garden and artist village in west Toledo to Metroparks. […]

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Scott Carpenter - Metroparks Toledo

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March

6

Mud Hens and Tigers Extend Affiliation

Posted Mar 6th, 2018 by Andi Roman  Category: Community Interest, General News, Toledo.com

TOLEDO, OH – The Toledo Mud Hens and the Detroit Tigers have extended their player development agreement through the 2020 season, cementing a relationship between these two historic franchises that dates back more than 30 years. Toledo has served as Detroit’s top minor league affiliate since 1987. “We have always had a great working relationship […]

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Andi Roman - Toledo Mud Hens

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March

6

Milestones Award Luncheon

Posted Mar 6th, 2018 by Marla Garner  Category: Community Interest, Events

YWCA of Northwest Ohio is honored to celebrate seven amazing women this year for their outstanding contributions to our community during the 23rd annual Milestones Awards luncheon, held at the Seagate Centre, Wednesday, March 28th from 11:30am – 1:30pm.

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Marla Garner - YWCA of Northwest Ohio | 1018 Jefferson Ave | Toledo, OH 43604

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March

6

Cultivating Community: Gardens for Good

Posted Mar 6th, 2018 by Suzanne Saggese  Category: Community Interest

Did you know that nearly 1 in 5 Lucas County residents struggle with food insecurity? You can help! Do you, your neighbors, or your faith-based community have an interest in gardening? Consider starting a commuity garden or growing extra produce for donation to local food banks and food pantries. Lucas County Extension in collaboration with […]

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Suzanne Saggese - OSU Extension | One Government Center Suite 550 | Toledo, OH 43604

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March

6

Gear Up for Bike Month

Posted Mar 6th, 2018 by Mary Pat McCarthy  Category: Community Interest, Toledo.com

Start planning now for Bike Month in May. How will you participate? May 9 Bike to School Day Schools hold special events to encourage young students to walk or cycle to school. Cycle with your children. May 12 Bike Day at the Toledo Farmers Market (9 a.m. – noon) Ride to the market in downtown […]

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Mary Pat McCarthy - TMACOG | 300 MLK Drive | Toledo, OH 43613

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February

14

The Franciscan Center announces March events

Posted Feb 14th, 2018 by Helene Sheets  Category: Community Interest, Events

The Franciscan Center of Lourdes University is pleased to announce the March slate of events. Saturday, March 3 The Toledo Symphony’s Welltower Mozart & More series presents Concerto Nos. 5 & 20 at 2:30 p.m. featuring William Eddins, conductor and pianist. Mr. Eddins is the Music Director Emeritus of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and a […]

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Helene Sheets - The Franciscan Center of Lourdes University

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February

14

Black Swamp Conservancy is launching an initiative to support northwest Ohio’s next generation of farmers. The Northwest Ohio Farm Access Program will serve as an agriculture incubator to reduce the biggest hurdle facing beginning farmers – acquiring farmland. The initiative also aims at connecting them with training opportunities and assistance to increase local and sustainable […]

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Julie Pompa - Black Swamp Conservancy

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February

14

Luminations! benefits student scholarships

Posted Feb 14th, 2018 by Helene Sheets  Category: Community Interest, Education, 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 […]

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Helene Sheets - Lourdes University

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February

14

MVCDS student Nipun Jayatissa '19 has been selected as a 2018 finalist for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) THINK program, an annual science research and innovation competition for high school students. His research proposal was selected as one of six finalists out of over 175 proposals received from students around the country. He has […]

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Melissa E. Kuhl - Maumee Valley Country Day School

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February

14

People are doing great things in northwest Ohio to support equal justice. Please help us recognize them for their hard work and commitment to helping others with an Access to Justice Award. LAWO, ABLE, and the Toledo Bar Association Pro Bono Legal Services Program want to publicly recognize extraordinary service in the public interest by […]

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Jen - ABLE and LAWO | 525 Jefferson Ave | Toledo, OH 43604

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February

14

"The Muddy Eagle" Run

Posted Feb 14th, 2018 by Brenda Zachel  Category: Community Interest

Eisenhower Intermediate School is having their 3rd Community Mud Run Course “The Muddy Eagle” on May 19th. This 1.5 mile mud & obstacle course is a fantastic family race or a great starter race for those who have always wanted to participate in a mud race. It is a no-pressure untimed race that is open […]

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Brenda Zachel - Eisenhower Intermediate School | 331 S. N. Curtice Rd | Oregon, OH 43616

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January

31

Bluegrass & Green Acres

Posted Jan 31st, 2018 by Julie Pompa  Category: Community Interest, Events, Toledo.com

Black Swamp Conservancy’s 7th annual fundraiser, Bluegrass & Green Acres, has changed locations for its 2018 event. The Malawi Event Center at Toledo Zoo is the setting for the March 16 celebration, which begins at 6:30 p.m. Grand Rapids, Mich.-based bluegrass, dobro and roots music artist Mark Lavengood Band will entertain for the evening. This […]

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Julie Pompa - Black Swamp Conservancy | PO Box 332 | Perrysburg, OH 43552

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January

31

7th Annual Project PJ

Posted Jan 31st, 2018 by Cheri  Category: Community Interest, Toledo.com

Nothing is better on a cold winter night than a cozy pair of PJ’s! It’s SeaGate Food Banks 7th annual PROJECT PJ, collecting now thru February 24th. Whether new or gently used; SeaGate is seeking donations of blankets, pajamas, slippers, toiletries, books, and stuffed animals to help underserved children in our community keep warm and […]

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

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January

31

Hometown Coach Scores Touchdown with Packo’s

Posted Jan 31st, 2018 by Kirsten Ingram  Category: Community Interest, General News

Central Catholic athletic director Greg Dempsey will kick off the 2018 bun signing season at Toledo’s most famous eatery Coach Dempsey arrives at the Original Tony Packo’s® on Front St. at 1pm on Tuesday, January 30 to autograph one of the restaurant’s iconic celebrity hot dog buns. The press and public are invited to join […]

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Kirsten Ingram - Toledo.com | 3250 Levis Commons Blvd | Perrysburg, OH 43551-7144

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January

21

TOLEDO, OH – The Toledo Symphony Orchestra is proud to announce ProMedica as the sponsor of its Classics Series. This sponsorship will go into effect immediately, covering the remainder of this performance season (2017-2018) and will continue through the (2018-2019) performance season, the Toledo Symphony’s 75 th anniversary season and Music Director Alain Trudel’s first […]

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Felecia Kanney - The Toledo Symphony Orchestra

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January

21

Play It Forward Collected Thousands Of Toys

Posted Jan 21st, 2018 by Allison Schroeder  Category: Community Interest, General News

PERRYSBURG, OH (January 19, 2018) From Barbie Dolls to tool benches, Legos to bikes, the 8th Annual Play It Forward Used Toy Drive brought hundreds of people, with thousands of toy donations to Levis Commons last weekend. But the project has just begun! Today, Cousino Restoration is picking up the 30+ pallets of toys from […]

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Allison Schroeder - The Town Center at Levis Commons

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January

21

Inspire Toledo

Posted Jan 21st, 2018 by Erin Braun  Category: Community Interest

Join us on February 10th at Junior League’s fundraiser, Inspire Toledo, for a Mardi Gras inspired evening of dancing, games of chance, a NOLA signature drink, AND your ticket to the event is an entry for a $1,000 cash prize! When you put on that Mardi Gras mask you’re helping support the Junior League of […]

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Erin Braun - Junior League of Toledo | 27 Broadway | Toledo, OH 43604

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January

1

Lourdes Presents Sibs N’ Kids Weekend

Posted Jan 1st, 2018 by Julian Johnson  Category: Community Interest

Lourdes University Department of Student Activities presents Sibs N’ Kids Weekend on February 16-18, 2018. Lourdes students are encouraged to invite up to two (2) siblings, cousins, nieces, nephews, or neighbors between the ages of 5-15 years old for numerous activities throughout the weekend. Programs include Step Afrika Performance Troupe, a visit from the Toledo […]

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

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December

13

Global Climate Disruption

Posted Dec 13th, 2017 by Julian Johnson  Category: Community Interest

On Tuesday, January 23rd, the Science Alliance for Valuing the Environment, Inc. (S.A.V.E.) presents Global Climate Disruption: How Do We Know? What Can We Do? with Dr. Andy Jorgensen from 7:30 to 9 p.m. The lecture will be held at the Franciscan Center on the Lourdes University campus and is free and open to the […]

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

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