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April

20

Remembering Det. Keith Dressel

Posted Apr 20th, 2017 by Diane Miscannon  Category: Community Interest

Thursday, May 18, 2017. 11am to 10pm. Hooter’s 4782 Monroe St., Toledo, Ohio. Come join Keith’s family and friends to honor his memory. All are invited. Buffet includes, salad, mini burgers, wings, fries, fried pickles and choice of iced tea or soda. Cost is $20.00. Raffles and door prizes. Proceeds benefit the Officer William Miscannon […]

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Diane Miscannon

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April

20

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Posted Apr 20th, 2017 by Julian Johnson  Category: Community Interest

To wrap up Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Lourdes University will be hosting the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event that will encourage fellowship and tie exercise in with a good cause. The walk will start on Friday, April 21 at 1 p.m. at the start line on the Lourdes University Mid- CAMPUS PARKING LOT […]

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

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April

20

Free Wood County Plant Exchange

Posted Apr 20th, 2017 by Tahree Lane  Category: Community Interest, Events

The free Wood County Plant Exchange is the morning of Sat. April 29 in the Wood County Fairgrounds at Haskins and Poe roads on the north side of Bowling Green. It will accept plants and gently-used garden items from 9 to 10 a.m. and will begin the plant distribution at 10 until all are gone, […]

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Tahree Lane - Toledo Plant Exchange

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April

20

Power of the Promise

Posted Apr 20th, 2017 by Desmond Strooh  Category: Community Interest, Events

Susan G. Komen Northwest Ohio® will host breast cancer activist Polly Letofsky at its Power of the Promise fundraising event on April 27, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. at The Premier. Polly was the first American woman to walk around the world. It took her five years to walk 15,000 miles across 22 countries […]

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Desmond Strooh - Susan G. Komen Northwest Ohio | 3100 W Central Ave, 235 | Toledo, OH 45840

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April

20

The Susan G. Komen Northwest Ohio Race for the Cure® 5K and Family Fun Walk events will be Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 in Findlay and Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 in Toledo. These Races raise money to fund life-saving breast health services in our 24-county service area and energize the best research aimed at finding the […]

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Desmond Strooh - Susan G. Komen Northwest Ohio | 3100 W Central Ave, 235 | Toledo, OH 43606-2957

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April

20

The Federal Budget: A Moral Document

Posted Apr 20th, 2017 by Julian Johnson  Category: Community Interest

Join us on Thursday, May 25 at 5:30pm as Father Jim Bacik examines the administration’s proposed budget from the viewpoint of social justice.Tickets are $35 for the series, $10 per lecture in advance or $15 per lecture at the door. Register at www.sylvaniafranciscanvillage.org/bacik. For more information, contact Sophia Lloyd, Sylvania Franciscan Village Director at slloyd@sistersosf.org […]

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

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April

20

Political Discourse Today: Is Truth Dead?

Posted Apr 20th, 2017 by Julian Johnson  Category: Community Interest

Join us on Thursday, May 18 at the state-of-the-art Franciscan Center located on the Lourdes University campus, as Father Jim Bacik explores the destructive effects of our current political debate which suffers from polarized rhetoric, alternative facts and personal attacks. This event will seat fast so pre registration is advised. Tickets are $35 for the […]

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

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April

10

***Grand Opening & Free Pizza Day for 1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria of Toledo, Ohio, Thursday, April 13th 2017**: Please join us in celebrating the Toledo, Ohio 1000 Degrees Neapolitan Style Pizzeria (located at 5380 Monroe St, Toledo, Ohio, next to Verizon Wireless) Doors open at 11:00 AM this coming Thursday for FREE pizza for all […]

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Jamie Orians - 1000 Degrees Pizza | 5380 Monroe Street | Toledo, OH 43623

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April

10

Women of Toledo Intergenerational High Tea

Posted Apr 10th, 2017 by Danielle Reddick  Category: Community Interest

You are cordially invited to join Women of Toledo as we host an Intergenerational High Tea in celebration of women and generations! On Sunday, April 30th, we hope you’ll join us to enjoy the beautifully scenic surroundings of the Brandywine Country Club, right at the peak of spring time! High Tea includes: Sensational savories such […]

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Danielle Reddick - Women of Toledo | Toledo, OH

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April

10

Women of Toledo: Toledo Macaron Day

Posted Apr 10th, 2017 by Danielle Reddick  Category: Community Interest

What is Macaron Day? Inspired by the annual Jour du Macaron in Paris, in which free macarons are given out and proceeds are given to charity. The patrons of So Sweet will receive one free macaron in exchange for making a donation to Women of Toledo, a 501c3 nonprofit organization serving the Greater Toledo community […]

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Danielle Reddick - Women of Toledo | Toledo, OH

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April

7

It’s a Girl!

Posted Apr 7th, 2017 by Shayla Moriarty  Category: Community Interest, General News, Toledo.com

TOLEDO, Ohio — No tall tales here. The Toledo Zoo has some big news to share… Please join us in welcoming to the world a new female Masai giraffe, born in the evening hours of Monday, April 3. The new female, namedKipenzi which means beloved or precious one in Swahli, weighs 130 pounds and stands […]

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Shayla Moriarty - The Toledo Zoo and Aquarium

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April

7

NAOMI 7th Annual Health Awareness Symposium

Posted Apr 7th, 2017 by Sandra Rivers Gill  Category: Community Interest, Events

NAOMI Inc., a non-profit treatment facility will host a Domestic Violence Event as part of its 7th Annual Health Awareness Symposium on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 11AM at Friendship Baptist Church, 5301 Nebraska Avenue Toledo, Ohio 43615. The goal of the symposium is to raise awareness about domestic violence, discuss and provide organizations advocating […]

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

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April

4

Exhibition of new and existing artwork by “shining lights” of the arts in Toledo opens with debut of new Venue lounge Toledo, OH—April 1, 2017. On Friday, April 7, 20 North Gallery will open “Luminosity,” an exhibition of new and existing works by eight artists of the Toledo area who have served as “shining lights” […]

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Eric L. Hillenbrand - 20 North Gallery | 18 N. St. Clair Street | Toledo, OH 43604

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April

3

March for Science

Posted Apr 3rd, 2017 by Sarah Kurfis  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Community Interest, Events, Toledo.com

The March for Science Toledo is pleased to announce our schedule for April 22, 2017. The rally will start at 10am at International Park. The march will begin at 11am. We will be marching to Imagination Station where there will be a series of teach-in events from 11:30am – 2pm. The March for Science is […]

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Sarah Kurfis - March for Science Toledo

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March

28

Evening with Iyad Burnat: Palestinian Human Rights Activist

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

Lourdes University is sponsoring “An Evening with Iyad Burnat”, a noted Palestinian Human Rights Activist, on Sunday, April 2 at 2:30 p.m. in the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd. in Sylvania. The event is free and open to the public. A book signing of Bil’in and the Non-Violent Resistance is scheduled. Iyad Burnat Born in […]

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

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March

20

People who want to be better informed about how federal transportation money is being spent are invited to participate in the TIP public comment period March 27 through April 7, 2017. People can review the plan and related map and comment online, or attend one of two public meetings. The Transportation Improvement Program (the TIP) […]

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Mary Pat McCarthy - The Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments (TMACOG)

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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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