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July

23

Six Months After Moving in, New Walbridge Neighbors Brighten

Posted Jul 23rd, 2018 by Sara Wilson  Category: Community Interest

WALBRIDGE – Just six months after moving into Walbridge, the men and women of Sunshine Communities have been busy connecting with their new neighbors — delivering lunch-time meals to senior citizens, planting flowers around St. Jerome Catholic Church, tending animals at the Wood County Humane Society, and cleaning up trails at several area parks. These […]

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Sara Wilson - Sunshine | 7223 Maumee Western Road | Maumee, OH 43537

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July

19

Giving Beds to Children in Need – Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Posted Jul 19th, 2018 by Michael Horvath  Category: Community Interest

The Maumee Valley chapter of Sleep in Heavenly Peace (SHP) is taking applications for beds. Children between age 3 and 17 who do not have a bed and live in Northwest Ohio are eligible to receive a free bed, complete with mattress, sheets, comforter, and pillow. You can request beds for your family or you […]

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Michael Horvath - Sleep in Heavenly Peace | Maumee Valley | Northwest, OH

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July

19

Music in the Meadow

Posted Jul 19th, 2018 by Nikki Schultt  Category: Community Interest

Your invited to a FREE outdoor concert! Please bring a chair or blanket and listen to musical guest John Pickle. Story Point Food Truck will be onsite with food available for purchase. Wednesday, July 25th, 5-7PM at Spring Meadows Nursing and Rehab Centre, 1125 Clarion Ave, Holland OH 43528.

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Nikki Schultt - Spring Meadows Nursing and Rehab Centre | 1125 Clarion Ave | Holland, OH 43528

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July

12

Toledo, OH – The Toledo Area Humane Society is partnering with six local Chipotle locations for a special Cause and Effect Fundraising Day on Thursday, July 26th. Last year’s fundraising day raised nearly $7,000 for the animals here at TAHS. That is why the Toledo Area Humane Society (TAHS) is happy to announce that they […]

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Abbey Hall - Toledo Area Humane Society

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July

12

Getting Ahead Helps Staff Map Out a Better Life

Posted Jul 12th, 2018 by Sara Wilson  Category: Community Interest

For the nation’s 4.5 million Direct Support Professionals, debt, family tensions, oreven a flat tire can disrupt their ability to provide the highest-quality care to men, women and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. A21-session Getting Ahead in the Workplace course is part of the national Bridges Out of Poverty curriculum, and it’s helping staff […]

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Sara Wilson - Sunshine | 7223 Maumee Western Road | Maumee, OH 43537

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June

27

The “Downtown Sylvania Under the Lights” project was recently recognized as the cover photo in a national publication. A photo of Downtown Sylvania’s Christmas lighting project was featured on Bronner’s annual Commercial Display catalogue. The Sylvania Area Chamber of Commerce completed the project in the fall of 2017. Strings of lights were hung between buildings […]

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Michelle Sprott - The Sylvania Area Chamber of Commerce

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June

27

The Fair Housing Center and the Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) are pleased to announce a joint effort to ensure public housing programs and services are accessible for persons with disabilities. A three-year agreement paves the way for LMHA residents to benefit from improved processes for accommodations and modifications in their homes that are medically […]

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Sarah Jenkins - The Fair Housing Center

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June

27

Bactrian Camel Born at the Toledo Zoo

Posted Jun 27th, 2018 by Shayla Moriarty  Category: Community Interest, Events, Toledo.com

TOLEDO, Ohio — Toledo Zoo is excited to celebrate every day as hump day with the birth of a female Bactrian camel on May 6, 2018! The new camel was born to mother, Sasha, and father, Cash and has been named Zehra, (zar-rah) which means bright in Mongolian. She was born with two small humps […]

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Shayla Moriarty - The Toledo Zoo

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June

21

Back to School Carnival

Posted Jun 21st, 2018 by Sara Eiden  Category: Community Interest

Saturday, August 25th 2pm Back to School Carnival at The Shops at Fallen Timbers Looking to promote local organizations affiliated with the area schools and youth development. Will be featuring Air Extreme Ohio inflatables, carnival games, Book that Dj, Laurel’s Princess Parties Characters, an outdoor movie, and a raffle! WE want YOU to: set up […]

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Sara Eiden - The Shops at Fallen Timbers | 3100 Main St. # 1599 | Maumee, OH 43537

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June

21

Who: SASS- Student Advocates for Safe Schools hosts; FREE public event What: SASS Summer Picnic- Community Event Where: Wildwood Metorpark, Whitetail Shelter House, 5100 West Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43615 When: Wednesday, June 20th, 2018, from 5-7pm Toledo, OH, (June 19, 2018) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Local grassroots student movement, SASS- Student Advocates for Safe Schools, […]

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Natalie Morgan - Student Advocates for Safe Schools

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June

21

Toledo native, UT graduate, and retired Sylvania School teacher Alan Thompson completed a 12,000 mile bicycle journey along the perimeter of the United States for charity. Come hear his story! An avid cyclist and humanitarian, Alan Thompson raised more than $32,000 for Habitat for Humanity and Save the Children on his journey. He’ll bring his […]

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Ben Malczewski - Toledo Lucas County Public Library

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June

21

How much do you know about keeping yourself and your family safe from fire? Test your knowledge of fire safety in this interactive session. Mercy Health will be hosting a fire safety and burn prevention trivia night to provide your family with the information they need to stay safe. With interactive trivia questions related to […]

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Ben Malczewski - Toledo Lucas County Public Library

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June

7

Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz on June 1 announced an accelerated schedule for opening the city’s public pools and splash pad. The first three of the six Toledo pools — Pickford, Wilson, and Jamie Farr — open this Saturday, June 9. Pool hours are noon to 6 p.m. Thanks to a generous donation from the Buffalo […]

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Ignazio Messina - The City of Toledo

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June

7

Toledo City Council today authorized spending $1 million from the city’s capital improvement Fund and $560,000 from the special assessment improvement fund to pay for the Kapszukiewicz administration’s planned 2018 sidewalk program; authorized spending up to $800,000 from the capital improvement fund to comply with Ohio Environmental Protection Agency orders to permanently close a landfill […]

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Ignazio Messina - City of Toledo

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June

7

[TOLEDO, OH] – Equality Toledo (ET) plans to host an official ribbon-cutting ceremony, unveiling the organization’s new food pantry, located at Collingwood Presbyterian Church (2108 Collingwood Blvd.) on Thursday, June 7 at 10:00 a.m. “Our purpose in opening this pantry is to offer an inclusive space for community members, especially LGBTQ+ folks, struggling with food […]

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- Equality Toledo

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May

29

Toledo School for the Arts earns College Success Award

Posted May 29th, 2018 by Laura Doles  Category: Community Interest, Education

Toledo, OH – Education information nonprofit GreatSchools has awarded Toledo School for the Arts with a 2018 College Success Award in its first report recognizing schools in nine states for commitment to college preparation. GreatSchools pinpointed exceptional high schools based on college preparation, enrollment, and performance. The nonprofit compiled data including college entrance exam scores […]

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Laura Doles - Toledo School for the Arts

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May

29

The city of Toledo is sponsoring four free disposal days at the Hoffman Road Landfill for city residents. They are 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on June 2, July 7, Sept. 8, Nov. 24. Disposal is subject certain terms and conditions. Acceptable bulky waste items include excess trash, furniture, carpeting, mattresses, wood waste, and scrap metal. There […]

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Ignazio Messina - The City of Toledo

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May

29

2018 Engage Toledo Ambassador Academy Details Announced

Posted May 29th, 2018 by Ignazio Messina  Category: Community Interest, General News

Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz announced details of the 2018 Engage Toledo Ambassador Academy during a news conference today. The initiative was launched last year to inspire civic engagement and participation. The next Engage Toledo Ambassador Academy will start on June 6, 2018. It is a ten-week course for city residents to interact with city leaders. […]

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Ignazio Messina - The City of Toledo

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May

29

Accomplished Seniors Complete Their Final Year at TSA

Posted May 29th, 2018 by Laura Doles  Category: Community Interest, Education

TSA Recognizes Strong Academic and Artistic Record of Sixteenth Graduating Class Toledo, OH — Ninety-one seniors are candidates for graduation from Toledo School for the Arts this spring. The ceremony will be held at the Valentine Theatre on Saturday, May 26. Students receiving diplomas are members of the sixteenth class to graduate from the school […]

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Laura Doles - Toledo School for the Arts

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May

29

New Rhinoceros at Toledo Zoo

Posted May 29th, 2018 by Kim Haddix  Category: Community Interest, General News

TOLEDO, Ohio — Swaagat, Aashish (ah-sheesh). Welcome, Aashish. The Zoo is excited to introduce a new three and a half-year-old male Indian rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) as its newest resident. Aashish arrived today from his birthplace, The Wilds in Cumberland, Ohio, as part of a Species Survival Plan recommended move. He is currently being quarantined on […]

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Kim Haddix - The Toledo Zoo and Aquarium

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