Archive for the ‘General Interests’ Category

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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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, 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

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

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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November

15

The Kapszukiewicz administration on Tuesday presented Toledo City Council with a plan to move forward with converting streetlights citywide into energy-saving LED lights. “We are beginning the process of changing streetlights to LED and we are working with Toledo Edison on this project,” Toledo Public Services Director Paul Rasmusson said. An ordinance before council requests […]

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Ignazio Messina - The City of Toledo

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November

13

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded Partners in Education a $3,000 grant to support youth literacy via the Mentors in Toledo Schools program. This grant is part of more than $3.4 million the organization awarded to 915 recipients on August 28, 2018. Awarded annually at the beginning of the academic school year inception, youth […]

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

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November

7

Recreation Task Force Report Available

Posted Nov 7th, 2018 by Ignazio Messina  Category: Community Interest, General Interests, General News

The Kapszukiewicz administration’s Recreation Task Force report has been completed and can be found by clicking here. “I want to thank the task force for its hard work,” Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz said. “This report shows what many in Toledo have already known about our parks – that they are, generally speaking, substandard and we […]

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Ignazio Messina - The City of Toledo

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October

13

The City of Toledo today kicked off its 2018 Charitable Giving Campaign to support the United Way of Greater Toledo and Community Shares. The campaign runs through Oct 26. “Many of us as city employees have dedicated ourselves to serving the people of Toledo through a career in public service,” Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz said. “Together, […]

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Ignazio Messina

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September

27

Marc Lautenbach ‘79, President and CEO of Pitney Bowes, and Jon Alexander, film industry visual effects artist with Lucasfilm Ltd., will speak to students on September 28 as part of the 2018 Alumni Speaker Series. Lautenbach, successful as the North America Managing Partner of IBM, brought his experience to struggling postal industry giant Pitney Bowes […]

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Juli Snyder - St. John's Jesuit

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September

19

OhioDance, Ohio’s leading professional organization supporting dance activities will be in residence at Toledo School for the Arts this September. The residency focuses on learning about dance developments taking place in the state of Ohio, and within the Toledo Area. During the residency students will work with guest artist, Michael Lang from the Toledo Ballet. […]

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David Saygers - Toledo School for the Arts

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September

18

The Fair Housing Center and the Ohio Diversity Council are hosting the Ohio Fair Housing Summit on Friday, September 21, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Hotel in Toledo, OH. The all-day summit will draw stakeholders from various sectors across the state to highlight the role of fair housing in fostering […]

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Sarah Jenkins - The Fair Housing Center | 432 N. Superior Street | Toledo, OH 43604

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August

31

Wildwood Anglers Grand Opening

Posted Aug 31st, 2018 by Jessica LaValley  Category: Community Interest, General Interests, General News, Sports

Join us for our Grand Opening Day! Wildwood Anglers will officially be opening our doors on Saturday, September 1st, at 9:00am. We specialize in fly fishing guided trips, equipment, and accessories, outdoor clothing and lifestyle necessities for everyone from the avid fly fishermen to the novice outdoorsman. Sylvania, Ohio (August 30, 2018) – Wildwood Anglers, […]

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Jessica LaValley - Wildwood Anglers

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August

31

The National Museum of the Great Lakes will be open to the public on Labor Day, Monday, September 3, 2018, from 10am-5pm. In recognition of labor organizations, we are admitting current and retired union members with proper union identification, into the museum for FREE. This discount applies to the individual only. NMGL will resume its […]

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Anna Kolin - National Museum of the Great Lakes

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August

31

Route maps and schedules are available at TARTA.com/UToledo (Toledo, Ohio) On Monday, August 27, 2018, TARTA will begin providing The University of Toledo Campus Services with start of its fall semester. Since TARTA started the service agreement with UT on July 25, 2018, students, faculty, and staff with a valid UT ID may ride free […]

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Steve Atkinson - Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority

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August

7

The Black Swamp Food & Farm Initiative is looking for the next generation of Ohio’s farmers, to help them knock down some of the barriers that are keeping them from the land. Through this initiative, Black Swamp Conservancy will use long-term lease agreements to provide affordable access to farmland. The initiative will also help to […]

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Julie Pompa - Black Swamp Conservancy

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August

3

TOLEDO, OH — Does working on the computer make you feel uncomfortable? Does your lack of email and social media make it hard to apply for a job? This is the course for you. Through a grant from LISC, Custom Training Solutions a Division of Northwest State Community College at the University of Toledo Scott […]

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Tami Norris - Northwest State Community College | 200 West Scott Park Drive | Toledo, OH

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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

21

Rx for Laughter

Posted Jun 21st, 2018 by Pablo Vinuesa Berchetti  Category: Events, General Interests

Instructor: Barbara Mauter Wednesday, June 27 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Cost: $17 members; $29 non-members Studies have shown that laughter can actually improve your health! Evidence shows that laughter establishes – or restores – a positive emotional climate and a sense of connection between people. Some researchers believe the major function of laughter is […]

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Pablo Vinuesa Berchetti - Lourdes University | Sylvania, OH 43560

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