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March

21

WHAT: 25th TMACOG Transportation Summit: Air, Road, Rail, and Water – All Modes Lead to Economic Development WHEN: Friday, March 29, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. WHERE: Premier Banquet Hall, 4480 Heatherdowns Blvd, Toledo WHO: This half-day meeting is attended by elected and appointed officials, transportation planners, and transportation stakeholders. The 2019 Transportation Summit will […]

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Mary Pat McCarthy - Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments

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March

21

With a mile and a half of frontage along the Little Auglaize River, and home to many sensitive species, the 226-acre Little Auglaize Wildlife Reserve is a rare find. The Paulding County property, recently acquired by Black Swamp Conservancy, is one of a few remaining large tracts of unprotected natural habitat in northwest Ohio. The […]

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Julie Pompa - The Black Swamp Conservancy

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March

4

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) has appointed John S. Stanley as director of special projects to oversee the Master Plan from design through construction, including project planning, budget development, community engagement, and funding strategies. Stanley will start his new role on March 4. Stanley began his career at TMA in 1979 […]

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Mike Brice - The Toledo Museum of Art

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March

4

Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz and ProMedica President and CEO Randy Oostra today announced the creation of a leadership team that will shepherd our community toward implementing quality prekindergarten education for all young Toledo residents. The leadership team is comprised of the city of Toledo, ProMedica, Toledo Public Schools, Washington Local Schools, the United Way of […]

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Ignazio Messina - City of Toledo

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February

14

Countdown to Kindergarten at the Toledo Lucas County Public Library is both a kindergarten readiness storytime for kids and a program to inform parents and caregivers of the skills that their children will need when beginning kindergarten. “Kindergarten is a big transition and this program will help parents and children know what to expect as […]

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Kelsey Cogan - Toledo Lucas County Public Library

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February

4

Lourdes President’s Day Celebration at Tony Packo’s

Posted Feb 4th, 2019 by Briana A. Peters  Category: General Interests, General News

Spend President’s Day – February 18 – at Tony Packo’s in Sylvania as Lourdes University President Mary Ann Gawelek signs an official Tony Packo’s hot dog bun! The event takes place from 4 to 5 p.m. at Tony Packo’s Restaurant at 5822 Alexis Road. The restaurant and event are open to the public. Join Lourdes […]

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Briana A. Peters - Lourdes University

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January

30

The Toledo Lucas County Public Library System has teamed up with NewsGuard to provide library patrons with a news literacy tool to help them assess the reliability of the news and information websites they see online. For the past two years, the Library has been focused on providing Mozilla’s Web Literacy training to both its […]

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Kelsey Cogan - Toledo Lucas County Public Library

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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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