Archive for the ‘General Interests’ Category

May

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The Blade Job & Education Fair will take place Wednesday, May 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Holiday Inn French Quarter in Perrysburg. Jobseekers are urged to bring resumes and be prepared to meet with recruiters. To further help jobseekers, staff at The Blade booth will help attendees upload their resumes to […]

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Connie Cross - The Toledo Blade

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April

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Toledo, OH – The Toledo Area Humane Society (TAHS) is proud to announce that they will be offering free spay or neuter surgeries to residents who either own and know of stray cats in zip codes 43605,43609, and 43537 in the Toledo area. TAHS is able to offer these free surgeries thanks to a grant […]

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Jessica LaValley - Toledo Area Humane Society | 827 Illinois Avenue

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April

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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

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***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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March

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Avid walleye anglers are invited to enjoy great fishing while competing for money and prizes at the upcoming Bass Pro Shops Rossford Walleye Roundup and Festival, the newest tournament to hit the Maumee River and Lake Erie. The two-day tournament scheduled for April 1-2, 2017, will be held at Bass Pro Shops and the Rossford […]

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Catharine Harned - Rossford Convention & Visitors Bureau | 1001 Dixie Hwy., Suite D | Rossford, OH 43460

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March

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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

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Metroparks of the Toledo Area donated 9,940 lbs. of deer meat this year to Cherry Street Mission Ministries and Holy Trinity Catholic Parish in Assumption to feed the hungry. The venison is from 200 deer culled from two Metroparks, Oak Openings Preserve and Swan Creek Preserve. Since the beginning of the year, Metroparks donated 9,540 […]

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Scott Carpenter - Metroparks of Toledo

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January

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The Toledo Area Humane Society is proud to announce that they will be receiving several dogs from a recent rescue mission conducted by Humane Society International. These dogs are being saved from the sixth dog meat market in South Korea that HSI has successfully shut down. In a statement from Humane Society International, they said: […]

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Jessica LaValley - Toledo Area Humane Society | 827 Illinois Avenue | Maumee, OH 43537

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January

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Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

Posted Jan 16th, 2017 by Tami Norris  Category: General Interests

7th Annual Troop 210 Spaghetti Fundraiser will be held Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at Providence Lutheran Church. 5-6:30pm. $5.00 per person (Children 3 and under free) TAKE OUT ALSO AVAILABLE! Proceeds to benefit Providence Lutheran Church.

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Tami Norris - Boy Scout Troop 210 | 8131 Airport Hwy | Holland, OH 43528

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December

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Drive runs January 9 – 20, 2017 On Monday, January 9, Sylvania Franciscan Village (SFV) kicks off its 6th annual Have a Heart Restock Drive to supply hygiene items to four local outreach centers: Bethany House, Claver House, Helping Hands of St. Louis and Sylvania Area Family Services. Once again focused on supplying toilet tissue […]

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Helene Sheets - Lourdes University

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December

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The MVhawksRobotics team traveled to Fargo, ND, for the regional BESTRobotics competition last weekend and attained their strongest finish yet. This is the 3rd time the MVCDS team attended the regionals in their four years of existence. Team mentors Phil Paskvan and Kevin Tolles, took 31 of the 33 member team to the competition over a four […]

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Melissa E. Kuhl - Maumee Valley Country Day School

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November

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What: Art Corner Toledo will host an unveiling of a collaborative art project painted by community artists and incarcerated individuals at Toledo Correctional. The 6’x14’ painting represents physical and psychological barriers created by incarceration, and the possibility for life and beauty to thrive in unexpected places. The unveiling commences the work’s tour public spaces throughout […]

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Emily Numbers - Art Corner Toledo

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October

27

(SYLVANIA, OHIO) – Lourdes University Director of Undergraduate Admissions Shawn T. Bussell is pleased to announce transfer-friendly equivalencies for ITT students. “As a university that has long provided strong undergraduate programs for working adults and transfer students, Lourdes welcomes any former ITT student who wishes to complete his or her bachelor’s degree,” says Mr. Bussell. […]

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Helene Sheets - Lourdes University | 6832 Convent Blvd. | Sylvania, OH 43560

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October

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Fall Job and Education Fair

Posted Oct 20th, 2016 by Connie Cross  Category: Community Interest, Events, General Interests

The Blade Fall Job and Education Fair is a chance for area companies and schools to make connections with the right people. We hope you can join us at the event. When: Wednesday, October 26, 2016. When: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Where: Parkway Place, 2500 Parkway Plaza, Maumee. Contact: Connie Cross 419-724-7429 Job seekers […]

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Connie Cross - The Toledo Blade

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October

17

Col. Scott E Reed to serve as guest speaker Lourdes University is offering a Veterans Day event on Friday, November 11 at 4 p.m. at the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania. The featured speaker is Colonel Scott E. Reed, Vice Commander at the 180th Fighter Wing – Toledo Air National Guard Base. Light […]

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Helene Sheets - Lourdes University

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October

17

Until October 21st: Donate Used Professional Attire at Levis Commons PERRYSBURG, OH – Local job seekers will have the opportunity to receive proper interview attire with the help of Robert Half at Levis Commons. Robert Half, the world’s first and largest specialized staffing firm, is an office tenant at Levis Commons, and an active part […]

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- The Town Center at Levis Commons | 3201 Levis Commons Blvd. | Perrysburg, OH 43551

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September

8

Maumee Valley and the University of Toledo College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences have created a unique partnership that allows high school students to participate in authentic, on-going research within the HOSS program (Health Outcomes and Socioeconomic Sciences) of the Department of Pharmacy Practice. Headed by Dr. Sharrel Pinto, division head of HOSS and director […]

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Melissa E. Kuhl - Maumee Valley Country Day School

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September

8

Lake Erie Wing Watch – Celebrate Things With Wings

Posted Sep 8th, 2016 by Rebecca Lewis  Category: General Interests

Joim us on September 17th for a full day celebrating and learning about the winged creatures in our lives. Learn about monarch butterflies, other pollinators, dragonflies, bats, birds, all things winged! The day kicks off with an 11 a.m. program on Monarchs, 1 p.m program about Binoculars, 2 p.m. Park Pals, get active making winged […]

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Rebecca Lewis - Ottawa NWR | 140000 West State Route 2 | Oak Harbor, OH 43449

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August

24

In an effort to encourage and inspire the Polly Fox Academy (www.pollyfox.org) students to actively participate in school and graduate, the Polly Fox Academy board and staff are excited to launch the Head Full of Dream Initiative. The Polly Fox Academy is an alternative school for 7-12 grade pregnant and parenting girls with one common […]

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- The Polly Fox Academy | 1505 Jefferson Ave

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August

24

Metroparks Director Steve Madewell Stepping Down

Posted Aug 24th, 2016 by Steve Madewell  Category: Community Interest, General Interests

After four and a half years, Steve Madewell announced that he will be stepping down as executive director of Metroparks of the Toledo Area. Madewell’s transition occurs following discussions with the Board of Park Commissioners that began late last year and allowed for his oversight and completion of several major projects in the first half […]

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Steve Madewell - Metroparks of the Toledo Area

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