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April

19

MVCDS announces the appointment of Dr. Molly Macek as Head of Upper School, effective July 1, 2019. Dr. Macek comes to Maumee Valley from Notre Dame Preparatory School in Towson, MD, where she has spent the past fourteen years as a science teacher, department chair, and the Director of the Upper-Level STEAM Program. Regarded as […]

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Melissa E. Kuhl - Maumee Valley Country Day School

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April

12

Levis Square Park Improvements

Posted Apr 12th, 2019 by Ignazio Messina  Category: Community Interest, General Interests, General News, Toledo.com

The first phase of improvements to Levis Square Park downtown will begin this weekend by clearing the site for construction. The improvement project will occur in three phases. Phase 1 is funded and will be constructed this summer. It includes replacing sidewalk areas on the east and south sides of the park, adjacent to Riverfront […]

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Ignazio Messina - City of Toledo

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April

9

ProMedica Hospice and Heartland Hospice Care will host Camp Fearless for children and adolescents who have experienced the loss of a loved one. The free bereavement day camp is open for children ages 6 to 16 and features therapeutic activities, arts and crafts and team building exercises led by a team of professional counselors, hospice […]

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Callie Dudek - ProMedica

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April

9

The Sylvania Area Chamber of Commerce proudly announces, “Complete the Street,” a lighting project to complete the entire first block of Main Street in Downtown Sylvania with holiday lights and year-round bubble lights. “Light Up Tree City – Downtown Sylvania Under the Lights,” the original lighting project that was completed in 2017, made a major […]

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Michelle Sprott - Sylvania Area Chamber of Commerce

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April

5

There will be a public meeting on the replacement of the Marengo Street Bridge over the Ravine to Delaware Creek (LUC-Marengo St. Bridge, PID 103758), 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Monday, April 22 at Holy Trinity Church, 1825 Glendale Ave. The purpose of this public meeting is to present updated alternatives and discuss the currently proposed […]

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Ignazio Messina - City of Toledo

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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

21

The City of Toledo’s Department of Neighborhood and Business Development is seeking comments on its DRAFT, July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020, One-Year Action Plan to be submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The One-Year Action Plan is based on the HUD-approved five-year (2015-2020) consolidated plan submitted by the city […]

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Ignazio Messina - The City of Toledo

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March

7

SYLVANIA, OHIO – With the Full Bodied Degree Program, Lourdes University became the only higher education institution in the USA to offer a comprehensive bachelor’s degree focused on brewing, winemaking and spirits. Designed to meet workforce demands, the Bachelor of Science in Craft Beverages degree prepares budding microbrewers and vintners to master the art, science […]

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Briana A. Peters - Lourdes University

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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

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

Toledo Library Director Announces Retirement

Posted Jan 30th, 2019 by Kelsey Cogan  Category: Community Interest, General News

At the Jan. 24 Toledo Lucas County Public Library Board of Directors meeting, longtime Director Clyde Scoles announced his retirement, effective June 30, 2019. With more than 40 years of experience, Mr. Scoles has dedicated his career to championing Ohio libraries. He has served as Toledo Lucas County Public Library (TLCPL) Director since 1985 and […]

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Kelsey Cogan - Toledo Lucas County Public Library

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January

30

Recently, Partners in Education was awarded a $25,000 grant from the FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of North American automaker FCA US LLC. The grant will support youth literacy via the Mentors in Toledo Schools program. “Partners in Education is thrilled to be a recipient of a grant from the FCA Foundation. This funding allows […]

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

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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

15

On Friday, January 18, 2019, Lourdes University’s Mission and Ministry Office is hosting “Fill the Freezer” 24 Hour Marathon. Starting at 3pm, Lourdes students, faculty, and staff will work shifts making casseroles over a 24-hour period. The casserole marathon benefits the university’s weekly Toledo Labre project. “The ‘Annual Fill the Freezer’ marathon allows us to […]

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Briana Peters - Lourdes University

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January

11

The Sylvania Franciscan Village and Lourdes Lifelong Learning are pleased to announce the spring schedule for TED Talks on Tuesdays, a program taking place the second Tuesday of each month from noon to 1 p.m. in the Franciscan Center board room, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania. TED Talks are compelling presentations that take place in […]

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Laurie Bertke - Lourdes University

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January

11

On January 8, 2019, Dr. James Patrick, the Lucas County Coroner, will be stepping aside after decades of service to Lucas County. Dr. Patrick has grown the Lucas County Coroner’s Office into a regional forensic center. Under Ohio Law, the Central Committee of Lucas County Democratic Party has the initial opportunity to appoint a qualified […]

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Kurt Young

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January

11

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) has awarded Lauren Applebaum the TMA Leadership Fellowship. Applebaum completed her Ph.D. in art history at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The recently established TMA Leadership Fellowship Program has been endowed with gifts from Scott and Margy Trumbull and the late Dorothy MacKenzie Price, and […]

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Mike Brice - Toledo Museum of Art

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January

11

Two additional members of the Metroparks Board of Park Commissioners, Kevin Dalton and Molly Luetke, were sworn in this morning by Judge Jack Puffenberger in Lucas County Probate Court. Current board president Scott Savage was sworn to a fifth term on Friday. At their last meeting, current members Mr. Savage, Lera Doneghy and Fritz Byers […]

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Scott Carpenter - Metroparks of Toledo

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