Archive for the ‘General News’ Category

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

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Bridge connecting downtown Toledo and East Toledo will reopen at or before 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30. The bridge was closed Sept. 24 for Toledo Waterways Initiative work to install an 84-inch pipe connecting a combined sewer overflow to a 5.2-million-gallon storage basin under International Park. The Toledo Waterways Initiative […]

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Ignazio Messina - City of Toledo

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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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November

7

TOLEDO, OH — The Toledo SymphonyLabTM is an award-winning radio podcast series from WGTE Public Media that collaborates with the Toledo Symphony Orchestra (TSO) to provide a weekly half-hour behind-the-scenes look at the world of classical music. On October 25, 2018, the Toledo SymphonyLabTM was awarded the Touchstone Award in the broadcasting excellence category from […]

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Allie Dresser - Toledo Symphony Orchestra

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October

24

Accelerator Grant Awarded to Encaustic Artist Beth Genson

Posted Oct 24th, 2018 by Beth Genson  Category: General News, Toledo.com

Beth Genson, a northwest Ohio resident, is the recipient of an Accelerator Grant from The Arts Commission of Toledo. The Accelerator Grant is a competitive program offering financial support with quick turn-around for artists to advance their creative projects, thereby advancing their careers. Genson received the grant for encaustic painting equipment to enable her to […]

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Beth Genson

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October

24

TMACOG 2019 General Assembly Date Set

Posted Oct 24th, 2018 by Mary Pat McCarthy  Category: Events, General News

WHEN: Monday, January 28, 2019, 8 a.m.-1:15 p.m. WHERE: Holiday Inn French Quarter in Perrysburg WHAT: Annual TMACOG Business Meeting and Election of Officers Agenda 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Caucus Sessions & Appointments/Election of 2019 Board of Trustees counties | cities | villages | townships | non-governmental | special districts & authorities | schools, […]

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Mary Pat McCarthy - Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments

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October

24

Following a robust national search for a new CEO, The Board of Directors of The Fair Housing Center is pleased to announce the selection of Marie M. Flannery as the new President and CEO, who will begin her new position in Toledo on November 5, 2018. Recently serving as President of Inland Fair Housing and […]

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Sarah Jenkins | 432 N. Superior Street | Toledo, OH 43604

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October

18

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) Deputy Director Dr. Adam Levine has been named the George W. and Kathleen I. Gibbs director and chief executive officer of the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens located in Jacksonville, Florida. He will start full-time in January 2019. The Cummer Museum houses fine art collections […]

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October

18

Caring for the Caregiver program

Posted Oct 18th, 2018 by Catharine Harned  Category: General News, Health, Toledo.com

Join the Eleanor N. Dana Cancer Center at The University of Toledo Medical Center to learn management skills for caregivers. Caring for a family member or friend is not easy, nor is it something most of us are prepared to do. It is often stressful, and coping can become extremely challenging. Janet Miller, licensed professional […]

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Catharine Harned - The University of Toledo Medical Center | 3000 Arlington Ave. | Toledo 43614

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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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October

13

(Toledo, Ohio) A recent financial audit of Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority by the Auditor of State’s office has returned a clean audit report. TARTA’s excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award. TARTA Comptroller Stacey Clink, CPA—director of accounting and financial reporting—stated, “The award reflects the continued dedication and ongoing hard […]

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Steve Atkinson - Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority

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October

13

World-Class Speakers to Be Showcased Locally November 9th

Posted Oct 13th, 2018 by Jim Lange  Category: General News

TOLEDO, OCTOBER 9, 2018 – The 7th annual Truth At Work Conference is scheduled to be simulcast live in Toledo, Ohio, November 9, 2018. This premier leadership event will feature inspiring industry CEOs, relevant entertainment figures and thought leaders from around the country. This event is all about cultivating godly leaders in the marketplace – […]

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Jim Lange

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October

13

The city of Toledo received a perfect 2018 Municipal Equality Index score, Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz, City Council Member Nick Komives, and Equality Toledo Executive Director Analese Alvarez announced today during a news conference in front of “The Love Wall” in Uptown. The index tracks factors such as employment policies, nondiscrimination laws, city services, and law […]

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Ignazio Messina - City of Toledo

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October

2

CHWC Focused on Providing the Best OB/GYN Care

Posted Oct 2nd, 2018 by Ava Wilson  Category: General News

Bryan, Ohio, September 27, 2018 – Women’s Health Clinic at Bryan Hospital is designed to meet the unique and changing medical needs of women from adolescence to mature adulthood. Their team offers coordinated and supportive care for the programs that affect women’s lives, from infertility, incontinence, gynecologic cancers, pelvic floor disorders, menopause and more. Drs. […]

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Ava Wilson - Community Hospital and Wellness Center - Bryan Hospital | 433 W. High St. | Bryan, OH 43506-1690

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September

27

Mayor’s Chess Tournament

Posted Sep 27th, 2018 by Ignazio Messina  Category: Community Interest, Events, General News, Toledo.com

Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz will host a “Mayor’s Chess Tournament” from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Toledo Public Schools Educational Campus, 1609 N. Summit St., at the corner of Summit and Bush. The tournament will be held in the former YMCA gymnasium. Registration is from 8 to 9 a.m. “Chess players […]

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Ignazio Messina - City of Toledo

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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

27

Back-to-School Check Ups by Vision Associates

Posted Sep 27th, 2018 by Phil Andy  Category: General News, Toledo.com

Signs your child may need glasses Toledo, Ohio, September 26, 2018 – As parents, we do everything we can to get our kids off to a great start in school. But there’s one back-to-school essential that many of us miss—the annual eye exam. Making an eye exam part your family’s back-to-school routine can help detect […]

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Phil Andy - Vision Associates Inc. | 2865 N Reynolds Road STE 170 | Toledo, OH 43615

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