Archive for the ‘General News’ Category

July

21

TOLEDO, Ohio – Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) Deputy Director Amy Gilman will become the director of the Chazen Museum of Art at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin, on Sept. 1, 2017. Gilman, deputy director at TMA since 2016, came to Toledo in 2005 as curator of modern and contemporary art. In her […]

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Candice Harrison - Toledo Museum of Art

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July

21

Metroparks will receive $475,000 from a federal grant to establish a 70-acre park at a North Toledo wetland known as Manhattan Marsh. The land is near Bassett Street, Manhattan Boulevard and Suder Avenue. Nearby is Toledo Public Schools’ Chase STEMM Academy on Bassett and Crane’s Landing, a 40-unit senior community, on Mayo Street. Metroparks owns […]

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Scott Carpenter - Metroparks of Toledo

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July

21

Stranahan Theater and Great Hall Announces Renovations

Posted Jul 21st, 2017 by Stephen Hyman  Category: General News, Other

The Stranahan Theater is in the midst of a major renovation. This began in 2016 with work outside the building, which included replacing all existing roofs and painting the entire exterior dark gray. In 2017, the lobby (both lower and upper) was painted, and new wallpaper was applied. Brand new furniture and fixtures have been […]

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Stephen Hyman - The Stranahan Theater and Great Hall

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July

9

SYLVANIA, Ohio – For Ohio’s Bicentennial in 2003, the world’s only traveling bell foundry was created. The bell foundry on wheels was designed by Verdin Bell Company and traveled throughout Ohio for three years, casting custom bronze bells for each of the state’s 88 counties. Once again, this September, the community will have an opportunity […]

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Laura Kronmann - Toledo Memorial Park

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June

21

Toledo, Ohio — [6/20/2017] The Arts Schools Network Board of Directors has designated Toledo School for the Arts in Toledo, Ohio as a 2017-2019 Exemplary School in recognition of its commitment to excellence. The Exemplary School designation is presented to Arts Schools Network (ASN) member schools that follow the ASN Principles of Exemplary Practice in […]

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Doug Mead - TSA

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May

24

Hope, the Polar Bear to be Transferred

Posted May 24th, 2017 by Shayla Moriarty  Category: General News, Toledo.com

TOLEDO, Ohio — Robert Kennedy once said: “The purpose of life is to contribute in some way to making things better.” Together, with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ Species Survival Plan and Utah’sHogle Zoo, the Toledo Zoo is working to better the captive population of polar bears. This fall, two Ohio natives will take […]

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Shayla Moriarty - The Toledo Zoo

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May

19

Residents of Crane’s Landing, a 55+ community for seniors celebrate the completion of a community garden on May 13 th at 10:00am at 3315 Mayo St. This community garden has extra features that will make it accessible to anyone living in the community. Raised beds have been specifically made to be handicapped accessible with one […]

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Ron Jones - United North Corp. | 3106 Lagrange | Toledo

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May

19

Metroparks Rangers Win Best Dressed Competition

Posted May 19th, 2017 by Scott Carpenter  Category: Community Interest, General News, Other

Metroparks Rangers, outfitted by Superior Uniform Sales, were given the award for best dressed small law enforcement department in the country by the National Association of Uniform Manufacturers & Distributors. The association (known as NAUMD) is a trade group that has been representing the uniform and image apparel industries since 1933. Superior is a family-owned […]

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Scott Carpenter - Metroparks of the Toledo Area

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April

10

***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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April

7

(Toledo, OH) April 6, 2017 – The University Libraries at Bowling Green State University has greatly expanded its collection of Great Lakes research materials thanks to a significant donation from the National Museum of the Great Lakes, which is owned and operated by the Great Lakes Historical Society. More than 160 cubic feet of photos, […]

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Anna M. Kolin - National Museum of the Great Lakes

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April

7

It’s a Girl!

Posted Apr 7th, 2017 by Shayla Moriarty  Category: Community Interest, General News, Toledo.com

TOLEDO, Ohio — No tall tales here. The Toledo Zoo has some big news to share… Please join us in welcoming to the world a new female Masai giraffe, born in the evening hours of Monday, April 3. The new female, namedKipenzi which means beloved or precious one in Swahli, weighs 130 pounds and stands […]

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Shayla Moriarty - The Toledo Zoo and Aquarium

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March

20

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

19

TOLEDO, Ohio — The Toledo Zoo & Aquarium was recently honored by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife with the 2017 Wildlife Diversity Conservation Award. The award was presented to Zoo representatives, director of conservation and research, Kent Bekker, Wild Toledo coordinator, Ryan Walsh and conservation biologist, Matt Cross, at the Wildlife […]

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Shayla Moriarty - The Toledo Zoo and Aquarium

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March

1

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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February

28

35th Annual Ecumenical Lecture celebrates 500th anniversary

Posted Feb 28th, 2017 by Helene Sheets  Category: Events, General News

The Lourdes University Department of Theological Studies is pleased to present “500 Years Back … 50 Years Forward” on Sunday, March 26 at 3 p.m. at the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania. The event is free and open to the public. Featured speaker Bishop Daniel G. Beaudoin will address the 500th anniversary of […]

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Helene Sheets - Lourdes University

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January

24

First Habitat Home Dedication of the 2017 Year

Posted Jan 24th, 2017 by Erin McPartland  Category: Community Interest, General News

Join us in celebration as we dedicate the home built for a Lucas County family by the City of Toledo, Lucas County Land Bank, and Therma-Tru with Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity. Toledo, OH. – The City of Toledo, Department of Neighborhoods and the Lucas County Land Bank have generously supported the building of a […]

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Erin McPartland - Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity | 1310 Conant Street | Maumee, OH 43537

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January

19

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

12

TOLEDO, Ohio – It has been said that time spent with cats is never wasted. Toledo Zoo veterinarian and director of animal health and nutrition, Dr. Ric Berlinski would certainly agree. Dr. Berlinski recently returned from his second field experience trip to Kyrgyzstan to study snow leopards with the global wild cat conservation organization, Panthera. […]

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Shayla Moriarty - The Toledo Zoo

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January

6

New Year, New Format for Foster Care and Adoption Training

Posted Jan 6th, 2017 by Lucas County Children Services  Category: Arts & Entertainment, General News, Toledo.com

Lucas County Children Services (LCCS) is responding to requests for more flexible foster care and adoption training by offering a new and unique configuration of classes in January 2017, in addition to its traditional schedule of Saturday training classes starting in February. The new schedule of classes takes place on two consecutive three-day weekends: Friday, […]

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Lucas County Children Services - Lucas County Children Services | 705 Adams St. | Toledo, OH 43604

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August

31

Toledo Fair Housing Center Joins Civil Rights Groups to Announce Filing of Discrimination Complaint Over Neglected Foreclosures in African American and Latino Neighborhoods Today, August 31, 2016, Toledo Fair Housing Center will join the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) and other local fair housing organizations to file an amended discrimination complaint against Bank of America […]

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Sarah Jenkins - Toledo Fair Housing Center

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