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August

7

Midwest Recovery Center Expands, Accepting Medicaid

Posted Aug 7th, 2018 by Matt Bell  Category: General News

On Thursday, August 23rd 2018 from 11AM-5PM, Midwest Recovery Center would like to welcome everyone in the community to tour our brand new outpatient location in Sylvania Township, which now compliments our inpatient location in Maumee. Our inpatient location in Maumee has recently been approved to accept Medicaid, and will begin doing so when we […]

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Matt Bell - Midwest Recovery Center

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August

7

The Black Swamp Food & Farm Initiative is looking for the next generation of Ohio’s farmers, to help them knock down some of the barriers that are keeping them from the land. Through this initiative, Black Swamp Conservancy will use long-term lease agreements to provide affordable access to farmland. The initiative will also help to […]

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Julie Pompa - Black Swamp Conservancy

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August

3

TOLEDO— Upwards of 50 volunteers will spend the morning at Helping Hands of St. Louis, 443 Sixth St., Toledo, OH, washing children’s feet and fitting them with new shoes and socks to get their new school year off on the right foot. Face painting, balloons, games and children’s activities will keep the youngsters occupied as […]

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Deborah Boyce

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August

3

TOLEDO, OH — Does working on the computer make you feel uncomfortable? Does your lack of email and social media make it hard to apply for a job? This is the course for you. Through a grant from LISC, Custom Training Solutions a Division of Northwest State Community College at the University of Toledo Scott […]

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Tami Norris - Northwest State Community College | 200 West Scott Park Drive | Toledo, OH

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July

25

Toledo, OH, July 18th, 2018 – The National Educational Telecommunications Association (“NETA”) has contracted with Professor Holly Hey, Head of the Film/Video program at the University of Toledo for exclusive public television distribution rights of Hey’s film “Crossing Water – Flint Michigan – 2017,” a documentary about the ongoing water crisis in Flint, MI. Hey […]

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Angela Riddel - The University of Toledo

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July

25

Security And Solar Control Film Installation Project Complete

Posted Jul 25th, 2018 by Riley Morris  Category: General News

NORFOLK, Va. – Commercial Window Shield has completed a project at St. Patrick Catholic School that will protect windows in its building and help conserve energy. The project involved installing a combination .8 mil solar control and security film with a wet glass attachment system on 420 panes of glass covering more than 5,000 square […]

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Riley Morris - Commercial Window Shield | 97 Old Greer Town Rd. | Taylors, SC 29687

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July

23

Tony Packo’s®, Toledo’s most iconic eatery, is rolling back the clock once more to offer their world-famous hot dogs at their original 1930’s five-cent price. July has been designated National Hot Dog Month by the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council, an American trade association that has promoted the hot dog and sausage industry since […]

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Karen Meek - Tony Packo's Toledo, LLC | 1412 Arrowhead Drive | 1412 Arrowhead Drive, OH 43537

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July

12

Toledo, OH – The Toledo Area Humane Society is partnering with six local Chipotle locations for a special Cause and Effect Fundraising Day on Thursday, July 26th. Last year’s fundraising day raised nearly $7,000 for the animals here at TAHS. That is why the Toledo Area Humane Society (TAHS) is happy to announce that they […]

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Abbey Hall - Toledo Area Humane Society

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June

27

Urban Libraries Council Announces New Executive Board Members

Posted Jun 27th, 2018 by Paul Guequierre  Category: General News

WASHINGTON – The Urban Libraries Council today announced the election of the new Chair of the Executive Board, as well as the addition of two new members to its Board. The board members are: • Rhea Lawson, Director, Houston Public Library, incoming ULC Board Chair • Brandon Neal, Trustee, Charlotte Mecklenburg Public Library • Jesus […]

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Paul Guequierre - Urban Libraries Council (ULC)

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June

27

The “Downtown Sylvania Under the Lights” project was recently recognized as the cover photo in a national publication. A photo of Downtown Sylvania’s Christmas lighting project was featured on Bronner’s annual Commercial Display catalogue. The Sylvania Area Chamber of Commerce completed the project in the fall of 2017. Strings of lights were hung between buildings […]

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Michelle Sprott - The Sylvania Area Chamber of Commerce

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June

27

The Fair Housing Center and the Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) are pleased to announce a joint effort to ensure public housing programs and services are accessible for persons with disabilities. A three-year agreement paves the way for LMHA residents to benefit from improved processes for accommodations and modifications in their homes that are medically […]

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Sarah Jenkins - The Fair Housing Center

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June

21

Toledo Fire and Rescue Department Chief Luis Santiago announced today he plans to retire effective Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. Chief Santiago has been a Toledo firefighter since May, 1984. He was promoted to lieutenant in 1988, captain in 1993, battalion chief in 2000, deputy/assistant chief in 2007, and was appointed chief of the department on […]

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Ignazio Messina - The City of Toledo

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June

21

Michael Marsh has accepted a position as President and CEO of Responsive Caregivers of Hawaii Today, the Board of Directors of The Fair Housing Center announces the departure of long-time President and CEO, Michael Marsh, who is leaving to pursue an opportunity in Hawaii. “I’m not leaving fair housing. I’m taking it with me,” stated […]

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Sarah Jenkins - The Fair Housing Center

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June

7

Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz on June 1 announced an accelerated schedule for opening the city’s public pools and splash pad. The first three of the six Toledo pools — Pickford, Wilson, and Jamie Farr — open this Saturday, June 9. Pool hours are noon to 6 p.m. Thanks to a generous donation from the Buffalo […]

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Ignazio Messina - The City of Toledo

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June

7

Toledo City Council today authorized spending $1 million from the city’s capital improvement Fund and $560,000 from the special assessment improvement fund to pay for the Kapszukiewicz administration’s planned 2018 sidewalk program; authorized spending up to $800,000 from the capital improvement fund to comply with Ohio Environmental Protection Agency orders to permanently close a landfill […]

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Ignazio Messina - City of Toledo

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June

7

Lourdes University Receives HRSA Grant

Posted Jun 7th, 2018 by Helene Sheets  Category: Education, General News

Lourdes University Provost Dr. Geoffrey J. Grubb and Director of the Master of Science in Nursing: Nurse Anesthesia Program Dawn AuBuchon, CRNA, are pleased to announce that the program has been granted $53,989 in funding for the 2018-19 academic year through the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA). […]

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Helene Sheets - Lourdes University

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June

7

Legacy Marble and Granite Launches a New Website

Posted Jun 7th, 2018 by Justin More  Category: General News, Other

Findlay, OH- Legacy Marble and Granite, the area’s foremost natural stone fabricator, is launching a newly revamped website, www.LegacyMarbleandGranite.com. The intention of the revised site is to give customers an online platform that will help decipher their individual style preference, and in turn, assist them with making their stone choice. The site’s updated design will […]

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Justin More - Legacy Marble and Granite | 235 Stanford Parkway | Findlay, OH 45840

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May

29

The city of Toledo is sponsoring four free disposal days at the Hoffman Road Landfill for city residents. They are 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on June 2, July 7, Sept. 8, Nov. 24. Disposal is subject certain terms and conditions. Acceptable bulky waste items include excess trash, furniture, carpeting, mattresses, wood waste, and scrap metal. There […]

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Ignazio Messina - The City of Toledo

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May

29

2018 Engage Toledo Ambassador Academy Details Announced

Posted May 29th, 2018 by Ignazio Messina  Category: Community Interest, General News

Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz announced details of the 2018 Engage Toledo Ambassador Academy during a news conference today. The initiative was launched last year to inspire civic engagement and participation. The next Engage Toledo Ambassador Academy will start on June 6, 2018. It is a ten-week course for city residents to interact with city leaders. […]

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Ignazio Messina - The City of Toledo

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May

29

New Rhinoceros at Toledo Zoo

Posted May 29th, 2018 by Kim Haddix  Category: Community Interest, General News

TOLEDO, Ohio — Swaagat, Aashish (ah-sheesh). Welcome, Aashish. The Zoo is excited to introduce a new three and a half-year-old male Indian rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) as its newest resident. Aashish arrived today from his birthplace, The Wilds in Cumberland, Ohio, as part of a Species Survival Plan recommended move. He is currently being quarantined on […]

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Kim Haddix - The Toledo Zoo and Aquarium

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