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January

1

Lourdes named “Military-Friendly School”

Posted Jan 1st, 2018 by Julian Johnson  Category: Education, General News, Toledo.com

With a mission of making life better for veterans and their spouses by setting the standard for higher education institutions to provide positive opportunities, Victory Media has released the 2018 Military Friendly® Schools list. Now in its 16th year, the Military Friendly® Schools list provides a comprehensive guide for veterans and their families using data […]

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December

18

Local Star Wars Illustrator to Appear at Packo’s

Posted Dec 18th, 2017 by Kirsten Ingram  Category: General News

The Force will be with Toledo’s most famous restaurant when official Star Wars artist and Toledo native Brian Rood signs a hot dog bun and meets his fans at an upcoming event. The Original Tony Packo’s® at 1902 Front St. will welcome Rood on Tuesday, December 19th from 6-7pm. The appearance comes hot on the […]

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December

11

Lourdes Announces Flexible Nursing program

Posted Dec 11th, 2017 by Julian Johnson  Category: Education, General News, Toledo.com

Dr. Hollis Hamilton, RN, Dean of the College of Nursing at Lourdes University in Sylvania, OH, is pleased to announce the newly-designed Flexible BSN Program which allows nursing majors to choose the bachelor degree option that best suits their needs. “The College of Nursing created the Flexible BSN program to meet the needs of all […]

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Julian Johnson - Lourdes University | 6832 Convent BLVD. | Sylvania, OH 43560

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November

30

Cakewalkin’ Jass Band Celebrates Anniversary at Packo’s

Posted Nov 30th, 2017 by Kirsten Ingram  Category: General News

The Cakewalkin’ Jass Band, “Toledo’s oldest New Orleans style jazz band,” will celebrate their fiftieth anniversary at Tony Packo’s®, Toledo’s most iconic restaurant for eighty-five years, with a weekend of hot tunes and cool sounds. The special series of concerts kicks off on Friday, December 8th from 8pm to midnight at Packo’s Original location at […]

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November

29

Unison Health Announces Recovery Housing Plans

Posted Nov 29th, 2017 by Kitty Slight  Category: General News

Toledo, OH — For people struggling with an addiction to opioids, the period immediately following the initial detox can make all the difference. Recovery Housing provides people with long-term support, empowering them to adjust to a drug-free lifestyle surrounded by a caring network of peers. Unison Health has announced plans to develop Recovery Housing in […]

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November

29

Packo’s Pickles Against Poverty

Posted Nov 29th, 2017 by Kirsten Ingram  Category: General News

Tony Packo’s® is proud to announce its partnership with the Salvation Army of Northwest Ohio to support our community and surrounding areas. Packo’s and the Salvation Army will work together throughout the year to raise money to be distributed by the Salvation Army for support of its many services, which are far reaching. “The Salvation […]

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November

21

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) has completed the first phase of a campaign to build its endowment and remain a vital leader in art education. The first phase of the Polishing the Gem endowment campaign raised $43 million between 2014 and 2017 from generous individuals, foundations and organizations. The fundraising campaign […]

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Stephanie Elton - Toledo Museum of Art

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November

20

Tony Packo’s Announces Partnership with Salvation Army

Posted Nov 20th, 2017 by Kirsten Ingram  Category: General News

Tony Packo’s is proud to announce its partnership with the Salvation Army of Northwest Ohio to support our community and surrounding areas. Packo’s and the Salvation Army will work together throughout the year to raise money to be distributed by the Salvation Army for support of its many services, which are far reaching. “The Salvation […]

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Kirsten Ingram - Toledo.com | 3250 Levis Commons Blvd | Perrysburg, OH 43551-7144

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November

14

Toledo, Ohio – Today, Toledo Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson unveiled the new $150,000 CM Labs Simulator that will train and improve the skill level of all City Heavy Equipment Operators. Using simulators can improve employee productivity and reduce costs. The use of simulators for training lowers equipment fuel costs and reduces wear and tear on expensive […]

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November

9

UberEATS Launches in Toledo Today

Posted Nov 9th, 2017 by Kirsten Ingram  Category: General News, Toledo.com

UberEATS Launches in Toledo Today New Standalone App Makes Getting Great Food as Easy as Getting a Ride MEDIA AVAILABILITY UberEATS Toledo General Manager Berry Kennedy will be available for interviews and app demos TODAY ONLY from 2:00-3:00pm at Tony Packo’s (7 S. Superior St). Scott Radel Vice President of Tony Packo’s, will also be […]

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October

31

TPS Superintendent to Sign Bun at Packo’s

Posted Oct 31st, 2017 by Scott Radel  Category: General News

Dr. Romules Durant returns to his native East Side to have his signature placed alongside the hundreds of signed hot dog buns on the walls of Tony Packo’s®, Toledo’s most famous restaurant. The event will occur on Wednesday, November 1st at 5pm at the original Front Street location, and the public and press are invited […]

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October

22

Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 12:30 p.m. The McMaster Family Center for Lifelong Learning Main Library 325 Michigan Street, Toledo, Ohio Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 6:00 p.m. TARPS Facility 130 Knapp Street, Toledo, Ohio Wednesday, October 18, 2017,12:30 p.m. TARPS Facility 130 Knapp Street, Toledo, Ohio (Toledo, Ohio) TARTA is scheduled to hold three public hearings […]

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October

22

TARTA Receives Auditor of State Award

Posted Oct 22nd, 2017 by Stacey Clink  Category: Community Interest, General News

(Toledo, Ohio) A recent financial audit of the Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority by the Auditor of State’s office has returned a clean audit report. TARTA’sexcellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award. TARTA Comptroller Stacey Clink—director of accounting and financial reporting—stated, “I am very proud of the accomplishment and of the […]

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October

9

Alyssa Greenberg has been named Leadership Fellow at the Toledo Museum of Art. She hails from Brooklyn and completed her doctorate in art history at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). The recently established TMA Leadership Fellowship Program has been endowed with gifts from Scott and Margy Trumbull and the late Dorothy MacKenzie Price, […]

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Emily Rippe Desmond - Toledo Museum of Art

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October

9

Science Alliance for Valuing the Environment, Inc. (S.A.V.E.) presents “How to Save a River: Water Stewardship & Related Environmental Land-Use Issues” with Abigail Frost-King on Tuesday, November 14, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the Franciscan Center of Lourdes University, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania. The lecture is free and open to the public. In […]

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Helene Sheets - The Franciscan Center of Lourdes University

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October

8

TOLEDO, Ohio – It has been said, home is where love resides, memories are made and new friends are always welcome. That is certainly true for all residents of the Toledo Zoo, especially the newest… three female cougar cubs orphaned by human-wildlife conflict. The three cougar cubs, also known as pumas or mountain lions, came […]

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Shayla Moriarty - The Toledo Zoo

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October

3

Snow Leopard Cubs Born at the Toledo Zoo

Posted Oct 3rd, 2017 by Shayla Moriarty  Category: Community Interest, General News, Toledo.com

TOLEDO, Ohio – Look out world, a new snow leopard is on the prowl! The Toledo Zoo is excited to announce the birth of two snow leopard cubs on June 8, 2017. The cubs, one male and one female, were born to first time parents, 3 year old mother, Greta, and 4 year old father, […]

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Shayla Moriarty - The Toledo Zoo

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October

3

The Toledo Police Department is continuing the tradition of welcoming citizens to learn more about the department and police work during a ten-week Citizen Police Academy. Participants meet over the course of ten consecutive Wednesday evenings, beginning January 31, 2018 through April 4, 2018. Each session begins promptly at 6:00 p.m. and concludes at 9:00 […]

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Sgt. Kevan Toney - Toledo Police Department - Public Information Unit

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September

28

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) announces that Diane C. Wright has been appointed as curator of glass. Wright begins her appointment at TMA on Nov. 13, 2017. In this role Wright will be responsible for overseeing TMA’s world-renowned and growing glass and decorative arts collection, including acquisitions, research, exhibitions and publications. […]

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Candice Harrison - Toledo Museum of Art

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September

27

(SYLVANIA, OH) – Lourdes University is stepping up to assist those affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. From Tuesday, September 26 through Sunday, October 1, individuals are encouraged to “Stuff the Lourdes Gray Wolves Bus” with essential items. “It is necessary to support our communities in need. This devastation has affected so many including family […]

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