Archive for the ‘General News’ Category

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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August

31

TOLEDO, Ohio –Community leaders from across the region will gather today on the Africa! Overlook at the Toledo Zoo to kick-off the Zoo’s 2016 Operating Levy Renewal Campaign. The .75 mill, five-year levy is a renewal and a reduction. This operating levy highlights: ·$55M impact will be generated via the operating expenditures which this levy […]

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Shayla Moriarty

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August

24

In an effort to encourage and inspire the Polly Fox Academy (www.pollyfox.org) students to actively participate in school and graduate, the Polly Fox Academy board and staff are excited to launch the Head Full of Dream Initiative. The Polly Fox Academy is an alternative school for 7-12 grade pregnant and parenting girls with one common […]

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- The Polly Fox Academy | 1505 Jefferson Ave

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August

11

William Vaughan Company Selected as a “Top Firm To Work For”

Posted Aug 11th, 2016 by Jennifer Compton  Category: General News

MAUMEE, Ohio (August 10, 2016) – William Vaughan Company landed among the elite with its selection to Accounting Today’s “Top Firms to Work For.” The list is comprised of the top 100 firms throughout the country. “This honor is a testament to the unique culture and commitment of each member of our team,” said Aaron […]

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Jennifer Compton - William Vaughan Company | 145 Chesterfield Ln. | Maumee, OH 43537

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August

1

Forty-five diverse teens from the Greater Toledo region have already been working hard as paid artists for five weeks of their summer as apprentices in the The Arts Commission’s Young Artists at Work (YAAW) program. The YAAW program is activated with several major projects this summer. The Main Branch of the Toledo Lucas County Public […]

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Michelle Carlson - The Arts Commission

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July

28

TOLEDO, Ohio – It has been said that together everyone achieves more. Together, we are bringing lake sturgeon back to Ohio! A proposal submitted to the Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act Grants Program by the Toledo Zoo was one of seven projects recently recommended and approved for funding. The proposal entitled Maumee River […]

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Shayla Moriarty - The Toledo Zoo and Aquarium

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June

13

With the retirement of its chief operating officer, the Toledo Museum of Art is making several staff changes at the executive level. Carol Bintz, who has been with the Museum for 25 years, will retire as chief operating officer on July 1. Three other employees have been promoted and will have some expanded duties formerly […]

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Teri Sharp - Toledo Museum of Art

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May

10

Lourdes Students at Annual Summer Outreach Mission

Posted May 10th, 2016 by Aaron Iffland  Category: General News

The Lourdes University Department of Campus Ministry returns to Cincinnati this month to assist the Franciscan Sisters for the Poor in a summer outreach mission project. While there, the group will work with a different agency each day, including Habitat for Humanity, to assist individuals in need. Franciscans for the Poor seeks to carry out […]

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Aaron Iffland - Lourdes University | 6832 Convent Blvd | Sylvania, OH 43560

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April

20

Venders Needed

Posted Apr 20th, 2016 by Cindy Hayes  Category: Arts & Entertainment, General News

Venders needed for Fund-e-Vent at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 5240 Talmadge Rd.on June 4, 2016. Please bring your own table. Space available for $20.00 per table with $5.00 off each additional table. Pig Roast, Games, Music, Sale items! Please call Cindy at 419-376-2551 or contact on Facebook to make a reservation.

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Cindy Hayes - St. Matthew\'s Church | 5240 Talmadge Rd. | Toledo, OH 43623

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