Archive for the ‘General News’ Category

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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Carrie Russell Hartman - Office of the Mayor, City of Toledo | One Government Center - Suite 2200

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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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Kirsten Ingram - Toledo.com, OH

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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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Scott Radel - Tony Packo's

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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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Steve Atkinson - Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority | 1127 W Central Ave

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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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Stacey Clink - Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority | 1127 W Central Ave

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

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September

17

TOLEDO, Ohio— The Toledo Zoo is pleased to be collaborating with the city of Perrysburg to microchip chickens currently residing within city limits. Toledo Zoo veterinarians will be available on September 30 and October 2 from 9 a.m. to noon (each day) at the building behind Perrysburg’s Municipal Building to implant the microchips. Before the […]

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Shayla Moriarty - The Toledo Zoo

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September

14

On Thursday, October 12, the Red Cross Club of Lourdes University will host its 4th annual blood drive in honor of alumnus Tim Berta. The blood drive takes place in the Franciscan Center from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Lourdes’ Red Cross Club was established in 2014 by social work alumna and then student Megan […]

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Helene Sheets - Lourdes University

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September

14

Annual Dozynki Dinner

Posted Sep 14th, 2017 by Julian Johnson  Category: General News

On Sunday, October 29th the Toledo-Poznan Alliance presents its Annual Dozynki Dinner from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Franciscan Center located on Lourdes University campus. Tickets are $30 per person. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 419-841-2909.

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Julian Johnson - Toledo-Pozman Alliance | 6832 Convent BLVD. | Sylvania, OH 43560

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August

31

Six-week program focuses on Christian Muslim Dialogue

Posted Aug 31st, 2017 by Helene Sheets  Category: Education, Events, General News

The Sylvania Franciscan Village in collaboration with Masjid Saad Foundation offers “The Sultan and the Saint: An Approach to Christian Muslim Dialogue,” a six-week series of small group transformational dialogue that seeks to bring Muslims and Christians together. By nurturing relationships across religious boundaries, the hope is that together participants will model interfaith cooperation as […]

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Helene Sheets - The Sylvania Franciscan Village

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August

31

Jake Pilewski, front man of Toledo based bands The New Fashioned and Nine Lives, will celebrate the release of his debut solo album on September 8 under the moniker Jake & The Venom. The album’s initial release will be available digitally via iTunes. Pilewski is donating 100% of all digital pre-orders on iTunes to SunBridge […]

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Jake Pilewski - Jake & The Venom | Rossford, OH 43460

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August

1

Heartbeat of Toledo, a pregnancy help center, is holding two orientations for those who may be interested in volunteering at either its West Sylvania or East Toledo offices. The Volunteer Orientation for the West Sylvania location is planned for Monday, August 28, 10 a.m. to noon at Heartbeat’s office, 4041 W. Sylvania Ave., Suite LL4. […]

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Pat Todak - Heartbeat of Toledo | 4041 W. Sylvania Ave., Suite LL4

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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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