Archive for the ‘General News’ Category

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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March

29

TOLEDO, Ohio – A massive cut-glass punch bowl produced as a showstopper for the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair and its matching silver and glass ladle have been reunited after being separated for 111 years. The Libbey Glass Company punch bowl and matching cups have been part of the collection at the Toledo Museum of […]

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Teri Sharp - The Toledo Museum of Art

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March

7

TOLEDO, Ohio – Robin Reisenfeld has joined the Toledo Museum of Art staff as curator of works on paper, Brian Kennedy, CEO, president and director of the Museum, has announced. Reisenfeld has served as course director of Global Contemporary Art in the master of arts program at Christie’s Education, New York, for the past two […]

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Teri Sharp - Toledo Museum of Art

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March

3

TOLEDO, OH – As a Toledo-based actress, director, and teacher, there was nothing Jennifer Rockwood loved more than mentoring young artists. “Well there was one thing…” joked Actors Collaborative Toledo (ACT) director John Duvall, “Jennifer did love getting her way!” So, true to Rockwood’s way and wishes – for a love of theatre to be […]

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Lindsay Williams - Toledo School for the Arts

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March

3

TOLEDO, Ohio – Candice L. Harrison has been named director of communications at the Toledo Museum of Art, effective March 7. Museum director Brian Kennedy said Harrison will be responsible for all of the Museum’s internal and external communications, marketing and online communications, including the website and social media. She also will be involved in […]

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Teri Sharp - Toledo Museum of Art

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February

9

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Toledo Museum of Art Board of Directors have elected Cynthia Thompson as chair, effective January 2016. Thompson, a Museum board member and supporter for more than a decade, has a history of success in both industry and community service. Her long career includes roles as co-owner of automobile parts manufacturer Midwest […]

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Teri Sharp - The Toledo Museum of Art

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February

9

Science Alliance for Valuing the Environment, Inc. (S.A.V.E.) presents Dr. Donald Stierman, Geophysicist at The University of Toledo, on Tuesday, March 22, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the Franciscan Center of Lourdes University, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania. The lecture titled “Does Hydraulic Fracturing Trigger Earthquakes: Why did Oklahoma Hire a State Seismologist?” is […]

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Helene Sheets - Lourdes University

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February

5

Metroparks Director Named Professional Of The Year

Posted Feb 5th, 2016 by Scott Carpenter  Category: Community Interest, General News

Steve Madewell, executive director of Metroparks of the Toledo Area, was honored Tuesday night with the professional of the year award from the Ohio Parks and Recreation Association. The award was presented at a banquet during OPRA’s annual conference and trade show at the Kalahari Convention Center, Sandusky. “A long-time leader in natural resources conservation, […]

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Scott Carpenter - Metroparks of the Toledo Area

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January

24

Maumee artist Greg Justus, recently donated his time and artistic talents to illustrate a series of 3 children’s books written by Cancer Connection of Northwest Ohio’s founder, Jean Schoen. The children’s books, written for a beginner reader through young adult, were released in their entirety at the end of 2015. The purpose of the books […]

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Jean Schoen - Cancer Connection of Northwest Ohio, Inc. | 151 N. Michigan - Suite 200 | Toledo, OH 43604

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January

8

Toledo, OHIO— The final numbers are in and 2015 was a banner year for the Toledo Zoo! In fact, over 1.3 million people came to the Zoo this past year. That number surpasses by 50,000 visitors the previous record that was set in 1988 when giant pandas, on loan from China, were on exhibit here. […]

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Andi Norman - Toledo Zoo

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January

5

Local Computer Training Company Embarks on Year #11

Posted Jan 5th, 2016 by Amber S. Hawkins  Category: Business, General News

Your Computer Needs of Toledo, LLC wishes everyone a Happy New Year, and to thank everyone for an incredible 10 years. The company embarked on its 11th year January 1, 2016. Attained during the years included the Microsoft Master MOS Instructor, SAM Small Business Federal, State of Ohio MBE, State of Ohio EDGE, City of […]

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Amber S. Hawkins - Your Computer Needs of Toledo, LLC, OH

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December

16

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Morgan Bleich-Lee - Ohio Development Services Agency | 77 S. High Street | Columbus, OH 43235

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