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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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July

21

Stranahan Theater and Great Hall Announces Renovations

Posted Jul 21st, 2017 by Stephen Hyman  Category: General News, Other

The Stranahan Theater is in the midst of a major renovation. This began in 2016 with work outside the building, which included replacing all existing roofs and painting the entire exterior dark gray. In 2017, the lobby (both lower and upper) was painted, and new wallpaper was applied. Brand new furniture and fixtures have been […]

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Stephen Hyman - The Stranahan Theater and Great Hall

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July

9

SYLVANIA, Ohio – For Ohio’s Bicentennial in 2003, the world’s only traveling bell foundry was created. The bell foundry on wheels was designed by Verdin Bell Company and traveled throughout Ohio for three years, casting custom bronze bells for each of the state’s 88 counties. Once again, this September, the community will have an opportunity […]

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Laura Kronmann - Toledo Memorial Park

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June

21

Toledo, Ohio — [6/20/2017] The Arts Schools Network Board of Directors has designated Toledo School for the Arts in Toledo, Ohio as a 2017-2019 Exemplary School in recognition of its commitment to excellence. The Exemplary School designation is presented to Arts Schools Network (ASN) member schools that follow the ASN Principles of Exemplary Practice in […]

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Doug Mead - TSA

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May

24

Hope, the Polar Bear to be Transferred

Posted May 24th, 2017 by Shayla Moriarty  Category: General News, Toledo.com

TOLEDO, Ohio — Robert Kennedy once said: “The purpose of life is to contribute in some way to making things better.” Together, with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ Species Survival Plan and Utah’sHogle Zoo, the Toledo Zoo is working to better the captive population of polar bears. This fall, two Ohio natives will take […]

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Shayla Moriarty - The Toledo Zoo

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May

19

Residents of Crane’s Landing, a 55+ community for seniors celebrate the completion of a community garden on May 13 th at 10:00am at 3315 Mayo St. This community garden has extra features that will make it accessible to anyone living in the community. Raised beds have been specifically made to be handicapped accessible with one […]

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Ron Jones - United North Corp. | 3106 Lagrange | Toledo

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May

19

Metroparks Rangers Win Best Dressed Competition

Posted May 19th, 2017 by Scott Carpenter  Category: Community Interest, General News, Other

Metroparks Rangers, outfitted by Superior Uniform Sales, were given the award for best dressed small law enforcement department in the country by the National Association of Uniform Manufacturers & Distributors. The association (known as NAUMD) is a trade group that has been representing the uniform and image apparel industries since 1933. Superior is a family-owned […]

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Scott Carpenter - Metroparks of the Toledo Area

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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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