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April

17

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) has promoted two staff members and has named a new member to its senior management team. Kristina Crystal has been hired to fill a new position at the Museum – chief revenue officer; Adam Levine has been tapped to be TMA’s deputy director; and Lynn Miller […]

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April

17

Toledo-Area Police Win Best Dressed in Nation

Posted Apr 17th, 2018 by Alyssa Darah  Category: Community Interest, General News, Toledo.com

The next time you see a Perrysburg Township police officer, take notice of the uniform: it’s one of the sharpest in the nation according to the North American Association of Uniform Manufacturers & Distributors (NAUMD). The Perrysburg Township PD was one of five departments to top the list of the NAUMD’s annual Best Dressed Public […]

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Alyssa Darah - Superior Uniform Sales, Inc. | 909 Phillips Ave | Toledo, OH 43612

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April

17

The Arts Commission announces three new full-time Americorps positions to lead community engagement work in two downtown-area neighborhoods: Uptown and Englewood. Ideal candidates will have a background in the arts, an interest in community-based arts and equitable neighborhood revitalization. Application deadline is April 22. Find more information in the attached description below or on our […]

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Ryan Bunch - The Arts Commission

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April

17

Toledo Zoo Saddened by Death of Masai Giraffe

Posted Apr 17th, 2018 by Shayla Moriarty  Category: Community Interest, General News, Other

TOLEDO, Ohio — The Toledo Zoo is sad to report that Bahati, a four-year-old female Masai giraffe, was humanely euthanized today due to rapidly declining health. Bahati was born at the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere on December 13, 2013. She was loaned to Toledo Zoo on recommendation of the Giraffe Species Survival Plan in April […]

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Shayla Moriarty - The Toledo Zoo

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March

20

Toledo Zoo Announces New Partnership

Posted Mar 20th, 2018 by Shayla Moriarty  Category: Community Interest, General News

TOLEDO, Ohio — Toledo Zoo and ProMedica are exemplifying the old adage that together everyone achieves more through their new partnership to renovate the Zoo’s 80+ year old Museum of Science. Today, the two organizations will announce the details of the new partnership to re-open the WPA-era building in the spring of 2019 as a […]

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Shayla Moriarty - The Toledo Zoo

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March

20

Lourdes University appoints new VP for Advancement

Posted Mar 20th, 2018 by Julian Johnson  Category: General News

Lourdes University President Mary Ann Gawelek is pleased to announce the appointment of Vicki J. Stouffer, CFRE, as Lourdes University’s new Vice President for Institutional Advancement. In this Cabinet-level role, Ms. Stouffer is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive program that includes donor identification and cultivation, major gifts, external relations, planned giving and more. […]

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

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March

20

To better accommodate the busy schedules of participating non-profit organizations, the Appold Planetarium and Lourdes University have moved their scheduled free planetarium show & hands-on activities for “Love the Earth Day” celebration to Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 1 to 5 p.m  Participating organizations ·       Toledo Zoo ·       Imagination Station ·       Metroparks Toledo ·       Keep Toledo/Lucas County Beautiful   “Families […]

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March

6

Site Selection Magazine ranked Toledo third in the nation for economic development among mid-size cities. The national magazine released its 2017 Governor’s Cup Awards today. Toledo outperformed Columbus, Cleveland, and Cincinnati, according to the magazine. Akron was seventh and Dayton was eighth. “Recognition for Toledo’s business and economic development successes should go to our partners, […]

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March

6

Toledo Walleye set new sellout record

Posted Mar 6th, 2018 by Andi Roman  Category: General News, Sports

A new T-Town Hockey milestone was reached on Sunday, as a sold-out crowd packed the Huntington Center to watch the Toledo Walleye defeat Greenville. The game marked the twenty-first sellout, a new Walleye record for sellouts in a single regular season! The previous Walleye record of 20 sellouts was set during the final game of […]

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March

6

TOLEDO, OH – TSA students from the classroom of Joy Carson, Stephen Johnston and Leslie Taylor are beginning a collaborative project with QSI Fabrication Inc. to learn more about design and development, while gaining educational experience in CAD (computer-aided design) and welding. This eight-week project will last until late April, resulting in human scale sculptures […]

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Laura Doles - Toledo School for the Arts

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March

6

The Kapszukiewicz administration today proposed changes to city boards and commissions. The administration asked Toledo City Council during its agenda review meeting to consider abolishing the Youth Commission. Funding for the Youth Commission executive director salary, which is $62,703 in the proposed 2018 budget, would be shifted to the department of public service. That position […]

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Ignazio Messina - City of Toledo

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March

6

Toledo Botanical Garden Joins Metroparks

Posted Mar 6th, 2018 by Scott Carpenter  Category: Community Interest, General News, Toledo.com

The City of Toledo, Metroparks Toledo, Toledo Public Schools and the Arts Commission are working together to ensure that Toledo Botanical Garden remains one of the region’s cultural gems. An ordinance introduced by the administration and approved Tuesday by city council transfers ownership of the 60-acre garden and artist village in west Toledo to Metroparks. […]

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Scott Carpenter - Metroparks Toledo

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March

6

Mud Hens and Tigers Extend Affiliation

Posted Mar 6th, 2018 by Andi Roman  Category: Community Interest, General News, Toledo.com

TOLEDO, OH – The Toledo Mud Hens and the Detroit Tigers have extended their player development agreement through the 2020 season, cementing a relationship between these two historic franchises that dates back more than 30 years. Toledo has served as Detroit’s top minor league affiliate since 1987. “We have always had a great working relationship […]

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Andi Roman - Toledo Mud Hens

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February

21

Tony Packo’s™ and their customers support The Salvation Army

Posted Feb 21st, 2018 by Karen Meek  Category: General News

On February 22, 2018, Tony Packo’s will present The Salvation Army with a check for $5,765, raised through the Giving Tuesday, Pickles Against Poverty, and Giving Back Gift Card campaigns which ran in all five Tony Packo’s locations during the month of December 2017. The check will be presented to Major Scott Kelly and other […]

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Karen Meek - Tony Packo\'s, LLC | 1412 Arrowhead Drive | Maumee, OH 43537

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February

14

Black Swamp Conservancy is launching an initiative to support northwest Ohio’s next generation of farmers. The Northwest Ohio Farm Access Program will serve as an agriculture incubator to reduce the biggest hurdle facing beginning farmers – acquiring farmland. The initiative also aims at connecting them with training opportunities and assistance to increase local and sustainable […]

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Julie Pompa - Black Swamp Conservancy

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February

14

MVCDS student Nipun Jayatissa '19 has been selected as a 2018 finalist for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) THINK program, an annual science research and innovation competition for high school students. His research proposal was selected as one of six finalists out of over 175 proposals received from students around the country. He has […]

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Melissa E. Kuhl - Maumee Valley Country Day School

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February

14

TOLEDO, OH – After three years with the Toledo Symphony, Sara Jobin will leave her post as Resident Conductor at the end of the 2017-2018 season. “It has been such a privilege to work with the musicians of the Toledo Symphony Orchestra regularly for these three years,” said Jobin. “Not only are they fantastic musicians, […]

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Felecia Kanney - Toledo Symphony Orchestra

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February

14

Nuestra Gente Community Projects, Inc., is pleased to have launched the city’s first fully Spanish-language FM radio station, WVZC-LP 96.5 FM. The station officially went on the air Dec. 30 and has been broadcasting a steady lineup of Latin favorites and hits, reaching the Spanish-speaking community in most of Toledo, Rossford, and Oregon. “The Latin […]

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Linda Parra - Nuestra Gente Community Projects, Inc. | 154 Chesterfield Ln # 7 | Maumee, OH 43537

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January

31

Lourdes U announces ProMedica Scholarship recipients

Posted Jan 31st, 2018 by Julian Johnson  Category: Education, General News

(SYLVANIA, OHIO, USA) – Dawn AuBuchon, MS, CRNA, Director of the Lourdes University Master of Science in Nursing Nurse Anesthesia Program (MSN:NAP), is pleased to announce the students who were selected to receive the ProMedica Flower Hospital/McKesson Fund Scholarship. All six graduate students are currently enrolled in the Nurse Anesthesia Program and will receive a […]

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

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January

31

Hometown Coach Scores Touchdown with Packo’s

Posted Jan 31st, 2018 by Kirsten Ingram  Category: Community Interest, General News

Central Catholic athletic director Greg Dempsey will kick off the 2018 bun signing season at Toledo’s most famous eatery Coach Dempsey arrives at the Original Tony Packo’s® on Front St. at 1pm on Tuesday, January 30 to autograph one of the restaurant’s iconic celebrity hot dog buns. The press and public are invited to join […]

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

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