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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

The Blade Job and Education Fair Expected to Attract Hundreds

Posted Apr 17th, 2018 by Connie Cross  Category: Events, Toledo.com

The Blade Job & Education Fair will take place Wednesday, April 18, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Holiday Inn French Quarter in Perrysburg. Jobseekers are urged to bring resumes and be prepared to meet with recruiters. “Last year’s Job Fair attracted hundreds of jobseekers,” says Connie Cross, organizer of the event. […]

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Connie Cross

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April

17

Pet Extravaganza

Posted Apr 17th, 2018 by Kristi Shepler  Category: Community Interest, Toledo.com

In this crazy world in which we live it is nice to bring the scale back down to the community. It is time to take a break and reconnect with our animal friends. St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church is once again hosting the Pet Extravaganza Saturday April 28th from 1 – 3pm. With the shorter time […]

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Kristi Shepler - St. Stephen Lutheran Church | 7800 Erie Street | Sylvania, OH 43560

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April

17

Destination Hawaii

Posted Apr 17th, 2018 by Kara Hitchens  Category: Events, Toledo.com

April 26, 2018, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm at AAA locations in Toledo, Sylvania, Port Clinton, and Defiance Price: FREE Have you ever dreamed about going to Hawaii? Now is your chance to learn more about the culture, the music, the food and the sights of Hawaii. AAA Northwest Ohio is hosting an exciting evening […]

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Kara Hitchens - AAA | 7150 W. Central Ave. | Toledo, OH 43617

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April

17

Ready, Set, Spring! Health Event

Posted Apr 17th, 2018 by Ashley Payment  Category: Community Interest, Toledo.com

Join us for our annual Minority Health Month event! This year our theme is ‘Ready, Set, Spring!’ We will be having an event on April 19, 2018 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at the Uptown Green Park (1904 Madison Avenue, Toledo, OH 43604). We will be offering fitness classes, cooking demonstrations, health screenings, raffles, […]

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Ashley Payment - Northwest Ohio Pathways HUB | 3231 Central Park West, Suite 200 | Toledo, OH 43617

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April

17

Milk Money For Kids

Posted Apr 17th, 2018 by Cheri Dennis  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Toledo.com

Thousands of children in Northwest Ohio depend on school lunches for adequate nutrition during the school year. With the school year nearing an end, many of our local children will have no access to balanced meals or fresh milk at home throughout the summer months. The Milk Money Campaign is a simple campaign. From April […]

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Cheri Dennis - SeaGate Food Bank | 526 High St | Toledo, OH 43609

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April

17

Run With Joe: POSE Method Running Clinic – May 12th

Posted Apr 17th, 2018 by Joe Sparks  Category: Health, Toledo.com

Always wanted to try running? Like to run, but got injured doing it? Been thinking about getting back into it after a break? Want to run a 5k or marathon and have your first race not be your last race? Want to best your PR? Learn proper running technique to be an efficient injury free […]

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Joe Sparks - Joe's Yoga & Fitness | 29101 Hufford Rd | Perrysburg, OH 43551

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April

17

14th annual Toledo Plant Exchange

Posted Apr 17th, 2018 by Tahree Lane  Category: Community Interest, Events, Toledo.com

The Toledo Plant Exchange invites all to share the pleasure of working the soil, on Sat. May 5. Drop off your plants (weed-free and labeled) and gently used gardening paraphernalia from 8:30 to 10am in the underground parking garage at Main Library downtown. While you wait, check out informational booths and pick the brains of […]

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Tahree Lane - Toledo Plant Exchange | Toledo, OH

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March

20

The Glass City Balloon Race has grown tremendously over the past two years. From its inception in Maumee, to the incredible success in Perrysburg, and now on to the City of Rossford, this Annual event is one to mark on the calendar. With a new partnership between the Glass City Balloon Race, Hollywood Casino, and […]

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Jake Tyler - Balloons Over Toledo, LLC

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March

20

A Special Tea Service for “Women Who Made a Difference”

Posted Mar 20th, 2018 by Helene Sheets  Category: Events, Toledo.com

In recognition of Women’s History Month, Lourdes University Student Life is presenting the “Women Who Made a Difference Tea” on Tuesday, March 27, at the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania. Tea service is from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. and includes tea and hors d’oeuvres. “The tea allows Lourdes University students, faculty and […]

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Helene Sheets - Lourdes University

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March

20

An Evening with Author & Peace Activist Father John Dear

Posted Mar 20th, 2018 by Julian Johnson  Category: Events, Toledo.com

The Sylvania Franciscan Village invites individuals to attend “They Will Inherit the Earth: Peace & Nonviolence in a Time of Climate Change” with Father John Dear on Tuesday, April 10 at 7 p.m. at the Franciscan Center of Lourdes University, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania. Fr. John Dear will go in detail about his book […]

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

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March

20

The Mix Beacon

Posted Mar 20th, 2018 by The Arts Commission  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Events, Toledo.com

The Arts Commission welcomes you to its spring fundraiser, The Mix BEACON. This year we celebrate in one of Toledo’s historic downtown spaces, Fort Industry Square, the site of the very first Mix (The Original Mix) event in 2005. Guests will have the opportunity to experience the unique spaces of Fort Industry for the first […]

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The Arts Commission - The Arts Commission | 1838 Parkwood Boulevard | Toledo, OH 43604

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

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March

6

Catholic Charities Hosts March 24 Northwest Ohio Relay For Life

Posted Mar 6th, 2018 by Deborah Boyce  Category: Events, Toledo.com

TOLEDO—The Diocese of Toledo’s Chapter of Northwest Ohio Life Runners is hosting a local Northwest Ohio Relay for Life, in conjunction with the National A-Cross America Relay, on Saturday, March 24, 2018. Individuals of all ages are invited to “Remember the Unborn” (Jeremiah 1:5) by choosing one of 95 segments to walk or run between […]

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Deborah Boyce - The Diocese of Toledo

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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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Ignazio Messina - City of Toledo

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March

6

The Arts Commission Announces Completion of Mural

Posted Mar 6th, 2018 by Nathan Mattimoe  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Toledo.com

As part of a major renovation to their Waterville Store, The Kroger Co. approached The Arts Commission in the fall of 2017 to help coordinate a large mural commission for the vestibule of the store. Bowling Green artist, Gail Christofferson was selected for the commission and created an 8’x20’ mosaic that depicts Waterville’s landmarks and […]

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Nathan Mattimoe - The Arts Commission

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March

6

The Lourdes University Lifelong Learning program is offering fun, hassle-free summer day trips. Travel in comfort without worrying about the details. Prices include all admissions, food, transportation, taxes and tips. To make reservations, call 419-824-3707 or email lifelong@lourdes.edu. Birthplace of Inventions Wednesday, June 20 Cost: $99 for members; $114 for nonmembers Bus departs from Lourdes […]

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Helene Sheets - The Lourdes University Lifelong Learning Program

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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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