Press Releases - Community Interest


Feb 24

Local Fair Housing Advocate Joins The Fair Housing Center as Vice President and General Counsel

Monday, February 24, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sarah Jenkins Director of Public Policy and Community Engagement, The Fair Housing Center Office: 419-243-6163 ext. 123 Cell: 419-503-0529 sarahjenkins@toledofhc.org Local Fair Housing ...

Posted By: Sarah Jenkins | Category: Community Interest



Feb 19

Benefit for the Barn 2020

On April 18th, 2020, Serenity Farm Equestrian Center is proudly hosting our annual “Benefit for the Barn” fundraiser. This year we are hosting our event at Highland Meadows in Sylvania, Ohio. “Benefit for the Barn” is a fun ...

Posted By: Amanda Cajka | Category: Community Interest



Feb 19

The Lucas SWCD Tree Sale is Underway

The Lucas Soil and Water Conservation District is accepting mailed, drop-off, and online orders for the Annual Tree, Shrub, and Garden Sale! All orders must be prepaid and received by Friday, March 27th to guarantee selection. After that date, we ...

Posted By: Jessica Grisier | Category: Community Interest



Feb 17

Huge 2-Day Book Sale at Way Library Feb 21-22

Winter Blast Book Sale at Way Library in Perrysburg Way Public Library Foundation & Friends will hold an enormous used book sale on Friday, February 21 from 9 am until 6:30 pm and Saturday, February 22 from 9 am until 3 pm on the ...

Posted By: Rose Mills | Category: Community Interest



Feb 10

Winter Walk & Listen: Cherish Our Beloved Animals

1-3pm, Saturday, February 22, 2020 Join Joe Sparks, of Joe's Yoga & Fitness, for for his 6th climate awareness walk to cherish and remember all animals - wild and domestic. We'll walk together & listen to stories of love and connection to ...

Posted By: Joe Sparks | Category: Community Interest



Feb 10

Climate Awareness Talk & Conversation

Friday, Feb. 21, 7-8:30pm Join us for a presentation, talk and conversation about the climate crisis with Bob Clark-Phelps & Joe Sparks, of Joe's Yoga & Fitness. Followed by a reception. Free, but please register: ...

Posted By: Joe Sparks | Category: Community Interest



Jan 27

Book Signing and Meet and Greet

Spoons and Needles is a fictional story based on a real family’s turmoil in facing and dealing with addiction and the complicated emotions when a loved one is addicted. In 2017, there were 4,293 overdoses reported in Ohio alone. Ohio is ...

Posted By: Jen Walter | Category: Community Interest



Jan 20

6th Annual Stephanie Dawn FABRIC & Handbag SALE

6th Annual Stephanie Dawn Fabric & Handbag Sale DATE: Saturday, February 15, 2020 LOCATION: 1197 Grill Road, Van Wert, OH 45891 HOURS: Saturday 8:00AM - 5:00PM FREE Parking - FREE Admission - Also, Handicap Accessible Restrooms It is ...

Posted By: Ty Coil | Category: Community Interest



Jan 20

Project PJ

SeaGate Food Bank's Project PJ is an annual collection of bedtime items. Throughout the months of January and February we collect bedtime necessities for families in need throughout NW Ohio. We are collecting pajamas, books, stuffed animals, ...

Posted By: Brittany Reichow | Category: Community Interest



Jan 08

Soup R' Bowl-A-Thon Food Donation Drive

Grogan’s Towne is holding a food donation drive the whole month of January, leading up to the Soup R’ Bowl-A-Thon, held at Forest View Lanes on February 1, 2020! All donations support Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio. After ...

Posted By: Kaitlin Alzapiedi | Category: Community Interest



Jan 08

Ohio Farmers will learn to be better environmental stewards

Farms in Northwest Ohio will be the first in the state to gain certification as environmentally sustainable, a project funded by the governor's H2Ohio program. Mike Libben will explain plans to spend $30.3 million in 2020, at 7 p.m. Thursday, ...

Posted By: Tahree Lane | Category: Community Interest



Dec 13

All Saints Lutheran Church FREE 25th Annual Live Nativity

FREE Drive-Thru Living Nativity ... Telling the Christmas Story Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 21 & 22, 6-8 pm ALL SAINTS LUTHERAN CHURCH 5445 Heatherdowns Blvd. (west of Reynolds Rd.) Toledo, OH 43614 * Live Animals (including camels) * Costumed ...

Posted By: Carole Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Dec 05

Dec. 13 Holiday Night Market to Provide Festive Shopping

Toledo Night (Holiday) Market will be held from 4-9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, at The Stables at Wheeler Farms, 11781 Obee Road in Whitehouse, Ohio. The festive holiday market will feature music, twinkly lights, and shopping to pick up that ...

Posted By: Kari Bucher | Category: Community Interest



Dec 04

NW Ohio's New Wetlands - Thur. 12/12/19 at Manos

Northwest Ohio will have more wetlands in the coming year: 24 will be newly constructed or reconnected to ditches, creeks, and rivers in an effort to deliver cleaner water to Lake Erie, thereby helping to reduce the annual summer scourge of harmful ...

Posted By: Tahree Lane | Category: Community Interest



Nov 25

Toledo Joins the Global Climate Strike

11-21-19 Contact: Jennifer Day Toledo Joins the Global Climate Strike Again For the second time this year, Toledo Area Residents gathered to share their stories of why they are participating in the Global Climate Strike on Friday, November, 29. Each ...

Posted By: Jennifer Day | Category: Community Interest



Nov 19

City of Toledo Lead Grant Applications Streamlined

The city of Toledo has streamlined lead grant applications for owner occupied and rental lead abatement grant assistance. The new applications are now nine pages for landlords and five pages for owner occupied applications – both down from 17 ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Nov 12

Santa and More Breakfast

Santa and More Breakfast Saturday, December 7, 2019 9am ADMISSION PRICE IS CANNED FOOD FOR FEED YOUR NEIGHBOR PROGRAM St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church 5240 Talmadge Rd. Toledo OH For Reservations Call 419-473-1187 (Church) or 419-376-2551 ...

Posted By: Cindy Hayes | Category: Community Interest



Oct 30

Public Input Needed for Consolidated Plan forDept of HUD

The City of Toledo submits a Consolidated Plan to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development every five years. The plan identifies housing and community development needs and sets the city’s strategic objectives and ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Oct 28

Stuff the Truck

Help us “Stuff The Truck” with Thanksgiving fixins’ for families in NW Ohio. This one-day event is hosted at Walt Churchill’s Market on Briarfield in Maumee (6am-6pm) and on Dixie Hwy in Perrysburg (8am-6pm). We need ...

Posted By: Brittany Reichow | Category: Community Interest



Oct 24

Leaf Collection Program Begins Nov. 4

Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz today announced the 2019 Leaf Collection Program will begin on Monday, Nov. 4. A variety of methods will be used to inform residents when leaf collection will occur in each neighborhood. The city will announce to the ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Oct 22

A Sylvania Political Candidate Forum

The Sylvania Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Political Forum for all City of Sylvania and Sylvania Township candidates on Wednesday, October 23rd from 7:00pm-8:00pm at the Sylvania Senior Center, 7140 Sylvania Ave. Candidates are asked to ...

Posted By: Michelle Sprott | Category: Community Interest



Oct 22

City Of Maumee Public Forum

The Maumee Chamber of Commerce, Maumee Uptown Business Association, the League of Women Voters of Toledo-Lucas County and the Mirror Newspaper announce a candidate forum. The event will take place on Thursday, October 24 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at ...

Posted By: Ann Fabiszak Payne | Category: Community Interest



Oct 16

Recycle IT, USA Toledo Holds an Electronics Recycling Drive

October is Correct Recycling Month! Recycle IT, USA Toledo is making it easy to correctly recycle all of your hazardous e-waste by hosting a FREE Electronics Recycling Drive, Saturday, October 19th from 9 AM – 12 PM. Bring your old, unwanted, ...

Posted By: Recycle It, Toledo USA | Category: Community Interest



Oct 16

Historic Regional Water Commission Approved By All Partners

Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz today thanked the city’s partners upon approval of the historic regional water commission by each community involved. “Toledo and its neighbors have been working for more than 30 years to try to solve the ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Oct 14

Electronics Recycling Drive

October is Correct Recycling Month! We’re making it easy to correctly recycle all of your hazardous e-waste by hosting a FREE Electronics Recycling Drive, Saturday, October 19th! Bring your old, unwanted, and non-working electronics to ...

Posted By: Kaitlin | Category: Community Interest



Oct 03

Culture-X

The Maumee Valley Country Day School Am-Afro Club will Host Culture-X on October 25, 2019, from 5:00 – 8:00 pm. Culture-X is an event where African-American leaders, entrepreneurs, and activists can come and discuss important issues in the ...

Posted By: Melissa Kuhl | Category: Community Interest



Oct 03

Initial Prekindergarten Financial Support Received

Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz, Toledo Public Schools, Washington Local Schools, the United Way of Greater Toledo, the Toledo Community Foundation, and ProMedica announced today that the first two phases toward implementation of universal access to ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Sep 30

Celebration of Wine & Food Benefitting Toledo Animal Rescue

Mark your calendars! The Toledo Animal Rescue’s Celebration of Wine and Food Event will be held this year on October 9, 2019, from 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm at Manhattan’s Pub ‘n Cheer in Uptown Toledo. Celebrants will taste four wines, ...

Posted By: Charley | Category: Community Interest



Sep 30

Toledo Out of the Darkness Community Walk

Why We Walk Each year, suicide claims more lives than war, murder, and natural disasters combined. Yet suicide prevention doesn't receive anywhere near the funding as other leading causes of death. It's up to Walkers like us to make a difference. ...

Posted By: Peggy Myers | Category: Community Interest



Sep 24

AAA Sylvania Block Party

AAA is hosting an appreciation day to show support to neighboring businesses and a thank you to members and non-members alike. Everyone is welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served, including hot dogs, chips and beverages. Register for car care ...

Posted By: Kara Hitchens | Category: Community Interest