Press Releases


Apr 03

Directions Credit Union hosts Finances 101

Directions Credit Union presents Finances 101, Thursday, April 11, at Lourdes University in the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd. in Sylvania, from 9am to 1pm. Finances 101 uses life-sized games to teach high school students about earning a ...

Posted By: Briana Peters | Category: Education



Apr 03

Appold Planetarium presents Apollo 11

The Lourdes University Appold Planetarium presents Apollo 11. This July, it will be 50 years since the world watched Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong land on the moon and declare it “…one small step for man, one giant leap for ...

Posted By: Briana Peters | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Apr 03

Toledo Library Receives Grant from Million Dollar Round Table Foundation

The MDRT Foundation has awarded a $2,500 grant to the Library Legacy Foundation of the Toledo Lucas County Public Library for Family Engagement programming this summer. Through its global grants programs, the MDRT Foundation is committed to building ...

Posted By: Kelsey Cogan | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Apr 03

Toledo Museum of Art Board names John Stanley as Interim Executive Director

Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) Board Chair Cynthia B. Thompson announced today that John Stanley, the Museum’s director of special projects, would serve as interim director of TMA while an international search is conducted. The appointment is ...

Posted By: | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Apr 03

Paws and Whiskers Kitten Shower

Come join us for food, fun, and kitten cuddles at our kitten shower! Like a baby shower...but for kittens! Help us prepare for the upcoming kitten season by bringing in donations such as KMR (Kitten formula), chicken and turkey baby food, ...

Posted By: Andrea | Category: Events



Apr 03

Kingston HealthCare Company and George Rumman Honored at the 2019 People of Vision Award Dinner Program

For more information: Prevent Blindness, Ohio Affiliate Taylor Elder Phone: 800-301-2020 ext.105 E-mail: taylore@pbohio.org Kingston HealthCare Company and George Rumman Honored at the 2019 People of Vision Award Dinner Program Maumee, OH (March 22, ...

Posted By: Taylor Elder | Category: Community Interest



Mar 27

The Franciscan Center announces April events

The Franciscan Center of Lourdes University is pleased to announce the April slate of events.Wednesday, April 3Buckeye Community Arts Network presents Life Through Art, 2nd Annual BCAN Showcase from 530p to 9p. This year’s showcase features a ...

Posted By: Briana Peters | Category: Education



Mar 27

SOMO Flats Groundbreaking Ceremony

SOMO Flats - South of MonroeJoin us for a Groundbreaking on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 4:00pm. 6455 Monroe Street | SylvaniaHosted by Republic Development & J.C. Hart Company, Inc.Please click here for the official Invitation: SOMO Groundbreaking ...

Posted By: | Category: Business



Mar 25

Human Trafficking Awareness Event Comes to Lourdes University

L.I.N.K. (Linking Interest, Need & Knowledge) and the STOP (Stop Trafficking of Persons) Committee present The S.O.A.P (Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution) Project, Saturday, April 6 in the Franciscan Center 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania from ...

Posted By: Briana Peters | Category: Other



Mar 25

The Second Annual April in Pairs-Burg Fundraiser - April 5th

The second annual April in Paris-Burg Perrysburg Symphony Orchestra Fundraiser comes again to the Carranor Hunt and Polo Club, 502 E. Second St., Perrysburg, Ohio on Friday, April 5, from 6:30 to 9:30 pm. The event features string and brass ...

Posted By: Karen T. Biscay | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Mar 25

20 North Gallery Opens “Divine Dimensions”

Media Release For Immediate Release Exhibition of paintings and photomontage by Martha Gaustad and Michelle Arnold Paine Toledo, OH—March 22, 2019. On Friday, April 12, 20 North Gallery will open “Divine Dimensions,” an exhibition ...

Posted By: Condessa Croninger | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Mar 21

Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments 2019 Transportation Summit

WHAT: 25th TMACOG Transportation Summit: Air, Road, Rail, and Water – All Modes Lead to Economic DevelopmentWHEN: Friday, March 29, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.WHERE: Premier Banquet Hall, 4480 Heatherdowns Blvd, Toledo WHO: This ...

Posted By: Mary Pat McCarthy | Category: Community Interest



Mar 21

Black Swamp Conservancy acquires land on the Little Auglaize River

With a mile and a half of frontage along the Little Auglaize River, and home to many sensitive species, the 226-acre Little Auglaize Wildlife Reserve is a rare find. The Paulding County property, recently acquired by Black Swamp Conservancy, is one ...

Posted By: Julie Pompa | Category: Community Interest



Mar 21

City of Toledo Announces Public Hearings and Comment Period for Annual Action Plan

The City of Toledo’s Department of Neighborhood and Business Development is seeking comments on its DRAFT, July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020, One-Year Action Plan to be submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Mar 21

Pancake Breakfast & Silent Auction

Date: Saturday April 6, 2019 Time: 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Venue: Northern Light Masonic Lodge #40 Address: 119 W. Wayne St, Maumee OH 43537 The Event: The Northern Light Lodge will be hosting the Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction to benefit the ...

Posted By: Holly Hoagland-Fojtik | Category: Events



Mar 21

Toledo’s PetBull Project Annual Dog & Child Easter Egg Hunt

Toledo’s PetBull Project Annual Dog & Child Easter Egg Hunt Toledo’s Pet Bull Project Sunday April 14, 2019 Hilton Garden Inn-Levis Commons Perrysburg 6165 Levis Commons Blvd. Perrysburg, OH 43551 Registration begins at 1:00 pm ...

Posted By: Lisa Adair | Category: Events



Mar 21

Triad Residential Solutions: Open Interviews

March 22, 10am-3pm Looking for a fun, rewarding experience? Are you a caring, dynamic person with a good driving record, high school diploma/equivalent, willing to work every other weekend, and looking for a rewarding experience? Then Triad ...

Posted By: Wendy Bejaige | Category: Education



Mar 21

Lourdes University Faculty and Author Adam Hodge to present

Lourdes University presents Environment and Culture: Insights from Wind River Shoshone History, a Distinguished Lecture featuring Dr. Adam Hodge, Associate Professor of History at Lourdes University. The event will take place on Monday, April 15 at ...

Posted By: Nicolas Mayta Canalle | Category: Education



Mar 21

Buckeye Community Arts Networks Presents: “Life Through Art"

Buckeye Community Arts Network (BCAN) presents The 2nd Annual BCAN Showcase, Wednesday, April 3, at the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania, from 7p to 9p. Doors open at 530pm. The event is hosted by Brigette Burnett, host of Daily ...

Posted By: Nicolas Mayta Canalle | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Mar 21

Strauss joins Lourdes Board of Trustees

Lourdes University president Mary Ann Gawelek, Ed.D., is pleased to announce the appointment of Karen Strauss to its board of trustees. “Board Chair Jim Haudan and I are delighted to welcome Ms. Strauss. The University will definitely benefit ...

Posted By: Nicolas Mayta Canalle | Category: Education



Mar 21

Masterworks Chorale Classics Concert

Forty-seven years, and they can’t stop singing! Masterworks Chorale, a local non-profit musical organization, presents its Classics Concert at 8 pm on Saturday, March 23, at Epiphany Lutheran Church. Entitled “Birdsong on the ...

Posted By: Chelsie Cree | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Mar 15

Wishah Popular Dance Troupe Presents Freedom of Horses

Wishah Popular Dance Troupe Presents Freedom of Horses, Friday, April 5, at the Franciscan Center 6832 Convent Blvd in Sylvania. Doors open at 6:00pm, event begins at 7:00pm. Inspired by Ibrahim Nasrallah’s novel Time of White Horses, Freedom ...

Posted By: Briana Peters | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Mar 15

Buckeye Community Arts Networks Presents: “Life Through Art.”

Buckeye Community Arts Network (BCAN) presents The 2nd Annual BCAN Showcase, Wednesday, April 3, at the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania, from 7p to 9p. Doors open at 530pm. The event is hosted by Brigette Burnett, host of Daily ...

Posted By: Briana Peters | Category: Other



Mar 12

8th Annual “Have A Heart Restock Drive” assists local pantries

On Monday, March 18, the Sylvania Franciscan Village (SFV) kicks off its 8th annual Have a Heart Restock Drive to supply personal care items to six area outreach pantries: Bethany House, Claver House, Helping Hands of St. Louis, Our Lady of Lourdes ...

Posted By: Laurie Bertke | Category: Community Interest



Mar 12

One of only 250 Ford GTS delivered in Maumee

Michael Murray was chosen by Ford (only 250 worldwide) to purchase a Ford GT ($500,000). His GT is arriving March 14th between 11am and noon. We are hosting a delivery party at the brand new build Brondes Ford Lincoln of Maumee. It’s an ...

Posted By: Sonja Smith | Category: Other



Mar 12

Open House: 2 Years - 6th Grade

Maumee Valley Country Day School invites you and your child/children who are 2 yrs - 6th grade, to an Open House, Sunday, April 28th from 12:00-2:00 pm. Tour the beautiful 75-acre campus, and meet the teachers and enjoy hands-on activities. Discover ...

Posted By: Melissa Kuhl | Category: Education



Mar 07

The Franciscan Center announces March Events

Saturday, March 9Sylvania Area Family Services hosts The Sylvania Uncorked Chocolate & Wine Affair from 7pm to 11pm. An evening of chocolate and food samplings from local vendors, the event includes a silent auction, mystery bags, dancing, photo ...

Posted By: Briana Peters | Category: Education



Mar 07

2019 City Infrastructure Program Meetings Scheduled

The city of Toledo will host six infrastructure program meetings – one in each of the six Council Districts. The meetings will be held as followed:· District 26 p.m., March 7 at All Saints Lutheran Church, 5445 Heatherdowns ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Mar 07

Lourdes University to launch “Full Bodied Degree” in Ireland

SYLVANIA, OHIO - With the Full Bodied Degree Program, Lourdes University became the only higher education institution in the USA to offer a comprehensive bachelor’s degree focused on brewing, winemaking and spirits. Designed to meet workforce ...

Posted By: Briana A. Peters | Category: Education



Mar 07

15th Annual Spring Craft Show

Saturday April 6 10am-3pm Hope United Methodist Church will be hosting this annual show featuring talented crafters from Ohio and Michigan offering an excellent variety of handmade crafts for men, women, and children. You'll find unique Easter and ...

Posted By: Mary Jane Perkins | Category: Community Interest