Press Releases


Jul 19

Music in the Meadow

Your invited to a FREE outdoor concert! Please bring a chair or blanket and listen to musical guest John Pickle. Story Point Food Truck will be onsite with food available for purchase. Wednesday, July 25th, 5-7PM at Spring Meadows Nursing and Rehab ...

Posted By: Nikki Schultt | Category: Community Interest



Jul 12

Maumee Valley Country Day School Announces New Head of School

Toledo, Ohio— On behalf of the Maumee Valley Country Day School Board of Trustees, and the Head of School Search Committee, MVCDS is delighted to announce Lynn Casto as Maumee Valley’s Head of School, effective July 1, 2018. Lynn comes ...

Posted By: Melissa E. Kuhl | Category: Education



Jul 12

The Franciscan Center announces August events

The Franciscan Center of Lourdes University is pleased to announce the August slate of events. Thursday, August 2Wright Financial Group, LLC offers a free Social Security Educational Workshop from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Hosted by local retirement specialist ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Events



Jul 12

Lourdes offers All-In-One Enrollment Fair

Lourdes University is once again offering an All-In-One Undergraduate Enrollment Fair on Monday, August 20 from 5 to 7 p.m. in Russell Ebeid Hall, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania.During the event, individuals looking to enroll can:· ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Other



Jul 12

The Toledo Area Humane Society Partners with Chipotle for a Cause and Effect Fundraising Day

Toledo, OH – The Toledo Area Humane Society is partnering with six local Chipotle locations for aspecial Cause and Effect Fundraising Day on Thursday, July 26th.Last year’s fundraising day raised nearly $7,000 for the animals here at ...

Posted By: Abbey Hall | Category: Community Interest



Jul 12

2nd Annual 5K Terra Cotta Trot Scheduled

On Sunday, October 14, 2018, Lourdes University offers the 2nd Annual 5K Terra Cotta Trot. The starting gun goes off at 8 a.m. on the Lourdes University mid-campus grounds near the Ebeid Recreation Center on the south side of Convent Blvd.This 5K ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Events



Jul 12

Getting Ahead Helps Staff Map Out a Better Life

For the nation’s 4.5 million Direct Support Professionals, debt, family tensions, oreven a flat tire can disrupt their ability to provide the highest-quality care to men, women and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. ...

Posted By: Sara Wilson | Category: Community Interest



Jul 08

Sculptor Carruth Creates Exclusive Piece for Packo’s

Renowned local sculptor George Carruth has created a new work exclusively for Toledo’s most famous eatery, Tony Packo’s®. Now available for sale, the piece can be found in the five Packo’s restaurant locations around the ...

Posted By: Karen Meek | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 08

Run With Joe: 3-Hour Running Clinic

Saturday, July 14th, 12-3pm Learn proper running technique to surpass all your running goals! ?? Become a better, more efficient injury-free runner with the best running method on the planet: POSE Method Running is the only technique scientifically ...

Posted By: Joe Sparks | Category: Events



Jun 27

Urban Libraries Council Announces New Executive Board Members

WASHINGTON – The Urban Libraries Council today announced the election of the new Chair of the Executive Board, as well as the addition of two new members to its Board.The board members are:• Rhea Lawson, Director, Houston Public Library, ...

Posted By: Paul Guequierre | Category: General News



Jun 27

Lucas County Land Bank accepts donation of former St. Anthony’s church from Catholic Diocese of Toledo

The Lucas County Land Bank has agreed to accept the donation of the former St. Anthony’s church from the Catholic Diocese of Toledo. After entering into a donation agreement, the Land Bank expects to acquire the former church in the coming ...

Posted By: Joshua Murnen | Category: Other



Jun 27

“Downtown Sylvania Under the Lights” Recognized on Front Cover of National Publication

The “Downtown Sylvania Under the Lights” project was recently recognized as the cover photo in a national publication. A photo of Downtown Sylvania’s Christmas lighting project was featured on Bronner’s annual Commercial ...

Posted By: Michelle Sprott | Category: Community Interest



Jun 27

New Partnership Benefits Disability Community

The Fair Housing Center and the Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) are pleased to announce a joint effort to ensure public housing programs and services are accessible for persons with disabilities. A three-year agreement paves the way for ...

Posted By: Sarah Jenkins | Category: Community Interest



Jun 27

Bactrian Camel Born at the Toledo Zoo

TOLEDO, Ohio — Toledo Zoo is excited to celebrate every day as hump day with the birth of a female Bactrian camel on May 6, 2018! The new camel was born to mother, Sasha, and father, Cash and has been named Zehra, (zar-rah) which means bright ...

Posted By: Shayla Moriarty | Category: Community Interest



Jun 27

Effects of Vatican II on the Catholic Church

Instructor: Paul Mueller Tuesdays, July 10, 17, 24 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Cost: $43 members; $55 non-members The Second Vatican Council (1962-1965) changed the Catholic Church deeply in many ways. Examine the council and the changes it brought ...

Posted By: Pablo Vinuesa Berchetti | Category: Other



Jun 27

Roxtec Entry Cable/Pipe Sealing System From Excel Automation

6-21-18 - Roxtec is a global manufacturer of industry-unique cable and pipe sealing products. Roxtec serves a broad market with flexible solutions for nearly any application. It has both off-the shelf Kit product, as well as Custom products for ...

Posted By: Anna Abdiel | Category: Technology



Jun 27

How Healthy is Your Family Tree?

Instructor: Kathryn R. Lee Thursday, June 28 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Cost: $17 members; $29 non-members Some diseases and disorders really do “run in families.” Using family stories, letters, medical records, obituaries and death ...

Posted By: Pablo Vinuesa Berchetti | Category: Health



Jun 21

Back to School Carnival

Saturday, August 25th 2pm Back to School Carnival at The Shops at Fallen Timbers Looking to promote local organizations affiliated with the area schools and youth development. Will be featuring Air Extreme Ohio inflatables, carnival games, Book that ...

Posted By: Sara Eiden | Category: Community Interest



Jun 21

Dreamscapes, Small Town Americana, Art Opening-Art Shumaker

FREE Father's Day Event: “Dreamscapes, Small Town Americana, paintings of Art Shumaker” opens with a reception on Father's Day, Sunday, June 17th from 1-3 p.m at the Way Public Library Gallery, 101 E. Indiana Ave., in Perrysburg. ...

Posted By: Annette Jensen | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 21

Dog Days of Summer Adoption Event

The Toledo Area Humane Society is gearing up for a BIG pet adoption day at The Shops at Fallen Timbers! Stop by and meet some of our adoptable dogs and puppies that will be on site and ready to go home. Multiple pet related vendors will also be ...

Posted By: Sara Eiden | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 21

Cat Fanciers Association Cat Show

CFA All Breed & Household Pet Cat Show This show features the exhibition and judging of cats throughout the weekend. Meet the breeds! Fun for cat lovers of all ages! July 28 & 29, 2018 Taylor Sportsplex 13333 Telegraph Rd. Taylor, Michigan ...

Posted By: Cathy Hawley | Category: Events



Jun 21

Southwyck Lanes to Serve as Home Site for Lourdes Bowling

Lourdes University has announced that Southwyck Lanes will serve as the home center for the Gray Wolves’ men’s and women’s bowling teams which will begin play in the fall of 2018. The center, which opened in 1973 and was referred ...

Posted By: Pablo Vinuesa Berchetti | Category: Sports



Jun 21

Lecture to focus on Pope Francis’ handling of clergy sex abuse

The Sylvania Franciscan Village is pleased to present a Father Bacik Lecture on “Pope Francis and His Critics on Clergy Sex Abuse” on Thursday, July 12 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania. Father ...

Posted By: Pablo Vinuesa Berchetti | Category: Education



Jun 21

Dishing About Cooking Shows

Instructor: Mary Bilyeu Thursday, June 21 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Cost: $17 members; $27 non-members Cooking shows used to teach us kitchen techniques, as they did when Julia Child prepared omelets and Duck á l’Orange on The French ...

Posted By: Pablo Vinuesa Berchetti | Category: Education



Jun 21

Lightning Lockers Announces New Stock Program

Toledo, OH—June 13, 2018 —Lightning Lockers, LLC proudly announced the immediate availability of metal lockers for school, personal and industrial use in both grey and tan. According to the company, many customers were requesting stock ...

Posted By: Olivia Tylor | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 21

Rx for Laughter

Instructor: Barbara Mauter Wednesday, June 27 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Cost: $17 members; $29 non-members Studies have shown that laughter can actually improve your health! Evidence shows that laughter establishes – or restores – a positive ...

Posted By: Pablo Vinuesa Berchetti | Category: Events



Jun 21

Birthplace of Inventions

Wednesday, June 20 Cost: $99 for members; $114 for nonmembers Bus departs from Lourdes University parking lot M at 8 a.m.; returns around 6:30 p.m. Buffet lunch is included Thomas Alva Edison was one of America’s most famous inventors. The ...

Posted By: Pablo Vinuesa Berchetti | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 21

Toledo Fire and Rescue Department Chief Luis Santiago announces retirement effective Aug. 3

Toledo Fire and Rescue Department Chief Luis Santiago announced today he plans to retire effective Friday, Aug. 3, 2018.Chief Santiago has been a Toledo firefighter since May, 1984. He was promoted to lieutenant in 1988, captain in 1993, battalion ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: General News



Jun 21

School and Industry Collaboration Garners Awards at Gibsonburg Sculpture in the Village

TOLEDO, OH – Sculptures created by Toledo School for the Arts students were among the winners this past weekend at Sculpture in the Village in Gibsonburg, OH. TSA students Zach Garn, Shane Hackett, Treyvon Johnson, and Olivia Parr created ...

Posted By: David Saygers | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 21

The Franciscan Center announces July events

The Franciscan Center of Lourdes University is pleased to announce the July slate of events. Monday, July 2The Jewish Federation of Greater Toledo presents Fanny’s Journey, the third film of the 6th Annual Toledo Jewish Film Festival. Showtime ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Other