Press Releases


Jun 21

The Fair Housing Center Board Announces Departure of President and CEO Michael Marsh

Michael Marsh has accepted a position as President and CEO of Responsive Caregivers of Hawaii Today, the Board of Directors of The Fair Housing Center announces the departure of long-time President and CEO, Michael Marsh, who is leaving to pursue an ...

Posted By: Sarah Jenkins | Category: General News



Jun 21

Local Student Movement- SASS- Student Advocates for Safe Schools- Hosts Community Picnic at Wildwood Metropark

Who: SASS- Student Advocates for Safe Schools hosts; FREE public eventWhat: SASS Summer Picnic- Community EventWhere: Wildwood Metorpark, Whitetail Shelter House, 5100 West Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43615When: Wednesday, June 20th, 2018, from ...

Posted By: Natalie Morgan | Category: Community Interest



Jun 21

Library hosts Toledo Native Who Biked 12,000 Mile Perimeter of U.S.

Toledo native, UT graduate, and retired Sylvania School teacher Alan Thompson completed a 12,000 mile bicycle journey along the perimeter of the United States for charity. Come hear his story!An avid cyclist and humanitarian, Alan Thompson raised ...

Posted By: Ben Malczewski | Category: Community Interest



Jun 21

Toledo Library Hosts Mercy Health for Fire Safety and Burn Prevention Program

How much do you know about keeping yourself and your family safe from fire? Test your knowledge of fire safety in this interactive session.Mercy Health will be hosting a fire safety and burn prevention trivia night to provide your family with the ...

Posted By: Ben Malczewski | Category: Community Interest



Jun 07

Reminder: First Three City Pools Open Saturday

Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz on June 1 announced an accelerated schedule for opening the city’s public pools and splash pad. The first three of the six Toledo pools -- Pickford, Wilson, and Jamie Farr -- open this Saturday, June 9. Pool ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 07

The Arts Commission Announces Finalists for Close Park Public Art Commission

The Arts Commission’s Art in Public Places Program is commissioning a work of public art, engaging play as a theme for Close Park in West Toledo. Nestled in a densely populated neighborhood, the park is adjacent to Blessed Sacrament Parrish, ...

Posted By: Nathan Mattimoe | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 07

Toledo City Council Authorized 2018 Sidewalk Program, Human Relations Commission Members

Toledo City Council today authorized spending $1 million from the city’s capital improvement Fund and $560,000 from the special assessment improvement fund to pay for the Kapszukiewicz administration’s planned 2018 sidewalk program; ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Jun 07

Island Green Week 2018

Event Coordinators, Description of Event, & Sponsors This week-long celebration, Island Green Week, 2018, will run from August 4 to August 11. The Lake Erie Islands Nature & Wildlife Center, Lake Erie Islands Conservancy, OSU’s ...

Posted By: Jackie Taylor | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 07

Equality Toledo to Open New Food Pantry

- Equality Toledo (ET) plans to host an official ribbon-cutting ceremony, unveilingthe organization’s new food pantry, located at Collingwood Presbyterian Church (2108Collingwood Blvd.) on Thursday, June 7 at 10:00 a.m.“Our purpose in ...

Posted By: | Category: Community Interest



Jun 07

Lourdes University Receives HRSA Grant

Lourdes University Provost Dr. Geoffrey J. Grubb and Director of the Master of Science in Nursing: Nurse Anesthesia Program Dawn AuBuchon, CRNA, are pleased to announce that the program has been granted $53,989 in funding for the 2018-19 academic ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Education



Jun 07

ReStore Summer Bash

Don't miss Habitat for Humanity ReStore's Summer Bash. The non-profit home improvement store is celebrating Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity's 30th anniversary in Lucas County. On September 20 from 5:30-8:00pm, we’ll have popcorn and hot ...

Posted By: Anastasia Ellis | Category: Events



Jun 07

Walk-In Workshops & Camp for Kids

Bead Summer Camp for Kids & Teens Find your jewelry-making inspiration here. Learn Introductory to Basic Beading. Options: Summer bracelets, Learn to wire wrap and link onto beads. Fee: $30 ea. day includes materials Ages 6-14 Time 11am-1pm ...

Posted By: Ann Tristan | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 07

Online MBA Option now available at Lourdes

Lourdes University President Dr. Mary Ann Gawelek and Dr. Luann Brodbeck, Dean of the College of Business & Leadership, are pleased to announce the institution’s latest fully online program – the Online Master of Business ...

Posted By: Pablo Vinuesa Berchetti | Category: Business



Jun 07

America's Premier Pink Floyd Show Comes to Toledo

Run Like Hell—America's premier Pink Floyd show is coming to the Ohio Theater of Toledo for one performance on Monday, June 18th. Experience the sights and sounds of one of the most influential bands of all time. Tickets available at the door ...

Posted By: Todd Berntson | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 07

Live! with Kristin Gramza

Saturday, June 16th, 4pm - 6pm Enjoy the musical styling of Kristin Gramza, Maumee native, while you stroll the lake district. Kristin will be performing in the amphitheater, near the pond and restaurants! This is a free and open to the public ...

Posted By: Sara Eiden | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 07

Canvass Training and Job Fair on June 16

Are you looking to learn new skills and receive job training? Join us on Saturday, June 16th as we provide comprehensive training on how to be a professional canvasser. This is a great experience for anyone looking to learn new skills that will be ...

Posted By: Jeremy Bernstein | Category: Events



Jun 07

Local Wedding Professional Publishes Wedding Planning Book

Local wedding professional Jason J. Kelley and his daughter Mikiyah Jo have published a new book to help brides and grooms with their wedding planning process. Title - 101 Wedding Planning Tips: To save you time, stress, and money! Available on ...

Posted By: Jason J. Kelley | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 07

Legacy Marble and Granite Launches a New Website

Findlay, OH- Legacy Marble and Granite, the area’s foremost natural stone fabricator, is launching a newly revamped website, www.LegacyMarbleandGranite.com. The intention of the revised site is to give customers an online platform that will ...

Posted By: Justin More | Category: General News



Jun 03

Summer Camps for Boys and Girls

Summer Camps Princess Camp (girls) June 18th, 19th, & 20th 9am- noon -ages 4 yrs- entering 4th grade - cost $90 all 3 days or $35 a day Gymnastics Camp (girls) June 20th & 25th 1:15 pm- 4:15 pm June 27th 12:30 pm- 3:30 pm ...

Posted By: Jaime Ebersole | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 03

Natalie Grant Concert at Crossroads Community Church

Seven-time Grammy nominated Natalie Grant, who is known for her powerful and soaring vocals, heart-gripping lyrics and passionate performances will be performing to benefit The Victory Center in Toledo, Ohio. Local group Heart to Heart will be the ...

Posted By: Moriah Conner MD | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 03

8th Annual Andrew Gulch Memorial Golf Outing to Support MDA

Join the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and the Gulch family in support of the 8th Annual Andrew Gulch Memorial Golf Outing on Saturday August 18, 2018 at 11:30am as we raise funds in support of MDA. At MDA, we are fighting to free ...

Posted By: Brian Springett | Category: Events



Jun 03

Eddie & the Edsels - 50's and 60's Rock 'n Roll Show

All Toledo Area High School Class Reunion They're back! Eddie & the Edsels, the hardest working "oldies" band in northeastern Ohio is back for the “All Toledo Area High School’s Class Reunion” on Saturday, August 18, 2018 for ...

Posted By: Ron Thompson | Category: Arts and Entertainment



May 29

Debut Poetry Book by Former Toledoan, Nathan Elias

GLASS CITY BLUES: POEMS by NATHAN ELIAS Currently Available for Pre-Sale Release Date: September 14, 2018 Nathan Elias is the author of the novelette A Myriad of Roads That Lead to Here. He grew up in Toledo, Ohio, and moved to Los Angeles, ...

Posted By: Nathan Elias | Category: Arts and Entertainment



May 29

Toledo School for the Arts earns College Success Award

Toledo, OH - Education information nonprofit GreatSchools has awarded Toledo School for the Arts with a 2018 College Success Award in its first report recognizing schools in nine states for commitment to college preparation. GreatSchools pinpointed ...

Posted By: Laura Doles | Category: Community Interest



May 29

2018 Free Disposal Days - June 2, July 7, Sept. 8, Nov. 24

The city of Toledo is sponsoring four free disposal days at the Hoffman Road Landfill for city residents. They are 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on June 2, July 7, Sept. 8, Nov. 24.Disposal is subject certain terms and conditions. Acceptable bulky waste items ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



May 29

Lifelong Learning announces Summer classes

The Lourdes University Lifelong Learning program is pleased to offer the following classes that are offered this summer. Unless otherwise stated, the classes are held at various Lourdes University classroom locations, 6832 Convent Blvd., in ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Education



May 29

Lifelong Learning adds additional day trips for summer and fall

The Lourdes University Lifelong Learning program is offering fun, hassle-free summer and fall day trips. Travel in comfort without worrying about the details. Prices include all admissions, food, transportation, taxes and tips. To make reservations, ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Education



May 29

2018 Engage Toledo Ambassador Academy Details Announced

Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz announced details of the 2018 Engage Toledo Ambassador Academy during a news conference today. The initiative was launched last year to inspire civic engagement and participation.The next Engage Toledo Ambassador ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



May 29

Accomplished Seniors Complete Their Final Year at TSA

TSA Recognizes Strong Academic and Artistic Record of Sixteenth Graduating Class Toledo, OH — Ninety-one seniors are candidates for graduation from Toledo School for the Arts this spring. The ceremony will be held at the Valentine Theatre on ...

Posted By: Laura Doles | Category: Community Interest



May 29

New Rhinoceros at Toledo Zoo

TOLEDO, Ohio — Swaagat, Aashish (ah-sheesh). Welcome, Aashish. The Zoo is excited to introduce a new three and a half-year-old male Indian rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) as its newest resident. Aashish arrived today from his birthplace, The ...

Posted By: Kim Haddix | Category: Community Interest