Press Releases


May 08

Lonz Winery Patio Comes Alive July 14, 2018

Middle Bass Island, OH – The Middle Bass Dock Company celebrating 95 years of service to Middle Bass Island presents the Middle Bass Music Festival at Middle Bass Island State Park on Saturday, July 14, 2018 from 12 noon – 8pm, free ...

Posted By: Bruce Miles | Category: Arts and Entertainment



May 08

Food Court Fridays

Franklin Park Mall is excited to announce our popular Summer program is back again - Food Court Fridays! Take a break from the heat this summer at Franklin Park Mall’s Food Court Fridays. Join us for FREE fun in the Food Court every Friday in ...

Posted By: Casey Pogan | Category: Events



May 08

Local Advocates and Attorneys to be Recognized on May 10

Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (ABLE), Legal Aid of Western Ohio, Inc. (LAWO), and the Toledo Bar Association Pro Bono Legal Services Program will honor three individuals for extraordinary service within public interest law, community ...

Posted By: Jen | Category: Arts and Entertainment



May 08

Northwest Ohio Alzheimer's Association - The Longest Day

The Longest Day, held annually on the summer solstice, is highlighted as the most important “action day” during June, which is also Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month. By combining the timing of these events, we are able to ...

Posted By: Carol Smeitanski | Category: Events



Apr 17

The Franciscan Center announces May events

The Franciscan Center of Lourdes University is pleased to announce the May slate of events. Tuesday, May 1The SAVE Awards Night & Dessert Buffet is from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The event is free and open to those who wish to celebrate the accomplishments of ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Events



Apr 17

Toledo Lucas County Public Library Awarded for Excellence in Reference Services

The Toledo Lucas County Public Library was selected as the 2018 winner of the Award for Excellence in Reference and Adult Services, sponsored by ReferenceUSA, for the Living Better, Spending Smarter page. As a one-stop shop for personal finance, ...

Posted By: Leighann Wood | Category: Community Interest



Apr 17

Toledo Museum of Art announces three executive team appointments

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) has promoted two staff members and has named a new member to its senior management team. Kristina Crystal has been hired to fill a new position at the Museum – chief revenue officer; Adam ...

Posted By: | Category: General News



Apr 17

Karl Rahner lecture focuses on “Ordinary Grace”

The Sylvania Franciscan Village is pleased to announce the 6th Annual Karl Rahner Lecture in honor of Father Jim Bacik on Thursday, May 31, 2018, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania. Guest Lecturer Mary ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Events



Apr 17

Toledo Area Humane Society Gears up for First Annual TAHS Restaurant Week

Toledo, OH – We are getting revved up here at the Toledo Area Humane Society for our 33rd Annual Bark in the Park! What better way to get the community excited then by combining a love for food and passion for animals together into one GREAT ...

Posted By: Abbey Hall | Category: Community Interest



Apr 17

Toledo-Area Police Win Best Dressed in Nation

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 ...

Posted By: Alyssa Darah | Category: Community Interest



Apr 17

The Arts Commission seeks applicants for three full-time Americorps positions

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 ...

Posted By: Ryan Bunch | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Apr 17

The Blade Job and Education Fair Expected to Attract Hundreds

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 ...

Posted By: Connie Cross | Category: Events



Apr 17

Toledo Zoo Saddened by Death of Masai Giraffe

TOLEDO, Ohio — The Toledo Zoo is sad to report that Bahati, a four-year-old female Masai giraffe, was humanely euthanized today due to rapidly declining health. Bahati was born at the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere on December 13, 2013. She was ...

Posted By: Shayla Moriarty | Category: Community Interest



Apr 17

New Art Exhibit at Fuller Art House features work of Lourdes student

The Lourdes University Department of Art is pleased to announce a new art exhibit - “Fuel to the Fire” – featuring the work of senior art major Kiley Schroyer. The exhibit is featured at the Fuller Art House, 5679 Main Street in ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Apr 17

Lourdes announces 2018 Summer Science Camp

The Lourdes University Center for Science Education and the Environment (CSEE), the Department of Chemistry & Physical Sciences, and the Department of Education are pleased to announce this year’s Summer Science Camp – “WOW: ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Events



Apr 17

Carl Jung: A Soul Mate for Our Spiritual Journey

The Lourdes University Lifelong Learning program is pleased to offer "Carl Jung: 20th Century Psychologist, a Soul Mate for Our Spiritual Journey" with instructor Fr. John R. Blaser on the following Tuesdays; May 1, 8, 15 and 22 from 10 a.m. to 12 ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Education



Apr 17

Fighting Fires…and More!

The Lourdes University Lifelong Learning program is pleased to offer "Fighting Fires…and More!" with instructor Joe Walter on the following Wednesdays: May 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 12 to 2 p.m., at various classrooms on the Lourdes University ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Education



Apr 17

Protect & Preserve Our Pollinators-Earth Day Weekend Fun!

All activities are FREE. We will be collecting donations, cash or checks (payable to Metroparks Toledo) to assist in projects across the Oak Openings Region and throughout the Toledo Metroparks area. Thank you in advance for your support! A HUGE ...

Posted By: Sheila Watson | Category: Events



Apr 17

Crochet a Necklace

The Lourdes University Lifelong Learning program welcomes you to come create your own wearable art! The class will be offered on Saturday, May 19 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. with instructor Jing Meyer. Select your colors from the yarn provided and learn ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Apr 17

Coffee At The Garage

Coffee At The Garage Saturday, May 19th Saturday, June 16th Saturday, July 21st Saturday, August 18th Saturday, September 15th Coffee, Donuts, CARS and Conversation at Toledo Door And Window! Cruise on over and show us your stuff - - Free to the ...

Posted By: Milissa Clark | Category: Events



Apr 17

Pet Extravaganza

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 ...

Posted By: Kristi Shepler | Category: Community Interest



Apr 17

North Point ESC Hiring Event

The North Point Educational Service Center is holding a hiring event for Special Education Aides to work in the Alternative Learning Center & Multiple Disability Program. If you have an interest in working with school-aged children and ...

Posted By: Angie O'Brien | Category: Education



Apr 17

Sunshine Communities Opens Homes for all Disabilities People

Sunshine Communities has opened two new fully-accessible homes for residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities. These Family Care Homes in Toledo offer opportunities for more independent living and meaningful connections to the ...

Posted By: Sara Wilson | Category: Community Interest



Apr 17

Destination Hawaii

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 ...

Posted By: Kara Hitchens | Category: Events



Apr 17

Ready, Set, Spring! Health Event

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 ...

Posted By: Ashley Payment | Category: Community Interest



Apr 17

Brightz, Ltd. Introduces New Line of Bike Lights

Although early spring weather has brought more snow and cold than warmth and sunshine, it is never too soon to start thinking about summer parties and activities. To help with the planning for this year’s outdoor summer fun, Brightz, Ltd. has ...

Posted By: Brooklyn Lee | Category: Sports



Apr 17

Our Sustainable Future – Ready or Not, Here We Come!

Science Alliance for Valuing the Environment (SAVE) presents Our Sustainable Future – Ready or Not, Here We Come! at 7:30 p.m. on April 24th. The featured guest is John Krochmalny, retired Industrial Technologies Faculty from Northwest State ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Apr 17

SPC Specialty Products and Frham Safety Products Form Alliance

We are extremely pleased to announce that two Nuclear Power Industry leaders have formed an alliance. SPC Specialty Products of Toledo, Ohio has teamed up with Frham Safety Products, with offices in Nashville, Tennessee and Rock Hill, South ...

Posted By: Karen Tylor | Category: Business



Apr 17

Undergraduate Admission Visit Day @LU

Lourdes University offers an Undergraduate Admission Visit Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 21st. Prospective students and their families can tour the beautiful campus and apartment-style campus housing, attend informational sessions, ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Education



Apr 17

Luminations!

On Saturday, April 28th, Lourdes University hosts its annual, premier scholarship fundraising event – Luminations! – at the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania. Each year, an audience of more than 500 guests gathers to ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest