Press Releases


Apr 17

6th Annual Karl Rahner Lecture

The Sylvania Franciscan Village (SFV) presents the 6th Annual Karl Rahner Lecture in honor of Father Jim Bacik from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 31st. Guest Lecturer Mary Catherine Hilkert, O.P., will address “Ordinary Grace: Human Life As ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Apr 17

“Westside Story”

St. Francis de Sales High School presents “Westside Story” at 7:30 p.m. beginning on May 3rd and running through Sunday, May 6th at the state-of-the-art Franciscan Center on the Lourdes University campus. Also, there will be a 2 p.m. ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Apr 17

TED Talk: How Great Leaders Inspire Action

The Sylvania Franciscan Village presents TED Talk: How Great Leaders Inspire Action with leadership expert Simon Sinek from 12 to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8th. Mr. Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership – starting ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Events



Apr 17

Lourdes University Auxiliary Luncheon

The Lourdes University Auxiliary has a Luncheon Meeting on Thursday, May 3rd from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. with guest speaker Kimberly High, Naturalist and Historical Interpreter for Metroparks Toledo. $20 per person. For questions or to RSVP, ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Business



Apr 17

Milk Money For Kids

Thousands of children in Northwest Ohio depend on school lunches for adequate nutrition during the school year. With the school year nearing an end, many of our local children will have no access to balanced meals or fresh milk at home throughout ...

Posted By: Cheri Dennis | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Apr 17

Toledo Artists’ Club 57th Annual Art Auction

Featuring all original artwork by Toledo Artist Club members. Saturday, April 21, 2018, 6:00 preview, 7:00 auction, Maumee Elks Lodge, 139 W. Wayne St. Maumee, Ohio, $2:00 donation per person, door prizes and cash barPress Release Contact Name: ...

Posted By: Julie Draeger | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Apr 17

Toledo's Got Talent Virtual Audition

Toledo's Got Talent Virtual Audition Do you or someone you know have talent? Would you like to win $1,000 in the May 15th Toledo's Got Talent Competition? To audition for a spot in the show, all you have to do is e-mail a one minute video of your ...

Posted By: Justin Moor | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Apr 17

60th Lourdes University Commencement scheduled

On Saturday, May 12, Lourdes University President Dr. Mary Ann Gawelek confers bachelor’s degrees during the 60th commencement exercises. Individuals receiving honorary degrees this year are Dr. Kevin Heanue, Economist with Teagasc, the Irish ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Education



Apr 17

 SAVE Awards Night & Dessert Buffet 

On Tuesday, May 1st Lourdes University will hold its annual S.A.V.E Awards Night & Dessert Buffet in the Franciscan Center from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The event is free and open to those who wish to celebrate the accomplishments of awardees they know. ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Apr 17

Sylvania Community Orchestra Presents a “Show for All Ages”

The Sylvania Community Orchestra performs a “Show for All Ages” with selections for children from 4 to 5 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.sylvaniaarts.org/orchestra. Individuals can also ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Apr 17

MVCDS Upper School Annual Art Exhibition

The Wolfe Gallery at Maumee Valley Country Day School is featuring an exhibition of artworks from the visual arts and digital arts classes, by students in the Upper School, grades 9-12. A variety of the highest quality artwork is selected from as ...

Posted By: Melissa Kuhl | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Apr 17

Run With Joe: POSE Method Running Clinic - May 12th

Always wanted to try running? Like to run, but got injured doing it? Been thinking about getting back into it after a break? Want to run a 5k or marathon and have your first race not be your last race? Want to best your PR? Learn proper running ...

Posted By: Joe Sparks | Category: Health



Apr 17

14th annual Toledo Plant Exchange

The Toledo Plant Exchange invites all to share the pleasure of working the soil, on Sat. May 5. Drop off your plants (weed-free and labeled) and gently used gardening paraphernalia from 8:30 to 10am in the underground parking garage at Main Library ...

Posted By: Tahree Lane | Category: Community Interest



Apr 05

"NO SHOW GALA"

This is Northwest Ohio’s Premier Non-Event Designed for caring, community-minded citizens who’d be just as happy to not attend another fundraiser. Get tickets, win great prizes on April 28: $25 each, 3 for $50, 7 for $100, 15 for $200 ...

Posted By: Cheri Dennis | Category: Events



Apr 05

First "Nursing Visit Day" offered by Lourdes

To meet the needs of prospective nursing students, Lourdes University offers a special Nursing Visit Day on Saturday, April 7 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Russell J. Ebeid Hall, 6832 Convent Blvd. in Sylvan­ia. This is the perfect ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Events



Mar 21

Acclaimed Wildlife Tracker to Visit Oak Openings Region

March 19, 2018 Berkey, Ohio – Join the Oak Openings Green Ribbon Initiative (GRI) and its partners to welcome acclaimed wildlife tracker Susan Morse. Susan has been tracking wildlife since 1977 and is coming to the Oak Openings region May ...

Posted By: Ashlee Decker | Category: Events



Mar 20

The 2018 Glass City Balloon Race is Bigger and Better than EVER - Presented by Hollywood Casino, July 13-15th, 2018

The Glass City Balloon Race has grown tremendously over the past two years. From its inception in Maumee, to the incredible success in Perrysburg, and now on to the City of Rossford, this Annual event is one to mark on the calendar.With a new ...

Posted By: Jake Tyler | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Mar 20

Toledo Museum of Art Announces the Launch of the Center of Visual Expertise

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) announced today the launch of a dedicatedenterprise focused on the delivery of its visual literacy curriculum for industrial applications. The Center of Visual Expertise (COVE) is born from a core ...

Posted By: Stephanie Elton | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Mar 20

University of Toledo Alumna Wins 2018 ASCAP Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Award

Estar Cohen, of the Estar Cohen Project and a 2015 alumna of the University of Toledo Music Department, is one of 15 recipients of The ASCAP Foundation's 2018 Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards. The program, which was established in 2002 to ...

Posted By: Angela Riddel | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Mar 20

A Special Tea Service for “Women Who Made a Difference”

In recognition of Women’s History Month, Lourdes University Student Life is presenting the “Women Who Made a Difference Tea” on Tuesday, March 27, at the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania. Tea service is from 11:30 ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Events



Mar 20

Toledo Zoo Announces New Partnership

TOLEDO, Ohio — Toledo Zoo and ProMedica are exemplifying the old adage that together everyone achieves more through their new partnership to renovate the Zoo’s 80+ year old Museum of Science. Today, the two organizations will announce ...

Posted By: Shayla Moriarty | Category: Community Interest



Mar 20

MallStars Easter Eggstravaganza

Pet cuddly bunnies, enjoy face painting, crafts, capture precious photos with the Easter Bunny and much more at our Easter Eggstravaganza! March 26 - 30 10:00 am - 12 noon (Daily) Join a Basketful of Egg-citing Easter Fun Franklin Park Mall is the ...

Posted By: Casey Pogan | Category: Events



Mar 20

An Evening with Author & Peace Activist Father John Dear

The Sylvania Franciscan Village invites individuals to attend “They Will Inherit the Earth: Peace & Nonviolence in a Time of Climate Change” with Father John Dear on Tuesday, April 10 at 7 p.m. at the Franciscan Center of Lourdes ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Events



Mar 20

Lourdes University appoints new VP for Advancement

Lourdes University President Mary Ann Gawelek is pleased to announce the appointment of Vicki J. Stouffer, CFRE, as Lourdes University’s new Vice President for Institutional Advancement. In this Cabinet-level role, Ms. Stouffer is responsible ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: General News



Mar 20

Sew Simple Session

Attached is the flyer for an upcoming sewing class, beginning April 3, 2018 and ending May 24, 2018. All ages and genders are welcome.Press Release Contact Name: Autumn Press Release Contact Email: autumngineenatelier@gmail.com Organization Name: ...

Posted By: Autumn | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Mar 20

The Diviners Play

Maumee Valley’s Drama department will present four performances of The Diviners by Jim Leonard Jr., in the round, with the audience on all sides at their Millhon Auditorium. Show dates are: Thursday, April 19, Friday, April 20, and Saturday, ...

Posted By: Melissa Kuhl | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Mar 20

U of M, Jim Harbaugh to Speak in Toledo

Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (ABLE), Legal Aid of Western Ohio, Inc. (LAWO) and The Toledo Bar Association will welcome Toledo-born and legal assistance advocate, University of Michigan Coach Jim Harbaugh to serve as the 2018 Access to ...

Posted By: Jen Skeldon | Category: Events



Mar 20

The Mix Beacon

The Arts Commission welcomes you to its spring fundraiser, The Mix BEACON. This year we celebrate in one of Toledo’s historic downtown spaces, Fort Industry Square, the site of the very first Mix (The Original Mix) event in 2005. Guests will ...

Posted By: The Arts Commission | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Mar 20

Free “Love the Earth Day” event offered on April 14

To better accommodate the busy schedules of participating non-profit organizations, the Appold Planetarium and Lourdes University have moved their scheduled free planetarium show & hands-on activities for "Love the Earth Day" celebration to ...

Posted By: Lourdes University | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Mar 20

TEDxMaumeeValleyCountryDaySchool

The third annual TEDxMaumeeValleyCountryDaySchool will take place on Friday, April 14, 2017, at Maumee Valley Country Day School from 9 am - 2 pm. This is a local event organized by Maumee Valley students and licensed by TED, and will feature local ...

Posted By: Melissa Kuhl | Category: Education