Press Releases


Jan 11

Have-a-Heart Restock Drive

On Monday, January 29, the Sylvania Franciscan Village (SFV) kicks off its 7th 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 ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jan 11

Poetry Jam

On Thursday, February 8, Lourdes University Student Activities and Toledo Streets Newspaper present a Poetry Jam at 5:30 p.m. in the Ebeid Student Center (Russell Ebeid Hall) at 6832 Convent Blvd. in Sylvania. The event is free and open to the ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jan 11

BG Curling Club Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

BG Curling Club Celebrates its 50th Anniversary at New Curling Center Contact: Shannon Orr (Bowling Green Curling Club) Cell: (419) 581-1965 Email: shannonorr@gmail.com Website: bgcurlingclub.com Facebook: facebook.com/CurlingClubBG FOR IMMEDIATE ...

Posted By: Shannon Orr | Category: Sports



Jan 01

Ohio Company Invents New Lip Product: the Flavor Slick

Slick Lips, a Cleveland-based cosmetic company has invented a new lip product they term a “Flavor Slick”. A cross between a lip balm, gloss, and lip butter the Flavor Slick is soft, smooth, and far more delicious than a typical lip ...

Posted By: Brittany Winter | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jan 01

Lourdes Presents Sibs N' Kids Weekend

Lourdes University Department of Student Activities presents Sibs N’ Kids Weekend on February 16-18, 2018. Lourdes students are encouraged to invite up to two (2) siblings, cousins, nieces, nephews, or neighbors between the ages of 5-15 years ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Jan 01

Cat Fanciers Association Cat Show

CFA All Breed & Household Pet Cat Show coming to the Toledo, OH area This show consists of the exhibition and judging of cats & kittens throughout the weekend. Meet the breeds: Ragdolls, Maine Coons, Persians, Exotics, American Shorthairs, ...

Posted By: Cathy Hawley | Category: Events



Jan 01

2018 Camp & Travel RV Show

Camper and Travel RV Show: January 26-28, 2018 Seagate Centre, Downtown Toledo The 53rd annual Camp and Travel Regional RV Show will be held January 26-28 at the Seagate Convention Centre in downtown Toledo. The show is the original, the largest ...

Posted By: Dave Brown | Category: Events



Jan 01

Discover the amazing “Compass, Calendar, Clock”

For several thousand years, humankind has watched the Sun, moon and stars etch patterns in the sky. In fact, monuments such as Stonehenge and the Great Pyramids were built to align with the stars. This winter, the Appold Planetarium offers ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jan 01

Lourdes Alumni invited to enjoy “A Night on the Town”

On Thursday, Jan. 25th in downtown Toledo, Lourdes University alumni are invited to attend “A Night on the Town.” Festivities will begin at 5 p.m. at Fleetwood’s Tap Room - Hensville, (28 N St Clair St.). After networking with ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Events



Jan 01

Lourdes named “Military-Friendly School”

With a mission of making life better for veterans and their spouses by setting the standard for higher education institutions to provide positive opportunities, Victory Media has released the 2018 Military Friendly® Schools list. Now in its 16th ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Education



Dec 20

Ohio Company Invents New Lip Product: the Flavor Slick

Slick Lips, a Cleveland-based cosmetic company has invented a new lip product they term a "Flavor Slick". A cross between a lip balm, gloss, and lip butter the Flavor Slick is soft, smooth, and far more delicious than a typical lip product. Yet ...

Posted By: Brittany Winter | Category: Business



Dec 20

Girl Scout Lock In and Cookie Rally

Join us for a Cookie Rally and learn cookie selling skills to make this your best year yet from 7pm - 10pm. Doors close at 9pm for registered Girl Scouts and their chaperones for a fun-filled night! Activities include... - Late night shopping ...

Posted By: Stephanie Smith | Category: Events



Dec 18

Local Star Wars Illustrator to Appear at Packo’s

The Force will be with Toledo’s most famous restaurant when official Star Wars artist and Toledo native Brian Rood signs a hot dog bun and meets his fans at an upcoming event. The Original Tony Packo’s® at 1902 Front St. will welcome ...

Posted By: Kirsten Ingram | Category: General News



Dec 17

2018 Special Events at Fort Meigs Historic Site

Fort Meigs Historic Site Fort Meigs is the largest reconstructed wooden-walled fort in the United States. In 1813, it successfully defended Ohio against two attacks by British and Native American forces. Today, the reconstructed fort and museum tell ...

Posted By: Dan Woodward | Category: Education



Dec 13

The Franciscan Center announces January 2018 events

The Franciscan Center of Lourdes University is pleased to open 2018 with the following events. Sunday, January 14The Liberators organization will honor individuals, organizations and students working to end human trafficking in the state of Ohio ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Events



Dec 13

Toledo Museum of Art welcomes Patricia O’Toole as new Director of Finance

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) announces that Patricia L. O’Toole has been hired to be the Museum’s director of finance. O’Toole began her appointment at TMA Dec. 11, 2017. In this role she will oversee the ...

Posted By: Stephanie Elton | Category: Other



Dec 13

Global Climate Disruption

On Tuesday, January 23rd, the Science Alliance for Valuing the Environment, Inc. (S.A.V.E.) presents Global Climate Disruption: How Do We Know? What Can We Do? with Dr. Andy Jorgensen from 7:30 to 9 p.m. The lecture will be held at the Franciscan ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Dec 13

Christ Child Society of Toledo Meeting

On Thursday, January 25th at the Franciscan Center, The Christ Child Society of Toledo General Meeting will begin at 10 a.m. For more information about the organization, visit https://christchildtoledo.squarespace.com/.Press Release Contact Name: ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: General Interests



Dec 13

MLK Commemoration & Prayer Service

Lourdes University and the Sylvania Franciscan Village offer a Commemoration & Prayer Service in honor of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Tuesday, January 16 at 4:30 p.m. in Mother Adelaide Hall, 6832 Convent Blvd. in ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Events



Dec 13

Lourdes Athletics to Include Bowling Fall 2018

Lourdes University is expanding its Gray Wolves intercollegiate athletics program with the addition of men’s and women’s bowling. During fall semester 2018, the teams will begin competing in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference of ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Sports



Dec 13

Maumee Valley Country Day School Open House

Maumee Valley Country Day School welcomes the public to an Open House on Sunday, January 28, 2018, 1:00-3:00pm for Preschool (30 months)-Grade 12. Discover why Maumee Valley is the first choice for families who want an educational experience that ...

Posted By: Melissa Kuhl | Category: Education



Dec 13

Toddler Time in the Valley: Music & Movement

4 week session: Thursday, January 4, 11, 18, 25 10:30-11:30am Fee: $50 Limited spaces available. Come join Ms. Robin, our preschool music teacher, for a special music program at Maumee Valley Country Day School! This program is designed for young ...

Posted By: Melissa Kuhl | Category: Education



Dec 13

Self Defense Class

Keeping Our Girls Safe offers a Self Defense Class on Saturday, January 20th from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the Franciscan Center, located on the Lourdes University campus . Established in remembrance of Sierah Joughin, the Keeping Our Girls Safe ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: General Interests



Dec 13

"Benefits and Opportunities of Engaging in Your Community"

The Lifelong Learning Hot Topic on Friday, January 15th presents "Benefits and Opportunities of Engaging in Your Community" from 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. This event will be held on the Lourdes University campus at the Franciscan Center. Emily Avery, ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Dec 13

"Protesting America"

The Lourdes University Lifelong Learning program presents Protesting America with Lourdes Professors Thomas Estrella and Dale Lanigan. During the 2016 NFL season, Colin Kaepernick ignited a firestorm of controversy when he began taking a knee during ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Education



Dec 13

S.O.A.P Awards Ceremony

The Liberators organization will honor individuals, organizations and students working to end human trafficking in the state of Ohio during its Awards Ceremony from 5 to 9 p.m., at the Franciscan Center located on the Lourdes University campus. For ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Dec 11

Lourdes Announces Flexible Nursing program

Dr. Hollis Hamilton, RN, Dean of the College of Nursing at Lourdes University in Sylvania, OH, is pleased to announce the newly-designed Flexible BSN Program which allows nursing majors to choose the bachelor degree option that best suits their ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Education



Dec 11

Preschool and Activity Fair

FREE and open to the public! Come and talk to representatives from a number of area preschools. Local family friendly businesses will offer children's activities and crafts as well! Door prizes from area businesses too! The event will take place on ...

Posted By: Katie | Category: Education



Dec 11

4th Annual Cards for Carly at Claddagh Irish Pub

FoodieCards Presents the 4th Annual Cards for Carly at Claddagh Irish Pub in Franklin Park Mall Benefits The Progeria Research Foundation Toledo, OH. December 16, 2017, 11am – 7pm: FoodieCards presents the 4th Annual “Cards for Carly ...

Posted By: Todd Gagne | Category: Events



Dec 11

Doyle Dykes Concert

Legendary guitarist, singer and songwriter, Doyle Dykes will be at Stewart Road Church of God on Wednesday, December 20th, at 7:00 p.m. for an evening of Christmas songs and Worship. This is a free event.Press Release Contact Name: Elaine Brown ...

Posted By: Elaine Brown | Category: Arts and Entertainment