Press Releases


Jul 23

The University of Toledo Biodesign Teams competes successfully at the international Biodesign Challenge in New York

Two teams from the University of Toledo Biodesign Challenge competed in New York in June at the international Biodesign Challenge Summit and did exceptionally well. Barbara Miner, chair of the UToledo Department of Arts says, “In only our ...

Posted By: Barbara WF Miner | Category: Community Interest



Jul 23

Toledo Night Market to be held on Saturday, July 27

The next Toledo Night Market, which will transform the Toledo Farmers’ Market into an evening of lights, shopping, food, drinks, and live music, will be held from 6-11 p.m. on Saturday, July 27, 2019. The July 27 Toledo Night Market will ...

Posted By: Kari Bucher | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 23

Advocate for Support for Programs

Ohio Delegates Carolyn King (Powell), Dexter Vaughan (Middlefield) , Amy Pulles (Pickerington), David Monder (Hilliard), Laura Schwartz (Powell) and Sherry Williams (Bexley) joined delegates from across the country for the fourteenth annual Prevent ...

Posted By: Taylor Elder | Category: Other



Jul 23

Rain Barrel Workshop

Lucas SWCD, Partners for Clean Streams and the Village of Ottawa Hills are teaming up to host a July Rain Barrel Workshop! The location is the Ottawa Hills Elementary New Gym at 3602 Indian Road in Ottawa Hills, but the parking lot entrance is off ...

Posted By: Amanda Kovach | Category: Community Interest



Jul 23

Lighthouse Talk

The beautiful 1904 Toledo Harbor Lighthouse will be the topic of a 7 p.m. talk Thursday, Aug. 8, at the Toledo Yacht Club. The history of Maumee Bay's lighthouses will be discussed by Sandy Bihn, president and founder of the Toledo Harbor Lighthouse ...

Posted By: Tahree Lane | Category: Education



Jul 17

ProMedica Gift Supports Convention Center Redevelopment

TOLEDO, Ohio, July 15, 2019 – ProMedica, a not-for-profit, mission-based health, and well-being organization, today announced a commitment for a gift to the Toledo-Lucas County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau to support the planned ...

Posted By: Tausha Moore | Category: Community Interest



Jul 17

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Performances: July 26 & 27 at 8pm and August 2 & 3 at 8pm and August 4 at 3pm Performance Location: Epiphany Lutheran Church 915 N. Reynolds Rd. Toledo, OhioPress Release Contact Name: Shane Gerome Press Release Contact Email: ...

Posted By: Shane Gerome | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 15

Toledo Irish American Club Presents: Comic Book Launch Party

The Toledo Irish American Club is all about Toledo, Irish Culture and community. Pop culture is definitely heavy into comic books now with all the blockbuster hits and in the spirit of that, we are proud to help host a comic book launch party for ...

Posted By: Kelly Zawierucha | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 11

Pizza Palooza Media Day

The Sylvania Area Chamber of Commerce and Sylvania Recreation Present the 9th Annual Pizza PaloozaMedia Day at Grogan’s Towne Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram on Telegraph in Toledo. Pizza Palooza Media Day will take place on Tuesday, July 16th at ...

Posted By: Michelle Sprott | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 11

Toledo Museum of Art and Toledo Symphony Orchestra celebrate local composers during Northwest Ohio Summer Music Festival - August 9-11

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) and the Toledo Symphony Orchestra (TSO) present the 4(19) Festival Aug. 9-11, the fifth in the organizations’ ongoing summer music marathon series. This summer’s festival features four ...

Posted By: Mike Brice | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 11

Drop Off Refuse and Recycling Event Saturday, July 13

The next Engage Toledo Drop Off Refuse and Recycling Event is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, July 13 at Keyser Elementary School, 3900 Hill Ave. Acceptable items include electronic waste, but no televisions, CRT monitors, or appliances; 10 tires, on ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Jul 11

Rossford First Baptist Church Stairway to Health Fair

Rossford First Baptist Church Stairway to Health Fair.August 10, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm 167 Bergin St. Rossford, OH 43460. RFBC will provide education and resources to help people make small changes in your lifestyle for big improvements in your ...

Posted By: Veronica Johnson | Category: Events



Jul 11

You’ve Got Maids of Toledo Helping Cancer Patients

Toledo, OH – July 9, 2019 – You’ve Got Maids of Toledo, a residential and small business cleaning franchise, has teamed up with Cleaning For A Reason, an international nonprofit serving cancer patients through free house cleanings. ...

Posted By: Chris Anthony | Category: Community Interest



Jul 11

Sylvania Franciscans offer Mini-Franciscan Pilgrimages

The Sylvania Franciscan Sisters will host “Mini-pilgrimages” on the Franciscan campus in Sylvania on Thursday, August 8, Thursday, September 19 and on Thursday, October 1, 2018. The pilgrimage and tour will take place from 10:00 am until ...

Posted By: Teri Bockstahler | Category: Other



Jul 11

5th Annual Water Quality Boat Cruise

Come cruise with us on the Maumee River! The 5th annual Water Quality Boat Cruise will take place on Sunday, August 4th, from 2-4pm. Partners for Clean Streams, the Maumee Area of Concern Advisory Committee (MAAC), and Lucas Soil and Water ...

Posted By: Amanda Kovach | Category: Education



Jul 11

Tammy's Walk - A Walk Against Domestic Violence

Tammy Bowlin-Macrae was murdered by her boyfriend on Saturday, August 25, 2007, in Toledo, Ohio. This was a terrible tragedy for our family but one that affects so many more. In hopes of bringing heightened awareness to domestic violence in our own ...

Posted By: Lisa Grady | Category: Community Interest



Jul 10

Toledo Museum of Art and ProMedica to explore how art helps healing

TOLEDO, Ohio – Would you like to experience creative mindfulness activities led by both art and medical professionals? Bring your friends and family to IMpact and INspire (I'm In) and Circle’s next event, Creative Coping, at the ...

Posted By: Mike Brice | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 10

University of Toledo choral students and faculty perform in Scotland

Five University of Toledo choir students, as well as several UToledo faculty, traveled through Scotland this past June as a part of a tour with Perform International. The tour, led by UToledo assistant professor of voice, Dr. Brad Pierson, included ...

Posted By: Angela Riddel | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 10

Ohio Afterschool Network pays a visit Northwest Ohio’s Summer Meal Partners for Summer Learning Week

Toledo, OH – Ohio Afterschool Network (OAN) will be visiting regions across the state during National Summer Learning Week, July 8-13. National Summer Learning Week is a celebration dedicated to elevating the importance of keeping kids ...

Posted By: Michelle Klinger | Category: Community Interest



Jul 10

Gardenview Flowers to Open U-Pick Flower Field

WHAT: GardenView Flowers U-Pick Flower Field Grand Opening WHERE: 11160 South River Road, Grand Rapids, OH 43522 WHEN: Grand Opening to the public on Saturday, July 13 at 8am; U-Pick Flower Field will be open 8am-8pm every Saturday and Sunday ...

Posted By: Ellie Van Houtte | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 09

Find Sober Life Through Passion And Support

In the heart of West Toledo, in the epicenter of the opiate epidemic, in the midst of his own journey of recovery, one local artist is opening his doors to the community to share the power of addiction recovery support coupled with the beauty of art ...

Posted By: Allison M. Schroeder | Category: Community Interest



Jul 09

A City in Transit: Photo Competition

This contest is open to amateur and professional photographers of all ages. Please post your photos on Instagram before July 27th, tag @midstorytoledo, and hashtags #midstorytoledo and #acityintransit, with a caption explaining the story behind the ...

Posted By: txie | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 09

Kaleidoscope of Quilts - 7/12 and 7/13

We are getting very excited about our upcoming quit show July 12th and 13th at the Sylvania Exhibition center at Tan-O-Shanter, 7060 Sylvania Ave, Sylvania, OH. We are looking forward to having over 200 quilts along with vendors selling their sewing ...

Posted By: Janet Veith | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 28

Brandon Sehlhorst Named Commissioner of Economic Development

Brandon Sehlhorst, senior manager, site selection, for the Regional Growth Partnership, will be the commissioner of economic development for the city of Toledo effective July 8, Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz announced today. “Brandon is extremely ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Jun 28

ProMedica Community Events in July

TOLEDO, Ohio, June, 2019 – ProMedica will offer the following community events in July: AromatherapyDiscuss the special ways that essential oils can be used for everyday health and wellness. This program is free to people with a cancer ...

Posted By: Callie Dudek | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 28

Toledo Museum of Art awarded grant from Toledo Community Foundation to expand Teen Leaders program

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Toledo Community Foundation to expand TMA’s Teen Leaders program to open applications to youth from schools across Toledo.“The Teen Leaders ...

Posted By: Mike Brice | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 28

Free Senior Aquatic Exercise Program

The Free Senior Aquatic Exercise Program, co-sponsored by the city of Toledo and the YMCA of Greater Toledo, will begin at both pools next week - Navarre Pool, 1001 White St., on Tuesdays, and Willys Pools, 1375 Hillcrest Ave., on Wednesdays. The ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Events



Jun 26

Lucas County Democratic Party Considers Applications for Toledo City Council District Three

After many decades of dedicated service to Northwest Ohio, Toledo City Councilman Peter Ujvagi has decided not to run for re-election. There is, therefore, no endorsed Democratic candidate for Toledo City Council District Three. However, the Lucas ...

Posted By: Kurt Young | Category: Community Interest



Jun 26

THD Motor Night Car, Truck, and Bike Show

Contact: Brittinee Huntley, Marketing Director, 419-346-2055 toledohdmarketing@gmail.com THD Motor Night Car, Truck and Bike Show to benefit Sleep in Heavenly Peace Toledo, June 26, 2019 – Toledo Harley-Davidson is excited to invite ...

Posted By: Brittinee Huntley | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 26

“Steele Painting” Western Landscape at 20 North Gallery

20 North Gallery opens “Steele Painting” Solo exhibition of Western landscape paintings by John Steele Toledo, OH—June 26, 2019. On Friday, July 12, 20 North Gallery will open “Steele Painting,” an exhibition ...

Posted By: Condessa Croninger | Category: Arts and Entertainment