Press Releases - Community Interest


Sep 17

Habitec Security Gives Back with Donations to 22 Local Charities

During August, Habitec Security turned to its customers and employees to nominate deserving non-profit organizations for donations as part of their Habitec Cares program. Habitec originally planned to donate $5,000 to some of the nominated ...

Posted By: Kaitlin Alzapiedi | Category: Community Interest



Jul 08

Celebrate National Ice Cream Month With Free Ice Cream Giveaways From Hudsonville Ice Cream

Sweetest Summer Ever giveaway awards three winners each week July is National Ice Cream Month and Hudsonville Ice Cream is celebrating the holiday with free ice cream giveaways for the next three weeks of the month as part of its Sweetest Summer ...

Posted By: Teddy Wingert | Category: Community Interest



Jun 17

Press Club of Toledo Announces 2020 Touchstone Awards Date

Type Press Release Information Here The Press Club of Toledo is pleased to announce the 2020 Touchstone Awards are scheduled to take place Wednesday, October 21 at the Belvedere Room at the Toledo Club. This year’s speaker will be Dr. ...

Posted By: Kathy Jex | Category: Community Interest



May 28

Sylvania Farmers Market Set to Open

Type Press Release Information Here- The Sylvania Farmers Market's opening day is June 2nd. The market will operate each Tuesday through October 13 from 3:00-7:00 pm. The market is located at Sylvania First United Methodist Church, 7000 Erie Street, ...

Posted By: Connie Torrey | Category: Community Interest



May 13

Toledo.com Directory Now Includes Local Food Truck Info

Type Press Release Information Here As Toledo.com continues to improves it's directory of local businesses, it has now added Food Trucks as a category for search. Interest in local food truck options, so this information should be helpful for locals ...

Posted By: John Eikost | Category: Community Interest



May 08

Serenity Farm's Team Thunder

Serenity Farm Equestrian Center’s Team Thunder is getting back to business on May 15th! We are excited to announce that the mini therapy horses, making up Team Thunder, will be visiting various care facilities throughout Northwest Ohio. We ...

Posted By: Amanda Cajka | Category: Community Interest



May 04

Toledo Streets Provides Digital Newspaper for Vendors

If you have spent any time in Downtown Toledo, you have undoubtedly run into a person wearing an orange vest, a badge, and selling the Toledo Streets Newspaper. Each vendor, as they are referred to, runs their own microenterprise. They buy the paper ...

Posted By: Arika Michaelis | Category: Community Interest



Apr 27

Send your thanks to healthcare heroes with Hudsonville's Random Acts of Ice Cream

Expressing gratitude to healthcare heroes working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic just got a little easier with the return of Random Acts of Ice Cream from Midwest-made Hudsonville Ice Cream. The family-owned ice cream company is ...

Posted By: Teddy Wingert | Category: Community Interest



Apr 20

Toledo Plus One: A Glass Roots Movement to Support Local Frontline Heroes and Restaurants

Join us in taking a "plus one" to lunch or dinner. But not just any plus one - a local front-line healthcare or first responder hero. Donations are now being accepted through a fund organized by Greater Toledo Community Foundation. Donations will ...

Posted By: Elizabeth Hoerner | Category: Community Interest



Apr 15

Volunteers Introduce Toledo Tip Jar To Support Regional Service Workers

In an effort to help the regional community during the COVID-19 crisis, a group of volunteers has created an online platform to help those who rely on tips as a significant portion of their income. Toledo Tip Jar, led by Spoke Design — a ...

Posted By: Gene Powell | Category: Community Interest



Apr 13

St. Patrick of Heatherdowns Provides Free Meals to Families Impacted by Covid-19

Free meals for families impacted during the pandemic! St. Patrick of Heatherdowns continues to provide FREE breakfast and lunch items for families with kids, who’ve been impacted by Covid-19. The grab n’ go bags with various breakfast ...

Posted By: Brian Grinonneau | Category: Community Interest



Mar 30

OregonFest 2020 PostPoned

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE "Oregon Fest 2020 Postponed" OREGON, OHIO -- MAR 27 2020 -- It is with careful consideration that the Oregon Fest Committee has decided to postpone “Oregon Fest 2020 – Past. Present. Future.” due to the ...

Posted By: Cassie Tinta | Category: Community Interest



Mar 30

Lake Erie BBQ Hosts Donation Drive to Benefit Northwood during COVID19 Outbreak

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE "Lake Erie BBQ Hosts Donation Drive" Saturday – April 4th, 2020 11am to 3pm Lake Erie BBQ Great Eastern Shopping Center 2676 Woodville Road Northwood OH Accepting unopened/unexpired food, household/cleaning items, ...

Posted By: Cassie Tinta | Category: Community Interest



Mar 26

Miller Diversified Launches Digital Tip Jars for Wait Staff of Local Restaurants

Miller Diversified is kicking off a fundraiser called Tip Jar 419 that will gather and distribute funds directly to wait staff of local restaurants in the wake of COVID-19. “I was looking for an immediate solution for people whose primary ...

Posted By: Carolyn Byard | Category: Community Interest



Mar 16

The Youth ENTREPRENEURS EXPO

Type Press Release Information Here Donnetta Carter, Event Organizer donnetta_c@msn.com (419) 367-9765 The Social Butterfly PO Box 2661 Toledo, OH 43606 You may be an account holder that is submitting on behalf of others. Please fill out the ...

Posted By: Donnetta Carter | Category: Community Interest



Mar 09

Briarfield Cafe Reopens in Maumee

Briarfield Cafe is very pleased to announce its reopening on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. After a fire in September of 2019 closed the business for five months, we are ready to welcome and serve our customers, both old and new. The restaurant has served ...

Posted By: Kerri Brimmer | Category: Community Interest



Mar 03

Lucas SWCD to Host Farmers' Breakfast Highlighting Dredge Research

Maumee, OH — The Lucas Soil and Water Conservation District is excited to host a free farmers’ breakfast on March 19, 2020 at The Andersons headquarters in Maumee. Doors will open at 8:00 A.M. After breakfast, attendees will hear from ...

Posted By: Jessica Grisier | Category: Community Interest



Feb 28

Lucas SWCD to Host Spring Fish & Cover Crop Sales

The Lucas Soil & Water Conservation District (Lucas SWCD) is offering a Fish Sale and a Cover Crop Sale this spring. Lucas SWCD has partnered with Walnut Creek Seeds (Carroll, OH) to offer several different cover crops, including a Color and ...

Posted By: Jessica Grisier | Category: Community Interest



Feb 28

Lucas SWCD to Host Spring Fish & Cover Crop Sales

The Lucas Soil & Water Conservation District (Lucas SWCD) is offering a Fish Sale and a Cover Crop Sale this spring. Lucas SWCD has partnered with Walnut Creek Seeds (Carroll, OH) to offer several different cover crops, including a Color and ...

Posted By: Jessica Grisier | Category: Community Interest



Feb 26

MHRSB seeks community feedback to develop Strategic Plan

The Mental Health & Recovery Services Board of Lucas County (MHRSB) is seeking Lucas County Residents to participate in a short survey. Please take a few minutes to provide invaluable feedback for the development of MHRSB's three-year strategic ...

Posted By: Faith Kelleher | Category: Community Interest



Feb 24

Local Fair Housing Advocate Joins The Fair Housing Center as Vice President and General Counsel

Monday, February 24, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sarah Jenkins Director of Public Policy and Community Engagement, The Fair Housing Center Office: 419-243-6163 ext. 123 Cell: 419-503-0529 sarahjenkins@toledofhc.org Local Fair Housing ...

Posted By: Sarah Jenkins | Category: Community Interest



Feb 19

POSTPONED: Benefit for the Barn 2020

Due to the governor's recent restrictions on gatherings of 100+ people, Serenity Farm’s Benefit for the Barn (originally scheduled for 4/18) is being rescheduled. We are optimistic and will be using this time to perfect our event. In the ...

Posted By: Amanda Cajka | Category: Community Interest



Feb 19

The Lucas SWCD Tree Sale is Underway

The Lucas Soil and Water Conservation District is accepting mailed, drop-off, and online orders for the Annual Tree, Shrub, and Garden Sale! All orders must be prepaid and received by Friday, March 27th to guarantee selection. After that date, we ...

Posted By: Jessica Grisier | Category: Community Interest



Feb 17

Huge 2-Day Book Sale at Way Library Feb 21-22

Winter Blast Book Sale at Way Library in Perrysburg Way Public Library Foundation & Friends will hold an enormous used book sale on Friday, February 21 from 9 am until 6:30 pm and Saturday, February 22 from 9 am until 3 pm on the ...

Posted By: Rose Mills | Category: Community Interest



Feb 10

Winter Walk & Listen: Cherish Our Beloved Animals

1-3pm, Saturday, February 22, 2020 Join Joe Sparks, of Joe's Yoga & Fitness, for for his 6th climate awareness walk to cherish and remember all animals - wild and domestic. We'll walk together & listen to stories of love and connection to ...

Posted By: Joe Sparks | Category: Community Interest



Feb 10

Climate Awareness Talk & Conversation

Friday, Feb. 21, 7-8:30pm Join us for a presentation, talk and conversation about the climate crisis with Bob Clark-Phelps & Joe Sparks, of Joe's Yoga & Fitness. Followed by a reception. Free, but please register: ...

Posted By: Joe Sparks | Category: Community Interest



Jan 27

Book Signing and Meet and Greet

Spoons and Needles is a fictional story based on a real family’s turmoil in facing and dealing with addiction and the complicated emotions when a loved one is addicted. In 2017, there were 4,293 overdoses reported in Ohio alone. Ohio is ...

Posted By: Jen Walter | Category: Community Interest



Jan 20

6th Annual Stephanie Dawn FABRIC & Handbag SALE

6th Annual Stephanie Dawn Fabric & Handbag Sale DATE: Saturday, February 15, 2020 LOCATION: 1197 Grill Road, Van Wert, OH 45891 HOURS: Saturday 8:00AM - 5:00PM FREE Parking - FREE Admission - Also, Handicap Accessible Restrooms It is ...

Posted By: Ty Coil | Category: Community Interest



Jan 20

Project PJ

SeaGate Food Bank's Project PJ is an annual collection of bedtime items. Throughout the months of January and February we collect bedtime necessities for families in need throughout NW Ohio. We are collecting pajamas, books, stuffed animals, ...

Posted By: Brittany Reichow | Category: Community Interest



Jan 08

Soup R' Bowl-A-Thon Food Donation Drive

Grogan’s Towne is holding a food donation drive the whole month of January, leading up to the Soup R’ Bowl-A-Thon, held at Forest View Lanes on February 1, 2020! All donations support Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio. After ...

Posted By: Kaitlin Alzapiedi | Category: Community Interest