Press Releases - Community Interest


Nov 30

Toledo Streets Newspaper's Annual Calendar Fundraiser is Happening…. Online!

Every year Toledo Streets Newspaper Vendors hit the streets supplied with disposable cameras, and in search of images that capture our community from their unique perspective. The goal is to discover images of our city from the eyes of those with an ...

Posted By: Arika Michaelis | Category: Community Interest



Nov 19

FamilyWize and United Way 2-1-1 Saved $300,000+ on Prescriptions

In partnership with United Way 2-1-1, FamilyWize, a free, pharmacy discount card program helped 4,515 individuals across Lucas, Ottawa and Wood County save $300,043 on essential medications this year. “With Open Enrollment currently upon us ...

Posted By: Unknown | Category: Community Interest



Nov 17

HEAVY Beer Company Thirsts For Adventure - Toledo Brewery To Provide Amazing Experiences Alongside Great Beer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Eric Strayer 419.704.7796 [email protected] HEAVY Beer Company Thirsts For Adventure Toledo Brewery To Provide Amazing Experiences Alongside Great Beer Toledo, OH— 11/17/2020 —The newest brewery in ...

Posted By: Joanne Frahn | Category: Community Interest



Nov 16

St. Paul's Lutheran Church Announces Nativity Festival

Type Press Release Information Here The Nativity Festival at St Pauls Lutheran Church, will open on Thanksgiving Day through Dec 19, Thursdays and Fridays 4-7 pm and Saturdays 12-3pm. Guests can expect to see more than 100 nativities from around ...

Posted By: Kate Philabaum | Category: Community Interest



Nov 05

Scouting for Food - Stuff the Tent

Type Press Release Information Here For Immediate Release Stuff the Tent! Scouting for Food 2020 Scout troops and Cub Packs in the City of Sylvania are joining together to conduct our Scouting For Food drive this fall. The need for food is ...

Posted By: Allen Ellett | Category: Community Interest



Oct 22

The Toledo Humane Society is at CAT-PACITY!

Fall in love with your forever friend this autumn – the Toledo Humane Society is filled to the brim with potential forever friends calling your name! Kitten season has slowed but is still nowhere near ending, and the THS is completely FULL ...

Posted By: Morgan Korecki | Category: Community Interest



Oct 01

Show Appreciation for Teachers with Random Acts of Ice Cream

School looks a little different this year, and to show gratitude for the educators and support staff who are teaching our nation’s youth while navigating these new challenges, Midwest-made Hudsonville Ice Cream is seeking nominations for its ...

Posted By: Jamie Bigelow | Category: 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 [email protected] (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 [email protected] 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