Press Releases - 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



Jan 08

Ohio Farmers will learn to be better environmental stewards

Farms in Northwest Ohio will be the first in the state to gain certification as environmentally sustainable, a project funded by the governor's H2Ohio program. Mike Libben will explain plans to spend $30.3 million in 2020, at 7 p.m. Thursday, ...

Posted By: Tahree Lane | Category: Community Interest



Dec 13

All Saints Lutheran Church FREE 25th Annual Live Nativity

FREE Drive-Thru Living Nativity ... Telling the Christmas Story Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 21 & 22, 6-8 pm ALL SAINTS LUTHERAN CHURCH 5445 Heatherdowns Blvd. (west of Reynolds Rd.) Toledo, OH 43614 * Live Animals (including camels) * Costumed ...

Posted By: Carole Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Dec 05

Dec. 13 Holiday Night Market to Provide Festive Shopping

Toledo Night (Holiday) Market will be held from 4-9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, at The Stables at Wheeler Farms, 11781 Obee Road in Whitehouse, Ohio. The festive holiday market will feature music, twinkly lights, and shopping to pick up that ...

Posted By: Kari Bucher | Category: Community Interest



Dec 04

NW Ohio's New Wetlands - Thur. 12/12/19 at Manos

Northwest Ohio will have more wetlands in the coming year: 24 will be newly constructed or reconnected to ditches, creeks, and rivers in an effort to deliver cleaner water to Lake Erie, thereby helping to reduce the annual summer scourge of harmful ...

Posted By: Tahree Lane | Category: Community Interest



Nov 25

Toledo Joins the Global Climate Strike

11-21-19 Contact: Jennifer Day Toledo Joins the Global Climate Strike Again For the second time this year, Toledo Area Residents gathered to share their stories of why they are participating in the Global Climate Strike on Friday, November, 29. Each ...

Posted By: Jennifer Day | Category: Community Interest



Nov 19

City of Toledo Lead Grant Applications Streamlined

The city of Toledo has streamlined lead grant applications for owner occupied and rental lead abatement grant assistance. The new applications are now nine pages for landlords and five pages for owner occupied applications – both down from 17 ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Nov 12

Santa and More Breakfast

Santa and More Breakfast Saturday, December 7, 2019 9am ADMISSION PRICE IS CANNED FOOD FOR FEED YOUR NEIGHBOR PROGRAM St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church 5240 Talmadge Rd. Toledo OH For Reservations Call 419-473-1187 (Church) or 419-376-2551 ...

Posted By: Cindy Hayes | Category: Community Interest



Oct 30

Public Input Needed for Consolidated Plan forDept of HUD

The City of Toledo submits a Consolidated Plan to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development every five years. The plan identifies housing and community development needs and sets the city’s strategic objectives and ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Oct 28

Stuff the Truck

Help us “Stuff The Truck” with Thanksgiving fixins’ for families in NW Ohio. This one-day event is hosted at Walt Churchill’s Market on Briarfield in Maumee (6am-6pm) and on Dixie Hwy in Perrysburg (8am-6pm). We need ...

Posted By: Brittany Reichow | Category: Community Interest



Oct 24

Leaf Collection Program Begins Nov. 4

Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz today announced the 2019 Leaf Collection Program will begin on Monday, Nov. 4. A variety of methods will be used to inform residents when leaf collection will occur in each neighborhood. The city will announce to the ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Oct 22

A Sylvania Political Candidate Forum

The Sylvania Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Political Forum for all City of Sylvania and Sylvania Township candidates on Wednesday, October 23rd from 7:00pm-8:00pm at the Sylvania Senior Center, 7140 Sylvania Ave. Candidates are asked to ...

Posted By: Michelle Sprott | Category: Community Interest