Press Releases - Community Interest


Aug 06

FREE Community Event at the National Museum of the Great Lakes Historic First Responders Honored at First Responder Fest

August 3, 2017 (Toledo, Ohio)–The National Museum of the Great Lakes is pleased to announce an upcoming free community event that will take place on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 10am-3pm on the grounds of the museum. First Responder Fest is ...

Posted By: Anna M. Kolin | Category: Community Interest



Aug 06

Scott Alumni Weekend 2017

Friday Aug 11th - Meet & Greet 50's & 60's, Peacock Bar, 2007 Monroe, 5pm - until. 70's, Our Brothers Place, 233 N. Huron, 7pm - until (cover charge) 80's & 90's The Agenda Sports Bar, 159 Matzinger Rd. 8pm - until (cover charge) 00's ...

Posted By: John Glover | Category: Community Interest



Aug 01

YWCA-Pollyball Health Fair

FREE!The YWCA of Northwest of Ohio is collaboration with Pollyball is sponsoring a free health fair Friday, August 4, 2017 at 1018 Jefferson Avenue, Toledo, OH 43604. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be over 40 vendors sharing important community ...

Posted By: Winda Birt | Category: Community Interest



Jul 21

Metroparks Receives Federal Funding to Develop North Toledo Park

Metroparks will receive $475,000 from a federal grant to establish a 70-acre park at a North Toledo wetland known as Manhattan Marsh. The land is near Bassett Street, Manhattan Boulevard and Suder Avenue. Nearby is Toledo Public Schools’ Chase ...

Posted By: Scott Carpenter | Category: Community Interest



Jul 09

Chevy and Jeep Raffle Supports Custom Bell to be installed at Park’s 911 First Responders Last Call Memorial

SYLVANIA, Ohio – For Ohio’s Bicentennial in 2003, the world’s only traveling bell foundry was created. The bell foundry on wheels was designed by Verdin Bell Company and traveled throughout Ohio for three years, casting custom ...

Posted By: Laura Kronmann | Category: Community Interest



Jun 29

Birds: The Living Dinosaurs - Imagination Station

August 5, 10am – 5pm FREE with admission Birds ARE living dinosaurs! Explore the similarities and differences between today’s feathered creatures and their ancestors. Spend the day at the science center with our partners and discover ...

Posted By: Emily Helm | Category: Community Interest



Jun 29

Nerdy Derby at Imagination Station

July 22 & 23 FREE with admission On your mark, get set, derby! Don’t miss this two-day event at Imagination Station. We’re taking racing to a whole new level. Create a car to race down the hills and valleys of our 40 foot track. ...

Posted By: Emily Helm | Category: Community Interest



Jun 21

Toledo School for the Arts Earns Arts School Network Exemplary School Designation

Toledo, Ohio -- The Arts Schools Network Board of Directors has designated Toledo School for the Arts in Toledo, Ohio as a 2017-2019 Exemplary School in recognition of its commitment to excellence.The Exemplary School designation is presented to ...

Posted By: Doug Mead | Category: Community Interest



Jun 12

Neighborhood Car Show and Picnic to Feature Community Services, Muddy the Mud Hen

What: Unity in the Community: Neighbors Helping NeighborsWhere: Grace Community Center, 406 W Delaware Ave, Toledo OH 43610When: Saturday, June 10, 2017, 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.NeighborWorks TOLEDO REGION presents Unity in the Community: Neighbors Helping ...

Posted By: Leslie Robinson | Category: Community Interest



Jun 12

Veteran Retirement & Finance Workshop

- United States Vets Inc. is pleased to present a veteran retirement & finance workshop on Tuesday, July 18 from 5:30 to 6:30 at Toledo’s Library King Branch, 3900 King Road. This special 45-minute workshop for veterans, families and ...

Posted By: Leslie Mestrow | Category: Community Interest



Jun 01

Water Rocket Challenge at Imagination Station

Celebrate Father's Day weekend by building water rockets! This exciting science challenge gives kids of all ages the opportunity to design and build their own rocket. We provide everything that you need (bottles, paper, tape, water, etc). You just ...

Posted By: Emily Helm | Category: Community Interest



May 19

United North Completes Community Garden for Seniors

Residents of Crane’s Landing, a 55+ community for seniors celebrate the completion of a community garden on May 13 th at 10:00am at 3315 Mayo St. This community garden has extra features that will make it accessible to anyone living in the ...

Posted By: Ron Jones | Category: Community Interest



May 19

Metroparks Rangers Win Best Dressed Competition

Metroparks Rangers, outfitted by Superior Uniform Sales, were given the award for best dressed small law enforcement department in the country by the National Association of Uniform Manufacturers & Distributors. The association (known as NAUMD) is a ...

Posted By: Scott Carpenter | Category: Community Interest



May 11

Sylvania Farmers Market Opening Day

It’s springtime, and what is more exciting than the prospect of fresh local produce provided by your nearby farmers market? This season, join us to purchase your produce and goods at the Sylvania Farmers Market, presented by The Downtown ...

Posted By: Erin Stampflmeier | Category: Community Interest



May 09

Milk Money for Kids

SeaGate Food Bank is reaching out to our community for help in supplying milk to children who may otherwise go without milk’s important nutrient during the summer months. Our Milk Money program will enhance the parcels taken home by the ...

Posted By: Angi | Category: Community Interest



May 09

Sylvania Farmers Market Opening Day

It’s springtime, and what is more exciting than the prospect of fresh local produce provided by your nearby farmers market? This season, join us to purchase your produce and goods at the Sylvania Farmers Market, presented by The Downtown ...

Posted By: Erin Stampflmeier | Category: Community Interest



May 04

The Blade Job and Education Fair Expected to Attract Hundreds

The Blade Job & Education Fair will take place Wednesday, May 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Holiday Inn French Quarter in Perrysburg.Jobseekers are urged to bring resumes and be prepared to meet with recruiters. To further help jobseekers, ...

Posted By: Connie Cross | Category: Community Interest



May 01

Southview Band Booster's Community Flea Market

Want to get rid of that old stuff, and don't have time to clean out the garage? Want to find the latest treasures all in one place? Coming July 8: Flea Market Fundraiser: Southview Band Boosters will rent out a space equal to 2 parking spaces in the ...

Posted By: Diane Ley | Category: Community Interest



Apr 27

The Toledo Area Humane Society Receives More than $30,000 from PetSmart Charities® to fund free spay/neuter surgeries for cats

Toledo, OH – The Toledo Area Humane Society (TAHS) is proud to announce that they will be offering free spay or neuter surgeries to residents who either own and know of stray cats in zip codes 43605,43609, and 43537 in the Toledo area. TAHS is ...

Posted By: Jessica LaValley | Category: Community Interest



Apr 27

Keep Our Girls Safe Defense Class

A “Keep Our Girls Safe Self Defense Class” is being offered from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, May 6th at the Franciscan Center. The event is sponsored by Justice for Sierra Joughin. For more information, visit the Keeping Our Girls ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Apr 27

Lourdes University Nursing Convocation

The Lourdes University College of Nursing will hold its Nursing Convocation from 7 to 9 p.m. at the state-of-the-art Franciscan Center. A traditional ceremony for nursing students who have completed their respective nursing program at Lourdes ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Apr 27

S.A.V.E. Awards Night and Dessert Buffet

Join us at the Franciscan Center located on the Lourdes University campus on Tuesday, May 2nd as the Science Alliance for Valuing the Environment (S.A.V.E.) Inc. presents the 2017 S.A.V.E. Awards Night and Dessert Buffet from 6 to 8:30 p.m. RSVP to ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Apr 27

MSN Nursing Capstone Research Projects

Clear your schedule on Tuesday, May 2nd as Lourdes University Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) students with concentrations in Education and Leadership will present their MSN Nursing Capstone Research Projects from 4 to 7:30 p.m. followed by a ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Apr 24

Bouquet of Blessings for Rebekah's Haven

Sylvania Women’s Connection West invites all ladies to our next luncheon “Bouquet of Blessings for Rebekah’s Haven” on Friday, May 12, 2017 from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Highland Meadows Golf Club, 7455 Erie St., Sylvania, ...

Posted By: Terri Rood | Category: Community Interest



Apr 20

Father Jim Bacik 2017 Easter Lecture Series details

The Sylvania Franciscan Village is pleased to share revised details about the 2017 Father Jim Bacik Easter Season Lecture Series. The lectures are held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Franciscan Center of Lourdes University, 6832 Convent Blvd., in ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Community Interest



Apr 20

59th Lourdes University Commencement Announced

On Saturday, May 13, Lourdes University President Mary Ann Gawelek, Ed.D., will confer bachelor and master’s degrees during the 59th commencement exercises. Clyde S. Scoles, Director of the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library will provide the ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Apr 20

Remembering Det. Keith Dressel

Thursday, May 18, 2017. 11am to 10pm. Hooter's 4782 Monroe St., Toledo, Ohio. Come join Keith's family and friends to honor his memory. All are invited. Buffet includes, salad, mini burgers, wings, fries, fried pickles and choice of iced tea or ...

Posted By: Diane Miscannon | Category: Community Interest



Apr 20

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

To wrap up Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Lourdes University will be hosting the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event that will encourage fellowship and tie exercise in with a good cause. The walk will start on Friday, April 21 at 1 p.m. at the start ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Apr 20

Free Wood County Plant Exchange

The free Wood County Plant Exchange is the morning of Sat. April 29 in the Wood County Fairgrounds at Haskins and Poe roads on the north side of Bowling Green. It will accept plants and gently-used garden items from 9 to 10 a.m. and will begin the ...

Posted By: Tahree Lane | Category: Community Interest



Apr 20

Power of the Promise

Susan G. Komen Northwest Ohio® will host breast cancer activist Polly Letofsky at its Power of the Promise fundraising event on April 27, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. at The Premier. Polly was the first American woman to walk around the world. It ...

Posted By: Desmond Strooh | Category: Community Interest