Press Releases - Community Interest


Apr 20

24th Annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® in Toledo

The Susan G. Komen Northwest Ohio Race for the Cure® 5K and Family Fun Walk events will be Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 in Findlay and Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 in Toledo. These Races raise money to fund life-saving breast health services in our ...

Posted By: Desmond Strooh | Category: Community Interest



Apr 20

The Federal Budget: A Moral Document

Join us on Thursday, May 25 at 5:30pm as Father Jim Bacik examines the administration’s proposed budget from the viewpoint of social justice.Tickets are $35 for the series, $10 per lecture in advance or $15 per lecture at the door. Register at ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Apr 20

Political Discourse Today: Is Truth Dead?

Join us on Thursday, May 18 at the state-of-the-art Franciscan Center located on the Lourdes University campus, as Father Jim Bacik explores the destructive effects of our current political debate which suffers from polarized rhetoric, alternative ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Apr 10

Grand Opening of Toledo's 1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza

***Grand Opening & Free Pizza Day for 1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria of Toledo, Ohio, Thursday, April 13th 2017**: Please join us in celebrating the Toledo, Ohio 1000 Degrees Neapolitan Style Pizzeria (located at 5380 Monroe St, Toledo, Ohio, ...

Posted By: Jamie Orians | Category: Community Interest



Apr 10

Women of Toledo Intergenerational High Tea

You are cordially invited to join Women of Toledo as we host an Intergenerational High Tea in celebration of women and generations! On Sunday, April 30th, we hope you’ll join us to enjoy the beautifully scenic surroundings of the Brandywine ...

Posted By: Danielle Reddick | Category: Community Interest



Apr 10

Women of Toledo: Toledo Macaron Day

What is Macaron Day? Inspired by the annual Jour du Macaron in Paris, in which free macarons are given out and proceeds are given to charity. The patrons of So Sweet will receive one free macaron in exchange for making a donation to Women of Toledo, ...

Posted By: Danielle Reddick | Category: Community Interest



Apr 07

It’s a Girl!

TOLEDO, Ohio — No tall tales here. The Toledo Zoo has some big news to share… Please join us in welcoming to the world a new female Masai giraffe, born in the evening hours of Monday, April 3. The new female, namedKipenzi which means ...

Posted By: Shayla Moriarty | Category: Community Interest



Apr 07

NAOMI 7th Annual Health Awareness Symposium

NAOMI Inc., a non-profit treatment facility will host a Domestic Violence Event as part of its 7th Annual Health Awareness Symposium on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 11AM at Friendship Baptist Church, 5301 Nebraska Avenue Toledo, Ohio 43615. The goal ...

Posted By: Sandra Rivers Gill | Category: Community Interest



Mar 28

Evening with Iyad Burnat: Palestinian Human Rights Activist

Lourdes University is sponsoring "An Evening with Iyad Burnat", a noted Palestinian Human Rights Activist, on Sunday, April 2 at 2:30 p.m. in the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd. in Sylvania. The event is free and open to the public. A book ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Mar 20

Public Invited to Review 4-year Transportation Program

People who want to be better informed about how federal transportation money is being spent are invited to participate in the TIP public comment period March 27 through April 7, 2017. People can review the plan and related map and comment online, or ...

Posted By: Mary Pat McCarthy | Category: Community Interest



Mar 19

Toledo Zoo & Aquarium Honored for Conservation Work

TOLEDO, Ohio — The Toledo Zoo & Aquarium was recently honored by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife with the 2017 Wildlife Diversity Conservation Award. The award was presented to Zoo representatives, director of ...

Posted By: Shayla Moriarty | Category: Community Interest



Mar 16

The Toledo Area Humane Society is hosting the 32nd Annual Bark in the Park

Grab your sneakers and fetch a furry friend for the Toledo Area Humane Society’s 32nd Annual Bark in the Park! This pet friendly walk is a great way to get your family and friends outside for a fun afternoon at TAHS right here in Maumee. There ...

Posted By: Jessica LaValley | Category: Community Interest



Mar 16

International Dinner at Maumee Valley Country Day School

The International Dinner Potluck at Maumee Valley Country Day School will be Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Dinner will be 6:00 - 8:00pm in the School Cafeteria. Entertainment will follow at the K Center, 7:00 - 7:30pm. This event is open to the public ...

Posted By: Melissa Kuhl | Category: Community Interest



Mar 16

Luminations!

Lourdes University hosts its annual, premier scholarship fundraising event – Luminations! – on Saturday, April 29 at 6 p.m. Honorary Co-Chairs are Mike and Jennifer Koralewski and Lourdes University President Mary Ann Gawelek and her ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Mar 16

No Show, No Dinner Gala

You are cordially invited to join us for the “No Show No Dinner Gala”. Do not call us for reservations; there will be no hors d'oeuvre, or dinner served. No shimmery dresses or shiny shoes, no violins playing, and no one singing the ...

Posted By: Angi LaGreca | Category: Community Interest



Mar 16

Annual Lourdes University Research and Scholarship Symposium

The 13th Annual Lourdes University Research & Scholarship Symposium runs from 4 to 9 p.m. on Monday, April 24. The event is free and open to the public as we discuss ways to enhance our mission to providing our students with some of the top ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Mar 12

Lourdes University Spring Visit Day- April 22

Explore Lourdes University and Gray Wolf country. Check-in starts at 10:30 a.m. at the Franciscan Center. The program begins at 11 a.m. Prospective students and their parents can tour campus accompanied by Lourdes students and an undergraduate ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Mar 12

Spring Attic Treasures Rummage Sale

Zion Lutheran Church LCMC 8307 Memorial Hwy. Ottawa Lake Mich. 49267 will be having its annual Spring Attic Treasures Rummage Sale on April 21, and 22, 2017 between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm each day. For more information call 734-856-2921Press Release ...

Posted By: Norman Gregory | Category: Community Interest



Mar 12

Author Jennifer Teege Lecture at Franciscan Center

The Jewish Federation of Toledo, Holocaust Center of Toledo and the Toledo Lucas County Public Library present author Jennifer Teege for a special lecture at 7pm at the Lourdes University Franciscan Center located at 6832 Convent Blvd. Ms. Teege ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Mar 12

NAOMI Massage Benefit

A day of pampering, food, fun and fellowship. Visit our exciting and diverse vendor tables. Admission is free. Saturday, March 11, 2017 8:30 - 3PM 5301 Nebraska Ave. Toledo, OH 43615 NAOMI is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing shelter, ...

Posted By: Sandra Gill | Category: Community Interest



Mar 06

Recognition Celebration in Rosary Care Center

The Lourdes University, Sisters of St. Francis, and Sylvania Franciscan Village have collaborated to put together this appreciation event on Wednesday, March 8 at 11:30 a.m. All Sisters of St. Francis will enjoy cake and ice cream to kick off ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Mar 03

Chautauqua Rossford 2017 & Riverfest in Rossford, OH

If history was your favorite subject in school, or even if it wasn’t, you will be amazed and delighted when history comes to life before your very eyes in Rossford, Ohio July 19-23, 2017. The Rossford Convention & Visitors Bureau received ...

Posted By: Catharine Harned | Category: Community Interest



Mar 01

Metroparks Donates Nearly 10,000 lbs. of Venison to Feed the Hungry

Metroparks of the Toledo Area donated 9,940 lbs. of deer meat this year to Cherry Street Mission Ministries and Holy Trinity Catholic Parish in Assumption to feed the hungry. The venison is from 200 deer culled from two Metroparks, Oak Openings ...

Posted By: Scott Carpenter | Category: Community Interest



Mar 01

Introduction to Zen Buddhism Workshop March 19

Great Heartland Buddhist Temple of Toledo will host an Introduction to Zen Buddhism Workshop on Sunday, March 19 from 2 to 4 p.m. at 6537 Angola Road, Holland, Ohio 43528. There is no cost to participate, and all are welcome. “This event will ...

Posted By: Jay Rinsen Weik | Category: Community Interest



Feb 28

Joseph M. Magliochetti Summit- "A Driving Force of Good"

The Lourdes University College of Business and Leadership presents the 2017 Joseph M. Magliochetti Leadership Summit on Wednesday, March 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Park Inn, 101 N. Summit Street in downtown Toledo. Featured speakers include ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Feb 23

Fashion for Your Life at Sylvania Women's Connection West

Spring is in the air ladies and it’s time to refresh your wardrobe at Sylvania Women’s Connection West next luncheon “Fashion for Your Life”. You will be treated to a fabulous style show by White House Black Market featuring ...

Posted By: Julie | Category: Community Interest



Feb 23

Democracy Day is Here

And we want your participation! Last year nearly 64% of Toledo’s citizens voted YES on ISSUE 1 in support of a constitutional amendment to abolish corporate constitutional rights and money as speech. As a result of this vote, Toledo is ...

Posted By: Mike Ferner | Category: Community Interest



Feb 21

Climate Change addressed at S.A.V.E. Lecture

Science Alliance for Valuing the Environment, Inc. (S.A.V.E.) presents the Honorable George Heartwell, former Mayor of Grand Rapids, MI, on Tuesday, March 14, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the Franciscan Center of Lourdes University, 6832 Convent Blvd., in ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Feb 21

Visual Literacy: The Art of Seeing

The Lourdes University Lifelong Learning program presents the lecture “Visual Literacy: The Art of Seeing” featuring Mike Deetsch, Director of Education and Engagement at the Toledo Museum of Art. The lecture is at 10 a.m. with ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Feb 21

Christian Communities in the Holy Land

This month's Lifelong Learning Hot Topic presented by Lourdes University is “Christian Communities in the Holy Land” featuring author and speaker Jeff Abood. The Hot Topic is at 11:15 a.m. and includes a lunch of soup, sandwiches and ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest