Press Releases - 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



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