Press Releases - 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



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