Press Releases - 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

Feb 21

The Premiere of "The Sultan and the Saint"

The Sylvania Franciscan Village, the United Muslim Association of Toledo and the Franciscan Action Network are sponsoring the Toledo premiere of the documentary "The Sultan and the Saint" at 4:30 p.m on Sunday, March 19. A reception follows. The ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest

Feb 20

Ohio Skate Maumee/SeaGate Food Bank Project PJ Skating Party

Ohio Skate Maumee will be sponsoring a community skating party in collaboration with the SeaGate Food Bank Project PJ. Thursday, February 23, 2017 6:30-8:30 pm Admission free with donated item from list $1 for skates (if needed) SeaGate Food Bank is ...

Posted By: Natalie Mitchell | Category: Community Interest

Feb 20

Spring 2017 route updates effective March 19

On Sunday, March 19, 2017, the TARTA spring route schedule will begin. As some routes will be affected by routing and time changes, new timetables and maps are available at • 2C Sylvania-Centennial/Franklin Park - ...

Posted By: Steve Atkinson | Category: Community Interest

Feb 06

Mayor D. Michael Collins Memorial Blood Drive

Thursday, March 23rd, 20179am to 3pmTPPA Hall, 1947 Franklin Avenue Mayor D. Michael Collins died two years ago today, on February 6, 2015. To honor the memory of Mayor Collins, Mayor Hicks-Hudson has scheduled a Blood Drive at the Toledo Police ...

Posted By: Janet Schroeder | Category: Community Interest

Feb 06

Solidarity with Muslim Neighbors

Stand in support of NW Ohio’s Muslims, 1-2 p.m. Friday, February 10, to circle Masjid Saad Foundation (5225 West Alexis Road, Sylvania, OH 43560) in peace and prayer. Press Release Contact Name: Social Justice Subcommittee Press Release ...

Posted By: Social Justice Subcommittee | Category: Community Interest

Feb 06

Women of Toledo Paddle Party

Come and join the Women of Toledo as they celebrate Presidents Day with a Paddle Auction at Te'kela Mexican Cantina y Cocina at 5147 S. Main St. in Sylvania, Ohio. Paddle (Quarter) Auctions are lots of fun! If you've never played, we'll teach you! ...

Posted By: Danielle Reddick | Category: Community Interest

Jan 30

Thousands Of Toys To Be Distributed To Local Organizations

PERRYSBURG, OH (January 30, 2017) –Truck loads of toys, countless hours of cleaning and sorting, dozens of volunteers, thousands of dollars in new batteries, and all worth every second and penny for what is to come this Friday, February 3rd. ...

Posted By: Allison Schroeder | Category: Community Interest

Jan 30

Citizens Encouraged to Participate in Gun Safety Initiative

The City of Toledo and its partners are working to prevent needless gun tragedies by providing a series of educational programs and community conversations about Gun Safety with citizens of all ages. Free gun locks are available at events and no ...

Posted By: Janet Schroeder | Category: Community Interest

Jan 26

The Toledo Area Humane Society to host third annual Valentine's Day Barkery Sale

The Toledo Area Humane Society is happy to announce that they will be hosting the third annual Valentine’s Day Barkery Sale on Saturday, February 11th, from 12-5pm at their shelter in Maumee. This annual bake sale is a fun and delicious way to ...

Posted By: Jessica LaValley | Category: Community Interest

Jan 26

Lourdes Red Cross Club Blood Drive also benefits young children on Valentine’s Day

The Lourdes University Red Cross Club will offer a Blood Drive on Tuesday, February 7, from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania. On that day, the Love Your Melon organization is collaborating with the ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Community Interest

Jan 24

First Habitat Home Dedication of the 2017 Year

Join us in celebration as we dedicate the home built for a Lucas County family by the City of Toledo, Lucas County Land Bank, and Therma-Tru with Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity. Toledo, OH. – The City of Toledo, Department of Neighborhoods ...

Posted By: Erin McPartland | Category: Community Interest

Jan 24

Taste of the Nation: Premier Food and Wine - No Kid Hungry

Please join us April 30 at 5pm-10pm, for the 22nd Share our Strengths Taste of the Nation. Tickets go on sale January 27th at 12am. Just go to for all your information. It is a black tie event, at the Toledo Club, which begins in ...

Posted By: Marla Schecht | Category: Community Interest

Jan 19

The Toledo Area Humane Society is Proud to Announce Participation in Humane Society International’s South Korea Dog Meat Market Rescue Mission

The Toledo Area Humane Society is proud to announce that they will be receiving several dogs from a recent rescue mission conducted by Humane Society International. These dogs are being saved from the sixth dog meat market in South Korea that HSI ...

Posted By: Jessica LaValley | Category: Community Interest

Jan 19

6th Annual Chocolate Lovers' Fest

Truffles, brownies & fudge - Oh, my! Cookies, cupcakes & candy - OH MY! Come and taste for yourself a buffet of chocolate delights at our 6th Annual Chocolate Lover's Fest. It will be held on Saturday, February 11, 2017, from 1:00 PM - ...

Posted By: Michele Garcia | Category: Community Interest

Jan 16

"I Have a Dream" Poetry Slam Honors MLK, Jr.

Special guests include Toledo Streets and the Toledo Poetry MuseumOn Thursday, January 19, Lourdes University offers the “I Have a Dream” Poetry Slam at 5:30 p.m. in the Ebeid Student Center in Russell Ebeid Hall at 6832 Convent Blvd. in ...

Posted By: Sister Barbara Vano | Category: Community Interest

Jan 16

Get on the 'Sole Train' to Hannah’s Socks Fundraiser

Board members and volunteers of Hannah’s Socks plan to wow attendees with an evening of music, food, drink, silent auction and fundraising. The 6th annual Sole Train event will be held Friday, March 10, 2017 from 7-10 pm at Parkway Place, 2592 ...

Posted By: Jan Aguilar | Category: Community Interest

Jan 12

Toledo Zoo Veterinarian Completes Successful Field Research

TOLEDO, Ohio – It has been said that time spent with cats is never wasted. Toledo Zoo veterinarian and director of animal health and nutrition, Dr. Ric Berlinski would certainly agree. Dr. Berlinski recently returned from his second field ...

Posted By: Shayla Moriarty | Category: Community Interest

Jan 11

LEGO & Construction: Build Every Day

January 21, 10am – 4pm Included with admission Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education is important but, have you ever wondered what careers actually use STEM each day? Imagination Station and the Associated General ...

Posted By: Emily Helm | Category: Community Interest