Press Releases - Community Interest


Sep 13

Meet the Middlegrounds - New Metropark to Open in Downtown Toledo

Saturday, September 17Noon to 5 p.m. - Family activities and entertainment6 to 9:30 p.m. - Rock the Middlegrounds: Music, beer & wine -- The public will meet the Middlegrounds, the first Metropark in downtown Toledo, starting at noon Saturday, ...

Posted By: Scott Carpenter | Category: Community Interest



Sep 13

Apples For Everyone

Saturday, Sept 24, 201610am-5pm Johnston Fruit Farms hosts a day for the community to come out and pick apples for the underserved. Come out and enjoy a fun-filled day! This festive fall event will feature children’s games, a petting zoo, ...

Posted By: Angi | Category: Community Interest



Sep 13

CureSearch Ultimate Tri-CURE-athon

The CureSearch Ultimate Tri-CURE-athon is a Hike, Bike, or Walk event to benefit Ultimate Hike, a program of CureSearch for Children's Cancer. The event will take place on September 24th in Whitehouse Village Park. Participants can choose to do a ...

Posted By: Tricia Pizzifred | Category: Community Interest



Sep 13

11th Autumn Toledo Plant Exchange

Autumn Toledo Plant Exchange Sat. Oct. 1 ** Rain or Shine ** At the Main Branch of the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, 325 N. Michigan St. (in the parking garage, enter from Adams St.) Information: 419-578-6783 ...

Posted By: Tahree Lane | Category: Community Interest



Sep 08

Enrichment Day at the Toledo Zoo

TOLEDO, Ohio -- One of the ways that the Toledo Zoo provides the highest quality of animal care is through our enrichment program: creating objects and activities that encourage the animals to use their wild and natural instincts to explore their ...

Posted By: Shayla Moriarty | Category: Community Interest



Sep 07

Toledo Area Humane Society Welcomes Celebrity Chef Bill Yosses to Toledo

Toledo, OH – The Toledo Area Humane Society is gearing up for the 4th annual PawVillion event on Friday, September 23rd in Toledo.PawVillion guests will enjoy an amazing four-course meal prepared by former White House Pastry Chef Bill Yosses ...

Posted By: Jessica LaValley | Category: Community Interest



Sep 07

Volunteer for the 20th Annual Clean Your Streams Day

Every September since 1997, volunteers join forces for one day to clean the greater Toledo-area’s streams, rivers, and ditches during the annual Clean Your Streams Day. Partners for Clean Streams, and its partnering organizations, is ...

Posted By: Jessica Batanian | Category: Community Interest



Sep 07

German Pork Dinner - Zion Lutheran Church

Zion Lutheran Church LCMC 8307 Memorial Hwy. Ottawa Lake, Mich. is having a German Pork Dinner on Saturday October 1, 2016 from 4:30 pm -7:00 pm. All are welcome to come and enjoy a delicious meal and some great fellowship. Price is $10.00 for ...

Posted By: Norman Gregory | Category: Community Interest



Sep 07

Lourdes Students Prepare for 20th 'Clean Your Streams Day'

Dr. Holly Baumgartner, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and Dr. James Minesky, Associate Professor of Environmental Sciences, are pleased to announce that Lourdes University will once again participate in the 20th Clean Your Streams Day on ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Community Interest



Sep 07

Recreation Center Dedication

Lourdes University Board of Trustees Chair Sandra Hylant and President Mary Ann Gawelek, Ed.D., proudly announce the dedication ceremony of the Russell J. Ebeid Recreation Center. The event begins at 4 p.m. on Thursday, September 29, 2016, at the ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Community Interest



Aug 31

Bank of America Accused of Racial Discrimination in Toledo and 200 Other U.S. Cities

Toledo Fair Housing Center Joins Civil Rights Groups to Announce Filing of Discrimination Complaint Over Neglected Foreclosures in African American and Latino Neighborhoods Today, August 31, 2016, Toledo Fair Housing Center will join the National ...

Posted By: Sarah Jenkins | Category: Community Interest



Aug 31

Toledo Zoo’s 2016 Operating Levy Renewal Campaign Kick-off

TOLEDO, Ohio –Community leaders from across the region will gather today on the Africa! Overlook at the Toledo Zoo to kick-off the Zoo’s 2016 Operating Levy Renewal Campaign. The .75 mill, five-year levy is a renewal and a reduction. ...

Posted By: Shayla Moriarty | Category: Community Interest



Aug 30

Dedication Set for Lourdes University Rec Center

Lourdes University Board of Trustees Chair Sandra Hylant and President Mary Ann Gawelek, Ed.D., proudly announce the dedication ceremony of the Russell J. Ebeid Recreation Center. The event begins at 4 p.m. on Thursday, September 29, 2016, at the ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Community Interest



Aug 30

Why WONDER when you can WANDER?

(See press release attachment) Sunday, September 18, 2016, noon to 4pm. Tickets $10 on line at www.toledowarehouse.org or the day of the event at the corner of S. St. Clair St. and Lafayette. Wander the Warehouse District and explore residential ...

Posted By: Diane Keil-Hipp | Category: Community Interest



Aug 30

Razzle Dazzle Style Show Supports The Ability Center

The Auxiliary to The Ability Center welcomes you to their 32nd annual style show, “Razzle Dazzle” on Wednesday, October 5. The event includes a number of fashion vendors, raffles, a silent auction, luncheon and style show. Come view the ...

Posted By: Mallory Tarr | Category: Community Interest



Aug 24

Metroparks Director Steve Madewell Stepping Down

After four and a half years, Steve Madewell announced that he will be stepping down as executive director of Metroparks of the Toledo Area. Madewell’s transition occurs following discussions with the Board of Park Commissioners that began late ...

Posted By: Steve Madewell | Category: Community Interest



Aug 16

Toledo Zoo and Trans-Siberian Orchestra

TOLEDO, Ohio—The holiday season in our area just got even bigger, brighter…and louder! The Toledo Zoo is excited to announce it has been chosen as the charity beneficiary of Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s two spectacular concerts on ...

Posted By: Shayla Moriarty | Category: Community Interest



Aug 16

Toledo Zoo Education Department Recognized for Excellence

TOLEDO, Ohio—It has been said that a good teacher takes a hand, opens a mind and touches a heart. The Toledo Zoo’s education department has been recognized by the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration with their Pinnacle ...

Posted By: Shayla Moriarty | Category: Community Interest



Aug 16

Orangutan Expert to Speak at Toledo Zoo

TOLEDO, Ohio— Orangutan: a word often mis-pronounced, but a creature beloved by many. The Toledo Zoo is proud to announce that Jacqueline Sunderland- Groves, primatologist, conservation biologist and deputy CEO of The Borneo Orangutan ...

Posted By: Shayla Moriarty | Category: Community Interest



Aug 16

Stautzenberger College Celebrating 90th Anniversary

Stautzenberger College is celebrating its 90th anniversary with a special celebration and open house at its Maumee campus (1796 Indian Wood Circle) on Saturday, September 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is open to all alumni, former staff ...

Posted By: Jackie Shelton | Category: Community Interest



Aug 11

Senior Discovery Days at the Toledo Zoo

TOLEDO, Ohio-- Come be a kid again and enjoy everything the Toledo Zoo has to offer during Senior Discovery Days, presented by Welltower, Inc., weekdays in September and October. If you are age 60 or better, September and October are made for you at ...

Posted By: Shayla Moriarty | Category: Community Interest



Aug 11

Make Becoming a Foster Parent Part of Your Fall Routine

Help LCCS reach its goal of licensing 400 new foster homes in 2016! (TOLEDO, Ohio–August 10, 2016)—The kids are heading back to school, and soon the leaves will be turning bright colors. There’s no better time for individuals and ...

Posted By: Lucas County Children Services | Category: Community Interest



Aug 09

Panda Express Celebrates Holland Opening with Residents

America’s favorite Chinese kitchen opens first restaurant in Lucas County; hosts events at YMCA and Mercy’s Children’s Hospital to meet local residents and begin serving its new community ROSEMEAD, California (July 25, 2016) ...

Posted By: Havas Formula | Category: Community Interest



Jul 28

Toledo Zoo Receives Grant to Restore Lake Sturgeon in the Maumee River

TOLEDO, Ohio – It has been said that together everyone achieves more. Together, we are bringing lake sturgeon back to Ohio! A proposal submitted to the Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act Grants Program by the Toledo Zoo was one of ...

Posted By: Shayla Moriarty | Category: Community Interest



Jul 27

Back-to-School Giveaway and Family Fun

Come out on to the City of Refuge on August 13th from 12pm-4pm for food, games, bouncy houses and plenty of helpful information. This event is completely free of charge and there will be book bags given away to the children that are present during ...

Posted By: Erin Green | Category: Community Interest



Jul 26

Department of Neighborhoods Supports Citizen-led Cleanups Through Equipment Loans and Refuse Pickup

The City’s Department of Neighborhoods offers a trailer stocked with supplies (lawnmowers, rakes, hedge trimmers, weed whackers, gloves, and garbage bags) that can be signed out by residents on Saturdays from 8 am to 1 pm. Citizens use the ...

Posted By: Janet Schroeder | Category: Community Interest



Jul 25

Documentary Shows How Great Lakes Aircraft Carriers Win the War Against Japan - Free Admission for Vets and Active Duty

Toledo: The National Museum of the Great Lakes announced today the screening of the Ohio premier of Heroes On Deck, a documentary film exploring the critical role two Great Lakes aircraft carriers played in winning WWII. The screening will take ...

Posted By: Christopher H. Gillcrist | Category: Community Interest



Jul 21

Autism Society of Northwest Ohio Family Fun Night

The Autism Society of Northwest Ohio is hosting a Family Fun Night at Sky Zone Toledo. Enjoy trampoline jumping for jumpers of any age. The music will be turned off, the lights will be dimmed, and hand-towels will be offered in lieu of hand ...

Posted By: Kristy Rothe | Category: Community Interest



Jul 19

City of Toledo and Lucas County Pledge to Support Pollinators

TOLEDO, Ohio — It has been said, if nothing ever changed there would be no butterflies. Thankfully for the beautiful and beneficial silent flyers, more change is a-coming. The city of Toledo and Lucas County will hold a joint press conference ...

Posted By: Shayla Moriarty | Category: Community Interest



Jul 19

23rd Annual Library Village Garage Sale

23rd Annual Library Village Garage Sale to be held Saturday, August 6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There is no rain date and admission is free. Library Village is the area bound by Lewis Avenue, Eleanor Avenue, Sylvania Avenue and Jackman Road. More than ...

Posted By: Ethel Kunkel | Category: Community Interest