Press Releases - Community Interest


Jun 06

Sand-Tastic: Castles for a Cause

Attention local charities and non-profit organizations. Brush off your beach toys, and apply your sunscreen. This year, you have the chance to win $1,000 for your organization just by playing in the sand, with Castles For A Cause!The Town Center at ...

Posted By: Allison Schroeder | Category: Community Interest



Jun 06

Toledo Area Humane Society and Bar 145 to hold Dog Friendly Yappy Hour on June 26 th

Bar 145 and the Toledo Area Humane Society (TAHS) are teaming up for a dog friendly Yappy Hour on Sunday, June 26th! Yappy Hour is a great opportunity for animal lovers in the area to get together for a fun afternoon featuring a raffle, appetizers, ...

Posted By: Jessica LaValley | Category: Community Interest



Jun 01

Levis Commons To Provide Free and Secure Electronics Recycling

Each year over 2.3 million tons of electronics are disposed of, with only a small percentage being recycled. With the growing use of electronics, our nation’s landfills are being inundated with E-waste.Levis Commons has teamed up with AIM ...

Posted By: Casey Pogan | Category: Community Interest



Jun 01

Maumee Valley Country Day School Announces a High Jump Winner at the OATCCC Indoor State Championships

Emma Daugherty '18, of Waterville, Ohio, won the Regional High Jump Championship with an outdoor meet personal best of 5'5". She now will advance to the State High Jump Championship on June 3rd at the Jesse Owens Track and Field Complex ...

Posted By: Melissa E. Kuhl | Category: Community Interest



May 30

Tim Hortons Camp Day

On Wednesday, June 1, your daily Tim Hortons coffee purchase will help change thousands of lives. One hundred percent of coffee sales at participating Restaurants on Tim Hortons Camp Day will be donated to the Tim Horton Children’s Foundation ...

Posted By: Kristin Deuber | Category: Community Interest



May 27

Lifelong Learning Announces Summer Classes

The Lourdes University Lifelong Learning program is offering entertaining and educational classes. This summer school will be fun! Lifelong Learning will also host a day trip to Mansfield to visit two estates. Classes are offered in June and July ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Community Interest



May 27

St. Lucas Lutheran Church Dedicates Ohio Historic Marker

St. Lucas Lutheran Church Celebrates 130 Years in Toledo’s Old South End with an Ohio Historic Marker The St. Lucas Evangelical Lutheran Congregation at 745 Walbridge Ave., Toledo, Ohio, is celebrating 130 years of ministry in Toledo’s ...

Posted By: Karen T. Biscay | Category: Community Interest



May 27

Service Discount for Veterans at Walt Churchill's Market

Contact Brittinee Huntley Telephone (419) 491-8890 Cell 419-346-2055 Email brittinee@churchills.market Website www.waltchurchillsmarket.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 25, 2016 SERVICE DISCOUNT Showing the local military and public service workforce ...

Posted By: Brittinee Huntley | Category: Community Interest



May 23

2016 Palmer Scholarship Recipients Announced

TOLEDO, Ohio – The recipients of the Toledo Museum of Art’s 2016 Palmer Scholarship have been selected. Hedyeh Elahinia, Erin Miller and Julie Schnell-Madden were each awarded a share of the $8,000 prize to use toward travel ...

Posted By: Teri Sharp | Category: Community Interest



May 23

Maumee Valley Country Day School Announces a Winner in the American Institute of Architects Toledo 2016 High School Design Competition

Maumee Valley student David (Newt) Ziegler ’19, of Sylvania, Ohio, took Third Place in the American Institute of Architects Toledo 2016 High School Design Competition in the Freshman/Sophomore category, winning a 5 year renewable, $2,000 ...

Posted By: Melissa Kuhl | Category: Community Interest



May 18

Pre-Order "Forgiveness Goes Both Ways" by May 23, 2016

Greetings everyone. With permission, Your Computer Needs of Toledo, LLC is honored to inform you that all have the opportunity to pre-order the upcoming book "Forgiveness Goes Both Ways" by Rosalyn Jennings. Call 412-212-0746 by May 23, 2016. ...

Posted By: Your Computer Needs of Toledo, LLC | Category: Community Interest



May 16

MVCDS Welcomes Erik Graham as the New Head of Middle School for 2016-17

Toledo, OH – Maumee Valley Country Day School is pleased to announce our new Head of Middle School, Erik Graham.After many hours spent reviewing resumes and conducting Skype interviews, the MVCDS search committee selected one of their own ...

Posted By: Melissa E. Kuhl | Category: Community Interest



May 16

Jog & Jaunt 5k/10k Celebrates Athlete of All Abilities

Josina Lott Residential & Community Services plays host to the 5th Annual Jog & Jaunt 5k/10k this Sunday morning, May 15th. Race registration begins at 7:30am and all races start at 9am from the beautiful campus of Josina Lott. Run, walk, ...

Posted By: James Dickman | Category: Community Interest



May 12

Tee Up for the 17th Annual "Hit The Links" Golf Outing

Lourdes University invites golf enthusiasts to participate in its annual Hit The Links golf outing on Friday, June 3, at Bedford Hills Golf Club, 6400 Jackman Road in Temperance, MI. The outing includes 18 holes of golf played over 3 courses, a ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Community Interest



May 12

Polar Bear Cub Makes Public Debut at the Toledo Zoo

TOLEDO, Ohio — It has been a long winter wait, but the time has finally arrived: The female polar bear cub is now on public exhibit in the Arctic Encounter® at the Toledo Zoo! Staff chose to name the cub, born on December 3, 2015, Hope ...

Posted By: Andi Norman | Category: Community Interest



May 10

Toledo Area Humane Society Bark in the Park

Toledo Area Humane Society Gears up for First Bark in the Park at New Facility on May 22!Toledo, OH – The Toledo Area Humane Society celebrates their first Bark in the Park at their new shelter on May 22, 2016.Bark in the Park Walk for the ...

Posted By: Jessica LaValley | Category: Community Interest



May 04

Northwest Ohians Can Help the American Cancer Society Create a World With Less Breast Cancer

An estimated 5,000 Northwest Ohio residents will join together at The Town Center at Levis Commons on Saturday, May 14, 2016 for the American Cancer Society’s 10th annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event. The non-competitive 5K walk ...

Posted By: Krysten Vargo | Category: Community Interest



May 04

Jordan Reses donates $200,000 to Veterans Matter

(Toledo, Ohio) Veterans Matter today announced the donation of $200,000 by Jordan Reses Supply Company, based in Ann Arbor, MI, to house America’s homeless veterans. “Moved by the pain of homeless veterans, this company and its ...

Posted By: Ken Leslie | Category: Community Interest



May 04

Veterans Matter at 1st annual Ohio Spring Fest

The Veterans Matter team will be helping man a beverage tent at the first annual Ohio Spring Fest May 12-15 at the Stranahan. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to house homeless veterans. Jim White Honda’s Ohio Spring Fest is located ...

Posted By: Holly | Category: Community Interest



May 04

Fangboner Farms to Sell at Perrysburg Farmers Market

(Holland, OH) Fangboner Farms will be participating as a vendor in the Perrysburg Farmers Market for the 2016 season. This local market mainstay has been operating since 1998. The Farmers Market runs every Thursday night from May 5th through ...

Posted By: Jan Aguilar | Category: Community Interest



May 04

Zion Lutheran Church Summer Hours

Zion Lutheran Church LCMC 8307 Memorial Hwy. Ottawa Lake Mich. 49267 is starting our summer hours on Sunday, May 29, 2016. Our traditional Worship Service will be at 9:30 am. Communion will be served on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month. Please ...

Posted By: Norman Gregory | Category: Community Interest



May 04

Style in the City, Benefiting the Aurora Project

Sylvania businesses partner to host “Style in the City” to benefit local nonprofit, The Aurora Project, Inc. On Wednesday, May 11, 2016 from 6 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Ragazza Boutique and Reve Salon and Spa will host Style in the City, an ...

Posted By: Jen Skeldon | Category: Community Interest



May 04

Public Hearing on Lake Erie

Public Hearing Monday, May 16 4:00pm City Council Chambers, Government Center City Council will hold this hearing to allow a representative from Limno-Tech Inc., of Ann Arbor, to explain what an impaired watershed designation for Lake Erie is about. ...

Posted By: Mike Ferner | Category: Community Interest



Apr 26

Significant Primate Births at the Toledo Zoo

TOLEDO, Ohio — Spring has sprung at the Toledo Zoo and primate babies abound!Nine year old, ring-tailed lemur twins, Fresca and Fanta, gave birth to offspring just days apart. Fresca gave birth to twins on March 24 and then Fanta gave birth to ...

Posted By: Andi Norman | Category: Community Interest



Apr 26

"Walk a Mile in Her Shoes"

Lourdes University is holding a Shoe Drive through April 22 in support of its upcoming “Walk A Mile in Her Shoes” event to raise awareness about sexual assault, rape and gender violence. The actual “Walk” will take place on ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Community Interest



Apr 26

12th Toledo Plant Exchange

Free plants and gardening paraphernalia will be brought to and taken from the free Toledo Plant Exchange, Sat. May 7 in the parking garage at the Main Library (enter the garage from Adams St.). Drop off plants from 8:30 to 10 a.m. The giveaway area ...

Posted By: Tahree Lane | Category: Community Interest



Apr 21

Keybank and Toledo Fair Housing Center Announce Community Collaboration to Expand Access to Banking Services

More than $3 million in local investment to benefit underserved neighborhoods TOLEDO, Ohio (April 18, 2016) — KeyBank (NYSE: KEY) and Toledo Fair Housing Center (TFHC) are pleased to announce a community collaboration that will expand access ...

Posted By: Sarah Jenkins | Category: Community Interest



Apr 20

Chicken BBQ May 1st

Mingle with old friends and meet new at our 22nd Annual Chicken BBQ. Have a huge dinner and help our Troop #131 with summer camp cost. Our meals consist of 1/2 of a chicken (nearly three pounds), mash potatoes, gravy, green beans, roll butter, ...

Posted By: Brenda Zachel | Category: Community Interest



Apr 20

Local Young Woman Awaits Stem Cell Transplant

Local young woman awaits stem cell transplant Toledo, Oh., April 18, 2016 – Katie Holtgrieve, age 26, is awaiting a life changing stem cell transplant, as she suffers from an aggressive form of relapsing-remitting Multiple Sclerosis (MS). In ...

Posted By: Evelyn Cherry | Category: Community Interest



Apr 17

Walk to Erase the Stigma

Event NAMI of Greater Toledo is hosting a NAMIWalk 1.5k to raise awareness of mental illness in the community. The event is Saturday, May 14, 2016 at The University of Toledo, Health Education Center. The address is 2801 W. Bancroft St. Registration ...

Posted By: Ben Hackworth | Category: Community Interest