Press Releases - Community Interest


Apr 14

2016 Lourdes Awards Ceremony to Honor Brightest and Best

Philanthropist and Business Leader Jerry Jones to receive the Newman Award Lourdes University Provost Geoffrey J. Grubb, Ph.D., is pleased to present the 2016 Awards Ceremony on Sunday, April 24 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Franciscan Center, 6832 ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Community Interest



Apr 14

Luminations! Brightens Student Scholarship Opportunities

On Saturday, April 30th, the night is illuminated by the arts as Lourdes University presents Luminations! In its 16th year, the signature event has brought in more than $2.6 million for student scholarships. The event begins at 6 p.m. at the ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Community Interest



Apr 13

Happy 13th Birthday, Louie!

TOLEDO, Ohio — Soon the Toledo Zoo will officially have a teenager! On Saturday, April 30 the Zoo will celebrate the thirteenth birthday of our big boy, Louie, the African elephant! This elephant-sized extravaganza takes place from 10:30 a.m. ...

Posted By: Andi Norman | Category: Community Interest



Apr 13

Maumee Valley Country Day School Global Leadership Program Speaker Series Presents Wenonah Hauter: Food, Environment, and the Future

The Maumee Valley Country Day School Global Leadership Program Speaker Series welcomes Wenonah Hauter, founder and Executive Director of Food & Water Watch, Thursday, April 28, 2016, 6:30 – 7:30pm at the Kasperzak Center, Maumee Valley Country ...

Posted By: Melissa Kuhl | Category: Community Interest



Apr 13

Climate Crisis Presentation April 29 at the First Unitarian Church

The hottest year. The hottest month. A dying Lake Erie. Three good reasons to get informed, inspired and motivated to take some action. Come to our environmental focus weekend titled "For a Future to be Possible." You're invited to "The ...

Posted By: Nancy Roffey | Category: Community Interest



Apr 13

15th Annual Banquet: Reclaiming Our Humanity

Sunday April 17, 2016, from 3:00 to 7:00 PM Ahlul Bayt Center of Toledo, 6004 Hill Avenue Toledo, OH 43615 The keynote speaker is Internationally renowned Peacemaker, Rev. Dr. Daniel L. Buttry. The 2015 Mayor of Tent City, Celina Stevens will ...

Posted By: Crystal Taylor | Category: Community Interest



Apr 13

Pay it Forward Internationally Workshop and Open House

April 22, 2016 at Common Space Center for Creativity Arts Council Lake Erie West (ACLEW) and the Great Lakes Consortium for International Training and Development (GLC) will convene an informative workshop about global programs addressed to people ...

Posted By: Martin Nagy | Category: Community Interest



Apr 13

Remembering Detective Keith Dressel

Thursday, May 19, 2016, 11 am to 10 pm, Hooter's, 4782 Monroe St., Toledo, Ohio 43623 Come join Keith's family and friends to honor his memory. All are welcomed! A buffet of wings, mini burgers, fries, fried pickles, tossed salad and choice of tea ...

Posted By: Diane Miscannon | Category: Community Interest



Apr 13

Petals with a Purpose

The Ability Center of Greater Toledo is a non-profit Center for Independent Living (CIL) serving northwest Ohio. The Center is located in Sylvania, Ohio, and has two satellite offices in Bryan and Port Clinton, Ohio. Our mission is to to assist ...

Posted By: Mallory Tarr | Category: Community Interest



Apr 13

Fallen Timbers Fairway to Sponsor 2nd Annual 5K

Toledo, OH, April 12, 2016 – Fallen Timbers Fairway is once again partnering with Cancer Connection of Northwest Ohio, Inc. (CCNWO) for the 2nd annual “5K On The Fairway” Walk/Run on Sunday, May 15. Come join us for a unique Cross ...

Posted By: Jean Schoen | Category: Community Interest



Apr 13

Local Computer Company Vendor at Business & Health Expo

Your Computer Needs of Toledo, LLC will be one of the vendors for this year's upcoming Business & Health Expo. It will be held Saturday, April 30, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Stephenson-Roberts Fellowship Hall of the Indiana Avenue ...

Posted By: Amber Hawkins | Category: Community Interest



Apr 06

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. From April until the end of May we ask businesses to place one of our Milk Money Cartons on display with the request that people ...

Posted By: Angi | Category: Community Interest



Apr 06

St. Benedict Catholic School Mom-2-Mom Sale

St. Benedict Mom-2-Mom Sale! Saturday April 9th! 9a.m.-1p.m. 5522 Dorr St. Come shop our Mom 2 Mom Sale for gently used childrens items! We will also have vendors such as Premier, Thrive, Chloe & Isabel, 31 bags, Scentsy, etc.! While you are ...

Posted By: Amy Schuchard | Category: Community Interest



Mar 29

Hellbender Conservation Expanding

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Toledo Zoo is getting by with a little help from its friends. The Zoo, Williams, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife and the Ohio Hellbender Partnership recently teamed with Penta Career Center to ...

Posted By: Andi Norman | Category: Community Interest



Mar 29

Youth and Prospective Employers Invited to Participate in Upcoming Youth Job Fair

Youth from ages 16 to 24 are invited to attend a Youth Job Fair Saturday, April 30th at the SeaGate Centre in downtown Toledo, where they will meet prospective employers and apply for summer work. The event runs from 10 am to 2 pm with no admission ...

Posted By: Janet Schroeder | Category: Community Interest



Mar 28

Job Fair at the Toledo Zoo

TOLEDO, Ohio —The Toledo Zoo will be hosting a job fair on Thursday, April 7 from 3-7 p.m. to fill more than 150 part-time and seasonal positions. The Zoo is looking to hire friendly, outgoing individuals with customer-focused attitudes to ...

Posted By: Andi Norman | Category: Community Interest



Mar 28

Potbelly Sandwich Shop to Open Second Location in Toledo

Potbelly Sandwich Shop announced today that it will bring a second location to Toledo, opening later this year in a unique three-story building at 413 Madison Ave. in the downtown area. The widely acclaimed neighborhood hangout is known for its ...

Posted By: Katharine Nichols | Category: Community Interest



Mar 22

Entries Sought for Ode to the Zip Code Poetry Contest

All Neighborhoods Invited to Write Poems Inspired by Their Zip CodeYour zip code matters. It's not just an address, it's an identity. We are proud to announce the first Ode to the Zip Code poetry contest, a partnership of Toledo Fair Housing Center, ...

Posted By: Sarah Jenkins | Category: Community Interest



Mar 22

Open Memorial Day

Monday, May 30, 10am - 5pm Imagination Station is celebrating Memorial Day. All active and inactive military personnel and veterans will get in for FREE*! Not valid with any other offer or discount. Valid ID required. ...

Posted By: Stephanie Brinkman | Category: Community Interest



Mar 20

Amazing Race, Dinner and Auction

Read for Literacy’s Amazing Race, Dinner and Auction presented by United HealthCare Community Plan is just around the corner. We are now accepting registrations for teams of four to join us in the HUNT on Saturday, April 9 at 4 pm. The event ...

Posted By: Rhonda B. Sewell | Category: Community Interest



Mar 20

Free Helicopter Drop Easter Egg Hunt

The Church on Strayer Road and at the Northwood and Fremont Ohio campuses would like to invite the community for a free community Easter egg hunt as 125,000 candy and prize filled eggs will be dropped via a helicopter over all there campuses. ...

Posted By: John Rankins | Category: Community Interest



Mar 20

Fangboner Farms Products Sold at Toledo Botanical Garden

(Holland, OH) Fangboner Farms all natural herb teas and culinary blends are now available at the Toledo Botanical Gardens in the Seasons Gift Shop. These locally grown and produced herb products have previously only been available at ...

Posted By: Jan Aguilar | Category: Community Interest



Mar 13

Maumee Valley Country Day School Quiz Bowl Team Repeats as TAAC Champions for Fifth Consecutive Year

The Maumee Valley Country Day School Quiz Bowl team won the TAAC Quiz Bowl Championship Tournament March 5th at Cardinal Stritch High School. The team was undefeated in all five matches, with the closest match against Ottawa Hills where Maumee ...

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



Mar 13

Short Film by Toledo Zoo Staff Members Wins Film Festival

TOLEDO, Ohio — Toledo Zoo videographer, Alex Goetz, and biologist, Justin Grubb, can now add the title award-winning filmmakers to their resumes. Goetz and Grubb’s film, “To the Explorers” took top honors at the Nat Geo Wild ...

Posted By: Andi Norman | Category: Community Interest



Mar 13

Spring Attic Treasures Rummage Sale

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 29 and 30, 2016 between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm each day. For more ...

Posted By: Norman Gregory | Category: Community Interest



Mar 13

Free Film Screening: Prison Terminal

First Unitarian Church of Toledo presents: Prison Terminal The Last Days of Private Jack Hall - Academy Award Nominee Best Documentary Short Subject - Monday, April 4th 6 PM 3205 Glendale Ave, Toledo Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack ...

Posted By: Luanne Billstein | Category: Community Interest



Mar 13

Four of Nation’s Best Senior Living Homes in Toledo, OH

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: pr@senioradvisor.com ----- Four of Nation’s Best Senior Living Homes in Toledo For the third year in a row, SeniorAdvisor.com has released its Best of Senior Living awards. For every family in the country ...

Posted By: Jessie Files | Category: Community Interest



Mar 04

Owens to Host Transportation Technologies Career Fair

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, March 3, 2016 – Owens Community College will host the 2016 Career Fair for transportation technology industries Wednesday, March 16 in the Transportation Technologies building on Owens’ Toledo-area Campus, ...

Posted By: Jared Meade | Category: Community Interest



Mar 03

Candice L. Harrison Named Director of Communications at Toledo Museum of Art

TOLEDO, Ohio – Candice L. Harrison has been named director of communications at the Toledo Museum of Art, effective March 7. Museum director Brian Kennedy said Harrison will be responsible for all of the Museum’s internal and ...

Posted By: Teri Sharp | Category: Community Interest



Mar 03

Toledo Zoo Provides Home to Brown Bears

TOLEDO, OHIO-- The Zoo is pleased to be able to provide a home for a rescued young male Kodiak bear. Dodge, about one year old and named after his human rescuer, Harry Dodge, an Alaskan hunt guide, has been introduced to the rescued one year old ...

Posted By: Andi Norman | Category: Community Interest