Press Releases - Community Interest


Mar 03

4th Annual Women of the World Symposium

4th Annual Women of the World Symposium (W.O.W.) W.O.W. is a collaborative effort of multiple women-owned businesses, women-focused organizations and individuals that share a common goal and interest: the wellbeing and empowerment of women and ...

Posted By: alcy barakat | Category: Community Interest



Mar 03

St. Paul AME Zion 3-day Dinner Sale March 4-6, 2016

St. Paul AME Zion Church, on the corner of Belmont and Hawley in Toledo, OH, will be having a 3-day dinner sale this coming Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, March 4, 5, and 6, 2016. On March 4 and 5, it'll be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. On March 6, 2016, ...

Posted By: St. Paul AME Zion Church | Category: Community Interest



Mar 03

One of the Workshop Presenters for 4th Annual WOW Symposium

Amber S. Hawkins, President/CEO of Your Computer Needs of Toledo, LLC, will be one of the workshop presenters for the upcoming 4th Annual WOW Symposium. It'll be held March 19, 2016, starting at 9 a.m. at Start High School, 2010 Tremainsville Road ...

Posted By: Amber Hawkins | Category: Community Interest



Feb 27

Maumee Valley Country Day School Issue Day 2016 – Planet Green: Goals for a Sustainable Future

On Friday, March 4th from 12:30-3:00pm, Maumee Valley Country Day School’s Global Leadership Program will be hosting their annual Issue Day.Issue Day is an event put on every year. In the past, the junior class has hosted the event, however, ...

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



Feb 27

Discount Coupons during March at the Toledo Zoo

TOLEDO, Ohio — Whether the month of March comes in like a lion or goes out like a lamb, the Toledo Zoo remains your source for affordable family fun. During the first three weeks of March, the Zoo is offering discounted admission coupons. The ...

Posted By: Andi Norman | Category: Community Interest



Feb 23

Owen's Nursing Programs Receive Five-Year Approval from Ohio Board of Nursing

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Feb. 18, 2016 – Owens Community College recently received official notice from the State of Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN) that the nursing programs have been granted full approval for a period of five years. “We ...

Posted By: Jared C. Meade | Category: Community Interest



Feb 23

Toledo School for the Arts Ranked Number One Charter School in the State

TOLEDO, OHIO - Toledo School for the Arts (TSA) has been ranked the #1 Charter School in Ohio. “This designation is very exciting,“ explained TSA Director Dr. Douglas Mead. “The Niche rating is largely based on reviews by parents, ...

Posted By: Lindsay Williams | Category: Community Interest



Feb 23

More Than 40 Companies to Offer Employment Positions at Career and Internship Fair at Lourdes University

The Collegiate Employ-Net Career and Internship Fair takes place on Friday, April 1 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Franciscan Center of Lourdes University, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania. Collegiate Employ-Net is a consortium of 20 colleges and ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Community Interest



Feb 23

Owens Community College to Host Green Industry Career and Job Fair

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Feb. 22, 2016 – Area residents and students with career aspirations in a green industry-related field are invited to learn about and explore various seasonal employment opportunities available throughout the region ...

Posted By: Jared Meade | Category: Community Interest



Feb 21

Sylvania Community Action Team Hosts Hot Cocoa 5K Run/Walk

Sylvania Community Action Team (SCAT), in cooperation with Dave’s Running Shop, will sponsor their 1st Annual 5K Race/1 Mile Walk, Saturday, February 20th at Olander Park, 6930, West Sylvania, Sylvania. Race Day Registration begins at 7:30 ...

Posted By: Deb Chany | Category: Community Interest



Feb 15

4th Annual Women Of The World Symposium

In celebration of National Women's History Month, you are cordially invited to attend the 4th Annual Women Of The World Symposium, March 19th at Start High School. 8:30 registration and continental breakfast. W.O.W. is a collaborative effort of ...

Posted By: CeCe Norwood | Category: Community Interest



Feb 09

Cynthia Thompson Appointed Chair of Toledo Museum of Art Board

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Toledo Museum of Art Board of Directors have elected Cynthia Thompson as chair, effective January 2016.Thompson, a Museum board member and supporter for more than a decade, has a history of success in both industry and ...

Posted By: Teri Sharp | Category: Community Interest



Feb 09

The Toledo Area Humane Society to Hold Valentine’s Day Barkery Sale

The Toledo Area Humane Society will be hosting a bake sale for Valentine’s Day. The Valentine’s Day Barkery Sale will be held Saturday, February 13th, and Sunday, February 14th, from 12-5 pm. We will have a wide variety of delicious ...

Posted By: Jessica LaValley | Category: Community Interest



Feb 05

Metroparks Director Named Professional Of The Year

Steve Madewell, executive director of Metroparks of the Toledo Area, was honored Tuesday night with the professional of the year award from the Ohio Parks and Recreation Association. The award was presented at a banquet during OPRA’s annual ...

Posted By: Scott Carpenter | Category: Community Interest



Feb 05

The Toledo Area Humane Society to hold Super Bowl Donation Drive

The Toledo Area Humane Society is hosting a Super Bowl Donation Drive at the new shelter. Drop off a donation in honor of your pick for the Super Bowl 50 Champions! TAHS is always in need of items like canned cat and dog food, non-clumping kitty ...

Posted By: Jessica LaValley | Category: Community Interest



Feb 01

Oral Surgeon Joins Novi MI Dental Practice

Dr. Fadia Abdouni, one of just 10 female oral surgeons in the state of Michigan, has joined the Goldstein Dental Group, with offices in Novi and Dearborn. Dr. Raphael Goldstein, DDS, said, “All of us at Goldstein Dental Group are very excited ...

Posted By: Patrick Giammarco | Category: Community Interest



Feb 01

White House Drug Policy Director to Hold Opioids Community Forum at University of Toledo

On Monday, February 1, White House National Drug Control Policy Director Michael Botticelli will travel to Toledo, Ohio, to host a community forum on evidence-based programs to prevent and treat prescription drug abuse and heroin use. This is one of ...

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Feb 01

Sheila Odesky Appointed to Second Term as Library Board President

Sheila Odesky of Sylvania, a retiree and community volunteer, was sworn in this morning as President of the Toledo Lucas County Public Library’s Board of Trustees. It is Mrs. Odesky’s second term as president. Mrs. Odesky has formerly ...

Posted By: Susan Gibney | Category: Community Interest



Feb 01

Children Receive Free Dental Services During Annual Give Kids a Smile Day at Owens

Owens’ Dental Hygiene program, in collaboration with the Toledo Dental Society, will be offering a day of free dental services for children ages six months to 18 years with limited or no access to care. The event will take place Friday, Feb. ...

Posted By: Jared C. Meade | Category: Community Interest



Jan 31

5th Annual BD's Guest Griller Fundraiser

Come eat delicious food and support students embarking on mission trips to Pensacola, Florida and Guatemala City, Guatemala. What’s included: One Bowl of Stir-fry, Soup, Salad, Soft Drink and Tax (Tip not included) Price: $25 Adults (11 and ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Community Interest



Jan 28

Polar Bear Cub Born at the Toledo Zoo

The Toledo Zoo is excited to announce the birth of a polar bear cub on December 3, 2015. Sixteen-year-old mother, Crystal, is caring for the yet to be named cub off-exhibit. The Zoo’s animal care staff is carefully observing the cub’s ...

Posted By: Andi Norman | Category: Community Interest



Jan 24

Maumee Artist Donates Time and Creative Talents to Illustrate Children’s Books for Cancer Connection of Northwest Ohio, Inc.

Maumee artist Greg Justus, recently donated his time and artistic talents to illustrate a series of 3 children’s books written by Cancer Connection of Northwest Ohio’s founder, Jean Schoen. The children’s books, written for a ...

Posted By: Jean Schoen | Category: Community Interest



Jan 24

6th Annual Pancake Breakfast to Benefit Special Olympics

For years, the Free and Accepted Masons of Ohio have been supporters of the Ohio Special Olympics. This year, our lodge is continuing the support of the Ohio Special Olympics by hosting our 6th Annual Pancake Breakfast where all proceeds to benefit ...

Posted By: Sean Howell | Category: Community Interest



Jan 21

Elvis Live - LanePark Oregon

Please join us Thursday, January 28th for "Elvis Live" starring Greg Jaqua. Doors open at 6:15 for cocktails and hor d'oeuvres with the show starting at 7:00pm. Tickets are $5 to benefit our local military families. Seating is limited, RSVP to ...

Posted By: Angela R. Swolsky | Category: Community Interest



Jan 15

Lifelong Learning Offers Educational and Fun Lectures and Hot Topics

The Lourdes University Lifelong Learning program has compiled a great lineup of spring lectures and hot topics. The events are held on select Fridays at the Franciscan Center of Lourdes University, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania. Lectures begin at ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Community Interest



Jan 15

Boy Scout Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

Boy Scout Troop 210 will be hosting a Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser to benefit Providence Lutheran Church on January 19, 5-6:30pm at the church. The church is located at the corner of Albon Road and Airport Highway in Springfield Township. Cost: $5 ...

Posted By: Tami Norris | Category: Community Interest



Jan 12

New Business Celebrates Opening in West Toledo

TOLEDO, Ohio – Jan. 11, 2016 – A new business in a familiar location has opened in West Toledo, and a January celebration and ribbon cutting is planned to introduce them to the community. Castillo Funeral Home is located at 1757 ...

Posted By: Emily Loss | Category: Community Interest



Jan 11

MLK – Commemoration Worship Service

A diverse group of church leaders from the Maumee and Greater Toledo area are joining together to put their faith into action and honor the dream of Martin Luther King, Jr. King had a dream of freedom. In a commemoration worship service, January ...

Posted By: Bill Woodruff | Category: Community Interest



Jan 08

2015 a Record Year at the Toledo Zoo

Toledo, OHIO— The final numbers are in and 2015 was a banner year for the Toledo Zoo! In fact, over 1.3 million people came to the Zoo this past year. That number surpasses by 50,000 visitors the previous record that was set in 1988 when giant ...

Posted By: Andi Norman | Category: Community Interest



Jan 05

The Maumee Valley Historical Society to Host Antique Show and Sale

The Maumee Valley Historical Society is proud to host the 47th Annual Antique Show and Sale in January this year. Vendors from across the country will be selling quality antiques at various price points for both beginning and advanced collectors. ...

Posted By: Kevin Rupp | Category: Community Interest