Press Releases - 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



Dec 30

Pure Barre Comes to Toledo

– Residents of Northwest Ohio can now lift, tone, burn at Pure Barre’s newest franchise location in Toledo. Pure Barre is the nation’s largest and fastest growing barre concept with more than 300 studios across the United States ...

Posted By: Mo Sheahan | Category: Community Interest



Dec 24

Helping Hens Winter Benefit with the Detroit Tigers Thursday, January 21, 2016

TOLEDO, OH -- Sit by the baseball hot stove and enjoy dinner at the BirdCage restaurant at Fifth Third Field for the annual Winter Benefit with the Detroit Tigers on Thursday, January 21, 2016, featuring Tigers Manager, Brad Ausmus* and infielder ...

Posted By: Andi Roman | Category: Community Interest



Dec 24

Older Adults to Receive Free Christmas Meal

Older Adults to Receive the Gifts of Each Other’s Presence and Meal on Christmas For many older adults, especially those who recently lost a loved one, the holidays can be a lonely time. Instead of being alone while others are opening up ...

Posted By: Justin Moor | Category: Community Interest



Dec 24

Make "Becoming a Foster Parent" Your New Year's Resolution

Help Lucas County Children By Becoming A Licensed Foster/Adoptive Parent. (TOLEDO, Ohio–December 8, 2015)—Lucas County Children Services (LCCS) is looking ahead to 2016 and asking individuals and families to make becoming a licensed ...

Posted By: Julie Malkin | Category: Community Interest



Dec 16

Wild Toledo’s Native Prairies Honored

TOLEDO, Ohio – Wild Toledo, the Toledo Zoo’s local conservation organization, was awarded the 2015 Public Agency Native Landscape Award from the Oak Openings Region Chapter of Wild Ones for the installation and upkeep of native prairies ...

Posted By: Andi Norman | Category: Community Interest



Dec 16

Toledo Company Receives $195,000 Loan from the State

See attached.Press Release Contact Name: Morgan Bleich-Lee Press Release Contact Email: morgan.bleich-lee@development.ohio.gov Press Release Contact Phone: 614-728-0989 Organization Name: Ohio Development Services Agency Website or Link: ...

Posted By: Morgan Bleich-Lee | Category: Community Interest



Nov 30

Nearly 2,000 Wreaths Will Honor Toledo-area Veterans

Veterans’ graves will be decorated with donated wreathsSYLVANIA, Ohio - Each year, Toledo Memorial Park participates in the national Wreaths Across America program to honor our country’s fallen heroes. This year's ceremonial placing of ...

Posted By: Laura Kronmann | Category: Community Interest



Nov 30

Inspire Toledo 2016 "A Red Raffle Evening" be Part of It!

Inspire Toledo – February 27, 2016 Inspire Toledo 2016 "A Red Raffle Evening" be Part of It! This event will be held at the Registry Bistro at 144 N. Superior St., Toledo, OH 43604 from 7:00 p.m. through 11:00 p.m. Arrival time is 6:00 p.m. ...

Posted By: Katie Bush | Category: Community Interest



Nov 25

Toledo Zoo Vet Part of Group to Collar First Snow Leopard in Kyrgyzstan

The so-called “ghost cat” just became a spot less elusive. During his recent field work with Panthera, the global wild cat conservation organization based in New York, Dr. Ric Berlinski, senior veterinarian at Toledo Zoo, helped place a ...

Posted By: Andi Norman | Category: Community Interest



Nov 23

Tree Lighting Ceremony Offers Chance for Families to Remember, Give Back

SYLVANIA, Ohio – Toledo Memorial Park will hold its annual tree lighting ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, at 4 p.m. Each year the event offers attendees opportunities to remember loved ones. Names scroll on TV monitors during the ceremony, ...

Posted By: Laura Kronmann | Category: Community Interest



Nov 23

St. Francis de Sales Thanksgiving Baskets

Invitation to media representatives to join us for this annual event: St. Francis de Sales School continues its long-standing tradition of delivering Thanksgiving baskets to families in our community. The day will begin with an all school mass and ...

Posted By: Nicole Hale | Category: Community Interest



Nov 23

Local Computer Training Company Doing Free Trainings 11/28

As part of Shop Small Saturday, Your Computer Needs of Toledo, LLC continues its the 10th Anniversary with this FREE event to the public entitled “Enjoy Your Coffee With Your Computer Needs of Toledo, LLC” Saturday, Novmeber 28, 2015 11 ...

Posted By: Amber S. Hawkins | Category: Community Interest



Nov 18

Santa, St. Francis and the Animals Holiday Event Planned

Science Alliance for Valuing the Environment, Inc. (S.A.V.E.) presents “Santa, St. Francis and the Animals” on Saturday, December 12, from 2 – 4 p.m. in the Canticle Center, 5335 Silica Drive, in Sylvania. The festivities include a ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Community Interest



Nov 18

Owens Theatre Program and the Valentine Theatre Partner for Schools Helping Schools

Community members are cordially invited to support the second annual, Schools Helping Schools, a partnership with the Valentine Theatre’s education outreach program, by purchasing a patron ticket that includes a private dessert reception ...

Posted By: Jared Meade | Category: Community Interest



Nov 16

Local Church to Provide Thanksgiving Meals for 600 Families

Toledo, OH - November , 16 2015 - The First Apostolic Church, 5701 W. Sylvania Ave in Toledo, Ohio will be providing gift baskets containing items for a complete Thanksgiving meal to 600 families in the Toledo Area on November 22. The meals will ...

Posted By: FAC Toledo | Category: Community Interest



Nov 12

$1 Million Commitment from Owens Corning Supports Educational Mission of Toledo Museum of Art

The Owens Corning Foundation Inc. has made a $1 million commitment to support the educational mission of the Toledo Museum of Art. The gift, to be paid over a five-year period, will help to underwrite art education programs and the ...

Posted By: Teri Sharp | Category: Community Interest



Nov 10

Toledo Flavors Offers Downtown Delights Dessert Tour

Toledo Flavors launched a new tour, Downtown Delights, which features delectable desserts from local food artisans and restaurants including Rachel’s Handmade Ice Cream, Grumpy’s, Sugarbean, Rachel Michael’s Popcorn, Maddie and ...

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Nov 04

Toledo Zoo Capital Levy Renewal Approved

The Toledo Zoo is extremely grateful to the voters of Lucas County for the passage of Issue 11, our 1 mill capital levy renewal. The Zoo would like to thank Lucas County voters for their long-term support of our historic facility, mission and goals. ...

Posted By: Andi Norman | Category: Community Interest



Nov 02

Celebrity Chef Fr. Leo Patalinghug to Speak at Catholic Charities’ Fall Celebration

Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo will host a fall celebration featuring celebrity chef and author Fr. Leo Patalinghug. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 4 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 6165 Levis Commons Blvd., Perrysburg, Ohio.Fr. ...

Posted By: Amber Stargell | Category: Community Interest



Nov 02

Learn More About Friends of Juvenile Court

Friends of Juvenile Court, Inc. was established to promote the welfare of families and the well-being of children in contact with the Lucas County Juvenile Court. There are many rewarding and uplifting activities involving the Juvenile Court, and ...

Posted By: Julie Pompa | Category: Community Interest



Nov 02

Mike Sevi Memorial Trivia Night

Enjoy a great night of trivia and support Planned Pethood (PPI) at The Mike Sevi Memorial Trivia Night! Mike loved trivia and PPI, so we're honoring him with a night all his own. Saturday, November 7, 2015 7 to 11 pm Carpenters local 351 9278 Bass ...

Posted By: Julie Pompa | Category: Community Interest