Press Releases - Community Interest


Oct 16

Historic Regional Water Commission Approved By All Partners

Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz today thanked the city’s partners upon approval of the historic regional water commission by each community involved. “Toledo and its neighbors have been working for more than 30 years to try to solve the ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Oct 14

Electronics Recycling Drive

October is Correct Recycling Month! We’re making it easy to correctly recycle all of your hazardous e-waste by hosting a FREE Electronics Recycling Drive, Saturday, October 19th! Bring your old, unwanted, and non-working electronics to ...

Posted By: Kaitlin | Category: Community Interest



Oct 03

Culture-X

The Maumee Valley Country Day School Am-Afro Club will Host Culture-X on October 25, 2019, from 5:00 – 8:00 pm. Culture-X is an event where African-American leaders, entrepreneurs, and activists can come and discuss important issues in the ...

Posted By: Melissa Kuhl | Category: Community Interest



Oct 03

Initial Prekindergarten Financial Support Received

Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz, Toledo Public Schools, Washington Local Schools, the United Way of Greater Toledo, the Toledo Community Foundation, and ProMedica announced today that the first two phases toward implementation of universal access to ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Sep 30

Celebration of Wine & Food Benefitting Toledo Animal Rescue

Mark your calendars! The Toledo Animal Rescue’s Celebration of Wine and Food Event will be held this year on October 9, 2019, from 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm at Manhattan’s Pub ‘n Cheer in Uptown Toledo. Celebrants will taste four wines, ...

Posted By: Charley | Category: Community Interest



Sep 30

Toledo Out of the Darkness Community Walk

Why We Walk Each year, suicide claims more lives than war, murder, and natural disasters combined. Yet suicide prevention doesn't receive anywhere near the funding as other leading causes of death. It's up to Walkers like us to make a difference. ...

Posted By: Peggy Myers | Category: Community Interest



Sep 24

AAA Sylvania Block Party

AAA is hosting an appreciation day to show support to neighboring businesses and a thank you to members and non-members alike. Everyone is welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served, including hot dogs, chips and beverages. Register for car care ...

Posted By: Kara Hitchens | Category: Community Interest



Sep 17

What can $85 million do for Lake Erie?

Joy Mulinex, Gov. Mike DeWine's chief advisor for Lake Erie, will speak at 7 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Toledo Yacht Club. She'll discuss plans for the $85 million included in the governor's H2Ohio initiative this year, to be spent on cleaning and ...

Posted By: Tahree Lane | Category: Community Interest



Sep 16

Council and Mayor Recognize National Hispanic Heritage Month

City of Toledo officials will issue a council resolution and a mayoral proclamation in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month during a news conference at 3 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 17 on the first floor of One Government Center. National Hispanic Heritage ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Sep 11

Child Safety Seminar

Saturday Seminar 2019 Resurrection Lutheran Church (2250 S. Holland Sylvania Rd) From: Rev. Peter Hagen (419) 262-8280 pastorhagen@icloud.com For Immediate Release Community Child Safety Seminar Featuring Victor Vieth, MA, JD Community educational ...

Posted By: Rev. Peter Hagen | Category: Community Interest



Sep 11

TSA Earns its 7th ENERGY STAR Certification

Toledo School for the Arts has announced that they have earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR® certification for superior energy performance. This is the 7th year that TSA has earned the ENERGY STAR, ...

Posted By: Laura Doles | Category: Community Interest



Sep 09

Umbrella of Care Massage Benefit

Umbrella of Care Community Outreach Programs present their annual Massage Benefit on Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 8:30 – 3:00pm at Friendship Baptist Church, 5301 Nebraska Avenue Toledo, Ohio 43615. The event is sponsored by Orion ...

Posted By: Sandra Gill | Category: Community Interest



Aug 27

Pack a Pickup

Pack a Pickup is a fun competition used to collect food for those in need in Northwest Ohio. Each week we travel to a local high school football game, where the home school tries to Pack a Pickup full with non-perishable food items. At the end of ...

Posted By: Brittany | Category: Community Interest



Aug 27

St. Rep. Paula Hicks-Hudson speaks on Lake Erie funding

Ohio's new budget will spend nearly $200 million to clean the state's waters, including the polluted western basin of Lake Erie. But will it make any difference? Will it stop the annual pea-green blanket of harmful algal blooms that puts drinking ...

Posted By: Tahree Lane | Category: Community Interest



Aug 23

Local Church Celebrates Year 102

Everyone is cordially invited to come to St. Paul AME Zion Church, 954 Belmont St. , Toledo, OH this Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 11 am EST. The church will be celebrating its 102nd Anniversary. Come join us, fellowship with us, and celebrate with us. ...

Posted By: Amber Hawkins | Category: Community Interest



Aug 16

Women's Economic Empowerment Power Hour Luncheon

As part of the Women of Toledo’s Women Economic Empowerment Series Program, WOT’s third session of the year, Women Economic Empowerment III: The Future of Work, will be held on Thursday, August 29, 2019, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. ...

Posted By: Kristina ElSayed | Category: Community Interest



Aug 13

Lucas County Democratic Party to Celebrate Opening of the Early Vote Center

The Lucas County Board of Elections will be opening the Early Vote Center, at the corner ofMonroe & 13th Street in downtown Toledo, August 13th at 8 AM for the Toledo & Maumee City Council Primaries. To celebrate, the Lucas County Democratic Party ...

Posted By: Kurt Young | Category: Community Interest



Aug 11

Thera-Med Introduces “Reclaim Your Brain” Recovery Service

Summary: Thera-Med introduces their original addiction recovery program known as “Reclaim Your Brain”, authored by Dr. Nancy Sturtz and Dr. Sue Gross. Thera-Med has introduced their original addiction recovery program known as ...

Posted By: Dr. James Buldas | Category: Community Interest



Aug 11

Festival of Choirs

Invitation to everyone to come to St. Paul AME Zion Church, 954 Belmont St., Toledo, OH this Sunday, August 11th 2019 at 4 pm. Choirs participating include St. Paul AME Zion Church's own Victory in Praise choir and choirs from Macedonia Missionary ...

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



Aug 05

Sneak Peek at Living History Day - August 14 at Way Library

Voices from Wood County’s Past: The Wood County Paupers’ Cemetery On Wednesday, August 14 at 6:30 p.m., Way Library will be the venue for a sneak peek of the 16th annual Living History Day portrayals sponsored by the Wood County ...

Posted By: Rose Mills | Category: Community Interest



Jul 31

UToledo Film grad rockets from internship to job in New York

John Leo, who graduated from the University of Toledo this year with a BA in Film, credits the relationships he built at UToledo as one of the major reasons for his current success. Leo says, “Networking really is everything. You’ll hear ...

Posted By: Angela Riddel | Category: Community Interest



Jul 31

Reign Nation School Supply Drop

Thee Toledo Reign Women’s Tackle Football Franchise will be holding their inaugural Reign Nation Student Supply Drop event on Sunday, August 11th from 1-3pm at Avenida Fashion, 3944 Secor Road, Toledo, Ohio. At the Reign Nation Student Supply ...

Posted By: Michael Brown | Category: Community Interest



Jul 23

The University of Toledo Biodesign Teams competes successfully at the international Biodesign Challenge in New York

Two teams from the University of Toledo Biodesign Challenge competed in New York in June at the international Biodesign Challenge Summit and did exceptionally well. Barbara Miner, chair of the UToledo Department of Arts says, “In only our ...

Posted By: Barbara WF Miner | Category: Community Interest



Jul 23

Rain Barrel Workshop

Lucas SWCD, Partners for Clean Streams and the Village of Ottawa Hills are teaming up to host a July Rain Barrel Workshop! The location is the Ottawa Hills Elementary New Gym at 3602 Indian Road in Ottawa Hills, but the parking lot entrance is off ...

Posted By: Amanda Kovach | Category: Community Interest



Jul 17

ProMedica Gift Supports Convention Center Redevelopment

TOLEDO, Ohio, July 15, 2019 – ProMedica, a not-for-profit, mission-based health, and well-being organization, today announced a commitment for a gift to the Toledo-Lucas County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau to support the planned ...

Posted By: Tausha Moore | Category: Community Interest



Jul 11

Drop Off Refuse and Recycling Event Saturday, July 13

The next Engage Toledo Drop Off Refuse and Recycling Event is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, July 13 at Keyser Elementary School, 3900 Hill Ave. Acceptable items include electronic waste, but no televisions, CRT monitors, or appliances; 10 tires, on ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Jul 11

You’ve Got Maids of Toledo Helping Cancer Patients

Toledo, OH – July 9, 2019 – You’ve Got Maids of Toledo, a residential and small business cleaning franchise, has teamed up with Cleaning For A Reason, an international nonprofit serving cancer patients through free house cleanings. ...

Posted By: Chris Anthony | Category: Community Interest



Jul 11

Tammy's Walk - A Walk Against Domestic Violence

Tammy Bowlin-Macrae was murdered by her boyfriend on Saturday, August 25, 2007, in Toledo, Ohio. This was a terrible tragedy for our family but one that affects so many more. In hopes of bringing heightened awareness to domestic violence in our own ...

Posted By: Lisa Grady | Category: Community Interest



Jul 10

Ohio Afterschool Network pays a visit Northwest Ohio’s Summer Meal Partners for Summer Learning Week

Toledo, OH – Ohio Afterschool Network (OAN) will be visiting regions across the state during National Summer Learning Week, July 8-13. National Summer Learning Week is a celebration dedicated to elevating the importance of keeping kids ...

Posted By: Michelle Klinger | Category: Community Interest



Jul 09

Find Sober Life Through Passion And Support

In the heart of West Toledo, in the epicenter of the opiate epidemic, in the midst of his own journey of recovery, one local artist is opening his doors to the community to share the power of addiction recovery support coupled with the beauty of art ...

Posted By: Allison M. Schroeder | Category: Community Interest