Press Releases - Community Interest

Jan 08

Ohio Farmers will learn to be better environmental stewards

Farms in Northwest Ohio will be the first in the state to gain certification as environmentally sustainable, a project funded by the governor's H2Ohio program. Mike Libben will explain plans to spend $30.3 million in 2020, at 7 p.m. Thursday, ...

Posted By: Tahree Lane | Category: Community Interest

Dec 13

All Saints Lutheran Church FREE 25th Annual Live Nativity

FREE Drive-Thru Living Nativity ... Telling the Christmas Story Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 21 & 22, 6-8 pm ALL SAINTS LUTHERAN CHURCH 5445 Heatherdowns Blvd. (west of Reynolds Rd.) Toledo, OH 43614 * Live Animals (including camels) * Costumed ...

Posted By: Carole Johnson | Category: Community Interest

Dec 05

Dec. 13 Holiday Night Market to Provide Festive Shopping

Toledo Night (Holiday) Market will be held from 4-9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, at The Stables at Wheeler Farms, 11781 Obee Road in Whitehouse, Ohio. The festive holiday market will feature music, twinkly lights, and shopping to pick up that ...

Posted By: Kari Bucher | Category: Community Interest

Dec 04

NW Ohio's New Wetlands - Thur. 12/12/19 at Manos

Northwest Ohio will have more wetlands in the coming year: 24 will be newly constructed or reconnected to ditches, creeks, and rivers in an effort to deliver cleaner water to Lake Erie, thereby helping to reduce the annual summer scourge of harmful ...

Posted By: Tahree Lane | Category: Community Interest

Nov 25

Toledo Joins the Global Climate Strike

11-21-19 Contact: Jennifer Day Toledo Joins the Global Climate Strike Again For the second time this year, Toledo Area Residents gathered to share their stories of why they are participating in the Global Climate Strike on Friday, November, 29. Each ...

Posted By: Jennifer Day | Category: Community Interest

Nov 19

City of Toledo Lead Grant Applications Streamlined

The city of Toledo has streamlined lead grant applications for owner occupied and rental lead abatement grant assistance. The new applications are now nine pages for landlords and five pages for owner occupied applications – both down from 17 ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest

Nov 12

Santa and More Breakfast

Santa and More Breakfast Saturday, December 7, 2019 9am ADMISSION PRICE IS CANNED FOOD FOR FEED YOUR NEIGHBOR PROGRAM St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church 5240 Talmadge Rd. Toledo OH For Reservations Call 419-473-1187 (Church) or 419-376-2551 ...

Posted By: Cindy Hayes | Category: Community Interest

Oct 30

Public Input Needed for Consolidated Plan forDept of HUD

The City of Toledo submits a Consolidated Plan to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development every five years. The plan identifies housing and community development needs and sets the city’s strategic objectives and ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest

Oct 28

Stuff the Truck

Help us “Stuff The Truck” with Thanksgiving fixins’ for families in NW Ohio. This one-day event is hosted at Walt Churchill’s Market on Briarfield in Maumee (6am-6pm) and on Dixie Hwy in Perrysburg (8am-6pm). We need ...

Posted By: Brittany Reichow | Category: Community Interest

Oct 24

Leaf Collection Program Begins Nov. 4

Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz today announced the 2019 Leaf Collection Program will begin on Monday, Nov. 4. A variety of methods will be used to inform residents when leaf collection will occur in each neighborhood. The city will announce to the ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest

Oct 22

A Sylvania Political Candidate Forum

The Sylvania Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Political Forum for all City of Sylvania and Sylvania Township candidates on Wednesday, October 23rd from 7:00pm-8:00pm at the Sylvania Senior Center, 7140 Sylvania Ave. Candidates are asked to ...

Posted By: Michelle Sprott | Category: Community Interest

Oct 22

City Of Maumee Public Forum

The Maumee Chamber of Commerce, Maumee Uptown Business Association, the League of Women Voters of Toledo-Lucas County and the Mirror Newspaper announce a candidate forum. The event will take place on Thursday, October 24 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at ...

Posted By: Ann Fabiszak Payne | Category: Community Interest

Oct 16

Recycle IT, USA Toledo Holds an Electronics Recycling Drive

October is Correct Recycling Month! Recycle IT, USA Toledo is making it easy to correctly recycle all of your hazardous e-waste by hosting a FREE Electronics Recycling Drive, Saturday, October 19th from 9 AM – 12 PM. Bring your old, unwanted, ...

Posted By: Recycle It, Toledo USA | Category: 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


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 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