Press Releases - 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



Jun 28

Brandon Sehlhorst Named Commissioner of Economic Development

Brandon Sehlhorst, senior manager, site selection, for the Regional Growth Partnership, will be the commissioner of economic development for the city of Toledo effective July 8, Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz announced today. “Brandon is extremely ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Jun 26

Lucas County Democratic Party Considers Applications for Toledo City Council District Three

After many decades of dedicated service to Northwest Ohio, Toledo City Councilman Peter Ujvagi has decided not to run for re-election. There is, therefore, no endorsed Democratic candidate for Toledo City Council District Three. However, the Lucas ...

Posted By: Kurt Young | Category: Community Interest



Jun 20

Mayor Kapszukiewicz Testifies on House Bill 252

Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz, vice chairman of the Lucas County Land Bank, testified today before the House Economic and Workforce Development Committee in support of House Bill 252, which creates a $50 million fund in Ohio to help land banks ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Jun 19

Mud Hens Trainer Named to 2019 Triple-A All-Star

TOLEDO, OH- Toledo Mud Hens Athletic Trainer Chris McDonald will join the Field Staff for the 2019 Ronald McDonald House Charities Triple-A All-Star Game. The 32nd annual contest will take place at Southwest University Park in El Paso, Texas on ...

Posted By: Andi Roman | Category: Community Interest



Jun 19

Honor Our Fathers / Honor Our Planet: Celebration Walk

June 22, 1:00-2:30pm "The Earth is what we all have in common." Wendell Barry. Joe’s Yoga & Fitness invites all to join in community for a Father's Day/Summer Solstice Celebration Walk to appreciate and remember ALL our Fathers past, ...

Posted By: Joe Sparks | Category: Community Interest



Jun 12

Museum Café and Pizza Cat partnership inspires new menu offerings

Two restaurants known for their use of local fixings to create fun, creative menus are teaming up to share ingredients to create new dishes for diners at both locations. The Toledo Museum of Art and Pizza Cat will offer new menu items inspired by ...

Posted By: Mike Brice | Category: Community Interest



Jun 11

Toledo Night Market to be held on Saturday, June 15

Inspired by night markets from around the world, the Toledo Night Market will transform the Toledo Farmers’ Market into an evening of lights, food, live music and culture from 6-11 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, 2019. Toledo Night Market will ...

Posted By: Kari Bucher | Category: Community Interest



Jun 04

Glass City Record Show 6/16/19

Come get your VINYL on at the Glass City Record Show on Sunday, June 16, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 4256 Secor in Toledo. Records, tapes, CDs, 33s. 45s, 78s, posters and other music memorabilia! 10-4 pm, Adm. $1.Press Release Contact Name: ...

Posted By: Becky Locke-Gagnon | Category: Community Interest



May 22

Toledo Museum of Art to host professional development conference for educators June 14

K-12 teachers will receive 10 continuing education contact hours for participationTOLEDO, Ohio – The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) will host a continuing education conference for teachers Friday, June 14. Drawn to Learn: Visual Strategies for ...

Posted By: Mike Brice | Category: Community Interest



May 22

Over the Edge for Victory

Toledo's only rappelling fundraiser! The first 85 individuals to raise $1,000 to benefit The Victory Center will have the opportunity to rappel 225 feet down the Toledo Edison Building in downtown Toledo on Friday, September 6. All proceeds stay in ...

Posted By: Karen Evans | Category: Community Interest