Press Releases - Community Interest


Aug 26

Zion Lutheran Church Winter Hours

Zion Lutheran Church LCMC 8307 Memorial Hwy. Ottawa Lake Mich. 49267 started our winter hours on Sunday September 13, 2015. Pastor Ron Winslow will lead an Adult Bible Study at 9:00 am. Cindy Young will lead the Children’s Sunday school at ...

Posted By: Norman Gregory | Category: Community Interest



Aug 24

Veteran Outreach & Compatriot Presentations

Greetings and hello everyone. EXCITING NEWS IS IN THE AIR. We are very excited to announce the launch of the US Vets Inc Compatriot Program. Four Wednesdays during the month of September, we will be holding Veteran Outreach & Compatriot ...

Posted By: United States Vets, Inc. | Category: Community Interest



Aug 18

45th Annual Lawn Sale

45TH ANNUAL LAWN SALE The Maumee Valley Historical Society will host its 45th Annual Lawn Sale on September 13, 2015 from 10:00am to 4:00pm. MVHS is going back to the beginnings of the lawn sale when it was truly a community event. Don’t miss ...

Posted By: Kevin Rupp | Category: Community Interest



Aug 13

The Citizens Committee for the Zoo Announce Levy Co-Chairs

The Citizens Committee for the Zoo is proud to announce the co-chairs for the Toledo Zoo’s 2015 Capital Levy Campaign. This year’s levy co-chairs are Fran Anderson, Doni Miller and Bruce Baumhower. ...

Posted By: Andi Norman | Category: Community Interest



Aug 11

Toledo Fair Housing Center Protects Disability Rights, Successfully Resolves Client’s Case

After diligently pursuing a case for two years, Toledo Fair Housing Center has achieved a successful result on behalf of a client with a disability. Attempting to rent an apartment with a dog that serves as an assistance animal, a mother and her ...

Posted By: Sarah Jenkins | Category: Community Interest



Aug 10

Scott's Commercial Truck 3rd Annual Clothing Drive

Scott’s Commercial Truck is hosting their 3rd Annual Clothing Drive September 25th, 2015 from 11am-4pm at their location on 5930 Benore Road, Toledo. Please bring your new or gently used winter clothing: coats, hats, mittens, gloves, or ...

Posted By: Angi | Category: Community Interest



Aug 08

Orangutan Born at the Toledo Zoo

The Toledo Zoo is pleased to announce the birth of a male orangutan. Wakil (Wah-keel), whose name means “spokesman” in Indonesian, was born in the early evening hours of Thursday, July 23. Visitors can see baby and mother indoors at the ...

Posted By: Andi Norman | Category: Community Interest



Aug 07

Paws and Whiskers Cat Shelter to Celebrate 10,000th Adoption

Paws and Whiskers Cat Shelter is looking forward to celebrating its 10,000th cat adoption. Current estimates put the date of the 10,000th adoption at August 14th. With only 12 adoptions left before the big day, this milestone has been a long time ...

Posted By: Jamie Hamilton | Category: Community Interest



Aug 04

“Savour Sylvania” Restaurant Week – August 16-23

The Sylvania Chamber along with local restaurants in the area love community support. Savor Sylvania was developed to remind our area the importance of eating local. The second annual “Savour Sylvania” Restaurant Week will take place ...

Posted By: Laura Glover | Category: Community Interest



Jul 31

UT Department of Music Welcomes New Director of Choral Activities, Dr. Bradley Pierson

UT choral ensemble students will soon see a new face conducting them. The University of Toledo Department of Music today announced the hiring of its next Director of Choral Activities, Dr. Bradley Pierson. He replaces Dr. Stephen Hodge who retired ...

Posted By: Angela Riddel | Category: Community Interest



Jul 30

Groundbreaking Ceremony for King Road Branch Library

The Toledo-Lucas County Public Library is proud to announce a Groundbreaking Ceremony for the King Road Branch Library in Sylvania, OH. The ceremony is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, August 11 in the grassy area off King Road near the ...

Posted By: Rhonda B. Sewell | Category: Community Interest



Jul 30

Rummage in Jr. Fair Building @ Lucas Co. Fair grounds

Planned Pethood and Humane Ohio (both are 501(c)3 non-profit organizations) have teamed up for a HUGE rummage sale (the Jr. Fair Building at the Lucas County Fairgrounds is FULL). The sale is Friday 7/31 (9am-5pm), Saturday 8/1 (9am-5pm) and Sunday ...

Posted By: Mary Torio | Category: Community Interest



Jul 15

Foster Care & Adoption Training Classes - Register Now!

LUCAS COUNTY CHILDREN SERVICES SEEKING NEW FOSTER FAMILIES Help Lucas County Children By Becoming A Licensed Foster/Adoptive Parent. (TOLEDO, Ohio–July 7, 2015)—Lucas County Children Services (LCCS) needs foster families, and is ...

Posted By: Julie Malkin | Category: Community Interest



Jul 10

Franklin Park Mall Girl Scout Lock In

Come join us for a fun-filled event! Shops will stay open for girls to take a late night shopping spree (stay tuned for a list of participating retailers!). Enjoy a late night movie at Rave Cinemas 16 & XD! Badge workshops will be set up for all ...

Posted By: Jodi Kimball | Category: Community Interest



Jul 01

Stautzenberger College Job Fair

JOB FAIR SLATED AT STAUTZENBERGER COLLEGE Maumee, OH. (29JUNE2015) – A FREE community wide job fair is scheduled for Tuesday, July 7, 2015 from 11am-3pm at Stautzenberger College located at 1796 Indian Wood Circle , Arrowhead Park, in Maumee, ...

Posted By: Lori Van Liere | Category: Community Interest



Jun 29

Zion Lutheran Church Ice Cream Social

Zion Lutheran Church 8307 Memorial Hwy. (Old US 223) Ottawa Lake Michigan Is having our annual Ice Cream Social on Sunday JULY 26, 2015 from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm. Ice Cream with toppings will be served and also chicken sandwiches, hot dogs, and chips. ...

Posted By: Norman Gregory | Category: Community Interest



Jun 29

The Franciscan Center announces an exciting line up for July

The Franciscan Center announces an exciting line up for July The Franciscan Center of Lourdes University is pleased to announce the following events. Monday, July 6 through Friday, July 10 The Lourdes University TRiO Support Services department ...

Posted By: Oriana Rife | Category: Community Interest



Jun 29

Public Transit Forum at Mott Branch Library

A listening session hosted by TARTA General Manager Jim Gee. Monday, June 29, 2015 Mott Branch Library, 1085 Dorr Street 4:30 p.m. Refreshments 5:30 p.m. Discussion The Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority is your public bus system and we want to ...

Posted By: Steve Atkinson | Category: Community Interest



Jun 29

Fundraising Garage Sale

The First Apostolic Church of Toledo will be hosting a garage sale fundraiser on June 25-27 to support the Bible Quizzing program. The Beginner and Junior Bible Quiz Teams from the First Apostolic Church, located in Sylvania Township, have qualified ...

Posted By: Cindy | Category: Community Interest



Jun 18

Sylvania Family Bike Ride, Saturday, June 20, 9:30 a.m.

Family Bike Day Centennial Quarry, 5773 Centennial Rd, Sylvania, Ohio. Saturday, June 20, 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Bring your family and friends for a morning ride around the Sylvania Community on trails and lanes, with three routes, each suited to ...

Posted By: Steve Atkinson | Category: Community Interest



Jun 11

Aurora Project Celebrates Opening of New Residence

The Aurora Project will celebrate the opening of its Permanent Supportive Housing Residence (New Beginnings) with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday June 15th from 10-11 am. The four apartment facility located on 529 Elm Street will house women who ...

Posted By: Robert Robinson | Category: Community Interest



Jun 05

Rummage Sale Fri-Sat.

***Rummage Sale This Weekend*** Vintage wedding dresses, clothing, keyboards, shoes, copiers, guitars, clothing, stereo systems, cassette players, daycare items, toys, books, linens, and more! THIS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, JUNE 5TH AND 6TH FROM 9:00 AM ...

Posted By: Megan Davis | Category: Community Interest



May 22

Meaningful Volunteer Opportunity

Interested In Helping Abused And Neglected Children? If YOU are interested in helping abused and neglected children simply decide to become a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA). CASA Volunteers are appointed by Juvenile Court Judges to be the ...

Posted By: CeCe Norwood | Category: Community Interest



May 20

Keep the Lake Clean and Your Lawn Green

Way Library is pleased to present an informational talk sponsored by the City of Perrysburg Department of Public Utilities on Wednesday May 20th at 7:00 p.m. The topic is methods to help prevent future algal blooms on Lake Erie. Learn how the runoff ...

Posted By: Rose Mills | Category: Community Interest



May 18

One Garden At A Time: Renewing Toledo w/Native Wildflowers

Eileen Metress, Emeritus Professor of Public Health and Ecology will show the environmental and economic benefits of planting native wildflowers as she has done in her two-acre yard in west Toledo.Press Release Contact Name: Mike Ferner Press ...

Posted By: Mike Ferner | Category: Community Interest



May 15

Students Win Top Honors at Bible Quiz Tournament

YOUNG STUDENTS WIN TOP HONORS AT NORTHEAST USA REGIONAL JUNIOR BIBLE QUIZZING TOURNAMENT, EARN EARLY ENTRY TO NATIONAL TOURNAMENT IN BRANSON MO. The Junior Team from the First Apostolic Church, located in Sylvania Township, placed first at the ...

Posted By: Cindy | Category: Community Interest



May 12

Golden Retriever Rescue Resource Fundraiser/Twylite Thursday

JUNE 11 GOLDEN RETRIEVER RESCUE RESOURCE FUNDRAISER/TWYLITE THURSDAY Golden Retriever Rescue Resource (GRRR) Twylite Thursday to be held June 11th, rain or shine. 5-8 p.m. at The Pinnacle, located at 1772 Indian Wood Circle in Maumee, Ohio. Tickets ...

Posted By: Lisa Adair | Category: Community Interest



May 12

Toledo-Based Debt Relief Firm Launches New Website

Debt relief firm Smart Money Management announces the launch of their redesigned website, www.smartmoneyforlife.com. Smart Money Management is the result of a merger between Comexx Smart Money and Debt Tech Financial Solutions. The site's new look ...

Posted By: Zahra Aprili | Category: Community Interest



Apr 24

Ohio's Energy Future Tour, Toledo Forum

Moderated by Kevin Moyer, Executive Director, Energy Programs, Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority Co-Sponsored by Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority and BetterBuildings Northwest Ohio Welcome Message: U.S. Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur WHEN: Monday, ...

Posted By: HMSheehan | Category: Community Interest



Apr 24

Easter Seals Clothing Drive/Band Fundraiser

The St. John's bands will be holding a used clothing drive to benefit Easter Seals and the school's band program. Donate your old clothes, linens, shoes, purses and book bags and help support both organizations. The Easter Seals truck will be ...

Posted By: T Norris | Category: Community Interest