Press Releases - Community Interest


May 20

Kiwi Chick Hatched at the Toledo Zoo

TOLEDO, Ohio —Together we can do so much. The bird department at Toledo Zoo collaborated with the North Island Brown Kiwi SSP and Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute to hatch a female Brown Kiwi at the Zoo’s Avian Breeding Center. ...

Posted By: Shayla Moriarty | Category: Community Interest



May 14

June 5 - Census 2020 Lunch & Learn

Bowling Green, OH - Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce announces a Lunch and Learn on “Census 2020” presented in partnership with Bowling Green State University’s Center for Family & Demographic Research, and the Center for ...

Posted By: Kelzey Kuch | Category: Community Interest



May 10

Milk Money For Kids

“Mom, Can I Have Some Milk Money?” Help us answer that question with a “YES!” Thousands of Kids Count on Us Each Summer When school is out, most kids have an enjoyable summertime. But for the one in four children in our ...

Posted By: Brittany | Category: Community Interest



May 07

ProMedica and Heartland Hospice Hosts Free Bereavement Day Camp for Youth

ProMedica Hospice and Heartland Hospice Care will host Camp Fearless for children and adolescents who have experienced the loss of a loved one. The free bereavement day camp is open for children ages 6 to 16 and features therapeutic activities, arts ...

Posted By: Callie Dudek | Category: Community Interest



May 07

Toledo Museum of Art café offers new spring, summer menu

Rotating menu offers lighter, healthy dishes for the warmer monthsTOLEDO, Ohio – The Museum Café at the Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) is now serving its spring, summermenu, featuring healthy, flavorful dishes for the warmer months. ...

Posted By: Mike Brice | Category: Community Interest



May 03

State Farm & Toledo Area Humane Society Come Together to Help Pets in Need

Toledo, Ohio (April 24, 2019): Pet overpopulation is an issue plaguing many cities across the countryand Toledo is no different. We are lucky to have an organization such as the Toledo Area Humane Society that believes in improving the quality of ...

Posted By: Abbey Hall | Category: Community Interest



May 03

Department of Public Utilities Rewards Customers Who Go Green

The Toledo Department of Public Utilities now offers customers the option to “go green” by choosing paperless billing instead of printed statements through the mail. Paperless customers will now receive a $1 credit for each utility ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



May 02

West Toledo YMCA Open House on May 4 Will Offer Chance to Participate in ‘Take It Off, Toledo!’ Wellness and Weight Loss Challenge

Family-oriented Open House from 10 a.m. - noon; community access to the facility all day.TOLEDO, Ohio – May 2, 2019 – The YMCA of Greater Toledo will offer an open house on Saturday, May4, as part of its support of the city’s Take ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Apr 30

City of Toledo - Cherry Street Mission Ministries Partnership Announced

Toledo Public Utilities Director Ed Moore announced a new partnership today with Cherry Street Mission Ministries that will allow students in its call center customer training program to practice their skills at the Engage Toledo call center. ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Apr 26

Mayors Cranley and Kapszukiewicz Make Friendly Wager On ECHL Series

Mayors Wade Kapszukiewicz and John Cranley have agreed on the stakes of a friendly wager as teams from their respective cities prepare to begin the second round of the ECHL Kelly Cup playoffs tonight in Cincinnati. Should the Cincinnati Cyclones win ...

Posted By: Megan Robson | Category: Community Interest



Apr 25

Promedica Community Events in May

ProMedica will offer the following community events in May: AromatherapyDiscuss the special ways that essential oils can be used for everyday health and wellness. This program is free to people with a cancer diagnosis and is sponsored by ProMedica ...

Posted By: Callie Dudek | Category: Community Interest



Apr 25

Edward Drummond Libbey High School Ohio History Marker Dedication

An Ohio History Marker will be dedicated at the former Edward Drummond Libbey High School Campus on Saturday, April 27th promptly at 11 a.m. The project was initiated by Sue Strasel in 2016 and is the project of the "Libbey High School Ohio History ...

Posted By: Sue Terrill | Category: Community Interest



Apr 25

Sylvania Area Chamber of Commerce Presents Arbor Day Tree Plant in Tree City

The Sylvania Area Chamber of Commerce Presents the 2nd Annual “Here We Grow Again” Arbor Day Tree Plant in Sylvania (Tree City USA) at Toledo Memorial Park. The Chamber is “planting roots” of 18 new trees in Toledo Memorial ...

Posted By: Michelle Sprott | Category: Community Interest



Apr 25

Market Day 2019 Vendors Promoting Made in the USA

Saturday May 11, 2019 - 9am-4pm Local vendors & businesses selling and promoting unique items with Union Made or Made in the USA components. Raffles Food Door prizes and great vendor items Purchase your Mother's Day gifts. Call 419-473-2854 ...

Posted By: Jamele Perry | Category: Community Interest



Apr 19

Two Free Plant Exchanges

Gardeners can't wait for the invitation: "Time to Party!" nature beckons each Spring. And few things sweeten the dirt-fest as well as swapping lilacs for lilies and forget-me-nots for forsythia. Crews of volunteer gardeners in Bowling Green and ...

Posted By: Tahree Lane | Category: Community Interest



Apr 12

Levis Square Park Improvements

The first phase of improvements to Levis Square Park downtown will begin this weekend by clearing the site for construction. The improvement project will occur in three phases. Phase 1 is funded and will be constructed this summer. It includes ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Apr 09

ProMedica and Heartland Hospice Hosts Free Bereavement Day Camp for Youth

ProMedica Hospice and Heartland Hospice Care will host Camp Fearless for children and adolescents who have experienced the loss of a loved one. The free bereavement day camp is open for children ages 6 to 16 and features therapeutic activities, arts ...

Posted By: Callie Dudek | Category: Community Interest



Apr 09

Sylvania Area Chamber of Commerce Announces “Complete the Street”

The Sylvania Area Chamber of Commerce proudly announces, “Complete the Street,” a lighting project to complete the entire first block of Main Street in Downtown Sylvania with holiday lights and year-round bubble lights.“Light Up ...

Posted By: Michelle Sprott | Category: Community Interest



Apr 08

Toledo Library Encourages Students to Help the Community through Service Programs

The Toledo Lucas County Public Library (TLCPL) is proud to host programs designed to make a difference in Toledo and Lucas County. With service programs like Make a Difference, kids in the community are given the space and materials to create items ...

Posted By: Kelsey Cogan | Category: Community Interest



Apr 05

Public Meeting on the Replacement of the Marengo Street Bridge over the Ravine to Delaware Creek

There will be a public meeting on the replacement of the Marengo Street Bridge over the Ravine to Delaware Creek (LUC-Marengo St. Bridge, PID 103758), 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Monday, April 22 at Holy Trinity Church, 1825 Glendale Ave. The purpose of this ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Apr 03

Kingston HealthCare Company and George Rumman Honored at the 2019 People of Vision Award Dinner Program

For more information: Prevent Blindness, Ohio Affiliate Taylor Elder Phone: 800-301-2020 ext.105 E-mail: taylore@pbohio.org Kingston HealthCare Company and George Rumman Honored at the 2019 People of Vision Award Dinner Program Maumee, OH (March 22, ...

Posted By: Taylor Elder | Category: Community Interest



Mar 21

Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments 2019 Transportation Summit

WHAT: 25th TMACOG Transportation Summit: Air, Road, Rail, and Water – All Modes Lead to Economic DevelopmentWHEN: Friday, March 29, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.WHERE: Premier Banquet Hall, 4480 Heatherdowns Blvd, Toledo WHO: This ...

Posted By: Mary Pat McCarthy | Category: Community Interest



Mar 21

Black Swamp Conservancy acquires land on the Little Auglaize River

With a mile and a half of frontage along the Little Auglaize River, and home to many sensitive species, the 226-acre Little Auglaize Wildlife Reserve is a rare find. The Paulding County property, recently acquired by Black Swamp Conservancy, is one ...

Posted By: Julie Pompa | Category: Community Interest



Mar 21

City of Toledo Announces Public Hearings and Comment Period for Annual Action Plan

The City of Toledo’s Department of Neighborhood and Business Development is seeking comments on its DRAFT, July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020, One-Year Action Plan to be submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Mar 12

8th Annual “Have A Heart Restock Drive” assists local pantries

On Monday, March 18, the Sylvania Franciscan Village (SFV) kicks off its 8th annual Have a Heart Restock Drive to supply personal care items to six area outreach pantries: Bethany House, Claver House, Helping Hands of St. Louis, Our Lady of Lourdes ...

Posted By: Laurie Bertke | Category: Community Interest



Mar 07

2019 City Infrastructure Program Meetings Scheduled

The city of Toledo will host six infrastructure program meetings – one in each of the six Council Districts. The meetings will be held as followed:· District 26 p.m., March 7 at All Saints Lutheran Church, 5445 Heatherdowns ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Mar 07

15th Annual Spring Craft Show

Saturday April 6 10am-3pm Hope United Methodist Church will be hosting this annual show featuring talented crafters from Ohio and Michigan offering an excellent variety of handmade crafts for men, women, and children. You'll find unique Easter and ...

Posted By: Mary Jane Perkins | Category: Community Interest



Mar 04

Toledo Museum of Art appoints director of special projects to oversee Master Plan implementation

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) has appointed John S. Stanley as director ofspecial projects to oversee the Master Plan from design through construction, including project planning, budget development, community engagement, and ...

Posted By: Mike Brice | Category: Community Interest



Mar 04

PreK for Toledo Leadership Team Announced

Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz and ProMedica President and CEO Randy Oostra today announced the creation of a leadership team that will shepherd our community toward implementing quality prekindergarten education for all young Toledo residents.The ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Feb 19

Tony Packo’s® and Their Customers Team Up to Support The Salvation Army

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 02/20/19 11:30 amTony Packo’s® and their customers team up to support The Salvation ArmyToledo, OH: On February 20, 2019, Tony Packo’s will present The Salvation Army with a check for $3,743, raised through ...

Posted By: Jimmy Harmon | Category: Community Interest