Press Releases - 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



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