Press Releases - 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



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