Press Releases - Community Interest


Jan 11

Project PJ 2019

Project PJ collections are now through February 28th. Help us collect bedtime essentials for children in need throughout Northwest Ohio. We are currently collecting pjs, pillows, pillow cases, blankets, books, hygiene items, stuffed animals, ...

Posted By: Cheri | Category: Community Interest



Dec 20

Toledo Zoo Volunteer Program Lauded

TOLEDO, Ohio – Leaders influence others first by who they are and then by what they do. Toledo Zoo’s volunteer program is considered a leader and model for Zoo’s around the world and recently received several prominent awards for ...

Posted By: Shayla Moriarty | Category: Community Interest



Dec 20

Toledo Zoo & O-I Recognized

TOLEDO, Ohio – Teamwork makes the dream work. Toledo Zoo and Owens-Illinois have been working together to realize the collective dream of bettering our community for more than 30 years. Recently, this partnership was honored by the local ...

Posted By: Shayla Moriarty | Category: Community Interest



Dec 20

Mientkiewicz returns as Mud Hens manager Mike Hessman joins Toledo coaching staff

TOLEDO, OH- The defending IL West Division Champs manager, Doug Mientkiewicz, will return to lead the Toledo Mud Hens for the 2019 season. Mike Hessman, Mud Hens and Minor League Baseball’s home run king will join the team as hitting coach. ...

Posted By: Andi Roman | Category: Community Interest



Dec 14

City of Toledo and the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation to Build Multi-Sport Youth Athletic Field in Old South End Neighborhood

Toledo, OH – The city of Toledo, together with the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, today announced plans to design and construct a new youth development park located in the Old South End neighborhood that will feature a 75,000-square-foot ...

Posted By: Katy Ford | Category: Community Interest



Dec 14

Tierra Raiti Wins Concerto Competition

TOLEDO, OH – Toledo School for the Arts student violinist, Tierra Raiti won the Junior Division of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Friends Young Artist Concerto Competition.The Fort Wayne Philharmonic Friends sponsor a Young Artist Solo Concerto ...

Posted By: Laura Doles | Category: Community Interest



Dec 07

The Toledo Humane Society to Host a Fun-Filled Snowy Paws Day Camp!

Looking for something fun for your kids to do over Holiday break? Look no further, the Toledo Area Humane Society is offering a three-day Snowy Paws Day Camp for children ages 7 to12 years old.This three-day camp runs from Dec. 26 to Dec. 28, 2018 ...

Posted By: Jackie Kinnee | Category: Community Interest



Nov 30

Lucas County Auditor Kicks Off the 2018-2019 Dog Licensing Season, December 1, 2018

Anita Lopez, Lucas County Auditor is happy to announce the start of the 2018-2019 Dog Licensing Season. The Auditor encourages all Lucas County Dog owners to renew their licenses as soon as possible at any of the county's, thirty-one (31) vendor ...

Posted By: Anita Lopez | Category: Community Interest



Nov 28

Martin Luther King, Jr. Bridge Will Reopen Friday, Nov. 30

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Bridge connecting downtown Toledo and East Toledo will reopen at or before 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30.The bridge was closed Sept. 24 for Toledo Waterways Initiative work to install an 84-inch pipe connecting a combined sewer ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Nov 28

“Santa, St. Francis & the Animals” to bring Christmas joy and benefit Humane Ohio

Science Alliance for Valuing the Environment, Inc. (S.A.V.E.) presents “Santa, St. Francis & the Animals” on Saturday, December 1 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Canticle Center, 5335 Silica Drive, in Sylvania. The event is free and open to the ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Community Interest



Nov 15

Plan Presented To Move Forward With Energy-Saving LED Lights

The Kapszukiewicz administration on Tuesday presented Toledo City Council with a plan to move forward with converting streetlights citywide into energy-saving LED lights.“We are beginning the process of changing streetlights to LED and we are ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Nov 13

Partners in Education Receives $3,000 Grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to Support Youth Literacy

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded Partners in Education a $3,000 grant to support youth literacy via the Mentors in Toledo Schools program. This grant is part of more than $3.4 million the organization awarded to 915 recipients ...

Posted By: Michelle Klinger | Category: Community Interest



Nov 13

Thankful Tuesday Wine Tasting Event

Presented by the Sylvania AdVantage, will be held November 13 at Chandler Café 5648 Main St. in downtown Sylvania from 5-8 p.m. RSVP: www.yourgood.newsPress Release Contact Name: Sharon Lange Press Release Contact Email: ...

Posted By: Sharon Lange | Category: Community Interest



Nov 13

Read for Literacy to Benefit from Nov. 24 Shop Small Toledo

Shop Small Toledo, an initiative that brings small businesses and shoppers together under one roof, will be held from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, at the Seagate Convention Centre, 401 Jefferson Ave. Part of the ...

Posted By: Kari L Bucher | Category: Community Interest



Nov 07

Owens Corning Pledges $250,000 in Celebration of Toledo Symphony and Toledo Ballet Merger

Toledo Symphony today announced that Owens Corning has committed to make a gift of $250,000 to support the Toledo Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA), the new collaboration between the Toledo Symphony and the Toledo Ballet. Owens Corning’s ...

Posted By: Allie Dresser | Category: Community Interest



Nov 07

Recreation Task Force Report Available

The Kapszukiewicz administration’s Recreation Task Force report has been completed and can be found by clicking here.“I want to thank the task force for its hard work,” Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz said. “This report shows ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Nov 07

Ohio Secular Celebrant Bill Supporter Visits Toledo Nov 10th

Monette Richards, the president of the Center for Inquiry (CFI) NE Ohio chapter, will speak at the November 10th General Meeting of the Secular Humanists of Western Lake Erie (SHoWLE). Her talk is titled "So you've voted, now what?" will be an ...

Posted By: Douglas Berger | Category: Community Interest



Oct 13

The City of Toledo 2018 Charitable Giving Campaign

The City of Toledo today kicked off its 2018 Charitable Giving Campaign to support the United Way of Greater Toledo and Community Shares. The campaign runs through Oct 26.“Many of us as city employees have dedicated ourselves to serving the ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Oct 13

TARTA Receives Auditor of State Award for second consecutive year

(Toledo, Ohio) A recent financial audit of Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority by the Auditor of State’s office has returned a clean audit report. TARTA’s excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award. TARTA ...

Posted By: Steve Atkinson | Category: Community Interest



Oct 13

Toledo Received a Perfect 2018 Municipal Equality Index Score

The city of Toledo received a perfect 2018 Municipal Equality Index score, Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz, City Council Member Nick Komives, and Equality Toledo Executive Director Analese Alvarez announced today during a news conference in front of ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Oct 13

Hollywood Gives Food Drive

Hollywood Gives Food Drive will take place every Thursday, in October and November, from 12pm - 9pm. Donate a non-perishable food item to receive a voucher worth between $5 - $5,000 Free SlotPlay®.This years goal is to collect 16,000 lbs of ...

Posted By: Cheri | Category: Community Interest



Oct 02

TSA Clothing Drive

Time to clean out your closets... Donations Accepted October 5th and 6th In collaboration with Nothing Over 9, Toledo School for the Arts Advanced Stage is hosting a clothing drive in support of their New Your City trip this December. They will be ...

Posted By: Aimee Blankenship | Category: Community Interest



Sep 27

Mayor’s Chess Tournament

Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz will host a “Mayor’s Chess Tournament” from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Toledo Public Schools Educational Campus, 1609 N. Summit St., at the corner of Summit and Bush. The tournament will be ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Sep 19

Miller Boat Line Announces New Ferry Construction and Vessel Name

New Lake Erie Island Ferry to Honor Family Matriarch Mary Ann MarketMiller Ferries to Put-in-Bay and Middle Bass Island, Ohio has contracted with Fraser Shipyards of Superior, Wisconsin to build a new drive-on, drive-off passenger/vehicle ferry for ...

Posted By: Jacob Market | Category: Community Interest



Sep 19

OhioDance Virtual Dance Collection Residency at Toledo School or the Arts

OhioDance, Ohio’s leading professional organization supporting dance activities will be in residence at Toledo School for the Arts this September. The residency focuses on learning about dance developments taking place in the state of Ohio, ...

Posted By: David Saygers | Category: Community Interest



Sep 19

Maumee Valley Country Day School announces several impressive musical achievements by students

Senior Julia Xiong, Perrysburg, will join the “best of the best” for the National Association for Music Education’s (NAfME) 2018 All-National Honor Ensembles November 25-28, 2018, at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort at Walt ...

Posted By: Melissa E. Kuhl | Category: Community Interest



Sep 18

Leaders Across the State to Gather for Ohio Fair Housing Summit Featuring New York Times Best Selling Author Richard Rothstein

The Fair Housing Center and the Ohio Diversity Council are hosting the Ohio Fair Housing Summit on Friday, September 21, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Hotel in Toledo, OH. The all-day summit will draw stakeholders from ...

Posted By: Sarah Jenkins | Category: Community Interest



Sep 18

Stuff The Truck - Friday, November 17th

Help us "Stuff The Truck" with Thanksgiving fixins' for families in NW Ohio. This one-day event is hosted at Walt Churchill's Market on Briarfield in Maumee and on Dixie Hwy in Perrysburg. For the past 20 years, SeaGate Food Bank has provided ...

Posted By: Cheri Dennis | Category: Community Interest



Sep 07

Sylvania Franciscan Village hosts 8th Annual Zero-Waste Lunch

In its effort to model environmental sustainability and demonstrate the Franciscan commitment to respect the gift of all creation, the Sylvania Franciscan Village hosts the 8th Annual Zero-Waste Lunch for its member organizations on Wednesday, ...

Posted By: Laurie Bertke | Category: Community Interest



Sep 06

Maumee Valley Country Day School Students designated as AP Scholars

Of the 99 Maumee Valley Country Day School students who sat for Advanced Placement exams lastspring, 36% have been designated AP Scholars by The College Board in recognition of theirexceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced-Placement ...

Posted By: Melissa E. Kuhl | Category: Community Interest