Press Releases - Community Interest


Feb 14

Maumee Valley Country Day School Announces Junior Student a Finalist in MIT Competition

MVCDS student Nipun Jayatissa '19 has been selected as a 2018 finalist for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) THINK program, an annual science research and innovation competition for high school students. His research proposal was ...

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



Feb 14

Recognize people who support equal justice in our community

People are doing great things in northwest Ohio to support equal justice. Please help us recognize them for their hard work and commitment to helping others with an Access to Justice Award. LAWO, ABLE, and the Toledo Bar Association Pro Bono Legal ...

Posted By: Jen | Category: Community Interest



Feb 14

"The Muddy Eagle" Run

Eisenhower Intermediate School is having their 3rd Community Mud Run Course “The Muddy Eagle” on May 19th. This 1.5 mile mud & obstacle course is a fantastic family race or a great starter race for those who have always wanted to ...

Posted By: Brenda Zachel | Category: Community Interest



Jan 31

Bluegrass & Green Acres

Black Swamp Conservancy’s 7th annual fundraiser, Bluegrass & Green Acres, has changed locations for its 2018 event. The Malawi Event Center at Toledo Zoo is the setting for the March 16 celebration, which begins at 6:30 p.m. Grand Rapids, ...

Posted By: Julie Pompa | Category: Community Interest



Jan 31

7th Annual Project PJ

Nothing is better on a cold winter night than a cozy pair of PJ's! It's SeaGate Food Banks 7th annual PROJECT PJ, collecting now thru February 24th. Whether new or gently used; SeaGate is seeking donations of blankets, pajamas, slippers, toiletries, ...

Posted By: Cheri | Category: Community Interest



Jan 31

Hometown Coach Scores Touchdown with Packo’s

Central Catholic athletic director Greg Dempsey will kick off the 2018 bun signing season at Toledo’s most famous eatery Coach Dempsey arrives at the Original Tony Packo’s® on Front St. at 1pm on Tuesday, January 30 to autograph one ...

Posted By: Kirsten Ingram | Category: Community Interest



Jan 21

The Toledo Symphony Orchestra Announces ProMedica as New Sponsor for Flagship Classics Series

TOLEDO, OH – The Toledo Symphony Orchestra is proud to announce ProMedica as the sponsor of its Classics Series. This sponsorship will go into effect immediately, covering the remainder of this performance season (2017-2018) and will continue ...

Posted By: Felecia Kanney | Category: Community Interest



Jan 21

Play It Forward Collected Thousands Of Toys

PERRYSBURG, OH (January 19, 2018) From Barbie Dolls to tool benches, Legos to bikes, the 8th Annual Play It Forward Used Toy Drive brought hundreds of people, with thousands of toy donations to Levis Commons last weekend. But the project has just ...

Posted By: Allison Schroeder | Category: Community Interest



Jan 21

Inspire Toledo

Join us on February 10th at Junior League's fundraiser, Inspire Toledo, for a Mardi Gras inspired evening of dancing, games of chance, a NOLA signature drink, AND your ticket to the event is an entry for a $1,000 cash prize! When you put on that ...

Posted By: Erin Braun | Category: Community Interest



Jan 01

Lourdes Presents Sibs N' Kids Weekend

Lourdes University Department of Student Activities presents Sibs N’ Kids Weekend on February 16-18, 2018. Lourdes students are encouraged to invite up to two (2) siblings, cousins, nieces, nephews, or neighbors between the ages of 5-15 years ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Dec 13

Global Climate Disruption

On Tuesday, January 23rd, the Science Alliance for Valuing the Environment, Inc. (S.A.V.E.) presents Global Climate Disruption: How Do We Know? What Can We Do? with Dr. Andy Jorgensen from 7:30 to 9 p.m. The lecture will be held at the Franciscan ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Dec 13

"Benefits and Opportunities of Engaging in Your Community"

The Lifelong Learning Hot Topic on Friday, January 15th presents "Benefits and Opportunities of Engaging in Your Community" from 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. This event will be held on the Lourdes University campus at the Franciscan Center. Emily Avery, ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Dec 13

S.O.A.P Awards Ceremony

The Liberators organization will honor individuals, organizations and students working to end human trafficking in the state of Ohio during its Awards Ceremony from 5 to 9 p.m., at the Franciscan Center located on the Lourdes University campus. For ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Nov 29

Lucas County Auditor Welcomes Toledo Libraries as New Dog-Licensing Locations

Toledo, Ohio – November 21, 2017 - On November 29, 2017, Anita Lopez, Lucas County Auditor will hold a press conference to announce the upcoming dog-licensing season with a focus on encouraging owners of unlicensed dogs to purchase new, ...

Posted By: Anita Lopez | Category: Community Interest



Nov 29

Gorilla Born at the Toledo Zoo

TOLEDO, Ohio – It’s a boy! The Toledo Zoo is proud to announce the birth of a male Western lowland gorilla born late Thursday, Nov. 23 / early Friday, the 24. Mokonzi, (Moh-khan-see) which means governor in Swahili, is baby number three ...

Posted By: Shayla Moriarty | Category: Community Interest



Nov 28

Honoring Radio Legend Charles "Charlie Chuck" Welch

St. Paul AME Zion Church-Toledo, OH will be honoring its member, entrepreneur, and legendary Toledo, OH radio personality Mr. W. Charles "Charlie Chuck" Welch this Sunday, December 3, 2017 during the 11:15 am morning worship service at St. Paul AME ...

Posted By: St. Paul AME Zion Church | Category: Community Interest



Nov 26

Sunshine Is Unveiling Its 2017 Christmas Gift Collection

Sunshine Studios is unveiling its 2017 Christmas gift collection, including a new line of beautiful, hand-thrown specialty bowl cozies that all the user to safely warm their food and handle hot contents without burning their hands. The sets are ...

Posted By: Sara Wilson | Category: Community Interest



Nov 19

The Toledo Area Humane Society announces Cuddlebuster Adoption Special

The Toledo Area Humane Society is excited to announce some pawesome Cuddlebuster Black Friday Specials for 2017’s biggest shopping day of the year! TAHS will be offering some amazingdoor buster goody bags to our first 20 visitors. From 12 noon ...

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Nov 16

Lourdes University offers discussion on homelessness

The Lourdes University Department of Education presents “Homelessness: Approaches to Support Students in an Educational Setting” on Thursday, November 30, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania. The ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Community Interest



Nov 14

Mayor Unveils $150,000 CM Labs Simulator for Training

Toledo, Ohio – Today, Toledo Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson unveiled the new $150,000 CM Labs Simulator that will train and improve the skill level of all City Heavy Equipment Operators. Using simulators can improve employee productivity and reduce ...

Posted By: Carrie Russell Hartman | Category: Community Interest



Nov 05

5th Annual Holiday Hoopla

Southview Band Boosters invites you to its 5th Annual Holiday Hoopla Event on Saturday, December 2 from 9AM - 2PM at Sylvania Southview High School (7225. W. Sylvania Avenue). We hold a silent/online auction with tons of unique items: retail & ...

Posted By: Diane Ley | Category: Community Interest



Nov 05

The Franciscan Center announces December events

The Franciscan Center of Lourdes University is pleased to announce its December 2017 slate of events. Saturday, December 2Keeping Our Girls Safe offers a Self Defense Class from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Established in remembrance of Sierah Joughin, the ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Community Interest



Oct 31

The Toledo Area Humane Society to Hold Canine Influenza Vaccination Event

Toledo, OH -The Toledo Area Humane Society will be hosting a canine influenza vaccinationevent on November 4th from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. With the recent confirmed cases of the H3N2 canine influenza virus locally, the ToledoArea Humane Society is taking ...

Posted By: Kelly Sears | Category: Community Interest



Oct 31

City of Toledo and TPS Launch CO-OP Initiative

Toledo, Ohio. Oct. 24, 2017 – Toledo Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson along with Toledo Public Schools’ Superintendent, Dr. Romules Durant and Mr. Don Czerniak, president of Local 7, today announced the creation of a CO-OP program that will ...

Posted By: Carrie Russell Hartman | Category: Community Interest



Oct 31

Arista's Clayton Birney Bestowed Volunteer Award

Clayton Birney of Arista Home Care Solutions was the recipient of the 2017 Esteemed Volunteer Award. The Alzheimer’s Association gave the honor for his work at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. TOLEDO, Ohio — Clayton Birney, co-owner of ...

Posted By: Clayton Birney | Category: Community Interest



Oct 22

Public Hearings Scheduled for Proposed 2018 Service Changes

Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 12:30 p.m.The McMaster Family Center for Lifelong LearningMain Library325 Michigan Street, Toledo, OhioTuesday, October 17, 2017, 6:00 p.m.TARPS Facility130 Knapp Street, Toledo, OhioWednesday, October 18, 2017,12:30 ...

Posted By: Steve Atkinson | Category: Community Interest



Oct 22

TARTA Receives Auditor of State Award

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

Posted By: Stacey Clink | Category: Community Interest



Oct 22

Amy's Allie BOO-TIQUE Event

Join us this Thursday, October 26th, 2017 From 4 to 7 pm For fun, fashion, snacks, drinks, and drawings! *a portion of the proceeds from this event are being donated to a family with local ties who experienced loss and devastation from hurricane ...

Posted By: Amy Parker | Category: Community Interest



Oct 19

High School Financial Aid Night

Lourdes University offers a High School Financial Aid Night from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at our state-of-the-art Franciscan center. The event is free and open to all high school seniors and any interested underclassmen along with their families. All students ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Oct 19

How to Save a River: Water Stewardship

Science Alliance for Valuing the Environment, Inc. (S.A.V.E.) presents How to Save a River: Water Stewardship & Related Environmental Land-Use Issues at 7:30 p.m. with Abigail Frost-King, President and Founder of the Save Maumee Grassroots ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest