Press Releases - Community Interest


Sep 27

Friends of Olander Park host a FREE family event on Oct. 1

I Love Olander Day Sunday, October 1, 2017 – Noon to 4 pm Olander Park – Sylvania Sylvania-area residents can make summer last a little bit longer on “I Love Olander Day” – a free, fun family event set for Sunday, ...

Posted By: Sandra Luetke | Category: Community Interest



Sep 27

“Stuff the Bus” Campaign to provide Hurricane Relief

(SYLVANIA, OH) - Lourdes University is stepping up to assist those affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. From Tuesday, September 26 through Sunday, October 1, individuals are encouraged to “Stuff the Lourdes Gray Wolves Bus” with ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Sep 27

Intergenerational Religious Dialogue Scheduled

The Sylvania Franciscan Village and Lourdes University are pleased to present an Intergenerational Religious Dialogue on Tuesday, October 3 from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. in the Regina Hall Conference Room, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania. A total of 50 ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Sep 17

Toledo Zoo Partners with City of Perrysburg to Microchip Chickens

TOLEDO, Ohio— The Toledo Zoo is pleased to be collaborating with the city of Perrysburg to microchip chickens currently residing within city limits. Toledo Zoo veterinarians will be available on September 30 and October 2 from 9 a.m. to noon ...

Posted By: Shayla Moriarty | Category: Community Interest



Sep 14

4th Annual Blood Drive to honor Tim Berta set for Oct. 12

On Thursday, October 12, the Red Cross Club of Lourdes University will host its 4th annual blood drive in honor of alumnus Tim Berta. The blood drive takes place in the Franciscan Center from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Lourdes’ Red Cross Club was ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Community Interest



Sep 14

Lourdes University hosts Catholic-Muslim Dialogue

Lourdes University is pleased to host the Catholic-Muslim Dialogue: Mary ????: Her Role in the Koran and the Gospels on Thursday, September 21 at 7 p.m. at the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania. The event is free and open to the ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Community Interest



Sep 14

S.A.V.E. Announces 2017-2018 Public Lecture Series

Science Alliance for Valuing the Environment, Inc. (S.A.V.E.) is offering the following free public lectures at the Franciscan Center of Lourdes University, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania. The lectures are offered from 7:30 to 9 p.m., are free and ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Community Interest



Sep 14

Celebrating Our ZOOTeen Program

TOLEDO, Ohio – Teenagers these days! This phrase is often uttered with a huff of derision, however, at the Toledo Zoo we roar with pride for our teenage volunteers! Toledo Zoo’s ZOOTeen program launched in 1999 with just 16 volunteers. ...

Posted By: Kim Haddix | Category: Community Interest



Sep 14

Lourdes University hosts Catholic-Muslim Dialogue

Lourdes University is pleased to host the Catholic-Muslim Dialogue: Mary ????: Her Role in the Koran and the Gospels on Thursday, September 21 at 7 p.m. at the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania. The event is free and open to the ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Sep 14

St. Paul AME Zion Church Toledo Celebrates Centennial

We cordially invite everyone to celebrate with St. Paul AME Zion Church's 100th Anniversary Celebration. It'll be talking place from September 17-24, 2017 at the church. The church is located at 954 Belmont St. in Toledo, OH. Below is the ...

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



Sep 14

Oct 7 Free Toledo Plant Exchange

The autumnal version of the Toledo Plant Exchange will be the morning of Sat. Oct. 7 in the parking garage of the downtown Toledo library. This beautify-Toledo-fest offers all attendees a few free plants, while those who bring plants and ...

Posted By: Tahree Lane | Category: Community Interest



Sep 14

Lourdes University Offers 5k Terra Cotta Trot

On Sunday, October 1, the starting gun goes off at 8 a.m. for the inaugural Lourdes University 5K Terra Cotta Trot. The new event is part of the 2017 Homecoming & Family Weekend events. The start/finish line is on the beautiful Sylvania campus ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Sep 14

HSP to Hold ‘1 in 5’ Breakfast Presented by Mercy Health

Tuesday, September 12, 2017; TOLEDO, OHIO - On Monday, November 13, the Homeless Services Partnership (HSP) will host the 1 in 5 Breakfast and Collaboration, presented by Mercy Health. This is the first formal event dedicated to bringing community ...

Posted By: Jessica Napier | Category: Community Interest



Sep 14

Stuff the Shell

The Toledo Rowing Club is partnering with SeaGate Food Bank in an effort to help our community. Please support this cause by bringing deodorant and socks (of all sizes) during the Frogtown Regatta on Sat., Sept. 23rd at International Park from 8am ...

Posted By: Angi LaGreca | Category: Community Interest



Sep 05

Lourdes University 2017 Homecoming & Family Weekend

Lourdes U is bringing in the fall semester with a bang this year as our Homecoming and Family Weekend events will be one's that you don't want to miss. Beginning on Friday, September 29 through Sunday, October 1, there will be fun filled events ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Sep 05

Silent Witness Project

On Monday, October 2nd at the Franciscan center on Lourdes University campus, the Bethany House presents the Silent Witness Project at 7 p.m. A national initiative, the Silent Witness Project honors and memorializes girls and women killed in acts of ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Sep 05

"The Sultan and the Saint"

The Sylvania Franciscan Village in collaboration with Masjid Saad Foundation offer “The Sultan and the Saint: An Approach to Christian Muslim Dialogue” from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Franciscan Center beginning on October 9th. This six-week ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Sep 05

Hospice Memorial Service

Come out and support ProMedica Flower Hospital on Sunday, October 15th as they offer their Hospice Memorial Service at 4 p.m. at the Franciscan Center. For more information, call 419-824-8840.Press Release Contact Name: Julian Johnson Press Release ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Sep 05

The Story of the European Witch and Medieval Women

The Lourdes University Lifelong Learning program presents The Story of the European Witch and Medieval Women at 10 a.m. with Dr. Christine Neufeld, Professor of Literature at Eastern Michigan University. Learn about the rise of the European ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Sep 05

Political Forum

On Tuesday, October 24th Lourdes University and the Sylvania Area Chamber of Commerce are hosting a Political Forum for all Sylvania and Sylvania Township candidates from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Franciscan Center. Candidates are asked to register on the ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Aug 31

2017 Hockey For Habitat

Looking to have fun while raising money to build and repair homes in Wood County, Ohio?! Come join us September 30th to watch 8 teams compete for the title of Tournament Champion! There will be food, kids activities, games, auction items and more! ...

Posted By: Claire | Category: Community Interest



Aug 31

YWCA of Northwest Ohio Press Release about Charlottesville

A Message about Charlottesville from the CEO of the YWCA of Northwest Ohio In the wake of the tragic events of Charlottesville, on behalf of the YWCA at Northwest Ohio I send my condolences to the family of Heather Heyer and the other Americans who ...

Posted By: Marla | Category: Community Interest



Aug 31

Apples for Everyone - Volunteers Needed

It's that time of year again! Volunteer for the 9th Annual Apples for Everyone! Apples for Everyone began 9 years ago as Johnston Fruit Farms generously opened up rows of the orchard to be picked and donated to those serviced by SeaGate Food Bank. ...

Posted By: Angi | Category: Community Interest



Aug 31

Fall Festival

The Traumatic Brain Injury Resource Center will host its first Fall Festival on Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 10 AM to 5 PM in the parking lot in front of the Center. This family-oriented event features: Children’s games Both children and ...

Posted By: Jackie Moore | Category: Community Interest



Aug 31

Celebrity Wait Night assists student scholarship fund

On Monday, September 11, northwest Ohio’s best will serve their friends, family and colleagues at Lourdes University’s annual Celebrity Wait Night. The fun event begins at 6 p.m. at the Real Seafood Company at the Docks in Toledo, Ohio. ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Aug 31

Toledo Community Open House

Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is hosting a community open house event Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. invites the Toledo community to attend an open house to learn more about the company’s planned Hot Briquetted Iron (HBI) plant to be built in East Toledo. ...

Posted By: Patricia Persico | Category: Community Interest



Aug 31

Race for the Cure Registration Weekend

The 2017 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure registration and packet pickup will take place on Saturday, September 16 from 10am-4pm and Sunday, September 17 from 11am-3pm at the Franklin Park Mall Food Court.Press Release Contact Name: Stephanie Smith ...

Posted By: Stephanie Smith | Category: Community Interest



Aug 31

25th Annual Disalle/Hospice of NW Ohio Golf Outling

When: September 14th 2017 Where: Riverby Hills Golf Club Bowling Green OhioPress Release Contact Name: Lorie Gater Press Release Contact Email: lgater@disallerealestate.com Press Release Contact Phone: 4193402480 Organization Name: Disalle Real ...

Posted By: Lorie Gater | Category: Community Interest



Aug 31

Grant Awarded to Local NonProfit

Toledo, Ohio, (August 3, 2017) – The Board of Trustees of the Waterville Community Foundation, an affiliate of Toledo Community Foundation, has approved a grant from the Katherine R. Smith Fund for Abused Children to Children’s Rights ...

Posted By: Erin OBryan | Category: Community Interest



Aug 14

Ambulatory Detox Center Opens in Downtown Toledo

Zepf Center is excited to announce the opening of its new Ambulatory Detox Unit as of July 2017. Serving up to 12-16 people per day, this unit creates an additional level of care and expanded access for those in need of drug addiction services here ...

Posted By: Norine Wasielewski | Category: Community Interest