Press Releases - Community Interest


Oct 19

Sharing the Spirit Christmas Buffet and Tree Lighting

Lourdes University presents the Sharing the Spirit Christmas Buffet and Tree Lighting for its students, employees, alumni and families at 4:30 p.m. For more information, contact Sister Barbara Vano, Director of Campus Ministry and Service Learning, ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Community Interest



Oct 19

20th Annual Stuff the Truck

Come join SeaGate Food Bank in the 20th Annual Stuff the Truck event sponsored by WRQN 93.5 FM at the Walt Churchill’s Markets in Maumee and Perrysburg! Help us pay it forward to our neighbors in need by “stuffing the truck” with ...

Posted By: Cheri | Category: Community Interest



Oct 19

1-in-5 Breakfast and Collaboration

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 and business leaders together ...

Posted By: Jen Skeldon | Category: Community Interest



Oct 09

SAVE lecture shares “How to Save a River”

Science Alliance for Valuing the Environment, Inc. (S.A.V.E.) presents “How to Save a River: Water Stewardship & Related Environmental Land-Use Issues” with Abigail Frost-King on Tuesday, November 14, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Community Interest



Oct 09

Be The Force II: A Girl Leadership Summit

Total Package Girl—a girl leadership and confidence brand based in Toledo, Ohio—announces Be The Force, A Girl Leadership Summit...Like No Other is back! Live the Total Package Girl Lifestyle and Discover Your Inner Leader; Stand Up ...

Posted By: Catharine Harned | Category: Community Interest



Oct 08

Neal Katyal, Former Acting U.S. Solicitor General, to speak in Toledo

The Annual Maryse and Ramzy Mikhail Memorial LectureUniversity of Toledo Law Center, McQuade Auditorium, 3 p.m., October 11, 2017 Toledo, OH: Former Acting U.S. Solicitor General Neal Katyal has appeared before the Supreme Court in 34 cases – ...

Posted By: Angela Riddel | Category: Community Interest



Oct 08

Toledo Zoo Now Home to Orphaned Cougar Cubs

TOLEDO, Ohio – It has been said, home is where love resides, memories are made and new friends are always welcome. That is certainly true for all residents of the Toledo Zoo, especially the newest… three female cougar cubs orphaned by ...

Posted By: Shayla Moriarty | Category: Community Interest



Oct 03

Snow Leopard Cubs Born at the Toledo Zoo

TOLEDO, Ohio – Look out world, a new snow leopard is on the prowl! The Toledo Zoo is excited to announce the birth of two snow leopard cubs on June 8, 2017. The cubs, one male and one female, were born to first time parents, 3 year old ...

Posted By: Shayla Moriarty | Category: Community Interest



Oct 03

Toledo Police are Accepting Applications for the 14th Citizen Police Academy

The Toledo Police Department is continuing the tradition of welcoming citizens to learn moreabout the department and police work during a ten-week Citizen Police Academy. Participantsmeet over the course of ten consecutive Wednesday evenings, ...

Posted By: Sgt. Kevan Toney | Category: Community Interest



Oct 03

Maumee Valley Country Day School Open House

Maumee Valley Country Day School welcomes the public to an Open House on Sunday, November 12, 2017, 1:00-3:00pm for Preschool (30 months)-Grade 12. Discover why Maumee Valley is the first choice for families who want an educational experience that ...

Posted By: Melissa Kuhl | Category: 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