Press Releases - 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



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