The Lucas County Trauma-Informed Care Coalition works to ensure that people who have experienced trauma receive needed empathy and care. Dr. Adrienne Fricker-Elhai and Alicia Komives, advisory coalition board members, have seen positive changes in the effort to make our community more trauma-informed through training sessions.
Get to know the Toledo City Paper staff with (let’s be honest) pretty great icebreakers—it’s the question at hand…breaking news #inthe419! It’s what we all REALLY want to know. Volume 21 | Issue 13
Clara Petty, executive director of the Neighborhood Center, and one of the few paid staff, explains, “The Bridge is the nucleus of our organization because it draws people to come, and that way we can find out what their other needs are.”
Get to know the Toledo City Paper staff with (let’s be honest) pretty great icebreakers—it’s the question at hand…breaking news #inthe419! It’s what we all REALLY want to know. Volume 21 | Issue 12
1 | Be a Dum-Dum Hey, we might like Dum-Dum’s, but we ain’t suckers. Celebrate over 110 years of family-owned business at the Spangler Store & Museum, the world headquarters of Dum-Dums. Take a tour of the factory of visit the museum. 400 N Portland St, Bryan. spanglercandy.com 2 | Rural relics Grab your camera,
Personal safety is something many take for granted. For some individuals in our community, however, it is a concern of daily survival—often within their own homes. The Cocoon, a shelter, and advocacy organization, houses, educates and assists victims of sexual and domestic violence in our region. The 501(c)3 organization will host a fundraising dinner, “Unmasquerade,”
Roll over to the venue on select Wednesday evenings during the summer to fill up on fare from Food Truck Association favorites while enjoying live music and cocktails.