Milestone Awards to honor women in Northwest Ohio

Since 1996, the YWCA of Northwest Ohio has hosted the Milestone Awards to honor women in Northwest Ohio for their accomplishments and contributions in seven disciplines. Meet this year’s honorees— Cynthia Thompson (arts), Debra Monagan (business), WilliAnn Moore (education), Judge Denise Cubbon (government), Randa Mansour-Shousher (science), Jan Ruma (social services), and Sarah Skow (volunteerism)— during

Kaptur(ing) youth creativity

Join The Arts Commission and Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur in celebration of young talent and creativity during the 35th annual Ninth Congressional District Invitational Art Exhibition. Art teachers within Ohio’s Ninth District were invited to nominate up to three two-dimensional artworks from their high school students, and the best of the best will be on display

Toledo Metroparks Run With Vision

Five years into a bold 20 year plan, Toledo Metroparks is providing the community with greater access to the Parks System by creating more public parks, corridors, greenways, restored wetlands, and natural spaces.

Contribute To Capital Care Network of Toledo’s Story By Sharing Your Own

It’s been a long road since 2013 when a state budget bill introduced new abortion-related restrictions that required abortion clinics to have a patient-transfer agreement with a local hospital that was not a state-funded public institution. Impeding the right to choose At the time, Capital Care Network, Toledo’s last abortion clinic, had a transfer agreement

Unity in Toledo: The YWCA’s Unity March— Round Two

On Sunday, January 21, I Rise, Toledo and the YWCA will host Toledo’s second annual Unity March, beginning at the Toledo Loves Love wall at 1209 Adams St. east on Adams St and ending at Trinity Episcopal, at 316 Adams St. We’re in this together Lisa McDuffie, president, and CEO of the YWCA Northwest Ohio,

Glass City Celebration: Our City, Our Future

Join Toledo’s new leader, Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz, for a Free Family Fun Day celebrating Our City, Our Future, during his Inaugural Weekend. Enjoy live performances— featuring choirs, comedy, singers, actors, and poets— from local schools and art organizations. Help artist Maura Amato color in a four-foot long paint-by-numbers mural, to be kept in the Mayor’s Office.

Get in the holiday spirit with Heavy Color

Elevate your holiday spirit into something more celestial during a night of psychedelic, rhythmic and positive music and dancing when Toledo’s future-beat duo Heavy Color shares the stage with friends from Michigan, Saltbreaker and Breathe Owl Breathe.

Christmas with Actors Collaborative Toledo: An Unconventional Holiday

Actors Collaborative Toledo (ACT), known for more unconventional, outside-the-box kinds of Glass City theatrical productions, presents a December event for a more traditional audience. Christmas with ACT will showcase three short plays, an evening of holiday cheer scheduled December 9 at Pam’s Corner on 10th St. Jeffrey Albright, president of ACT, says the event is