In 1990, the Homeless Awareness Project, an all-volunteer organization grounded in founder Ken Leslie’s personal experience with homelessness, marked its first Tent City event. It continued as a collaboration of community leaders and local media. In 2007, Leslie was approached by a community member, which provided an “aha moment” that steered the movement from awareness
Halloween season is upon us, and what screams Halloween more than a trip to a haunted house? Get into the holiday spirit and prepare to be scared at some of Toledo’s best creepy attractions. Haunted Collingwood October 13-27 Take a tour through Toledo’s most famous haunted building: the Collingwood Arts Center. There is rumored to
Community is a huge part of every city. Without community, we can’t relate to one another, sympathize with each other and we can’t make our city grow to its potential. TED Talks are about empowering and educating people and Toledo had its own TEDx Talk to help us become a better community. Will Lucas, photo:
It’s no secret that Toledo is an artsy town. The city— quite rightfully— wears it with pride. You’ll find everything from gallery showings to theatrical productions and musical performances. A recent addition to the artistic community, the Art and Performance Center of West Toledo, opened on March 25, 2017. With a career of experience, Miriam
Toledo natives Jason and Kelli Daniels will host L.I.F.T. 2017 Midwest African American Professionals and Allies conference at the Holiday Inn French Quarter in Perrysburg. The acronym represents Leadership, Influence, Focus, and Talent, skills which are the focus of the conference. Mr. Daniels hopes the event brings in people from all walks of life for
The Autumn 2017 edition of Toledo SOUP is scheduled for October 8 at the Sofia Quintero Art and Cultural Center. Attendees pay $5 for soup, salad, bread and the chance to vote, while Glass City area residents present ideas for programs to better the community. The winning presentation takes home 100% of the money raised.