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.
US Together Toledo has partnered with Trinity Episcopal Church to organize a week-long camp for refugee children and youth, culminating with a program featuring their artwork, song and dance performances, and recitations from Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech.
After 11 years of serving visual and literary artists through workshops, exhibits, and material resources, PRIZM Creative Community will soon conclude operations. Founder Annette Jensen, pushing back against exclusivity in the art scene, provided an outlet for everyone wanting to create.
Women’s tackle football existed in Toledo as early as 1930 and, though Mrs. Herbert Hoover was successful in having the early teams disbanded for being an exploitation “of womanhood,” there has always been a push to keep the sport going. It wasn’t until the 1970s that the sport really began to be noticed in Toledo the Toledo Troopers, a team that many still remember.
Transylvania native Virgil Lupu never thought that his career in music would bring him to own his own business. He began teaching at Forté Music School in 2008, and now owns the school.
The fourth annual Toledo Beer & Bacon Fest returns to the historic Birmingham Neighborhood with all manner of bacon foods, bacon-themed craft beers, and live music by Irish punk band Katie’s Randy Cat. We sat down with two beer and bacon enthusiasts, organizers of the festival since its humble beginnings. From Birmingham to Bacon Originally