CAT FEST 2020 taking place May 24 to fight domestic violence

This weekend, the life and legacy of the late Cathryn “Cat” Lambert, a Toledo arts advocate, will be honored by the music scene.  CAT FEST is an annual celebration of Lambert, a Rossford resident who was murdered by her husband in 2015. The benefit concert continues this weekend on Sunday, May 24, at the Bier

Free webinar on accessibility awareness

In recognition of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, The Ability Center of Greater Toledo is hosting a webinar on Thursday, May 21 to highlight the importance of digital technology for those living with disabilities. If you want to learn more about how to communicate with clear, concise, accessible language, this free webinar is a valuable tool.

WCHS launches annual calendar fundraiser

The Wood County Humane Society (WCHS) launched its annual GoGoPhoto contest fundraiser for pet owners on May 1, where participants submit photographs of area pets that will be featured in the 2021 WCHS calendar. The fundraiser sees area pet owners send in pictures of their animals for a $10 fee, with all photos being voted

Prevent The COVID Crisis From Wiping Out The Primary Election

PRINT OUT A BALLOT APPLICATION, MAIL IT TO THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS, COMPLETE YOUR BALLOT, MAIL IT TO THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS POSTMARKED BY APRIL 27.  You recall that Ohio’s Primary Election, scheduled for Tuesday, March 17, was called off at the 11th hour when the state’s Health Director issued an Order prohibiting the voting

TARTA in the age of social distancing

For many Toledoans, public transportation is a necessity. According to a 2015 transportation survey conducted by The Ability Center of Greater Toledo, 19.1% of respondents reported using services from the Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) regularly.  According to survey respondents, most trips are for medical appointments, shopping and work, with the core demographic including

Women Entrepreneurs to hold first conference

Women Entrepreneurs with a Purpose hold their first Women’s Conference, Stepping into Success, with keynote speaker Dr. Stacia Pierce. A life coach and motivational speaker, Pierce is the founder and CEO of and winner of Oprah Winfrey’s 2010 OWN contest. Stepping into Success will also feature a panel discussion led by Alexis Means of

CANCELED: Womxn of Color Symposium at University of Toledo

UPDATE: Due to coronavirus concerns, this event has been canceled. Issues and topics that affect women, womxn and femmes at all levels of the University of Toledo will be discussed as part of the third annual Womxn of Color Symposium. With the theme “The Personal is Political,” the event will feature workshops, presentations and more