City Talks – Toledo City Council Person Sam Melden

In City Talks #7, Toledo City Councilperson Sam Melden sheds light on discovering some of the quarantine period’s myriad silver linings, including the simple joys of playing afternoon checkers with his seven-year-old kid and leaning into connections with people we don’t talk to that often.

Tune out the “Breaking News” for boots-on-the-ground commentary from Toledo-area business owners, service providers and government officials braving our current climate of uncertainty. As a new audio series, City Talks provides a brief local take on our situation, as well as advice and ideas for how to spend the new downtime we’ll inevitably have to spend somehow.

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