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31st Black History Banquet

The Coalition of Black Trade Unionists commemorates the end of Black History Month with its annual Black History Banquet. Now celebrating its 31st year, the banquet will emphasize and remember the efforts made by the African American workforce in the history of the labor movement. David Fleetwood, Business Manager of Laborers Local 500, (pictured above)

Mardi Bras at the Attic on Adams

Help support women in the area (in more ways than one) with the folks at the Attic on Adams during Mardi Bras. Held on February 23, the Attic will be collecting new items for the YWCA of Northwest Ohio, including underwear, socks, toiletries, cash donations and, of course, bras. To thank everyone who donates, the

Twin Peaks Pie + Coffee Night at Handmade Toledo

“You know, this is— excuse me— a damn fine cup of coffee.” Anyone who watched the classic David Lynch series Twin Peaks knows all about the RR Diner’s famous coffee, not to mention a cherry pie that’ll kill ya. The experimental theater and film group known as The Velvet Knife wants to take you back

Breakfast with Women Who Lead

Women in positions of leadership throughout the community, as well as women who desire to one day become leaders, are invited to attend the Women Who Lead Breakfast. This annual event, held by Inspired Sisterhood of Cornerstone Church, is aimed at spotlighting and bolstering female leaders as National Women’s History Month begins. Michele Reynolds of

Shop fresh produce at the Washtenaw County CSA Fair

Find a great bargain on the freshest produce and meats possible at the Washtenaw County CSA Fair on February 16. CSA— which stands for Community Supported Agriculture— farms sell their wares directly to consumers via a weekly allotment that customers pay for at the beginning of the year, giving the farmers some financial security and