Briefs

Annual Tradition at Senior Holiday Party

The Area Office on Aging of Northwest Ohio is preparing to hold the 2019 edition of its wildly popular Senior Holiday Party on December 13. Hosted by local broadcasting legend Jerry Anderson, the event will see hundreds of area seniors gather for a fun afternoon of socializing, live holiday music and a hearty meal. The

Renhill goes for the gold

Renhill HR on Demand, a Northwest Ohio-based staffing company, that has served the region for 50 years, was recently honored with the Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) Employer Partner of Inclusion Gold Award. “Recruiting and helping to staff inclusive workplaces is one of our top priorities at Renhill,” commented Barrie Howell, Renhill president. “We

Bethany House receives grant

In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month (October), Bethany House, a long-term shelter for survivors of domestic violence, received an unrestricted $20,000 grant from The Mary Kay FoundationSM, an organization dedicated to supporting women. Bethany House plans on using the funds to provide long-term transitional shelter and support services for survivors and their children.

Get Drowsy for the Holidays!

Columbus-based Irish band The Drowsy Lads make their return to the Glass City— thanks to the Toledo Irish American Club— for an unforgettable Christmas celebration on December 6! This special Christmas engagement will feature traditional tunes and carols, along with beer and spirits and a full bake sale, just in time for the holidays. Come

Honoring Bridges Award Recognizes Impact Coalition

aha! Process, Inc. has honored the Impact Coalition with its 2019 Honoring Bridges Community Award, a prize given annually to a community organization for advancing the tenets of aha!’s Bridges Out of Poverty model.

Opening Minds Through Art

A unique program has students from Lourdes University working with patients suffering from dementia. Eleven psychology students have been working with residents at Rosary Care Center in Sylvania as part of a program called Opening Minds through Art, which encourages patients to find new creative ways of communication. The program recently received a grant from

Sylvania’s McMahon Among International Life Coaching Honorees

The International Coaching Federation, the world’s largest association of professionally trained life coaches, announced the 2019 “Circle of Distinction” inductees, including Sue McMahon, a life coach and CEO at Sylvania’s Living from the Heart LLC.

St. Charles Rehab Receives Sixth Accreditation

The Inpatient Rehabilitation Program at Mercy Health – St. Charles Hospital in Oregon has been officially accredited for the sixth time by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities International (CARF). St. Charles Hospital has served area patients since 1953.

COME ON DOWN, TOLEDO!

The classic game show “The Price is Right” comes to Toledo with a special live stage version at the Stranahan Theater.

Holiday Wreaths With HeART

An exhibit of holiday wreaths — some of which will be available for purchase — are the focus of an event held at the HeART Gallery.

2019 Maker’s Mart

The kinda-annual celebration of locally-made arts and crafts returns as Handmade Toledo presents its 2019 Maker’s Mart.

Caregiver Expo

The Area Office on Aging of Northwest Ohio’s Caregiver Expo is a way to give support for those who care for their loved ones, providing important information and resources for those helping souls.

Keeping Memories Alive

Seniors and their families can join the NW Ohio Gerontological Association to make a memory book during this meaningful workshop.

Poco Piatti Offers Pair Of Delicious Dinners

Diners looking for an exquisite departure from the ordinary can feast their appetites at Poco Piatti Downtown this month, as they’ll offer two unique dining events.

Perlman Plays With TSO To Celebrate Williams

Itzhak Perlman, widely considered the greatest violinist alive, will pay tribute to Williams with a November 12 performance with the Toledo Symphony Orchestra.

Writing from the HeART

If you are looking for an activity that incorporates creativity and exercises your memory, the Riverside Writers at the HeART Gallery could be for you.