Briefs

Ned Skeldon

The name Ned Skeldon invokes smiles on the faces of Toledoans even today. Ned passed away several years ago, but his energy, innovations and passion for Toledo still remain fresh in the minds of many. Ned was special; he believed in Toledo and its citizens and workforce. He knew the potential of our great city.

Toledo Metroparks rangers named the Best Dressed Small Law Enforcement Agency

Toledo Metroparks rangers were recently announced as winners of the Best Dressed Small Law Enforcement Agency (for a department under 100 officers) by the National Association of Uniform Manufacturers & Distributors (NAUMD). The Metroparks rangers, outfitted by Superior Uniform Sales, wear a variety of uniform items, primarily black pants and olive green Armorskin vest carriers

Charting new waters with Toledo’s Sandpiper Boat

For 30 years, The Sandpiper has given Toledoans adventures on the Maumee River. Docked in downtown Toledo at Promenade Park, the 65-foot, 100-passenger boat has offered river cruises and unique views of the Toledo skyline to groups, individuals and couples. In November, former operator Mary Dalby sold the boat to Paul and Jodie Lis, of

Sew good, feel good

Think outside of your sewing circle— Cleveland artist Christine Mauersberger works in the medium of simple stitch art. She’s created tiny installations all the way up to pieces that encompass an entire room in houses. Join her for an evening lecture with the 577 Foundation during which she’ll show off examples of her art and

Toledo Police “Assistance” may cost you.

As you know, in life, perception is everything. I want to tell you a story and give you my perception of an issue with the City of Toledo. On March 3, I was involved in an accident on Bancroft Street. My car was rendered undrivable. I could have called for a tow but was courteously

New ‘Memory Café’ in Toledo

The Northwest Ohio Chapter of The Alzheimer’s Association will host a Memory Café once a month at Plate 21 Coffee Shop (3664 Rugby Dr. in South Toledo) for friends and family impacted by mild memory loss, mild cognitive impairment and early stage Alzheimer’s or mild dementia for guests to socialize and talk with others with

Good Grief presents Wings of Hope

Good Grief of Northwest Ohio, which provides peer support groups children, adults and families grieving the death of someone significant in their lives, will present a fundraiser, “Wings of Hope.” This year’s special guest is trailblazer Amanda Sauer– Mid-American and Big Ten Conference’s first female official—who will discuss her family’s experiences after the unexpected death

PRIZM Creative Community Receives the 14th annual Virginia Secor Stranahan Citizenship Award

The League of Women Voters in Perrysburg has honored PRIZM Creative Community’s efforts to bring art into the community. PRIZM Founder Annette Jensen accepted the award on behalf of the many PRIZM volunteers who have bestowed a gift of education, economic stimulus, beauty and culture for the community. Some of the members of PRIZM that

United Way of Greater Toledo Celebrates Its Corporate Partners

The United Way of Greater Toledo had a great 2016, raising over $11.3 million. Holding a Campaign Celebration breakfast, the group presented some of its major donors with awards of recognition for their contributions and partnerships with the charity. Owens-Illinois and Owens Corning were recipients of the Zenith Award, each company having raised over $1

Our Favorite Things

Don’t miss the American Advertising Federation Toledo’s annual “Our Favorite Things” luncheon on Thursday, December 4th at the Hilton Garden Inn at Levis Commons. This year’s event will showcase gift ideas from your favorite local retailers, a delicious lunch buffet and of course plenty of swag! Chrys Peterson will host the festive afternoon full of

Dave Ramsey and Rachel Cruze Preset: The Legacy Journey

Presented by Fathom Events, New York Times best-selling authors Dave Ramsey and Rachel Cruze will discuss personal finances, living with debt, and making smart investments. Taped in front of a live audience, “Dave Ramsey and Rachel Cruze Present: The Legacy Journey” will be screened for one night only at two Cinemark theater locations. 7pm. Wednesday, November 19, Cinemark Fallen Timbers 14 with XD and Franklin Park 16.

History Channel Documentary

Join the Fallen Timbers Battlefield Preservation Commission for a free showing of the History Channel documentary, “The Battle of Fallen Timbers.” Dr. Pratt will talk about the archaeological dig that revealed the location of the 1794 Battle of Fallen Timbers. Showtimes are at 1pm & 3pm.

Music Under the Stars

Bruce Moss will lead the Toledo Concert Band for the fantastic

Strength & Balance Classes

Free classes to seniors who are Silver Sneakers Members. Monday, Wednesday & Saturd

Chicago the Musical stops by the Stranahan Theatre

The traveling Broadway show makes a stop at the Stranahan Theater. Set in Chicago during the roaring 20’s, the play tells the story of two vaudeville actresses who are stuck in jail for murder and their comeback into showbiz. 8pm. $38-$88. The Stranahan Theater, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd., 419-381-8851 | stranahantheater.org

The Phantom’s Leading Ladies

The Valentine Theatre presents the Phantom’s Leading Ladies, which includes three women who have played the part of Christine in “The Phantom of the Opera.” This concert includes performances of classic Broadway songs and pop standards. 7:30pm. $38 – $68. The Valentine Theatre, 410 N. Superior St. | 419-242-2787 valentinetheatre.com