Briefs

Grosse Pointe Blank Film Discussion

Watch a screening of the 90’s film followed by a live conversation and Q&A with actor John Cusack.

American Frame Honors TSA

American Frame has given the Toledo School for the Arts the Employee’s Choice Award that includes a $1,000 donation from the company.

Disability Dialog Launch

The Ability Center of Greater Toledo recently launched its Disability Dialog awareness campaign to make Toledo the most disability-friendly place in the U.S.

Oscar Night At The Toledo Train Station

Hollywood is transported to Toledo as attendees walk the red carpet and indulge in fine food from local eateries, live entertainment and music.

Unison Health Receives Donation

Huntington Bank recently presented Unison Health with a $15,000 donation to Unison’s Recovery House Facility.

Toledo Auto Show

If you’re a car enthusiasts, you’ll want to check out Toledo Auto Show.

Toledo Lucas County Public Library Goes Fine-Free

The Toledo Lucas County Public Library system eliminated all overdue fees to increase accessibility to library materials.

The Art Scene Of Teenage Basquiat

Contemporary Art Toledo presents exhibition showcasing Jean-Michel Basquiat’s pre-fame years in New York, and Sara Driver’s documentary Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat.

MLK Kitchen Awarded Grant

Toledo Community Foundation’s Stranahan Supporting Foundation has awarded a $35,000 grant to the Martin Luther King Kitchen for the Poor.

Amazing Fungi of NW Ohio

The word “fungus” may not sound all that appealing, but do you know just how beneficial it is for the environment and your body? Learn the roles of fungi in our lives from Metroparks Master Interpreter, Kim High, during Wild Ones Oak Openings lecture “Amazing Fungi of NW Ohio.” Tips for identification and photos of

First Thursday Luncheon with Mike Ferner

Join Mike Ferner, coordinator of Advocates for a Clean Lake Erie, for his luncheon lecture on “The Third Battle for Lake Erie” where he will speak on the current efforts to protect the Western Lake Erie Basin. Ferner has been involved in local organizations to better the environment along with serving as president of Veterans

Dunright Building Services Named One of Big50 by Remodeling Magazine

Last year, Dunright Building Services was named as one of the Big50 by Remodeling Magazine, a designation which recognizes remodeling companies that exemplify high standards and professionalism in their business practices, craftsmanship and community impact. Since 2011, Dunright has provided building services, specializing in vinyl and fiberglass windows and doors.

New Text-to-911 Capabilities through Deaf Services Center and Lucas County 911 Emergency Services

Deaf Services Center and the Lucas County 911 Emergency Services Center have worked together to introduce text-to-911 capability. This new access, supported by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), is specifically beneficial to individuals within the deaf community, providing more confidence in contacting and accessing emergency services. To learn more about Deaf Services Center, visit dsc.org.

Sergeant Bryan Hollingsworth Promoted to Lieutenant

Bryan Hollingsworth has been part of the Toledo Police Department since 2001. Serving as Sergeant since 2013, he has been promoted in a ceremony attended by family, friends, and colleagues. Now he is the newly promoted Lieutenant Commander of the personnel section. toledopolice.com

Pet Advocates Join Forces—Humane Ohio and Toledo’s PET Bull Project

Partnering to create a larger food bank, Humane Ohio and Toledo’s PET Bull Project recently joined forces. Humane Ohio is a need-based, low-cost spay/neuter clinic and food bank that distributed over 59,000 lbs. of food last year. Toledo’s PET Bull Project provides free training for pet owners, education about spaying/neutering, and as advocates to eliminate

The Fair Housing Center Appoints New President/CEO

Marie M. Flannery was recently appointed as the new president and CEO of The Fair Housing Center. The agency, promoting diversity since 1975, brings Flannery back to her home state of Ohio from California, where she worked most recently at Inland Fair Housing in Ontario, CA. Her previous experience includes fighting housing discrimination, investigating loan