The 8th annual Northwest Ohio Nonprofit Innovation and Excellence Awards were given to three local organizations for their service. Each organization received a $5,000 grant from the Toledo Community Foundation and $500 from The Andersons. Center of Hope Family Services received the Innovation Award for continual efforts to improve life in urban areas; the Small Agency Excellence Award went to Leadership Toledo for cultivating community leaders; and Boys and Girls Clubs of Toledo received the Large Agency Excellence Award by helping young people excel.
Interview with three people who are viewing their retirement as an end of one chapter and the beginning of a new one.
For seven years—three as an outstanding center and four as the team’s coach—Greg Puhalski, whose nickname is “The Chief,” was a central figure on the Toledo Storm hockey team.