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.

Nonprofits Recognized for Service

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