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BGSU’s senior learning program hosts hearing loss discussion

For those age 65 and older, hearing loss afflicts one in three people. If you or a loved one are effected, or you are interested in taking some preventive measures, ElderCollege, BGSU’s senior learning program, is hosting a discussion, Do You Hear That? Hearing Loss and Your Health. Discover coping methods as well as what

Recession in the Works?

Some economists are predicting an upcoming recession. Many of us have lived through tough times before and remember the changes in life and escalated family stress. . If you have a job, it might disappear. The value of your investments (so good now) will drop and of course, any recession has a negative impact on

Raising money for recovery housing

The Zepf Center repeats its successful fundraiser, “Don’t Skirt the Issue – Help” on Friday, October 20 at the Zepf Community Center, with proceeds directed to developing housing specifically for mothers to continue working on their recovery without being separated from their children, the #1 reason why women leave treatment. Last year’s event raised almost

Local Impact from Opiods

DEAD at 18, DEAD at 54. According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “Opioids including prescription opioids and heroin killed more than 33,000 people in 2015, more than any [previous] year on record. Nearly half of all opioid overdose deaths involve a prescription opioid.” Norine Wasielewski, the Zepf Center’s (ZC) Chief Operations

THE BOWSHER BOWL

There is a unique football stadium that sits at the corner of South Detroit and Glanzman. Its formal name is Charles W Matthews Stadium, but I have always known it as the Bowsher Bowl. I became familiar with the Bowsher Bowl in 1965. St. John’s High School (SJ) had just opened and fielded a freshmen

Heroin talk at the Toledo Lucas County Public Library

Need a sobering discussion about the damaging effects of the rampant opiate addiction facing our community? Author Sam Quinones discusses his tragic non-fiction work Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic. Focusing on past and present in Porsmouth, Ohio, Quinones demonstrates how the fates collided to bring a massive influx of heroin to a

Toledo Museum of Art Deputy Director named Director of the Chazen Museum

The Toledo Museum of Art’s Deputy Director Amy Gilman has been named the Director of the Chazen Museum at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Gilman, who has been the deputy director at the TMA since 2016, came to Toledo in 2005 to curate the contemporary and modern art exhibits at the Museum. The Chazen holds the

Sisters-in-law to receive the 2017 Outstanding Program Award

Foundation has announced a list of honorees for its Annual Awards Dinner. Recognizing individuals or groups in various fields of legal service, the honorees include Toledo’s Sisters-in-Law, a pro bono collective of female attorneys who work in conjunction with Mom’s House to provide legal assistance and mentorship to at-risk single mothers. Sisters-in-Law is receiving the