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Fighting opioid addiction

In recognition of work preventing and addressing opioid addiction in seniors, the Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio (AOoA) received its 13th Innovations and Achievement Award. The AOoA has partnered with the Lucas County Sheriff, Bowling Green State University and the Wood County Committee on Aging to combat the disturbing frequency of opioid addiction

Wood County Humane Society Launches Doggy Day Out

The Wood County Humane Society launched an exciting new program, Doggy Day Out, a volunteer initiative that allows community members to walk shelter dogs to help with socialization, exercise and promotion of adoption. The program was made possible by a grant of $5,000 from Maddie’s Fund, named after a miniature schnauzer who gave her philanthropist

Funding for Thomas M. Wernert Center

The Lovell Fund of the Toledo Community Foundation recently awarded a grant of $34,700 to the Thomas M. Wernert Center, an organization which helps people and their families with mental illness by pushing back against stigma and providing a supportive, healing environment. The funds will help TMWC expand their art program, which includes art education,

The Gift Of Giving

The nonprofit It’s My Mommy’s Business has a mission to promote mothers interested in running their own businesses. This summer, they’ve hosted the Toledo Night Market, which brings local businesses together at the Toledo Farmers Market (which is unaffiliated with the series) to support another nonprofit. Their first event, held on June 15, was a

Toledoan Wins Ohioana Book Award

Toledo native Marcus Jackson was honored with an Ohioana Book Award in the poetry category for his book Pardon My Heart, a poetry collection that focuses on the Great Migration— the movement of African Americans from the south to the north and west starting in the early 1900s. Jackson, a University of Toledo alum and