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Dedicated Local Volunteer Teaches Tomorrow’s Leaders

Steve Serchuk helps kids learn the necessary skills to succeed in their future careers by working with Junior Achievement of Northwest Ohio, an organization that fosters entrepreneurship and financial literacy with in-school programs. As a JA instructor, the Toledo native has been involved in this work for more than 20 years now, teaching 10 and

NAMI Walks With Those In Need

This past spring, staff and volunteers of the Toledo branch of the National Alliance on Mental Illness— NAMI — participated in the 17th annual NAMI Walk.

Kiwanis Club

We’ve been told that America is “graying,” and that is starting to affect volunteer organizations as younger folks aren’t stepping in to pick up the slack causing many service organizations to fold. But that is not the case with Kiwanis International.

Mobile Meals Makes Sure No Community Member Goes Hungry

Founded in 1967, Mobile Meals of Toledo is an indispensable resource to those in need, providing home deliveries with nutritionally rich meals.

Bethany House Supports Domestic Violence Survivors

Bethany House supports domestic violence survivors.

Devices Keeping Us Connected—Smart Devices Include Hands-free Use and Video Phone Capabilities

“Alexa… bring up Mature Living News online so I can read it.”

#GivingTuesday

After Thanksgiving, we are hit with days focused on shopping— Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Then, #GivingTuesday reminds us to slow down and focus the importance of helping our community. WHAT is #GivingTuesday? #GivingTuesday began in 2012 to kick off the charitable season by using the power of social media and collaboration. Since, the day

They Changed the Game

Black quarterbacks in the NFL in the 1960s and 1970s were denied opportunities to lead teams and make a living. In 1969 James Harris was an eighth round draft pick of the Buffalo Bills.

Greater Toledo History Trail

Local: Stroll through NW Ohio’s past on the Greater Toledo History Trail, a self-guided tour of nine different Toledo-area history organizations, to learn about the Glass City’s olden days.

X-Rated education at Lourdes University

Local: Learn something new during the Lourdes University Lifelong Learning Thinking Outside the Box: X workshop

Visit the Historic Woodlawn Cemetery and Arboretum for evening strolls

Local: Step into local National Historic Site, the Historic Woodlawn Cemetery and Arboretum for themed summer evening strolls.

Dear Mayo Clinic: Controlling Symptoms of GERD

DEAR MAYO CLINIC,
I’m 62 years old and am having difficulty keeping healthy weight on due to GERD and reflux. I am really confused about what foods and beverages I should avoid, and what foods will not make my reflux act up. What do you recommend mature adults who have this condition avoid, and what healthy food are best for my situation?