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MCongrats August/September 2024

American Legion Post 335 celebrates 100 years

The American Legion Toledo Post 335 celebrated its 100th anniversary with an event at the Toledo Club. The American Legion is a veterans organization that focuses on service to veterans, servicemembers and the community. Mayor Kapszukiewicz thanked the Legion on behalf of the city of Toledo, “for their foresight, dedication, and selfless donation of time, energy and ability in service to area veterans, their families and others.” facebook.com/AmericanLegionToledoPost335 


St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church Celebrating 125 Years

St. Martin de Porres is celebrating 125 years. The cornerstone of the church was laid 100 years ago and the recently dedicated Heritage Alcove had a ceremony to honor the three parishes that are the core of St. Martin de Porres: St. Benedict the Moor, St. Teresa of Avila and St. Ann. 419-460-3071. saintmartindeporres.com


Scott Center for Observation Treatment and Transition Opens in Toledo

The Scott Center for Observation Treatment and Transition is a non-profit founded by La’Shardae Scott in 2022 that helps individuals with sickle cell disease and their families through the transition from pediatric and adult care. The organization helps to bridge the gap between patients and medical professionals by advocating on a medical, educational or familial level. They offer many different services including mental health support and counseling, support groups, a mentorship program, “Mommy and Me Safe Sleep” classes, school district collaborations and more. 3100 W. Central Ave. Suite 202. 419-301-4188. scottcenteroh.org


ABLE Elects New Executive Director

The ABLE Board of Trustees named Makiedah Messam as the new Executive Director of the non-profit law firm that provides legal representation in non-criminal matters to thousands of people throughout northwest and west central Ohio. Messam has decades of experience working in public interest law and has helped develop and implement policies that empower underprivileged communities. 800-837-0814. ablelaw.org

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