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
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
Tour the lofts and homes in Toledo’s downtown Warehouse District, including historic, renovated buildings like Apartments at The Summit, the Sullivan Live-Work Loft, the Sunkist building, and many others. Put on your walking shoes and see the amazing things that are revitalizing the downtown area’s residential and work spaces. Pay in advance on website or
Dedicated to spreading “love of the land,” The 577 Foundation was recently awarded the Civic Improvement Commendation by The Garden Club of America, an honor for its “outstanding efforts and progressive community spirit through sharing its resources and fostering exploration, experimentation and creative learning.” Since the 577 was established by Virginia Secor Stranahan in 1988,
The Imagination Station has begun construction on the KeyBank Discovery Theater, which will provide visitors an immersive experience unique to the 419. This 8,200-square-foot theater will include a 58-foot laser-projected display with state-of-the-art audio, making it possible to host 3D films, live streaming presentations and more. The venue will make its debut in summer 2020.
Triad Residential Solutions, which has supported individuals with developmental disabilities since 2001, renamed its Reynolds Adult Day Services program “Sandy’s House” in honor of Sandy Andrews, one of the company’s founders. Andrews, who passed away in 2018, was a strong advocate for the rights of people with developmental disabilities and their families. She was dedicated