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A 12,000 Mile Journey Around the U.S.—Biking for Charity

No stranger to long journeys on his bike (which he has nicknamed Floyd in honor of Charles Floyd of the Lewis and Clark Expedition), Thompson, at 67 years old, planned a daunting trip, a 12,000-mile trek along the perimeter of all 48 contiguous states. “Around 2013, I thought I should do one more long trip,” Thompson said. “I decided to do it for (the benefit of) a couple of causes.”

Preserving Your Family Treasures Workshop at the TMA

Intoxicated by the season’s spirit of nostalgia? Spend the holiday season learning how to care for the papers, photographs and other memorabilia important to your family during a workshop led by Alison Huftalen, the Toledo Museum of Art’s head librarian, and TMA archivist Julie McMaster. The Preserving Your Family Treasures Workshop will involve a discussion

Nine New Volunteers for the Retired Senior Volunteer Patrol (RSVPatrol) with TPD

In 2000, the Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio, Inc. and the Toledo Police Department partnered to create the Retired Senior Volunteer Patrol (RSVPatrol) program. The free service, available to Toledo residents, connects senior volunteers with seniors in the community for wellness checks, socialization, and more. Recently, nine senior volunteers graduated from the RSVPatrol

Mercy Health Offers 3D Mammography

Mercy Health—Perrysburg Medical Center is now offering 3D mammography. This 15-minute test could save your life. Mercy Health women’s imaging centers uses high quality digital mammography, breast ultrasound and breast MRIs to get fast, accurate results. 3D mammography uses X-rays to produce images of breast tissue in order to detect lumps, tumors or other abnormalities.

MLocals—October 2018

Fresh food delivery In August, the SeaGate Food Bank received $15,000 from The Cleveland Cliffs Foundation to continue the efforts of eradicating hunger in Northwest Ohio. The funds were specifically awarded to add more stops to Alice’s Mobile Farm Market, a food truck that delivers locally grown produce to seniors living in food desert areas.