All posts by Clara Engel

Music for life

Actress, singer, storyteller, and mother Risa Cohen has developed a series of classes for infants, young children and their caregivers at Shai Café on Monday mornings.

Drawing outside the lines

There is an artist in every child. To reach, encourage, and communicate with that artist, Sarah Crisp, along with her partner Findlay resident, Lydia McKinley, became certified Mneme Therapists, opening Northwest Ohio’s first chapter of Art Without Boundaries this year. “When I first heard about it I knew it was what I was supposed to

Just say “YESS”

In 2007 Michael Ziegler began Young Adult Enrichment and Support Services (YESS) to combat the growing number of economically affected and developmentally challenged youth in Toledo and surrounding areas.  “I started the YESS Program with an idea that the young adult population of the Developmentally Disabled community was in need of a program that better

An inspirational gift

— that’s Russian for “A touch of Love.  An impression of Faith.  A mission of Compassion,” and exactly what Sylvania native husband and wife team Phillip and Lisa Wurster provide through Friends of Russian Orphans (FORO). After going through the process of adopting a child from Russia in 2001, the Wursters witnessed the state of