All posts by Christy Penka

Getting by with a little help

Mercy Autism Services (MAS) has been prominent in the Toledo area since 1992. Focusing on children, birth to age 12, and offering services to increase communication, sensory, behavior, socialization and age-appropriate skills acquisition.

Encouraging character

Encouraging character Development of strong character in young people is one of the biggest challenges parents and educators face today.  The Knight Academy will present a free program on character development for students, parents and teachers on Thursday, November 4, at Gladieux Meadows.  The program will feature, Dr. Hal Urban a nationally acclaimed speaker on

under one roof

Maumee Valley Country Day School remains the only pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade college preparatory school in our region.  Originating in 1884 as the premiere all girl’s school in the Old West End, the school has grown to accommodate a diverse group of students, faculty and staff, which has led to its renovation and expansion. A

Trotting the globe

Hot on the heels of their most successful year yet, the world famous Harlem Globetrotters will alley-oop their way to Downtown Toledo. Celebrating their 85th consecutive season, The Harlem Globetrotters have traveled the world dazzling audiences with basketball jukes and high-flying tricks that please all ages. They also find the time to occasionally solve mysteries

Not so invisible

Maumee Valley Country Day juniors Genna Davis, Delaney Lonsway and Kristin Bigelow studied the civil war in Uganda and were particularly moved to end the use of abducted children as child soldiers. Learning about these war crimes during an elective class at Maumee Valley during middle school, the students became passionate about creating awareness and