All posts by Megan Henry

Special Olympian inspires Bikes for Kids

A bicycle can be the key to a child’s success, especially in the case of one local boy. Christian Roscoe, a nine-year-old with Asperger’s Syndrome, will receive a free bicycle Tuesday afternoon at Wersell’s Bike & Ski Shop as part of the Bike for Kids program in order to continue competing in the Special Olympics.

An escaped teen’s story inspires Bikes for Kids

A bicycle is more than two wheels and handlebars. To a child, it can mean freedom and adventure. In response to May’s tragic headline of a 13-year-old girl escaping captivity in a North Toledo basement, a local program, Bikes for Kids, is helping ensure a sense of freedom for other area youths. With the hope

The Toledo Early College High School senior receives a $1,500 scholarship

Buckeye CableSystem is helping an area high school senior attend college next year. Gabriella Olivo has received a $1,500 Buckeye CableSystem/Telemundo Scholarship. This scholarship provides an annual, one-time scholarship to the accredited post-secondary institution chosen by a  graduating high school student of Hispanic heritage that resides in Buckeye CableSystem’s Toledo service area. Olivo will graduate

The Ability Center helps students pursue higher education

The Ability Center held their annual Auxiliary’s Scholarship Luncheon on Wednesday, May 18 at the Belmont Country Club. The Ability Center ensures area students with disabilities have opportunities to receive higher education. Recipients include (left to right) Brandon Moldenke, of Toledo, the University of Toledo studying early childhood education; Nick Hyndman, of Perrysburg, the University