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Rialto Jean Project Owner Navigates New Mom Life

Running a business while entering motherhood may seem daunting or impossible, but for Rialto Jean Project (RJP) founder Erin Feniger Maggio, it’s what she has long been preparing for. Erin and her husband, Kenny...

Mosaic Ministries Helps Families in Toledo’s Old South End

Fifteen years ago, Kelly and David Kaiser took over leadership of a small church in Toledo’s Old South End and began serving a weekly community meal. They enjoyed getting to know their neighbors, but...

The Ohana Project: Helping Youth Who Age Out of Foster Care

In America there are over 400,000 children in foster care. 23,000 of those children will age out of care. Children who age out of foster care — those who leave foster care after turning...

Years in the Making: Local author’s The Kindness Machine released

Standing in the shadow of the Jerome Library in 2007, Bowling Green State University freshman Christina Dankert decided she wanted to write a book. “It’s such a breathtaking place, the library,” she said, “and it inspired me.” She wasn’t sure...

Local Artist Creates Handmade Doll Furniture

Business owner, Stephanie Scigliano revisited an aspect of her childhood she thought that she had left behind. When her friend, Becky Gannom, acquired a dollhouse she reached out, knowing that Scigliano had been very...

Entrepreneurial parents who can teach us all a lesson in work-life balance

By Emily Remaklus Being a mom can be tough, and being a mom who also owns her own business is even tougher. We found ten awesome entrepreneurial moms who somehow manage to do it all,...

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