New Family Friendly Businesses in the Toledo Area

The Imagination Press, an interactive art and apparel workshop, is now open at the Shops at Fallen Timbers. The store offers on demand screen printing services and can produce a range of products from canvas prints to clothing. Guests can schedule special events for creative group experiences or to incorporate augmented reality (AR) with their printed creations. 3100 Main Street, Suite #1137, Maumee. 567-202-3150. —TCP

Just Toledo brings natural products to new location

Just Toledo, a zero-waste community endeavor that helps people access cleaner products and make lifestyle changes to support a healthier environment, has opened a location downtown! Structured according to the “milk man model,” it is set up so that the price of each product includes a $3 refundable deposit that is repaid to customers when they return the containers for the product. The environmentally conscious approach of Just Toledo applies to more than just its packaging and delivery methods—all products are made in small batches using natural, biodegradable ingredients. Just Toledo, 909 Jefferson Ave. —SK

Boys & Girls Clubs of Toledo Introduce Exergame Equipment
Boys & Girls Clubs of Toledo recently introduced “Exergame” to its members, who now have the option to participate in this program that combines digital technology with physical exercise. The Exergame program features six stations that are appropriate for all ages and levels of fitness. Additionally, each of the Exergame stations help participants develop different exercise-related skill sets like hand-eye coordination, balance, strength-training and more. Members of the Homer Hanham Club (located at 2250 N. Detroit Ave.) will have daily access to Exergame equipment, while members of other seven locations will schedule field trips to use the equipment. To learn more about Boys & Girls Clubs of Toledo, visit their website —SK

Local Roots Juice Co. coming soon to Sylvania

Local Roots Juice Company is a healthy smoothie/juice/food company built on the philosophy that “life is too short to not choose the donut.” Regardless of which foods you may prefer on a regular basis, you can count on them for healthy options that range from juice cleanses and superfood smoothies, to bowls and toast. In addition to their Perrysburg location, Local Roots Juice Co. is excited to announce the new Sylvania location at 5441 Main Street, which is expected to open by Fall 2023. —SK

The Mental Health Collaborative brings services to Toledo 

On March 13, The Mental Health Collaborative opened to provide therapy and medication management services to the Toledo area through in-person and online treatment options. Co-founders Chelsea Alberding, M.D., and Leah Reed, LPCC, have established a care team that consists of counselors and psychiatrists who are trained to help manage various mental health concerns. Mental Health Collaborative, 4041 W. Sylvania Ave., Ste. 202. 419-504-5624. —SK

Epworth United Methodist Church preschool program will not return for the fall school year 

Epworth’s preschool program closed for the 2023 school year in March with hopes of reopening in the fall, but they recently reported in their newsletter that they will not be able to rebuild their program, onboard staff or register new students in time for the fall. For updates about the preschool program and more information on when the school will reopen, call Epworth at 419-531-4236 or email  —SK

Noodles & Company opens new location

The fast-casual restaurant chain, Noodles & Company recently opened a new location in Holland. The new restaurant, to be located at 6829 Airport Hwy., also brings employment opportunities to the area as they staff their team. To see the menu and to browse job openings, visit —SK

Namay Dentistry moves to Toledo

Namay Dentistry has provided quality dental care to families in the greater Toledo area for more than 35 years. Their office has moved from Harround Rd in Sylvania to 6800 Central Ave., Ste. A1 in Toledo. 419-843-7884. —SK

The Gilded Exchange

This home furnishings and décor consignment, resale, retail, and booth rental shop opened in May 2023. With styles ranging from contemporary to classic, The Gilded Exchange maintains an impressive array. 140 W. South Boundary Street, Perrysburg. 419-931-0790. —SK

The Mindful Table 

For vegan and gluten-free options without sacrificing taste, visit The Mindful Table, established by Kele Siegel to support her own dietary needs. The Mindful Table offers the best of both worlds: foods that are enjoyable while promoting emotional and physical well being through mindful ingredients. Experience their selection of baked goods, catering options, and hot/cold deli options. 4155 Chapel Dr., Perrysburg. 419-345-6775. A second Toledo location at 4334 W. Central Avenue is coming soon! —SK