New Kids on the Block: Business Changes from Winter 2024

What’s new in Toledo? We gathered some of the local openings and business changes which relate to kids and families. Check out what exciting things the Toledo area now has to offer.

Reger’s Church Supplies moves to new location 

Reger’s Church Supplies and Religious Gifts has moved to Maumee. Founded in 1921, Reger’s Church Supplies and Religious Gifts is known for distributing church goods and other religious items. Previously located at 4100 Secor Road (and before that, downtown) in Toledo, the new location provides more parking and more retail space. –MG

Reger’s Church Supplies and Religious Gifts. 220 Ford Street, Maumee. 419-474-4740.

Dial an Empath 

A friend to talk to is just a call away thanks to the new ‘Dial an Empath’ hotline.  With these confidential conversations, the caller can benefit from objective advice, stress management and support for various topics. The hotline is staffed 10am-10pm Monday-Saturday,  closed on Sundays. –MG

Dial an Empath 1-833-3EMPATH.

Local pancake house moves to Gateway Plaza

Uncle John’s Pancake House is now open at 1440 Secor Road, Toledo. This pancake house, serving the Toledo area since 1963, closed their previous location in March 2023. Now reopened at Secor and Dorr, their hours are 7am-3:30pm, with carryout available from 3:30-4pm. 

Uncle John’s Pancake House. 1440 Secor Road, Toledo. 419-536-9442.

Craft with the Wood County Museum

New in 2024, the Wood County Museum offers free make & take craft workshops on Free First Fridays. Every first Friday, Wood County Museum offers free Museum admission. This program is presented by Visit Bowling Green, Ohio, Visit Perrysburg, and the Rossford Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Wood County Museum. 13620 County Home Rd., Bowling Green. 419-352-0967. .

Northwest Ohio Classical Academy opens expansion

In January, Northwest Ohio Classical Academy added a 15,000 square foot expansion at its Glendale Avenue campus.  The $10 million expansion, a result of their rapid growth since opening in 2019, includes six classrooms, an upper school dining commons, two science labs, new restroom facilities, support areas and an outdoor courtyard. Upgrades were also made to the fire-suppression system, a new public address system and new fire-alarms.

Northwest Ohio Classical Academy. 5025 Glendale Avenue. Toledo. 567-420-6180.

Maumee Valley Chocolate & Candy 

Maumee Valley Chocolate & Candy opened a new location in downtown Toledo, offering traditional chocolates and candies. The Maumee location is still open, too.

130 N Summit Street, Toledo. 419-893-2388.

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