Tag Archives: Community – News Briefs

Celebrate National Reading Month

The March 2 birthday of beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss kicks off National Reading Month, with a goal to motivate kids to read every day of the year. Different events and contests encourage kids to pick up different types of books and read. Even your littlest ones can benefit from books. A recent report of

Scholarships Available for Disabled Students through The Ability Center

In a partnership between The Ability Center (ACT) and the Auxiliary to ACT, there will be a new college scholarship opportunity for students with disabilities. Interested students can find the application online, along with guidelines, some of which include a 3.0 GPA, community service activities, living in the listed counties, being enrolled in a post-secondary

Glass City Credit Union Offers Scholarships

Free money for local high school students! Glass City Federal Credit Union is offering five scholarship awards – one in the amount of $2,500 and four in the amount of $1,000 – to area students heading to a post-secondary school next year, and there’s still time to apply! To be eligible, local students have to

UT Songfest to benefit Zepf Center

College students are practicing their songs and rehearsing their dance routines for the University of Toledo’s upcoming Songfest. This philanthropic tradition – a song and dance performance competition – continues Saturday, March 30 at 5pm at Savage Arena with three separate competitions – Men’s, Women’s and Co-Ed. This year, proceeds will benefit the Zepf Center.

The Rachel Barton Pine Foundation Announced Coloring Book of Black Composers

Can you name three Black classical composers? Leading classical violinist, soloist and mother Rachel Barton Pine can name 350, and over the past 15 years has discovered more than 900 compositions by Black composers many of which were previously hidden in the shadows. The internationally-renowned violinist and her Rachel Barton Pine (RBP) Foundation Music by

Beat Cabin Fever at the Toledo Zoo

Beat the winter blahs at Cabin Fever Weekends at the Toledo Zoo. With half price admission and unique Zoo experiences each Saturday, along with a full schedule of animal encounters, feeds and demonstrations each Sunday. What’s not to love? This unique winter weekend event series continues throughout the month and is included with the price