Tag Archives: Community – News Briefs

Ability Center Hosts Flower Sale

Need some pretty blooms this spring? Shop the Ability Center Flower Sale for hanging baskets, patio pots, and flats to contribute to a good cause. Proceeds from this flower sale benefit the Ability Center’s Life Skills Program, which hosts interactive classes and programs for disabled individuals ages 13-26. Life Skills classes include everything from problem

Join Bittersweet Farm’s Community Supported Agriculture Program

A great way to eat healthy and support a good cause — join Bittersweet Farm’s Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Program. As a member, you can support Bittersweet’s mission of serving adults with autism. Bittersweet individuals that work in the CSA program learn and develop agricultural skills each week, such as preparing the soil in raised

The Butterfly House Open for the Season

The Butterfly House at Wheeler Farms in Whitehouse is now open for the season (May-August). Containing more than 1,000 butterflies with many different species from North and South Americas and Asia, the facility was built with the idea of developing beautiful gardens in a controlled environment to exhibit butterflies to the general public. Visitors will

TPD Rolls Out Their Ice Cream Truck

The Toledo Police Department will be adding a new vehicle to its fleet – an ice cream truck. Chief George Kral said officers will be handing out free ice cream as a way to build better relationships with Toledo citizens and increase community engagement. The charitable foundations of the Toledo Mud Hens and Toledo Walleye

Sleep in Heavenly Peace Donates Beds to Kids

Sleep in Heavenly Peace (SHP), a Northwest Ohio-based volunteer-driven organization has a simple mission— give beds to kids who do not have them. Currently, over 900 kids are waiting for a bed from SHP. Last month, Christine Senack (The Girl in the Glass City) hosted a Bed Build for SHP, and more than 50 volunteers