May 25: 3rd Annual Run for the Meadows 5K Run at the Millbury Fire Hall 28410 Oak St, Millbury, OH. Registration begins at 8:30 AM. Race begins at 10 AM. All benefits from this race benefit Vail Meadows, which suffered a tragic fire occurring early in the morning on Thursday, March 21. Ten therapy horses were lost and one of the barns completely burned down. The facility uses equestrian therapy to aid mentally and/or physically disabled children and adults. Visit www.runforthemeadows.com for more information! Pre-registration is going on now until April 30th. The cost is $15 (with a t-shirt) and $10 (without a t-shirt) for pre-registration participants. Day-of participants are also welcome. The cost is $20 (with a t-shirt) and $15 (without a t-shirt) on race day. Donations are also welcome and highly appreciated!
May 31: Allshred will be hosting a shredding day on the campus of Mercy Children’s Hospital from 1-4 pm. Everyone is encouraged to bring out their bags of shredding. For a $5 donation per bag/box you can have your paper materials shredded. Each donation goes to the 2013 Children’s Miracle Network Telethon, benefiting Mercy Children’s Hospital. There is a maximum of 5 bags/boxes per car. For more information, please contact Misty Stroupe at 419.251.8706.
May 31: The Wood County Humane Society’s annual Wine & Cheese Benefit, will be held in Olscamp Hall on the campus of Bowling Green State University from 6 – 10:30 pm. Proceeds from the Wine & Dine support homeless and abused animals in Wood County, providing care for hundreds of animals each year — from dogs and cats to horses, goats, guinea pigs and lizards. Help them by joining in this festive evening. Guests will enjoy a relaxing, elegant evening with a full dinner, dessert, fine wines and music by Estar Cohen & Company. The event will also include a silent auction and a live auction with auctioneer Jerry Anderson from WTOL, Channel 11! Tickets are $45 each. Please visit www.woodcountyhumanesociety.org for a ticket order form and to preview the list of auction items or follow WCHS on Facebook at www.facebook.com/wchsohio. The auction items are plentiful, and feature everything from artist-made prints and jewelry, to sports and golf tickets to trips for the family.
May 31-June 1: OLPH Festival, corner of the Anthony Wayne Trail and Sherwood Ave. Kick off your summer in style! Bring your entire family for a fun-filled day of exciting rides, games, music, great food and more. Visit the Play Zone with 25 cent games, grocery wheel, bakery wheel and more. Admission is free! Join the Wolf on Sunday, June 2. For more information go to www.OLPHfestival.org.
June 1: Jaxson R. Hauser Foundation will be Riding for a Cure Poker Run at Diggers Again 2851 Tremainsville Rd. Toledo. Registration will begin at 10 am, all bikes out at 11 and back to Diggers by 4 pm. For more information, contact Jillian Hauser at 419 810-4700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
June 8: Nikki Mitchell is a Toledo native and graduate of Libby HS and BGSU. She is a dedicated art teacher at The Knight Academy, a loving mother to her 4 year old daughter Mia, wife of SGT. Shaun Mitchell, and most recently a fighter of stage 4 Thymic Cancer, a rare form of Lung Cancer. Currently she is undergoing chemo and fighting like a champ to beat this diagnosis. There will be a benefit at Traveler’s Motorcycle Club 8950 Dorr Street, Toledo with a poker run from 12-3:30. First bike out at 1 pm. $10 per bike and lunch will be available. BBQ chicken dinner for $7 from 4-8 pm with kids 3 and under eating free. Live music by 5th Ace, silent auction, cash bar, 50/50 raffles, bake sale and vendors. 100% of proceeds will be given directly to the Mitchell family to help with medical bills.
June 22: Trisha Appelhans Benefit Ride for “Save the Cure” Registration is at Signature Harley in Perrysburg, from 10-11:30 am, ride leaves at 11:30 and ends at Hill St. Pub 6240 Hill Ave, Toledo. Cost is $20 per rider and $5 per passenger. Ride is escorted by Mayor Bell and the Lucas County Sheriffs. Silent auction, food, beer and loads of fun. For more details, call Katina at 419-514-4603.
June 22: The 2nd Annual Lillian Swartz, Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma 5K Run/Walk at the University of Toledo Medical Center 3000 Arlington Ave, Toledo from 9 am to noon. For more information, contact Robin Landrus at 419-359-0095 or by email email@example.com
June 29: Annual Pickle Chase 5K & Bell Pepper Fun Run in memory of Jodie L. Stearns will be held on Saturday, June 29th, 2013 at Elmwood High School, 7650 Jerry City Road, Bloomdale, OH. The goal of the race is to honor Jodie’s memory and love of running while helping to raise money for the Cocoon Shelter, a domestic violence shelter and the Jodie Stearns/Tom Walkdock Scholarship Fund that Jodie and Tom created some years ago – both worthy causes that were important to Jodie. Fees: 5K Race/Walk pre-registration – $17.00, day of race – $20.00 (1st 250 registered will receive a short-sleeve technical shirt) Kids Fun Run pre-registration – $8.00 (includes child size shirt), day of race – $2.00 (no shirt) Times: Registration – 7:00 am, 5K Run/Walk – 8:30 am, Fun Run – 9:15 am
Registration forms available on the Website: www.picklechase5k.org Questions: Call Doug 419-353-4330, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
July 6: 1st Annual Deshler Development Committee Car Show from 2-7 pm at the Deshler Legion on Sterns Avenue. Pre-registration, by June 15 is $10 or $12 day of the show from 2-3 pm and includes a free t-shirt. The top 10 cars will be awarded prizes. Entertainment is being provided by The Power Source, food on site and fireworks. For more information, call Amy at 419.957.1059 or by email email@example.com
August 4: Toledo Harley is hosting a Hog for the Houses Bike Run & Family Picnic from 11 am-4 pm at 7960 W. Central Avenue. The motorcycle run will benefit the Harbor House and the Toledo R House. For more information, contact Tammy at 419-824-4099 or email firstname.lastname@example.org