Ozone Forecast: September 1 – September 3, 2015
Precautionary Measures Should be Taken by Sensitive Groups

To help reduce pollution levels:

  • Carpool,  use public transportation, bike or walk whenever possible
  • Refuel vehicles after dark
  • Conserve energy—at home, at work, everywhere
  • Use environmentally safe paints and cleaning products whenever possible

For More Information – Visit TMACOG On the Web

Other Items of Interest

Maumee Valley Save-A-Pet received an amazing response from its supporters and the community with items donated for the annual Rummage Sale.  So much stuff was dropped off that volunteers did not have time to price it all prior to last weekend’s sale nor was there enough room to put it all out.  A second sale has been scheduled Friday, September 4th and Saturday, September 5th from 10 am– 6 pm  at the Lucas County Recreation Center, Junior Fair Building, 1406 Key Street, Maumee.

The Northwest Ohio RV Dealers present their Free Fall RV Show, September 11-13, at The Shops at Fallen Timbers in Maumee.  This is the area’s largest outdoor RV Show featuring over 100 RV’s from seven local Northwest Ohio RV Dealers.

To benefit Sunshine, the competitive 5K Run and/or a nature Walk or Roll along the Wabash Cannonball Trail will be September 12. For more information on this annual event and to register follow this link.

The Special Needs Planning Series on September 17 will feature a discussion about guardianship − types of guardianships and why guardianship for your loved one with a disability may be needed, alternatives to guardianship, and rules surrounding guardians and guardianship.  Follow this link for more information.

Are you someone who loves kids and wants to make a difference in a child’s life? If so, consider becoming a foster parent through Lucas County Children Services (LCCS).  LCCS needs all kinds of individuals to care for all kinds of children, but has a particular need right now for families able to care for groups of brothers and sisters, and for caregivers experienced in working with children with developmental and behavioral challenges. To learn more about becoming a foster parent, call LCCS foster care recruiter Celine Woods at 419-213-3336.

The Cwater guageity of Toledo has launched its easy-to-read graphic on water quality.  Posted to the City’s web homepage and updated to reflect the most recent water quality data analysis available, the color-coded system shows at a quick glance the status of our region’s drinking water quality.  Monitor the dashboard by taking this link.

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services in partnership with OhioMeansJobs, the state’s electronic job placement system, has launched a new website designed to help people with physical and developmental disabilities find work.  OhioMeansAccessibility.com  functions as a job board for those looking for work and a resource for employers with job openings. It also acts as a tool for service providers who need to pair people served with employment opportunities.