Glass City Beer Fest is March 4

Camp Courageous/The Arc of NW Ohio and the NWO Hemophilia Foundation will present the 10th Annual Glass City Beer Festival, featuring over 40 craft breweries showcasing more than 230 beers. Great beer, new food vendors, and live music by 56DAZE combine to make this a memorable event!  This year, parking will be FREE! The event will be at the Lucas County Recreation Center, Hall #2, on March 4 from 7:00-11:00.  Tickets may be purchased at the Customer Service Desks of all Toledo area Anderson’s stores after Feb. 5th. Tickets are $30 before the event and $35 at the door. VIP tickets are $50 in advance and $55 at the door.

Proceeds for the Glass City Beer Festival support the programs and services of Camp Courageous/ The Arc of NW Ohio and the NWO Hemophilia Foundation, which are both non-profit organizations. Camp Courageous/The Arc of NW Ohio serves individuals in our community with developmental disabilities. The NWO Hemophilia Foundation serves those affected by bleeding disorders. Both organizations serve individuals with life-long impairments by providing education, advocacy and support.

Tickets for Mud Hens opening day now on sale

Opening Day for the Mud Hens is April 7. Tickets are now on sale including opportunities to party on the roof at the new Hensville.  Click here for full details.

Be a foster parent

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.

Thunderbirds are coming!

The release of the United States Air Force Thunderbird’s 2016 schedule that includes an appearance at the Toledo Air Show. The event, a joint venture of the community and the 180th Fighter Wing, will take place at the Toledo Express Airport on July 16-17.  Click here for more information.