VA Toledo Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) will host a 2K Walk and Roll on May 20, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. to encourage healthy activity while supporting homeless Veterans by donating food and clothing items. The VA2K Walk and Roll is free and open to employees. It will be held at the clinic, 1200 South Detroit Avenue
The nomination period is underway to find Ohio’s first poet laureate.Nominations can be submitted to the Ohio Arts Council via email to OhioPoetLaureate@oac.state.oh.us. The nomination period will close at 5 p.m. May 20. It’s the first step toward the Ohio Arts Council finding the first poet laureate, who will work with the council on programs promoting literary arts and encouraging the creative interests of Ohioans. That person also will be expected to undertake a significant cultural project, such as bringing poetry to underserved Ohioans, and will provide at least 10 public readings or events annually throughout Ohio.
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.
Want to run a 5K, but not sure where to start? Let the Toledo Zoo help; you still have time to register and get fit for the Medical Mutual Dart Frog Dash on Saturday, May 16. Medical Mutual is the title sponsor of the Dart Frog Dash; Dave’s Running is the packet pick-up sponsor. Learn more at toledozoo.org/dartfrog.