Santa and Hannah spread Christmas warmth

What: Hannah’s Socks and Santa team up to collect socks for the less fortunate

Who: Representatives of Hannah’s Socks and Santa at Westfield Franklin Park

Where: Macy’s Court at Westfield Franklin Park, 5001 Monroe St., Toledo

When: Friday, Dec. 11; 7-9 p.m.


Black Swamp Conservancy to Host Regional Conservation Meeting; ODNR Director Logan to Attend

Perrysburg, OH (October 30, 2009) Black Swamp Conservancy will host its annual northwest Ohio land conservation meeting on November 19th.

Each year, Black Swamp Conservancy brings together a number of public and private conservation organizations and agencies to discuss the state of land conservation in northwest Ohio.

Rep. Marcy Kaptur Co-Sponsors Landmark Agriculture and Open Space Conservation Bill

Perrysburg, OH (September 24, 2009) Private landowners—and especially family farmers—will be the beneficiaries of legislation, co-sponsored by Representative Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), to make permanent the federal tax incentive for donations of conservation easements.

The incentive, which is slated to expire at the end of 2009, has helped Black Swamp Conservancy work with willing landowners to conserve over 3,500 acres of agricultural land and natural areas since it was first enacted in 2006.

Black Swamp Conservancy Joins EarthShare Ohio

Perrysburg, Ohio (September 22, 2009) – Black Swamp Conservancy, a northwest Ohio land trust, has become a member of EarthShare Ohio.

The conservancy is a non-profit land conservation organization, whose mission is to protect and preserve natural and agricultural lands in northwest Ohio for the benefit of future generations. It has permanently protected nearly 8,100 acres of family farms, wetlands, meadows, shoreline lands and woods since its founding in 1993.

Black Swamp Conservancy Elects Toledo Man as Vice President

Perrysburg, Ohio (September 18, 2009) – Black Swamp Conservancy, a non-profit land conservation organization based in Perrysburg, has elected Ken Zeck of Toledo as vice president.

Mr. Zeck’s term as vice president runs until June 2011. He has served on the conservancy’s board of trustees since 2003 and was president from 2005 to 2007.

Mr. Zeck is the former assistant director, global real estate, of Owens-Illinois, Inc.


Toledo, OH – Education is the foundation to our youth and unemployed adults in Toledo becoming productive and prosperous citizens. City Council Candidate Stephen Ward will outline his 'Urban Hope' plan on Thursday, August 27 at 12:30 PM at Owens Community College, Fire Science/Law Enforcement Center, Building 19, Room 131.

Mark Clark's campaign looking for auction items

In via e-mail:

We are holding an auction to raise money for Mark. I was hoping that
you could help get the word out about the auction and about getting
items to sell. We will accept any item that people want to get out of
their house. Absolutely anything big or small. We will also come get
any item. Please have people email us at
or call 4195176634.

Neil L. Harrison

P.O. Box 616

Perrysburg,Ohio 43551

Hannah’s Socks to provide socks to less fortunate in Findlay

Open Arms, Findlay Hope House to receive aid from local nonprofit

TOLEDO, Ohio – August 5, 2009 Hannah’s Socks, a Perrysburg-based nonprofit focused on providing clothing necessities to the less fortunate, is now warming the feet and hearts of Findlay, Ohio.

Hannah’s Socks has recently begun providing socks to two shelters in Findlay, The Findlay Hope House and Open Arms. Both shelters will be receiving sock donations on a quarterly basis.

Conservancy and Agriculture Department Protect Nearly 1,000 Acres of Northwest Ohio Farmland

Perrysburg, Ohio (July 24, 2009) - Black Swamp Conservancy has partnered
with the Ohio Department of Agriculture and family farmers in three
northwest Ohio counties to ensure that nearly 1,000 acres of farmland is
used only for agriculture, in perpetuity.

The farmland preservation occurred as a result of the Agricultural Easement
Purchase Program (AEPP) of the Ohio Department of Agriculture.

The AEPP provides funding to assist landowners in preserving Ohio's
farmland. Each spring, applications are submitted by sponsoring

BASH AT THE BAY '09 - FREE Beach Party & Concert

Bash At The Bay '09 Brings you The Only Midwest Biggest Beach Party & Concert At Maumee Bay in Perrysburg, Ohio on Sundayy, July 26th 2009 for more info email | THIS IS A FREE!!!!! EVENT FOR EVERYONE


Thursday July 23rd 2009 | Comedy Show - Featuring by Comedian Shawty Shawty (9pm-Until)
Friday July 24th 2009 | Ohio Hip Hop Awards Freestyle Battle (10pm-Until)
Friday July, 24th 2009 | Indoor Outdoor Pool Party Hosted by Jacki-O

Biden's visit and Jon Stainbrook on Obama's Birth Certificate

Joe Biden and Obama's Birth Certificate

I drove my car (with my Beyond Babylon signs on it) to the site where Vice President Joe Biden was to speak in Perrysburg, Ohio and found most of the protesters were children, literally, holding signs in the very hot sun (I was reassured they were well hydrated). I'm not sure what their protest was about (if one of their leaders reads this, contact and let me know and I'll update this information).

Black Swamp Conservancy Matches Toledo Community Foundation Challenge Grant

Perrysburg, Ohio (December 22, 2008) - Black Swamp Conservancy, a Perrysburg, Ohio-based land conservation organization, has announced that it has matched a challenge grant the conservancy received from Toledo Community Foundation.

The conservancy was awarded a $50,000 grant from Toledo Community Foundation earlier this year. The grant allowed Black Swamp Conservancy to hire a stewardship manager.

$30,000 of the community foundation grant was awarded outright. The remaining $20,000 was a

Perrysburg Mayor's Statement about TARTA as posted on City of Perrysburg's Website


Question about Carty's administratiors

I heard that Carty's chief of Staff, Bob Reinbolt resides in Perrysburg. I find that a little hard to swallow - can anyone verify?

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