OWENI Making Strides for Neighborhood Improvement in Toledo

October 2, 2015

The Old West End Neighborhood Initiative (OWENI), a key partner in the Toledo AWP Neighborhood Improvements Initiative Group, has created a 2015 month-by-month review of their activities and the activities of related organizations as they relate to community and neighborhood improvements. Take a look at what has been done to date, including neighborhood clean-ups; safety design awareness meetings; demolitions and redevelopments; public art and beautification projects; and monthly community meetings, on our Toledo AWP Neighborhood Improvements Continuing...

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Safe & Healthy Homes Kick-Off Meeting

September 28, 2015

Summer in Review — On May 20, 2015 the City of Toledo, in partnership with HUD and the Cherry St. Legacy Project, brought all different kinds of individuals and agencies together to hear about the great work being done on a national level to make our communities a healthier place to live. Ruth Ann Norton, the executive director of Green and Healthy Homes, spoke passionately on this topic. As a part of the Kick-Off Meeting, the City received a federal update, state briefing and local information. Green and Healthy Homes Detroit presented on their initiative and provided guidance for our...

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HUD Midwest Regional Administrator comes to the Cherry St. Legacy Neighborhood

September 17, 2015

On August 5, 2015 Antonio Riley, Midwest Regional Administrator of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, came to the neighborhood along with Pamela Ashby, Field Office Director of HUD’s Cleveland Office. During the visit, Riley met with youth from the neighborhood, the Glass City Goat Gals new urban farm, and the new award winning Energy Star affordable housing units developed by Neighborworks in partnership with Cherry Street Legacy Project. Mr. Riley’s visit was part of the ongoing support for the USEPA Area-Wide pilot on the part of the Sustainable...

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Save the Date! Partners Workshop – March 19, 2015

January 12, 2015

March 19, 2015, 11:00am – 2:00pm Mercy St. Vincent’s Medical Center The d’Youville Education Center 2113 Cherry Street Toledo, OH 43608 This meeting will include presentations on the key initiatives and progress of the area wide planning efforts.  There will also be networking opportunities with federal partners, as well as other supporters and stakeholders.

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Stakeholders Express Views About October 30th Neighborhood Workshop

December 5, 2014

The October 29th Open House and October 30th workshop were well-attended with enthusiastic participation. Many great ideas were generated and a host of key initiatives for improving the area-wide planning area are underway. Please check out the videos recorded at the workshop – click here. Check back for more information on the results of the workshop and the key initiatives underway.

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Announcing Open House and Neighborhood Revitalization Workshop – October 29th and 30th

October 16, 2014

The Toledo EPA Area-Wide Planning Project is hosting an Open House on October 29th at Black Kite Coffee & Pies.  The Open House will be an opportunity for residents to share their concerns and ideas for the Overland Park neighborhood with city officials, neighborhood leaders, and supporters.   The Open House will be held from 10:00am – 1:00pm and 4:00pm – 7:00pm. Black Kite Coffee and Pies is located at 2499 Collingwood Blvd in Toledo.  On October 30th, a Neighborhood Revitalization Workshop will be held from 9:30am – 4:30pm at St. Vincent’s Hospital.  Click...

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