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Warm Weather Brings Out The Crowds For Acoustics For Autism

BY KRISTI FISH | MIRROR REPORTER — Thousands were able to enjoy the warm weather while supporting the 15th annual Acoustics for Autism on Sunday in uptown Maumee. More than 80 bands took to eight uptown stages for performances, some of which were livestreamed. For the first time, Conant Street was closed …

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Two Maumee Coaches To Receive The Bridge Award

BY KRISTI FISH | MIRROR REPORTER — During the annual Maumee Hometown Hero Awards Banquet, the Bridge Award is presented to a youth advocate, someone who has helped foster and develop youth citizenship in the community. This year, the honor will be presented to two coaches in Maumee, Brian Jones and Cam …

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Sunshine Communities To Be Honored With River Award

BY KRISTI FISH | MIRROR REPORTER — Each year, the Maumee Chamber of Commerce presents the River Award to a company or organization that has demonstrated outstanding generosity and civic responsibility. This year, the honor is presented to Sunshine Communities, a nonprofit organization that supports people of all ages with developmental disabilities. …

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AWHS Career Fair Links Seniors With Opportunities

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Army National Guard Sgt. Jason Nowicki remembers what it’s like to be an Anthony Wayne High School senior pondering what’s next: education, employment or enlistment.  A 2007 graduate, Nowicki joined the Army National Guard in 2010 and now is a recruiter – and the parent of …

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Funds Raised By Acoustics For Autism Supports Local Families

BY KRISTI FISH | MIRROR REPORTER — Acoustics for Autism was originally started to raise funds for families who needed extra financial support to access resources for autism spectrum disorder. The small event, which began at The Village Idiot in 2008, has grown into one of the largest, single-day, free music festivals …

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Four Local Teachers Will Receive Golden Apple Awards

BY KRISTI FISH | MIRROR REPORTER — During the Hometown Hero Awards ceremony next week, several Maumee teachers will be recognized for their dedication to educating students in the community. This year, four teachers were selected to receive the honor: Lisa Pauken, Shannon Cusumano, Annette Carroll and Terri Mortemore. Lisa Pauken Lisa …

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Art Weber Honored For 50 Years With Parks

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — When Art Weber joined Metroparks Toledo in 1972, he was fresh out of college but had experience in writing and photography. The Toledo Metropolitan Park District, as it was known at the time, had just passed its first levy to meet the needs of a growing …

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Comprehensive Plan Update Reflects Residents’ Wishes

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Monclova Township residents want a community that’s connected and sustainable, with a downtown that provides opportunities for social interaction. Through a survey and stakeholder interviews, the Comprehensive Plan Update Committee obtained a clear picture of how residents want to see the township evolve, consultant Glenn Grisdale …

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