- Toledo High School STEM Program Volunteers Earn Praise
- MAP After School Classes Find Fun In Learning
- Today: Vision:Toledo Arts, Rec & Events At The MAC
- Tech Report: 5G Proposal - Pro & Con
- Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
Full moon 5:30 AM Wednesday morning...
Toledo School District posted a shout out: Thanks to our local volunteers for enhancing our STEM programming at THS.
Green energy solutions on display.
Educator Andrea Jones writes: From da Vinci, Giacometti, Calder, and Kandinsky to sculpting, working with color and texture, mixing chemicals, solving challenges through invention, and assembling an LED crystal - we have been enjoying learning through art and science!
This club has way too much fun and I just want to keep making art every day!
Plus: MAP comic creators and hand-crafters are super busy working on their stories and character development! They’ve also been learning new hands-on skills and showing off their talents by sculpting with pipe cleaners, foil, duct tape, clay and putty - a few even talked about going into business together making duct tape wallets!
I’m always impressed by how this larger group works so well together in a small space -though it can get loud and busy at times, they are (most of the time!) genuinely kind, considerate and collaborative.
And: MAP music & math focus club is off to a good start and getting ready to welcome more new members next week!
I love seeing kids enjoy working with numbers. They’ve been really into working logic puzzles and it’s been a fun challenge for me to keep up with them!
Tuesday: Join the movers & shakers in your community. BIG Community Meeting March 22.
vision:TOLEDO ARTS, RECREATION, & EVENTS 6:30 PM at Morgan Arts Centre
AGENDA for Tuesday, January 30, 2018
a. Library -- Pat Caldwell
b. Historical Society -- Don Brenner
c. Toledo Senior Center -- Anna Melkers
d. Common Ground Toledo -- Brian Dennis
e. TES Kid's Garden -- Brooke Acosta
f. Steamboat Alley -- Jamie Cummings
a. Welcome Bags -- Sheila Richardson
b. Toledo Thursday Market -- Jamie Cummings
c. Cheesecake Club -- Jamie Cummings
d. Tourism Board -- Joanne Dennis
a. BIG Community Meeting -- Mike Morgan
b. Streetscaping -- Mayor Dobosh
c. State budget -- Joh Jones
d. Connected Identity -- Sheila Richardson
e. Toledo Investment Group -- Joh Jones
Tech Report: 5G Proposal - Pro & Con
Vox.com details a bold proposal by the government to nationalize US 5G network; detractors include the Federal Trade Commission. Monday’s report here.
Also Monday, CNNTech explains What Is 5G? Includes a simple infographic on the evolution of wireless network technology (2G, 3G, 4G, 5G) and how these serve us daily.
Reuters described the plan by the President’s National Security Team as a measure to protect against China’s threat to US cyber security and economic security.
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai opposed the move in a statement issued Monday morning via Twitter. More on TheVerge.com.
Meanwhile, Nokia promises their new 5G chipset will be available by 3rd quarter this year, according to Tech Republic, adding: Nokia's new ReefShark 5G chipset...will triple the throughput of an existing baseband station from 28 Gbps to 84 Gbps, reduce power consumption by 64%, and greatly reduce antenna size requirements.
Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
Fundraiser: Through January 31, 2018 at Toledo Senior Center.
This will be a silent auction held as a fundraiser for our center. It will be going on until Jan 31st.
Come in and check us out.
Fondness: Gallery 505 February Exhibit - Affairs of the Heart.
First Look 1 - 8 PM Thursday, February 1.
Open Wednesday through Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. through February 24.
Final Chance: ARTrails Application Deadline February 1
Feel Good Giving: Toledo Presbyterian Church plans to host a Red Cross Blood Drive every two months, as long as folks support this community event by rolling up their sleeves.
Next date: Friday 12:30-5:30 p.m. February 2, 2018 - Groundhog Day. Watch for flyers or contact Kathy Hill, (360)219-7756.
Feed: Toledo High School ASB Fundraiser Breakfast 8 - 10 AM February 3 featuring omelettes & pancakes OR biscuits n’ gravy. $5 includes beverage.
Advance tix available (& encouraged).
For The Future: TES PTO Kids Garden is looking for garden sponsors, which ensures the continuation and improvement of this awesome program. If your family or business is interested, the form is below.
* Garden Sponsor Form 2017-18.docx
City of Toledo announces a vacancy on the Planning Commission:
The City of Toledo is seeking one person to fill a vacancy on the Planning Commission. The Planning Commission acts as an advisory body to the City Council on all land use, and comprehensive planning issues. The Commission is specifically responsible for providing recommendations on subdivisions, zoning, annexation requests, reviewing and approving conditional use permits, approving business license, and is an integral part of the implementation of the Growth Management Act. The vacancy must be filled by a citizen of the corporate City limits of Toledo. All candidates must be a minimum of 18 years old and a registered voter.
If you are interested in the vacancy on the Toledo Planning Commission, please submit a letter of interest to: Mayor Steve Dobosh, City of Toledo, PO Box 236, Toledo, Washington 98591 or drop off a letter at Toledo City Hall, 130 North Second Street, Toledo. If you have additional questions regarding this vacancy, contact Toledo City Hall at (360) 864-4564.
Recommendation will be made from candidates for approval by City Council. Open until filled.
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