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Mayor Collins proclaims April Compassion Month

Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins has issued a proclamation naming April as Compassion Month in the City of Toledo. This declaration is part of the City’s effort to be a participant in the Campaign for Compassionate Cities.

There are a number of events planned during the month of April as part of Compassion Month, including:

Friday morning, April 25 - Signing Ceremony at Government Center with Press Conference and Reception
Friday, April 25 noon to 8 PM - Compassion Networking Convention at Seagate Convention Center - compassion providers, arts and music
Community Service Days throughout April, culminating April 25 – 27
Sunday, 27 April, 4 – 7 PM, 13th Annual MultiFaith Banquet - Heroes of Compassion; Franciscan Center, Lourdes University

More information on Toledo’s branding as a Compassionate City can be found at the website:

A scanned copy of the proclamation is attached to this email.

For more information on the City’s involvement in the Campaign for Compassionate Cities, please contact Linda Alvarado, Executive Director of the Board of Community Relations at 419-245-1565.

For more information on the events planned for Compassion Month and the overall campaign for our area please contact Judy Trautman of Greater Toledo NW Ohio Compassionate Community/Multifaith Council of NW Ohio at 419-475-6535.

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