Veteran’s Day Ceremony on Saturday


There will be a Veteran’s Day Ceremony this Saturday, November 12 at the Point Place Lighthouse. The ceremony will begin at noon, and will feature music, a salute to the Armed Services of the United States, and more. Come on out and support your veterans!


Ice Cream Social next Wednesday


October PPBA Meeting – Candidates’ Forum

October General Meeting

The October PPBA general meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at Friendship Park Community Center, 2930 – 131st Street, Toledo, OH 43611.

This meeting will be a “Meet The Candidates” Night. There is no social hour. A pizza & salad buffet will be ready at 5:45 PM catered by J-Cups Pizza, and the meeting will be at 6:00 PM. Dinner for Paid and Lifetime Members is free. Guests and Honorary Members are $10. There will be a 50/50 Raffle to benefit the Friendship Park Community Center. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5.

If you are planning to attend, please make your reservation(s) by registering online at, or by contacting either Connie Durand or Mary Lichtenwald. Deadline to register is Monday night, October 17th.

Meet the Candidates Night & Ice Cream Social

The “Meet the Candidates” Forum will be from 7-9 PM. We will be hosting a Free Ice Cream Social prior to the Meet the Candidates Forum for the general public. PPBA Members will be able to enjoy an ice cream sundae after our meeting before the forum begins. Contact Joyce Ejhinger if you are willing to help out.

Trunk or Treat

Friendship Park Community Center is the hosting a “Trunk or Treat” on Saturday, October 29th from noon to 3:00 PM. We would like to invite area businesses to join with us in this event for the community children. There is no fee. Friendship Park will make hot dogs, chips and a soft drink available for a donation. Contact Mary Lichtenwald if you have questions or want to be involved.

For more information click here to see our Newsletter

September Meeting on September 21st

To our members:

Our September PPBA general meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 21st, at Bay View Yacht Club, 3902 N Summit Street, Toledo, OH 43611. The speaker for the evening will be Jay Berschback, Head Meteorologist from 13abc Action News.

Dinner will be prepared by Kelly’s Catering. Social hour begins at 6:00 PM and dinner is at 6:30 PM. Dinner for Paid and Lifetime Members is free. Guests and Honorary Members are $10. There will be a 50/50 Raffle; tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5.

If you are planning to attend, please make your reservation(s) by registering online at, or by contacting either Connie Durand at 419-344-7873 ( or Mary Lichtenwald at or 419-472-6529. Deadline to register is Monday night, September 19th.

Sandpiper Cruise this Wednesday

Sandpiper Cruise for Our August Meeting!

Instead of our regular August meeting we are taking a Sandpiper Cruise. The cruise will take place on Wednesday, August 17th. We begin boarding promptly at 6:45 pm, and leave the dock at 7:00. This will be a lovely evening cruise operated by PPBA member Mary Dalby and her Sandpiper boat. The cost is only $15 for members and $20 for guests. This includes both your cruise and a light meal by Kelly’s Catering. The Sandpiper is docked at Promenade Park at Jefferson and Water Streets in downtown Toledo. Come early to make sure you find a place to park and get on board on time. Food, water and soft drinks will be provided. You are welcome to bring alcoholic beverages. Invite friends and family to join us for the cruise.

If you would like to attend you need to make a reservation by registering online at or by contacting either Connie Durand at 419-344-7873 ( or Mary Lichtenwald at or 419-472-6529. Deadline to register is Tuesday, August 16, 2016.

You will need to pay before boarding the boat. Please bring correct change or check made out to PPBA with Sandpiper in the memo.

Kelly Miller Circus Coming August 10 and 11!

Circus BandW ad 2016 copy Circus Color ad 2016 copy

Fun at the Mud Hens Game!

Here are some photos from our Mud Hens Game Outing on August 20, 2016!


Mud Hens Game on July 20!

Our July PPBA Membership Meeting & Dinner will be a group outing to a Toledo Mud Hens Game on Wednesday, July 20th. They will be playing Pawtucket @ 7:05 pm. We may have a short business meeting at 6:30 with buffet dinner to follow during the game.

The cost is $20 for members, which will include dinner and game, and $30 for guests and non-members.

You are welcome to invite friends and family (kids and grandkids welcome). The deadline for RSVP has been extended to July 15. You can sign on line at or contact Mary Lichtenwald at or 419-472-6529 or Joyce Ejhinger at or 419-320-9979. We need payment in advance. You will need a ticket and wrist band to enter.

You will enter through the Swap Shop on St. Clair or Washington Streets. You will take the elevator to the 3rd floor.

We will have a private area for PPBA in the Roost. The Roost is the most popular party and entertainment space at Fifth Third Field, and for good reason. There’s nothing like it, anywhere. Located in right field, The Roost offers guests the opportunity to be inside or to watch the game from an outdoor deck that says offers the best seats in Minor League Baseball.

You can drive and park, carpool or…Catch the TARTA Shuttle at the Alexis Rd. Meijer (1500 E. Alexis Road)

Muddy™ Shuttle Park-N-Ride:

  • Arrive at any TARTA Muddy Shuttle Park-N-Ride location one hour before home game time for a direct ride to Fifth Third Field.
  • It’s only $1.25 per person—60¢ for seniors 65+ and persons with disabilities—each way, payable each time you board the Muddy Shuttle. No game ticket is required to ride.
  • Return trips leave 20 minutes after the end of the game. Or, when post-game fireworks are featured, return bus trips leave 20 minutes after the fireworks. When the game’s over, please board your Muddy Shuttle bus on the first-base side of Fifth Third Field on Washington and N. Huron Streets.
  • Ride any TARTA bus downtown to a Mud Hens game for the regular fare.


Coloring Sheet for Circus

Click here to download and print the Circus Coloring Sheet.

Coloring Page for Circus

Mile for Mustard Seed Walk

The 12th Annual “Mile for Mustard Seed” walk is on Saturday, June 18!

The walk will start at Cullen Park (on Summit Street in Point Place) and finish at Friendship Park (on 131st Street).

Registration: 9 am to 9:45
Walk begins at 10 am

A $15 donation is all it takes to join the walk! You get a free T-shirt, refreshments are provided, and all proceeds go to Mustard Seed, a local non-profit organization that supplies food, school supplies, and other necessities to area families.

For a $30 donation your name or the name of your business will be printed on the back of the T-shirt.

You can run or walk or just donate! Please, we need your support!

Note: the registration deadline for walking and sponsorship is Friday, June 3, 2016.

Download the registration form here.

For more information contact co-chairmen Donna Bargy at 419-729-2647 or Joyce Ejhinger at