October 16, 2018
Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority Wins Multiple Awards

​The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) $165,819 for 41 housing vouchers that will provide permanent affordable housing to non-elderly persons with disabilities who are “transitioning out of institutionalization, or who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.” LMHA administers these funds through their Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority Receives Multiple Awards
2019 Minimum Wage Increase

The Ohio Department of Commerce recently announced a minimum wage increase for 2019. The minimum wage for non-tipped employees will increase to $8.55 per hour.

Institute for Leadership and Advocacy Set to Begin in January

The 18th edition of the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce’s public service leadership program is set to begin in January. Every year, the program graduates individuals representing a cross-section of the area who go on to improve the region and advance their own professional goals. The program is the longest running of its kind in the state. A no-cost information session about what you can expect from the Institute will be on Wednesday, November 7 at 8:00 a.m. 

Vote for Business - Campaign Central

The election is approaching and early voting has started in Lucas County. With 24 issues and 62 candidates listed on the Lucas County Ballot, your voice is needed to help shape the future of our region.

Visit the Chamber's Campaign Central for links to voting resources throughout Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan. Additionally, you will find recommendations from The Leadership Fund, the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce Board and the Toledo Area Small Business Association (TASBA) on specific candidates and issues. 

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