The Catholic Charities Lead Paint Education and Awareness
Program is promoting July as Got Lead? month in Toledo. Events include free
lead testing for pregnant women and children age 6 and under from 10 a.m. to 2
p.m. July 11, 25 and 31 at the Catholic Center, 1933 Spielbusch.
The program will also sponsor lead paint information tables
at the Lagrange Street Polish Festival, July 12 and 13, the Lucas County Fair
on July 22, The Toledo Zoo on July 28 and at various Catholic church festivals
throughout the month of July. Additionally, Catholic Charities will offer free
lead testing. According to a news release, the first 50 parents that have their
child tested for lead in July will receive a $10 gift card to Major Magic’s.
For more information, call (419) 244-6711 ext. 422.
— John P. Krudy