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Travel Circle Videos

Posted by ScottC on January 11, 2022 at 3:50 PM

Watch recordings of 2021 and 2022 Travel Circle Presentations

2022 recording

Iconic Cities: Chicago, Havana, New Orleans by Barbara Laird, Jan 8, 2022

2021 recordings

Japan: Timeless Beauty into the 21st Century by Vince Walsh, Jan 2, 2021


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Benefit MVA Each Time You Shop Online

Posted by ScottC on November 29, 2018 at 3:45 PM

Help MVA while you shop online, and it won’t cost you anything.

Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to Maumee Valley Adventurers when you shop using Amazon Smile. Here’s how:

Instead of logging into, go to this link and ente...

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Make MVA Your Community Rewards Designee at Kroger

Posted by ScottC on August 29, 2016 at 9:20 PM

Maumee Valley Adventurers has been accepted into the Kroger Community Rewards program. It is one of the easiest ways for you to support our organization. Based on our collective purchases each quarter, Kroger will make a contribution to Maumee Valley Adventurers. There is no extra charge to you; it comes directly from Kroger as part of their community involvement.


If you already have an online Kroger account and wish to select Maumee Valley Adventurers as your Community Rew...

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MVA Purchases Fixit Station For Metroparks

Posted by ScottC on May 15, 2015 at 3:55 PM

Five Groups Work Together To Improve Cycling For Everyone

Maumee Valley Adventurers recently helped bring the first self-service bicycle repair stations to northwest Ohio. MVA was one of five local clubs to purchase Dero Fixit stations, four of which have been installed. Board member Keith Webb, who proposed the idea to Metropark and contacted t...

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Maumee Valley Adventurers Seeks Grant Proposals

Posted by ScottC on February 17, 2015 at 4:25 PM

Maumee Valley Adventurers, a local group known for hosting bike tours and travel-related programs, is seeking applications for grants to support initiatives that further the group’s healthy lifestyle mission.


One-time grants, typically under $1,000, will be made to non-profit organizations, schools and similar civic-minded organizations. In awarding grants, the MVA board will be guided by the following priorities established by its...

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MVA Assists UT Student Traveling To Japan

Posted by ScottC on May 5, 2014 at 2:35 PM

MVA is pleased to award a grant for $100 to Jasmond Young, a University of Toledo student, to assist with expenses for a study abroad program. A junior studying marketing and entrepreneurship, Jasmond will travel to Japan for three weeks, where she will visit Tokyo, Toyohashi and Kyoto. Look for Jasmond to share stories from her adventure in an upcoming Travel Circle presentation and article on our website.

Maumee Valley Adventurers Awards Grant To Safe Kids For Bicycle Education

Posted by ScottC on March 25, 2014 at 4:00 PM

Maumee Valley Adventurers has awarded a $1,000 grant to Safe Kids Greater Toledo to help continue the program’s youth bicycle education efforts. The grant will pay for bike helmets, supplies and staff time to coordinate three bike rodeos.

MVA is a local organization formed by the board of the former Hostelling International-Toledo Area Council th...

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Thank You!

Posted by ScottC on January 8, 2014 at 5:05 PM

Dear MVA Member,

As we begin our second year as an organization I want to express my gratitude to all of you who have supported the organization throughout the year. Your participation and willingness to volunteer in an activity or program is very much appreciated. Giving of your valuable time and energy is nothing to be taken for granted.

I am honored to be a part of such a vibrant group.

In closing I want to invite you to our annual meeting that will be held this yea...

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Logo Approved

Posted by ScottC on January 30, 2013 at 4:45 PM

MVA Mission Statement

Posted by ScottC on January 30, 2013 at 4:40 PM

The mission of Maumee Valley Adventurers is to educate and empower people of all ages, cultures and economic backgrounds by providing and advocating for affordable recreational and travel opportunities.