Know a Dayton Community Builder Who Deserves Recognition?


This award honors a Dayton resident whoexemplifies vision and compassion toward neighborhood and community. The winner will be recognized during the CityLinks Neighborhood Leadership Conference luncheon, held April 10, 2015, at 1700 S. Patterson Blvd. on the University of Dayton River Campus. Before her passing, Mattie Davis held a major position in organizing the Edgemont Neighborhood Coalition in 1978. She also played a lead role in producing the award-winning Edgemont Solar Garden. Joe Kanak was involved in virtually   everyinitiative sponsored by the Northeast Priority Board and Old … [Read more...]

Nominations Now Open for Behavioral Health HOPE & Innovation Awards


The Greater Dayton Mental Health Foundation is accepting nominations for the Behavioral Health HOPE Award and the Innovation Award for Advancement in the Field of Behavioral Health. The Behavioral Health HOPE Awards recognizes an individual’s ability to overcome tremendous odds in achieving recovery, the ability to provide hope to others in their journey to recovery and the ability to bring insight for change in the behavioral health treatment community. The Innovation Award for Advancement in The Field of Behavioral Health recognizes an organization’s or individual’s dedication to the … [Read more...]

Welcome to The Collaboratory!


How do fresh ideas for communities come about? People getting together and building them. The Collaboratory want to help Dayton builders do just that,

Why You Should Only Buy Your Cookies Directly From A Girl Scout!


I implore you to only buy cookies from Girl Scouts. I know there are many well intentioned parents that want to help their daughters, and help support the troops so they can put on all the programs they have scheduled; but please help them by letting them sell!

Annual Community Awards Banquet Recipients Announced


The Beavercreek Chamber of Commerce has a long-standing tradition of recognizing community & Chamber members’ excellence at their Annual Community Awards Banquet.

Aerospace Professional Development Center at Wright State Takes Flight at Grand Opening


The Aerospace Professional Development Center will unite education with aerospace and defense industry partners to leverage regional capabilities and build a pipeline of talent that flows seamlessly from higher education to the workforce.

Frigid Temps Could Mean Frozen Pipes for Hundreds in Dayton Area


With the cold, frigid temperatures of the past week, comes a problem many of us do not think about. It is the emergency of frozen plumbing pipes. As the temperatures rise back above 32 degrees,hundreds of families and property owners in the Miami Valley will be dealing with flooded rooms, caused by frozen pipes. The Problem: As temperatures dip into single digits, many pipes in the home began to cool as well. Some pipes are susceptible to becoming fully or partly frozen. When the water in these pipes freezes and expands, it can cause cracks and breaks in some of the strongest pipes. As the pipes thaw, homeowners may find themselves in a situation with water literally coming out of the walls.

Oregon District? Not this week! Downtown Dayton bleeds scarlet and gray


Football fever has gripped the Dayton region. With the debut of the NCAA’s national championship game featuring state favorite Ohio State University, fans everywhere are paying homage to the Buckeyes in the hopes of a national title. One downtown neighborhood went as far as a temporary name change to reflect their team solidarity. On Monday, Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley signed a proclamation renaming the Oregon District to the “Buckeye District” from January 6 through the 12th when the Buckeyes will take on the Ducks from the University of Oregon. In addition to the name change, several … [Read more...]

Dayton City Commission Names Warren Price City Manager


Price's career highlights include, serving as the Director of Safety and Director of Public Service & Chief of Staff for the City of Canton Ohio from 2009 - 2013.

Celebrating Karen Levin On Her Birthday!


Karen Levin is a native Daytonian, serving as executive director, trustee, and secretary of the Levin Family Foundation. The not-for-profit philanthropic organization grants about $1 million annually to Montgomery County organizations that focus on the hungry, the homeless, the medically underserved as well as women and children at risk.