Dayton Holiday Festival Kicks Off Friday

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The Dayton Holiday Festival is your source for family-friendly holiday fun in downtown Dayton. Started by Mrs. Virginia Kettering more than 40 years ago so that all children could enjoy the holiday season regardless of their economic means, the Festival continues today with free attractions for the community.



Dayton Named “All-Star City” for LGBT Rights

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Dayton is a really LGBT friendly city according to the Human Rights Campaign’s MEI, based on openness & inclusion of a city as a place to live & an employer.



Dayton: A City Worth Fighting For

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Learn about milestones achieved via the Greater Downtown Dayton Plan since its launch in 2010. Our city has momentum and you can be part of its revitalization.



Call for submissions: EarthFest 2015 Poster Contest!

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EarthFest is a volunteer-created Earth Day Festival hosted by Garden Station featuring over 35 hands-on DIY Sustainable Living Workshops, Live Local Music, Booths by over 40 environmentally friendly organizations, a non-GMO Heirloom Plant Sale and more! The first EarthFest happened in 2013, was organized by 2 people and over 1000 attended. Last year a team of 7 volunteers organized the event that drew almost 5000 attendees. This year a Neighborhood Mini-Grant by the City of Dayton was awarded to expand the festival. A part of that expansion includes inviting local artists to design this year’s … [Read more...]



Organizing 101 with Kim Metter of Designed to Organize

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Kim Metter, Professional Organizer and Owner of Designed to Organize, LLC sits down to answer some questions about her business and organizing.



Plan To Be A Part of the Santa Pub Crawl, Benefitting Toys for Tots

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This is the ninth year the Santa Pub Crawl participants don their most festive holiday attire, bring toys for tots and drink their way through the Oregon District.



Oregon Historic District Society Candlelight Tour Now Taking Reservations

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This guided Oregon Historic District Annual Holiday Candlelight Tour takes you through beautiful historic homes, artfully decorated for the holidays.



Synergy Incubators Is Hanging Up Its Apron

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After two years of challenging and exciting work, it’s time for us to step away. But first, we’d like to thank you. We’re in awe of the passionate support of people like you. Your generosity and engagement kept us inspired and drove us forward.



Food Summit Celebrates Local, Healthful Eating

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Explore why it's important to support our local producers, examines what our children are learning about food and farming in the classroom and how can boost our local economy & bring fresh, local food into our homes?



“Of Soft And Golden Hue” – The Stoddard Avenue Pumpkin Glow

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The Stoddard Avenue Pumpkin Glow   “When black cats prowl and pumpkins gleam, May luck be yours on Halloween.” (note - this article was originally written in October 2010 and has been updated for 2014) Reflecting on a pumpkin patch, it reminds me of the way a community should truly be. Occupying your own mounded hill, you are nurtured from the same sustenance offered to your neighbor. When you bask in the warmth of a sunlit day, your neighbors feel the sun’s impartial rays as well. When hard times befall you, the community must endure the inclement storms. Eventually, your … [Read more...]