The Better Business Bureau and WiBN invite you to nominate a Miami Valley watchable woman for the Top 25 Women to Watch Award. These awards recognize women who: Are exceptional in their roles and respected in their fields Are causing more than just a ripple in the public arena and in their communities “Light a spark” or make an impression on their circles of influence Each woman stands out in some special way – because of her leadership, community service and professional achievements – or all three. Among the criteria for inclusion are: A woman’s recent … [Read more...] about Nominate a Top 25 Woman to Watch
The newest Pop-Up Shop, part of an initiative to fill downtown storefronts called Activated Spaces opened today! Starred by Tamika, located at 37 S. St. Clair in St. Clair Lofts is a candle shop featuring candle workshops and other events. Specials throughout the day include free Starred tote bags to the first 20 customers, and anyone who registers private group candle-making sessions in advance will receive a grand opening discount. The new shop is a part of the eleventh phase of the Pop-Up Project. Additional pop-up shops are in lease negotiations and will be announced later. “We applied … [Read more...] about New Candle Shop Opens Downtown
Volunteering gives you the chance to vote every day about the kind of community and world you want to live in. It gives you the opportunity to be apart of something bigger than yourself and use your civic responsibility for the greater good Volunteering lets you meet people from all walks of life. It gives you the chance to form real relationships that can have a lasting impact on your life. You could meet your new best friend, future business partner or have a conversation that sparks a real change in your life. Did you know volunteering is also an excellent way to boost your career … [Read more...] about A New Way To Find Volunteer Opportunities
#SpreadtheGood, The Dayton Foundation’s social media campaign that celebrates and builds awareness of the good work happening through nonprofits in the region, is back for a third year and set to begin on October 22 (Making a Difference Day). Between October 22 and November 18, individuals and nonprofit organizations are encouraged to show how they #SpreadtheGood by taking action photos of good deeds happening in the community and uploading them to the Foundation’s 2016 #SpreadtheGood online photo gallery. Each photo will enter the featured nonprofit into an opportunity to receive one of … [Read more...] about #SpreadtheGood Returns Oct 22nd
Human 2.0 festival is a festival that offers FREE full-fledged Yoga, Meditation, Tai Chi, Qi Gong classes, all in a natural, tranquil setting. The stage is set with engaging speakers, and a multitude of activities aimed at exploring the various facets of the mind-body-self connection. Local food trucks will be serving delicious food, and the kids will enjoy our multitude of activities such as face-painting booths and a 7-foot tall blank canvas! This festival is a space for you to explore the ways and means to create your OWN unique reality. We would like to invite you to come and set … [Read more...] about Human 2.0 Fest debuts in Dayton
Don't miss out on the last Yellow Cab Food Truck Rally of 2016 on Oct 21st from 5-10pm! They have had a great season of awesome food trucks but if you miss this one you'll have to wait until March to enjoy another beautiful Friday evening at The "Old" Yellow Cab building. They are partnering with Night Market to bring delicious produce and other local items to every food truck rally this season. The recently updated Yellow Cab facility will be full of gourmet street food, live music and craft beer. Since this is so close to Halloween they are encouraging attendees to come dress in their … [Read more...] about Last Yellow Cab Food Truck Rally of the 2016 Season
Dayton's Story Slam event returns to the stage at Wiley's Comedy Joint on Wednesday the 19th this month. In the spirit of The Moth, Dayton has its own monthly storytelling stage. Presented by Dayton Most Metro and produced by Shelly Hulce and Bryan Suddith the event welcomes anyone with a story to tell. The rules ares few and make the storytelling experience accessible for anyone who enjoys hearing a good storing or telling one. The Moth rules are simple. Stories are told in the first person, are always true, are about 5-6 minutes in length, are unscripted (no notes) and are told … [Read more...] about Wanna Hear Some Great Campfire Stories?
At the heart of Dayton’s comeback are talented people taking risks and shaping our city. You can find their stories in locally-run coffee shops, coworking spaces, entrepreneurial hubs, artist spaces, brewery tasting rooms, and the kitchens of local restaurants. A groundswell of entrepreneurial and creative activity is changing Dayton. Earlier this year, almost 100 people came together to begin an initiative to help more enterprising Daytonians start downtown. This initiative promotes the people and their stories who are changing Dayton and why they are launching their endeavors here. One of … [Read more...] about Start Downtown
In an email sent today from Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley she shared that she's "proud and excited to announce that Dayton has received a top score of 100 on the 2016 Human Rights Campaign's Municipal Equality Index! Dayton is one of just 3 cities in Ohio and 60 nationwide to earn a perfect score. Dayton is also just one of 37 cities to be named an All-Star City, representing a high score in a state lacking supportive state-level laws." The Municipal Equality Index is based upon a set of 44 criteria that fall into five broad categories: non-discrimination laws, municipal employment policies, … [Read more...] about Dayton Gets Perfect Score on LGBT Equality Index!
Welcome to Week 36 of Mystery Mondays. The answer to Week 35’s Mystery Photo is The Leaders Bench located on the south end of Riverscape along the walkway area by the rectangle fountains, behind the The Enormous Information Universe . We congratulate our randomly drawn winner Joy D of Dayton- Rapid Fired Pizza certificates are coming your way! We challenge you to tell us where in the Dayton area this photo was taken by filling out the form below. We’ll do a random drawing from all those with a correct answer and the winner will get 2 pizzas from Rapid Fired Pizza. Enter … [Read more...] about Mystery Monday: Monday, Oct 17th