Dayton Magazine

Category : August 2020

August 2020

7 Questions with Country Applefest’s Jessie Lyn Fisher

Country Applefest at the Warren County Fairgrounds offers crafts, entertainment, free parking and plenty of apple-centric food. Noah Tong Overseeing a 17-member committee, Jessie Lyn Fisher has been chairwoman of Lebanon’s Country Applefest for three years. The festival, hosted at Warren County Fairgrounds, will take place on Saturday, Sept. 28 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. It [...]

August 2020

Meeting the Needs of Students

Indiana Wesleyan University celebrates 100 years of higher educationTimothy Walker The times, as the old song goes, are indeed a-changin,’ and the way that modern universities nurture, motivate and educate their students has changed as well. Indiana Wesleyan University is now celebrating its 100th year as one of the lowest-priced—yet highest-quality—Christian universities in the country [...]

August 2020

Searching For Home

Children screamed as tornado's winds sought to rip them from mother's armsTim Walker “When the roof came off the house I thought we were dead,” my wife, Elizabeth, says to me later when it was all over. “But I just couldn’t let the kids know that.” After dark on May 27—following a pleasant, sunny Memorial [...]

August 2020

Shedding Pounds Through Science

Profile by Sanford brings one-on-one weight-loss coaching to the Dayton areaKevin Michell Fad diets come and go and nutritional advice can change at the drop of a hat. Profile by Sanford was created to address confusion about weight-loss techniques through individualized plans backed by physician-driven science. It’s a method that seems to be catching on. [...]

August 2020

Story of Promise

Children's Historical Publishing connects at-risk youth to their future through stories of Dayton's pastVal Beerbower William Bell was surprised and a little disappointed when he found out his stepchildren didn’t know some of Dayton’s most influential inventors. He was determined to remedy this and a passion project quickly blossomed into a publishing company that today [...]

August 2020

Toward Longer, Healthier Lives

Congenital heart defects mean a lifetime of careJennifer Patterson Lorenzetti There are few things as frightening for a parent as finding out a child is sick. However, this is the situation for about one in 100 children born each year with a congenital heart defect. Many of these defects will require a lifetime relationship with [...]

August 2020

A Life’s Calling

Victory Project founder provides a foundation of hard work, faith and love for young menJim Bucher Victory: An act of defeating an enemy. Monnie Bush is on a one-man mission and has the credentials for it. The former officer with Riverside and ranger with Five Rivers MetroParks would observe the daily happenings on the mean [...]

August 2020

Wood to Go

Jay Kinsinger rides into the future on his one-of-a-kind wooden bicyclesKeely Brown Jay Kinsinger doesn’t just ride bicycles—he creates them. Kinsinger’s love for cycling began the first time he rode a bike at age 6. He started building steel bikes when he was 14 years old and worked in bike shops throughout high school and [...]

August 2020

A Passion for Food

Executive chef Kenny Arnold puts his heart and soul into everything at View 162Ginny McCabe Executive chef Kenny Arnold of Crowne Plaza Dayton has always had a passion for great food combined with superior customer service. With more than 20 years in the food industry, he previously honed his skills as the former head chef [...]