Dayton Magazine

Category : December 2019

December 2019

Musical Variety

Miami Valley Community Concert Association offers affordable, diverse concertsEric Spangler The Miami Valley Community Concert Association has had one goal since it was founded in 1991—to present live performances by professional artists to the local community at affordable prices. It has met that goal every year through its four concerts per season, says Mary Fran [...]

December 2019

Sketch: The Art of Giving

Using creativity and hair for a fundraiser that's a cut aboveAbby Holfrichter It was a rainy Friday night on the east side of Dayton and there I stood, wearing a wig made of faux flower petals stacked over a foot tall and a face of sticky, stark white makeup. I was about to walk down [...]

December 2019

The Artifact Finder

Carl Beust, 40-year NCR patent chief, helped preserve the story of Dayton and beyondLeo Deluca On Dec. 17, 1903, on a distant stretch of windswept beach in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, Orville Wright became the world’s first pilot. Earlier that year, back home in Dayton, 17-year-old Carl Beust joined the National Cash Register patent department as [...]

December 2019

A Green and Growing Industry

Area dispensaries and state departments work together in the first year of public access to legal medical marijuanaKevin Michell Medical marijuana has been legalized in the state of Ohio for over three years but only this year have residents begun seeing dispensaries open up for business across the state. The first ones opened in mid-January, [...]

December 2019

A Slice of Entrepreneurial Pie

Local business owner Eric Soller shares how building up fellow businesses is part of successAbby Hofrichter Every day (except Monday) starting at 11 a.m. people from across Dayton start lining up for a piece of Eric Soller’s pie. As founder of Old Scratch Pizza, Soller owns and operates two Neapolitan-style pizza restaurants in the Dayton [...]

December 2019

Five Questions with John Gower on the Emergence of Urban

Ginny McCabe Dayton Magazine caught up with John Gower, urban designer and place-maker engineer for the city of Dayton and CityWide Development Corp. He talked about the recent revitalization happening downtown and the emergence of urban living in Dayton. He also touched on the recent sale of the Mendelson’s building and how its development fits [...]

December 2019

The Importance of Leisure

The Dayton VA mixes fun and rehabilitation with its recreation therapy programCorinne Minard Getting back to day-to-day life can be difficult after a hospital stay or surgery, but this is particularly true for veterans. That’s why the Dayton Veteran Affairs Medical Center offers its patients recreation therapy. Recreation therapy addresses physical, cognitive, emotional, psychosocial and leisure [...]

December 2019

Guide to Charitable Giving 2019

In disaster's wake, service organizations continue to rely on public supportTim Walker Guide to Charitable Giving 2019 To receive more articles from Dayton Magazine sign-up for a complimentary subscription here! 

December 2019

Wealth Management Guide 2019

Financial planning is important to achieve goals and objectives in lifeBeth Langefels Wealth Management Guide 2019 To receive more articles from Dayton Magazine sign-up for a complimentary subscription here! 

December 2019

Still Standing

Woman’s Club of Dayton is reinventing itself once againJim Bucher Some will find it difficult to believe but not too long ago women couldn’t vote, found it difficult to have their own credit cards, did not always have access to higher education and in some cases could not serve on juries. Remember the old adage, [...]