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April

  • West Carrollton is hiring for positions in the Parks Department and Service Department. To apply, click here
  • For more information on COVID-19 funeral assistance from FEMA, click here
  • Sugarcreek Township will hold a spring clean-up day on April 10. For more information, click here
  • Click here to sign up for a Red Cross blood drive near you
  • Find out how to get $25 in free Downtown Dollars when you buy $50 here
  • To apply for the Dayton Police Department, click here
  • Click here to sign up to volunteer for Meals-on-Wheels
  • Mosaic Church is holding “Feed 5K” food drives in April. For more information, click here
  • Miami University will hold vaccine clinics for students on April 10, 11, 15 and 16. Click here to schedule an appointment
  • Watch Wright State University’s special meeting on Intercollegiate Athletics on April 6th, by clicking here
  • To submit works for the Dayton Metro Library Poetry Contest, click here.
  • To enter in the OEA Redistricting Contest, click here
  • To search RISS, Montgomery County’s new land record management system, click here
  • To view a sample voting ballot, click here
  • The Day Air Ballpark will host a comedy show on May 9. To purchase tickets, click here
  • To register to be an Ohio organ donor, click here
  • Click here to register to vote before the April 5 deadline for Ohio’s Primary and Special Election
  • Sign-up for With God’s Grace Easter Baskets Giveaway happening on April 3rd by clicking here
  • University of Dayton faculty and students can click here to reserve a spot in-person for Holy Week
  • Huber Heights opened up its Yard Waste Site on April 1st. For a list of acceptable and unacceptable material, click here
  • The Artemis Center is in need of hair products for people with curly hair. To donate, click here.

March

  • If you’re interested in volunteering in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, click here
  • If you lost a loved one due to COVID-19 and need assistance with the cost of the funeral, click here
  • To report robocalls, text “ROBO” to 888111 or click here
  • The CBC will host a blood drive on Friday, April 2. Click here to register or call (937) 461-3220
  • To find a food bank near you, click here
  • Click here to register for Mercy Health – Springfield’s virtual experienced RN hiring event Tuesday, April 13
  • McDonald’s is looking to hire thousands of employees across Ohio in April. To apply, click here
  • To see the full DORA proposal to the City of Miamisburg, click here
  • To request a bunny bag from the Greater Dayton Recreation Center, call 937-333-4732 or the Lohrey Recreation Center at 937-333-3131
  • To donate to the Women’s Board of Dayton Children’s hospital, click here
  • To donate to a GoFundMe for the family of Colorado shooting victim Lynn Murray, click here
  • To RSVP to the North Dayton School of Discovery food giveaway, click here
  • Click here to sign up for Kettering’s “Adult Easter Egg Hunt” on March 26
  • If you would like to comment on one or more of the projects ODOT has planned head here
  • The City of Dayton moved its tax deadline to May 17 – Find out all you need to know here
  • To learn more DPAA Arts Explorer Streams or to register for their educational offerings, educators can go here
  • Beavercreek residents can fill out this form to request the police department perform a “Vacation House Check” while they’re away
  • To report a scam to the Better Business Bureau, click here
  • For more information on the Run a Mile for Jaxon fundraiser, click here
  • Find out how you can participate in a virtual job fair for anyone interested in working for a school district in the Miami Valley here
  • Take part in the Girls on the Run virtual raffle and make your donation here
  • Learn more about filing for unemployment, get help finding a job, or how to report suspected fraud here
  • To report racist violence and harassment to Stop AAPI Hate, click here
  • Search “Dayton Human Relations Council” to download the app for Android or click here for iOS
  • To watch the Montgomery County Auditor’s informational video on property value appeals, click here
  • Click here to view Huber Heights City Council’s emergency meeting on Tuesday, March 16 at 5:30 p.m.
  • To leave a comment for Huber Heights Police, call (937) 237-3547 on Tuesday, March 16 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. A public meeting will also be held at 3:30 on March 16. To participate, a link will be posted on Huber Heights Police Facebook page
  • Click here to sign up for MilitaryX’s virtual career fair Tuesday, March 16, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Click here to donate blood to the American Red Cross during its blood drive
  • To purchase tickets to the UD baseball games that will be played at Day Air Ballpark, click here
  • To join the Women Who Care Dayton group, click here
  • For more information on the Associated Builders and Contractors of the Ohio Valley’s apprenticeship program, click here
  • To find licensed insurance agents, Ohio farmers can contact the Ohio Department of Insurance by clicking here
  • Library for Africa is working to get a public library built in Liberia. To donate, click here
  • Kings Island is holding a virtual hiring event on Saturday, March 13. To register, click here
  • To sign up for Trotwood Little League’s before the March 31 deadline, click here
  • To apply for one of the 80 seasonal jobs with the City of Beavercreek, click here
  • To register for one of Montgomery County’s COVID-19 vaccination clinics, click here
  • To contact Ohio Vaccine Hunters on Facebook, click here
  • The Dayton Foundation is inviting nonprofits to host a Del Mar Encore Fellow. Click here to apply
  • If you are interested in nominating your hometown for the Lowe’s 100 neighborhoods project, fill out an application here
  • Local Girl Scout troops are donating cookies to nonprofits. Click here to buy cookies to donate
  • Learn how you can help the siblings of James Hutchinson, the Middletown 6-year-old who was killed and dumped in the river, here
  • Find how Clark County residents can get free transportation to the vaccine clinic at Upper Valley Mall here
  • First Friday in Dayton is back with social-distancing guidelines enforced – Find out what’s happening here
  • Find out what offerings will be available at the Xenia Food Truck Rally here

February

  • To donate to the memorial fund set up in honor of ODNR Officer Jason Lagore, click here
  • For more information on Dayton’s Pop-Up Patio Program, click here or call (937) 333-3683
  • The Dayton Police Department is recruiting for its 111th Police Recruit Class. To apply, click here
  • To sign up for an appointment to get free food if you live in Montgomery County, click here
  • Find out how you can participate in Montgomery County Childrens Services’ virtual job fair here
  • Click here to donate to Shakiya Lewis’ GoFundMe to help support her and her family
  • To view the virtual grand opening of the Hub Powered by PNC on March 4, click here
  • For more information on the community-evaluated PDAC projects, click here
  • To apply for funding through the new MedTech Launch Fund, click here
  • To join the Feb. 25 informational meeting on the Produce Incubator Farm program, click here
  • Register to give blood ahead of time by clicking here
  • ODH will host COVID-19 vaccine town halls for at-risk groups. To view the events, click here
  • To donate blood or COVID-19 plasma to the CBC, click here or call (937) 461-3220
  • To help the Second Harvest Food Bank, call (937) 325-8715 or click here for more details
  • Click here to register to donate blood with the Red Cross and receive a $5 Amazon gift card
  • To sign up for the Mall at Fairfield Commons’ KidX Reading circle on Feb. 28, click here
  • For more information and resources to help combat alcohol abuse, click here
  • To donate to the Chicken Head’s Restaurant Relief and Rebuild Fund, click here
  • To register for the “Spread the Warmth” clothing distribution, call (216) 548-8714.
  • To sign up to donate at the “Give the Love” blood drive, click here or call (937) 461-3220.
  • To send a virtual singing Valentine from the Miami Valley Barbershop Chorus, click here
  • Find out what you should do if you think you’ve been a victim of a fraudulent unemployment claim here
  • To contact the Daybreak Youth Homelessness and Runaway shelter call 937-461-1000 or click here
  • People looking for assistance through St. Vincent De Paul Dayton can call 937-222-5555 or click here
  • Victims of federal crimes can click here to get in touch with the Fraud Section of the Department of Justice
  • To vote on your favorite commercial from The Big Game, click here. Voting is open through Feb. 8th at 12 p.m.
  • Donate to With God’s Grace “Souper Bowl of Caring” food drive by clicking here
  • To purchase tickets for the 4 Paws for Ability Puppy Bowl, click here
  • To watch the Crossroads Church Preach-Off on Feb. 6 at 5 p.m., click here
  • For more information on what to do if your pipes burst, click here.
  • To watch Springboro’s “Race and Living in the Year 2021” panel discussion click here
  • Dayton Public Schools announces a March 1 return. For information on choosing between in-person and remote learning, click here
  • For more information on Ohio’s career fair, click here
  • Groundhog Day is going virtual on Feb. 2nd. To watch the ceremony starting at 6:30 a.m., click here
  • For more information on Montgomery County’s “Recycled Art Contest,” click here
  • Gem City Market is hiring. To find a list of available jobs and to apply, click here
  • Find out if you have money or items sitting unclaimed with Ohio by clicking here
  • For more information on how to take part in the 2021 MetroParks Trails Challenge, click here

January

  • To view some of the items up for auction at Mendelson’s final sale Tuesday, Feb. 2, click here
  • To learn more information about supporting Harper’s Angel Bears, click here
  • Learn how you can nominate a Dayton Police Officer for The Steve Whalen Memorial Policing Award here
  • Find out more information and apply for the Bar and Restaurant assistance fund here
  • Click here or call 937-717-2439 to sign up for a Phase 1B vaccination clinic in Clark County
  • To view the WPAFB’s town halls providing vaccine distribution updates, click here
  • DPS families can click here to chose whether their student would like to return to in-person or remain remote
  • To give to the Dayton FOP 44 Foundation K9 Fundraiser, click here
  • To give information on Kareena Broski’s death, call (937) 222-STOP or click here
  • For a list of participating restaurants during Winter Restaurant Week, click here
  • Learn how you can participate in the Five Rivers MetroParks Trail Challenge here
  • You can register with Miami County to receive your COVID-19 vaccine here
  • Click here to sign up for Phase 1B vaccinations in Shelby County
  • To join WSU’s “Honoring the Legacy of Dr. King as an Antiracist” on Webex, click here
  • To purchase tickets for the Tipp City Sweetheart Stroll, click here
  • To register for the Ohio virtual job fair on Feb. 2, click here
  • To find Girl Scout cookie sales in your area, click here
  • To learn how you can host your own virtual Violet’s Bake Sale, click here
  • You can register to receive your COVID-19 vaccine at Meijer here
  • For information on scheduling a vaccination appointment with Kettering Health Network, click here
  • For information on scheduling a vaccination appointment with Premier Health, click here
  • Applications are now open for the Ohio Emergency Management Agency’s Tornado Safe Room Rebates. Click here to apply before the deadline of March 5 at 5 p.m
  • To join the vaccine notification list for Greene County Public Health, click here
  • For the latest COVID-19 information for Montgomery County, click here
  • See what experts say about talking with your children about the Chaos at the Capitol here
  • To sign up for Dayton Public Schools’ virtual job fair, click here
  • To apply for Montgomery County’s 2021 Beautification Grant, click here
  • To sign up for the YWCA Racial Equity and Social Justice challenge, click here
  • To donate to the Salvation Army Dayton Kroc Center, click here
  • To make an appointment to donate blood at the Eaton First Church of God on Saturday, Jan. 9, click here
  • Public Health Dayton and Montgomery County are making it easier for the public to find information about the COVID-19 vaccine – Find it here
  • Find out what you need to know about basketball games for Dayton Public Schools here
  • Sinclair Community College is now offering free counseling services to students 24/7 through the 2020-21 school year. Students can call the counseling services department or read more online here
  • Dayton Metro Library is helping those in need get connected to the internet at home. Click here to sign up online
  • To view your Montgomery County final 2020 property values, click here
  • People in the Southern District of Ohio with information related to the commission of federal crimes at the Capitol are asked to contact the FBI at 513-421-4310 or leave a tip here

December

  • For domestic violence help you can call the Ohio Domestic Violence Network at 614-781-9651 or reach out to you local domestic violence program by clicking here
  • The Homestead Extension Program’s deadline is Dec. 31. If you believe you are eligible, click here to submit the required form online.
  • To become a community partner with Gem City Market, click here
  • The Greater Dayton RTA is adjusting its schedule on Jan. 10. Click here to find a list of routes
  • To donate to help Silas Holtrup get a service dog through 4 Paws for Ability, click here
  • To make a reservation at Mad River Mountain, click here
  • To see the route for Operation Santa’s Sleigh on Dec. 23rd, click here
  • To register for the CBC’s “New Year’s Resolution Blood Drive” now through Dec. 31, click here
  • To donate to support the respite rooms at Premier Health’s hospitals click here
  • To donate to Todd Wahl’s memorial fund, click here
  • Learn about the Woodman Drive Bridge project coming in 2022 and how to leave a comment here
  • For information on how to receive a turkey from Vineyard Church on Saturday, Dec. 19th, follow this link
  • Learn how you can participate in Lasagna Love here
  • To make a donation to For Love of Children, click here
  • Click here to watch the Sinclair Concert Band virtually perform “A Musical Montage” on December 16 at 7 p.m.
  • Anyone who suspects unfair business practices should contact the Ohio Attorney General’s Office at 1-800-282-0515.
  • To make an appointment to visit the With God’s Grace free grocery store, click here
  • To watch the 30th Annual Homicide Victim Memorial Service, click here
  • To support Honey and her mission to help fellow homeless animals, donate by clicking here!
  • A GoFundMe was setup in honor of Lt. Jeff Guernsey to support his wife and children after he died of complications related to COVID-19. To donate and help with medical expenses, funeral expenses and long-term healthcare cost for the family, click here.
  • To vote for the Middaug’s Lego set design of the The Bailey Home from “It’s a Wonderful Life,” click here.
  • Learn how you can watch Wright State University’s virtual graduation this weekend here
  • Find the detour and date W. Dorothy Lane will be closed in Kettering here
  • Find out when and where you can see Santa in Huber Heights on Dec. 12 here
  • To donate to help Christian Stevenson get a service dog through 4 Paws for Ability, click here
  • Find out how you can “flush” 2020 away in your home here
  • The CBC is hosting a “12 Days of Christmas Blood Drive” starting Dec. 11. Register to donate here
  • You can donate to the Salvation Army online on their website here
  • To apply for the USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2, click here
  • A Dayton organization is working to support two children in need this Christmas after COVID-19 impacted their family – Learn more here
  • To apply for a highway technician position with ODOT, click here
  • To make a donation to With God’s Grace Mobile Food Pantry, click here.
  • Find out about two free masks distribution events in Clark County here
  • To check out the new global surveillance system for the coronavirus, click here.
  • Find out when you can donate to the Fill The Truck event at Austin Landing here
  • Dayton Public Schools is hosting a virtual job fair Dec. 3 & 4. For information on how to register, click here
  • To watch the Wright-Patterson AFB tree lighting ceremony on Dec. 2 at 5:30 p.m., click here
  • The Ohio Department of Education releases guidance for schools and districts in purple counties. To read the report, click here

November

  • To purchase a Montgomery County dog license, click here
  • To purchase a raffle ticket for the Dayton Dragons 50/50 raffle, click here
  • Enter your home in Moraine’s holiday decoration contest, click here
  • Find a time to visit Santa on RTA’s holiday bus by clicking here
  • To view dates and locations for Santa and Mrs. Claus’ visits through Middletown, click here
  • To order food from some of your favorite Dayton-area restaurants with 937 Delivers, click here
  • Learn how you can help the “Thanks for Giving Blood Drive” here
  • To pre-register for COVID-19 testing at the Nutter Center on Saturday, Nov. 28, click here
  • For information on Evangel Church of God’s Thanksgiving Dinner giveaway, call 937-253-8342.
  • For more information on free Thanksgiving Day dinners from First Baptist Church of New Lebanon, click here.
  • If you want to lend a helping hand to people impacted by the pandemic, click here to donate to Premier Health.
  • To apply for a job at a McDonald’s restaurant, click here
  • To preregister for COVID-19 testing at the Nutter Center on Nov. 28, click here
  • If you’d like to donate to the Joe Burrow Hunger Relief Fund, click here
  • To review each states travel restrictions ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, click here.
  • The Dayton Metro Library said it will be closed additional days after Thanksgiving. Learn more here
  • To register to donate blood or plasma with the Community Blood Center, click here.
  • Kettering Health Network said it will require appointments at all COVID-19 drive-thru testing locations beginning Saturday – Learn more here
  • See what OHSSA said about winter sports and find COVID-19 guidance for each sport here
  • To request a Cameo from Fiona the Hippo, click here
  • To track Santa Claus this Christmas Eve, click here
  • To sign the petition to make LeVar Burton the next host of Jeopardy!, click here.
  • Find out how you can participate in Operation Christmas Child here.
  • If you’re winging it alone for the first time this Thanksgiving you can find step-by-step instructions on how to prepare and cook that bird here
  • To use the COVID-19 Event Risk Assessment Planning Tool, click here
  • For a full list of 2nd Street Market vendors and information, click here
  • Click here to book an appointment for COVID-19 testing at Springfield High School in Clark County Sunday.
  • To read Greene County Public Health’s holiday celebration guidance, click here.
  • Find the list of closures and detours while crews repair the Brent Spence Bridge here
  • A drive-by food giveaway is taking place at St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church on November 21st. Interested families need to pre-register by calling 937.279.9322
  • To book a virtual tour of the Ohio State Reformatory, featured in “Shawshank Redemption,” click here.
  • Watch Trotwood-Madison City School’s emergency meeting on November 10th, click here.
  • To compete in the “Happy Pawlidays Challenge”, click here.
  • To donate to the Kenney family after they lost everything in a tractor-trailer fire while moving, click here.
  • November 9th is the deadline for the Public Health mask design competition. For information on where to submit your design, click here.
  • For more information on Dayton Public School’s restart plan, click here.
  • For more information on the Champaign County CARES Act deadline, click here
  • Find out where you can get COVID-19 testing done and schedule your appointment here

October

  • Find how you can get a free ride to the polls from RTA here
  • Learn more about Kettering Health Network’s new respiratory clinics here
  • To find information on where you can get a mask in Clark County, click here
  • Funeral services for UD student Michael Lang will be held at 12 p.m. EST on October 30th. You can view his services here. To make a memorial donation to the American Heart Associations, click here.
  • Find out how to download the ODJFS Child Support App here
  • Watch the schedule release for January’s Flyin’ to the Hoop tournament by clicking here
  • To report potential cases of human trafficking to the National Human Trafficking Hotline, call 1-888-373-7888
  • For more information about the deadlines for CARES Act funding applications, click here
  • For a full list of Miami County emergency food resource, click here
  • To learn more about ‘Lasagna Love’, click here
  • The U.S. Postal Service is hiring for the holidays. To apply for an open position, click here
  • Dayton Public Schools is looking to fill 30 open positions. Click here to apply now.
  • Find Trick-or-Treat times in your town here
  • NewsNation sat down at the White House complex for an in-depth interview with three of the top officials on the front lines of America’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. WATCH IT HERE
  • The University of Dayton’s new Propel Dayton program aims to support potential entrepreneurs start new businesses. Click here to read more about the program.
  • Click here to sign up for Public Health — Dayton and Montgomery County’s “Youth Mask Design” competition.
  • To watch the Rubi Awards virtually, click here.
  • To donate to Castle Noel’s GoFundMe to safe Rudolph and Santa, click here.
  • To read the full letter from The Lancet about the dangers of herd immunity during the pandemic, click here.
  • For information on how to give to the Dayton Area COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma (CCP) Program, click here.
  • To reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline or find much needed mental health resources, click here.
  • For more information on the Highway Hikers Annual Toy Run, click here.
  • For more information on the Greene County Ohio Historical Society’s ghost walk, call (937) 372-4606.
  • See where to board RTA buses while work is being done in downtown Dayton here
  • The 2020 Census ends on October 15th. For information on how to complete the form, click here
  • To learn how to sign up to be a poll worker, click here
  • See how you can help the Community Blood Center with its critical shortage of type-O blood here
  • To check if you’re eligible for a COVID-19 preventative medicine study with Miami Valley Hospital, click here
  • Meijer wants to hire more than 200 seasonal and part-time workers – learn more here
  • To make an appointment with the Premier Community Health Mobile Clinic, call (866) 608-3463
  • To find a location near you offering flu shots, click here
  • Celebrate Wright Brothers Day on October 5th by clicking here
  • To participate in Swerking for a Cause for Dayton Children’s, click here
  • Need to check your voter registration status? Click here
  • To register to vote in Ohio, click here
  • Click here to see who got how much after Gov. DeWine signed legislation providing CARES funds to Ohio’s 79th District
  • Click here to apply for the Ohio State Bar Foundation’s Racial Justice Initiative, a $500,000 in grant funding to support initiatives focused on long-lasting impact and institutional change for racial justice
  • To make a donation to Wright State University’s George Floyd Memorial Scholarship, or a specific department or program, click here

September

  • Click here to watch the City of Trotwood’s “State of the City Address.”
  • To participate in or donate to the 2020 Walk to End Alzheimer’s, click here.
  • Visit the Ohio Secretary of State website to register to vote by clicking here.
  • Click here to apply for season work a local Kohl’s stores in Dayton.
  • For those who did not receive dependent payments with their original stimulus check, you can click here to sign up for follow up.
  • Centerville is offering grants to qualifying businesses through its Community Improvement Corporation. Click here to apply.
  • For information on Donald Trump Jr.’s campaign rally in Tipp City, click here.
  • To apply for coronavirus relief grants in Warren County, click here.
  • To purchase tickets for the online Dayton Independent Film Festival, click here.
  • To find out more on how to attend the Centerville City School’s Board of Education meeting on Monday, Sept. 28th, click here.
  • For volunteer opportunities and to donate to 4 Paws for Ability, click here.
  • To find other ways to help Crossroads Church in Dayton, click here.
  • To help with West Dayton Cleanup, click here.
  • The application period has been extended and the maximum award raised for the City of Dayton CARES Act Small Business Grants – Learn more here
  • Katmai National Park & Preserve in Alaska is having its annual “Fat Bear Campaign Poster” contest. To read more or submit a picture of your favorite fat bear, click here.
  • Learn about Montgomery County’s Appliance Amnesty Weekend here
  • Sign up for Senator Brown’s virtual Black Women’s Health Symposium here
  • If you would like to leave your photos and memories of James Day you can find out how here
  • For more information on free financial literacy classes during Hispanic Heritage Month, click here.
  • To host a voter registration event at your salon or barbershop, click here.
  • Donate to Fudge Foundation, click here.
  • To participate in the virtual Hispanic Heritage Festival, click here.
  • For information on attending the drive-in concert at the Dayton Mall, click here.
  • Military and overseas voters who have not yet registered to vote or submitted a request for an absentee ballot can click here to do so.
  • RSVP to a virtual rally with Jill Biden by clicking here.
  • Miami Valley Meals and Daybreak Dayton are partnering to make meals for those in need. Click here to find out how you can receive meals prepared by the kids at Daybreak.
  • Fans can register to compete and learn more about the Chipotle Challenger Series by clicking here.
  • Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is hosting a virtual town hall Wednesday, Sept. 16th at 4:30 p.m. To watch, follow this link.
  • Learn how you can participate in a nationwide viewing of a new documentary on John Lewis here
  • Learn how to apply for grant money available to farmers affected by COVID-19 here
  • Find the schedule for flu shot clinics at Dayton rec centers here
  • Click here for more information on Dayton Black Restaurant Week
  • SCARF is hosting the 8th Annual Operation Shelter Supplies at Shelby County Animal Shelter. The event is Saturday, Sept. 12, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Click here to see what items are being asked for.
  • Find the City of Dayton’s CARES Coronavirus Relief Act Application by clicking here.
  • Learn more about the Dayton Greek Festival by clicking here.
  • Click here to find information on your nearest flu vaccination location.
  • Click here to see Dayton Metro Library’s shelf-stable meal pickup schedule.
  • The City of Springfield is accepting applications for its Community Police Advisory Team. Click here to apply.
  • To register for the 5th Annual Community Mutt Strut, click here.
  • Click here to read the press release outlining the cuts made by the OHSAA.
  • Click here for more information about Wilson Health’s new drive-up COVID-19 testing site.
  • Residents of Shelby County can sign up to work or clean the polls by calling 937-498-7209 or emailing shelby@ohiosos.gov.
  • To report unemployment fraud or check your account, click here.
  • Seniors need help caring for their homes during the pandemic, while hospitality workers need help bringing home a check. Click here to learn more about a program that is working to fill both needs.
  • To find out how you can take part in Piqua’s annual Chocolate Walk, click here.

August

  • A Beavercreek teacher’s motivational message is going viral on social media. Click here for the video.
  • Find more information about the Save Our Stages effort by clicking here.
  • Click here to register for the Humane Society of Greater Dayton’s 2020 Furry Skurry.
  • Cheryl Coker will be laid to rest on Tuesday, Sept. 8. To leave your condolences on the funeral homes website, click here.
  • To register for the upcoming Virtual Furry Skurry with the Humane Society of Greater Dayton, click here.
  • The Sidney-Shelby County YMCA will host a community blood drive Tuesday, Sept. 2, from 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. Donations can be scheduled at www.DonorTime.com or by calling 937-461-3220.
  • The Fashion Meets Food Truck Rally is being held at Welcome Stadium Sunday, Aug. 30, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Click here to find out more about the event.
  • The 8th Annual Ed Daniel Memorial Blood Drive is taking place Saturday, Aug. 29, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the St. Matthew Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall. If you would like to donate blood, click here or call 937-461-3220.
  • Dayton Community Blood Center is hosting the “Back 2 School” blood drive Friday, Aug. 28, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Click here to sign up for a time slot.
  • TO see the changes RTA says take effect August 30 click/tap here
  • Click here to contact Truck N4 Tykes as they collect donations for those affected by Hurricane Laura.
  • Are COVID-19 heart-related issues the reason sports are canceled? Click here to hear from an expert with Dayton Children’s.
  • The Board of Education of the Dayton City School District will have a special meeting Friday, Aug. 28 to discuss the employment of public employees. Click here to find out how you can watch.
  • Mercy Health is offering mobile mammogram screenings at the West Enon Church of God. To schedule an appointment for Thursday, Aug. 27, call 937-523-9332. Walk-ups are also accepted.
  • To view the map of the Census Parade route, click here.
  • If you wish to help the family of Dorieles Reyes, you can donate to their GoFundMe page by clicking here.
  • Premier Health’s plan to open several new COVID-19 testing sites also means their site at UD Arena will be moved. Click here for more details.
  • Miamisburg City Schools will hold a special meeting tonight to discuss it’s three reopening options at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19. Click here to watch the virtual meeting live.
  • Centerville’s Goodwill Store and Donation Center will have open interviews on Tuesday, Aug. 25, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. If you’re interested, email r.gregory@gesmv.rog.
  • OHSAA’s updated requirements and recommendations for fall sports, click here.
  • Find the Your Local Election Headquarters November Absentee Voter Guide here
  • If you wish to sign the petition by OSU quarterback Justin Fields, click here
  • The Dayton Dragons 50/50 raffle tickets are now available online click here
  • If you think you have the perfect tree for Courthouse Square this holiday season find out how to nominate your tree here
  • To watch Kettering City Schools special meeting for its Back to School Plan, click here.
  • If you’d like to contribute to a GoFundMe for Beirut relief, click here.
  • You can find the application for Preble County’s CARES Act Housing Assistance Program by clicking here.
  • Watch the Kettering City Schools Board meeting here
  • If you’re an accountant and want to sign up to work the polls and earn education credits head here
  • If you need help with your electric bill find your options here
  • For an application or to find out how to apply for the Preble County CARES Act Housing Assistance Program, click here.
  • A Union mother with six children with special needs is in need of major home repairs. You can make a donation to help her by clicking here.
  • Col. Patrick Miller, 88th Air Base Wing and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base commander, is hosting a Dependent Education Situation Update Wednesday, Aug. 12 at 4:30 p.m.
  • American Medical Response (AMR) announced it’s hiring a new class of EMTs in September and plans to pay them for on-the-job training. Anyone interested can apply on the AMR website by Aug. 19.
  • Montgomery County officials announced Tuesday that those currently receiving unemployment insurance benefits may qualify for a free monthly RTA bus pass through RTA’s mobile fare system, Tapp Pay. Click here for the details.
  • CBC is looking for donors to be “Crisis Warriors.” If you have recovered from COVID-19, your could donate plasma at www.GivingBlood.org or call (937) 461-3220.
  • Watch the ribbon cutting for Kettering Health Network in Piqua by clicking here.
  • To see popular stops in our area during the World’s Longest Yard Sale, click here.
  • For important information on what items are exempt during the Sales Tax Holiday, click here.
  • The Dayton Art Institute is launching its first “Virtual Oktoberfest” fundraiser as a way to safely celebrate the popular festival while raising operating revenue for the museum. Click here to learn more.
  • Learn more about assistance available through Montgomery County’s COVID-19 relief programs by clicking here.
  • Central State University has released its plans for getting students back in the classroom for the 2020-21 school year. Click here to read more.
  • Find the list of events to commemorate the Oregon District shooting, including a virtual nine minutes of silence, on the City of Dayton’s website
  • Get the details about Centerville’s Clean Sweep event by clicking here.
  • The Dayton Dragons 50/50 raffle tickets are now available online click here
  • The back-to-school survey for Northridge parents can be found here.

July

  • The City of Centerville is about to kick off Clean Sweep 2020 — a city-wide bulk pick up service for waste items. Click here to find out more about this years sweep.
  • The 20th Annual African American Wellness Walk will go from Aug. 3 to Aug. 14. Click here to read more about it and to sign up.
  • The Xenia Masonic Center is hosting a blood drive Monday from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. To help the region maintain its blood supply, click here.
  • Click here to buy tickets for the Dayton Dragon’s 50/50 Raffle.
  • Governor Mike DeWine signed an executive order July 31 to end the sale of alcohol at bars and restaurants after 10 p.m. Click here to read it.
  • For more information on the adoption process, head to the Animal Resource Center website here.
  • The City of Centerville’s recycling program is now completely automated and more than 5,000 recycling containers have been distributed throughout the city. Click here for more details.
  • The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) has been notified that several Ohio residents have received unsolicited packages containing seeds that appear to have originated from China. Learn more here.
  • Hue 12 Studios is dedicating a day to job seekers. For people laid off, the studio is offering a starter headshot session–normally priced at $100–for free. Click here for the details.
  • The Preble County Fair is making final adjustments because of DeWine’s recent order. The full amended rules and schedule can be found here
  • Montgomery County says two new programs have been created to help alleviate some financial pressure brought on by the pandemic. Click here for more.
  • To access “Ohio State Fair Anywhere,” click here.
  • The City of Dayton, the Oregon District Business Association, and the Downtown Dayton Partnership are inviting the community to share a photo that will be used to create a public mosaic as we approach one year since the tragedy in the Oregon District. Click here for the details.
  • You can contact the Montgomery County Victim/Witness Division 24 hour crisis hotline at 937-225-5623.
  • You can watch the Dayton City Commission meeting on July 29 live starting at 6 p.m. by clicking here.
  • Click here to buy a remembrance candle for the 9 Minutes of Silence event scheduled for Aug. 4. Organizers ask that you post a photo of your lit candle on social media with #DaytonShines.
  • You can contribute to funeral costs for the man shot and killed on I-75 in July 27 by clicking here.
  • The FDA has added dozens more hand sanitizers to a list of products that should be avoided after they tested positive for methanol contamination. Click here to read more.
  • Families with children attending Vandalia-Butler schools can register for online learning here.
  • Click here to see the City of Centerville’s rules for its 2020 photo contest.
  • The City of Dayton has revealed plans for a series of events to honor the victims of the Oregon District mass shooting one year after the tragedy. Click here to learn more.
  • For a list of all the streets being fixed as part of Piqua’s Street Resurfacing Program, click here.
  • Those interested in volunteering at polls for the upcoming election can click here.
  • To learn how you can adopt a duck for the URS Rubber Duck Regatta, click here.
  • Click here to find out how you can donate blood with the Community Blood Center.
  • The owner of Sew What has been working with volunteers to sew thousands of masks since April. Click here to find out how you can get one.
  • Volunteer or receive services that help combat social isolation and loneliness in the elderly: Find a location that can help by clicking here. For area agencies on aging click here. And for the Letters Against Isolation program, click here.
  • To watch “A Socially Distanced Conversation: President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden”, click here.
  • You can apply for a CARES grant for your Greene County small business by clicking here.
  • The University of Dayton plans to launch a program this fall to provide out-of-school support for children. Click here for the details.
  • To learn how to properly disinfect your room during the pandemic, click here.
  • A travel advisory was issued on July 22 for all Ohioans traveling from states with high virus rates. Click here for the details.
  • The Ohio Restaurant Association is looking for a consistent set of rules of the food industry to follow during the pandemic. Click here to read more about their Unified Industry Voice campaign.
  • A Centerville parent launched an online petition for the school to offer an entirely in-person option.
  • If you would like to participate in an upcoming Moderna coronavirus vaccine trial at UC Health, click here.
  • The deadline for tornado assistance is Aug. 1, for those affected by the Memorial Day Tornadoes click here to apply for aid.
  • Country Time Lemonade is offering $100, in the form of a prepaid card, to 1,000 sweepstakes winners to help ‘bail out’ all those failing lemonade stands. Click here for the details.
  • Headshot Booker is working with photographers to do 10,000 headshots for the unemployed. For free headshots click here.
  • If you want to be part of the virtual audience for The Voice head here to register.
  • Click here to see the COVID-19 Event Risk Assessment Planning Tool
  • City of Springfield officials will distribute a limited supply of 30-day bus passes to residents near the South Limestone Kroger that closed earlier this year using a surplus of funds remaining from a shuttle service. Click here for details.
  • To learn more about fundraising events for SICSA or to buy face masks to benefit SICSA head here
  • Montgomery County is expanding its eligibility requirements for small businesses to receive aid through its Office of CARES Act. Click here to see those updated requirements.
  • Greene County Public Health is asking residents of the county for donations of hand-sewn masks to help with supplying schools when students and staff return for the fall. Click here for more details.
  • Montgomery County commissioners launched a second financial assistance program created by their Office of CARES Act to help with housing assistance, among other expenses. Click here for more information.
  • You can read more about the Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Schools operating levy that will appear on the November ballot here
  • The City of Centerville is offering grants to qualifying businesses through its newly-revamped Community Improvement Corporation. Click here for the details.
  • Click here to read the facial covering mandate issued by the Ohio Department of Health.
  • Culture Works says a lot of people have converted their season tickets into pure donations to support the arts community. Click here for more information.
  • “Hamilton” is coming to Dayton in 2022. Click here for the details.
  • Dayton Metro Library is offering free meal distributions at all 18 of its locations until Aug. 27. Click here for times and locations.
  • Find Link bike share’s COVID-19 response plan by clicking here.
  • Learn more about the authority between Ohio counties and the state when it comes to virus shutdowns by clicking here.
  • Click here to get a downloadable workbook to help kids cope during the coronavirus pandemic.
  • The Community Blood Center invites people who have recovered from COVID-19 to donate their plasma. Click here to sign up for a day and time.
  • The City of Bexley awarded Dr. Amy Acton with the “Citizen of the Year Award.” Watch the entire ceremony here.
  • To donate to “A Change of Awareness” and help decide the shape of the 2017 World Beard and Mustache Champions facial hair, click here.
  • For more information on volunteering with the Dayton Sewing Collaborative or getting your own mask, click here. You can also request a mask here.
  • See what’s in store for Dayton’s First Friday on July 3 by clicking here.
  • You can find guidelines for K-12 schools released by the state of Ohio by clicking here.
  • Neighborhoods Over Politics, is urging families that need help to apply for grant money. The deadline to apply is Monday, July 6, click here for that link.
  • Dr. Jack Thomas has taken office as the 9th president of Central State University. See his full interview with 2 NEWS here.
  • Dayton City Commissioners have passed a mandatory mask ordinance. Click here to read it.

June

  • Garth Brooks is playing live at over 300 drive-in theaters across North America. Click here to buy tickets for Saturday, June 27, at Dixie Twin Drive-in.
  • For Greene County Public Health’s COVID-19 hotline click here.
  • You can find COVID-19 testing sites by clicking here.
  • For adoption information from the Humane Society of Greater Dayton, click here.
  • The University of Dayton released its final plan for students to return to campus this fall. Read more by clicking here.
  • On Wednesday, July 1, all Preble County District Libraries will welcome back patrons to the building, with safety precautions in place. Click here for the details.
  • The Downtown Dayton Partnership (DDP), along with small business development partners, is inviting business owners to apply to the first session of the Downtown Dayton Retail Lab. Click here to learn more.
  • You can purchase a t-shirt to support artists and programs at We Care Arts by clicking here.
  • For a full list of the new safety measures the Dayton Metro Library has put into place click here.
  • You can watch a full explanation of The Land Bank’s “Thriving Neighborhoods Expansion” here.
  • To learn more about pet adoptions in the Dayton area, check out SICSA, the Montgomery County Animal Resource Center, or the Humane Society of Greater Dayton.
  • The Dayton Unit of the NAACP will host a virtual town hall at 6 p.m. on June 22. Click here to join the event via Zoom.
  • Kings Island is set to open July 2, be sure to review the new policies the amusement park has put in place here.
  • Click here to register for the Dayton Engineering, Technology and Security Clearance Virtual Career Fair on June 23.
  • To register and donate to 4 Paws For Ability’s 2020 5K click here.
  • Wright State sent out educational resources for staff and students about Juneteenth on topics including Education is Freedom, The Historical Legacy of Juneteenth, and What Is Juneteenth?
  • Learn how to get tickets to the free concert at the Dayton Mall here
  • Public Health released a list of locations where they have identified clusters, or outbreaks, of COVID-19. Click here to see the list.
  • The Dayton Human Relations Council is hosting a 90 minute Zoom call on June 25 to discuss race. Register in advance by clicking here.
  • In a Facebook group called, “Be Heard By The AG,” Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost asks for comments, experiences and suggestions and has been closely monitoring Ohioans’ ideas for law enforcement reforms.
  • Click here to make a donation to With God’s Grace food pantry.
  • Pop-Up Patio, a City of Dayton pilot program, provides businesses with guidance on planning, installing and operating new patios and customer seating on private property or in public right-of-way areas, including sidewalks or curbside parking zones. Click here to learn more.
  • To reserve a time slot for Moraine’s grab-and-go meal program click here.
  • Click here to read more on why it can be difficult to convict officers in some police brutality cases.
  • Members of the University of Dayton President’s Council sent an open letter to the UD community on Monday to outline anti-racism efforts the university is undertaking. Click here to learn more.
  • For more information about Montgomery County Job & Family Services’ online resources, click here.
  • To register to vote or to update your voter registration online click here.
  • Click here to see Dr. Amy Acton on CNN’s ‘The ABC’s of COVID-19″ with Sesame Street. She joins the town hall right at the five minute mark.
  • Clark County Right to Life is hosting its 2020 Annual Ride Walk or Run for Life Saturday, June 13. Click here for more information about the event.
  • For information on how to access CVS COVID-19 testing or other testing sites, click here.
  • Montgomery County officials held a news conference Thursday to announce the launch of a program to help small businesses recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to learn more.
  • Find the schedule for school lunches in Springfield from Second Harvest go here
  • For more information on the Dayton Amateur Baseball League, click here.
  • The Dayton City Commission is meeting to discuss racism as a public health issue. Click here to watch live Tuesday, June 9, at 5 p.m.
  • Johnston Farm and Indian Agency is opening for the summer on June 18 through the end of August. For more information on the precautions being taken for visitors click here.
  • Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Schools is having a special Board of Education meeting June 8 at 7 p.m. Click here to watch it on the district Youtube channel.
  • Ohio State Park lodges are reopening. Click here for the details.
  • The Downtown Dayton Partnership is offering a primarily virtual First Friday event on June 5. Click here to learn more.
  • Troy Mayor Robin Oda issued a proclamation Thursday, calling on city leaders to improve community relations with minorities. To do so, they are in the process of reviving the Human Relations Commission. All Troy residents are welcome to apply by clicking here.
  • Gov. Mike DeWine announced a number of entertainment facilities including zoos and movie theaters can begin reopening next week. Click here to see the list.
  • You can find the schedule for the Dayton Public School District’s Summer Food Program here
  • Omega Baptist Church is hosting “A Way Forward: Community Conversation” on June 3 at 7 p.m. You can watch the live stream on their website or on their Facebook page.
  • On June 3, Mendelson’s will have its first online auction starting with merchandise from its upper floors. Click here for the details.
  • Abolition Ohio Meet-Ups are monthly informal, guided discussion of issues related to human trafficking held on the fourth Wednesday of the month these are also offered on Zoom for free. Registration is required.
  • The Steven Whalen Memorial wall was vandalized and repainted over the weekend, but Monday night the wall was vandalized again. Click here to make a donation toward repairs.
  • To see Dayton Public Schools list of graduation dates and times click here.
  • Click here to register for 4 Paws for Ability’s Virtual 5k Walk/Run.

May

  • Click here to donate to Victoria Theatre and Dayton Live.
  • For more information on the Great Ohio Toy Show click here.
  • To register for Darke County’s YMCA Outside the Box camp, click here.
  • The Montgomery County Veteran Service Commission is still helping veterans with assistance for the Memorial Day Tornado outbreak. Click here for more info.
  • Find out how shopping will be different at the 2nd Street Market when it opens Saturday here
  • See the list of CVS’ drive-through COVID-19 testing drop off sites here
  • Find out what movies you could see at The Mall at Fairfield Commons free Cinema Under the Stars here
  • To support parents during COVID-19, AAA has a free guide to help parents run practice driving sessions with their teens. The Coaching Your New Driver – An In-Car Guide for Parents offers behind-the-wheel lesson plans, including a variety of “DOs and DON’Ts” to make the learning experience as helpful as possible. 
  • The Mall at Fairfield Commons will be hosting free movie nights in its parking lot starting Thursday, May 28, and ending Sunday, June 7. Attendees should arrive around 8 p.m. Thursday through Sunday for 9 p.m. showing.
  • Bethel High School will be broadcasting a prerecorded graduation today and hosting a district wide parade after. Click here for more details.
  • You can support the Columbus Zoo by clicking here.
  • The Chamber of Greater Springfield is launching a tool to support local businesses. Click here for more on SizeUp.
  • The Clayton City Council made it easier for local businesses to operate while observing social distancing guidelines. Information about the permit application can be found here.
  • University of Dayton media production students released their short-form documentary, “Dayton’s Darkest Summer: The Rise from Tragedy.” Click here to watch it.
  • To see the full gallery of Buddy and Barley’s beer deliveries, click here.
  • Find out how you can get extra money to spend at downtown Dayton businesses here
  • To find a meat or produce community supported agriculture program around the Miami Valley you can click here and here.
  • If you are in need of mental health support as COVID-19 continues to disrupt daily life, call the Miami Valley Warmline at 937-528-7777.
  • University of Dayton students are premiering a short-form documentary called “Dayton’s Darkest Summer: The Rise from Tragedy.” The public is invited to join the premiere via Zoom.
  • Cedar Point is asking communities to nominate an everyday hero for the chance to win the Ticket of a Lifetime – a ticket that affords the recipient lifetime admission to Cedar Point and Cedar Point Shores Waterpark. Click here to submit a nomination.
  • For more information on the Dayton Area COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma (CCP) Program click here.
  • For a complete list of Miami Valley hospitals now requiring masks of all patients and visitors, click here.
  • The Lincoln Statue is moving from Urbana to Dayton on Monday, May 18th. To see the statue’s route, click here.
  • “Asylum” nightclub closed down 15 years ago held a virtual reunion show to raise money for Set the Banquet Table. Donations for SBT are still being accepted here.
  • A Facebook group called “Dayton’s Own: The Class of 2020” is honoring graduates from the community. In the group, they’ve hosted contests to have lunches and gift baskets delivered to seniors. Click here to learn more.
  • See what the State of Ohio says is required and what is recommended for restaurant customers and guests here
  • CompuNet Clinical Laboratories announced expanded hours for some of its patient service centers to accommodate the growing demand for both COVID-19 antibody testing and traditional lab testing. Learn more here
  • The Human Race is presenting their Playreading Series as a virtual reading of a new play by Yellow Springs playwright Robb Willoughby called Look Into My Eyes. Click here for ticket information.
  • The Ohio Department of Aging (ODA) is now offering free, daily check-in by phone services for older residents. Eligible Ohio residents can learn more and sign up here or by calling 1-833-ODA-CHAT.
  • The Mall at Fairfield Commons is hosting an American Red Cross blood drive on May 27 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Interested donors should register here with Sponsor Code “FairfieldCommons” or call 1-800-RED-CROSS.
  • Dayton Public Schools announced its plans for graduation. A car parade will be held at Welcome Stadium for each school. Click here to see dates and times for each school.
  • Lift Your Leg to Raise Money has gone virtual and with it come changes. Click here to sign up and read more about event,
  • The Montgomery County Law Enforcement Memorial Association has released a new video about its annual Memorial Ceremony, which had to be canceled due to the pandemic. Watch the video here.
  • West Carrollton’s Claybourne Grille is raising money to feed the staff at Miami Valley Hospital. Make a donation by clicking here.
  • A book titled “Even Superheroes Stay Home” tells the story of a superhero who does “superhero things” like helping around the house. Get a copy by clicking here.
  • Find out how you can adopt a senior at Dayton Public Schools by clicking here.
  • A jewelry store in Troy is selling bracelets to raise money for three organizations helping others during the pandemic. Click here to find out more.
  • The Kiwanis Club of Beavercreek is hosting a fundraiser on Facebook. You can find the link here.
  • The Montgomery County Veterans Service Commission is offering support for eligible veterans who may have lost their income due to the pandemic. Click here for the form and a list of the documents needed for submission or call 937-225-4801.
  • The Humane Society of Greater Dayton is slowly reopening their doors. Click here to make a donation.
  • To donate to Second Harvest Food Bank, click here.
  • Click here to learn more about Wright State University’s Driveway 5k on May 2.
  • Starting May 4, residents who use the drive-thru COVID-19 specimen collection site at UD Arena will have an affordable option to get antibody testing results through Moraine-based CompuNet Clinical Laboratories to determine if they had a past infection. Click here for the details.

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