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Community effort aims to make Dayton a better place

If you have ideas about how to make life in the Dayton region better, this is your moment to speak up.



a large stadium: An aerial view of what was then Fifth Third Field on the Dayton Dragons’ opening night, April 27, 2000. Today, the field is Day Air Ball Park. Improvements to the field were on the Dayton Development Coalition’s PDAC list for lobbying efforts in 2019.


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An aerial view of what was then Fifth Third Field on the Dayton Dragons’ opening night, April 27, 2000. Today, the field is Day Air Ball Park. Improvements to the field were on the Dayton Development Coalition’s PDAC list for lobbying efforts in 2019.

The Dayton Region Priority Development & Advocacy Committee — also known as “PDAC” — is looking for community or government-based proposals that will benefit the region.

It’s the start of an annual process that allows the Dayton Development Coalition and its allies to approach government with a unified voice in requests and lobbying efforts. Ideas will go to the Dayton area’s congressional delegation early next year.

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This year’s PDAC process is

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Downtown Dayton Partnership says local business are struggling: community can help

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – It goes without saying that many businesses have found themselves struggling since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. In Dayton, local officials and business owners said small businesses are facing the same reality, adding just a bit of help from area residents could keep them afloat.

“Anything we can do to support our local businesses, we’re working to do,” said President of the Downtown Dayton Partnership, Sandy Gudorf.

She said with COVID-19 resulting in unexpected and in some cases unfortunate changes, many business owners weren’t prepared to combat the losses many of them experienced recently, making the future appear cloudy.

“These small businesses, they don’t have the deep pockets of some of the chain businesses and such,” Gudorf explained. “They’ve put everything into their businesses to get them open and keep them going. So it’s harder for these very small businesses to sustain longer-term during this

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