Community Cultural Meetings – June 2014

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Culture Connects 20/20

We had two excellent Community Meetings in early June as part of our Cultural Planning initiative, Culture Connects 20/20!  We invited the arts community, elected officials, arts patrons and supporters, and other interested community members to these Community Meetings moderated by Marc Goldring of WolfBrown, Richard Stock of the University of Dayton, and Jane Dockery of Wright State University.   … Read More

Don’t Forget! Community Meetings this Week!

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REMINDER! MEETINGS TO GATHER COMMUNITY INPUT ON ARTS AND CULTURE THIS WEEK If you have not already sent in your RSVP, it’s NOT too late! Culture Works is holding information gathering meetings on June 4 and June 5, 2014 as part of Culture Connects 20/20, a year-long regional cultural planning process. You are invited to attend one of these two … Read More

Arts Day and the Governor’s Awards for the Arts 2014

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Governor's Awards Recipients Neal Gittleman and Sheri Williams

The Culture Works staff attended Arts Day and the Governor’s Awards for the Arts in Columbus on May 21, 2014.  Arts Day gives the arts organizations the opportunity to visit with State Senators and Representatives in the Dayton Region and talk with them about the importance of arts and culture to our area.  We had large participation from the arts … Read More

New Passport Participant!

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We’re so pleased that the Kettering Rosewood Arts Gallery and the Kettering Children’s Theatre have joined our Passport Program!  Passport members can receive Buy One – Get One FREE tickets to the first Sunday performance of the Children’s Theatre productions – the season will be announced soon. In addition, Passport Members will receive 5% off their purchase at the Rosewood … Read More

power2give update

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power2give has been live for over six weeks now, and several of our participating non-profits have had great success with their projects! Over 380 individual donations have been made Over $67,000 has been raised through a combination of individual donations and the generous matching grants provided by the Dayton Power & Light Foundation and the Montgomery County Arts & Cultural … Read More

Workplace Giving Campaigns Off and Running

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April is the start of a busy Workplace Campaign season and several organizations have already kicked off their campaigns.  Fidelity Healthcare, the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, Kroger Stores, KeyBank, and Sinclair Community College are all in the midst of their giving campaigns.  We appreciate our hardworking Workplace Coordinators and their teams: Fidelity Healthcare – Jackie Isaacs Boonshoft Museum of Discovery … Read More

power2give update!

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power2give.org for the Dayton Region has been LIVE for 2 weeks! We launched power2give.org for the Dayton Region 2 weeks ago on Thursday March 6th with 35 projects. So far, we have had 5 great projects get fully funded and we have 4 projects already over the 50% funded mark! Congratulations to the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance, Gem City Ballet, … Read More

POWER2GIVE LAUNCH!

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Culture Works celebrated the launch of power2give/Dayton Region with a prelaunch party at the Dayton Art Institute on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. It was  a great turnout of representatives from non-profit organizations, business leaders, donors, and elected officials.  Our site was “live” at 6pm that evening, and guests could donate to the project of their choice using iPad tablets (loaned courtesy … Read More

‘Tis the (Workplace Giving) Season!

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March is a busy month for Workplace Giving Campaigns for the Arts.  This first week, we had three long-time workplace sites kick off their campaigns – Fifth Third Bank, Sibcy Cline Realtors, and Messer Construction. At Fifth Third, employee donations have already been significant!  Fifth Third is offering an “Angel Day off” for donation pledges at a specific level, which … Read More