BBB Eclipse Awards

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Culture Works was nominated for the Better Business Bureau Eclipse Integrity Award in the Non-Profit Category this year. Our entire staff was able to attend the lovely dinner event on May 14 as guests of Steve Petitjean of Fifth Third Bank. Alan Schaeffer, our current Board President, and Annie Bowers, our graphic artist, also joined us. Culture Works congratulates SICSA for their win, as well … Read More

NewPage Corporation Workplace Giving Kick Off

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NewPage Corporation kicked off their Campaign for the Arts on May 1. NewPage is a wonderful friend to Culture Works. In addition to the generous contributions of their employees, NewPage has donated all the paper necessary for the printing of our annual Guide to Arts & Culture for the last two years. That’s a lot of paper! They also make … Read More

University of Dayton Workplace Giving Kick Off

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The University of Dayton is running their Campaign for the Arts this month! We are always pleased when our educational institutions partner with us to promote and support local arts & culture. Lee Jackson and Teshia Ligon have been working hard to get everyone on campus involved in the Campaign. Local Performers Michael and Sandy Bashaw played for the employees … Read More

Culture Works Nominated for the BBB Eclipse Integrity Award

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Culture Works is pleased to announce that we are a finalist for the Better Business Bureau Eclipse Integrity Award for 2013! We were nominated in the Nonprofit category. It’s a significant honor to be one of the three finalists in this group of fine organizations and we are proud to be under consideration for such a prestigious award. The winners will be announced … Read More

Sinclair Community College Workplace Giving Kick Off

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Sinclair Community College has kicked off their Workplace Giving campaign for Culture Works this month. Sinclair runs their campaign all month and Workplace Giving Coordinator Sally Struthers works hard to engage the entire campus in supporting arts and culture. Michael and Sandy Bashaw will be performing at a Sinclair Faculty event later in the month. Our thanks to Sally for her dedication to … Read More

Vectren Workplace Giving Kick Off

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Vectren Corporation kicked off their Workplace Giving Campaign this month at four locations in the Dayton Region. Vectren employees are some of our strongest supporters and we always appreciate their involvement in the Campaign for the Arts. Lynda Hoffman at Vectren is very active in the campaign – she is a longtime Workplace Giving Coordinator with a great appreciation for the fantastic arts and … Read More

Montgomery County Workplace Giving Kick Off

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Montgomery County’s Workplace Giving Campaign for the Arts kicked off with great fanfare this month at the Montgomery County Administration Building downtown. Well known local performers Michael and Sandy Bashaw played for an appreciative crowd, and were joined for several songs by County Administrator Joe Tuss, a talented musician as well. It’s always a wonderful surprise when employees find out there is great talent … Read More

Premier Health Workplace Giving Kick Off

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Premier Health kicked off their Workplace Giving Campaigns at Miami Valley Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Fidelity Healthcare, and Systems Support in March. The Campaign has been going strong with great involvement from our very dedicated Workplace Giving Coordinators at each location: Candy Winteregg, Robyn Razor and the team at Good Samaritan Hospital Rainelle Barrett and her team at Systems Support … Read More

Messer Construction Workplace Giving KickOff

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We’re pleased to announce that Messer Construction has kicked off its Workplace Giving Campaign! Messer is one of our many generous employee groups, and has been participating in Workplace Giving for several years.  The company’s commitment to supporting arts and culture is exemplified by their matching gift contribution policy and the involvement of Vice President C. Allen Begley, Jr. on … Read More

College Scholarship Opportunity

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Each year, Culture Works grants out four to six scholarship awards in the range of $1,000 to $4,000 to college students that demonstrate participation in and patronage of the arts! This scholarship may be used towards tuition or fees. Scholarship Criteria College Juniors or Seniors (beginning Fall 2013) at one of the following colleges:  Antioch College, Cedarville University, Central State … Read More

Save the Date for Speaker & Author Doug Borwick!

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Culture Works is bringing Doug Borwick to Dayton the week of March 25, 2013. Doug Borwick, author of Building Communities, Not Audiences: The Future of the Arts in the United States, will be speaking to the community on Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 8 a.m. at the Loft Theatre, 126 N. Main Street, Dayton.  Everyone is welcome! Admission is free, … Read More

Announcing 2013 Campaign Chair!

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Steve Petitjean, Senior Vice President, Retail Market Manager and Dayton City Executive for Fifth Third Bank, Western Ohio, is serving as the Culture Works 2013 Campaign Chair. In his role as Market Manager, Steve is responsible for the profitability and management of the 58 Financial Centers and Bank Mart locations in the four-region Western Ohio market.  As City Executive, Steve … Read More