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100+ Daytonians of the Week: A shoutout to Daytonians who did something when the city needed them

We are happy to see members of Dayton Young Black Professionals among the list of 100+ Daytonians of the Week! Thank you for all you do for the City!

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100 young tornado survivors see ‘The Lion King’ for free 

Dayton-area children impacted by the Memorial Day tornadoes were treated to a free screening of Disney’s “The Lion King” last night as part of a partnership between local nonprofits. Dayton Young Black Professionals partnered with McKinley United Methodist Church, The Dayton Foundation, CityWide Development Corporation and the Gem City Market on the project

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Daytonian of the Week on tornado work: ‘It was only right that I took care of home the best way I could’

“I hope that people realize giving back to your community is the most influential thing we can do, it gives people a sense of hope and pride,” Daj’za Demmings said.

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Ramping up response to US spring disasters

Members of McKinley United Methodist Church work with Dayton Young Black Professionals to clean-up from recent tornado damage in Dayton, Ohio. Photo by the Rev. Peter Edward Matthews.