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!
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
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.
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.