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Meeting videos


Video recording of our April 2021 meeting

Thank you for attending! Holly Hornbeak, Dayton Preservation Planner, was very informative. The Wilsons announce the historic topic for their annual Memorial Day Walk in Woodland Cemetery.

A Video Recording of our March 2021 Meeting

Thank you for attending! Crime is down, spring has sprung, plans are in the works for safe outdoor social gatherings. Coming up: An Easter Egg Hunt, a Membership Drive, an Earth Day neighborhood cleanup and more. Lastly, please be kind to your neighbors online.

February 2021 Meeting (a Zoom recording)

New Emerson Academy Principal, Dr. Scott, introduces himself. Three neighbors volunteer to host PPDs this summer. Betsy’s Memorial Day Tour is back! Shakespeare in South Park announces an Actors Workshop. HSPI is gifted with a large anonymous donation.

HSP January 2021 meeting (a Zoom recording)

HSP January 2021 meeting (a Zoom recording)

Officer Bunch and Officer Newell explain how DPD officers interact with the homeless via their Mobile Response Unit by offering people on the street help and shelter. Leah Bahan-Harris GM of the Gem City Market gives us an update. We look at a proposed budget for 2021.

Video of January 2021 Member Meeting

Video of January 2021 Member Meeting

Good meeting, everyone! Thank you for attending. (note that the video stops abruptly at 01:06:10) Agenda: Officers Bunch and Newell talk about the DPD's Mobile Response Unit that specializes in helping homeless, the mentally ill, addicts and those who overdose. Leah...