Mayor's Award

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To honor outstanding individuals, neighborhood groups and organizations/businesses making a positive impact on the Dayton community through various activities (nominees must be located within the Dayton city limits).


  • Family Friendly - An organization that supports employees through family-friendly policies. View a video about category honoree Porter Wright
  • Community Service - An organization that supports and promotes service to the community. Honoree to be announced. 
  • Giving Back to Neighborhoods - An individual or neighborhood group that has supported and inspired their neighborhood. Honoree: Nicole Carver-Wishart. 
  • Education Champion - An organization that is working hard to provide a brighter future for our children. Honoree: Pat Meadows 
  • Workforce Pipeline - An organization that promotes skill or trade development in students.View a video about category honoree The Victory Project
A three-member committee (a community member, a business representative and a City official) will select one winner from each category. Winners will be recognized at a Dayton City Commission meeting and will be featured in a special video production.