DaytonStrong CityFest, a benefit in support of those affected by both the Aug. 4 mass shooting and 15 tornadoes is set for 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22 at Levitt Pavilion in Dave Hall Plaza. Dayton Strong T-shirts in kid sizes up to 5XL will be sold for $15 each. Proceeds will be split between The Dayton Foundation funds established for victims of the mass shooting and the tornadoes.

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A river of creative T-shirts have been designed to celebrate the strength of the Miami Valley since the Memorial Day tornadoes and Aug. 4 mass shooting.

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This one celebrates Dayton’s skyline. 

“The skyline of Dayton has become something that inspires me. Every time I see the skyline,  I see resilience, power, love and a community of people that is rising up to make beauty out of ashes, said Kristen Frank, the guest experience director of Medway Church in New Carlisle.

DaytonStrong CityFest, a benefit in support of those affected by both the Aug. 4 mass shooting and 15 tornadoes is set for 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22 at Levitt Pavilion in Dave Hall Plaza. Dayton Strong T-shirts in kid sizes up to 5XL will be sold for $15 each. Proceeds will be split between The Dayton Foundation funds established for victims of the mass shooting and the tornadoes.

Frank’s “Dayton Strong” T-shirts will be sold at DaytonStrong CityFest, a benefit in support of those affected by both the Aug. 4 mass shooting and 15 tornadoes set for 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22 at Levitt Pavilion in Dave Hall Plaza in downtown Dayton.  

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Medway Church is the chief organizer of the event. 

The Dayton Strong T-shirts in kid sizes up to 5XL will be sold for $15 each. 

The Bella + Canvas shirts contain cotton and polyester.   

Proceeds will be split between The Dayton Foundation funds established for victims of the mass shooting and the tornadoes.  

 

Frank, an organizer of the event has a background in photography, marketing and design. 

She said her concept is meant to represent the community. 

DaytonStrong CityFest, a benefit in support of those affected by both the Aug. 4 mass shooting and 15 tornadoes is set for 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22 at Levitt Pavilion in Dave Hall Plaza. Dayton Strong T-shirts in kid sizes up to 5XL will be sold for $15 each. Proceeds will be split between The Dayton Foundation funds established for victims of the mass shooting and the tornadoes.

“No, it’s not a giant cityscape with lots of huge buildings like you see in cities with hundreds of thousands more people. But to me it represents a community that could be known for the way we love people, and THAT is a place I’m proud to be a part of. We are Dayton strong,” she told this news organization. 

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DaytonStrong CityFest, a benefit in support of those affected by both the Aug. 4 mass shooting and 15 tornadoes is set for 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22 at Levitt Pavilion in Dave Hall Plaza. Dayton Strong T-shirts in kid sizes up to 5XL will be sold for $15 each. Proceeds will be split between The Dayton Foundation funds established for victims of the mass shooting and the tornadoes.

The free, family-friendly event includes performances by the Funk Lab Dance Center and a list of musical acts that includes Nashville-based Hasting & Co.; Chris Jobe,a pop singer and songwriter who appeared on “Songland);” Alexis Gomez, a past contestant on “American Idol” and The American Landscape. 

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