New pop-up shop opening in downtown Dayton

A company is moving downtown that offers soccer programs that seek to build character for young children.

Soccer Shots Miami Valley expects to open this week at 39 S. St. Clair St., which is a storefront retail space connected to the St. Clair Lofts. The company also will occupy 41 S. St. Clair St.

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“We are teaching kids the basics of what they need to learn about soccer, but we are also focused on character development,” said Brandon Artis, owner and director of Soccer Shots Miami Valley.

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The nationally franchised company is the newest participant in the Greater Downtown Dayton Partnership’s Activated Spaces pop-up shop project, which allows small businesses to test-drive a retail storefront.

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