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County Commissioner talks having First Four in Dayton

County Commissioner talks having First Four in Dayton

"The First Four brings several things to the community. It is great national exposure for our region. I remember how excited the whole community was when (former) President Obama and British Prime Minister Cameron attended a First Four game." Read more of Montgomery...

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Big Hoopla’s LOC Gearing Up for 2022

Big Hoopla’s LOC Gearing Up for 2022

The Big Hoopla’s Local Organizing Committee is working hard to gear up for the return of the First Four next year. Grace caught up with LOC Members: Sharon Howard, Director of Sight Communications for Premier Health; Cody Scarberry and Sean Hohenstein, Owners of...

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Dayton’s Big Hoopla Four Miler race could return in 2021

Dayton’s Big Hoopla Four Miler race could return in 2021

Although small, the potential for some type of Big Hoopla Four Miler in 2021 still exists. The Big Hoopla's Local Organizing Committee is working to identify a date for each of the next eight months, should guidelines be loosened and a crowd can safely gather....

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First Four Coming Back in 2022

First Four Coming Back in 2022

Jacquie Powell, President and CEO of Dayton Convention & Visitors Bureau; Adam Tschuor, Senior Associate Athletic Director for UD and Scott DeBolt, Senior Associate Athletic Director and Executive Director of UD Arena, talk with Living Dayton about how they’re...

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The Big Hoopla Interview on Miami Valley View

The Big Hoopla Interview on Miami Valley View

Sandy Gudorf, President of the Downtown Dayton Partnership, and Ellen Miller, Sales Manager of the Dayton region at Cincinnati Bell, join Kim Faris on Miami Valley View to discuss the Big Hoopla, community support, and the future of the First Four and Hoopla events in...

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