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By Michele Smith
The Times 

Adopt-a-Storefront Program gets underway in Dayton

Local groups will promote organizations while keeping storefronts attractive through new Dayton Development Task Force program

 

April 25, 2019

Lane Gwinn

The empty storefront at the former Alder Dental building on Dayton's Main Street has been decorated by the Columbia County Robotics 4-H Club as part of the city's new Adopt-a-Storefront program.

DAYTON-The Dayton Chamber of Commerce, the Dayton Development Task Force, local organizations and Main Street businesses kicking off a program to beautify Dayton's Main Street.

The Adopt-A-Storefront Program began as one woman's brain child.

Former 4-H Program Coordinator Lorna Barth said she wanted 4-H clubs to be able to show off what they do and bring some attention to 4-H programs.

"Earlier this year I was looking for ways to allow clubs in Columbia County to celebrate the 100th year of 4-H in the county as we prepare for our culminating event at the fair," Barth said.

Barth looked at...



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