Mayor Gary Leitzell: Dayton is a Great Place to Be
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In the preview released last month, you heard Dayton Mayor Gary Leitzell talk about the higher education options in the greater Dayton region. In this new video, Mayor Leitzell expands on why these institutions are an asset for our region. He also talks about the many things to do in Dayton – arts and culture, recreation, and more.

Video: Mayor Gary Leitzell – Things to do in Dayton

Check out the links below for more information on the topics mentioned by Mayor Leitzell:

Recreation in the greater Dayton region

Five Rivers Metro Parks
-2nd Street Market
-Bike Trails
Dayton Dragons Professional Baseball
Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum

Arts and Culture in the greater Dayton region

Dayton Art Institute
Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
National Museum of the US Air Force
Dayton Masonic Center
Dayton Aviation Heritage National Park
Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center

Assets of the Dayton Region

Affordable Housing – Dayton was named the #2 city in the nation for purchasing a starter home
Low cost of living – the cost of living in the greater Dayton region is 27% lower than the US average
Ease of commute – the average morning commute time in Dayton is 5 minutes less than the US average
Crossroads of America - the Dayton Region is within 600 miles of 64% of the U.S.population

Higher Education in the Dayton Region

University of Dayton
Wright State University
Central State University
Sinclair Community College
and many more higher education opportunities

What is YOUR favorite part of living in the greater Dayton region?


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