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hoopsdayton header graphicOther candidates spend their campaign money buying yard signs, mailings and ads. I spent mine buying nets and installing them on courts all over Dayton in 2012.

I didn’t win. While I’ll still hang nets, this time, I’m counting on the kids who remember those green nets to help out with the campaign.

It’s almost funny- yard signs cost $3 ea, nets only cost $2 when you buy them 100 at a time.
So next time a politician asks for your backing- maybe you need to ask them about our backboards?
I promise to not only put nets on rims when elected to the city commission (even if I have to do it myself) but to work to make sure our kids have goals worthy of shooting on- so they won’t be shooting each other.

It’s time to restore the pride to the city of Dayton. How can the incumbents look at you with a straight face and tell you they don’t have money to put up nets and take care of our parks, when they buy buildings with no public use for $450,000 (not one, but two!) and our Mayor spent almost half a million dollars on her campaign (it was obscene). I’m only going to spend $25,000 on my campaign. It’s time to just say no to having the best candidates money can buy.

I think it’s time City Hall played ball. I think it’s time for leadership that does, instead of talks.

Please consider donating to my campaign.

 


Vintage Barber Shop sponsors 5 nets

Vintage Barber Shop sponsors 5 nets

Vintage Barber Shop at 110 W. Fifth St started out as one of the "Pop-up shops." Now in it's second year, the barbers are still cutting away and staying busy. Brendan O'Brien is the owner, and he wanted to sponsor some nets, even though he doesn't live in Dayton. He...

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Beauty and Barbers Inc sponsors 5 nets

Beauty and Barbers Inc sponsors 5 nets

Beauty and Barbers Inc is at 2170 N. Gettysburg Ave Dayton Ohio 45406, and is owned by Linda B Cooley-Dyer. You can call them at 937.277.2357 Mark Young took the lead and sponsored 5 nets and picked the "something to shoot for" poster. Mark's the guy to see if you...

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Simply Cuts sponsors 5 nets

Simply Cuts sponsors 5 nets

Mark Caldwell gave me a hard time about talking about politics or religion in the barber shop- but when it came time to talk about taking care of kids and giving them nets on rims, he was all ears. Simply Cuts, at 2359 N. Gettysburg Ave Dayton Oh 45417 is owned by...

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Cato’s Cut Masters sponsors 2 nets

Cato’s Cut Masters sponsors 2 nets

Cato Mayberry owns Cato's Cut Masters at 2233 N. Gettysburg Ave, Dayton Oh 45417. Phone number is 937-274-3486. Tramale Forbes is just starting his career as a barber- in the city. This is a job that's being created without the city handing out tax breaks. Tramale...

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City Stars Barber Shop sponsors 3 nets

City Stars Barber Shop sponsors 3 nets

City Stars Barber Shop is owned by Greg Caine (I hope I spelled it right, Larry was guessing) and is at 1649 N. Gettysburg Ave Dayton OH 45417- phone is 937-263-1400 Larry is all about the kids- and taking care of our courts. Thanks to him and Charles Black who was...

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Rough Ends sponsors 5 nets

Rough Ends sponsors 5 nets

Anthony Davis owns Rough Ends at 1058 N. Gettysburg Dayton OH 45417, you can call 268-6114 to make an appointment, or just stop in. Obviously, Anthony is a Cowboy's fan, but, he's even a bigger fan of giving kids in Dayton decent courts. He kicked in $10 which buys 5...

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Elegant Attractions sponsors 5 nets

Elegant Attractions sponsors 5 nets

Davida's email is "lovelydavida" and I'd have to agree. She owns Elegant Attractions salon at 618 N. Gettysburg Dayton Ohio 45417. You can reach the shop at 937-277-5000 She's all about the bun- as I watched her put the finishing touches on one of the prettiest buns...

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Platinum Cuts sponsors a net

Platinum Cuts sponsors a net

Platinum Cuts is tucked away at 1011 Miami Chapel St in Dayton, in the heart of Edgemont. Jermaine Wilkerson will take care of your hair- just like he used to take care of Clayton Luckies- who he's known since he was a kid. Give him a call at 223-2449 to set an...

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Rahn’s Artisan Breads sponsors 100 nets

Rahn’s Artisan Breads sponsors 100 nets

If you've been to the Second Street Market, you've seen the lines for Rahn's bread. He bakes for restaurants around town - including Olive, an Urban Dive and Submarine House- you can read more about his breads on his site: Rahnsartisanbreads.com. (Full disclosure- my...

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Downtown Dayton Optical sponsors 150 nets

Downtown Dayton Optical sponsors 150 nets

Before Kevin Harrington opened Downtown Dayton Optical he worked for the city of Dayton in their print shop. He knows what really goes on in City Hall. He also has been a great supporter of this campaign. He has a great small optical shop at 112 E. Third Street Dayton...

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