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September 24, 2019

Recap! Community Groundbreaking Ceremony

Burgers (and veggies) were grilled, hulas were hooped, remarks were made, shovels were raised, food was distributed, and our community truly gathered together for a remarkable event producing some Groundbreaking memories. What did you think of the event? We’re collecting stories for our upcoming newsletter and would love, love, love to hear from you. Email us at or message us on Facebook or Instagram.

We estimate between 500 – 700 members and supporters joined us for throughout the event.

We collected nearly 50 grocery receipts for our receipt drive (the best way to find out what you really want to buy and cook, to help us stock our shelves smartly!).

Over 40 individuals made the decision to join the cooperative as a community-owner.

We collected over $800 in Supporter Equity (and CO-OP Dayton gave out over 50 t-shirt thank yous!)

About 50 individuals volunteered (receiving potluck dishes, serving food, supporting the grill masters, grilling, and stepping in where ever assistance was required), including multi-generational sets (families!).

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