Meredith Moss

Features Reporter

Meredith Moss has been writing for the Dayton Daily News for decades, covering topics ranging from fashion and parenting to the arts and religion. She is an active community volunteer and is the recipient of numerous community awards including the YWCA'sWoman of Influence' award. A native Daytonian and graduate of Fairview High School, Meredith is a Leadership Dayton graduate and has been active in organizations ranging from the Junior League of Dayton to the Jewish Federation. Meredith frequently covers community events, area women's organizations and fund raisers, is always interested in hearing story ideas from readers.

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“Shepherd s Bush is by Scott C. Sickles of Forest Hills, New York.

The winner from Dayton's FutureFest is ...

The winner of FutureFest 2016 is "Shepherd's Bush" by Scott C. Sickles of Forest Hills, New York. The festival that took place over the weekend (July 22-24) featured six playwrights introducing their new plays to a live audience and a panel of judges at FutureFest. Dayton Playhouse's annual festival of ...

A large scale photograph of a glacier by artist Frank Thiel is part of the new Dayton Art Institite exhibit, “The Antarctic Sublime & Elements of Nature: Water.” LISA POWELL / STAFF

Why these dancing penguins are a summer must-see

“The deeply interactive works featured in this series of exhibitions are a powerful testament to the advancement of and growing interest in digital art as well as its unique ability to nurture creativity and curiosity through technology.”— Aimee Marcereau Degalan, chief curator, Dayton Art InstituteIf a recent encounter with the ...

Donate bras for needy women

I stopped at the Soma store at The Greene over the weekend to see when the the shop would be collecting bras for women at area shelters.Turns out the national bra drive at Soma stores throughout the country is now underway and is slated to run through Aug. 2. What ...

Dayton Theatre Hall of Fame will honor prof, theater founders

Former Wright State University theater professor Abe Bassett and LaComedia Dinner Theatre founders Joe and Marilyn Mitchell will be inducted into the Dayton Theatre Hall of Fame on Saturday evening, July 30, at Sinclair Community College. The special evening also incorporates the annual DayTony award presentations.The Dayton Theatre Hall of ...

Simonetta Fraquelli (left), an independent curator and specialist in early 20th-century European art, stands with the Columbus Museum of Art director Nannette V. Maciejunes in the Picasso exhibit currently on display. Photo by Meredith Moss.

Picasso exhibit at Columbus Museum of Art

If you’re an art-lover in search of the perfect summer outing, look no further than Columbus and a combined visit to the Columbus Art Museum and the Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. The two special city sites are just down the street from one another and both offer free ...

Good Neighbor House needs items for new Thrift Store

We’ve been writing for years about the Good Neighbor House, the faith-based non-profit organization that continues to provide basic necessities to the needy in our community.“Good Neighbor House continues to give food to those in need on a monthly basis through our Pantry Services,” says Marcia Ehlers, director of human ...

Humane Society needs pet food, accessories

Did you know that The Humane Society of Greater Dayton is the oldest, most-established no-kill animal welfare agency in the Miami Valley?The organization has been serving Montgomery County since 1902 . It’s the only organization in the area to deal with all types of animals — including dogs, cats, rabbits, ...

Jill Krieg, the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery’s assistant curator of Anthropology places a Geisha into the exhibit of dolls from around the world. Submitted photo by Kristy Creel/Boonshoft Museum of Discovery

Boonshoft exhibit features textiles

We’re typically so busy visiting the river otters and meerkats, lining up for the Planetarium show or tasting the yummy pizzas the kids have just taken from the oven, that we may overlook some of the tucked away treasures at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery.Many of them can be found ...

“Gone with the Wind” will screen Aug. 19-21 at the Victoria Theatre as part of the Cool Films series. CONTRIBUTED

Victoria Theatre summer film series preserves downtown tradition

Many of us who grew up in Dayton have fond memories of heading downtown for a first-run movie at the RKO Keith’s, the Colonial, the RKO State, Loew’s and the Victory. They were exciting excursions — complete with a newsreel and cartoons. >> RELATED: Victoria Theatre historical photos “Historically the ...

Make a Difference this week: Womanline needs art supplies, more

Womanline of Dayton has served the Greater Dayton area and surrounding counties for more than 43 years. In the organization’s early days, many of the women who sought help from the non-profit had been sexually molested as children.“Today our mission is to help women overcome the trauma of childhood sexual ...

 
 

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