Gala will celebrate 40 years of Dayton public television

DATV was founded in 1978

An upcoming gala will celebrate 40 years of public television in Dayton.

DATV will host Brews, Brains, & Broadcasting, a fundraiser for the station, at The Steam Plant, 617 E. Third St., Nov. 8 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The evening will feature music from the Stivers School for the Art Jazz Combo, a silent auction, and a competition to see who knows the most trivia from 1978, the year the station was founded.

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Amelia Robinson, a reporter and columnist for and the Dayton Daily News, will be mistress of ceremonies. Individual tickets cost $55 and include two drink tickets and heavy hors d’oeuvres. A cash bar will be available during the evening.

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DATV’s non-profit mission is to serve as a community forum that empowers all citizen to learn, create, and express their ideas through electronic media. The organization provides training, equipment and facilities for local residents to create non-commercial local cable TV programs.


What: Brews, Brains & Broadcasting, a fundraising gala for DATV

When: Nov. 8 from 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Where: The Steam Plant, 617 E. Third St., Dayton

Admission: $55 for individual tickets.

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