Nuvasive manufacturing personnel are working to start a new manufacturing facility as they move their Fairborn operations to West Carrollton in the former MotoMan site. Samples of the company’s spinal surgery tools and parts are on display in the lobby. TY GREENLEES / STAFF
Photo: Ty Greenlees
Photo: Ty Greenlees

5 local things to know on Sunday

NuVasive Inc. is the No.3 player in the global spinal devices market and has just recently invested $45 million into an 180,000-square-foot facility in West Carrolton. The company is looking to fill 200 positions which include engineers, machinists, supervisors, and more.

2.Where to get National Ice Cream Day deals 

This is not a drill, today is the day you’ve been waiting your whole life for- National Ice Cream Day. Find out what local businesses are offering deals and discounts for this very special day.

3. Rapid Fired Pizza in the works in Kettering

This local pizza chain has become a household name in the Dayton area since opening its first store in 2015. Rapid Fires co-founder Kelly Gray expects this location to be a flagship store due to its proximity to the corporate offices.

Rapid Fired Pizza has applied for a liquor license to open a restaurant in the former Krispy Kreme space at 2001 E. Dorothy Lane in Kettering. File photo by LISA POWELL / STAFF

4. Traps for Zika-prone mosquitoes distributed across Ohio 

A total of 50 counties in Ohio are receiving special BG Sentinel traps designed to catch the Asian tiger mosquito. A total of 224 of 500 traps have already been distributed to the counties, Montgomery County has received four of those traps.

5. 3 things to do in Dayton today

Dayton Blues Festival, 1 p.m. -9 p.m.

Duke Robillard, a founding member of Roomful of Blues and former guitarist with the Fabulous Thunderbirds, headlines the Dayton Blues Festival at Dave Hall Plaza Park on Sunday, July 17. Submitted

The annual Dayton Blues Festival is presented by the Department of Recreations and Youth Services at Dave Plaza Hall. Those in attendance are welcome to bring lawn chairs and blankets; Cost: Free

3 on Third, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.


This eclectic market is located on East Third Street at Bates, just east of Keowee. This market features artisans, antiques, handmade goods, locally produced food, and food trucks.

Cost: Free

Dayton Dragons Baseball, 2 p.m.

Dragons reliever Braulio Ortiz. The South Bend Cubs defeated the host Dragons 6-1 at Dayton's Fifth Third Field on Monday, June 13, 2016. MARC PENDLETON / STAFF

Cost: $9-$17

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