OPEN* – RETAIL & SERVICES
CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE – SUPPORTING OUR BUSINESSES
OPEN* DOWNTOWN – Retail & Services
Businesses around our community, the state and the nation are creatively adapting to changes necessary for the health and safety of their workers and patrons. But, business is still OPEN* in downtown Dayton. Small businesses are the heart of our community, and we can all contribute to their success, as well as the livelihoods of employees in the service industry.
There are many ways our community can support local businesses. We’ve put together a list of downtown retail and service businesses that remain open in some way (see below).
You can also support your favorite shop by buying a gift card online today, and make future plans to visit.
Downtown businesses — and the thousands of workers who run them behind the scenes each day — depend on all of us. They have been hit hard over the past year, and new precautionary measures, while necessary, will be an enormous further strain. You can do your part by continuing to support them while they are OPEN*.
**Things are changing rapidly, and as such, the information presented here is subject to change. The list below represents our best understanding of the services downtown businesses currently are offering, and we will make every effort to keep up with changes, but we recommend confirming with each business directly.
If you own or operate a downtown business, please contact us with any changes to offerings or any incorrect information you see here. You can also visit our page of resources for businesses and employees for help getting through this crisis.
*Click on any business name to see details of offerings and other info.
At AAA, we are doing our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Our primary concern is the safety and well-being of our members and employees, so we are temporarily suspending walk-in service. However, Tire & Auto services only are available inside. Please call us at (937) 228-2144 and the staff in the store will be happy to assist you by phone. Many services are also available online at AAA.com. Thank you for your patience and understanding. More info
CODE Credit Union: Lobby closed, ATM and drive-thru open
Fifth Third: lobby open by appointment only.
Others (KeyBank, Wright-Patt Credit Union, US Bank, Huntington, PNC, Bridge Credit Union, Chase):
ATM and online banking, or locate a drive-thru online
Bonnett's Book Store is now closed. If you want to purchase something, send a message and Kevin will work out the details privately. More info
Boonshoft at Home is an online learning experience for all ages! It includes DIY science activities with easy to get materials, step by step instructions, and a basic science explanation for families to download as well as two virtual programs daily. The Science Education programs discuss a variety of topics in physics, chemistry and biology featuring our Science Theater and Do Lab. The virtual museum programs take you behind the scenes with an Animal Ambassador from the Discovery Zoo or a rarely seen item from our Collection Vaults. Cabin Fever Astronomy covers everything from current topics in astronomy to notable items in the night sky, as well as offering an "Ask the Astronomer" segment. There is something for everyone! More info
City of Dayton updates at www.daytonohio.gov/Update2020
All City of Dayton buildings are closed; all public meetings are canceled.
City parking garages (123 W. Third and 200 S. Jefferson): Open as usual.
Convention Center: No events until further notice.
Dayton International Airport: Updates at www.flydayton.com. Parking open as usual. Questions: 937-454-8200.
City jobs: Apply at jobs.daytonohio.gov. Info at 937-333-2300 or email@example.com.
Police: Emergency, call 911. General info., call 937-333-2677.
Customer service requests: Call 937-333-4800 or use the Dayton Delivers app.
Water/Waste Collection bills: Info., call 937-333-3550 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. To pay: paydaytonwater.com or 937-333-3550. Cash payments at Family Dollar and CVS stores. No payment-related disconnections until further notice.
City of Dayton parks are open. Playground equipment is not to be used, according to Ohio Dept. of Health order. Recreation centers and golf centers are closed until further notice.
Store closed. Online sales only via: https://www.etsy.com/market/clash_dayton
Offering a gift certificate sale: $25 for $20, $60 for $50, $90 for $75, $125 for $100, $250 for $200.
The Collaboratory will be physically closed while the stay-at-home order is in place. We can reached at: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 937.732.5123
Library building closed, but numerous free, online offerings available (eBooks, eAudioBooks, Homework Help, downloadable films/music, research tools, etc.). More info
We are currently open for business. Same hours and days. With the ever changing nature of this pandemic please call and make sure things haven’t changed. So far we are considered an essential part of the infrastructure. That can change at any time. If you have glasses here come in and pick them up as soon as possible. If you need glasses order them and I will do my best to finish them as quickly as possible. If you need repairs come down and I’ll get them done. Above all else stay safe and healthy. More info
2nd Street Market is closed. MetroParks outdoor parks and trails remain open (indoor facilities and park restrooms are closed). To continue to keep parks and trails open, we are reminding park and trail users to follow requirements for social distancing and gatherings. More info
Call or text us at 937.903.2729, Email at email@example.com, use Facebook Messenger to schedule an appointment, for curbside pick up or to have any item shipped. We are currently shipping for free.
Store Hours: Tuesday - Friday: 10am-6pm
Saturday: 10am – 4pm
Closed: Sunday and Monday
H. Gerstner & Sons’ Dayton Factory Showroom is closed, but customers can still shop online at https://gerstnerusa.com/ and we will ship any item. For customer service or to schedule curbside pick-up please call 937-228-1662.
County Corp, HomeStart, County Corp Development and the HomeOwnership Center of Greater Dayton will be closed to walk-ins as we will be operating on a virtual basis.
Staff will remain reachable during regular business hours (8 am – 5 pm ET) via phone, email, and Zoom meeting app (or similar apps) and will continue to manage its programs.
If you wish to reach us, please call us at 937-225-6328 OR email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Neon movie theater is closed, but they will still continue to offer the latest in award-winning independent cinema. For the price of a "virtual ticket," you'll get to screen a movie at home that isn't available on any other streaming platform. More info.
Offering Paint Parties online as well as in the studio. "We decided to offer a fun & relaxing Party on Line with Painting!" See website for updates. More info.
Store temporarily closed. All tuxedo rentals and suit alterations will be available as promised. Please use our Facebook page and text messages to contact us regarding picking up orders or with any other questions. More info.
PrintPoint's regular hours remain. Not currently accepting walk in customers but we continue to serve our customers through email orders etc. More info.
The office is closed to in person visits until further notice, and the majority of Project READ partners are currently closed. Project READ will take the students information and make direct connections once the service providers are back open for business.
Please refer students to the helpline.
Project READ helpline (937) 461-7323
Point of Contact: Kevin Sorice (937)461-7323, email@example.com
Until further notice, there will be no in person tutoring for adults or youth.
Open for business Monday-Friday 7 am to 5 pm.
Due to the Governor's order, we will not be open on Saturday March 28 or Saturday April 4. At this time, we expect to return to regular Saturday hours of 7 am to 2 pm on Saturday April 11.
In addition, our Kitchen and Bath Showroom will be open by appointment only during the “Stay-at-Home” period.
Please contact your designer or Jill Rubey (937-535-6404 or firstname.lastname@example.org) to make an appointment.
We continue to emphasize the following guidelines for customers: Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer immediately upon entering the business. Maintain six feet of social distance, including our requirement to stand at least three feet back from the sales counter when placing orders. Use our delivery service rather than picking up material here. You do not have to sign for proof of delivery, we will be using pictures taken on the drivers’ phones. You can pick up will-call orders without coming into the building, just call 937-224-1141 and let us know that you are in the parking lot.
Store closed, but fresh produce from Hydro-Growers now available. Call ahead to place order, and it will be available for lobby pick-up, or shipped to your home.
Open regular hours.
Bar is closed, but Tender Mercy has launched the pop-up bodega Mercy Mart -- you can order pantry staples, beer, wine, pre-made pastas and bread from Grist, and other goodies. ORDER ONLINE & schedule your pick-up TUE-FRI 3-7p and SAT 12-4. Please consider supporting Team Tender Mercy by purchasing eGift Cards “boosted” with a 19% bonus value added when redeemed upon our re-opening. Order here.
No live shows/events, but live streaming concerts. Beer + wine carry-out Thu-Sun; food trucks daily. More info.
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