YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO ATTEND A SPECIAL LUNCHEON AND INDUCTION CEREMONY!

What:  Ralph and Christine Dull will be inducted into the Dayton Walk of Fame

Ralph and Christine Dull ( Born 1929/1934).  Original founders of the Dayton International Peace Museum, Christine and Ralph Dull have given their professional and personal life to helping the cause of peace around the world. Other accomplishments and honors for this dynamic couple include their work in the environmental arena.

When:  Thursday, September 22, 2011

Where: 
Induction and Speeches at 10 AM  
Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission
Center for Regional Cooperation
1100 W. Third Street
Dayton, OH 45407
937.223.6323

Celebration Lunch at 12 Noon at the Ponitz Center, Sinclair Community College
Cost:  $50/ticket

            Julie Vann would be pleased to share a seat at her table with you.  If you would like to sit with Julie, please phone her at 429-5773.
       
            Luncheon Reservations can also be made thru the Wright-Dunbar Inc at 443-0249.

Please note:  You may attend only the Induction Ceremony.  No reservation is required to attend the Induction Ceremony.

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE WALK OF FAME FOLLOWS:
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This is a special award to recognize people and accomplishments that have made outstanding and enduring contributions to one or more of the following areas:
Arts and Culture,
Aviation,
Business/Corporate Leader,
Community Service,
Education,
Entertainment/Media,
Government/Military,
Invention/Innovation,
Medicine,
Philanthropy,
Science
Sports.

Since 1996, approximately five have been inducted each year.  Originally stars were placed at the Dayton Airport, however with subsequent renovations, it was decided that placing stars in the sidewalk near the Wright Dunbar business district would be a fitting tribute to people who have make a significant difference in shaping Dayton.

Other 2011 Inductees in are:

Gussie Lord Davis (1863-1899) Born in Dayton, Ohio in 1863, the year of the Emancipation Proclamation, Gussie Lord Davis was the first commercially successful African-American composer of popular songs. One of his most memorable songs was “Irene Good Night”.
Dayton Marcos (1920-1940’s) Chartered in 1920 as one of eight Negro League Baseball Teams the Dayton Marcos played its first game at Westwood Field on Western Avenue, (now James H. McGee Blvd.) on June 12, 1920, against the Chicago Giants. Before 1920, the Marcos was the only African-American team in the Ohio-Indiana League.
Ralph and Christine Dull (1929/1934) Original founders of the Dayton International Peace Museum, Christine and Ralph Dull have given their professional and personal life to helping the cause of peace around the world. Other accomplishments and honors for this dynamic couple include their work in the environmental arena.
Herbert Woodward Martin (1933) Recognized as Professor Emeritus and Poet-in-Residence Herbert Martin is nationally known as a Dunbar Scholar for his readings of the poetry of Paul Lawrence Dunbar.
Phoebe Anne Mozey, aka Annie Oakley (1860-1926) Born August 13, 1860 in Darke County, Ohio, Phoebe learned to shoot at the age of eight with her father’s old Kentucky rifle. She won a shooting contest in the fall of 1882 and began performing in circuses with her future husband.  In 1885 the couple joined “Buffalo Bill” Cody’s Wild West Show and she became known to the public as Miss Annie Oakley.