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2020 Class of Inductees

Hallie Quinn Brown

William Hale Charch

Mike DeWine

John Legend

William H. Pitsenbarger

Induction Ceremony Postponed: As the Coronavirus (COVID -19) continues to impact our local area, state and country, we regret to announce the postponement of the 2020 Walk of Fame Inductees Luncheon. It is through an abundance of caution for our honorees, staff, volunteers, guests, patrons, and supporters that we have decided to postpone the induction ceremony until 2021. We will update our webpage with information as it becomes available. In the meantime, we are currently accepting sponsorships for the 2021 event giving our sponsors additional promotion time for their patronage.

As of 2019, 180 honorees have been recognized on the Dayton Region’s Walk of Fame for their outstanding and enduring personal or professional contributions to the community, nation and the world in the areas of:

Arts and Culture
Aviation
Business/Corporate Leader
Community Service
Education
Entertainment/Media
Environment
Government/Military
Invention/Innovation
Medicine
Philanthropy
Science
Significant Personal Achievement
Sports


Since its inception in 1996 as a part of the City of Dayton’s bicentennial celebration, individuals have been recognized on the Dayton Region’s Walk of Fame for their outstanding and enduring personal or professional contributions to the community, nation and the world.

The Dayton Region’s Walk of Fame is installed in the sidewalks along West Third Street between Shannon and Broadway Streets in the historic Wright-Dunbar Business District, and can be enjoyed year-round. Visit the place where three exceptional men, Orville and Wilbur Wright, and Paul Laurence Dunbar called home. Begin your visit at the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, where you can chat with knowledgeable staff, pick up a Walk of Fame walking tour brochure, information and directions to other historical sites, and find out about general programs and special events during your visit.

Mailing Address

Dayton Region Walk of Fame

1139 West Third Street

Suite 200

Dayton, OH 45402