CNOtes 2.0

CNOtes are blog articles about CNO 2.0 evening meetings. CNO 2.0 meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month at 5:30 PM.

Drone Express, Lisa Barhorst

Drones are useful right now for last mile deliveries. Drone Express is a logistics firm focused on bringing safe, reliable, autonomous, eco-friendly package delivery throughout the country. The article discusses the problems drones are solving right now and how big the business will be in just a few more years.

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Dayton

Since 1983 Habitat has built new homes for over 300 families. They build 6-8 homes per year. Additionally, they rehabilitate homes to be accessible and perform critical repairs.
Homes are built based on the size of the family. The minimum number of bedrooms is three and they have built up to five-bedroom homes. The homes are affordable because of all the volunteer labor used to build them.

Bar Codes Unlimited, Inc. – Craig and Dana Dring

Long time CNO members Craig and Dana Dring own Bar Codes Unlimited. The company prints millions of barcode labels and tags for customers each year. A barcode is a scannable number than can be looked up in an item database for its description and selling price.

Lee’s Famous Recipe, Chuck Doran and DaRon Holmes II

Chuck Doran and his partner are the owner of 13 Miami Valley area Lee’s Famous Recipe restaurants. UD Basketball Flyer DaRon Holmes II also spoke to us. Holmes is the face of Lee’s Famous Recipe in the Miami Valley as he has a Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) contract with the franchise.

Robi Simms, VP of Charles Simms Development

The demand for an empty nester lifestyle is high everywhere but especially in South Dayton. Other cities reach out to Charles Simms Development for them to develop areas in their cities. They are currently building in Springfield, Beavercreek, Centerville, Lebanon and Mason.

Alexis Gomez, Musician from Centerville

A country music star who placed in the top 12 on American Idol in 2015. She grew up playing music and is still chasing the goal of becoming an established artist. You can see her perform at different venues around Centerville.

Shoes 4 the Shoeless, Kris Horlacher

Their mission is, “To provide new, properly fitting gym shoes and socks to local children in need. Properly fitting shoes and socks is the biggest unmet need for a child in poverty. For many of the children they help, S4TS provides the first pair of shoes that was purchased specifically for them

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