Guild News

Congratulations Barbara Bostick!

National Black MBA Association President Barbara Bostick represented the Dayton Chapter at this year’s conference in Atlanta from September 27 through October 1. She is a founder and is a proud Legacy member of the NBMBAA. She excitedly and graciously returned from the conference with three distinguished awards from the NBMBAA: Chapter of the Year Award, Education Award and Leadership Award. The Dayton chapter received the Membership Award in 2021.

Full details of the  the related press release are available by clicking here.

2021-2022 Annual Meeting


Margarete Jennings Nancy Farkus

Opera Guild of Dayton will be holding its 2021-2022 Annual Meeting on Wednesday, June 1, at Dayton Country Club located at 555 Kramer Road in Oakwood. A reception will begin at 11 a.m. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. followed by the business meeting at noon. The cost of the luncheon is $35.00. For those wishing to pay online, a $2.00 convenience fee will be added.
To view a printable copy of the invitation, please click here. To pay online, please click here.

New Opportunity for Funds

Opera Guild has been approved for participation in Kroger Community Rewards. We also participate with the Dorothy Lane Market rewards and Amazon Smile. The instructions for signing up now are available by clicking here. It only takes a minute of your time if you are already a Kroger Plus Member and helps the Guild earn dollars for its many programs. And the Guild thanks you very much for your support.



The Guild Boutique is more exciting than ever this season with the addition of some wonderful new items and the return of our popular one-size popcorn tops, shawls, evening bags and fun fashion jewelry. Visit us in the Schuster Center lobby along Second Street beginning with opening night, one hour before opera performances and during intermissions.

We offer an assortment of opera glasses with the more poplar styles from last year, plus a few new ones. We also carry CDs and DVDs of the season’s operas that have been recommended by Dayton Opera’s Tom Bankston, as well as other opera CDs endorsed by the late Charles Wendelken-Wilson.