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Here at the Miami County Visitors Bureau, we have been blogging about our area for years. And, more importantly, we continue to ask our residents and visitors to blog about their experiences throughout our historic towns as well. For example… did you know that we are part of the longest paved trail system in the country?
  • Introducing our new summer Instagram Hashtag Project starting June 1st!  See all the details in the images below!

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  • Roger Bowersock, a resident of Greenville, Ohio, likes to spend time in Miami County. He and his family visit the county for recreation, shopping, and dining. Roger’s not for profit group, Rocketship Sports Management brought the popular donut and biking event, Tour de Donut, to Ohio in 2005. Besides Tour de Donut, Rocketship also organizes the Shawshank Hustle in Mansfield and helps other organizations plan events. In 2012 Roger was named one of the Nation’s Top Sports Event Managers by Sports Events Magazine. This year will be the first year that Tour de Donut is in Troy.

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  • Cory Breth, a Tipp City transplant, is a singer-songwriter and a Spanish teacher at Tippecanoe High School. Cory started singing at a young age and learned to play guitar while singing ten years ago. Since then he has recorded two albums and is working on his third. He has opened for Twenty One Pilots and played during Mumford and Sons’ Gentlemen of the Road Stopover Tour in Troy. He has also played several local festivals including the Strawberry Festival, Tippapalooza, and the Tipp Mum Festival.

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  • High school sweethearts, Joe and Kelsey Fulton, are part of a three generation farm operation at Fulton Farms. Joe was born and raised on the farm. Kelsey was born in North Carolina but moved back to her family’s roots in Miami County when she was ten years old. Both started working on the farm in their teens. This year Kelsey is coordinating the Sweet Corn Festival at Fulton Farms. They help Joe’s mom, Bev Fulton, manage the market at Fulton Farms.

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  • The Miami County Fair is one of the biggest annual events in the county and it’s a summer tradition for many families and friends. It’s also the culmination of 4-H and FFA projects for younger generations. The Miami County Agricultural Society sponsors the week-long fair during August. The Society was founded in 1846 to operate an annual agricultural fair. It’s a family-friendly event with farm shows, fair food, and entertainment. 

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  • Linda Lee Jolly is a Troy transplant from Northern Kentucky. She has served as the Director of the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center for the past 27 years. Today the Hayner Center hosts a variety of art and cultural events, most of which are free to the public. The upcoming Rhythm and Roots Festival will be on September 23rd. The festival is a celebration of the roots of several musical styles and includes a Pie Party.

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  • The summer of 2017 marks the 4th year for the concert series Rock Piqua! The event is a collaboration between the Piqua Arts Council and Mainstreet Piqua. The series includes an evening concert at Lock 9 Park in Piqua in June, July, and August. The free outdoor music concert includes food and drinks from local food vendors. The concert also highlights the recreational opportunities available along the Great Miami River.

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  • Jordan Knepper, a Shelby County resident, grew up surrounded by art. He is still surrounded by art as an adult, which he shares with the Piqua community and beyond. Jordan is the director of the Piqua Arts Council. Jordan brings the arts to Piqua through a variety of events. Some of the most popular include the Rock Piqua concerts, Dancing with the Piqua Stars and the Piqua Art Show. The Piqua Art Show is the largest art show in the Miami Valley!

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