WILMINGTON — The Clinton Community Fellows will be making a final presentation on their summer work at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be in the Robert Moyer Community Room at the Wilmington Municipal Building, with doors opening at 5 p.m.
This year’s Fellows class includes Carly Pritchard (Lebanon/Wilmington College), Levi Luttrell (East Clinton/Illinois Institute of Technology), and Nick Ratliff (Clinton Massie/Wright State University).
The presentation will cover projects from their summer’s work with the following matches: Clinton Memorial Hospital; Cape May Retirement Village; Wilmington College Center for Sports Sciences; City of Wilmington; Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce; Clinton County Foundation; Clinton County Business Advisory Council; Clinton County Adult Day Care; and the Clinton County Youth Council.
The Fellows program was founded by Energize Clinton County and the Clinton County Regional Planning Commission in 2010. The program is designed to offer college students or recent college graduates the opportunity to apply their conceptual knowledge in a professional environment in Clinton County.
The class of 2016 represents the seventh class for the program. At the end of this summer, there will have been 26 fellows that have completed the program, working with 74 matches, and providing over 10,600 hours of work.
The Clinton Community Fellows program is run exclusively on the support of financial contributions, which go towards the fellowship stipends, and administrative support provided by the Clinton County Regional Planning Commission and Energize Clinton County.
Sponsors of the 2016 class include: The Clinton County Foundation, Clinton Massie Business Fund, Cape May Retirement Village, New Sabina Industries, and the Clinton County Port Authority.