Six oak tree plantings at Clinton County Fairground’s entrance are in honor of county’s 4-H clubs


Money from an anonymous donor paid for three Sawtooth Oak trees and three Bur Oak trees at the new entrance to the Clinton County Fairground on Nelson Avenue. The young trees are in honor of 4-H clubs in Clinton County, said Wilmington Tree Commission Chairperson Chris Hodgson, far right. On Arbor Day, members of the tree commission, the 4-H Committee, Junior Fair Board, the Clinton County Agricultural Society and the mayor of Wilmington assembled at the fairground entrance. Jay Schneder, Cameron Collett, Drew Moyer and Bridgette Thompson represented the Clinton County Junior Fair Board for the occasion.


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Wilmington Mayor John Stanforth, right, proclaims Arbor Day in the company of Wilmington Tree Commission Chairperson Chris Hodgson, left. They stand at the entrance to the Clinton County Fairground on Nelson Avenue. Stanforth’s proclamation stated trees “bring a real sense of renewal in our community.” He also said trees can “gladden the heart.”


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Money from an anonymous donor paid for three Sawtooth Oak trees and three Bur Oak trees at the new entrance to the Clinton County Fairground on Nelson Avenue. The young trees are in honor of 4-H clubs in Clinton County, said Wilmington Tree Commission Chairperson Chris Hodgson, far right. On Arbor Day, members of the tree commission, the 4-H Committee, Junior Fair Board, the Clinton County Agricultural Society and the mayor of Wilmington assembled at the fairground entrance. Jay Schneder, Cameron Collett, Drew Moyer and Bridgette Thompson represented the Clinton County Junior Fair Board for the occasion.

Wilmington Mayor John Stanforth, right, proclaims Arbor Day in the company of Wilmington Tree Commission Chairperson Chris Hodgson, left. They stand at the entrance to the Clinton County Fairground on Nelson Avenue. Stanforth’s proclamation stated trees “bring a real sense of renewal in our community.” He also said trees can “gladden the heart.”

Money from an anonymous donor paid for three Sawtooth Oak trees and three Bur Oak trees at the new entrance to the Clinton County Fairground on Nelson Avenue. The young trees are in honor of 4-H clubs in Clinton County, said Wilmington Tree Commission Chairperson Chris Hodgson, far right. On Arbor Day, members of the tree commission, the 4-H Committee, Junior Fair Board, the Clinton County Agricultural Society and the mayor of Wilmington assembled at the fairground entrance. Jay Schneder, Cameron Collett, Drew Moyer and Bridgette Thompson represented the Clinton County Junior Fair Board for the occasion.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/05/web1_arbor_p_f.jpgMoney from an anonymous donor paid for three Sawtooth Oak trees and three Bur Oak trees at the new entrance to the Clinton County Fairground on Nelson Avenue. The young trees are in honor of 4-H clubs in Clinton County, said Wilmington Tree Commission Chairperson Chris Hodgson, far right. On Arbor Day, members of the tree commission, the 4-H Committee, Junior Fair Board, the Clinton County Agricultural Society and the mayor of Wilmington assembled at the fairground entrance. Jay Schneder, Cameron Collett, Drew Moyer and Bridgette Thompson represented the Clinton County Junior Fair Board for the occasion. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Wilmington Mayor John Stanforth, right, proclaims Arbor Day in the company of Wilmington Tree Commission Chairperson Chris Hodgson, left. They stand at the entrance to the Clinton County Fairground on Nelson Avenue. Stanforth’s proclamation stated trees “bring a real sense of renewal in our community.” He also said trees can “gladden the heart.”
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/05/web1_procl_p_f.jpgWilmington Mayor John Stanforth, right, proclaims Arbor Day in the company of Wilmington Tree Commission Chairperson Chris Hodgson, left. They stand at the entrance to the Clinton County Fairground on Nelson Avenue. Stanforth’s proclamation stated trees “bring a real sense of renewal in our community.” He also said trees can “gladden the heart.” Gary Huffenberger | News Journal