WILMINGTON — The Clinton Community Fellows will make a final presentation on their summer work Tuesday, Aug. 18 at 5:30 p.m. in the Robert Moyer Community Room at the Wilmington Municipal Building.
The meeting is open to the public, and doors will open at 5 p.m., according to a news release prepared by the Fellows program.
This year’s Fellows are Tevin Amburgy, Vanessa Bellman and Kyle Weddington.
Amburgy is a Wilmington College student from Wilmington; Bellman, a Thomas Edison State College student from Union Township; and Weddington, an Ohio State University student from Sabina.
The presentation will cover projects from their summer’s work with their matches — Thirey Cabinet Makers, Wilmington College Peace Resource Center, Over-the-Rhine, City of Wilmington Parks and Recreation, Sugar Grove Cemetery, Clinton County Homeless Shelter, HealthFirst Clinton County, You-Turn Recovery Docket, and New Sabina Industries.
Energize Clinton County and the Clinton County Regional Planning Commission founded the Fellows program 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 2015 is the program’s sixth class. At the end of this summer, there will have been 23 fellows that have completed the program, working with 65 matches and providing nearly 9,400 hours of work.
The Fellows program is run exclusively on the support of financial contributions, which go towards the fellowship awards, and administrative support provided by the Clinton County Regional Planning Commission and Energize Clinton County. Sponsors of the 2015 class include: the Clinton County Foundation, HealthFirst Clinton County, Main Street Yoga, and New Sabina Industries.
The Clinton Community Fellows program submitted this report.