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  • RELEASE - Port Authority Recognizes LaPine

    (Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Port Authority recognized retiring Board Member Renee LaPine at is recent meeting. LaPine started on the Port Authority Board in 2015, amid a time of great change at the Wilmington Air Park.

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  • RELEASE - Workforce Collaborative Receives Mid-America Award

    (Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Workforce Collaborative (Collaborative) was recognized by the Mid-America Economic Development Council at the 2023 Mid-America Competitiveness Conference, held November 29-December 1, in Indianapolis.

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  • RELEASE - Vector Electromagnetics New to Wilmington Air Park

    (Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Port Authority continues to diversify the mix of businesses located at the Wilmington Air Park. Most recently, this involves the lease of both office space and research, development, and test space to Vector ElectroMagnetics, LLC.

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  • RELEASE - Port Authority Board Holds Annual Meeting

    (Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Port Authority held its October meeting recently and elected officers for the 2023-2024 Boad Year.

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  • RELEASE - Port Authority Recognized as 2023 Best Workplace in Ohio

    (Wilmington, Ohio) For the fourth year in a row, the Clinton County Port Authority has been selected by Ohio Business Magazine as a “Best Workplace in Ohio.”

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  • RELEASE - Roth Joins Clinton County Port Authority

    Wilmington, Ohio – Josh Roth will join the Clinton County Port Authority staff this week as the Economic Development Director. He brings over 10 years of economic development experience from a variety of work experiences.

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  • RELEASE - Brindle Awarded Bob Ady Scholarship

    (Wilmington, OH) Clinton County Port Authority Workforce and Data Specialist Ruth Brindle was recently recognized by the Mid-America Economic Development Council as a 2023 recipient of the annual Bob Ady Scholarship. The program encourages participation at the Mid-America annual conferences and provides each recipient with mentor support throughout the year, allowing for the most impact of the experiences.

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  • RELEASE - Clinton County Port Authority 2023 SBDC Day Ambassador

    (Wilmington, OH) The Clinton County Port Authority (CCPA) is proud to be one of 50 Ambassadors for the 2023 SBDC Day on March 15, 2023. The day is a national, collective proclamation of the impact America’s Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) have on the success of our nation’s dreamers, innovators, and doers – America’s small businesses.

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    The Clinton County Port Authority is seeking a Fiscal Manager to provide a broad range of fiscal and budgetary support to the Port Authority. This person will be responsible for day-to-day financial operations as well as long-term financial planning and should be well versed in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

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  • RELEASE - Port Authority Announces T. Alex Beres as New Executive Director

    Wilmington, Ohio – The Board of Directors of the Clinton County Port Authority announced today that T. Alex Beres has been selected to be the new Executive Director. A seasoned public official with significant economic development background, Beres brings a wealth of management experience to the Port Authority to continue its work in Clinton County.

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  • RELEASE - Port Authority Prepares for 2023

    (Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Port Authority Board of Directors held its final regularly scheduled meeting of 2022 recently.

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  • RELEASE - Workforce Collaborative Presents at National Conference

    (Wilmington, Ohio) Members of the Clinton County Workforce Collaborative recently presented at “Dream Forward: Imagine the Future of Education,” the 2022 national conference of the Association of Educational Service Agencies (AESA) in Atlanta, Georgia.

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  • RELEASE - Wilmington Air Park Named Best Airport in Ohio 2022

    (Wilmington, Ohio) The Wilmington Air Park has been recognized as the Best Airport in Ohio for the third year in a row by Ohio Business Magazine in its “Best in Ohio Business” Awards.

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  • RELEASE - Port Authority Recognized as 2022 Best Workplace in Ohio

    (Wilmington, Ohio) For the third year in a row, the Clinton County Port Authority has been selected by Ohio Business Magazine as a “Best Workplace in Ohio.”

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  • Release – WILMINGTON DRIVE PROGRAM LAUNCHES Collaborative Effort Initiated to Facilitate Downtown Development

    (Wilmington, Ohio) A new economic development initiative – the Wilmington DRIVE (Downtown Revitalization Investment Vibrancy Effort) is being put in place to advance downtown Wilmington redevelopment opportunities.

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  • LGSTX Services Named Airport Business of the Year

    WILMINGTON, Ohio – August 26, 2021 – LGSTX Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG), was named 2021 Airport Business of the Year yesterday at the Ohio Aviation Association (OAA) Annual Conference. The award recognizes a business with a mission, services, and goals that result in a positive impact on a community, workforce, and local airport.

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  • RELEASE - Port Authority Celebrates Award-Winning SBDC Member

    (Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Port Authority is pleased to congratulate David Riggs, Director of the SBDC at Miami Regionals, for being named Ohio’s SBDC State Star in 2021.

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Wilmington Air Park Recreation Events enhances Ohio Aerospace Region



Clinton County is an easy, comfortable and happy place to visit and stay. The people and attractions are laid back and unpretentious, providing an ideal environment for visitors to relax, unwind and enjoy life at a more relaxed pace.  Clinton County is friendly and likeable. Clinton County is a rural oasis offering a welcome break from demanding deadlines, large crowds and commercial overload.

Nearby parks include Caesar Creek State Park, Clinton County Trails, Ole Super K, and Cowan Lake State Park. Fishing, nature preserves and golf courses, both public and private, are plenty throughout the county.


The Clinton Country History Center is where you will find much of the country’s history. The Meriam R. Hare Quaker Heritage Center is dedicated to celebrating the history of the Religious Society of Friends.  The Peace Resource Center features the largest depository of materials outside Japan relating to the atomic bombing of Hiroshima/Nagasaki. 
The world’s oldest and largest museum, The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, located at Wright –Patterson Air Force Base, is open every day and free. Learn how Ohio helped foster the movement of slaves from the south during the Civil War at the Underground Museum at the Freedom Center.  The Cincinnati Art Museum includes an extensive permanent collection of fine art.

Festivals and Sporting Events

Festivals are plenty throughout the year. Residents and visitors alike enjoy themselves at the multiple events including:  The Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival, and the Clinton County Corn Festival.  And if you enjoy amusement parks, Kings Island is less than 25 minutes away.  Just 12 miles from downtown Wilmington you can go back in time and enjoy 16th century jousting at the Ohio Renaissance Festival. You don’t have to go too far to find major league sports. Take in a game at the Cincinnati Reds or Cincinnati Bengals, all less than 45 minutes from Wilmington. In Dayton you can enjoy the AAA Dayton Dragons and collegiate sports