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Food for thought: Wilmington College and the buy local question

Gus Sevastos Editorials, Staff Writer   Starting a business is difficult, especially for entrepreneurs looking to start a business in Clinton County. Chris Schock, Executive Director of the Clinton County Regional Planning Committee, said, “We [Clinton County] currently have the lowest percentage of locally owned businesses than we have in years past.” Since the 2008 economic downturn and more specifically, the closure of DHL, the Wilmington economy has been hurting. Many jobs have been lost and the recovery has been very slow and painful for many businesses around town. In…

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Keeping GFGH sustainable

Dominique Parks Staff Writer   Wilmington College is known throughout the community for having a rich Quaker heritage which runs through the veins of the campus. One of Wilmington College’s core values is Service and Civic Engagement. The Center for Civic for Service & Civic Engagement is the pure embodiment of this core value. The goal for this center is to help students. It is intended to help engage them and to challenge them to take responsibility and action toward common good. This program embraces the Quaker heritage of the…

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