Port Authority News & Press Releases


            FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                                 May 17, 2021Contact:  ODH Office of Communications (614) 644-8562Danielle Frizzi-Babb, …

County Celebrates Economic Development Week May 9-15


Dan Evers and Jennifer Ekey of the Clinton County Port Authority were recognized by the Clinton County Commissioners as part of Economic  Development Week, May 9-15. This week was created by the International Economic Development Council to increase…

Port Authority Celebrates Economic Development Week


The Clinton County Port Authority is marking National Economic Development Week from May 9-15, 2021, to celebrate the contributions of positive economic development and discuss the role of the profession in the local community. “Economic Development…

OH ZONE Virtual Career Fair - 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, May 6


JobsOhio is excited to partner with Clinton, Fayette, Highland and Adams Counties to connect job-seekers with businesses that have open positions. Registration will open April 26, 2021. Click HERE for the full flyer and registration information. …

Port Authority Approves Grant Application, Insurance Renewal


(Wilmington, Ohio) At its April meeting, the Clinton County Port Authority Board discussed the continuing need to address infrastructure at the Wilmington Air Park. To that end, it reviewed and approved an application to the Ohio Department of Trans…

US CARGO-FOCUSED AIRPORTS REPORT RAPID GROWTH IN 2020


26 MAR 2021From Air Cargo News:US airports with a cargo focus last year saw their freight volumes grow rapidly as consumers switched to e-commerce, according to new research by Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development.The report, written by J…

PORT AUTHORITY WELCOMES SBDC ADVISOR JAMES BUCKNER


Recognizes Fifth Annual #SBDC Day WILMINGTON, OHIO - For over 40 years the America’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network has helped millions of men, women, veteran, and minority entrepreneurs and other small business owners…

Port Authority Launches New Economic Development Website


WILMINGTON, OH -- The Clinton County Port Authority (CCPA) recently launched a new website, created by Golden Shovel Agency, to further strengthen its online presence and the economic growth of the community. The new site includes county-wide data, …

Port Authority Shares Open Enrollment for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program


PORT AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR 10,000 SMALL BUSINESSES PROGRAM Wilmington, OH - The Clinton County Port Authority, through its partnership with the Ohio SBDC, announces that Sinclair Community College will be providing virtual a…

Port Authority Board Prepares for 2021


December 28, 2020  PORT AUTHORITY BOARD PREPARES FOR 2021 Service Agreements, Finances, and Staff Updates on the Agenda (Wilmington, Ohio) At its December meeting, the Clinton County Port Authority Board approved agreements wit…

Nonprofit Grant Applications Available


As a part of the $419.5 million in CARES Act funding announced in late October, the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services (ODJFS) has published information on the discretionary grants for nonprofit agencies. (more)

Several Assistance Programs Available to Small Businesses


(Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Port Authority received information on new State-sponsored COVID-19 relief grant programs over the weekend. Combined with several local opportunities, area small businesses have several options for assistance. (…

Wilmington Air Park Highest Volume Cargo Airport in Ohio


(Wilmington, Ohio) The Wilmington Air Park was ranked the highest volume airport in Ohio for cargo shipped for 12 consecutive months ended July 2020. That volume also makes it the 33rd busiest airport in the United States based on pounds of freight …

Wilmington Air Park Named Best Airport in Ohio


The Wilmington Air Park was recently named the Best Airport in Ohio by Ohio Business Magazine, in its “Best in Ohio Business” Awards. (more)

County Emergency Loan Fund Initiated


(Wilmington, Ohio) The Clinton County Port Authority has launched an Emergency Loan Fund (ELF), to provide short- to mid-term loans to local businesses impacted by the pandemic. “Locally, our small businesses have worked diligently to react to…

Port Authority Receives Duke Energy Grant


The Clinton County Port Authority was invited to apply for a Duke Energy Local Community Impact Grant earlier in the year, and recently received notification that it was successful in obtaining the $2,500 grant.  (more)

Port Authority a "Best Workplace"


Ohio Business Magazine Recognizes Outstanding Workplaces Annually, Ohio Business Magazine sends out the call to organizations throughout the state of Ohio, looking for the Best Workplaces.  In its fifth year of recognizing for-profit, nonpro…

Port Authority Delivers Small Business Tool Kits


(Wilmington, Ohio) Partnering with JobsOhio and the Dayton Development Coalition (DDC), the Clinton County Port Authority received 125 Small Business Safety Toolkits to distribute throughout the community.  (more)