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Clinton County Habitat for Humanity celebrated their second home dedication

The volunteers with Clinton County Habitat for Humanity celebrated their second home dedication last Saturday, December 6. Jaime and Brandon Wipperman, along with their 18 month old daughter Zoey, gratefully accepted the group’s support and recognition of their journey to a brand new home.

The Wipperman home is located in Wilmington and was started in early March. Volunteer builders completed the home in November. Brandon said that “We are overjoyed to know that the home is ours and that we will have many happy days in our new home.”

Each Clinton County home partner is expected to repay the cost of building their home. Through the savings of volunteer builders and donated materials, three-bedroom homes cost approximately $55,000. Each homeowner repays their no interest mortgage at a rate that meets their budget. For many families, this is the opportunity that ensures they will have an affordable home that will stand the test of time.

Later on Saturday, the group rededicated another home in Wilmington for Alicia Robinson and her two children Aiveon and Mya. The home became available this summer and the group wanted to find a family that would “pay it forward” for the next Habitat family—support the group’s activities, become a volunteer and make their monthly payments.

34th Habitat family welcomed home

Habitat of Clinton County dedicated its 34th home on Saturday October 22. Donovan Butler and Stephanie Oberlin were grateful for the work and volunteers that made their new home in Wilmington a reality. A gathering of Butler-Oberlin family and the Habitat group celebrated the work, shared the experience of this journey and wished the couple  … Read more

Habitat for Humanity needs volunteers

Clinton County Habitat for Humanity desperately needs volunteers. This summer the group has taken a big leap of faith and is building two homes in Wilmington. There is a small group of dedicated and skilled volunteers, but extra hands, inexperienced or skilled, are required. Some community minded businesses like Alkermes, and also, the juvenile community  … Read more

Alkermes assists with Habitat project

“This means so much to me and my family, thank-you.” Said a humble but, appreciative Brandon Wipperman to the assembled group of Alkermes employees early Friday morning May 20. They had come to frame his Habitat for Humanity home on the corner of Vine and Howard Streets in Wilmington. “This is unprecedented. It is the  … Read more

“Bless all who enter”

The volunteer builder crew for Clinton County Habitat for Humanity has a tradition of scribbling messages and blessings on the framework of a home. Last week, “Bless all who enter” appeared on the doorway of Donovan Butler’s new home being built on Paris Avenue. “The first time I saw that, it choked me up,” confessed  … Read more

Peoples Bank partners with Habitat

Wilmington News Journal
The Peoples Bancorp Foundation, a non-profit corporation formed to make donations in Peoples Bank market areas, recently partnered with Clinton County Habitat for Humanity (HFH) in Wilmington and donated $5,000 toward the future construction of two homes. “Clinton County HFH is truly building success in our local community. We couldn’t be more proud to support  … Read more

Habitat for Humanity Golf Outing Generates Funds to Help Build Homes

The Wilmington Savings Bank team consisting of Tom Burns, Bob Schaad, Jake Dehart, and Dave Wagenseller won the 20th annual Habitat for Humanity golf outing held July 31 at the Majestic Springs Golf Course. Proceeds from the tournament will go to purchase construction materials to build homes in Clinton County. More than 200 businesses and  … Read more