Energize Clinton County http://wyso.org en WYSO Weekend: December 23, 2012 http://wyso.org/post/wyso-weekend-december-23-2012 <p>Full episode of WYSO Weekend for December 23, 2012 including the following stories:</p><p>- Emily McCord reports on "Dropoly," a joint initiative from the University of Dayton and Energize Clinton County to help residents save money.</p><p>- Jerry Kenney speaks with Kent Youngman, CEO of the Greene County Mental Health and Recovery Board, about substances abuse and mental health issues and awareness in the area.</p><p>- Two speeches from the 2012 Dayton Literary Peace Prize: Adam Hochshild, the nonfiction winner, and fiction winner, Anderw Krivak.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Mon, 24 Dec 2012 15:35:00 +0000 Jerry Kenney 27108 at http://wyso.org Study Shows Benefits Of Buying Local http://wyso.org/post/study-shows-benefits-buying-local <p>A new study finds that buying locally could generate millions of dollars for parts of Southern Ohio, As Emily McCord reports for WYSO, it could benefit an economy still recovering after shipping company DHL left Wilmington.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Wed, 26 Sep 2012 18:31:42 +0000 Emily McCord 22842 at http://wyso.org Wilmington Readies For Glenn Beck Visit http://wyso.org/post/wilmington-readies-glenn-beck-visit <p><span class="article-content"><span>When Glenn Beck tells the story of Wilmington, it&#39;s a town like Bedford Falls, from the holiday movie classic, &quot;It&#39;s A Wonderful Life&quot;. He&#39;s in Wilmington today to showcase, what he calls, a town that gets it&#39;, one built on self reliance in the face of economic devastation.<br /> Wed, 15 Dec 2010 20:35:00 +0000 Emily McCord 1973 at http://wyso.org Wilmington's Homegrown Hope Part 5 http://wyso.org/post/wilmingtons-homegrown-hope-part-5 <p><span class="article-content"><span><em>Wilmington&#39;s future remains uncertain. Even if the recession is showing signs of ending, the town still needs to provide jobs for the many unemployed living there. But there&#39;s hope for a green economy, and Energize Clinton County has been working towards that goal for over a year now. In the final piece of her series, Wilmington&#39;s Homegrown Hope, Emily McCord explores what this year has meant for the young men who started it all.</em><br /><br /><b> &quot;We Are Integrated Into The Community&quot; </b><br /> Fri, 14 May 2010 14:41:49 +0000 Emily McCord 5259 at http://wyso.org Wilmington's Homegrown Hope Part 5 Wilmington's Homegrown Hope Part 4 http://wyso.org/post/wilmingtons-homegrown-hope-part-4 <p><span class="article-content"><span><em>The federal stimulus package provided at least $60 billion dollars to develop environmentally sustainable projects. There are state incentives as well. So, the idea behind Wilmington&#39;s Green Enterprise Zone was to prepare the town to take advantage of all the funding on offer. Emily McCord sat in on a community meeting, and as part of her series, Wilmington&#39;s Homegrown Hope, she reports on how the town is moving forward with going green.</em><br /><br /><b> &quot;It Takes That Generation&quot; </b><br /> Thu, 13 May 2010 14:34:51 +0000 Emily McCord 5258 at http://wyso.org Wilmington's Homegrown Hope Part 4