GrowClintonNEWS August 2022
August 2022| Issue 17
News From Your Grow Clinton Staff
President & CEO
Andy Sokolovich
We are promoting business growth through partnerships with organizations such as.....

Member & Community Relations
Jenny Holm
Hello! July was a very busy and extremely positive month for Grow Clinton. We've celebrated several.....

Placemaking & Tourism
Lesley Webster
The summer may be winding down, but there are still plenty of things to do here in the River Cities! Here are a few things.....

Workforce Development & Talent Attraction
Stacy Borgeson
As I am settling into my new role as Director of Workforce Development and Talent Attraction, I am eager for the schools.......

Ribbon Cuttings!
Blessings Boutique
The Grow Clinton Ambassadors conducted a Ribbon Cutting for new member, Blessings Boutique.

Located at 1006 4th Street in Fulton, this boutique is a blessing to the Fulton retail base. Give them a call at (815) 208-7308 or visit their Facebook page!
The Hype Nutrition
The Grow Clinton Ambassadors were on hand to cut the ribbon for new member business, The Hype Nutrition.

Located at 1320 11th Street NW in Clinton, this smoothie & juice bar is serving up healthy high protein shakes, energizing teas, soothing aloe, and great vibes!. Give them a call at (563) 219-2706 or visit their Facebook page!
The Grow Clinton Ambassadors gathered to celebrate Kohl's 20th Anniversary with a Ribbon Cutting.

Several of Kohl's original 20-year employees were on hand for the Ribbon Cutting!

Visit Kohls at 2281 Valley West Court or give them a call at 563-243-1245
L'Arche Clinton
The Grow Clinton Ambassadors conducted a Ribbon Cutting to celebrate the new location of The Arch.

This beautiful new space is an inclusion center, and they plan to offer more services in the future. Visit their new space at 404 South 1st Street in Clinton.

Thank You Renewing Investors!
Click these links to see who renewed and how many years they have been investors!
2022 Golf Playday Fun and Successful!
Thank you to everyone that participated or volunteered at the July 29th golf outing! The weather was amazing and the beverages were cold!
Thank You to our Sponsors!

We cannot hold successful events without our sponsors!

Platinum Sponsor: Citizens First Bank & Clinton National Bank
Gold Plus Sponsor: Sethness Roquette
Gold Sponsor: CGH Fulton Medical Center, Clinton Community College, Colony Brands, Country Financial, First Central State Bank, MercyOne Clinton Medical Center
Front 9 Sponsor: Sterling federal Bank
Back 9 Sponsor: Air Control Inc.
Golf Cart Sponsor: Clinton National Bank
Lunch Sponsor: Citizens First Bank
Silver Sponsor: DuTrac Community Credit Union, Edward Jones - Christie Collins, LyondellBasell, Miles Communications
Beverage Cart Sponsor: Adcraft Printwear Co.
Keg Sponsor: Clinton Engineering
Hole Sponsor: 1st Gateway Credit Union, A.C. Root Agency, Adcraft Printwear Co., Air Control Inc., Alter Trading Corporation, American Family Insurance - Jim Voss Agency, Big River Packaging, Classic Bodyworks, Inc., Clinton Community College, Clinton LumberKings, Core-Vens Insurance, Electric Service of Clinton, Inc., Fareway, Farm Bureau Financial Services, First Central State Bank, Gateway Realty Group, Howes & Jefferies Real Estate, J.T. Cullen Company, Kelly Heating & Air Conditioning, Ken Kroemer Insurance, LyondellBasell, MercyOne Clinton Medical Center, Nestle Purina PetCare Co., Origin Design, Quality Concrete Co., Ranger Power, Sloan Implement, Speak Out Against Suicide, Subway, Voss Brothers Plumbing & Heating, Inc.
Grow Clinton Upcoming Events
Grow Clinton Has Been in the News!
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Did You Know?
Grow Clinton has a Notary Public on staff who can be utilized by anyone.

Just call the office at 563-242-5702 to verify that Office Coordinator, Karen Friis, is available.

Don't forget to bring your photo ID when having document(s) notarized!
Would YOU like to host a Biz After 5?

We are now taking reservations for 2022 & 2023. Call or Email Jenny Holm at 563-559-2199 or
Grow Clinton 2022 Board of Directors
Officers & Directors

Paula Steward, Alliant Energy - Chair
Stephen Clements, Citizens First Bank - Vice-Chair
Matt Parbs, The Sawmill Museum - Secretary
Brig Tubbs, First Central State Bank - Treasurer
Amy Berentes, MercyOne Clinton Medical Center - Director
Scott Boehde, Miles Communications - Director
Sean Connell, Air Control, Inc. - Director
Joe Hoinkis, LyondellBasell - Director
Drew Mangler, The Insurance Group - Director
Lou Ray, Deja Vu Furniture & Accessories - Director
Jason Wheat, Clinton National Bank - Director

Tom Determann, Clinton County - Official Representative
Mayor Scott Maddasion, City of Clinton - Official Representative
Mayor Wendy Ottens, City of Fulton - Official Representative
Mayor Austin Pruett, City of Camanche - Official Representative

Gary Delacy, Clinton Community Schools - Ex-Officio
Darryl Hogue, River Bend Community Schools - Ex-Officio
Brian Kelly, Clinton Community College - Ex-Officio
Tom Parker, Camanche Community School District - Ex-Officio
Your Grow Clinton Staff

Andy Sokolovich, President & CEO | 563-559-2207 |

Jenny Holm, Director of Member & Community Relations | 563-559-2199 |

Lesley Webster, Director of Placemaking & Tourism | 563-559-2193 |

Stacy Borgeson, Director of Workforce Development & Talent Attraction | 563-559-2205 |

Karen Friis, Office Coordinator | 563-242-5702 |