“…We’re going to look back and say this was the beginning that brought us the prosperity this community is in dire need of,” said Bruce Christensen.

Minutes earlier, the Clinton US Bank president joined Howes and Jefferies Realtors owner Steve Howes on stage inside Rastrelli’s Tuscany banquet. Together, they announced a big number to an 80-person audience: a “quiet” $1.7 million.

Vision 2020, the Clinton Regional Development Corporation’s five-year funding campaign, has “quietly” been in the works since August. Tuesday was its louder kickoff to the public.”

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