WINTHROP — Samantha Phinney of Winthrop has been selected to take part in a summer mission trip to Italy with Teen Missions International.

Phinney will take part in a pre-teen work project in Sicily, after attending a two-week training camp in Florida.

Phinney will be collecting donations to benefit her travel expenses from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 7 at Wal-Mart in Augusta.

For more information or to contribute to the $4,000 Phinney is raising to take the trip, e-mail [email protected]