The GRADD family mourns the loss of board member Judge/Executive Hugh McCormick of Henderson County, who passed away on February 18. McCormick devoted nearly 25 years of his life to serving the people of his community and region.
GRADD has partnered with the National Council on Aging (NCOA) to help individuals with Medicare in our region improve their financial outlook by enrolling in programs that save money on health care, prescriptions, food, and more -- utilizing the innovative Benefits CheckUp tool.
Residents of the Cedar Hills subdivision and Friendly Village community recently met with officials from Daviess County Fiscal Court, RWRA, and GRADD for a discussion about proposed wastewater improvements to those neighborhoods.
GRADD, the KY Office of the Attorney General and the KY Department for Libraries and Archives presented a special training on February 17 -- 'What You Don't Know
Can Hurt You: Understanding Open Meetings, Open Records & Records Management.'
Hancock County Judge/Executive Jack McCaslin has been elected chairman of the GRADD Board of Directors, succeeding Bill Parrish. Other new officers include: Vice Chairman Steve Austin, Secretary Kelly Thurman, and Treasurer David Johnston.
Local officials discussed future highway projects at the GRADD Regional Transportation Committee meeting on Feb. 24. With recent developments in Washington and Frankfort, momentum to connect our area to the federal interstate system is higher than ever.
GRADD joined state and local officials on December 10 to christen the new Kentucky Career Center - Green River. Located at 3108 Fairview Drive in Owensboro, the state-of-the-art facility provides one-stop employment and training services.
Recently, GRADD launched a new online forum for government agencies within our region to advertise, buy and sell excess equipment, supplies and other items. Area cities, counties and other local agencies (e.g. utilities, road departments, police, fire, etc.) are in
vited to utilize this network.
GRADD assisted the City of Whitesville in securing a $13,500 Recreational Trails Program (RTP) grant to resurface the walking and biking trail that encircles Community Park. Administered by the Federal Highway Administration, the RTP application cycle is now open.