Nearly 1 in 6 senior citizens is at risk of hunger! GRADD, Comfort Keepers and Independence Bank invite
you to join us in fighting this silent epidemic during the 5th annual Feed Seniors Now food drive, running September 1-30.
Gov. Steve Beshear presented the 2015 Spirit of Kentucky Award to McLean County Regional Water Commission (MCRWC) during the 40th annual Governor's Local Issues Conference at the Galt House in Louisville on August 27.
GRADD recently approved a $65,812 Revolving Loan Fund loan for Farmer & Frenchman Winery, Henderson County's newest vineyard. Hubert and Katy Mussat's vision is to blend Kentucky's rich agricultural tradition with Parisian elegance.
The Owensboro Career Center has received official certification from the KY Workforce Investment Board. "This certification ensures consistent, high-quality services to employers and job seekers," said GRADD director Jiten Shah.
A draft of this year's Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) report is now available. The CEDS document provides an in-depth examination of the region's current economic climate and a forecast for future growth.
The Owensboro-Daviess County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is finalizing its 2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan, featuring a prioritized list of 42 local projects needed over the next 25 years.
GRADD is currently accepting public comments on the draft of the 2016 Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan Update. This FEMA mandated plan requires an update every 5 years, in order for communities to remain eligible for federal assistance.
McLean County entrepreneurs Louis and Carol Robertson are utilizing a $150,000 low-interest GRADD Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) loan to transform a historic Calhoun home into Farley's -- a full-service bed & breakfast and restaurant.
Need help paying for your prescription medicines, energy bills or property taxes? GRADD and the National Council on Aging are seeking to connect low-income seniors and persons with disabilities with valuable benefit programs.
Two GRADD communities were recently awarded Community Development Block Grant funding for major sewer projects. Masonville (Daviess County) received a $602,000 grant, and Morganfield (Union County) received a $1 million grant.