Green River Area Development District
Serving Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, McLean, Ohio, Union & Webster Counties in Western Kentucky
Think Progress. Think Tomorrow. Think GRADD.
300 GRADD Way, Owensboro, KY 42301      Phone: 270.926.4433  Fax: 270.684.0714

Legislative Breakfast

More than 70 citizens from across the district gathered at GRADD on Feb. 28 for the 2015 Regional Legislative Breakfast to dialogue with five area legislators about key issues being addressed in this session of the Ken-tucky General Assembly.

>> M-I article

>> Legislative info

>> Bill tracker

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Benefits Enrollment

GRADD recently received a $50,000 Benefits Enrollment Sustainability Grant through the National Council on Aging (NCOA). These funds will help extend benefits counseling outreach, broaden partnerships and improve client follow-up.

>> Full details

>> Benefits enrollment

>> NCOA website

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Sebree Auto Parts

GRADD has approved a $150,000 low-interest Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) small business loan to help Sebree Auto Parts expand its inventory. There is currently $1.2 million in RLF money available to qualified entrepreneurs in the region.

>> Gleaner article

>> RLF program

>> Apply for loan

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Feb. Board Meeting

Secretary Thomas Zawacki of the KY Education & Workforce Development Cabinet (KEWDC) addressed the GRADD Board of Directors on Feb. 11. He praised the leadership of the Green River Workforce Investment Board (WIB) and their regional partners.

>> Watch video

>> KEWDC

>> M-I article

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Youth Job Fair

The Green River Workforce Investment Board (WIB) Youth Council will sponsor a Youth Job Fair at the Henderson Community College's Sandy Lee Wat-kins Lab on Tuesday, March 17. This event is designed for individuals age 16 to 21.

>> 3-6 p.m.

>> Directions

>> WIB

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KY Legislature

March 10, 2015

Community Collaboration for Children (CCC) Regional Network

March 11, 2015

GRADD Board of Directors Meeting

March 17, 2015

2015 Youth Job Fair