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

Governor in Hartford

Gov. Steve Beshear visited Hartford City Hall on July 23, to deliver an $837,000 check to local officials. The City has received a Community De-velopment Block Grant (CDBG) to complete its major sewer rehabilitation project.

>> Messenger-Inquirer

>> Eyewitness News

>> CDBG program


Governor in Henderson

Safety First

GRADD is applying to become the first Kentucky region to attain Safe Commu-nities America (SCA) designation. Of-ficials note that localities achieving this status average 10 percent fewer fatal-ities from disasters, personal injuries, and suicides.

>> M-I article

>> SCA program

>> Members

Police2.jpg Safe Communities

Henderson Home

GRADD is partnering with the Hender-son County High School (HCHS) Career & Technical Education (CTE) program and other local agencies to construct a 1,050-square-foot home next spring for a low-income family.

>> SurfKY News story


>> GRADD Housing

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August Board Meeting

Commissioner Tony Wilder with the Kentucky Department of Local Govern-ment will be the guest speaker at the GRADD Board of Directors meeting on August 13. The meeting will be held at the Henderson Fine Arts Center.

>> Full agenda

>> Henderson FAC

>> Wilder's bio

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CCC Funding

GRADD's Community Collaboration for Children (CCC) Regional Network has received a $344,294 federal grant to help prevent child abuse and neglect. The goal is to serve 140 at-risk families over the next two years.

>> M-I article

>> Stronger Families

>> Abuse statistics

Kids-SmothersPark2.jpg CCC Funding

August 5, 2014

Senior Celebration 2014

August 6, 2014

Green River Workforce Investment Board

August 12, 2014

Regional Long Term Care Forum