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.
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.
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.
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.
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.