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

Masters Athletic Challenge

Are you age 50+ and enjoy pickleball, billiards, swimming, tennis, bowling, golf or cycling? Make plans to compete in the 12th annual Masters Athletic Challenge (formerly Green River Regional Senior Games) during June.

>> Event schedule

>> Register today

>> KY Senior Games
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Small Business Breakfast

Aspiring entrepreneurs and current business owners seeking to expand are invited to attend the Whitesville/ Fordsville Small Business Breakfast (presented by GRADD, SBDC, GO-EDC and OCEDA) on Saturday, June 13.

>> 6/13 @ 8 a.m.

>> GRADD resources

>> RSVP to attend
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May Board Meeting

Celebrating Older Americans Month, Barbara Gordon (KIPDA social services director) reflected on the 1965 Older Americans Act, and local journalist Rich Suwanski was honored for his reporting on aging issues at the GRADD Board meeting on May 13.

>> Watch video

>> Older Americans Month

>> Suwanski honored
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End of an Era

After 42 years, GRADD is turning over sponsorship of the Arts & Crafts Fes-tival to the Henderson Lions Club. The annual autumn event draws thousands of visitors to scenic Audubon State Park to enjoy a weekend of food, fun and shopping.

>> Gleaner article

>> Festival website

>> Audubon S.P.
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CDBG Surveys

GRADD staff is currently conducting Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) surveys in McHenry (Ohio County) and Waverly (Union County) to determine if these cities are eligible to receive grant funds to construct new fire stations.

>> City of McHenry

>> City of Waverly

>> CDBG program
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June 1, 2015

Masters Athletic Challenge - Pickleball

June 2, 2015

Masters Athletic Challenge - Swimming

June 2, 2015

Masters Athletic Challenge - Billiards