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

August Board Meeting

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

>> Video highlights

>> Gleaner article

>> Henderson FAC

TonyWilder2.jpg Aug. Board Meeting

Long Term Care Forum

GRADD hosted the "Quality of Life and Quality of Care Community Forum" at Logsdon Community Center on August 12. Agency representatives, caregivers and interested citizens discussed the future of long term care in our region.

>> M-I article

>> Eyewitness News

>> LTC statistics

LTC-Forum2.jpg Long Term Care Forum

Beaver Dam Fire Station

The new 5,400-square-foot Beaver Dam Fire Department (BDFD) station is nearly complete. GRADD assisted the City in securing a Community Devel-opment Block Grant (CDBG) to replace their existing station, built in 1976.

>> $640,000 project

>> BDFD website

>> CDBG program

BDFD2.jpg New BDFD Station

2014 CEDS Update

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 as well as a forecast for future growth.

>> Full report

>> What is CEDS?

>> Make comment

MinerStatue2.jpg 2014 CEDS Update

Career & Job Fair

Looking for a new career? GRADD is partnering with several area educational institutions and workforce/economic development agencies to present the 2014 Regional Career & Job Fair on September 16, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Owensboro Sportscenter.

>> Event details

>> Exhibitor registration


2013-JobFair2.jpg Career & Job Fair

September 10, 2014

GRADD Board of Directors Meeting

September 18, 2014

Senior Day Out at Towne Square Mall

October 4, 2014

42nd Annual GRADD Arts & Crafts Festival