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

McLean Announcement

Representatives from the U.S. Depart-ment of Agriculture (USDA) and the KY Department for Local Government (DLG) celebrated Earth Day in Calhoun on April 22, by announcing $8.4 million in funding for McLean County's regional water consolidation project.

>> Messenger-Inquirer article

>> 14 WFIE News story

>> Eyewitness News story

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McLean Announcement

Stop Senior Hunger

Did you know that nearly 1 in 6 senior citizens is at risk of hunger? You can help change that statistic during the 4th annual Stop Senior Hunger food drive. Donate nonperishable items or cash to feed low-income seniors across our region.

>> 3/24 thru 4/30

>> M-I editorial

>> Hunger resources

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Stop Senior Hunger

Parenting Workshops

Green River Community Collaborations for Children (CCC) regional network will sponsor free parenting workshops: 'Creating Rubber Band Families' at the H.L. Neblett Center on April 29. Topics include financial fitness and managing stress.

>> 8 a.m. / 3 p.m.

>> View full agenda

>> RSVP to attend

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Parenting Workshops

O'boro Stormwater Plan

GRADD recently completed the Owens-boro Stormwater Quality Management Plan annual report. One of 17 Kentucky cities with a combined sewer system, Owensboro is working with the EPA to reduce nonpoint source pollution.

>> View report

>> Watershed map

>> EPA Water

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O'boro Stormwater Plan

Blueway Trail Meeting

Area citizens met with state and local officials at GRADD on April 8, to discuss development of a Green River Blueway Water Trail Plan. The proposed project would coordinate and guide river-ori-ented tourism efforts along the 384-mile Green River.

>> Eyewitness News story

>> Messenger-Inquirer article

>> Blueway Trail Plan

KY Legislature

April 29, 2014

CCC Workshop: 'Creating Rubber Band Families'

April 30, 2014

GRADD Hazard Mitigation Council

May 14, 2014

GRADD Board of Directors Meeting