Posts with the category “pennyrile-area-development-district”

DRA Awards Pennyrile Area $2.6 Million for Six Projects
by Melissa Thompson on September 22nd, 2020
The Delta Regional Authority (DRA) and Governor Andy Beshear, together with their federal and local-based partners, awarded funds to six projects in the Pennyrile Area Development District. The City of Greenville received funding for wastewater infrastructure improvements in the amount of $1,094,800.  This project will provide improvements to the Powderly wastewater treatment plant to provide adeq...  Read More
September 2020 PADD Board of Directors Meeting
by Melissa Thompson on September 15th, 2020
The PADD Board of Directors held their monthly meeting via Zoom on Monday, September 14, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. (CDT).  Federal/State reports were provided by agency representatives.  Secretary of State Michael G. Adams was an honored guest and provided information regarding General Election voting options and highlighted changes to include an increased number of voting locations, Saturday voting hours...  Read More
Household Hazardous Waste Collection
by Melissa Thompson on August 18th, 2020
The Household Hazardous Waste Collection for Hopkinsville/Christian County will be held Saturday, September 12, 2020 from 8 am to 12 noon.  Items can be brought to Hopkinsville/Christian County Recycling Center located at 5246 Mt. Zoar/Latham Road in Hopkinsville.More Recycling information may be found at www.hopkinsvilleky.us/recycle....  Read More
August 2020 PADD Board of Directors Meeting
by Melissa Thompson on August 11th, 2020
The PADD Board of Directors held a virtual meeting on Monday, August 10, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. (CT).  Judge Hollis Alexander, Board Vice Chair, led the meeting.  Federal and State Reports were provided by Morgan Alvey, Field Rep. for U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell, Corey Elder, Field Rep. for Congressman James Comer, and Jason Hasert, Field Rep. for U.S. Senator Rand Paul.  KY State Senator Whitney West...  Read More
2021 Litter Abatement Grant Program Applications
by Melissa Thompson on August 4th, 2020
The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet has announced the application cycle for the 2021 Litter Abatement Grant program to cities and counties.  The amount of funding awarded will be determined after November 2, 2020 once all applications have been received.  Litter abatement grant funding is to be used for direct expenses, as defined in 401 KAR 49:080 Section 3, incurred during calendar year ...  Read More
July 2020 PADD Board of Directors Meeting
by Melissa Thompson on July 14th, 2020
The PADD Board of Directors held a virtual meeting on Monday, July 13, 2020.  Federal and State Reports were provided by KY State Representative Melissa Gibbons Prunty, Morgan Alvey, Field Rep. for U. S. Senator Mitch McConnell, Amelia Wilson, Field Rep. for U.S. Congressman Comer and Jason Hasert, Field Rep. for U.S. Senator Rand Paul.   Members of the PADD Management Team – Amy Frogue, Jill Coll...  Read More
Announcing the PeADD 2020 Annual Report
by Melissa Thompson on July 14th, 2020
We’re excited to share the release of our 2020 Annual Report!  In the report you’ll find:Highlights of the great work being done in our regionA snapshot of our Fiscal Year 2020 budgetInformation about the programs we provide/overseeWe welcome you to celebrate with us the incredible successes of the past year and the ways they contribute to our thriving region.This annual report is a comprehensive ...  Read More
Transportation Planning Speaking Engagements
by Melissa Thompson on June 29th, 2020
Pennyrile ADD Tentative Groups to Address A component of the Public Involvement Plan (PIP) that the Pennyrile ADD is required to comply with as part of the SAFETEA-LU (Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users) involves the PADD staff attending various civic and government meetings and requesting speaking opportunities to inform the public about the trans...  Read More
Recycling and Household Hazardous Waste Grants Awarded
by Melissa Thompson on June 19th, 2020
The Kentucky Pride Fund, administered by the Energy and Environment Cabinet’s Division of Waste Management, awarded 78 projects to expand recycling, reduce the amount of solid waste going into landfills, and improve the environmental management of household hazardous waste; the grants totaled over $4.7 million.  The Kentucky Pride Fund is funded through the $1.75 fee for each ton of municipal soli...  Read More
Water Management Council Meeting
by Melissa Thompson on June 17th, 2020
The next PeADD Water Management Council meeting will be on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 10:00 am by Zoom meeting. If you would like to attend or have any questions, feel free to contact Kyle Cunningham at [email protected] or 270-886-9484.  Read More
PeADD COVID-19 Business Relief Working Capital Loan Program
by Melissa Thompson on June 16th, 2020
Beginning on July 1, 2020, the Pennyrile Area Development District will offer a working capital loan program to support local small businesses impacted by COVID-19.  Utilizing additional Economic Development Administration Revolving Loan Funds, the PeADD Board of Directors approved using these additional funds for loans ranging from $5,000 to $25,000.  These loans can be used to meet short-term wo...  Read More
June 2020 PADD Board of Directors Meeting
by Melissa Thompson on June 10th, 2020
The PADD Board of Directors held a virtual meeting on Monday, June 8, 2020.  Federal/State Reports were provided by KY State Representative Melissa Gibbons Prunty, Morgan Alvey, Field Rep. for U. S. Senator Mitch McConnell, Corey Elder, Field Rep. for U.S. Congressman Comer and Jason Hasert, Field Rep. for U.S. Senator Rand Paul.  Amy Frogue, Associate Director – CED, provided an update on funding...  Read More
PADD Board Members and Staff Recognized for Milestone Years of Service
by Melissa Thompson on June 9th, 2020
Thanks to the following individuals for their dedication and service to the Pennyrile Area Region:...  Read More
June PADD Board of Directors Meeting to be Held Virtual
by Melissa Thompson on June 5th, 2020
June PADD Board of Directors Meeting will be streamed LIVE on Monday, June 8, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. CT.  The link to watch the virtual meeting is below....  Read More
May PADD Board of Directors Meeting Cancelled
by Melissa Thompson on May 1st, 2020
The May 2020 meeting of the PADD Board of Directors has been canceled due to COVID-19 mandates. For more information, please contact Cheri Farmer, Executive Assistant, at 270-886-9484 or via email at [email protected] A virtual meeting of the PADD Executive Committee is scheduled for Monday, May 11, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. CT.  For more information, please contact Cheri Farmer, Executive Assistant, a...  Read More
Funding Available for First Responders Fighting COVID-19
by Melissa Thompson on April 27th, 2020
The Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet has announced approximately $9 million in USDOJ Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Fund (CESF) Program funds available to local public safety agencies and local governments.  Allowable program expenses can include overtime, equipment (including law enforcement and medical equipment and personal protective equipment), supplies, training, travel (to dis...  Read More
April 2020 Board of Directors Meeting Cancelled
by Melissa Thompson on April 6th, 2020
The April 2020 PADD Board of Directors meeting has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 virus. The April PADD newsletter can be found here.  Read More
The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act
by Melissa Thompson on March 31st, 2020
The programs and initiatives in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that was just passed by Congress are intended to assist business owners with whatever needs they have right now. When implemented, there will be many new resources available for small businesses, as well as certain non-profits and other employers. This guide provides information about the major programs ...  Read More
SBA Disaster Loan Assistance Webinar
by Melissa Thompson on March 25th, 2020
On Thursday (March 26th) at 2 p.m., the SBA Kentucky District Office is hosting a webinar for the Pennyrile Region about the process for applying for SBA Disaster Loan Assistance. There are several calls taking place and this is just another opportunity for our region to hear about the SBA program and ask questions. This call will be conducted by our regional SBA representative, Sharron Johnson. T...  Read More
SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans in KY
by Melissa Thompson on March 25th, 2020
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering Kentucky and other designated states and territories low interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of COVID 19.Below is a presentation and slides giving instructions on how to apply.Once available, apply using this link https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/disast...  Read More
SBA Disaster Assistance
by Melissa Thompson on March 17th, 2020
PRESS OFFICERelease Date: March 12, 2020                              Contact: [email protected] (202)205-7036Release Number: 20-24                           Follow us on: Twitter, Facebook, Blogs & Instagram SBA To Provide Small Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19) Up to $2 Million in Disaster Assistance LoansWASHINGTON – SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza issued the following statem...  Read More
PADD Takes COVID-19 Precaution
by Melissa Thompson on March 16th, 2020
Beginning March 16th, the Pennyrile Area Development District (PeADD) will begin limiting access to our facilities located at 300 Hammond Drive in Hopkinsville in an effort to help prevent future spread of COVID-19.  In the interest of continuing to provide services to our communities, PeADD staff will be available via telephone and email.  For services that are time sensitive, people will be able...  Read More
Senior Center Closures in Pennyrile Region
by Melissa Thompson on March 13th, 2020
On March 13, 2020, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear recommended the temporary closure of Senior Centers across Kentucky to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Therefore, all nine (9) Senior Centers in the Pennyrile Region will be temporarily closed from March 16, 2020 – March 27, 2020 and alternate service delivery methods will be implemented. After two (2) weeks, officials will reeva...  Read More
March 2020 PADD Board of Directors Meeting
by Melissa Thompson on March 10th, 2020
The PADD Board of Directors held their monthly meeting on Monday, March 9, 2020 at the PADD Office in Hopkinsville, KY. Federal and State Reports were provided by Morgan Alvey (Sen. McConnell); Amelia Wilson (Cong. Comer); and Jason Hasert (Sen. Paul). Amy Frogue, PADD Associate Director for CED, gave a presentation overview of Delta Regional Authority and Homeland Security Funding Opportunities. ...  Read More
FFY 2020 DHS/FEMA State Homeland Security Grant Program
by Melissa Thompson on March 6th, 2020
The Kentucky Office of Homeland Security is currently accepting grant applications for the FFY 2020 DHS/FEMA State Homeland Security Grant Program. State Homeland Security Grant (SHSG) assists state, local, tribal, and territorial efforts to build, sustain, and deliver the capabilities necessary to prevent, prepare for, protect against, and respond to acts of terrorism. Priorities for the 2020 fun...  Read More
DRA Opens 2020 Application Cycle for Economic Development Investment Opportunities
by Melissa Thompson on March 2nd, 2020
According to a press release published on March 2, 2020, the Delta Regional Authority 2020 States' Economic Development Assistance Program (SEDAP) application cycle is open and will remain so until May 31, 2020.  See the full press release below. CLARKSDALE, MS—The Delta Regional Authority (DRA) Federal Co-Chairman Chris Caldwell announced today DRA is opening the 2020 application cycle for the St...  Read More
PeADD Seeking Bids for Roof Replacement
by Melissa Thompson on March 2nd, 2020
The Pennyrile Development and Governmental Center, Inc. will accept sealed bids from qualified professional firms to furnish all materials and necessary equipment and perform all required work necessary to remove and replace the existing flat roof system of the Pennyrile Area Development District (PeADD) office located at 300 Hammond Drive, Hopkinsville, KY  42240.Sealed bids will be received unti...  Read More
Regional Entrepreneur Conference
by Melissa Thompson on February 19th, 2020
March 11, 2020KEYNOTE SPEAKERHALEY HOFFMAN SMITHBREAKOUT SESSIONSBUSINESS MODEL | FOOD TRUCK CRAZE | CYBER SECURI TY | RISE OF HEMPDIRECT SALES MARKET ING | SMAL L BUSINESS OWNERSHIP, AND MOREHEAR FROM AREA ENTREPRENEURSHopkinsville Community CollegeAuditorium Building | 720 Nor th Dr . Hopkinsville, KY8:15am - 2:30pmFree Event | Lunch ProvidedDoors open at 7:45 for check-in, networking & light br...  Read More
Grant Funding Opportunities
by Melissa Thompson on February 5th, 2020
The application period will open soon for the Land and Water Conservation Fund, Recreational Trails Program, and Recycling and Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Management Grants Program. Cities, counties, state and federal agencies are eligible to apply for funds under these programs. The Recycling and Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Management Grants Program is funded by the Kentucky Division of ...  Read More
Governor Beshear in Pennyrile Region to Announce Grant Awards
by Melissa Thompson on February 5th, 2020
On January 13, 2020, Governor Andy Beshear joined Department for Local Government (DLG) Commissioner Dennis Keene to announce recipients of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding in the Pennyrile region. The City of Dawson Springs was awarded $1 million in CDBG funds; these funds, along with State Revolving Fund (SRF) loan funds and Delta Regional Authority (DRA) funds will be used to re...  Read More
CORE FOUR BUSINESS PLANNING
by Melissa Thompson on January 23rd, 2020
In six weeks, learn how to figure it out: how to plan a successful, market-driven, cash healthy, well-managed business. Test your business concept. Increase your marketing, operations, and cash flow management knowledge. Plan your business to be a success for you!...  Read More
January 2020 PADD Board of Directors Meeting
by Melissa Thompson on January 16th, 2020
The PADD Board of Directors held their monthly meeting on January 13, 2020 at the PADD Office in Hopkinsville. Federal and State reports were provided by field representatives in addition to staff reports. Kisha Jeffrey-Mische with the U.S. Census Bureau provided a census update and Jaime Peterson with Calhoun & Company, PLLC presented the FY'19 Audit Report for Pennyrile ADD. Jason Vincent, PADD ...  Read More
Happy New Year 2020
by Melissa Thompson on December 30th, 2019
The PADD staff wishes everyone a safe a prosperous New Year.  Our office will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 31 & Wednesday, Jan. 1 in observance of the holiday....  Read More
PADD Receives Citation of Achievement for Fort Campbell Strong Initiative
by Melissa Thompson on December 11th, 2019
At the PADD Board of Directors meeting on Monday, December 9, 2019, KY State Representative Thomas Walker presented a Citation of Achievement to PADD Executive Director Jason Vincent on behalf of KY State House Representatives Melinda Gibbons Prunty, Lynn Bechler, Myron Dossett, Larry Elkins, Chris Freeland, Jim Gooch, Jr., Jason Petrie and Walker Thomas. Upon having been named by the National Ass...  Read More
December 2019 PADD Board of Directors Meeting
by Melissa Thompson on December 10th, 2019
The PADD Board of Directors held their Annual Christmas Board Luncheon and Legislative Update at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park on Monday, December 9, 2019 at 12:00 Noon. Board Chair Scott Marshall welcomed everyone. Federal reports were provided by Field Representatives Ms. Mr. Morgan Alvey (Sen. Mitch McConnell), Jason Hasert (Sen. Rand Paul), and Mr. Corey Elder (Cong. James Comer). A legis...  Read More
Trigg County Fiscal Court Awarded funds for the Janice Mason Art Museum
by Melissa Thompson on December 5th, 2019
The Trigg County Fiscal Court has been awarded $340,227 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds by Governor Matt Bevin and the Department for Local Government. The funds will be utilized to address ADA accessibility issues at the Janice Mason Art Museum located in Cadiz, Kentucky. Specifically, renovations will include the construction of a handicap accessible ramp with a new door and th...  Read More
PADD Staff Declared Winners!
by Melissa Thompson on November 26th, 2019
The PADD Office is excited to announce that during the 100 Mile Challenge, hosted by Christian County Health Department, we won two awards. The agency with the most miles 4,220.37 and tied for the agency with the most participation. We already have ambitions for next year’s challenge. Thanks to everyone for such a great turnout! #CCHD100milechallenge...  Read More
Pennyrile Area Development District Receives National Association of Development Organizations 2019 Impact Award
by Melissa Thompson on November 4th, 2019
WASHINGTON, DC – Pennryile Area Development District based in Hopkinsville, Kentucky has received a 2019 Aliceann Wohlbruck Impact Award from the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) for the Fort Campbell Strong Initiative.The Ft. Campbell Strong initiative is a collaborative effort that began in 2015 to define a path for economic diversification and growth in the six-county re...  Read More
October 2019 PADD Board of Directors Meeting
by Melissa Thompson on October 15th, 2019
Pennyrile ADD held their monthly Board of Directors meeting on Monday, October 14, 2019 at the PADD Office in Hopkinsville, KY. Special guests U.S. Congressman James Comer, KY State Auditor Mike Harmon, and KY State Representatives Chris Freeland, Jason Petrie, Melinda Gibbons Prunty, and Walker Thomas were in attendance. Congressman Comer discussed several priorities such as abandoned land mine f...  Read More
2019 PADD Employee United Way Campaign
by Melissa Thompson on September 30th, 2019
Staff at Pennyrile Area Development District wrapped up their United Way Campaign on Friday, September 27, 2019 with contributions totaling $5,079.40! We are proud to support the United Way of the Pennyrile serving Caldwell, Christian, Todd and Trigg Counties!...  Read More

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