Alzheimer's Community Forum Listening Session
on May 17th, 2022
Pennyrile Area Development District is partnering with the Alzheimer’s Association on May 25, 2022 from 12:30-1:30pm for an Alzheimer’s Community Forum Listening Session. The event will take place at the Christian County Senior Center as a time to learn about Alzheimer’s, dementia and memory loss and to share your thoughts about how to help individuals in your community living with dementia. There...  Read More
Announcing the PeADD 2022 Annual Dinner Meeting
on May 16th, 2022
The Pennyrile Area Development District (PeADD) is excited to announce its 53rd Annual Dinner Meeting on Monday, June 13, 2022 at The Bruce in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.  Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner and the meeting at 6:00 p.m. CT.The annual event is sponsored by Planters Bank of Hopkinsville and gives all local officials, legislators, business and civic leaders, and others from thro...  Read More
Bridging the Gap Pilot Program
on May 10th, 2022
Pennyrile Area Development District was selected by the Department for Aging and Independent Living to participate in the Bridging the Gap pilot program. This is an evidence-based pilot project with the aim to provide short-term assistance that supports a person with a dementia diagnosis and their caregiver for up to six months while applying for Home and Community Based waiver services. The goal ...  Read More
May 2022 PADD Board of Directors Meeting Recap
on May 10th, 2022
The May PeADD Board of Directors Meeting took place Monday, May 9th at the PeADD office and virtually via Zoom. Mayor Jan Yonts, PeADD Board Secretary, chaired the meeting. Federal and state reports were given by Morgan Alvey of Senator McConnell’s office, Jason Hassert of Senator Paul’s office, Cory Elder of Congressman Comer’s office, Representative Chris Freeland, Alex Caudill from Department f...  Read More
Older Americans Month 2022
on May 3rd, 2022
Join in with us as we kickoff Older Americans Month (OAM) 2022! The theme is Age My Way and focuses on aging in place. Emphasis is on individual needs and unique preferences in order for older adults to stay in their homes and live independently in our communities. In the Pennyrile region we celebrate OAM with special activities/events hosted at the senior centers in the Pennyrile Region. See sche...  Read More
May 2022 Board of Directors Meeting
on April 28th, 2022
The next meeting of the Pennyrile Area Development District Board of Directors is scheduled to occur on Monday, May 9, 2022, at 12:00 Noon (CT) and will be held in person with a virtual option to participate.In addition to several staff reports, Steve Jones, Program Director of Upward Bound Math & Science through Berea College as well as a leadership and community advocate in Hazard, KY, will pres...  Read More
The Kentucky Office of Homeland Security is Now Accepting Applications
on April 28th, 2022
The Kentucky Office of Homeland Security is now accepting applications through May 31, 2022.The State Homeland Security Grant Program (SHSGP) assists states to build, sustain, and deliver capabilities necessary to prevent, prepare for, protect against, and respond to acts of terrorism. City and County governments, area development districts, taxing districts, and school districts can apply for ite...  Read More
Updated Draft Hazard Mitigation Plan
on April 28th, 2022
The updated version of the Draft Hazard Mitigation Plan is now avalaible for review.  Comments may be submitted to Amy Frogue at [email protected] or Kyle Cunningham at [email protected]....  Read More
April 2022 PADD Board of Directors Meeting
on April 11th, 2022
The PeADD Board of Directors held their monthly meeting on Monday, April 11, 2022 in Hopkinsville, KY.  Federal reports were provided by Ms. Morgan Alvey with Sen. McConnell’s office, Mr. Jason Hassert with Sen. Paul’s office, and Corey Elder with Congressman Comer’s office.  Rep. Melinda Gibbons Prunty and Rep. Walker Thomas provided state reports.  Mr. Alex Caudill and Ms. Martha Jane King, Fiel...  Read More
Dementia Resources Virtual Workshop
on April 5th, 2022
On April 14, Pennyrile Area Development District in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association and Christian Care Communities is hosting a Dementia Resources Virtual Workshop at 10am. Join us to learn about daily living with dementia, the importance of early detection, and resources available in our community for individuals living with dementia and their caregivers.  Please join us for this FRE...  Read More
New Communications Director Announced
on April 1st, 2022
HOPKINSVILLE, KY, (April 1, 2022) - Pennyrile Area Development District (PADD) announced the appointment of Melissa Thompson to Communications Director, effective immediately.  Read More
Want to know if you are exposed to RADON in your home?
on March 31st, 2022
Researchers at the University of Kentucky are conducting a research study to learn more about how environmental conditions affect radon levels inside homes. Participants are invited to take a brief survey and test their home for radon three different times over the course of the next year.You may be eligible to participate if you:• Live in Christian County, Kentucky• Are age 21 or older and own yo...  Read More