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

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
31st Annual Pride of the Pennyrile Industry Appreciation Event
by Melissa Thompson on September 27th, 2019
The 31st Annual Pride of the Pennyrile Industry Appreciation event was held at Lake Barkley State Resort Park on Thursday, September 26 with 35 companies from our nine county region represented. The event is held to show appreciation for the contributions our businesses and industries have made and continue to make to better our communities and spur growth. Commissioner Donnie Holland, Kentucky St...  Read More
September 2019 PADD Board of Directors Meeting
by Melissa Thompson on September 11th, 2019
PADD Board of Directors held their monthly meeting on September 9, 2019 at the PADD Office in Hopkinsville. State, Federal and Staff reports were given. Board member Gary Jones, Muhlenberg Alliance for Progress, provided an update on the status of unit 3 at Paradise Park. The Honorable Allison Ball, Kentucky State Treasurer, was the guest speaker. Treasurer Ball shared information about unclaimed ...  Read More
August 2019 PADD Board of Directors Meeting
by Melissa Thompson on August 13th, 2019
The PADD Board of Directors held their monthly meeting on Monday, August 12, 2019 at the PADD Office in Hopkinsville. Federal and State reports were provided by Morgan Alvey (Senator McConnell), Corey Elder (Congressman Comer), Jason Hasert (Senator Paul), Representatives Melinda Gibbons Prunty and Thomas Walker. PADD Staff reports were presented by Craig Morris (Regional Planning Coordinator), Am...  Read More
PADD is a Host Agency for the AmeriCorps Senior Connections Program
by Melissa Thompson on July 23rd, 2019
The Pennyrile Area Development District is a Host Agency for the AmeriCorps Senior Connections Program. We are currently looking for a qualified individual to serve as a member (volunteer) to be placed in our agency. The member will receive a living allowance of $13, 992, education award of $6,095, limited health benefits and may qualify for child care assistance.For more information, please conta...  Read More
July 2019 PADD Board of Directors Meeting
by Melissa Thompson on July 9th, 2019
The PADD Board of Directors held their monthly meeting on July 8, 2019 in Hopkinsville. Ms. Amelia Wilson, Field Representative, gave a report on behalf of Congressman James Comer. Members of the PADD Management Team, Amy Frogue, Jill Collins, and Sheila Clark, gave an update on programs and services for Community & Economic Development, Area Agency on Aging & Independent Living, and Workforce. Al...  Read More
The Pennyrile Area Development District staff celebrated 2019 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
by Melissa Thompson on June 14th, 2019
The Pennyrile Area Development District staff celebrated 2019 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day today by wearing PURPLE or their “Take a Stand Against Elder Abuse: Advocate Awareness” T-shirts. As Americans, we believe in justice for all. Yet, every year an estimated 5 million, or 1 in 10 older Americans experience elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation with an estimated cost of $2.6 billion annually...  Read More
Pennyrile Area Development District 50th Anniversary Video
by Melissa Thompson on June 14th, 2019
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Pennyrile Area Development District Holds 50th Annual Meeting
by Melissa Thompson on June 13th, 2019
A record crowd of nearly 600 gathered at the James E. Bruce Convention Center in Hopkinsville, KY on June 10, 2019 to celebrate the 50th Annual Dinner Meeting of the Pennyrile Area Development District.The annual event, sponsored by Planters Bank of Hopkinsville, gives all local officials, legislators, business and civic leaders, and others from throughout the Pennyrile the opportunity to look bac...  Read More
Pennyrile Area Development District's 50th Annual Dinner Meeting
by Melissa Thompson on May 30th, 2019
The Pennyrile Area Development District (PeADD) will hold its 50th Annual Dinner Meeting on June 10, 2019 at The Bruce Convention Center in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6:00 p.m. CDT.The annual event is sponsored by Planters Bank of Hopkinsville and gives all local officials, legislators, business and civic leaders, and others from throughout the Pennyril...  Read More
Pennyrile Area Development District 50th Annual Dinner Meeting
by Melissa Thompson on May 23rd, 2019
PADD is celebrating it's 50th year at the PADD Annual Meeting Dinner. Please join us as we take a glance back and look forward to the future. RSVP to Cheri Farmer at [email protected] ...  Read More
April 2019 PADD Board of Directors Meeting
by Melissa Thompson on April 9th, 2019
The Pennyrile Area Development District Board of Directors kicked off their monthly meeting on April 8, 2019 with the reading of a Proclamation from Sanctuary, Inc. declaring April 2019 Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. Heather Lancaster, Sanctuary, Inc. Executive Director shared their mission and information about the services they provide for the nine county region. Federal, State a...  Read More
Job Openings
by Melissa Thompson on March 14th, 2019
The Pennyrile Area Development District is seeking a qualified, motivated, and self starting individual for the professional position of Community Development Specialist. This individual will be responsible for developing and administering economic and community development projects and initiatives in the nine county Pennyrile region and will work closely with cities, counties, special districts, ...  Read More
WIOA Career Coach Position Available
by Melissa Thompson on March 12th, 2019
WIOA CAREER COACHPosted March 7, 2019The Purchase Area Development District (PADD) is seeking an individual to provide eligibility and case management for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Services, and case management for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and Employment and Training program in the Pennyrile region.This position will be based out of Madisonville, KY.A bac...  Read More
DWM State Grants Training
by Melissa Thompson on February 28th, 2019
Please RSVP to Ashley Johnson at 270-886-9484 or [email protected] by COB Thursday, March 14, 2019....  Read More
February 2019 Board of Directors Meeting
by Melissa Thompson on February 11th, 2019
The PADD Board of Directors held their monthly meeting on Monday, February 11th at the PADD Office in Hopkinsville. Federal, State and staff reports were provided. Guest Speaker, Cindy Stonebreaker, shared her inspirational story "Commitment, Family & Legacy - a Daughter's Journey". Jason Vincent, Executive Director, recognized two staff celebrating milestone years of service; Jill Collins, Direct...  Read More
January 2019 PADD Board of Directors Meeting
by Melissa Thompson on January 14th, 2019
The PADD Board of Directors held their monthly meeting on Monday, January 14, 2019 at the PADD Office in Hopkinsville. Vice Chair Scott Marshall welcomed everyone to the meeting with a special welcome to the new PADD Board Members. Federal reports were provided by representatives of Senator Mitch McConnell, Senator Rand Paul and Congressman James Comer. State reports were provided Senator Robby Mi...  Read More
PADD Receives Edward Jones Quality Service Award for regognition of Outstanding Community Commitment
by Melissa Thompson on January 9th, 2019
Pennyrile Area Development District was presented the Edward Jones Quality Service Award for recognition of Outstanding Community Commitment by the Christian County Chamber of Commerce on January 9, 2019.The Pennyrile Area Development District was established in 1969 to work with local officials, business leaders, special districts, and citizens on many different programs and projects. PADD is ver...  Read More

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