Posts with the tag “march”

Senior Nutrition Program
by Melissa Thompson on March 20th, 2024
Since 1972, the national Senior Nutrition Program has supported nutrition services for older adults across the country. Funded by the Older Americans Act (OAA), local programs serve as hubs where people 60+ find healthy meals and vital services that strengthen social connections and promote well-being.  Every March, we celebrate our program’s anniversary and its many accomplishments at the nationa...  Read More
Social Work Month 2024: Empowering Social Workers
by Melissa Thompson on March 1st, 2024
Our nation needs social workers more than ever. Homeless is on the rise. The opioid addiction crisis has hit the United States hard, impacting all races, religions and economic levels. Suicide too has risen according to the Centers for Disease Control. The Pennyrile AAAIL has taken on the task of participating in a 3 year National Suicide Prevention Grant focusing on individuals 60 and over. Socia...  Read More
National Social Work Month
by Melissa Thompson on March 1st, 2022
National Social Month, observed throughout March, uplifts the social workers of our country and celebrates their constant contributions to our society. These professionals use psychology and sociology to solve issues and improve individuals lives. Social Workers strive every day to improve many people’s quality of life and advocate on their behalf.A single social worker can influence an entire lif...  Read More
March 2021 Drive Thru and Home Delivered Meals Menu
by Melissa Thompson on March 5th, 2021
Below is a menu for the month of March for the "Drive Thru" and Home Delivered Meals.If you are 60 or over and need a meal contact the Pennyrile Aging and Disability Resource Center at 866-844-4396....  Read More
March is Social Work Month
by Melissa Thompson on March 1st, 2021
Social Work Month in March is a time to celebrate the great profession of social work.The theme for Social Work Month 2021 is Social Workers Are Essential.Social workers are essential to community well-being.  As practitioners, social workers are trained to help people address personal and systemic barriers to optimal living. They are employed to effect positive change with individuals, families, ...  Read More
Social Worker Month Recognized
by Melissa Thompson on March 3rd, 2020
With a new decade beginning, the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) will help lead this year’s Social Work Month celebration in March with the theme “Social Workers: Generations Strong” to honor the positive contributions social workers have made to this nation over generations.The Social Work Month campaign will inform the public, policymakers and legislators about the way the nation’s...  Read More
PADD Board of Directors March 2017 Monthly Meeting
by Melissa Thompson on March 13th, 2017
​The PADD Board of Directors held their monthly meeting on Monday, March 13, 2017 at the PADD Office in Hopkinsville. In addition to staff reports regarding Community & Economic Development, Pennyrile AAAIL, and West KY Workforce, Federal and State reports were presented by State Representative Walker Thomas, Rachel McCubbin/U.S Senator Rand Paul's Office, and Amelia Wilson, U.S. Congressman James...  Read More
PADD Board of Directors March Monthly Meeting
by Melissa Thompson on March 14th, 2016
​​The PADD Board of Directors held their monthly meeting on Monday, March 14th at the PADD Office in Hopkinsville, KY. Mr. Warren Beeler, Executive Director, Governor's Office of Ag Policy, was the guest speaker. Mr. Beeler shared information on trends in agriculture, livestock farming, crop farming, HB 611, county and state funding, Ag financial corporation KAFC, tobacco settlement funds, and the...  Read More