Grant Funding Opportunities Available
on January 23rd, 2023
The application period is currently open for the Land and Water Conservation Fund, Recreational Trails Program, Recycling and Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Management Grants Programs. Cities, counties, state and federal agencies are eligible to apply for funds under these programs. The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) provides federal grant funds to protect important natural areas, acquir...  Read More
January PeADD Board of Directors Meeting
on January 6th, 2023
The next regularly scheduled monthly meeting of the Pennyrile Area Development District (PeADD) Board of Directors will occur on Monday, January 9, 2023 at 12:00 Noon (CT) and will be held in person at the PeADD office located at 300 Hammond Drive, Hopkinsville, KY 42240. A virtual option will be available on our YouTube channel located at  Read More
Pennyrile AAAIL Advisory Council on Aging Meeting
on December 15th, 2022
The Pennyrile AAAIL hosted the quarterly Advisory Council on Aging meeting Wednesday, December, 14, 2022 at the PeADD office. Staff reports were made by Payton Kidd, Miranda White, Cindy Tabor and Amanda Stokes. Jill Collins, Pennyrile AAAIL Director provided updates regarding new staff members, advisory council terms of service and the upcoming procurement meetings. A special guest musical perfor...  Read More
2022 PeADD Board of Directors Annual Christmas Luncheon and Legislative Update
on December 14th, 2022
The PADD Board of Directors held their Annual Christmas Board Luncheon and Legislative Update at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park on Monday, December 12, 2022 after not meeting for the past two years due to COVID then the tornadoes that touched down in the Pennyrile region last year. Board Chair, Judge Hollis Alexander, chaired the meeting which began at noon and welcomed everyone to the Clifty ...  Read More
Radon Research Study
on December 8th, 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
PeADD Annual Christmas Luncheon
on December 2nd, 2022
The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Pennyrile Area Development District (PeADD) Board of Directors will occur on Monday, December 12, 2022, at 12:00 Noon (CT) and will be held in person at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park located at 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Road, Dawson Springs, KY 42240.A copy of the tentative agenda detailing the meeting is enclosed. A buffet lunch will be offered beginni...  Read More
National Family Caregiver Month
on November 10th, 2022
November is National Family Caregivers Month as a time to recognize and honor family caregivers across the country. We at PeADD want to say THANK YOU to everyone who is serving or has served as a caregiver for one of their family members or friends throughout their lifetime.Are you a caregiver for someone living with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia? The National Family Caregiver Program offers a...  Read More
State Association Seeking Executive Director
on November 4th, 2022
November 3, 2022  -  The Kentucky Council of Area Development Districts (KCADD) and the Kentucky Association of District Directors (KADD) are seeking applicants for the position of Executive Director for their office located in Frankfort, Kentucky.  The position serves as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of both organizations.Applicants must possess a master’s degree in public administration, bus...  Read More
Forgotten Angels 2022
on November 1st, 2022
Guess what time it is??  It’s time for some enjoyment and FUN!!  The Forgotten Angels Project is kicking off its 16th year.  We serve residents that live in “Personal Care Homes”.  They are usually younger and sometimes suffer with mental illness rather than physical limitations.  We focus on this group of residents because they seem to be most forgotten by friends, family and society.You may be a...  Read More
Ascend Elements Ground Breaking on Hopkinsville Facility
on October 20th, 2022
Company approved for $480 million in federal grants to boost EV battery production in the United States FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 20, 2022) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear joined local officials in Christian County and leaders from Ascend Elements Inc., a manufacturer of advanced, sustainable battery materials made from recycled lithium-ion batteries, for the groundbreaking of the company’s largest operatio...  Read More
Open Enrollment for Medicare
on October 19th, 2022
Contact your local Senior Centers to schedule your appointment with a SHIP counselor for Medicare Open Enrollment. Open Enrollment is October 15, 2022-December 7, 2022. Caldwell – Kickoff October 24, 2022 – Table set up with refreshments and information and taking appointmentsChristian – Kickoff October 21, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – Breakfast (muffins, pastries, coffee, juice) and table set up with inform...  Read More
Residents Rights Month
on October 5th, 2022
October is Residents’ Rights Month, an annual event designated by Consumer Voice to honor residents living in all long-term care facilities and those receiving care in their home or community. It is an opportunity to focus on and celebrate the dignity and rights of every individual receiving long-term services and supports.Being a part of a community is essential to our well-being.  Throughout the...  Read More