PADD Recognizes Veteran Employees
on November 9th, 2018
​In honor of Veteran’s Day, Pennyrile Area Development District is proud to recognize two staff who have honorably served our country. ​Belinda Babb, Family Caregiver Coordinator, Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living, served in the Army National Guard for eight years from 2001-2009 as an Automated Logistical Specialist (92A).  Belinda was honorably discharged as an E5 Sergeant. ​Craig Morri...  Read More
November 2018 is National Caregiver Awareness Month
on November 7th, 2018
​November is National Family Caregiver Awareness Month, where caregivers are acknowledged for the care they provide. In the United States, more than 60 million caregivers are providing care to someone who is ill, disabled, or aging. In 2000, the Older Americans Act was amended to include the National Family Caregiver Support Program (NFCSP). It funds a range of supports that assist family and info...  Read More
2018 Forgotten Angels
on November 1st, 2018
​The Forgotten Angels Project will be gearing up again for its 12th year, serving residents in “Personal Care Homes”.  Residents in PCH’s 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.  Even more despairing is that these residents are only allo...  Read More
PADD AmeriCorps Member Becomes Certified Ombudsman
on November 1st, 2018
​​Congratulations to Cindy Stonebraker for becoming a Certified Ombudsman with the Pennyrile Ombudsman Program.  Cindy is an AmeriCorps member that is providing services to the Pennyrile Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living.  We welcome Cindy to the Ombudsman family and look forward to advocating for residents in Long Term Care.  If you have questions or concerns for a love one living in a ...  Read More
2018-2019 Christian County New Venture Entrepreneur Competition
on October 29th, 2018
​This contest is designed to stimulate entrepreneurial activity and greater awareness of the resources available to grow entrepreneurs in Christian County. All winners will be selected on an objective basis as determined by the criteria set forth below. You must read and comply with these rules to enter the The Christian County New Venture Competition. This competition is void where prohibited by ...  Read More
Western Kentucky Veterans Center Fall Festival
on October 24th, 2018
​​A Fall Festival was held at the Western Kentucky Veterans Center in Hanson Kentucky on October 23rd from 10-2 pm, in honor of Residents Rights Month.   Americorp Member and Certified Ombudsman, Cindy Stonebraker attended the event.  The festival was held outside at the Pavillion and included a meal of Chili, Hotdogs, drinks and deserts.  Game stations, including bean bag toss, were set up for re...  Read More
2018 Cultivating Small Business Seminar
on October 18th, 2018
​Community Ventures, Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development, Murray Small Business Development Center, Pennyrile Area Development District, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Small Business Administration and Madisonville-Hopkins County Economic Development set to present   MADISONVILLE, Ky.—The Madisonville-Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation today announced the Cultivating Small...  Read More
PADD Board of Directors October 2018 Monthly Meeting
on October 10th, 2018
​The PADD Board of Directors met on Monday, October 8, 2018 in Hopkinsville, KY. Federal and State Reports were provided by Amelia Wilson(Congressman James Comer), Rebecca Rittenhouse (DLG), and Rep. Walker Thomas. Staff reports were provided by Craig Morris, Amanda Stokes and Sheila Clark. Guest speaker Ms. Juva Barber, Executive Director, Kentuckians for Better Transportation, gave a slide pres...  Read More
30th Annual Pride of Pennyrile Industry Appreciation Event
on September 28th, 2018
​Despite the weather, participants enjoyed the 30th Annual Pride of the Pennyrile Industry Appreciation Event on Thursday, September 27, 2018! Over 35 companies were represented from the nine counties we serve that provide approximately 3,000 jobs for the people in our communities. Commissioner Donnie Holland, KY State4 Park Systems, welcomed everyone as the event kicked off with a delicious lunc...  Read More
State Health Insurance Program (SHIP)
Medicare Part D Open Enrollment Events 2018
on September 26th, 2018
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Outsmart the Con Artist Event
on September 21st, 2018
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Presidential Proclamation on National POW/MIA Recognition
on September 21st, 2018
​The purpose of POW/MIA Recognition Day is to ensure that America remembers to stand behind those who serve and to make sure we do everything we can to account for those who have never returned. Observances of National POW/MIA Recognition Day are held across the country on military installations, ships at sea, state capitols, schools and veterans' facilities. It is traditionally observed on the th...  Read More