Green River Area Development District
Serving Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, McLean, Ohio, Union & Webster Counties in Western Kentucky
Think Progress. Think Tomorrow. Think GRADD.
300 GRADD Way, Owensboro, KY 42301      Phone: 270.926.4433  Fax: 270.684.0714

Feed Seniors Now

Nearly one in six senior citizens is at risk of hunger! Independence Bank, Comfort Keepers and GRADD invite you to join us in fighting this "silent epidemic" during the 5th annual Feed Seniors Now food drive, running September 1-30.

>> Donate today

>> Refer a senior

>> Drop-off locations
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Spirit of KY Award

Gov. Steve Beshear presented the 2015 Spirit of Kentucky Award to McLean County Regional Water Com-mission (MCRWC) during the 40th annual Governor's Local Issues Conference at the Galt House in Louisville on August 27.

>> Lane Report story

>> Project details

>> MCRWC update
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47th Annual Dinner

The 47th GRADD Annual Dinner will be held Wednesday, September 16, at Owensboro Convention Center. The evening will feature award presenta-tions for regional excellence and a visit from our Sister Region partners in the Czech Republic.

>> View details

>> O'boro Convention Ctr.

>> RSVP to attend
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2015 CEDS Update

A draft of this year's Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) report is now available. The CEDS document provides an in-depth examination of the region's current economic climate as well as a forecast for future growth.

>> Full report

>> What is CEDS?

>> Make comment
BuildReady2.jpg 2015 CEDS Update

Hazard Mitigation Plan

GRADD is currently accepting public comments on the draft of the 2016 Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan Update. This FEMA mandated plan requires an update every five years, in order for communities to be eligible for federal assistance.

>> View draft

>> Make a comment

>> HMP process

Flooding2.jpg Hazard Mitigation Plan

Our Partners




September 9, 2015

Green River Economic Development Corporation

September 14, 2015

International Economic Summit

September 16, 2015

47th GRADD Annual Dinner