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9 06, 2021

UCDD Announces Informative Arts Build Communities Grants Workshop

2021-06-09T19:55:39+00:00June 9th, 2021|Economic & Community Development, Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on UCDD Announces Informative Arts Build Communities Grants Workshop

The Upper Cumberland Development District (UCDD) is a designated agency to administer grant funding through the Tennessee Arts Commission’s Arts Build Communities program. The Arts Build Communities (ABC) grant program is designed to provide support for art projects that broaden access to arts experiences, address community quality of life issues through arts, or enhance the [...]

9 06, 2021

2021 UCAAAD Senior Caregiver Expo Announced

2021-06-09T18:57:27+00:00June 9th, 2021|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on 2021 UCAAAD Senior Caregiver Expo Announced

In tough times, communities find strength in people and people find strength in their communities. In the past year, we’ve seen this time and again in the Upper Cumberland region as friends, neighbors, and businesses have found new ways to support each other.  In our community, older adults are a key source of this strength. [...]

28 05, 2021

Relative Caregiver Program to Hold Support Group Meeting

2021-05-28T19:54:13+00:00May 28th, 2021|Housing & Family Services|Comments Off on Relative Caregiver Program to Hold Support Group Meeting

Are you raising a relative child or need housing assistance? For more information on assistance and support, please contact Melissa Allison at the Upper Cumberland Development District toll-free at 1-877-275-8233. A support group meeting will be held for relatives that are caring for relative children during the month of June 2021. Please contact Melissa Allison [...]

28 05, 2021

Warren County Online Grocery Shopping Class a Success

2021-05-28T14:48:51+00:00May 28th, 2021|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, UCDD News|Comments Off on Warren County Online Grocery Shopping Class a Success

The Warren County Senior Center has held its second online grocery shopping class to teach participants how to navigate online shopping. So far, the program has had 45 participants complete the two-hour class. Another class is slated for June 2021. Each participant receives a $50 grocery box containing food and household items upon completion of [...]

28 05, 2021

UCAAAD Applies for Additional Ani-Meals Grant Funding

2021-05-28T14:17:34+00:00May 28th, 2021|UCDD News|Comments Off on UCAAAD Applies for Additional Ani-Meals Grant Funding

UCDD's Area Agency on Aging and Disability team is going after a new grant to help continue the Ani-Meals pet food delivery program into its second year. Sara Martin, AAAD Family Caregiver/Evidence-Based Assistant, recently submitted a grant proposal during the latest grant application cycle. In 2020, UCAAAD received $2,500 Meals on Wheels Loves Pets grant [...]

25 05, 2021

UCDD Offers SNAP Application Assistance

2021-05-25T17:41:01+00:00May 25th, 2021|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on UCDD Offers SNAP Application Assistance

UPPER CUMBERLAND - Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability (UCAAAD) is now offering application assistance with “SNAP”, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program for adults 60 and over or individuals with a disability. The USDA created SNAP to provide eligible individuals with monthly benefits to buy food. According to the National Council [...]

19 05, 2021

John’s Place Awarded $40,000 Historic Preservation Grant

2021-05-19T16:04:43+00:00May 19th, 2021|Economic & Community Development, Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on John’s Place Awarded $40,000 Historic Preservation Grant

John's Place, a small, African American-owned restaurant and bar operated  continuously by the McClellan family since 1949, has been awarded a $40,000 grant by the Backing Historic Small Historic Restaurants program. The grant was made possible by American Express  and the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  UCDD Historic Preservation Planner Mark Dudney authored the grant [...]

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