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26 01, 2023

Empower UC Collaborative Partner, Highlands Economic Partnership, Launches New Highlands Training Center

2023-01-26T22:02:24+00:00January 26th, 2023|Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

Photo courtesy of Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce. From left: Nick Bishop, Janice Terry, Page Bryant, Becky Hull, Jasen Knight, Mike Porten, Phillip Clemmons, Matt Billings, Heather Thomas, Mark Farley, Angie Wells, Megan Spurgeon, Ben Rodgers, Adam Poe, Stacey Baxter, James Mills, Jon Ward, Ryan Barnhart, Tony Whiteaker, Jay Albrecht, Luke Eldridge, Ali Bagci [...]

10 01, 2023

Pitch It! Competition Returns, Submissions Currently Accepted

2023-01-10T16:43:53+00:00January 10th, 2023|Economic & Community Development, Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

Are you in recovery? Do you have dreams of opening a small business? Tell us about your dream of opening your own small business! UCDD in conjunction with Recovery2Work and The Biz Foundry has announced an opportunity to make someone’s small business dreams a reality with a $15,000 grant! In 2,000 words or less tell us your [...]

29 12, 2022

RCP Families Give Back During 2022 Holiday Season

2022-12-29T03:51:42+00:00December 29th, 2022|Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on RCP Families Give Back During 2022 Holiday Season

Each year, UCDD's relative caregiver program asks the caregiver families to come together and give back to the community in one way or another, either by making get-well cards for the elderly in the nursing homes or donating their time to help the community in some way. This year the relative caregiver program requested [...]

29 12, 2022

Upper Cumberland SHIP to Host FREE Welcome to Medicare Classes in Overton, Cumberland Counties

2022-12-29T01:26:46+00:00December 29th, 2022|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on Upper Cumberland SHIP to Host FREE Welcome to Medicare Classes in Overton, Cumberland Counties

Are you eligible for Medicare and curious about your plan options? Upper Cumberland SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) is conducting a series of FREE Welcome to Medicare! Classes during the month of January on the following dates: Jan. 17 from 10 a.m. until noon at the Upper Cumberland Development District (UCDD) office located at [...]

25 12, 2022

RCP Educational Workshop: Making Cents in the Kitchen

2022-12-26T02:40:42+00:00December 25th, 2022|Housing & Family Services, Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on RCP Educational Workshop: Making Cents in the Kitchen

Recently, UCDD's Relative Caregiver Program partnered with Putnam County UT Extension to hold a workshop to educate relative caregivers on how to cook for the holidays on a budget. UT Extension representatives explained and demonstrated each step of preparation. The prepared meal of turkey, dressing, green beans, cranberry sauce, and a wonderful dessert of pumpkin muffins [...]

22 12, 2022

UCDD, UCHRA Recognize Employees, Communities During 2022 Annual Meeting

2022-12-23T05:23:36+00:00December 22nd, 2022|Regional News, UCDD News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on UCDD, UCHRA Recognize Employees, Communities During 2022 Annual Meeting

UPPER CUMBERLAND — During the agencies’ annual meeting, several employees of the Upper Cumberland Development District (UCDD) and Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) selected as departmental employees of the year, were recognized for their efforts. Two additional employees were recognized by Executive Director Mark Farley for their outstanding work during the 2022 calendar [...]

8 12, 2022

TDOT Awards Multimodal Access Grants to Gainesboro, Hartsville 

2022-12-08T19:44:21+00:00December 8th, 2022|Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on TDOT Awards Multimodal Access Grants to Gainesboro, Hartsville 

UPPER CUMBERLAND – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) recently announced multimodal access grant awards to two communities within the Dale Hollow Rural Planning Organization (RPO) region: Gainesboro and Hartsville-Trousdale County. Both awards will fund the design and construction of new sidewalks. The Town of Gainesboro applied for a new sidewalk from the intersection of [...]

1 12, 2022

Roberson Appointed to TSPN Advisory Council

2022-12-01T16:12:44+00:00December 1st, 2022|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on Roberson Appointed to TSPN Advisory Council

Congratulations to Jessica Roberson, Information and Assistance Specialist/AAAD Disaster Preparedness Coordinator, on her recent appointment to the Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network (TSPN) Advisory Council. "It is with great excitement that I congratulate you for your appointment to TSPN's Advisory Council," a letter from Marie Williams, Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance [...]

1 12, 2022

Grading Project Complete at Clarkrange Regional Business Park

2022-12-01T14:29:46+00:00December 1st, 2022|Economic & Community Development, Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on Grading Project Complete at Clarkrange Regional Business Park

Grading work of approximately eight acres in the Clarkrange Regional Business Park (CRBP) is now complete. Local Industrial Development Board (IDB) members gathered at the site, located in southern Fentress County, recently to mark the occasion.  “We are excited to have this major step completed,” said Joe Wheeler, IDB Chairman. “Having a site in the [...]

4 11, 2022

November Relative Caregiver Calendar Announced

2022-12-05T17:18:38+00:00November 4th, 2022|Housing & Family Services, Housing Public Notices, Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on November Relative Caregiver Calendar Announced

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 this month. Please contact Melissa Allison at 931-476-4127, if [...]

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