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28 08, 2020

Notice of ESG COVID-19 (ESG-CV) Funding Amendment

2020-08-28T21:15:00+00:00August 28th, 2020|ECD Public Notices, Housing Public Notices, Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

The Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) has released an amendment to the 2019-2020 State of Tennessee Annual Action Plan detailing new COVID-19 CARES Act funding for the Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program. The ESG program has received an allocation of $11,148,024 to prepare for and respond to COVID-19 related impacts for persons who are homeless [...]

18 08, 2020

Area Business Leaders, Entrepreneurs Join Congressman Rose in Small Business Town Hall

2020-08-27T20:01:53+00:00August 18th, 2020|Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

Pictured, from left: Mark Farley, UCDD Executive Director; Maegan Smith, Small Business Development Advisor; Tyler Asher, Small Business Development Center Director; and, Britt Aikers, owner of One Hour Martinizing in Cookeville. UPPER CUMBERLAND — Leaders of both the Upper Cumberland Development District (UCDD) and the Small Business Development Center at UCDD joined Congressman [...]

10 08, 2020

UCDD, Regional Partners Announce $1M Grant Award

2020-08-27T14:04:24+00:00August 10th, 2020|Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

BAXTER, TENN. — White House officials, state and local elected officials, community partners, and officials with the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration gathered at the Baxter Welcome Center/Depot Monday to celebrate the announcement a $1 million grant award that will provide funding for the extension of a sewer line and water line upgrades [...]

16 06, 2020

UCAAD Caring Corner Video Series

2020-08-31T21:14:15+00:00June 16th, 2020|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Housing & Family Services, UCDD News|0 Comments

The Upper Cumberland Development District (UCDD) and the Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging & Disability (UCAAAD) have announced the Caring Corner, a virtual support group for those caring for loved ones. In this video series, our knowledgeable staff share information and resources available to family caregivers and answer questions. To enroll in the Caring Corner [...]

8 10, 2019

2019 Senior & Caregiver Expo to Host Caregiver Training

2019-10-08T21:49:12+00:00October 8th, 2019|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, UCDD News|0 Comments

Just as the leaves are turning shades for Autumn, the 18th annual Senior & Caregiver Expo is quickly approaching. The event is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM at Life Church in Cookeville, Tenn. This year's Expo has a new addition to further enhance the experience [...]

28 08, 2019

Organizers Announce Date for 18th Annual Upper Cumberland Senior and Caregiver Expo

2019-08-28T14:26:07+00:00August 28th, 2019|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, UCDD News|0 Comments

Plans are taking shape for the 18th Annual Upper Cumberland Senior and Caregiver Expo which is scheduled to take place Tuesday, October 22, 2019, from 8:30am to 1:00pm at Life Church in Cookeville, Tenn. Organized by the Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability, a division of the Upper Cumberland Development District, the Senior [...]

12 08, 2019

Senator Paul Bailey Receives “Legislator of the Year” Award

2019-08-12T14:30:44+00:00August 12th, 2019|Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

Senator Paul Bailey received the "Legislator of the Year" Award from the Tennessee Development District Association (TDDA) and the Upper Cumberland Development District (UCDD). Senator Bailey was presented the award on June 7 at the 2019 Grants Conference and Legislative Update held in Cookeville, Tenn. The TDDA is an association of Tennessee's nine development districts, [...]

6 08, 2019

Smith County Leadership Class of 2018 Awarded TN Arts Commission Arts Build Communities Grant for Mural Installation

2019-08-06T14:58:33+00:00August 6th, 2019|Economic & Community Development, Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

The Tennessee Arts Commission and the Upper Cumberland Development District are pleased to announce that Leadership Opportunity of Smith County has completed a project with the Arts Build Communities Grant from the Tennessee Arts Commission. Leadership Opportunity of Smith County applied $1,155.50 in grant funds for a mural installation in Carthage which was matched by [...]

29 07, 2019

UCDD and UCHRA Executive Director Appointed to Regional Substance Abuse Advisory Council

2019-07-29T17:16:33+00:00July 29th, 2019|Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

Recently, Mark Farley, Upper Cumberland Development District and Human Resource Agency Executive Director, was appointed to the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Substance Abuse Advisory Council (SAAC), a 24-member volunteer advisory group of leaders from law enforcement, recovery services, health, economic development, private industry, education, state government and other sectors. Members of ARC’s Substance Abuse Advisory [...]

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