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29 07, 2022

Upper Cumberland SHIP to Host FREE Welcome to Medicare Classes in Cumberland County

2022-07-29T20:41:32+00:00July 29th, 2022|Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on Upper Cumberland SHIP to Host FREE Welcome to Medicare Classes in Cumberland County

Are you eligible for Medicare and curious about your plan options? Upper Cumberland SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) is conducting a FREE Welcome to Medicare! class on Aug. 8 from 9 a.m. until noon at the Art Circle Library located at 3 East St. in Crossville. This class will consist of training on Medicare [...]

29 07, 2022

Macon, Lafayette Secure 130-Acre Industrial Development Site With Assistance From UCDD

2022-08-01T15:38:21+00:00July 29th, 2022|UCDD News|Comments Off on Macon, Lafayette Secure 130-Acre Industrial Development Site With Assistance From UCDD

On Monday, July 25, the City of Lafayette and Macon County closed on the purchase of 130 acres of property eyed for industrial development.   The 130-acre addition more than doubles the existing footprint of the Lafayette/ Macon County Industrial Park, expanding opportunities for business and industry recruitment to Macon County.   “This is a [...]

14 07, 2022

UCDD partners with Bull and Thistle to Host Gainesboro Bicentennial Lecture Series

2022-07-14T15:53:01+00:00July 14th, 2022|Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on UCDD partners with Bull and Thistle to Host Gainesboro Bicentennial Lecture Series

Beginning July 30, the Upper Cumberland Development District (UCDD) will partner with the Bull and Thistle restaurant to host the Gainesboro Bicentennial (Plus Two) Lecture Series on Saturday mornings. Historians and other experts will present on subjects related to Gainesboro and Jackson County history. Attendees should arrive at the Bull and Thistle at 9:45 a.m. [...]

7 07, 2022

Inaugural Economic Development Summit Announced

2022-07-07T17:23:30+00:00July 7th, 2022|Regional News, UCDD News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Inaugural Economic Development Summit Announced

Mark your calendars!   The Inaugural Economic Development Summit is coming to Tennessee Tech University Aug. 9-10, 2022!   Keynote speakers include Senator Bill Hagerty, Congressman John Rose, and Speaker Cameron Sexton. The focus is rural economic development for Tennessee, and primary topics include: Education & Workforce Development, Agriculture, Funding & Financing, Industry, TTU Center [...]

6 07, 2022

UCDD Offers Relative Caregiver, Housing Assistance

2022-07-06T22:59:10+00:00July 6th, 2022|Housing Public Notices, Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on UCDD Offers Relative Caregiver, Housing Assistance

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 you [...]

17 06, 2022

Relative Caregiver workshop held

2022-06-17T17:19:28+00:00June 17th, 2022|Housing & Family Services, Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on Relative Caregiver workshop held

A Relative Caregiver workshop was held on June 16 at the Upper Cumberland Development District office. This event provided parents and caregivers tips and insight regarding internet safety; providing increased awareness about the potential dangers that lurk in online gaming forums and on social media channels such as Snapchat, Instagram, and TikTok. Special thanks to [...]

15 06, 2022

Wish You Were Here Returns June 23

2022-06-15T19:48:13+00:00June 15th, 2022|Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on Wish You Were Here Returns June 23

My, oh my how the time flies in the beautiful Upper Cumberland! Set your TVs and mark your calendars - it's almost time for the second episode of Wish You Were Here! The episode will air on Thursday, June 23 at 8:30 p.m. on WCTE PBS channel 22 and will also be available for viewers [...]

14 06, 2022

Tennessee Arts Commission’s Arts Build Communities (ABC) Grant Application Now Open

2022-06-14T18:59:09+00:00June 14th, 2022|Economic & Community Development, Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on Tennessee Arts Commission’s Arts Build Communities (ABC) Grant Application Now Open

Upper Cumberland nonprofit organizations may now apply for the Tennessee Arts Commission’s Arts Build Communities (ABC) grants for arts projects that broaden access to arts experiences, address community quality of life issues through the arts, or enhance sustainability of asset-based cultural enterprises. The Upper Cumberland Development District (UCDD) administers ABC grants in Upper Cumberland. The [...]

31 05, 2022

Upper Cumberland SHIP to Host FREE Welcome to Medicare Classes in Cumberland County

2022-05-31T18:20:25+00:00May 31st, 2022|Regional News, UCDD News|Comments Off on Upper Cumberland SHIP to Host FREE Welcome to Medicare Classes in Cumberland County

Are you eligible for Medicare and curious about your plan options? Upper Cumberland SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) is conducting a FREE Welcome to Medicare! class this month on June 6 from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the Art Circle Library located at 3 East St. in Crossville. This class will consist of [...]

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