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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 [...]

24 07, 2019

UCDD Prepares for Move

2019-07-24T13:27:11+00:00July 24th, 2019|Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

The Upper Cumberland Development District will be moving to their newly constructed facility located at 1104 England Drive, Cookeville, Tenn. in mid-August. The tentative date for opening at their new location is Monday, August 19, 2019. UCDD offices will be closed at their current location at 1225 South Willow Avenue, Cookeville on Friday, August 16th [...]

17 07, 2019

THDA Awards Home Repair Funds to Spencer and Van Buren County

2019-07-17T19:01:13+00:00July 17th, 2019|Economic & Community Development, Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

VAN BUREN COUNTY, Tenn. (July 11, 2019) – Van Buren County and the City of Spencer have each secured a $375,000 HOME program grant from the Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) to help local families with home repairs.   “With these funds, we have the opportunity to make a significant improvement in the quality of [...]

21 02, 2019

Clay County Awarded Creative Placement Grant

2019-02-21T22:53:56+00:00February 21st, 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 Clay County has been awarded the Creative Placemaking Grant for arts enhancement of the county’s historic courthouse. Clay County, with assistance from the Upper Cumberland Development District, applied for and was awarded the maximum amount of $8,000, which was matched [...]

12 12, 2018

Donation Drive to Benefit Relative Caregiver Families

2018-12-12T16:19:22+00:00December 12th, 2018|Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Housing & Family Services, Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

This December, the Upper Cumberland Relative Caregiver Program (RCP), in partnership with the Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability and Quality of Families, is holding a donation drive of household basics to benefit relative caregiver families in the Upper Cumberland region. Organizers are asking for donations of toiletries, laundry detergent, dish-washing detergent, paper [...]

6 12, 2018

Solid Waste GIS Mappings

2018-12-10T14:36:32+00:00December 6th, 2018|Regional News, UCDD News|0 Comments

Counties benefit from recycling in a number of ways.  Recycling brings revenue to the county, reduce disposal costs and helps the county reach the 25% diversion rate as required by the State of Tennessee.  This database is a list of Vendors that recycle in the Upper Cumberland area.  Also listed are the materials they recycle.  [...]

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