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1911, 2020

IT Specialist

November 19th, 2020|Categories: Career Opportunities, Careers|

UCDD and UCHRA have an opening for an IT Specialist. Interested applicants should email a resume to careers@ucdd.org by Friday, November 27, 2020. The IT Specialist: Assists in the process of developing and implementing the MIS system for maximum [...]

2710, 2020

2019-2020 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

October 27th, 2020|Categories: Housing & Family Services, Housing Public Notices, Regional News, UCDD News|

THDA Public Notice: Housing and Community Development Activities in Tennessee In the recently released 2019-2020 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER), the Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) describes how federal CDBG, ESG, HOME, HOPWA, [...]

1910, 2020

Administrative Assistant

October 19th, 2020|Categories: Career Opportunities, Careers|

Position: Administrative Assistant Location: Putnam County Job Description: The Upper Cumberland Development District/Area Agency on Aging and Disability has an opening for an Administrative Assistant. Responsibilities include preparing and disseminating correspondence with staff, subcontractors, and board members; [...]

1606, 2020

Notice of CDBG COVID-19 (CDBG-CV) Funding Amendment: June 17-23, 2020

June 16th, 2020|Categories: Economic & Community Development, Housing Public Notices|

Notice of CDBG COVID-19 (CDBG-CV) Funding Amendment Review and Comment: June 17-23, 2020 https://thda.org/research-planning/consolidated-planning   The Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) and Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD) have released an amendment to [...]

704, 2020

RuPI Grant Applications For Center Hill RPO

April 7th, 2020|Categories: ECD Public Notices, Economic & Community Development|

Rural Planning Initiative (RuPI) Purpose :This program is intended to help rural communities identify needs and promote solutions that lead to an interconnected community with efficient modes of transportation. This initial year 2020, will be [...]

704, 2020

RuPI Grant Applications For Dale Hollow RPO

April 7th, 2020|Categories: ECD Public Notices, Economic & Community Development, Uncategorized|

Rural Planning Initiative (RuPI) Purpose :This program is intended to help rural communities identify needs and promote solutions that lead to an interconnected community with efficient modes of transportation. This initial year 2020, will be [...]

411, 2019

Senior & Caregiver Expo Attracts Record Number of Attendees

November 4th, 2019|Categories: Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Regional News|

The Upper Cumberland Senior and Caregiver Expo held on Tuesday, October 22 at Life Church in Cookeville attracted 920 attendees, breaking the event’s attendance record from the past several years. Organized by the Upper Cumberland [...]

810, 2019

2019 Senior & Caregiver Expo to Host Caregiver Training

October 8th, 2019|Categories: Area Agency on Aging & Disability, UCDD News|

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 [...]

3009, 2019

New Platinum Sponsors Welcomed to 18th Annual Upper Cumberland Senior and Caregiver Expo

September 30th, 2019|Categories: Area Agency on Aging & Disability|

As planning for the Senior & Caregiver Expo comes to fruition, the red carpet has just rolled out for three new community partners to take the stage beside other platinum sponsors. These corporate sponsors will [...]

2009, 2019

Labor Statistics Quick Links

September 20th, 2019|Categories: GIS|Tags: , |

The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides timely data regarding employment trends. Below is a list of useful links for the fourteen counties of the Upper Cumberland. CountyUnemployment RateUnemploymentEmploymentLabor Force CannonLinkLinkLinkLink ClayLinkLinkLinkLink CumberlandLinkLinkLinkLink DekalbLinkLinkLinkLink FentressLinkLinkLinkLink JacksonLinkLinkLinkLink [...]

2808, 2019

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

August 28th, 2019|Categories: Area Agency on Aging & Disability, UCDD News|

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 [...]

1208, 2019

Senator Paul Bailey Receives “Legislator of the Year” Award

August 12th, 2019|Categories: Regional News, UCDD News|

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 [...]

608, 2019

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

August 6th, 2019|Categories: Economic & Community Development, Regional News, UCDD News|

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. [...]

1707, 2019

THDA Awards Home Repair Funds to Spencer and Van Buren County

July 17th, 2019|Categories: Economic & Community Development, Regional News, UCDD News|

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 [...]

2205, 2019

Viola Receives Fire Truck Funded By A Community Development Block Grant

May 22nd, 2019|Categories: Economic & Community Development|

VIOLA – The Town of Viola recently received a new fire truck which was funded by the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program administered by the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD). Viola [...]

1204, 2019

Informatics Blog Going Live

April 12th, 2019|Categories: GIS|

In the near future, the Informatics Blog will be going live.  Hosted by Chuck Sutherland, this blog will have a GIS-centric theme.  Look forward to all things UC GIS!  

1312, 2018

Joint Meeting Of The Dale Hollow RPO

December 13th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Technical Committee and Executive Board of the Dale Hollow RPO will meet on December 20, 2018 @ 10:30 a.m. at the Leslie Town Centre.  The following documents are for this meetings: Dale Hollow RPO [...]

1212, 2018

Donation Drive to Benefit Relative Caregiver Families

December 12th, 2018|Categories: Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Housing & Family Services, Regional News, UCDD News|

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 [...]

612, 2018

Solid Waste GIS Mappings

December 6th, 2018|Categories: Regional News, UCDD News|

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 [...]

2011, 2018

Historic courthouse will showcase Clay County heritage

November 20th, 2018|Categories: Economic & Community Development, Regional News, UCDD News|

On November 8, local officials welcomed visitors to the Clay County Courthouse to celebrate the installation of nine large display panels, each showcasing a different subject of Clay County history. The welcoming event capped off [...]

1009, 2018

Congressman Black Receives National Aging Impact Award

September 10th, 2018|Categories: Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Regional News, UCDD News|Tags: , , , , , , |

COOKEVILLE, TENN—August 30, 2018 - Congressman Diane Black will be honored for her continued advocacy for older adults with the National Aging Impact Award from the Southeastern Association of Area Agencies on Aging (SE4A). Nominated [...]

2908, 2018

Smith County Whipper Snappers Win Upper Cumberland Senior Brain Game Competition

August 29th, 2018|Categories: Area Agency on Aging & Disability, Regional News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Each year, local senior center teams participate in a battle of the wits to be named Upper Cumberland Senior Brain Games champions and for a chance to challenge other seniors in the state in their [...]

2208, 2018

UCHRA, UCDD Ink Shared Services Agreement

August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Regional News, UCDD News|Tags: , , , , |

COOKEVILLE – An agreement designed to better serve the recipients of resources offered by the Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency and Upper Cumberland Development District was approved Tuesday during the agencies’ Executive Committee meetings. A [...]

1608, 2018

Big Changes Planned for Annual Upper Cumberland Senior Expo

August 16th, 2018|Categories: Area Agency on Aging & Disability|

Planning is underway for the 17th Annual Upper Cumberland Senior and Caregiver Expo, hosted by the Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability (AAAD), with big changes on the horizon. This year, the expo [...]

2407, 2018

City of Baxter Receives Tourism Enhancement Grant

July 24th, 2018|Categories: Economic & Community Development, Regional News|

The City of Baxter receives a $75,000 Tourism Enhancement Grant to build an amphitheater stage in the new "Baxter Seminary Park." Kevin Triplett, Commissioner of Tourist Development, recently came to Baxter to present the check. [...]

507, 2018

Give65 Fundraising Event to Benefit Seniors in the Region

July 5th, 2018|Categories: Area Agency on Aging & Disability|

Cookeville, TN – July 5, 2018– The public is invited GIVE65 at Dogwood Park, a family-friendly fundraising event on July 11, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. The event, hosted by the Upper Cumberland [...]

2205, 2018

Beware of New Medicare Card Phone Scams

May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Area Agency on Aging & Disability|

Tennessee Senior Medicare Patrol(SMP) has received several reports about a phone scam where beneficiaries are told that the caller is from "Medicare" and that they will be getting a new Medicare card. This is true. [...]

2704, 2018

Local Economic Development Professional Graduate of TVA’s Professional Rural Leadership Institute

April 27th, 2018|Categories: Economic & Community Development, UCDD News|

COOKEVILLE, Tennessee – Leah Bane, WIOA Financial Specialist of the Upper Cumberland Development District in Cookeville recently graduated from TVA’s Rural Leadership Institute. The Rural Leadership Institute, developed and sponsored by TVA Economic Development, provides [...]

1304, 2018

Algood To Purchase Historic White Plains

April 13th, 2018|Categories: Economic & Community Development, Regional News|

The City of Algood will be purchasing the historic White Plains home. The city council unanimously approved the $250,000 purchase this week, which includes the house and 2.27 acres. The antebellum home and property has [...]

1204, 2018

SNAP(Food Stamps) Available to Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities

April 12th, 2018|Categories: Area Agency on Aging & Disability|

The Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability is excited to announce a new Partnership in cooperation with the Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability, and the Tennessee Department of Human Services. This partnership [...]

2002, 2018

Welcome to Medicare Class

February 20th, 2018|Categories: Area Agency on Aging & Disability|

Are you turning 65 soon and confused about Medicare benefits and choices? The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) is conducting a free “Welcome to Medicare” class at Art Circle Library in Crossville on Friday [...]

802, 2018

Caring for You, Caring for Me Support Program

February 8th, 2018|Categories: Area Agency on Aging & Disability|

Area of Agency on Aging and Disability (AAAD) will be starting a new cycle of caregiver support meetings in the month of February.  Individuals who are are caregivers, regardless of roles, are invited to attend [...]

2710, 2017

Volunteer Ombudsman Training

October 27th, 2017|Categories: Area Agency on Aging & Disability|Tags: , , , , , , |

Do you want to make a difference? Are you concerned about the needs of older people? Can you work with all types of people? Do you like to follow problems through to resolution?   BE [...]

2809, 2017

Region’s New Memory Care Facility Sponsors Senior Expo

September 28th, 2017|Categories: Area Agency on Aging & Disability|Tags: , , , |

The region’s newest memory care facility has been open for approximately seven weeks and is already getting involved with the community. Bailey Manor located at 580 East Veterans Boulevard in Cookeville, which offers secured assisted [...]

3108, 2017

Seniors and Caregivers Invited to Upcoming Senior Expo

August 31st, 2017|Categories: Area Agency on Aging & Disability|Tags: , , , , |

The Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability (AAAD) invites seniors and caregivers from across the region to attend the 16th Annual Upper Cumberland Senior Expo on Thursday, October 19, 2017, from 9:00am to [...]

1708, 2017

Baxter Seniors Win Upper Cumberland Senior Brain Game Competition

August 17th, 2017|Categories: Area Agency on Aging & Disability|Tags: , , , , |

Each year, local senior center teams participate in a battle of the wits to be named Upper Cumberland Senior Brain Games champions and for a chance to challenge other seniors in the state in their [...]

308, 2017

2017 Arts Build Communities Help Volunteers and Artists Enrich Our Region

August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Economic & Community Development, Regional News|Tags: , , , , , |

The Upper Cumberland Development District received $18,650 from the Tennessee Arts Commission. As grants go, that is a small one to serve 14 counties. You may be surprised what a difference it makes.   Eleven [...]

1406, 2017

Grant Provides Improvements to Senior Nutrition Program

June 14th, 2017|Categories: Area Agency on Aging & Disability|

The Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability (UCAAAD) was awarded the Community Foundation’s Serving Tennessee’s Seniors grant in January in the amount of $23,964 for the Aging Nutrition Program – a program that [...]

106, 2017

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

June 1st, 2017|Categories: ECD Public Notices|

A public meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Tays Grocery, 204 Tayes Ln, Wilder, TN 38589. The purpose of said meeting is to discuss the policies and procedures [...]

3005, 2017

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

May 30th, 2017|Categories: ECD Public Notices|

A public hearing will be held on Monday, June 12, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at the Clay County Government Complex, 145 Cordell Hull Dr., Celina, Tennessee.  The purpose of said meeting is to discuss the [...]

2305, 2017

UCDD Holds Annual Board of Directors Meeting

May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Regional News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

On Tuesday, May 16, the Upper Cumberland Development District held their Annual Board of Directors Meeting at Southern Hills Golf and Country Club. Community partners and development district board members met to commemorate the previous [...]

1603, 2017

Senator Paul Bailey and Representative Ryan Williams Receive “Legislator of the Year” Awards

March 16th, 2017|Categories: Regional News|

TDDA Honors Area Legislators NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 15, 2017 - Senator Paul Bailey and Representative Ryan Williams have received "Legislator of the Year" Awards from the Tennessee Development District Association (TDDA). The awards were made [...]

912, 2016

Upper Cumberland seniors receive food for a holiday meal thanks to community partners

December 9th, 2016|Categories: Area Agency on Aging & Disability|

Seniors across the Upper Cumberland received food to make hot meals this holiday season thanks to generous canned food donations and contributions from multiple community organizations. Each December, the Area Agency on Aging and Disability, [...]

2111, 2016

Warren County Leading the State in Future Advanced Robotics Training

November 21st, 2016|Categories: Economic & Community Development|

McMinnville is gearing up to offer high-tech advanced robotics training in the near future thanks to the largest grant ever awarded to Motlow State Community College. On Wednesday, November 16, Gov. Bill Haslam announced Motlow [...]

1010, 2016

PUBLIC NOTICE

October 10th, 2016|Categories: ECD Public Notices|

ATTENTION CERTIFIED AND LICENSED ICC STATE OF TN DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND INSURANCE HOME INSPECTOR Upper Cumberland Development District (UCDD) is seeking eligible Home Inspectors Licensed and Certified with the TN State Fire Marshalls Office [...]

3003, 2015

Job Growth Expected in Celina, Tenn.

March 30th, 2015|Categories: Cumberland Area Investment Corporation, Economic & Community Development|

Dale Hollow 1 Stop BBQ in Celina, Tenn., will be relocating and expanding in the near future, creating job opportunities in Celina. After receiving capital from Cumberland Area Investment Corporation, a division of the Upper [...]

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