Local Grants Make Big Impact in Kentucky

Posted on 09/30/22 by The AARP Bulletin

The AARP Community Challenge program awarded six grants to Kentucky organizations this year for improvement projects.

  • In Florence, a bicycle rack and bike repair station will be installed at Florence Christian Church for use by residents. 
  • In the Cincinnati metro area, the Campbell County Senior Center in Highland Heights will build two raised-bed planters and host gardening workshops.
  • In the southeastern part of the state, a grant will pay for a 3D printer, pipe benders and a drill press for a program in Hazard that refurbishes used medical equipment and adapts toys to aid people with disabilities. 
  • In Louisville, a park being developed in the city’s underserved California neighborhood will get three fitness stations.
  • In Beaver Dam, old wooden doors will be turned into works of art illustrating the city’s history and mounted  downtown. 
  • Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky will offer intergenerational events around the state for grandparents and grandchildren.

This story is provided by AARP Kentucky. Visit the AARP Kentucky page for more news, events, and programs affecting retirement, health care, and more.

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