Monthly Archives: October 2012

Façades, Festivals, and Footpaths: Greenville, Kentucky’s Downtown Redevelopment

A Walk Down Main Street Five years ago if you took a stroll down Main Street in Greenville, Kentucky on a Saturday night you would have likely walked on deteriorated sidewalks, peered into vacant storefronts with dilapidated façades, and felt...

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Joe McKinney Named NADO Executive Director

Following a nationwide search, the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) is pleased to announce that Joe C. McKinney has been named the association’s new Executive Director.  Upon the recommendation of the NADO Executive Committee, NADO’s Board of Directors approved...

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Rural Community Spotlight: Lavonia, Georgia

This case study was researched and written by Parrish Bergquist, NADO Research Foundation Graduate Fellow. Anticipating explosive growth associated with a new state-of-the-art medical center, Lavonia, Georgia, is working to balance new economic activity with its cultural heritage. By enhancing...

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2012 NADO Innovation Awards

The National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) annual Innovation Awards program has been acknowledging creative approaches to regional community and economic development since 1986. Since the program’s inception, more than 1,300 projects have been honored. The 2012 Innovation Award winners are making a difference in their...

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