Articles by: Kathy Nothstine

  • Vibrant Rural Communities: Rome, Georgia

    Posted on: July 21st, 2012 by Kathy Nothstine

    Public investment helped make Rome’s downtown attractive to residents and businesses.Over 30 years the City of Rome and Floyd County have invested in public spaces, facilities, and infrastructure like the clock tower, library, town green, and pedestrian bridge shown here....

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  • Livable Regions and Communities in Appalachia: Kingsport Workshop

    Posted on: July 17th, 2012 by Kathy Nothstine

    On July 12, 2012, the Appalachian Regional Commission (http://www NULL.arc NULL.gov/index NULL.asp) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Sustainable Communities (http://www NULL.epa NULL.gov/smartgrowth/index NULL.htm), in partnership with the NADO Research Foundation, the Development District Association of Appalachia (http://www...

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  • Upcoming Webinars and Conferences for Planners

    Posted on: July 13th, 2012 by Kathy Nothstine

    There are several upcoming webinars and conferences that may be of interest to NADO members: In July 2012, the National Endowment for the Arts (http://www NULL.nea NULL.gov/) will host three webinars to talk with experts in creative placemaking about current...

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  • NADO Participates in NACDEP Conference

    Posted on: May 22nd, 2012 by Kathy Nothstine

    On May 21, NADO participated in a panel discussion at the National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals (http://nacdep NULL.net/) (NACDEP) Annual Conference in Park City, Utah. Cheryal Lee Hills, Executive Director of the Region Five Development Commission (http://www NULL.regionfive...

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  • Webinar: Effective Strategies for Engaging Your Community

    Posted on: May 17th, 2012 by Kathy Nothstine

    The National Association of Counties (http://www NULL.naco NULL.org/Pages/default NULL.aspx) (NACo), in partnership with the NADO Research Foundation, hosted a webinar on June 12, 2012, to train planners and other stakeholders on how to engage their communities. The webinar was recorded...

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  • Livable Regions and Communities in Appalachia: Cartersville Workshop

    Posted on: May 16th, 2012 by Kathy Nothstine

    On May 15, 2012, the Appalachian Regional Commission (http://www NULL.arc NULL.gov/index NULL.asp) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Sustainable Communities (http://www NULL.epa NULL.gov/smartgrowth/index NULL.htm), in partnership with the NADO Research Foundation, the Development District Association of Appalachia (http://www...

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  • HUD Rural Grantees Workshop

    Posted on: May 2nd, 2012 by Kathy Nothstine

    On April 26-27, NADO Research Foundation hosted a workshop with a small group of HUD SCI grantees working in rural areas and small town settings. Workshop materials available for download are listed below. Workshop Agenda and Participant Information (PDF) Map ...

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  • Why HUD’s Sustainable Communities Initiative Means Local Jobs and Economic Development

    Posted on: March 23rd, 2012 by Kathy Nothstine

    On March 21, NADO hosted a briefing, “Why HUD’s Sustainable Communities Initiative Means Local Jobs and Economic Development,” co-sponsored by Senator Robert Menendez’s (D-NJ) office. In an effort to foster the creation and implementation of regional development strategies, the U.S....

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  • Apply Now for the 2012 NADO Innovation Award

    Posted on: March 15th, 2012 by Kathy Nothstine

    Online applications are now being accepted here (http://www NULL.zoomerang NULL.com/Survey/WEB22F44ZZZLRR) for the 2012 NADO Innovation Award. Each year, NADO recognizes those organizations that demonstrate innovative approaches to regional economic and community development with this national award. The Innovation Award honors...

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  • Webinar: Rural Coalition Building

    Posted on: February 24th, 2012 by Kathy Nothstine

    On February 23, 2012, NADO Research Foundation hosted a web-based discussion about rural coalition building. This webinar explored the unique challenges and opportunities affecting coalition building in rural and small town settings. The discussion covered such topics as building consortiums,...

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