HENDERSON, Ky. – The City of Henderson was named 2017 Community of the Year on Monday, Oct. 2, at the 49th-annual Green River Area Development District annual dinner.
Mayor Steve Austin accepted the award on behalf of the City of Henderson, which was nominated for its Vision Henderson project and the entire community’s ongoing work to put that plan into motion addressing some of the issues identified in the process that began in late 2014.
In just the last year, the work of the Vision Plan has resulted in:
“We are very proud to be selected for GRADD’s Community of the Year Award,” said Mayor Austin. “There was a lot of hard work and community investment that went into -- and continues to go into -- the Vision Plan. It’s good to see the community at work putting it into action.”
Henderson’s Vision Process was previously showcased and won an award for excellence from the American Planning Association, Kentucky Chapter.
GRADD’s annual dinner took place in Owensboro at Reid’s Orchard.