Purchase Area Development District http://wkms.org en New $500k Microloan Program for Small Businesses http://wkms.org/post/new-500k-microloan-program-small-businesses <p>A new half-million dollar microloan program is seeking small businesses and entrepreneurs in the region. Marta Elliot, Purchase Area Development District Business Lending Director, and Chris Wooldridge, District Director of Murray State's Small Business Development Center, have partnered to bring awareness of this new loan available from the Small Business Administration and speak about it with Kate on <em>Sounds Good.</em></p><p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 21:51:13 +0000 Kate Lochte 38655 at http://wkms.org New $500k Microloan Program for Small Businesses Purchase Area Development District Receives $500K in SBA Microloan Funding http://wkms.org/post/purchase-area-development-district-receives-500k-sba-microloan-funding <p>The Purchase Area Development District has received $500,000 from the U.S. Small Business Administration to assist new or expanding businesses in seeking an SBA microloan.</p><p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 18:19:45 +0000 John Null 38616 at http://wkms.org Purchase Area Development District Receives $500K in SBA Microloan Funding Mayfield Seeks Funding To Build Farmers' Market Pavillion http://wkms.org/post/mayfield-seeks-funding-build-farmers-market-pavillion <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mayfield City Officials are seeking grant funding to buy land for a new farmers’ market. &nbsp;Mayor Teresa Cantrell said currently the town's market has no permanent home and sets up on the downtown square on Saturday mornings and a borrowed church parking lot on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.&nbsp;</span></p><div><div>“We thought that was something communities needed, especially small rural communities like Mayfield," said Cantrell. "We need our farmers’ market and they needed a home to conduct their activities. It needs to be a visible place where they can get drive-by traffic and have regular hours.”</div> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 16:10:25 +0000 Rob Canning 32220 at http://wkms.org Mayfield Seeks Funding To Build Farmers' Market Pavillion PACRO Plans to Assist Displaced Plant Workers http://wkms.org/post/pacro-plans-assist-displaced-plant-workers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Paducah Area Community Reuse Organization or </span>PACRO<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is working with union and economic development officials to garner support for soon to be unemployed workers at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant. </span>USEC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> announced last week it won't <a href="http://www.wkms.org/post/us-department-energy-seeks-proposals-extend-operations-gaseous-diffusion-plant">continue</a> it's enriching process at the Department of Energy owned site.&nbsp; </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Purchase Area Development District Special Projects Coordinator Mary-Anne Medlock said workers will soon receive a survey to help understand the plant's demographics to aid in an seeking an emergency grant from the Department of Labor.</span></p><p> Thu, 30 May 2013 17:52:57 +0000 Rob Canning 31821 at http://wkms.org PACRO Plans to Assist Displaced Plant Workers PADD's Emily Clime Previews Purchase Area Senior Games http://wkms.org/post/padds-emily-clime-previews-purchase-area-senior-games <p>Purchase Area Development District's Emily Clime joins us for the second hour of <em>Sounds Good</em> with information about the Purchase Area Senior Games, May 6th through the 10th, the first step in qualifying for the Kentucky State Senior Games in Frankfort in September.</p><p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 21:06:07 +0000 Kate Lochte 30595 at http://wkms.org PADD's Emily Clime Previews Purchase Area Senior Games