In The News

KHEAA Offers $500 Scholarship

By Tim on 05/08/2018 9:30 AM
Any upcoming junior for the 2018-2019 year who attends a public or private high school that participates in the Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) program may enter to win a $500 scholarship.  Deadline for submissions is May 31, 2018. If interested, submit an essay about either ‘How I will inspire others to do better’, or ‘How education makes...
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SUMMER REMINDERS

By Tim Kitts on 05/07/2018 9:30 AM
Only outdoor furniture should be used on porches. Residents are responsible for keeping any potted flowers or vegetables, yard décor and other objects only on porches and out of mowing zones. Yard crew workers are not responsible for removing items from the lawn area prior to mowing. Residents who have  flowers or vegetables planted alongside buildings are r...
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Save the Date!

By Tim Kitts on 05/04/2018 9:30 AM
Strong Families Initiative All across the country, public housing authorities are gearing up for HUD’s annual Strong Families that focuses on both the parents and aims to connect men and women to resources that will aid in improving economic outcomes for successful families, and to unify the family. The Housing Authority of Danville will participate in this event ...
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Become a Senior Companion Volunteer

By Tim on 05/03/2018 9:30 AM
Residents age 55 or older who are active and like to help others in volunteer service have an income opportunity.  Bluegrass Community Action Partnership (BGCAP) needs some new Senior Companion volunteers!  Must meet income limits.  Benefits include a tax-free stipend of $2.65/hour that supplements their other income, a free annual physical exam, reimbursement for travel cost to c...
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Smoke-Free Policy

By Tim Kitts on 05/02/2018 9:30 AM
The new Smoke Free Policy is now in place.  All residents should have signed their Smoke Free Lease Addendum and returned it to the office.  Residents are reminded that violating the policy will result in the following actions by the Housing Authority:   First documented complaint will result in a written warning letter issued to the resident with a copy pl...
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News from the Executive Director

By Tim on 05/01/2018 9:30 AM
We have officially begun enrolling residents into our Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program! Our program participants are receiving individualized case management services which assist them as they begin to work towards the goals they have set. Some of the goals that were set by our participants during the month of April included purchasing a new vehicle, repairing credit scores, and enhancing...
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Main Street Live

By Tim Kitts on 04/18/2018 9:00 AM
MAIN STREET LIVEThursday, April 19th 6:30 PM— 8:00 PMLocal Food and Live Music features Isle of Eight, Lexington KY rock band launched in 2014 that features indie rock. 
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Adult How To: Small Appliances

By Tim Kitts on 04/17/2018 9:00 AM
ADULT HOW TO —SMALL APPLIANCESApril 23rd at 6:00 pm at Boyle Co. Public Library.Learn about today’s small appliances including toaster ovens, electric pressure cookers and more.Gain insight on how to purchase, use and care for appliances that help you save time and prepare healthy meals.Review and discuss both advantages and challenges of some small appliances and recip...
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Earth Day

By Tim Kitts on 04/16/2018 9:00 AM
EARTH DAYSaturday, April 21, 2018 11:00 am – 3:00 PMBluegrass Community & Technical College parking lot located at Corporate Drive and Leba-non Road.FREE celebration includes fun children’s activities, educational information on recycling, conservation, gardens, tree planting and more.Enjoy music by The Local Honeys, food truck sales and 32 vendors showing products....
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Butterfly Plants

By Tim Kitts on 04/07/2018 9:00 AM
BUTTERFLY PLANTSFriday April 20, 2018 3:00 PMBoyle Co. Public LibraryLearn how to attract butterflies with plantsClass is FREE but do call 236-4484 in advance to register.
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New Medicare Cards

By Tim Kitts on 04/05/2018 9:00 AM
Medicare cards are stepping into the twenty-first century. New cards will be mailed beginning in April 2018. Your new card will have a specific ID number just for you, one that is NOT your Social Security number. You don’t have to do anything to get your new card. All coverage and benefits you selected will stay the same. There is ...
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Lunch and Learn

By Tim Kitts on 04/04/2018 12:00 PM
“PARMESAN CHICKEN” — Learn how to make healthy and economical meals at home. Join us for FREE Lunch and Learn program on the 1st Thursday of each month at Noon at the Boyle Co. Extension Office. You will get to sample the recipe of the month from the 2018 Food & Nutrition Calendar, join in a discussion of nutrition, safe food preparation, and much more. Since this quick,...
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Be Safe In Severe Weather

By Tim Kitts on 04/04/2018 9:00 AM
Spring brings severe weather threats to our area - - floods, thunderstorms and tornadoes. When you hear outdoor warning sirens, go indoors and get more informationfrom your TV, radio or weather service. If you are caught outside, take shelter in low area. If you are in a vehicle, get out of the vehicle and seek safe sh...
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Bate-Wood Community Garden

By Tim on 04/03/2018 9:00 AM
It’s nearly planting time! The Housing Authority is seeking Bate Wood residents who would like to grow their own produce and will work in the community garden. If interested, contact the office at 236-6116 and give your name, address and phone number to be contacted in April. The Housing Authority will arrange a group meeting and ...
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Countdown to Smoke-Free Policy: 31 Days

By Tim on 03/01/2018 9:00 AM
What you need to know about the Smoke-Free Policy: The PHA has not designated any smoking areas on the PHA’s property. Residents may not discard smoking products on the property. Use of ENDS (Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems) is not permitted in public housing units, common areas, or in out door  areas within 25 feet from housing and administrative buildings. The sm...
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Freedom from Smoking Classes

By Tim on 02/09/2018 3:00 PM
To assist residents who may want to quit smoking, the Housing Authority has partnered with Ephraim McDowell Commonwealth Cancer Center and Boyle Co. Health Dept. to offer two Freedom from Smoking Classes.  Classes are every Tuesday for eight (8) weeks and begin Tuesday, February 6th.  A morning Class begins at 10:30 AM and meets in the Arnold Tower Community Room.  An evening clas...
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News from the Executive Director

By Tim Kitts on 02/01/2018 8:00 AM
I hope 2018 has started out well for everyone and you are staying warm and healthy during this cold and flu season.The above picture is from Zerin, age 18, from King County Housing Authority in Washington. Zerin is the 2018 “What Home Means to Me” Poster Contest Grand Prize Winner.As part of NAHRO's Housing America campaign, a poster contest is held each year for children...
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What Home Means To Me

By Tim on 01/29/2018 12:00 PM
As part of NAHRO's Housing America campaign, a poster contest is held each year for children residing in affordable housing and community developments owned or administered by NAHRO member agencies. Posters reflect the national theme of “What Home Means to Me.” There are 3 categories for individuals to participate, Elementary (K—5th grade), Middle School (6th&mda...
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Resident Parking

By Tim Kitts on 01/26/2018 2:00 PM
Just a reminder to all Arnold Tower residents that the Parking Policy at this site is now being closely enforced as of January 1, 2018. Please be sure to advise family members and other visitors of the parking policy and let them know where appropriate parking is located.
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We're Open!

By Tim Kitts on 01/23/2018 2:30 PM
How does the Government Shutdown effect Public Housing? If you live in public housing, work for a public housing agency, or partner with a public housing agency, you may have been asking this question recently. As you know, the Federal Government’s spending authority expired at midnight on Friday, January 19, 2018 as Congress could not pass a spending budget. Therefore, most HUD programs w...
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