Regional award winners highlight lincoln trail area development district’s 53rd annual meeting

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The Lincoln Trail Area Development District’s (LTADD) Fifty-Third Annual Meeting on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, was highlighted by the presentation of the LTADD Board of Directors’ prestigious Palmer ‘Pete’ Peterson Award to Ms. Dorothy Logsdon of Washington County; and the acceptance of the “Dorothy Dolle Award” by Ms. Daisy Coleman of Meade County.

Conducted virtually, outgoing LTADD Chair, Ms. Kendra Scott of Hardin County served as Master of Ceremonies, welcoming guests from the region’s eight counties and other areas of the Commonwealth. U.S. Senator Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and Senator Rand Paul along with Congressmen Brett Guthrie and James Comer submitted video messages in honor of the 53rd Annual Meeting.

Ms. Dorothy Logsdon of Washington County was presented with the LTADD Board of Directors’ Palmer ‘Pete’ Peterson Award. This award is presented annually in memory of Pete Peterson, a former staff member of the LTADD, to an outstanding member of the Board of Directors. The recipient is recognized for their outstanding leadership, cooperation and dedication to the aims of the LTADD.

Ms. Daisy Coleman of Meade County was the recipient of the Dorothy Dolle Award, which is presented annually to an older American within the Lincoln Trail region who demonstrates service and dedication to the cause of Older Americans in the region and exemplifies the standards, dedication, and service set by Ms. Dolle, also a former LTADD employee.

The 2021-2022 Officers for the LTADD were recognized and sworn in during the meeting:

MR. GEORGE SPRAGENS (Lebanon, Marion County) - CHAIR

JUDGE DAVID DAUGHERTY (Marion County) - 1ST VICE CHAIR MAYOR RONNIE JOYNER (Brandenburg, Meade County) - 2ND VICE CHAIR JUDGE TIMOTHY GRAVES (Springfield, Washington County) - SECRETARY MS. LAURA LARUE (Hardin County) – TREASURER

The LTADD Officers were sworn in by Senator Dennis Parrett, who represents Senate District 10.

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About LTADD. The Lincoln Trail Area Development District (LTADD) was created as a non-profit corporation on March 23, 1968. The organization was designated as a Kentucky public agency in 1972 through KRS 147A, the legislative action creating area development districts. LTADD includes the eight west-central Kentucky counties of Breckinridge, Grayson, Hardin, LaRue, Marion, Meade, Nelson and Washington. The LTADD Board of Directors is comprised of elected officials from the counties and communities within the District, as well as non-elected citizen members representing a cross-section of the region’s social and economic institutions.

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