Public infrastructure financing, planning, data analysis, research, and other technical assistance to local governments.
Area Agency on Aging
Programs, services, and case management focused on keeping area seniors in their homes.
Transportation planning and outreach services focued on improving the transportation networks serving our citizens.
Home accessibility and minor repair program for income eligible individuals 60+ or with disabilities.
Revolving Loan Fund
Gap loan financing for small or starting businesses in the Buckeye Hills region.
Data research and analysis as well as GIS and GPS mapping services.
Formed in 1968 as a voluntary organization made up of representatives of local governments in Southeastern Ohio. Local Development Districts were formed to provide technical assistance to communities working to secure state and federal resources to help improve the lives of local residents.
Representing Southeastern Ohio
Cities and Villages
Citizens Working For Citizens
Years of Service
A Legacy of Cooperation and Assistance
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2015 Buckeye Hills Annual Report Released
In October, ARC and EDA announced nearly $28 million in POWER awards to foster growth in entrepreneurship, agriculture, technology, tourism, energy, and other emerging industries in communities previously reliant on coal. These awards supplement the 29 POWER grants totaling $38.8 million announced in August. Since March, ARC and EDA have invested $66.3 million through the[…]
Buckeye Hills-HVRDD Development Director Bret Allphin (left) with NADO President Jeff Kiley and Outreach and Development Director Jill McCartney receive the NADO awards. WASHINGTON, DC – Buckeye Hills-Hocking Valley Regional Development District (BH-HVRDD) based in Marietta, Ohio, has received two 2016 Innovation Awards from the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) for[…]
Misty Casto, Executive Director of the Buckeye Hills-Hocking Valley RDD in Marietta, Ohio, was elected to serve the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) 2016 – 2017 Board of Directors as its Secretary at NADO’s Annual Business Meeting. “We are honored to have Misty serve on NADO’s Board of Directors. She brings a wealth of[…]
In the house that her father Charles E. Weber built in 1905, at nearly 92 years of age, Betty Weber is still comfortable at home there. Surrounded by the things she loves, her collections of bells, antique glassware, and even Betty Boop, Betty enjoys her hobby of crocheting and the support of her friends and[…]
The Buckeye Hills Area Agency on Aging 8 (AAA8) announces that the Southern Ohio Community-based Care Transitions Program (CCTP) has been honored with an Aging Achievement Award by the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a). The Southern Ohio CCTP was among 46 local aging programs to receive honors at the n4a Annual Conference.[…]
Buckeye Hills released its 2015 Annual Report with details on its programs and services. Download the Buckeye Hills 2015 Annual Report! It appears you don’t have a PDF plugin for this browser. No problem… you can click here to download the PDF file.
In 2015, Ohio’s LDDs administered 45 ARC projects with $76,562,494 in total project costs which resulted in 659 new jobs and another 3,379 jobs retained in the region. Ohio’s Appalachian Regional Commission Local Development Districts LDDs secured $65 in Direct Project Dollars for every $1 spent on administration. Funding provided by the Appalachian Regional Commission[…]
Ohio Governor John Kasich recently designated five regional organizations as Regional Transportation Planning Organizations. This designation follows the successful completion of a pilot program between 2013 and 2015.