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Nearby AARP Community Challenge Grantees

Owensboro, KY

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2021

Project Category: Accessibility of amenities

Description: The Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum is a destination for music lovers but accessibility features for people of all ages and abilities. The facility added an audio guide to their tours which help visitors with visual or hearing impairments experience exhibits with an accompanying audio narration. To access the guide, patrons can either use a smartphone app or borrow an audio player and disposable ear buds provided by the museum. The system also offers sign language tours, and the museum has induction loop technology for visitors with hearing aids. Visitors simply select an exhibit number -- identified with new signage -- to access in-depth stories and historical details.

Beaver Dam, KY

AARP Community Challenge Grant Year: 2022

Project Category: Public art installations

Description: As part of a wider efforts to revitalize Beaver Dam's downtown, this project created public art out of old wooden doors. Each artwork pays tribute to the city's history and culture. Volunteers mounted the colorful doors on buildings throughout the central business district.

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Louisville, KY 40223
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Phone: 866-295-7275
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