The Center for Rural Development

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February 11, 2016
A ruined wheelchair sits in a home that was damaged when flood waters engulfed the town of Leaf River, IL.  Photo by Patsy Lynch/FEMA

Be prepared when disaster strikes…

In the event of a catastrophe, are you prepared? RDPC provides tuition-free training to help first responders…

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School Time Theatre performance…

“Songs from the Soul,” a musical narrative of the history of African-American music, is the next School…

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Build your grant writing skills…

Melissa Vermillion will teach you how to write a compelling grant proposal on Feb. 16 at Grant Writing 101.

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Disaster recovery services

At The Center for Rural Development, we can back up your data, store it securely off site, and have it readily…

Upcoming Events

Feb
13
Sat
6:00 pm Lake Cumberland Banquet – Ducks ...
Lake Cumberland Banquet – Ducks ...
Feb 13 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Lake Cumberland Banquet - Ducks Unlimited @ The Center for Rural Development | Somerset | Kentucky | United States
Lake Cumberland 32nd Annual Banquet and Live Auction will be held on Saturday, Feb. 13, from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. at The Center for Rural Development. Doors opens at 6 p.m. Games and Silent Auction throughout[...]
Feb
14
Sun
10:00 am The Creek Church
The Creek Church
Feb 14 @ 10:00 am
The Creek Church @ The Center for Rural Development - Theatre | Somerset | Kentucky | United States
At The Creek, our vision is to create a church where people who don’t like church love to attend. We are one church in two locations – Somerset and London. We’re all about loving God,[...]
Feb
16
Tue
9:00 am Grant Writing 101
Grant Writing 101
Feb 16 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Grant Writing 101 @ The Center for Rural Development | Somerset | Kentucky | United States
Do you want to write a grant or have you written one that was not funded? Knowing the steps to formulating a grant application, be it to a federal source or a foundation, is key[...]
Feb
17
Wed
8:30 am Microsoft Office Excel 2013 Level 3
Microsoft Office Excel 2013 Level 3
Feb 17 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Microsoft Office Excel 2013 Level 3 @ The Center for Rural Development | Somerset | Kentucky | United States
 Course Objective Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to automate some common Excel tasks, apply advanced analysis techniques to more complex data sets, troubleshoot errors, collaborate on worksheets, and share Excel data[...]
Feb
19
Fri
7:30 pm Balsam Range
Balsam Range
Feb 19 @ 7:30 pm
Balsam Range @ The Center for Rural Development | Somerset | Kentucky | United States
Balsam Range is a bluegrass and acoustic music group of five distinctive personalities creating one remarkable musical experience. Enjoy an evening of musical entertainment featuring traditional bluegrass, contemporary bluegrass, and acapella gospel. Elements of jazz,[...]

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