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December 4, 2016

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Make plans to attend Flurry of Hope Winter Gala and Bluegrass Oakwood are pleased to present the 3rd annual Flurry of Hope Winter Gala to benefit Special Olympics of Kentucky. The event will be held on Friday, January 13, from 7 p.m.-11 p.m. at The Center for Rural Development. The theme for this year’s gala is “Mardi Gras.” This night of charity benefiting Special […]

Build your customer service skills

As a technical service provider, you need to be able to address your customers’ needs and provide solutions in a positive, professional manner. A one-day career and workforce training, “Excellence in Technical Customer Service,” will teach you the skills you need for maintaining a standard for excellent customer service in the workplace. Instructor Kimberly Taylor […]

Celebrating 20 years serving our region

Please join us on Monday, Dec. 12, from 2-4 p.m. as we celebrate The Center for Rural Development’s 20th Anniversary and the addition of the Courtyard by Marriott hotel. U.S. Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) is scheduled to be the keynote speaker. Entertainment will be provided. Tours of the new hotel will be given at the conclusion […]

The Coasters spread holiday cheer

Legendary rhythm and blues vocal group The Coasters will celebrate the holidays with a live Christmas concert at The Center for Rural Development. Enjoy some of your favorite holiday carols sprinkled with their greatest hits at The Coasters Christmas Concert on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 7:30 p.m. at The Center. The Coasters had a string […]

Looking back: Grand Opening

June 15, 1996: Take a look back at the grand opening of The Center for Rural Development.

Free workforce training for displaced coal miners

Are you a displaced coal miner or former coal mine employee? If so, you could qualify for free workforce training from The Center for Rural Development’s Displaced Coal Miner Training (DCMT) program. The DCMT program is open to displaced coal miners and former coal employees who have been adversely affected by the decline in the […]

AppLE nominations extended

You have until Sept. 30 to submit your nominations for Forward in the Fifth’s AppLE Awards.

SOAR Summit Showcases Kentucky Entrepreneurs, Innovators

Innovators and entrepreneurs from across the state gathered in Pikeville on Monday for the 3rd annual SOAR Innovation Summit, which focused on areas such as leadership development and broadband expansion.

$175,000 awarded to 17 KY counties

The Center for Rural Development and Brushy Fork Institute recently announced recipients for the 2016 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Flex-E-Grants. The grants will help fund 20 different projects in Southern and Eastern Kentucky communities totaling $175,000. Grant funding amounts—and planned projects in each community—are as follows: Stay in Clay —$10,000 – Clay County will utilize […]

Still accepting KidsFest vendors

The cost to be a KidsFest vendor is $50 per space and comes with one six-foot table and two chairs.

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