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October 26, 2016

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Looking back: Grand Opening

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

Have you purchased your Taste of Home tickets?

Tickets for the 2016 Taste of Home Cooking School are now on sale. For tickets, call The Center for Rural Development at 606-677-6000, stop by the Box Office at 2292 South U.S. 27 (at Traffic Light 15) in Somerset, or order online. General admission tickets are $8 (plus service fees) and $18 (plus service fees) for VIP tickets. […]

VSA KY Side-by-Side art exhibit on display

The 2016 VSA KY Side-by-Side art exhibit, featuring artwork from nine talented young artists and students at Northern Middle School, is on display at The Center for Rural Development. “We are excited to showcase the work of these gifted young student artists and their creative talents,” said Dianna Winstead, associate director of arts, culture, and events […]

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.

RDPC training in event security

The Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium recently trained first responders from Ohio in preparation for the Republican National Convention, which is expected to draw in thousands of people. The Northeast Ohio Regional Fusion Center hosted the training on Event Security Planning for Public Safety Professionals. Some of the first responder agencies that attended the training include the […]

Art camp begins this week

Experience the arts like never before at the Virginia Murrell Summer Art Camp for children between 6-11.

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