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January 26, 2015

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Nonimate your favorite educator for AppLE Award

Forward in the Fifth, a nonprofit education organization that helps to raise educational attainment levels in the Fifth Congressional District, is seeking nominations for the Appalachian Leaders in Education (AppLE) Awards. Now in its fourth year, the AppLE Awards recognize leaders in education, including local parent and student groups, who have made significant contributions to […]

Now accepting ARC grant proposals

The Center for Rural Development and Brushy Fork Institute of Berea College are accepting grant proposals for the 2015 KY Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Flex-E-Grant program.

Learn Microsoft Publisher basics

Build your Microsoft Publsher skills on Thursday, Jan. 22, at the next Your Center of Learning training.

Explorers application posted online

The application form for the 2015 Rogers Explorers summer youth leadership program is now available online at www.centeryouthprograms.com. Rogers Explorers is an intensive three-day, two-night program that focuses on cultivating skills in leadership, technology, math, science, and community service. The program is open to current eighth-grade students interested in building these skills within The Center for Rural Development’s 45-county primary service area […]

The Center joins state on broadband initiative

The Center for Rural Development will partner with the state on a statewide broadband initiative that will bring high-speed Internet connectivity to every corner of the Commonwealth, including the underserved Southern and Eastern Kentucky region within The Center’s primary service area. The announcement of a new public-private partnershp with Macquarie Capital, an Australia-based investment firm, to develop […]

Tickets on sale for The Coasters

Tickets are now on sale for the Center Stage LIVE! concert performance of The Coasters on Feb. 27, at The Center for Rural Development.

School Time Theatre performance

The adventures of Percy Jackson in “Lightning Thief” is the next School Time Theatre performance.

EIEA recipient Cassie Hudson celebrates win

Representatives of the Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards (EIEA) sponsoring partners joined 2014 award recipient Cassie Hudson to celebrate her work with Partnership Housing Inc. at an EIEA Hometown Event in Owsley County.

Rogers Scholars applications are due by Jan. 31

The Center for Rural Development is accepting applications now through Jan. 31 for the 2015 summer session of the Rogers Scholars youth leadership program.

2014 EIEA winners announced at awards luncheon

Entrepreneurs are innovators, creative thinkers, and risk takers often defying the odds to turn their dreams into reality. Small business owners and entrepreneurs working to grow the region’s economy were recognized at the 2014 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards (EIEA) luncheon.

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