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March 5, 2015

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Purchase tickets for The Great Gatsby

Montana Repertory Theatre returns to The Center for Rural Development with another great American story. The dramatic performance of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” is brought to stage on Tuesday, March 31, at 7:30 p.m. in the final Center Stage LIVE! show of the 2014-2015 performing arts season. The power of Fitzgerald’s narrative and […]

FREE grant training opportunities

A senior fundraising expert and consultant to the national grants management system eCivis is leading two free training workshops on grant seeking and grants management at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset.

Pulaski students exhibit artwork

An art exhibit on display at The Center for Rural Development features the creative talents of fifth-grade art students at Pulaski Elementary School. Under the direction of art teacher Delilah Young, the students explored texture and techniques used by some of the world’s greatest painters to capture the beauty of nature and everything around them. “Pulaski […]

Free training for first responders

The Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium (RDPC), led by The Center for Rural Development, is introducing an eight-hour, instructor-led U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)-certified course on Planning and Intervention for Gangs, Hate and Terrorist Groups in Rural Jails and Prisons. The management-level course focuses on rural correctional facilities as unique environments for threat group recruitment and […]

Microsoft Excel 2010 training

Certified Microsoft Office specialist Carol Whitson is leading two Excel training sessions for beginners and advanced-level Excel users in March. Microsoft Excel is the standard spreadsheet application for both the business world and personal use. Excel enables you to turn data into information with powerful tools to analyze, communicate, and share results.   Registration links March […]

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 […]

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 […]

All-Star Cheer Dance Finals

Triple Threat Productions, in partnership with The Center for Rural Development, presents Studio Dance, All-Star Cheer & Dance Competition on Jan. 16-18 at The Center.

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 Treasure Island on April 17

Based on the classic novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, set sail with young Jim Hawkins aboard the Hispaniola for the mysterious Treasure Island, a tiny spot in the ocean believed to conceal the greatest of fortunes. Young Jim must learn the value of honor and decency from the most unlikely teachers. This new show and […]

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