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April 23, 2014

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SOAR Working Groups to Meet at East KY Leadership Conference April 24 at The Center

Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) Working Groups to Meet in Conjunction with the East Kentucky Leadership Conference April 24 at The Center The Shaping our Appalachian Region (SOAR) Initiative will convene the first official meeting of its 10 working groups on April 24 from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., and in conjunction with the East […]

Leading by example

More than 100 local business and community leaders got to meet business motivational speaker James Malinchak and learn more about his successful leadership strategies at a free training session at The Center for Rural Development.

Register now for FIF’s Leadership Day

Forward in the Fifth is asking guests who plan to attend the 2014 Leadership Day on Wednesday, April 16,  to register in advance. The program, which begins at 1 p.m. at The Center for Rural Development, will culminate with the announcement of this year’s Appalachian Leaders in Education (AppLE) award winners. Congressman Hal Rogers — the visionary behind the […]

Lawson to chair Broadband committee

Lonnie Lawson, President and CEO of The Center for Rural Development, has been tapped to chair the Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) Broadband Working Group that will identify long-term broadband strategies for Eastern Kentucky.

Students attend Life is Cool workshop

More than 800 fourth-grade students from eight Pulaski County elementary schools were at The Center for Rural Development on March 12-13 for a one-of-a-kind learning experience.

Meet the trainer

Get to know Your Center of Learning and certified Microsoft Office specialist Carol L. Whitson

Moo-ving new musical

Local and area schools still have time to reserve seats for this School Time Theatre performance.

Still time to register

Congressman Hal Rogers and Gov. Steve Beshear will join leaders from across Kentucky at the 27th annual East Kentucky Leadership Conference.

Let your voice be heard

The Center for Rural Development would like to encourage your participation in a survey that will identify broadband needs in the state.

The Center to help lead efforts for high-speed broadband expansion in eastern KY

Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers and Governor Steve Beshear have announced plans for the Next Generation Kentucky Information Highway project, providing critically needed high-speed broadband Internet access to the Commonwealth.  The project is estimated to cost $100 million, and could take up to three years to build nearly 3,000 miles of fiber infrastructure, which is often […]

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