The Center for Rural Development is only four weeks away from a grand prize ticket drawing to see who wins a Houseboat Vacation on Lake Cumberland as part of a regional fundraising campaign to support the Rogers Scholars youth leadership program. The winning ticket will be drawn on July 12th during the second and final week of the 2013 Class [...]
A plan for a tourism-based business drafted by five graduates of The Center for Rural Development’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (ELI) program has earned each of these high school students an offer of a Presidential Scholarship from Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond. Winning team members in the 2013 ELI Business Concept Competition are Blake Blevins, Harlan [...]
As summer begins to wind down, The Center for Rural Development is hoping families will add one more event to their things to do this summer before students head back to classes. Spend some time together with family and friends at the first-ever “Kids Day,” an end-of-the-summer celebration and fund-raising event, on Saturday, July 27, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. [...]
The Appalachian Rural Development Philanthropy Initiative (ARDPI) is sponsoring a free regional training seminar on Wednesday, June 19, in Morehead for attorneys, accountants, insurance agents, and other professional advisors to learn more about charitable giving in Kentucky. The seminar, led by Allison Peck Lankford, vice president and general counsel for the Blue Grass Community Foundation, [...]
Booth space is still available for the 7th annual Appalachian Craft Fair hosted by TOUR Southern and Eastern Kentucky on Saturday, June 22, from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at The Center for Rural Development. For more information, contact Maggie Bill at 606-677-6093 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit http://www.tourseky.com/ to read more about the event. The Appalachian Craft Fair [...]
Members of the 2013 Class of Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (ELI) took a break from writing their business plans on Wednesday to tour Somerset Wood Products Inc. and see how a local manufacturing plant turns raw materials into quality hardwood flooring.
A new photo exhibit on display at The Center for Rural Development documents life in Pulaski County.
Starting with the 2013 graduating class of Rogers Scholars, Asbury University is offering exclusive college scholarships for new and future graduates of The Center for Rural Development’s Rogers Scholars youth leadership program. Asbury University President Dr. Sandra C. Gray, joined by U.S. Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) and Lonnie Lawson, president and CEO of The [...]
Rogers Explorers donned safety goggles and got down to work in the science lab at the University of the Cumberlands last week. Explorers completed a science project and later participated in a videoconference with NASA officials. The second session of the 2013 Rogers Explorers program on the campus of the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg ended on Friday. [...]
Rogers Explorers graduate Mallory Allen of Whitley County was undecided about her future career goals until she spent some time this week in a science lab on the campus of Lindsey Wilson College.