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March 25, 2017

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Mark your calendars for KY Gives Day

Support the Rogers Scholars program and our region’s youth on KY Gives Day!

Great night of bluegrass music

Grammy-nominated bluegrass artist Dale Ann Bradley live and in concert on April 14 at The Center.

Russell County French Valley Industrial Park is certified as a ‘Shovel-Ready’ site

The Russell County French Valley Industrial Park is officially certified as a “Shovel Ready” site for the food and beverage industry after concluding a 2016 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Flex-E-Grant provided by The Center for Rural Development in Somerset, KY. The Russell County Industrial Development Authority (RCIDA) received an ARC Flex-E-Grant for $10,000 to contract […]

Introducing our new cooking series

Join us for our first class, South of the Border Flavors, on April 11 with professional chef Mete Sergin.

SOAR Exec Board receives broadband progress report

Members of the SOAR (Shaping Our Appalachian Region) Executive Board recently heard progress reports from representatives of SOAR’s working groups on key projects identified in a regional blueprint for economic growth. U.S. Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05), co-chairman of SOAR, was joined by Executive Cabinet Secretary Scott Brinkman, filling in for Gov. Matt Bevin, at […]

Center representatives speak out at civic forum

Representatives of The Center for Rural Development and Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes joined business and community leaders to discuss ways to improve civic involvement in Kentucky at a statewide Civic Engagement Forum.

Grand opening of Courtyard by Marriott adjacent to The Center

The new Courtyard by Marriott Somerset, located adjacent to The Center for Rural Development, celebrated their grand opening on Monday March 6, 2017.

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U.S. Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers visits newly opened Courtyard by Marriott Somerset Hotel

U.S. Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) along with Lonnie Lawson, President and CEO of The Center for Rural Development, visited the newly opened Courtyard by Marriott hotel in Somerset, KY on Friday.

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