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October 23, 2016

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Write a compelling grant proposal

Grant Writing 101 on Nov. 15 has been approved for seven continuing education credit hours from Kentucky Department of Education.

First responders attend training

Around 20 area first responders recently attended hazmat training hosted by The Center for Rural Development. First responders from Somerset-Pulaski County Special Response Team, Eubank Fire Department, Vicco Fire Department, and Continental Refining Company (CRC) received training on how to respond to incidents involving flammable liquids transported by rail. “Any additional training that we can do benefits […]

Leading broadband efforts

The Center for Rural Development will help lead the Southern and Eastern Kentucky portion of this project in partnership with the Kentucky Communications Network Authority (KCNA).

Appalachian Health Hack-A-Thon

A team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will facilitate the first-ever Appalachian Health Hack-A-Thon at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset Oct. 6-8. A hack-a-thon convenes people with different backgrounds and expertise to form teams, collaborate within a limited timeframe and focus on a specific problem to create innovative, disruptive ideas and […]

Individual show tickets now on sale!

Individual show tickets for the 2016-2017 Center Stage series presented by Lake Cumberland Performing Arts, in partnership with The Center for Rural Development, are now on sale. The new season includes exciting performances by country music band Restless Heart, Oct 21; FAME-The Musical, Nov 10, based on the well-known movie and television series; family favorite Daniel […]

Looking back: Grand Opening

June 15, 1996: Take a look back at the grand opening of The Center for Rural Development.

Announcing School Time Theatre

Lake Cumberland Performing Arts, in partnership with The Center for Rural Development, is pleased to announce the new season for the 2016-2017 School Time Theatre performing arts series. The new season features fun, exciting performances from some of America’s favorite storybook and animated television characters from the award-winning Fred Rogers Company and PBS KIDS. Professional actors from the nation’s top touring companies […]

Have you purchased your Taste of Home tickets?

Tickets for the 2016 Taste of Home Cooking School are now on sale. For tickets, call The Center for Rural Development at 606-677-6000, stop by the Box Office at 2292 South U.S. 27 (at Traffic Light 15) in Somerset, or order online. General admission tickets are $8 (plus service fees) and $18 (plus service fees) for VIP tickets. […]

VSA KY Side-by-Side art exhibit on display

The 2016 VSA KY Side-by-Side art exhibit, featuring artwork from nine talented young artists and students at Northern Middle School, is on display at The Center for Rural Development. “We are excited to showcase the work of these gifted young student artists and their creative talents,” said Dianna Winstead, associate director of arts, culture, and events […]

We can help you plan your ‘dream wedding’

You’ve been planning this day your whole life… but now you need help making those dreams a reality. Whether you need a wedding planner or a “day of” coordinator…The Center is here to assist. We help brides, grooms and their families get through the most important, and often the most stressful time of their life, […]

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