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August 28, 2016

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VSA KY Side-by-Side reception

Lake Cumberland Performing Arts and The Center for Rural Development invite the community to meet nine talented artists from Northern Middle School whose artwork is on display in the 2016 VSA KY Side-by-Side visual arts exhibit. The students will be recognized at a Meet-the-Artists reception on Monday, Sept. 12, beginning at 5:30 p.m., in the front […]

Register online and receive free shirt

Online registration is now open for the fourth annual Rogers Scholars 5K Glow Run/Walk. Join us on Friday, Oct. 14, as runners and walkers of all ages gather at The Center for Rural Development for a 5K Glow Run/Walk to support the Rogers Scholars youth leadership program. The race is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. […]

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, […]

New course: CyberSAFE training

Our newest Business & Community Training Center course is CyberSAFE training for businesses and their employees.

Battle of the Band winners

Frontier, a soft rock/Americana band from Laurel County, was first-place winners at this weekend’s 10th annual Don Marshall Lake Cumberland Battle of the Bands. The band took home the top prize—$1,000 in prize money—and will receive a guaranteed spot in next summer’s 2017 Master Musicians Festival. Frontier battled six other bands to take the top spot and win the […]

First responders discuss training needs

The Center for Rural Development and the Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium (RDPC) recently hosted the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium (NDPC) quarterly meeting in Louisville.

RDPC looks at obstacles near Mexican border

RDPC members meet with border patrol, tribal nations in Arizona Members of the Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium (RDPC) of Somerset recently traveled to Arizona to meet with U.S. Border Patrol and local Native American tribe officials to discuss obstacles they face near the Mexico border. RDPC staff met with U.S. Border Patrol officials who gave […]

Do you qualify for free workforce training?

Are you a displaced coal miner or former coal mine employee? If so, you could qualify for free workforce training from The Center for Rural Development’s Displaced Coal Miner Training (DCMT) program. The DCMT program is open to displaced coal miners and former coal employees who have been adversely affected by the decline in the […]

Second class of Rogers Scholars 2016 graduates

Thirty-two high school students from 26 Kentucky counties graduate from the second class of Rogers Scholars Rogers Scholars is all about helping young people “be the best they can be” and seize their potential as the region’s new generation of community and business leaders. Sixteen-year-old Lauren Williams of Adair County may not know her career […]

Courtyard by Marriott announces job openings in Somerset, KY.

Two exciting job opportunities are coming to Somerset. LinGate Hospitality is opening a new Courtyard by Marriott located in Somerset, KY adjacent to The Center for Rural Development. The General Manager and Director of Sales positions are posted below.  Click on the links provided by Hcareers (Hospitality Careers) to apply today. Director of Sales: […]

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