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February 6, 2016

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School Time Theatre performance

“Songs from the Soul,” a musical narrative of the history of African-American music, is the next School Time Theatre performance. Local and area students are invited to take a musical journey into African-American history when Lake Cumberland Performing Arts, in partnership with The Center for Rural Development, presents Theatre IV’s electrifying performance of “Songs from […]

Build your grant writing skills

Melissa Vermillion will teach you how to write a compelling grant proposal on Feb. 16 at Grant Writing 101.

Disaster recovery services

At The Center for Rural Development, we can back up your data, store it securely off site, and have it readily available should it be needed for recovery for any disaster – big or small.

Be prepared when disaster strikes

In the event of a catastrophe, are you prepared? RDPC provides tuition-free training to help first responders plan and get prepared for an emergency.

Tickets on sale for Houseboat Vacation package

You could win a “Houseboat Vacation” on Lake Cumberland and support Rogers Scholars at the same time.

Now accepting online applications for 2016 Rogers Explorers

Applications for the 2016 Rogers Explorers summer youth leadership programs have been posted and are now available online. Rogers Explorers is open to eighth-grade middle school students in Southern and Eastern Kentucky interested in building their math, science, and technology skills. During the summer, students spend three days and two nights on the campus of […]

Best in Bluegrass Music: Balsam Range

Five talented acoustic musicians and singers from the Blue Ridge Mountains bring their unique sound to Center Stage for the first time in a hand-clapping, toe-tapping bluegrass concert. Balsam Range—voted 2014 International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Entertainer and Vocal Group of the Year—will perform on Friday, Feb. 19, at 7:30 p.m. at The Center for Rural Development. The […]

Bridal show rescheduled for Feb. 28

Plans are moving ahead for the 2016 From This Moment Bridal Show at a new rescheduled date in February—two weeks after the Valentine Day’s weekend.

KentuckyWired named “Deal of the Year”

KentuckyWired beat out seven other regional winners to be named The Bond Buyer’s 2015 ‘Deal of the Year’ on Dec. 3 at an awards ceremony in New York City. The Kentucky Economic Development Authority earned the award in recognition of its $232 million tax-exempt bond transaction for construction of the 3,200-plus mile broadband project. “I am […]

The Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium (RDPC), led by The Center for Rural Development, is offering tuition-free training focused on aiding government officials and emergency responders in developing plans to ensure continuity of essential government functions in emergency situations. MGT 416 Continuity of Government Operations Planning for Rural Communities is an eight-hour course delivered by NorthWest Arkansas […]

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