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November 25, 2015

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Free movie and hot chocolate

Kids: Put on your PJs and grab your sleeping bags for FREE movie night at The Center for Rural Development. All Aboard! The holiday movie, “The Polar Express,” is set to arrive on Friday, Dec. 11, at 6 p.m. for a special holiday event in the South Exhibit Hall. Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate and cookies from our FREE hot chocolate […]

Support Rogers Scholars on KY Gives Day

Give back to the Rogers Scholars program. Make an online donation on Kentucky Gives Day.

KentuckyWired receives top award

Broadband project recognized for innovative financing package, forward thinking initiative FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 6, 2015) – KentuckyWired, the Commonwealth’s 3,400 mile middle mile fiber optic network project, has earned the Excellence in Development Finance Project Award, a top award from the Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA). The KentuckyWired public-private partnership (P3) between the Commonwealth […]

Holiday music and a visit from Santa

Celebrate the holiday season with an evening of family-fun entertainment and music.

Now accepting ARC grant proposals

Forty ARC-distressed counties in Southern and Eastern Kentucky are eligible to apply.

A Christmas Carol on Nov. 30

Based on the famous classic by Charles Dickens, Lake Cumberland Performing Arts, in partnership with The Center for Rural Development, presents the timeless holiday classic, “A Christmas Carol.” “This particular production of ‘A Christmas Carol” by the national touring company, Theatre IV, puts an exciting new twist on an old favorite,” said Dianna Winstead, associate director of […]

Free training for first responders

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 […]

ARC funds ReDiscover Louisa projects

When Harold Slone was elected mayor of Louisa, one of the first items on his to-do list was to try to get the riverfront development project off the ground. The city of Louisa is rich in history. The Levisa Fork River and the Tug Fork River join at Louisa to form the Big Sandy River. […]

New Microsoft training courses

Are you interested in learning how to modify and format a worksheet in Excel? Thinking about managing your company’s payroll, inventory, sales, and other small business needs? Or searching for a user-friendly desktop publishing software application to design the company’s next newsletter. The Center for Rural Development can provide instructor-led training in these and other Microsoft Office software products […]

Wedding consultant packages now available

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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