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December 9, 2016

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Make plans to attend Flurry of Hope Winter Gala

Bluegrass.org and Bluegrass Oakwood are pleased to present the 3rd annual Flurry of Hope Winter Gala to benefit Special Olympics of Kentucky. The event will be held on Friday, January 13, from 7 p.m.-11 p.m. at The Center for Rural Development. The theme for this year’s gala is “Mardi Gras.” This night of charity benefiting Special […]

Apply now for 2017 Flex-E-Grants

Application forms for the 2017 Flex-E-Grants are now available online and will be accepted through Jan. 6.

Build your customer service skills

As a technical service provider, you need to be able to address your customers’ needs and provide solutions in a positive, professional manner. A one-day career and workforce training, “Excellence in Technical Customer Service,” will teach you the skills you need for maintaining a standard for excellent customer service in the workplace. Instructor Kimberly Taylor […]

Applications are now available online

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 MISS KENTUCKY USA@ PAGEANT and the 2017 MISS KENTUCKY TEEN USA@ PAGEANT to be held Jan. 20 and 21 at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset.

Celebrating 20 years serving our region

Please join us on Monday, Dec. 12, from 2-4 p.m. as we celebrate The Center for Rural Development’s 20th Anniversary and the addition of the Courtyard by Marriott hotel. U.S. Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) is scheduled to be the keynote speaker. Entertainment will be provided. Tours of the new hotel will be given at the conclusion […]

The Coasters spread holiday cheer

Legendary rhythm and blues vocal group The Coasters will celebrate the holidays with a live Christmas concert at The Center for Rural Development. Enjoy some of your favorite holiday carols sprinkled with their greatest hits at The Coasters Christmas Concert on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 7:30 p.m. at The Center. The Coasters had a string […]

Broadband Request For Proposal (RFP) now online

Leaders and business owners located within 26 coal-impacted counties in Eastern Kentucky are invited to submit their projects designed to Move Eastern Kentucky Forward with Broadband. Through Moving Eastern Kentucky Forward with Broadband, Southeast Kentucky Economic Development Corporation (SKED) is identifying short and long-term economic development projects in the 26 Kentucky counties that may be […]

New art exhibit on display

Self-taught artist Sonya Roark of Somerset has always been creative, but she only started painting a couple of years ago. One day, while looking at her grandmother’s electric guitar, she decided “out of the blue” to paint a picture of the cherished childhood gift. That first acrylic painting inspired Roark to combine two of her favorite things: a love for […]

Rogers Scholars 5K Glow Run/Walk race results

For three years, Josh Nadzam of Lexington and Tabitha Bell of Jamestown have dominated the Rogers Scholars 5K Glow Run/Walk. And this year was no exception. Nadzam, competing for his third consecutive title, won the race finishing slightly more than three minutes ahead of his nearest competitor with a time of 18:15. Bell was the […]

Former coal miner turns his life around

The Displaced Coal Miner Training program helped Steven Vires of Hazard turn his life around. It can help you too!

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