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November 23, 2014

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Make online donation to Rogers Scholars

Support The Center for Rural Development’s Rogers Scholars youth leadership program and make a difference in the lives of students in Southern and Eastern Kentucky by making an online donation to Rogers Scholars between now and #GivingTuesday on Dec. 2.

Spirit of Giving coat drive under way

With the holidays just around the corner and winter weather arriving sooner than expected, many local children and families are in desperate need for warm winter coats.

Celebrate the holidays at The Center

The Monticello Elementary Waynetonian Choir will help The Center for Rural Development usher in the holiday season on Monday, Dec. 1, at the Spirit of Giving Tree Lighting and Holiday Celebration. The 80-member choir, comprised of third-, fourth-, and fifth-grade students, will perform a selection of popular holiday songs and Christmas carols. The student choir from Monticello […]

Holiday performance of Frosty

Lake Cumberland Performing Arts, in partnership with The Center for Rural Development, presents Barter Players Production of “Frosty” in a special holiday performance on Monday, Dec. 1, at The Center. The performance, which begins at 7 p.m., will be held immediately following The Center’s Spirit of Giving Tree Lighting and Holiday Celebration. Discover the magic of Frosty the Snowman as […]

Microsoft Outlook 2013 training available

In a new Your Center of Learning training course, Microsoft Office certified specialist Carol Whitson will teach students how to use Outlook 2013 to effectively manage all aspects of their email communications. The course, targeted for first-time Outlook users, will be held on Nov. 24-25 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at The Center. Students will explore the basic fundamentals of Outlook 2013 and […]

Christmas Carol show tickets on sale

Experience the magic of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Join Ebenezer Scrooge on his spirited journey to Christmases past, present, and future. Revel in the sights and sounds of the season with lively dance and glorious music.

EIEA recipient Cassie Hudson celebrates win

Representatives of the Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards (EIEA) sponsoring partners joined 2014 award recipient Cassie Hudson to celebrate her work with Partnership Housing Inc. at an EIEA Hometown Event in Owsley County.

Now accepting Rogers Scholars applications

The Center for Rural Development is accepting applications now through Jan. 31 for the 2015 summer session of the Rogers Scholars youth leadership program.

2014 EIEA winners announced at awards luncheon

Entrepreneurs are innovators, creative thinkers, and risk takers often defying the odds to turn their dreams into reality. Small business owners and entrepreneurs working to grow the region’s economy were recognized at the 2014 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards (EIEA) luncheon.

Sign up for these RDPC courses

Recent outbreaks, the emergence of drug-resistant diseases and the potential threat of bioterrorism have pushed the need to re-examine isolation & quarantine (I&Q) preparedness. Modern conditions have left many responders, especially in rural and remote communities, without the knowledge and training they need for activating or coordinating aid for isolation and quarantine response. Although certain […]

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