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April 29, 2016

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Three new Excel classes in May

Harness the power of Excel and become an advanced user at our Your Center of Learning Microsoft Office Excel classes at The Center for Rural Development. Microsoft Office specialist Carol Whitson will be leading three Excel classes in May for beginner, intermediate, and advanced-level users. Microsoft Office Excel 2013: Level 1 — May 6 8:30 a.m.-4:30 […]

KyGives Day in support of our youth

Support our youth in southern and eastern Kentucky Youth in Southern and Eastern Kentucky face many obstacles in their journey to adulthood. The persistent cycle of poverty in Appalachia, and the recent layoffs in the coal mining industry, have only exacerbated the feelings of hopelessness that many youth say they have experienced. At a recent […]

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.

2016 Rogers Scholars class announced

Sixty-three high school students have been selected…

Reserve your vendor space

Spring is in the air and it’s time to do a little spring cleaning and make some extra cash at our 2016 Spring into Cash indoor community yard sale. The community event will be held on Saturday, May 14, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. in the spacious, air-conditioned Exhibit Hall. Reserve your space The cost for individuals […]

$175,000 awarded to 17 KY counties

The Center for Rural Development and Brushy Fork Institute recently announced recipients for the 2016 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Flex-E-Grants. The grants will help fund 20 different projects in Southern and Eastern Kentucky communities totaling $175,000. Grant funding amounts—and planned projects in each community—are as follows: Stay in Clay —$10,000 – Clay County will utilize […]

Support Rogers Scholars and our youth

Purchase your ticket for a chance to win a Houseboat Vacation on beautiful Lake Cumberland.

Free RDPC school safety training

Since 2013, there have been more than 170 school shootings in the United States. At least three of those have been in Kentucky. In an effort to bring high-quality school safety training to the region, The Center for Rural Development is hosting a free crisis management course on May 3, 2016 for Kentucky school districts and […]

RDPC training in event security

The Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium recently trained first responders from Ohio in preparation for the Republican National Convention, which is expected to draw in thousands of people. The Northeast Ohio Regional Fusion Center hosted the training on Event Security Planning for Public Safety Professionals. Some of the first responder agencies that attended the training include the […]

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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