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July 26, 2016

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Sign up to be a KidsFest vendor

Deadline to reserve vendor space is Aug. 2. The cost is $50 per space and comes with one six-foot table and two chairs.

DCMT Orientation Days in Clay and Leslie counties

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. Ron Hart, chief operating officer, and program representative Robyn Phillips will be available to answer questions about the DCMT program and to register […]

Second class of Rogers Scholars 2016 graduates

Thirty-two high school students from 26 Kentucky counties graduate from the second class of Rogers Scholars Rogers Scholars is all about helping young people “be the best they can be” and seize their potential as the region’s new generation of community and business leaders. Sixteen-year-old Lauren Williams of Adair County may not know her career […]

Courtyard by Marriott announces job openings in Somerset, KY.

Two exciting job opportunities are coming to Somerset. LinGate Hospitality is opening a new Courtyard by Marriott located in Somerset, KY adjacent to The Center for Rural Development. The General Manager and Director of Sales positions are posted below.  Click on the links provided by Hcareers (Hospitality Careers) to apply today. Director of Sales: http://www.hcareers.com/seeker/search/view?jobAdId=257174 […]

Slip ‘n slide at KidsFest

KidsFest returns on Saturday, Aug. 6, for another great summertime event for kids of all ages.

First class of Rogers Scholars 2016 graduates

Thirty-two high school students graduate from first week of the 2016 Rogers Scholars program “Rogers Scholars has truly been a life-changing experience. My time at Rogers Scholars has opened my eyes and taught me how to be a leader and have a heart for community service.” – 2016 Rogers Scholars graduate Allison “Alli” Wade of […]

Business & Community Training Center

The Center for Rural Development is proud to announce the name of our career and workforce training program—formerly Your Center of Learning—has been changed to more accurately reflect the diverse selection of training courses we offer our business community.

Now accepting AppLE Award nominations

Forward in the Fifth (FIF), a nonprofit education organization that helps to raise educational attainment levels in the Fifth Congressional District, is seeking nominations for the Appalachian Leaders in Education (AppLE) Awards.

2016 Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (ELI) graduating class

An innovative business idea that will give iPhone users a safe, convenient way to charge their phones at night has earned four graduates of The Center for Rural Development’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (ELI) an exclusive college scholarship offer from Eastern Kentucky University. Grace Sink, 16, a student at Oneida Baptist Institute in Clay County; Carly […]

SOAR Summit Showcases Kentucky Entrepreneurs, Innovators

Innovators and entrepreneurs from across the state gathered in Pikeville on Monday for the 3rd annual SOAR Innovation Summit, which focused on areas such as leadership development and broadband expansion.

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