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March 29, 2015

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2015 EIEA program set for Sept. 14

The date for the 2015 Excellence In Entrepreneurship Awards (EIEA) luncheon and awards recognition program has been set for Sept. 14, beginning at 11:30 a.m., at The Center for Rural Development. The EIEA program recognizes and promotes individuals in the region who have exemplified the entrepreneurial spirit by creating and managing a successful business enterprise. Nominations will […]

Now reserving space for community yard sale

Spring is in the air and it’s time to do a little spring cleaning and make some extra cash at the same time at The Center for Rural Development’s 2015 Spring Into Cash community yard sale.

Hotel construction to begin this spring

Construction on a 105-room Courtyard by Marriott hotel adjacent to The Center for Rural Development is expected to start this spring and will be completed in the summer of 2016, officials announced today.

Web Team designs new website

Conley Bottom Resort and Marina recently unveiled a new website, designed by The Center for Rural Development’s Web Services Team.

Rogers Scholars Benefit Concert

Nashville recording artists Halfway to Hazard return to their Kentucky roots for a live concert performance to support The Center for Rural Development’s Rogers Scholars youth leadership program. Rising country music duo Chad Warrix and David Tolliver will take the stage on Friday, April 24, at 7;30 p.m. at The Center in a benefit concert for Rogers Scholars and […]

Casting Call

Have you ever wanted to be in a television commercial? The Center for Rural Development is issuing an open casting call for two actors to play the roles of a father in his mid-30s and young son around 10 or 12 years old for a 30-second commercial that encourages viewers to save for a child’s higher […]

The Great Gatsby comes to stage

Montana Repertory Theatre returns to The Center for Rural Development with another great American story. The dramatic production of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” will be brought to stage on Tuesday, March 31, at 7:30 p.m. in the next Center Stage LIVE! performance. The power of Fitzgerald’s narrative and sheer beauty of his prose are captured in this […]

Pulaski students exhibit artwork

An art exhibit on display at The Center for Rural Development features the creative talents of fifth-grade art students at Pulaski Elementary School. Under the direction of art teacher Delilah Young, the students explored texture and techniques used by some of the world’s greatest painters to capture the beauty of nature and everything around them. “Pulaski […]

Free training for first responders

The Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium (RDPC), led by The Center for Rural Development, is introducing an eight-hour, instructor-led U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)-certified course on Planning and Intervention for Gangs, Hate and Terrorist Groups in Rural Jails and Prisons. The management-level course focuses on rural correctional facilities as unique environments for threat group recruitment and […]

QuickBooks training in April

Instructor Carol Whitson will be leading two QuickBooks training sessions for beginners and advanced-level students to explore and unlock the full potential of this powerful business accounting software program. Whitson will give an overview of the basic features of QuickBooks at an introductory “Get Going with QuickBooks” training on April 14 and follow up with a second training session […]

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