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March 29, 2015

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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 […]

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 […]

Nonimate your favorite educator for AppLE Award

Forward in the Fifth, 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. Now in its fourth year, the AppLE Awards recognize leaders in education, including local parent and student groups, who have made significant contributions to […]

Houseboat Vacation tickets on sale

For the sixth year, Conley Bottom Resort and The Center for Rural Development are partnering for the 2014 Houseboat Vacation Giveaway. The winning ticket will receive a houseboat vacation valued up to $3,500 and a gasoline allowance of $200.

East KY Leadership Conference Draws Record-Breaking Crowd

Congressman Harold Rogers and Governor Steve Beshear joined leaders from Southern and Eastern Kentucky to discuss critical issues important to the region at the 27th annual East Kentucky Leadership Conference. The conference, which brings together leaders from across the region to talk about issues specific to Southern and Eastern Kentucky, drew more than 400 people […]

Malinchak leads by example

More than 100 local business and community leaders got to meet business motivational speaker James Malinchak and learn more about his successful leadership strategies at a free training session at The Center for Rural Development.

Lawson to chair Broadband committee

Lonnie Lawson, President and CEO of The Center for Rural Development, has been tapped to chair the Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) Broadband Working Group that will identify long-term broadband strategies for Eastern Kentucky.

Students attend Life is Cool workshop

More than 800 fourth-grade students from eight Pulaski County elementary schools were at The Center for Rural Development on March 12-13 for a one-of-a-kind learning experience.

Meet the trainer

Get to know Your Center of Learning and certified Microsoft Office specialist Carol L. Whitson

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Congressman Hal Rogers and Gov. Steve Beshear will join leaders from across Kentucky at the 27th annual East Kentucky Leadership Conference.

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