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January 29, 2015

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Sign up now: Get started on your golf swing

If you ever wanted to learn to play golf, now is the perfect time.

PGA professional golfer Ron Roberts is leading a golf clinic for golfers of all ages and skill level in February at The Center for Rural Development.

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 […]

Now accepting ARC grant proposals

The Center for Rural Development and Brushy Fork Institute of Berea College are accepting grant proposals for the 2015 KY Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Flex-E-Grant program.

Learn Microsoft Publisher basics

Build your Microsoft Publsher skills on Thursday, Jan. 22, at the next Your Center of Learning training.

Explorers application posted online

The application form for the 2015 Rogers Explorers summer youth leadership program is now available online at Rogers Explorers is an intensive three-day, two-night program that focuses on cultivating skills in leadership, technology, math, science, and community service. The program is open to current eighth-grade students interested in building these skills within The Center for Rural Development’s 45-county primary service area […]

Rogers Scholars applications are due by Jan. 31

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

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.

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