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November 21, 2014

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Make online donation to Rogers Scholars

Support The Center for Rural Development’s Rogers Scholars youth leadership program and make a difference in the lives of students in Southern and Eastern Kentucky by making an online donation to Rogers Scholars between now and #GivingTuesday on Dec. 2.

Microsoft Outlook 2013 training available

In a new Your Center of Learning training course, Microsoft Office certified specialist Carol Whitson will teach students how to use Outlook 2013 to effectively manage all aspects of their email communications. The course, targeted for first-time Outlook users, will be held on Nov. 24-25 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at The Center. Students will explore the basic fundamentals of Outlook 2013 and […]

Now accepting Rogers Scholars applications

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.

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

Still time to register

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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