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June 25, 2017

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ARC Flex-E-Grants announced

SOMERSET, Ky.—The Center for Rural Development and the Brushy Fork Institute recently announced the recipients for the 2017 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Flex-E-Grants. The grants will help fund 22 different projects in Southern and Eastern Kentucky communities totaling more than $180,000. The Center for Rural Development and the Brushy Fork Institute worked together to identify […]

Eastern Kentucky business succeeding globally through high speed broadband connectivity

High-speed internet access and reliable connectivity will equip businesses to compete globally and could increase economic opportunities for communities in Eastern Kentucky.

A Perfect Tea Party with Expressions Tea

Learn how to plan a “perfect” tea party for your little girl on May 23 from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at The Center for Rural Development.

VSA KY exhibit now on display

Selections from VSA Kentucky Student Traveling Exhibition is now on display at The Center for Rural Development.

A look inside the newly opened Courtyard by Marriott

The new Courtyard by Marriott Somerset, located adjacent to The Center for Rural Development, is officially open.

RDPC attends tribal training

Representatives from The Center’s public safety program attended the 2017 Tribal Nations Training Week at the Center for Disaster Preparedness (CDP) in Anniston, AL last month.

We can help you plan your ‘dream wedding’

You’ve been planning this day your whole life… but now you need help making those dreams a reality. Whether you need a wedding planner or a “day of” coordinator…The Center is here to assist. We help brides, grooms and their families get through the most important, and often the most stressful time of their life, […]

Russell County French Valley Industrial Park is certified as a ‘Shovel-Ready’ site

The Russell County French Valley Industrial Park is officially certified as a “Shovel Ready” site for the food and beverage industry after concluding a 2016 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Flex-E-Grant provided by The Center for Rural Development in Somerset, KY. The Russell County Industrial Development Authority (RCIDA) received an ARC Flex-E-Grant for $10,000 to contract […]

Next cooking class: Tasty Tarts

Little Chefs, the next generation of cooks, are in the spotlight on June 13 at The Center for Rural Development.

SOAR Exec Board receives broadband progress report

Members of the SOAR (Shaping Our Appalachian Region) Executive Board recently heard progress reports from representatives of SOAR’s working groups on key projects identified in a regional blueprint for economic growth. U.S. Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05), co-chairman of SOAR, was joined by Executive Cabinet Secretary Scott Brinkman, filling in for Gov. Matt Bevin, at […]

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