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December 3, 2016

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SOAR Summit Showcases Kentucky Entrepreneurs, Innovators

Innovators and entrepreneurs from across the state gathered in Pikeville on Monday for the 3rd annual SOAR Innovation Summit, which focused on areas such as leadership development and broadband expansion.

Center site for launch of philanthropy initiative

Governor Steve Beshear and Congressman Hal Rogers today announced $1 million in ARC grants to support the Appalachian Rural Development Philanthropy Initiative (ARDPI). Governor Beshear joined Appalachian Regional Commission Federal Co-Chair Earl Gohl and other community leaders in Somerset for today’s announcement.

The initiative supports the development of permanent, accessible community foundations in Eastern Kentucky that will work to secure local assets to provide long-term resources for their communities.

See what’s coming to Center Stage

Can’t wait to see what performances are coming this season to the 2011-2012 Center Stage performing arts series? The wait will soon be over. On Monday, Sept. 19, The Center for Rural Development and Lake Cumberland Performing Arts will unveil the new lineup for the 2011-2012 Center Stage season at the “It’s Showtime!” kickoff event […]

Celebrating 15 years of excellence

The Center for Rural Development—created in 1996 through the vision of U.S Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) and other leaders—will celebrate 15 years of changing people’s lives through innovative programs, cutting-edge technology, and essential business services on Sept. 30 at an anniversary celebration, awards program, and luncheon. The event, to be held at The Center’s […]

The Center to launch week of activities on May 9 with "The Wall That Heals" traveling Vietnam memorial

A statewide initiative to gather photos of every Kentuckian whose name is on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial will kick off at a May 9 breakfast at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset, Ky., announced Jan C. Scruggs, founder and president of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF), which is partnering with the state in […]

National Symphony Orchestra live at The Center on Feb. 24

For the past 80 years, they’ve entertained U.S. presidents and countless others in our nation’s capital. On Feb. 24, the National Symphony Orchestra will bring its time-honored show to The Center for Rural Development in Somerset for a special, one-night-only performance. Direct from the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., the 100-piece National Symphony Orchestra will […]

The Center showcases business services and facility

With new advancements in technology and increased use of social media networks, local business executives, school officials, and community leaders turned to The Center for Rural Development for information about these and other technology-related issues on Dec. 7 at its first Business Services Showcase. The event showcased The Center’s state-of-the-art business services and facility with […]

Learn how to leverage today’s top technology to drive sales, increase productivity and profits at free Business Services Showcase Dec. 7 at The Center

As technology changes, businesses, schools, and organizations must be prepared to move forward and find ways to succeed in a fast-paced local, national, and global marketplace. The Center for Rural Development, a state and national leader in technology based in Somerset, Ky., stands ready to help you leverage today’s top technology to drive sales and […]

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