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October 27, 2021

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Union College develops after-school program

BARBOURVILLE, KY — Union College recently completed an ARC Flex-E-Grant project that laid the foundation for an after-school program for area youth. Union College was awarded $9,500 through the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Flex-E-Grant program, which is administered by The Center for Rural Development, to develop a youth wellness program. Union College developed the program […]

Wednesday Wedding Wisdom: Top 5 Wedding Trends of 2018

It’s 2018! Which means an influx of fresh wedding ideas for the newly engaged or mid-planning brides. We’ve got an insider scoop to the colors and stylized details, emerging themes, unique foods, and interactive entertainment that are bursting onto the industry scene. Get your Pinterest boards ready and take a look at our top 5 wedding trends of 2018!

The Center offers customized business training

The Center for Rural Development offers a variety of different workforce training options to businesses throughout its service area with the Business and Community Training Center (BCTC). One of the advantages of the training center is that it offers extensive customized training. The Center stands ready to provide solutions to move businesses ahead in this highly […]

ALUMNI PROFILE: Adair County siblings reflect on Rogers Scholars experience

There is nearly a 10 year age difference between Adair County siblings Kyle Mann, 22, and Brandi Blackburn, 31, but the brother and sister duo have never been closer. Growing up they had the same drive for success – they both attended the same undergraduate school, the same graduate school, and they both went into […]

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 […]

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