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September 27, 2021

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Now accepting applications for Marketing positions

The Center for Rural Development is accepting applications for the positions of Marketing Coordinators/One-Stop-Shop.

Let’s Meet There

Did you know professional meetings and events are SAFER than your average trip to the grocery store? The Center for Rural Development has and always will put our customers and staff safety first, but industry leaders emphasize science and data support: Attending professional business meetings and events is incredibly safe. In fact, it is safer […]

Named Best Event Venue

The Commonwealth Journal newspaper has announced The Center for Rural Development has been voted “Best Event Venue and Best Entertainment Center in the Area” in the Readers Choice Best of the Best 2021 contest. “We want to thank all of the CJ readers who voted and have supported us to make our event venue one […]

Experience a powerful story of redemption

The Center for Rural Development presents Ballet Magnificat! production of The Scarlet Cord on Sunday, Sept. 26, at 3 p.m. in Somerset. The Scarlet Cord depicts an incredible drama of two missionaries not willing to compromise their faith in Jesus Christ. They live and minister in the midst of one of the cruelest regimes the […]

Sheltowee Artisans Art Exhibit

The newest art exhibit at The Center for Rural Development features various pieces of art from the Sheltowee Artisans.

Reserve your event space today!

Whether you are planning an off-site business meeting with your team leaders, community event, wedding, concert or live performance, The Center for Rural Development can meet your individual needs.

Harlan County woman receives COAL funding assistance

A single mother of three, Tara Hensley of Harlan County was struggling to make ends meet. Working at a fast-food restaurant was not paying the bills. She knew she had to turn her life around. Receiving training to improve her workforce skills, taking a college course, or looking for another job seemed beyond her reach. […]

Funding announced for Coal Impacted Skills Training Program

The Center for Rural Development has been awarded $300,000 in Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) funding for the Coal Impacted Skills Training (CIST) Program to provide training opportunities for displaced, unemployed, and underemployed individuals in 35 Kentucky counties impacted by the decline of the coal industry and COVID-19. The grant funding was announced on Monday by […]

Come in, We’re Open

The Center for Rural Development is open for business and ready to meet your business and event needs.

Next yard sale: Sept. 12

Do you have items to sale or are you looking for merchandise at yard sale prices?

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