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October 27, 2021

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Next yard sale: Sept. 12

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

Harlan County woman receives training funds

As a mother of three, Jana Stanifer of Harlan County knew she needed more training and education if she wanted to financially support and create a better way of life for her family. She decided to get training as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College. “I needed to complete […]

COAL program provides funds for training

Danessa Saylor had her mind set on attending college right out of high school, but the high cost of a college education stood in her way. “I had to turn down acceptance letters from colleges that I was unable to afford,” she said. Without much success on the job front and limited employment opportunities in […]

New training opportunities

Get started with our live online business classes and workplace skills workshops and training on-demand

Tickets on sale for Hiding Place

The Center for Rural Development proudly presents Hiding Place by Ballet Magnificat!

Do you need marketing services?

The Center for Rural Development’s Marketing One-Stop-Shop provides affordable marketing and advertising services to regional, small and startup businesses.

A Message from President & CEO Lonnie Lawson

The Center is pleased to announce that we are resuming in-person services. Our facility is now open to the general public and operating at 33% capacity.

Two friends exhibit artwork

The newest art exhibit features a collection of wildlife and landscape paintings from two Wayne County artists.

Fourteen projects funded Flex-E-Grants

The Center for Rural Development has awarded $105,334 in Flex-E-Grants funded by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) for 14 projects in Southern and Eastern Kentucky. The funds will be administered through The Center’s Developing and Implementing Community Strategies Program in partnership with the Department for Local Government and ARC. The ARC-funded Flex-E-Grants, awarded to grant […]

St. Patrick Artist Reception

The Center for Rural Development is hosting an artist reception on Oct. 24 to showcase a new art exhibit by St. Patrick Preschool Program. The exhibit, now on display, features a collection of art work created by more than 40 students in the 2018-19 preschool program enrolled in the AM and PM classes through an […]

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