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April 19, 2021

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Grant Writing 101 Virtual Workshop

Do you want to write a grant or have you written one that was not funded? Get the training you need to get started at The Center for Rural Development’s Grant Writing 101 Virtual Workshop. The workshop, scheduled for April 27 from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., will be taught by Melissa Vermillion and streamed on Zoom. […]

Country music benefit concert to support veterans

Country music superstar Collin Raye and Nashville recording artist/Hank Williams Revisited Tim Hadler are coming together on stage for a benefit concert performance to support veterans. Raye, a country music hitmaker and 10-time Male Vocalist of the Year nominee, and Hadler, best known for his work channeling country music legend Hank Williams, will perform at […]

Forklift Safety: Train the Trainer Workshop

Did you know that in the past few years between 55 and 80 workers die every year due to forklift incidents? OSHA requires that all forklift trainers be knowledgeable about the OSHA requirements of 1910.178 (The Powered Industrial Truck Standard). The Center for Rural Development, in partnership with The Safety Firm LLC, an OSHA-certified safety […]

Next yard sale: Sept. 12

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

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.

Explore your creative side at our painting classes

Join us for some holiday fun at our next painting class on Dec. 17 at The Center for Rural Development

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