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October 3, 2022

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ARC awards $300,000 for INSPIRE initiative

The Center for Rural Development has been awarded $300,000 by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to implement the Succeed, Thrive and Recover (STAR) program to benefit businesses and individuals in recovery in 43 Southern and Eastern Kentucky counties. The award is part of a recently announced $12 million package through the ARC’s INSPIRE initiative, which […]

Voted Best Event Venue in the Area

The Center for Rural Development has been voted “Best Event Venue in the Area” in The Commonwealth-Journal’s 2022 Readers’ Choice Award. “We want to thank all of the CJ readers who voted and have supported us to make our event venue one of the best in the state,” said Laura Glover, Managing Director of Marketing […]

School Time Theater 2022-2023 Season

The School Time Theater 2022-2023 season is here with 3 show stopping, educational productions! The Emperor’s New Clothes  Presented By : Virginia Repertory Theatre Showtimes: Oct. 18th 2022 10:00 AM & 12:00 PM Written by Hans Christian Andersen  Adapted by Kathryn Schultz Miller  This classic fable is brought to hilarious life in a fresh adaptation […]

MOSS: Now Accepting New Clients!

The Marketing One Stop Shop (MOSS) was created out of the need for The Center’s desire to provide an all-encompassing marketing program that serves the small, local and regional businesses across Southern and Eastern Kentucky. Our goal is for each project to be as unique as our clients helping them communicate more effectively with their […]

Let’s Meet There

Let’s Meet There is a national initiative to restore professional meetings and events across the United States. The campaign seeks to change the narrative on professional meetings and events, emphasize the low risk of COVID-19 transmission, as well as the benefits to the business community. Let’s Change the Narrative! #LetsMeetThere For more information or to […]

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.

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 […]

Freedom Unfurled | The story regarding the U.S. Flag in The Center’s lobby.

Freedom interwoven into the fabric of everyday American life is expressed in a variety of ways. Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness are among our unalienable rights as citizens of the world’s greatest country. American freedom is matchless yet comes with the highest of associated costs. There are countless ways to express the freedom […]

Harlan County Broadband Internet Speed Test Information

Harlan County residents click here to take the one-minute broadband speed test.

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