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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 […]

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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46th Annual Emergency Medical Services Week

May 17-23, 2020, is the 46th annual National EMS Week.  In 1974, President Gerald Ford authorized EMS Week to celebrate EMS practitioners and the important work they do in our nation’s communities. NAEMT partners with the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) to lead annual EMS Week activities. We honor our nation’s paramedics, EMTs, flight crews, and other EMS professionals who tirelessly […]

Tickets on sale for Hiding Place

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

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