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August 20, 2019

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Explore Brazilian cuisine

Welcome to The Center for Rural Development’s new international cooking series, “The Traveler’s Table” You don’t have to book an international trip to enjoy Brazilian cuisine or try crispy Thai fried spring rolls for the first time. Now, you can enjoy, and learn to make, the tastes and flavors of international cuisine at “The Traveler’s […]

Jeff Watson & Friends perform on Oct. 11

Cumberland Productions presents “A Renfro Valley Old Barn Family Reunion” starring Jeff Watson and friends Brandi Anderson, Courtney Arnold, Billy Keith, Maryann Callarman, Jim Stout, Stephanie Harris, and Jerry Isaacs and a special appearance by Hank Williams Tribute artist and Nashville singer/songwriter Tim Hadler. They will be accompanied by the Renfro Valley Band Members Larry Todd (keyboards); Mike […]

The Center Insider Issue 2.2 – 2019 Public Safety Edition

The latest issue of The Center Insider is ready for review! This issue includes: RDPC’s School Safety Courses Make an Impact RDPC Course Descriptions Instructor for RDPC Courses Helps Rescue San Clemente Island Goats in Midwest Flood The Center Joins Somerset’s Shepherds Watch Registry The Center is helping to expand the reach of KentuckyWired with our Technology […]

The Center announces induction of two new board members

The Center for Rural Development recently announced changes to its board of directors with the addition of two new board members.

Sneak peek of Ken Burns’ new film Country Music on Aug. 29

The Center for Rural Development is excited to serve as the host site for KET’s exclusive sneak peek at Ken Burns’ new documentary Country Music on Thursday, Aug. 29, in Somerset.

The Center and RDPC recently hosted the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium (NDPC) quarterly meeting in Louisville.

The NDPC is a national Homeland Security preparedness training consortium for first responders throughout the country. The organization meets quarterly in order to re-group and discuss training needs as they constantly change. “The NDPC meetings allow us as training providers to discuss and listen to issues that are going on throughout the country with today’s […]

Your Own Painted Canvas – Where Fun Meets Art – August 27th

 Explore your creative side in The Center for Rural Development’s new painting classes.  Explore your creative side in The Center for Rural Development’s new painting series, “Your Own Painted Canvas – Where Fun Meets Art”. The Center’s fourth “Your Own Painted Canvas – Where Fun Meets Art” class will be on August 27th. Continuing the […]

Reserve your vendor space now!

Sell your wares and make some extra cash on Sept. 7th at our Fall into Cash Community Yard Sale

Event & Experience Marketing

The marketing services offered by The Center’s Marketing One-Stop-Shop include brand identity creation, graphic design, social media management, web design, marketing strategy consulting, event marketing and management, audio/radio/video production and a network operations center. For more information or a pre-service consultation, contact Laura Glover at 606-677-6001 or

RDPC’s School Safety Courses Make an Impact

The Center for Rural Development’s, Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium (RDPC), and their academic members, and instructors do an amazing job meeting the needs of small, rural, and tribal communities across the United States. Visit to see all RDPC courses and to request a delivery in your area.  

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