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June 21, 2018

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Resume Writing Workshop

Learn how to create an effective resume or improve your current resume at a free resume writing workshop for anyone who has lost their job due to the decline of the coal industry in 13 Kentucky counties.

Center staff attends 2018 Fiber Connect conference

Lonnie Lawson, President & CEO at The Center   The Center for Rural Development recently attended the 2018 Fiber Connect conference hosted by the Fiber Broadband Association in Nashville, Tennessee. The conference amassed industry leaders from across the United States and the world to share ideas, skills and resources. The conference was an important opportunity […]

New workforce training classes

Get started building your career and workforce training skills at our Business & Community Training Center.

Technology event hosted at The Center

The Center for Rural Development recently co-sponsored a technology event in conjunction with the East Region Association of Technology Coordinators (ERATC). The event brought together several Eastern Kentucky school districts to focus on enhancing the integration of technology into the educational process. The effort aims to impact school curriculum, staff development and community relations. While […]

Center staff attends TVC National Summit

The Center for Rural Development recently attended the Tennessee Valley Corridor (TVC) National Summit

Next cooking class: Southern Style Fish Fry

Nothing beats the summer time, good friends, and the freshest catch. This year, put a twist on your classic summer barbecues by hosting your own fish fry. Chef Mete Sergin will have you hooked on his menu of crispy fried fillets and fresh sides at our next “A Taste of Kentucky” cooking class on Tuesday, […]

Fiber-Optic Cables installed at The Center

KentuckyWired contractors drill an underground pathway for fiber-optic cables at The Center for Rural Development, bringing the fiber into The Center’s Network Operations Center (NOC). When completed, the NOC will serve as the KentuckyWired digital gateway into Eastern Kentucky. The Center, a non-profit organization located in Somerset, Ky., has partnered with the Commonwealth of Kentucky […]

Sheltowee Artisans exhibit

Stop by and view a new art exhibit by the Sheltowee Artisans on display through July 15

Houseboat Vacation on Lake Cumberland

Purchase your ticket today for a chance to win a Houseboat Vacation on Lake Cumberland and support the Rogers Scholars program.

RDPC academic partner teams up with Dräger, INC

Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium (RDPC) academic partner The University of Findlay (Ohio) All Hazards Training Center announced this week that they have teamed up with Dräger, Inc., to provide safety equipment and training expertise to support Findlay’s professional and academic programs. Dräger has been an international leader in the fields of medical and safety technology […]

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