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August 1, 2021

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Register now for Grant Writing 101 workshop

Learning how to write a compelling grant proposal at Grant Writing 101 on Sept. 21 at The Center for Rural Development.

Great bargains at discount prices

Have you cleaned out your closet, garage, or storage areas and thinking about having a yard sale? Are you looking for great bargains at discount prices? The Center for Rural Development is the place to sell your wares and shop for one-of-a-kind items at its 2021 Fall into Cash Community Yard Sale. Vendors will have […]

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.

Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit examines Democracy in America

The Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street, in cooperation with Kentucky Humanities, presents “Voices and Votes: Democracy in America.”

Lawson Receives TVC’s Corridor Champion Award

Lonnie Lawson, President & CEO of The Center for Rural Development was recently awarded the Tennessee Valley Corridor’s Corridor Champion Award during the 2021 National Summit. The award is presented to individuals and organizations who have demonstrated extraordinary leadership advancing the objectives of the TVC through enhanced national visibility, contributing to economic development, developing advanced […]

The Federal Communications Commission Announces the Emergency Connectivity Fund

The Federal Communications Commission has announced the 45-day application filing window for schools and libraries to apply for funding through the $7.17 billion Emergency Connectivity Fund established by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. What Equipment and Services Are Covered? Eligible equipment includes Wi-Fi hotspots, modems (including air cards), routers, devices that combine a […]

Jack “Goose” Givens Advocates Kentucky Broadband Initiative

    Visit the link below for a special video message from 1978 University of Kentucky Men’s Basketball Champion Jack “Goose” Givens! Jack is advocating for the Kentucky Broadband Initiative and encouraging participation in the Kentucky Internet Speed Test. Internet access is now vital infrastructure in providing our students with a world-class education, no matter […]

See beauty of nature in photos

The Center for Rural Development is excited to showcase the work of Pulaski County photographer Shawn Edwards in our new art exhibit. The exhibit, now on display, reflects Shawn’s love for the outdoors and his passion to explore. “Outside of work, my passion is hiking and riding my bike,” he said. “My photography is my […]

Kentucky Broadband Initiative: Internet Speed Test

Kentucky Launches Free Statewide Wi-Fi Speed Test to Better Connect People to School, Business and Government Services Go to ewdc.ky.gov/Initiatives/Pages/KBI.aspx to participate Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman recently announced the launch of the Kentucky Broadband Speed Test, a crowd-sourcing project that will gather data from Kentuckians needed to expand internet home access for distance learning, telework […]

Have Your Holiday Family Gathering at The Center

If you are looking for a space to host your holiday family gathering for a group of 25 people or less, contact us today!

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