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June 29, 2022

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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 […]

21 projects awarded ARC grants

The Center for Rural Development announces $105,800 in federal funding from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has been awarded to 21 local units of government and non-profit organizations in Southern and Eastern Kentucky for capacity building planning and implementation projects. The award recipients will be funded up to $10,000 in mini-grants (also known as Flex-E-Grants) […]

Sheltowee Artisans art exhibit

From oil and watercolor paintings to intricate wood carvings, our newest art exhibit features one-of-a-kind pieces from juried members of the Sheltowee Artisans. Established in 1994, the Sheltowee Artisans started out as a small group of artists and has grown over time to include more than 75 regional artists and craftsmen. The exhibit is open […]

Rural America economic development conference

The Center for Rural Development is the host site for the Stand Up Rural America Summit 2022. More than 20 nationally renowned subject matter experts and successful economic development practitioners will be featured at the economic development conference on July 26-28. Participants will receive tangible tools and strategies to help cities, counties, and regions grow […]

2022 summer youth camps begin in June

The Center for Rural Development announces its 2022 summer youth leadership programs. Rogers Scholars June 5-10: Morehead State University July 24-29: Lindsey Wilson College Rogers Explorers June 1-3: Morehead State University June 13-15: University of the Cumberlands June 27-29: Union College July 6-8: Asbury University July 11-13: Eastern Kentucky University July 20-22: Lindsey Wilson College […]

Grant Writing Workshops

Are you thinking about writing and submitting a grant application, but don’t know how to get started? The Center for Rural Development is hosting two grant writing workshops to help you get stated on your grant-writing journey and advance your skills in grant writing. Instructor Melissa Vermillion, Director of Grants and Contracts for Hazard Community […]

Wandering Artists exhibit

The newest art exhibition at The Center for Rural Development features artwork from a talented group of artists from Pulaski and surrounding counties. The Wandering Artists, a newly formed group of artists who came together because of their mutual love of art, includes “a sampling” of their original works of art, featuring different mediums, styles, […]

Broadband Expansion Award

The Center for Rural Development announces broadband grant to Knox County through its Move the Needle program The Center for Rural Development is pleased to announce the very first grant award as part of its Move the Needle program to Knox County.  The grant, totaling $99,840.00, will be used to purchase ancillary equipment for a […]

Rowan County initiates broadband expansion

MOREHEAD, KY –  More than 8,200 Rowan County residents are expected to have high-speed fiber internet access by the end of the year.  Local and state government officials, along with community leaders, company officials and students gathered at Rowan County Middle School as Rowan County Judge Executive Harry Clark made the announcement.  “When I was growing up, broadband wasn’t even a word yet. We were still pretty excited by electricity. Today, it’s something that affects the life of every child in Rowan County,” said the judge.

Now accepting applications for Marketing positions

The Center for Rural Development is accepting applications for the positions of Marketing Coordinators/One-Stop-Shop.

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