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February 17, 2019

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Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for Independent Subject Matter Experts and Instructors to develop and deliver curriculum for training programs through The Center for Rural Development

View the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) here The purpose of this solicitation is to identify individuals who can provide one or more of the following: Develop curriculum for training programs as listed within this RFQ or others to be developed. Deliver training, designed to be delivered in a classroom setting at locations of our selection […]

Workforce training courses

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

Now accepting ARC KY-Flex-E-Grant proposals

The Center for Rural Development, in partnership with the Kentucky Department for Local Government (DLG) and the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), is accepting grant proposals for the 2019 KY-ARC Flex-E-Grant program.

Lucky Kentucky Bites cooking class

Hankering for some Kentucky-inspired appetizers and hors d’oeuvres? Whether you’re looking for a light bite to serve at your next spring gathering, or a casual finger food for game day, your guests will be champing at the bit to taste one of these!

Warriors of AniKituhwa: March 21-22 performances

The Center for Rural Development is proud to welcome the Warriors of AniKituhwa from the Museum of the Cherokee Indian to Somerset for two exciting performances for the general public and students of all ages.

The Center Insider Issue 2.1 – Winter 2018-2019 Bridal Edition

The latest issue of The Center Insider is ready for review! This issue includes: Wedding Planning 101 From This Moment Bridal Show Planning a Wedding with The Center Mattmiller Wedding Barker Wedding Spencer Wedding Wedding Jewelry Insights Accomodation Considerations Wedding Day Transportation Advice Weddings Through Time Bridal Bites Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium Marketing One-Stop-Shop Business and Community […]

The Center Insider Issue 1.5 – Fall 2018 Education Edition

The latest issue of The Center Insider is ready for review! This issue includes: Marketing One-Stop-Shop Youth Program Summer Summary Rogers Scholars Alumni Profile Rogers Scholars Rogers Explorers Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (ELI) The Center Provides Broadband Training SOAR Summit 18 Recipes for Family Fun School Time Theatre Center Stage Season Arts and Culture Events Coal Communities Training […]

The Center for Rural Development uses technology to promote economic development

In order to promote the success of local businesses, the Chamber provides an outstanding website that fosters networking and offers valuable online resources. The Center’s Marketing One-Stop-Shop team designed and manages the website tailored to the Chamber’s specific needs.

The Center for Rural Development is now accepting online applications for the 2019 Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (ELI)

The Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute’s purpose is to develop future business leaders and entrepreneurs in Southern and Eastern Kentucky. High school freshmen, sophomores and juniors from throughout The Center’s 45-county service area are encouraged to apply.

Rogers Scholar alumnus joins The Center for Rural Development to build a brighter future

Sarah Smith, a 2004 graduate of The Center for Rural Development’s Rogers Scholars program, has recently joined The Center as a Marketing Coordinator with a focus on fiber. Smith is an example of how the Rogers Scholars program is helping to build a brighter future for rural Kentuckians.

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