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April 25, 2019

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Kentucky Fried Secrets Cooking Class on May 7

The Center for Rural Development’s Kentucky Fried Secrets Cooking Class May 7 | 6:30-8:30 PM | $25 adults & $15 children (ages 5 and above) There’s no secret about it. Who doesn’t love fried chicken? Chef Mete Sergin will demonstrate how to make some of the best fried chicken ever, along with some delicious Southern […]

Win a houseboat vacation on Lake Cumberland

Enter for a chance to win a fantastic vacation and support our youth in The Center Youth Programs Houseboat Vacation Raffle!

Support our youth programs on KY Gives Day

Show your support for Rogers Scholars, Rogers Explorers, and Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute on Kentucky Gives Day.

Broadband & Barbecue: Connecting Rural Communities

Broadband & Barbecue Connecting Rural Communities Thursday, June 6th 10 a.m – 3 p.m. EDT Hazard Community and Technical College First Federal Center One Community College Drive Hazard, KY 41701 Register at Please join us for an informative day of learning about the future of broadband in Eastern Kentucky. KentuckyWired: Update The Center: Technology Assistance […]

Sheltowee Artisans art exhibit

View more than 50 different art pieces from some of the finest artisans in Southern and Eastern Kentucky in The Center for Rural Development’s new art exhibit by Sheltowee Artisans.

G&W Construction Milestone On KentuckyWired Project

G&W Construction hit a monumental milestone March 19, 2019 on the KentuckyWired project by installing over 1,000,000 ft of Fiber.

Broadband ReConnect Workshops: Continuing Education Credits

These events qualify for continuing education credits through the Kentucky Department for Local Government County Officials Training Program.
Prestonsburg = 6 credit hours
Mayfield = 5 credit hours

Broadband ReConnect Workshops: Meet the Speakers

Meet the Speakers   Kenneth Kuchno Assistant Deputy Administrator, Rural Utilities Service Mr. Kuchno is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University.  He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering in 1980. Mr. Kuchno started his career with the Rural Electrification Administration (now Rural Utilities Service) directly after graduating from Penn State in […]

The Center for Rural Development recently provided a training class to emergency responders in McDonough County, IL

The Center for Rural Development recently provided a training class to emergency responders in McDonough County, Illinois through our partner, the Security and Emergency Response Training Center. The Responding to Incidents Involving Flammable Liquids Transported by Rail classes are funded by the U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. “The Center provides […]

Grant Writing 201 workshop: May 2

If you want to learn more about federal grants, Grant Writing 201 is for you!

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