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May 8, 2021

Business & Community Training Center Category

Essential skills training for the workplace

Our next “Becoming Your Best in the Workplace” workshop is on Tuesday, May 11, from 9 a.m.-12 PM (Noon) with instructor Jeremy A. Taylor

Forklift Safety: Train the Trainer Workshop

Did you know that in the past few years between 55 and 80 workers die every year due to forklift incidents? OSHA requires that all forklift trainers be knowledgeable about the OSHA requirements of 1910.178 (The Powered Industrial Truck Standard). The Center for Rural Development, in partnership with The Safety Firm LLC, an OSHA-certified safety […]

Harlan County woman receives COAL funding assistance

A single mother of three, Tara Hensley of Harlan County was struggling to make ends meet. Working at a fast-food restaurant was not paying the bills. She knew she had to turn her life around. Receiving training to improve her workforce skills, taking a college course, or looking for another job seemed beyond her reach. […]

Harlan County woman receives training funds

As a mother of three, Jana Stanifer of Harlan County knew she needed more training and education if she wanted to financially support and create a better way of life for her family. She decided to get training as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College. “I needed to complete […]

New training opportunities

Get started with our live online business classes and workplace skills workshops and training on-demand

A Message from President & CEO Lonnie Lawson

The Center is pleased to announce that we are resuming in-person services. Our facility is now open to the general public and operating at 33% capacity.

Register now for Grant Writing 101 workshop

Learning how to write a compelling grant proposal at Grant Writing 101 on Oct. 15 at The Center for Rural Development.

Becoming Your Best in the Workplace training

Laurel County is the next off-site location for a half-day morning training session on Sept. 26 at Jackson Energy Cooperative

Cake artistry inspired by painting class

Lisa Nicholas was so inspired by our painting class that she created a three-tiered cake

Your Own Painted Canvas – Where Fun Meets Art – June 25th

The Center for Rural Development presents the second part of our eight-part painting series   Explore your creative side in The Center for Rural Development’s new painting series, “Your Own Painted Canvas – Where Fun Meets Art”. The Center’s second “Your Own Painted Canvas – Where Fun Meets Art” class on June 25th will feature […]

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