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October 27, 2021

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Indoor and Outdoor Space Rentals to Meet Your Business and Event Needs

Your guests can still enjoy sitting together with their friends in a fun, safe environment at The Center for Rural Development. We realize these are difficult and challenging times and we are taking additional steps to ensure the health and safety of everyone who rents space in our facility. We offer both indoor and outdoor space rentals […]

September is National Preparedness Month!

    National Preparedness Month (NPM) is recognized each September to promote family and community disaster planning now and throughout the year. As our nation continues to respond to COVID-19, there is no better time to be involved this September.The 2020 NPM theme is: “Disasters Don’t Wait. Make Your Plan Today.” Take the time today to […]

Fiber Internet is Now Live at the Slade Welcome Center

As 2020 unfolds it is becoming more apparent than ever that reliable, affordable internet access is an essential service for individuals and businesses alike. Dependable high-speed, high-capacity internet has become a necessity much like electricity, water and sewer. For many years Kentucky has been at or near the bottom of national and international rankings for […]

SOAR to host virtual Startup Appalachia Pitch Competition in Somerset on August 4

Six regional competitions will lead to Grand Finale and $5,000 prize

Come in, We’re Open

The Center for Rural Development is open for business and ready to meet your business and event needs.

The Center Insider Issue 3.1 – Spring 2020 Bridal Edition

The latest issue of The Center Insider is ready for review! This issue includes: Have Your Wedding Plans Been Disrupted? Wedding Questions Livestream Your Wedding at The Center Minimonies & Microweddings Wedding Stationery Wedding Catering Accommodation Considerations Front-Desk / Help-Desk Training Rogers Scholars Alum Joins NASA The Center’s Connectivity Chronicles Marketing One-Stop-Shop RDPC Train Virtually

Next yard sale: Sept. 12

Do you have items to sale or are you looking for merchandise at yard sale prices?

The Center Educates Another Class of Certified Fiber Optic Technicians as COVID-19 Restrictions Ease

The Center sponsored fiber education for last-mile service providers and industry professionals as they prepare for their use of the wholesale services provided by KentuckyWired. Through a partnership with KCTCS, a Certified Fiber Optic Technician (CFOT) class was offered at Somerset Community College’s Lineman Training Center.

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 […]

The Center Can Help You Deliver Professional Video Messaging

“The Center’s state-of-the-art technology helped to provide a wonderful experience for all participants at a very affordable price.” -Bobby Clue

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