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May 22, 2019

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Broadband & Barbecue Agenda: What’s On Our Plate

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 Highway 15 South Register at https://conta.cc/2Zj9uKI Agenda: What’s On Our Plate USE – How to leverage connectivity to grow your local economy ACCESS – How to improve […]

Now offering fiber optic courses

Are you interested in a career in fiber optics? We can help! The Center for Rural Development, in partnership with the KCTCS schools, invites you to continue your education by attending one or more of these Certified Fiber Optics (CFO) training courses, to help you become the most qualified in your field! CFO Technician: May […]

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 https://conta.cc/2Zj9uKI Please join us for an informative day of learning about the future of broadband in Eastern Kentucky. KentuckyWired: Update The Center: Technology Assistance […]

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 […]

Broadband ReConnect Workshops: Agenda

You are invited to attend the upcoming Broadband ReConnect Workshops. Two free workshops will be held near the end of this month. The first will take place on Tuesday, March 26th, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. EDT, at the Mountain Arts Center in Prestonsburg, KY, for interested parties in Eastern Kentucky. The second workshop will be […]

Broadband ReConnect Workshops: Preliminary Agenda

Does your Community need true high speed broadband? Do you want to learn more about USDA’s new $600 million Broadband Grant/Loan program, ReConnect? Meet Mr. Ken Kuchno, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Telecommunication at USDA! The man who literally wrote the rules for the ReConnect Program is coming to Kentucky from Washington DC. You can’t get a more accurate source […]

ReConnect Workshops: Save the Dates

Please joins us for an informative day of learning about the new $600 Million USDA ReConnect Broadband Loan and Grant Program as well as the Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant Program and Community Connect Grant Program. Also learn about The Center’s efforts to bring broadband access to Eastern Kentucky through it’s Technology Assistance Program. Registration […]

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.

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