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11
Sep
2013

ELI Winners Recognized with Regions Top Entrepreneurs

Members of the 2013 Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute winning team were recognized on Monday, September 9 at The Center for Rural Development as part of the Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards (EIEA) Luncheon. The regional awards program honors business owners and entrepreneurs for their economic success, community contributions, and operational achievements in a business or non-profit organization. Each member of the […]

09
Sep
2013

Dollars for Scholars 5K Walk/Run

Sixty-three runners and walkers participated in the first annual Dollars for Scholars 5K Walk/Run to support The Center for Rural Development’s Rogers Scholars youth leadership program. The event was held Saturday, Sept. 7, starting at The Center. “We are so grateful to have such a tremendous support base for the Rogers Scholars program. Given this […]

25
Jul
2013

Rogers Explorers offer hands-on help in Morehead

The fourth and final class of The Center for Rural Development’s Rogers Explorers program got underway on Wednesday at Morehead State University. Delaney Stephens, Community Liaison and Youth Programs Coordinator for The Center, welcomed 30 rising high school freshmen from 20 counties in Southern and Eastern Kentucky. As part of the three day, two night […]

16
Jul
2013

Dollars for Scholars 5K Walk/Run

Saturday, September 7, 2013 Please join us for a fun and exciting event to help support the youth of southern and eastern Kentucky! All proceeds go to the Rogers Scholars Program. Registration begins at 7:30 am • Walk/Run begins at 9:00 am The Center for Rural Development • 2292 S. Hwy 27 • Somerset, KY 42501 Registration […]

 
15
Jul
2013

Second class of Scholars graduates

Thirty-two rising high school juniors from Southern and Eastern Kentucky graduated Friday night from the second and final summer session of the 2013 Rogers Scholars youth leadership program. Lonnie Lawson, president and CEO of The Center for Rural Development, and Delaney Stephens, community liaison and youth programs coordinator, presented each graduate with a certificate acknowledging his […]

 
12
Jul
2013

Winning ticket drawn

A Pulaski County woman is the winner of a Houseboat Vacation on Lake Cumberland. Christine Dudley of Somerset will receive a Houseboat Vacation package valued at up to $3,500, including a $200 fuel allowance, from Conley Bottom Resort Marina as the grand-prize winner of The Center for Rural Development’s regional fund-raising campaign to support Rogers Scholars. U.S. […]

 
08
Jul
2013

Rogers Scholars arrive at Lindsey Wilson College

The second class of the 2013 Rogers Scholars arrived on the campus of Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia on Sunday for the last of two summer sessions of the youth leadership program. Delaney Stephens, community liaison and youth programs coordinator, welcomed 32 rising high school juniors from Southern and Eastern Kentucky and their parents to the Rogers Scholars program […]

03
Jul
2013

Rogers Scholars attend formal dinner with college president

Rogers Scholars brushed up on their dining etiquette skills and put on their dancing shoes for a night out on the campus of Lindsey Wilson College attending a formal dinner at the home of college President Dr. William T. Luckey Jr. and his wife, Elise. “The etiquette training and ballroom dancing classes were two very […]

 
27
Jun
2013

Scholars hear from former Gov. Collins

Former Kentucky Gov. Martha Layne Collins spoke to Rogers Scholars Wednesday on the campus of Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia. Collins, the only woman ever elected to the highest office in Kentucky, was invited to speak at a luncheon before the first class of Rogers Scholars. Among the highlights of her administration was the landing […]

17
Jun
2013

Time is running out to purchase tickets

The Center for Rural Development is only four weeks away from a grand prize ticket drawing to see who wins a Houseboat Vacation on Lake Cumberland as part of a regional fundraising campaign to support the Rogers Scholars youth leadership program. The winning ticket will be drawn on July 12th during the second and final week of the 2013 Class […]

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