In addition to the SOAR meetings at The Center, individuals are also invited to register and attend the East Kentucky Leadership Conference. The two-day statewide conference will be held April 24-25 at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset. The conference is designed to bring together leaders and community members from all walks of life and throughout eastern Kentucky to discuss issues important to the region, share ideas and devise solutions to problems that have kept the region from reaching its fullest potential.
The conference theme is "Transforming Crisis into Opportunity", which will build upon the SOAR initiative, and will offer paricipants a unique opportunity to discover and develop creative solutions to problems in the region.
This year, the conference features guest speakers, Congressman Hal Rogers, Governor Steve Beshear and David C. WIlhelm, Chief Strategy Officer at Hecate Energy.
The cost to attend is $30.00 for registration prior to April 20th and $35.00 after that.
Register online by visiting http://www.eklf.org or call The Center at 606-677-6000.
To register for the SOAR session and working group meetings ONLY, please click the register button below.