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The Kentucky Procurement Technical Assistance Center will host two workshops, Finding and Winning Simplified Acquisitions to Grow Your Business and Joint Ventures, Teaming, Mentor Protégé Agreements and Federal Laws Impacting Your Bottom Line on Aug. 27 at the Frankfort Convention Center. Sessions will be concurrent at 9 a.m. to noon and 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT.

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The Rural Child Poverty Nutrition Center at the University of Kentucky is accepting grant applications to help lower instances of childhood hunger in some of the nation’s most persistently poor areas.

About 85 percent of all persistently poor counties in the United States are in rural areas, and children are one of the most vulnerable groups within rural America.

CAFE and Lexington played host to community development experts from around the world, who met to discuss the roles of creativity and culture in the creation of strong communities.

Three UKAg professors received a grant to help local female farmers in the African country sell their food to schools.

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