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Eastern Kentucky is working hard to find solutions to the decline in coal jobs. On June 22, 75 business owners and local leaders discussed new possibilities at the Pine Mountain Grill in Whitesburg. The luncheon was part of the Moving Forward – Letcher County initiative that is a partnership between the Kentucky Small Business Development Center and Letcher County Fiscal Court.

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In anticipation of the many business opportunities that could stem from the construction of a new federal prison in Roxana, the Kentucky Small Business Development Center, in partnership with Letcher County Fiscal Court, is sponsoring When Opportunity Knocks, a luncheon and resource fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT June 22 at the Pine Mountain Grill in Whitesburg.

A summer health careers camp and a project to strengthen the nursing care continuum in a rural hospital system recently received seed grants.

A new University of Kentucky program, Next Generation Farmers, is making a difference—especially in Washington County, where the incentive to enroll was $5,000 in cost-share grants.

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