Kentucky Rural Medical Educators Conference, at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, will bring together those who are preparing health workforce for rural Kentucky. Dr. Robert Bowman and Kentucky rural health leaders will review rural workforce declines to come and the solutions that actually work.
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Monday, 05.06 - Friday, 05.10
Portland is known as “the big city with small town feet,” City of Roses, PDX, P-town, Stumptown, Bridge City or Beervana. With its spectacular scenery, mild weather, and exciting things to do, Portland is the perfect setting for the NeighborWorks Training Institute. Today more than half-million people live in the greater metro area and the city boasts stunning examples of economic development and community advancements. Portland has also received a number of recent accolades, the most noteworthy being one of the nation’s greenest cities. Enjoy superlative sights and sounds of the city, while receiving the best training in community development. Join us for the Portland NeighborWorks Training Institute.
Tuesday, 05.07 - Friday, 05.10
NRHA's Annual Rural Health Conference is the nation's largest rural health conference, created for all of those with an interest in rural health care, including rural health practitioners, hospital administrators, clinic directors and lay health workers, social workers, state and federal health employees, academics, community members and more.
This one-day conference, to be held before the National Rural Health Association's annual meeting, will address key health policy issues affecting Kentucky through a rural health lens. Speakers will address the evolving roles of providers in rural health care delivery, telemedicine, Affordable Care Act implementation in the Commonwealth, and the changing responsibilities of public health in rural Kentucky.
Thursday, 05.09 - Friday, 05.10
The Texas Hospital Home Health Association focuses on the special issues, needs and concerns affecting a hospital home health program's ability to provide home health care services in their community. The association serves hospital-based home health programs of all sizes in both rural and urban settings.
If you want to learn more about USDA RDs Section 502 Direct Loan and Section 504 Loan and Grant Repair Program, this audio-web conference is for you!
The Housing Assistance Council invites you to participate in a webinar on USDA Rural Development’s Section 502 single-family housing direct and guaranteed loan and Section 504 Repair Loan and Elderly Grant Programs. Discussion will include the purpose, eligibility requirements, loan terms, and regulations of each of the programs. Participants will also learn about the conditional commitment process as a unique program feature and how these soft commitments can be the basis for developing a single unit or multiple units more efficiently.
This webinar is supported by The Atlantic Philanthropies.
Friday, 05.17 - Saturday, 05.18
The Foundation for Sustainable Forests and the Forest Guild presents the 2nd Annual Loving the Land Through Working Forests Conference.
May 17: Speakers' Program Featuring Wendell Berry and Friends
May 18: In-the-field sessions
Speakers and presenters include: Wendell Berry;, Mike DeBonis, executive director of the Forest Guild; Jason Rutledge, director of the Healing Harvest Forest Foundation; Troy Firth, president of the Foundation for Sustainable Forests; Cecile Stelter, District Forester, Pennsylvania Bureau of Forests; Suzanne Boyden, Ph.D., assistant professor of ecology, Clarion University of Pennsylvania; Jim Finley, Ibberson Chair in Forest Resource Management, Penn State University; Sarah Sargent, Pennsylvania Audubon, J. Michael Campbell, Ph.D., Mercyhurst University, Rich Bowden, Ph.D. Environmental Sciences, Allegheny College, and several others.
The Dollar General Literacy Foundation is accepting applications for youth literacy grants of up to $4,000 from schools, public libraries and nonprofits located within twenty miles of a Dollar General store that are working to help students who are below grade level or experiencing difficulty reading.
Friday, 05.31 - Saturday, 06.01
82nd Annual Athens Old Fiddlers Reunion: jam session Friday night, contest Saturday with playoff @ 5 pm and dance at 8 pm. Come one and all to the Courthouse Square.