Blog Entries - tag: 'BRIGHT Kentucky'

BRIGHT Graduation 2019

BRIGHT Kentucky Class of 2019 Graduates in Morehead

Posted on: November 26, 2019
Tags: Session Review, BRIGHT Kentucky

The inaugural BRIGHT Kentucky, a Leadership Kentucky program, graduated in Morehead on Friday, November 22, 2019. Forty-eight civic and community leaders from across the Appalachian region of Kentucky celebrated completion of the program at the Morehead Conference Center.

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BRIGHT 2019 in Corbin

Posted on: October 15, 2019
Tags: Session Review, BRIGHT Kentucky

  BRIGHT in Corbin Session Re-Cap By: JaKaye Garth, BRIGHT Kentucky Class of 2019  On September 23-25, 2019 during the 4th session of BRIGHT KY our group of young leaders visited the Cumberland region. We spent the first day in Somerset where

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BRIGHT 2019 in Big Sandy Region

Posted on: September 13, 2019
Tags: Session Review, BRIGHT Kentucky

BRIGHT 2019 visited the Big Sandy Region (Pikeville, Prestonsburg, Paintsville) in early September. The cohort spent time hearing about UPIKE and their collaboration with Pikeville Medical Center. They visited the home place of Loretta Lynn, Stone Crest Golf Course (reclaimed mine), and Pikeville Medical Center. The session ended with attendance at the SOAR Summit. 

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BRIGHT 2019 in Campton

Posted on: August 5, 2019
Tags: Session Review, BRIGHT Kentucky

BRIGHT, a Leadership Kentucky program designed for Eastern Kentuckians, met for the first time in Campton, Kentucky. BRIGHT Kentucky is made possible by a $500,000 ARC grant and private funding from the Whitaker Foundation, SOAR and others.  

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BRIGHT Kentucky Announces Inaugural Class

Posted on: July 25, 2019
Tags: BRIGHT Kentucky

Leadership Kentucky, currently celebrating its 35th anniversary, is proud to announce the members of the inaugural BRIGHT Kentucky Class of 2019. This year’s class includes 50 participants from 29 different ARC counties representing a variety of public and private sectors. Congratulations to these great leaders!

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Gov. Bevin Announces ARC Funding for New Leadership Program in Eastern and Southeastern Kentucky

Posted on: June 7, 2019
Tags: BRIGHT Kentucky

Gov. Matt Bevin’s office today announced that the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has approved a $500,000 grant for the Leadership Kentucky Foundation to help create a new leadership program targeting young professionals in the Kentucky Appalachian corridor, named BRIGHT Kentucky. BRIGHT Kentucky is made possible by the ARC grant and private funding from the Whitaker Foundation and others.

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