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  •   SOAR Executive Board Unanimously Select KARD Applicants to Receive $1.5 Million PIKEVILLE, KY. (April 28, 2016) – By unanimous written consent, the SOAR Executive Board approved to recommend applicants to the Kentucky Department of Local Government for funding from the Kentucky Appalachian Regional Development (KARD) Fund. Pending final approval

  • KENTUCKY POWER AWARDS $25,000 TO SOAR TO FUND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

      PIKEVILLE, Ky., March 30, 2016 – SOAR: Shaping Our Appalachian Region on Wednesday became the latest recipient of a Kentucky Power grant earmarked to promote economic development in the region. The organization received the first of three $25,000 annual awards to support its efforts to build the economy of

  • Rogers, Larson, Cohen, and Wilson Introduce Bi-Partisan Legislation to Spur Job Creation and Investment in Promise Zones

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY), U.S. Rep. John B. Larson (D-CT) Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN), and Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC) introduced The Promise Zone Job Creation Act to create new tax credits to incentivize the hiring of residents of federally-designated Promise Zones. It would also encourage