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Eastern Scholar House

Program Applications

KRFDC will be holding information sessions for the Eastern Scholar House Program. If you are interested in pursuing a college education while participating in supportive services such as case management, housing, and child care, you should attend one of the following sessions:

February 15, 2017 (Weds)
February 21, 2017 (Tues)
February 28, 2017 (Tues)

All sessions will be held from 4-5pm, New Science Building,
EKU Campus, Room #3104, Richmond, KY 40475

Eastern Scholar House Program is open to qualifying students with a long-term goal of self-sufficiency who would benefit from living in an educationally driven and supportive environment. To register for one of the upcoming sessions, please contact Vicki Jozefowicz at jozef@foothillscap.org today! Applications will ONLY be available at these sessions until February 28, 2017, when they will then be available only by individual request.

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Eastern Scholar House program

Notice of Public Hearing

Foothills Express

Kentucky River Foothills Development Council, Inc. (KRFDC) dba Foothills Express will hold a public hearing at 5:00 p.m. (EST) Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at its main office conference room, located at 309 Spangler Drive, Richmond, Kentucky. The purpose of the public hearing is to discuss potential route changes to the Big E Transit service offered by Foothills Express on the campus of Eastern Kentucky University. The meeting is fully accessible to persons with disabilities. Transportation assistance will be provided if needed with advanced reservations being made by calling (859) 624-3236 no later than 12pm February 14, 2017. If an ADA Reasonable Accommodation is needed, please call (859) 624-3236 to request arrangements no later than 12pm February 14, 2017.There will be no significant environmental impact as a result of these potential changes. Regulations regarding the disabled and the elderly will be complied with. Comments may be made in person or through written submissions. Please send written submissions to Foothills Express ATTN: Transportation Director, 309 Spangler Drive Richmond, KY 40475 no later than Wednesday, February 15, 2017.





Helping People. Changing Lives.


Kentucky River Foothills Development Council, Inc. is committed to the promise of helping people and changing lives. Foothills has a 54 year history of community improvement and promoting self-sufficiency among the area’s low income population. The agency, which primarily serves Clark, Estill, Madison, and Powell counties, embraces a philosophy of needs-based strategies and family-based services leading to family self-sufficiency and economic self-reliance.




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