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SOAR Strategy Summit Monday in Pikeville

Will be broadcast live on TV, Internet

FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 7, 2015) — The Shaping Our Appalachian Region (SOAR) Strategy Summit will take place at 9 a.m. on Monday at the East Kentucky Expo Center in Pikeville. Gov. Steve Beshear and Rep. Hal Rogers, who initiated SOAR in 2013, will attend the summit.

soarLive coverage will air on KET KY channel and online at www.ket.org/live, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. WYMT-TV will also air live coverage from 9 to 11 and 2:15 to 5 p.m. on WYMT and wymt.com.

Also scheduled to attend are:

  • Jared Arnett, executive director, SOAR
  • U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez
  • Earl F. Gohl, federal co-chair, Appalachian Regional Commission
  • Lillian Salerno, administrator, Rural Business-Cooperative Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Wendy Spencer, CEO, Corporation for National and Community Service
  • Jay Williams, assistant secretary of commerce for economic development, Economic Development Administration
  • Members of the Kentucky General Assembly