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Rural Summit

We at the NC Rural Center want to thank each and every one of you who joined us at the 2022 Rural Summit.
Each year, we think of the Rural Summit as our state’s rural homecoming, a chance for our local leaders and state partners to come together in conversation and celebration. This year was no different. We welcomed more than 400 people from all across the state for two days of education and engagement with their peers and knowledge experts from around the state and across the country.
Building a Stronger Tomorrow: The world around us is changing rapidly, and the stakes are high to ensure that our rural leaders have access to, and are equipped with the tools and resources to work towards resiliency for the future. 
Thank you to all who attended the 2022 Rural Summit! We deeply appreciate your participation, energy, and commitment to rural North Carolina. 


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Awards in Rural Excellence

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Rural Collaboration: Ed Hunt and Zach Barricklow  Rural Entrepreneurs of the Year: Stanley Hughes and Linda Leach-Hughes
Rural Leader of the Year: Julie Beck Community Bank of the Year: KS Bank

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