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Anderson Named Settlement’s Eighth Executive Director

Hindman Settlement School’s Board of Directors welcomes Will Anderson as the next Executive Director, beginning June 1, 2021.  Will Anderson comes to the Settlement with more than twenty years of leadership experience serving as a senior executive in the finance, corporate management, and nonprofit fields. Most recently, Will served as the Executive Director for Retired Senior …

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Plowing New Ground

Spring is in the air on Troublesome Creek and folks are itching to get ground turned, feel the moist soil on their hands, and see sprouts emerge. After a trying and tiring 2020, I am grateful this spring for bringing a sense of renewal and hope, and with that comes opportunity; the opportunity to make …

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Celebrating Women’s Day: Founding Mothers

In celebration of International Women’s Month, the Hindman Settlement School would like to honor the women of Southeast Kentucky that have changed Appalachia through their service. Hindman Settlement School, unlike many organizations in the early 1900s, was founded by two women: Katherine Pettit and May Stone. These two individuals worked in tandem, creating the first …

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