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February 2017

Kendra Scott Jewelry Gives Back

February 23, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-5
Kendra Scott Jewelry, 15900 La Cantera PKWY
San Antonio, TX 78256 United States

Hey Everyone, We are having our first event on February 23rd.  We are teaming up with our friends at Kendra Scott Jewelry.  Take a preview of her selection at www.kendrascott.com and find what you want. On the 23rd, stop by the La Cantera store or phone in an order to 210-399-2854 during the hours of 5:30pm – 8:30pm Central Standard Time.  Kendra Scott will give 20% of the sales during this timeframe to Appalachian Connection!  We certainly appreciate your support.  Happy Shopping!  ;

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April 2017

Interviews for 2017 Scholarship Applicants

April 19, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-5
First Trust Bank, Hazard, KY 41701 United States

The Appalachian Connection Scholarship selection committee will be conducting interviews for the final round of applicants

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2017 Scholarship award presentation

April 20, 2017

Appalachian Connection will be presenting their 2017 $10,000 scholarship to a Perry County high school student.

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WSGS-FM interview with Appalachian Connection president John M. Cornett

April 20, 2017 @ 7:30 am UTC-5

Our fearless leader John Cornett will be live on the radio at 7:30am on Thursday. Make sure to tune in to WSGS in Hazard to hear what he has to say.

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Big Blue Smokehouse hosts Appalachian Connection fundraiser

April 20, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-5
Big Blue Smokehouse, 123 Corporate Dr
Hazard, KY 41701 United States

Please come out to Big Blue Smokehouse on Thursday night between 6-9pm. You can hear more about our scholarship and the fine people of Big Blue Smokehouse will be donating 10% of all proceeds to Appalachian Connection during that time.   http://www.thebigbluesmokehouse.com

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October 2017

Kendra Scott Jewelry Gives Back to Appalachia!

October 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
Kendra Scott Jewelry, 15900 La Cantera PKWY
San Antonio, TX 78256 United States

 Hi Everyone! Back by popular demand! We are teaming up once again with our friends at Kendra Scott Jewelry.  Preview their selection at www.kendrascott.com and select a beautiful piece of jewelry, then call the store at 210-399-2854 to place your order. You must call the store, or stop by in person, for Appalachian Connection to receive credit. Kendra Scott will give 20% of the sales during the hours of 7pm – 9pm Eastern Time to Appalachian Connection! Proceeds support college scholarships;

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Join us for a Reunion of Friends

October 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Shakespeare and Co, 1908 Bryant Rd
Lexington, KY 40509 United States

Join us for a Reunion of Friends at   We’re using Appalachian Connection as an excuse to bring us Eastern Kentuckians together from both near and far; to eat, drink and maybe do a little cutting up. So come on by Shakespeare’s at Hamburg in Lexington on Friday, October 26th to have some fun. We’ll do a short little talk about what we’ve been up to at Appalachian Connection, but the main purpose of this event is to just have;

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November 2017

Support Appalachian Students and Make a Difference

November 28, 2017

November 28th is #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back! This #GivingTuesday, we invite you to join us in helping our Appalachian students realize their dreams of higher education. Since Appalachian Connection began in 2016,  we have contributed $20,000 to support two college scholarships! We can’t wait to assist even more students from our region! Here are a few ways you can help our misson. Donate to support student scholarships- every dollar helps! Share with your social networks– like our Facebook Page,;

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