Blueprint Partners

PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Shaping Our Appalachian Region, Inc. (SOAR) is pleased to announce its newest Blueprint Partners. 

The program is open to individuals, businesses, and organizations.  It provides extensive networking opportunities for those who participate, as well as opportunities to serve on advisory boards, access to communications and updates, increased access to resource partners, and discounts to SOAR-related events. 

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The newest members of the program are: Sustainable Business Ventures, Rockcastle County Development Board, BitSource, Berea College, Thatcher’s Downtown, Cumberland Gap Regional Tourism Association, Andy Elliott, DMD, Meridzo Ministries, Senator Ray S. Jones, Shirt Gallery, Southeast Kentucky Economic Development Corporation, Benham Schoolhouse Inn, Mill Creek Software, Mountain Arts Center, American Metal Works, Prestonsburg Tourism Commission, Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs, CEDIK at the University of Kentucky, Inquiry Technologies, AppHarvest, City of Prestonsburg, Kentucky Innovation Network Pikeville Office, Paintsville/Johnson County Trail Town Committee, Challenger Learning Center of Kentucky, BigFoot International Sales and Marketing, Kentucky National Lands Trust, Kentucky Waterways Alliance, Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (MACED), Members Choice Credit Union, Mt. Folly Enterprises, Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center, Royalton Trail Town, Inc., The Beattyville Enterprise, Yoga on Main,  Via Media, Peoples Rural Telephone Cooperative, Teach for America – Appalachia, Morehead/Rowan County Chamber of Commerce, Morehead Tourism.

Commission, Big Sandy Community Action Program, Unlimited Realty andAuction Service, Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation, Harlan County Fiscal Court, Paintsville Tourism Commission, Chocolat Inn and Café, Harlan County Community Action Agency, One East Kentucky, Silver Liner, Daniel Boone Community Action Agency, Concord and Branch, Grayson Gallery and Art Center, Teleworks USA, Downtown Beattyville Alliance, Kentucky Main Street, Kentucky Heritage Council, Rural Up, Inc., Young Professionals of Eastern Kentucky, Eastern Kentucky PRIDE, Kentucky Natural Lands Trust, and the UPS Store of Pikeville.

Being a part of the Blueprint Partner program is easy.  Visit and register.  SOAR is requesting an annual tax-deductible gift of $50 for businesses and $10 for individuals, however, if individuals and organizations cannot contribute they can apply for a waiver which will be determined by SOAR staff.