Numbers continue to surge for upcoming Eastern Kentucky summit
The number of Kentuckians that have pre-registered for an upcoming summit in Pike County has nearly doubled in just over one week. Eastern Kentucky leaders organized the Shaping Our Appalachian Region summit in an effort to help find ways to improve the economy in Appalachia and Eastern Kentucky. In just over a week, the number of those pre-registered for the event has risen from 600 to over 1,100. The summit was organized in part by Governor Steve Beshear. The SOAR summit will take place December 9th at the East Kentucky Expo Center in Pikeville.