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Contained below is a listing of organizations that are working to collaborate, enhance, and provide community to our region.  HazardHappenings is glad to add your organization! 

Appalachian Arts Alliance

Purpose:  The Appalachian Arts Alliance works out of Perry County to promote creative expression and coordinate our artists and upcoming events!


Art Of The Mountains

Mission:  The Mission of Art of the Mountains is to increase public awareness and appreciation of the unique heritage and talent of the southeastern Kentucky region.


Community Farm Alliance

Mission:  CFA's mission is to organize and encourage cooperation among farmers, rural, and urban citizens, through leadership development and grassroots democratic processes, to ensure an essential, prosperous place for family-scale agriculture in our economies and communities.


Hazard Community and Technical College

Mission:  HCTC is a comprehensive, public community and technical college that empowers diverse learners, building self-confidence and leadership capacity for lifelong personal success and community enhancement. A member of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, HCTC primarily serves Eastern Kentucky as a collaborative catalyst for blending honored Appalachian traditions with diverse global innovations

About:  HCTC is a comprehensive, public community and technical college that empowers diverse learners, building self-confidence and leadership capacity for lifelong personal success and community enhancement.


Hazard Lions Club

About:  Where There's A Need, There's A Lion

Whenever a Lions club gets together, problems get smaller. And communities get better. That's because we help where help is needed in our own communities and around the world – with unmatched integrity and energy.

The World's Largest Service Club Organization

Our 46,000 clubs and 1.4+ million members make us the world's largest service club organization. We're also one of the most effective. Our members do whatever is needed to help their local communities. Everywhere we work, we make friends. With children who need eyeglasses, with seniors who don’t have enough to eat and with people we may never meet.
We serve.


Hazard-Perry County Women's Club

The Hazard-Perry County Women's Club is a civic group consisting of local women who have come together to support our community by dedicating our time, attention and resources to families, students and children in need.
Phone (606) 233-2727

Hazard Rotary Club

The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:

FIRST. The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;

SECOND. High ethical standards in business and professions, the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations, and the dignifying of each Rotarian's occupation as an opportunity to serve society;

THIRD. The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian's personal, business, and community life;

FOURTH. The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.

Avenues of Service

Based on the Object of Rotary, the Avenues of Service are Rotary’s philosophical cornerstone and the foundation on which club activity is based:

Club Service focuses on strengthening fellowship and ensuring the effective functioning of the club.
Vocational Service encourages Rotarians to serve others through their vocations and to practice high ethical standards.

Community Service covers the projects and activities the club undertakes to improve life in its community.

International Service encompasses actions taken to expand Rotary’s humanitarian reach around the globe and to promote world understanding and peace.

The Four-Way Test

The test, which has been translated into more than 100 languages, asks the following questions:
Of the things we think, say or do

Is it the TRUTH?

Is it FAIR to all concerned?


Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?

Harard Rotary Club Imagination Library

Mission:  Imagination Library mails one new, age appropriate book each month to registered children from birth until age five at no cost to the family. Books arrive in the child's name and are theirs to keep, read and enjoy. We encourage every child under age 5 in PERRY COUNTY, KENTUCKY to participate.


InVision Hazard

Mission Statement.  InVision Hazard is the open public forum where local people gather to imagine new possibilities, make useful connections, and act together as a vital catalyst for developing an engaging downtown that serves everyone as a vibrant center for community life.

Vision Statement.  We envision a revitalized downtown Hazard that: 1—Provides a beacon for new business start-ups; 2—Strengthens the resilience of existing enterprises; 3—Showcases the arts and culture, built environment, and the natural surroundings of our particular place; and 4—Contributes to providing sustainable livelihoods for local people and to the patient building up of multiple forms of enduring community wealth.



About:  We are a group of volunteers dedicated to improving the lives of children and our community by various volunteer activities.


Northfork Local Food

The mission of NorthFork Local Food is to increase access to locally grown and produced foods within communities along and around the North Fork of the Kentucky River. NorthFork envisions a local food system that is robust, accessible, and sustainable.

Phone (606) 439-1357


Purpose:  Pathfinders of Perry County is a non-profit citizen action group that promotes community wellbeing, health and engagement through development of routes and destinations for non-motorized transportation and recreation.


Perry County Community Foundation

About:  A Community Foundation is a grant-making public charity established by local citizens to promote giving and improve the quality of life in the community. It is a starting place for people who have always wanted to give, and for people who never knew they could. It’s a place to bring ideas, and to take them forward.



Save The Children

To inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.
Phone:  (800) 728-3843