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DEADLINE EXTENDED: Apply by Feb. 12 for $500 education grants

Did snow days slow you down? No problem! We have extended the deadline to apply for the $500 PRIDE Environmental Education Grants. The application is easy to complete. If you have any questions, we would be happy to walk you through the application. Please call us, toll free, at 888-577-4339, or send […]

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Avoid creating microplastics … and 6 more resolutions for a Green 2016

#1: AVOID CREATING MICROPLASTICS: Massive amounts of tiny plastic fragments are ending up in our waterways and aquatic life. Scientists are sounding the alarm. How can you help? Avoid products that contain microbeads (cleansers, toothpaste, etc). Reduce, reuse and recycle plastics. (At the least, make sure they are in the trash, instead of blowing into […]

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Union College students are region’s top volunteers

The Union College freshman class earned the PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award for participating in Service Day — one-day service “blitz” in their new community. On Aug. 22, groups of 20 to 25 students performed community service at 13 locations in the region, including Clearfork Community Institute, Knox-Whitley Animal Shelter, Lend-A-Hand Center, Goodwill Industries, […]

Photo by Union College. Dr. Marcia Hawkins, President; Emily Harless, Bradley Lewis, Becky Calhoun (PRIDE), Logan Smith, Cathy Lenox (PRIDE), Taylor Logan, Jodi Carroll, Director of the Center for Civic Engagement.Photo by Union College. Dr. Marcia Hawkins, President; Emily Harless, Bradley Lewis, Becky Calhoun (PRIDE), Logan Smith, Cathy Lenox (PRIDE), Taylor Logan, Jodi Carroll, Director of the Center for Civic Engagement.

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Avoid creating microplastics … and 6 more resolutions for a Green 2016

New Year Resolutions Web Cover 2016

#1: AVOID CREATING MICROPLASTICS: Massive amounts of tiny plastic fragments are ending up in our waterways and aquatic life. Scientists are sounding the alarm. How can you help? Avoid products that contain microbeads (cleansers, toothpaste, etc). Reduce, reuse and recycle plastics. (At the least, make sure they are in the trash, instead of blowing into […]

Free Trainings for Water/Wastewater Operators in 2016

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PRIDE is pleased to partner with the Kentucky Rural Water Association to present free training workshops for elected officials, drinking water professionals, and wastewater professionals, thanks to a grant from USDA Rural Development. The workshops target the 42 counties served by PRIDE. The objective is to help attendees better perform their roles and enhance the […]

Connect with PRIDE online and win a door prize

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Congratulations to our last winner: Shawn Neikirk Anderson! We hold a door prize drawing monthly to thank people who have connected with PRIDE online. Right now, the prize is a PRIDE T-shirt. The next drawing will be February 1. Your name will be entered in the drawing every month if you: 1. Subscribe to the […]

Fall in with Roadside PRIDE volunteers

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Now is the time to volunteer for southern and eastern Kentucky’s fall cleanup campaign, Roadside PRIDE. “These sunny fall days are the perfect time for outdoor projects, like making our yards, roads and parks look their best,” said Tammie Wilson of PRIDE, the nonprofit organization that organizes volunteer cleanup events across the 42-county region. “If […]

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