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33,406 volunteers served in PRIDE Spring Cleanup

Steve Edge, Scott Moore and Robby Blair accept the City of London's PRIDE Spring Cleanup Award from Congressman Hal Rogers

Congressman Hal Rogers joined PRIDE on June 28 to announce that a record-breaking number of volunteers picked up litter across southern and eastern Kentucky during PRIDE Spring Cleanup Month in April, and he presented trophies to the counties, cities, schools and nonprofit agencies that recruited the most Spring Cleanup volunteers. […]

Barbara Begley is Laurel Lake steward

Barbara Begley, PRIDE Volunteer of the Month, June 2011

For faithfully picking up litter at Laurel River Lake, Barbara Begley earned southern and eastern Kentucky’s PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award. Begley, who owns property near the lake, has removed nearly 900 bags of trash from the lakeshore in the last eight years. She picks up litter as she travels the shoreline in a […]

Three Lawrence County elementary schools shared the PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award

Louisa East Elementary

For giving fourth-graders an unforgettable lesson in fighting litter, three Lawrence County elementary schools shared the PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award. Blaine Elementary School, Fallsburg Elementary School and Louisa East Elementary School received plaques from PRIDE. PRIDE also presented certificates of appreciation to all fourth-graders who participated in the project. The award-winning […]

US 27 Clean Sweep

Volunteers from the Pulaski County Public Library's PRIDE Club

On May 11, PRIDE presented plaques and Eastern Redbud trees to the five organizations with the largest number of volunteers participating in the third annual PRIDE Clean Sweep of US 27. The five volunteer groups with the most volunteers were: Somerset High School, Somerset Community College, Kentucky Department of Transportation-District 8, South Kentucky RECC and […]

NLMS tours Salato Wildlife Center with PRIDE

North Laurel Group

As a reward for winning the PRIDE Champion of the Earth Award, North Laurel Middle School students toured the Salato Wildlife Education Center in Frankfort on May 31.  At the Salato Center, they experienced Kentucky’s diverse regional ecosystems and the state’s wealth of fish, plants and animals. They toured the native plant greenhouse and then […]

Pride Progress 2011, Issue 1

PRIDE Progress is the quarterly newsletter of Eastern Kentucky PRIDE.  You can view the interactive Virtual Magazine edition or Download the PDF. To be added to the mailing list, please click here.

Greenfrog Gazette 2011, Issue 1

The Green Frog Gazette is the semi-annual environmental education newsletter of Eastern Kentucky PRIDE. You can view the interactive Virtual Magazine edition or Download the PDF. To be added to the mailing list, please click here.

How to be a PRIDEful Recycler Workshop & PRIDE Spring Cleanup Awards Luncheon

PRIDEful Recycler logo

PRIDE, in Partnership with Whayne Supply Company, with special guest Congressman Hal Rogers, cordially invites you and your guests to attend a workshop on expanding recycling to the advantage of your community and our region. Workshop Highlights Tom Heil, Kentucky Recycling & Local Assistance Branch on: Why Recycling Pays How to Start A Recycling Program […]

May 2011: Barbara Ayers, Harlan County

Cumberland resident Barbara Ayers has been named southern and eastern Kentucky’s PRIDE Volunteer of the Month. “This plaque is given for May 2011, but it really represents 14 years of service to Harlan County as a PRIDE volunteer,” said PRIDE’s Mark Davis, who surprised Ayers with the award today at the Kentucky Coal Museum. “Ms. […]

May 2011: Hayes Lewis Elementary

Hayes Lewis Elementary

Eastern Kentucky PRIDE has recognized Hayes Lewis Elementary School for its SciPride Club, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. “Hayes Lewis Elementary has one of the oldest PRIDE Clubs in the region, so that’s a great accomplishment,” said PRIDE’s Mark Davis. Davis presented a plaque of appreciation to the school’s PRIDE Club last […]

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