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Now Hiring: PRIDE Environmental Education Liaison for Leslie and Perry Counties

Eastern Kentucky PRIDE, Inc., is seeking applications for a part-time, temporary Environmental Education Liaison for Leslie and Perry County Schools. The qualified applicant should possess an associate degree related to education, environmental studies, biology or related field or the equivalent of one year experience facilitating youth programs, classroom teaching or other experience related to environmental […]

Corbin High School’s Red 95.3 FM goes solar

Corbin High School PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month December 2012

Corbin High School won the PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award for its solar-powered Red 95.3 radio station. In the front row are students in the Audio Production class: Kaylee Overbey, Makayla Storms, Catherine Crawford, Tanner Broughton and Jesse Hyde. In the back row are Mark Daniels of Corbin […]

Pulaski County to roll out curbside recycling in 2013

Pulaski County Curbside Recycling Truck

“Start recycling” will be a realistic New Year’s resolution for Pulaski County residents in 2013.In January, Pulaski County will roll out a single-stream, curbside recycling service — which will offer a level of convenience usually enjoyed only in large cities, such as Lexington and Louisville. Pulaski County residents will be able to send items to […]

PRIDE Clubs receive $19,000 for activities

J Waterford, PRIDE Mascot

Students who want to explore nature and serve their communities received a boost from Eastern Kentucky PRIDE, Inc., the nonprofit organization that promotes environmental cleanup and education in southern and eastern Kentucky. PRIDE awarded $19,000 to 76 PRIDE Clubs across the 38-county region. (Please scroll down for a list of recipients.) The […]

Pine Knot Intermediate promotes PRIDE with video

Pine Knot Intermediate School art teacher Page Bryant and students Erin Wilson and Lindsey Jones

Art teacher Page Bryant and students Erin Wilson and Lindsey Jones accepted Pine Knot Intermediate School’s PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award on Nov. 27, 2012. Pine Knot Intermediate School PRIDE Club earned southern and eastern Kentucky’s PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award. The club created a video to encourage all […]

Friend of Lake Cumberland Patrick Emerson is region’s top volunteer

Patrick Emerson PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Dec. 2012

Patrick Emerson (far left) posed with fellow volunteers at the Pumpkin Creek launch ramp during a past Friends of Lake Cumberland Cleanup. Photo submitted by Debbie Schumann. In honor of his dedication to the annual Friends of Lake Cumberland Cleanup, Russell County’s Patrick Emerson was named southern and eastern Kentucky’s PRIDE […]

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