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Volunteers net 3 tons of trash from Laurel Lake

Fog and chilly temperatures did not hinder the 247 volunteers who participated in the 25th annual Laurel Lake Cleanup on Saturday, April 20.They pulled three tons of trash and 860 pounds of recyclables from the lake’s shores in just three and one-half hours. Whitley County won the Volunteer Cup with 105 volunteers. Ninety-one volunteers registered […]

Karen Kelly passes torch to Tammie Wilson at PRIDE

Tammie Wilson

The Board of Directors of Eastern Kentucky PRIDE, Inc., has named Tammie Wilson as its interim President/Chief Executive Officer until May, when the board will meet to make her selection permanent. Wilson, who is currently the PRIDE Vice President/Chief Operating Officer, replaces Karen Kelly at the helm of PRIDE. Kelly is leaving PRIDE to become […]

April 16: Volunteer to “clean sweep” US 27 in Pulaski County

On Tuesday, April 16, volunteers will team up to pick up roadside litter during the fifth annual PRIDE Clean Sweep of US 27. All volunteers will enjoy a free lunch and chance at door prizes. Free T-shirts also will be given to volunteers, while supplies last. The PRIDE Clean Sweep will focus on US 27 […]

April 13: Volunteer at “Niagara of the South”

Cumberland Falls

Volunteers of all ages are invited to join the sixth annual PRIDE Spring Cleanup at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park on Saturday, April 13. From 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. ET, volunteers will pick up litter along Hwy. 90 and other roads near the park. Volunteer registration will begin at 9 a.m. at the gift […]

April is PRIDE Spring Cleanup Month … Volunteer!

Our region’s beauty comes to life in April. Now is the time to clean our roads, streams and favorite spots. Then, we can enjoy the scenery, and it will look its best for visitors. Please volunteer to pick up litter in April. Invite your friends and family to enjoy the great outdoors […]

Dale Hollow Spring Cleanup champions are region’s top volunteers

Mark Brewington and Patty Brendel accepted their plaques for the PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award at the Dale Hollow Spring Cleanup on March 23.

Patty Brendel and Mark Brewington were honored at the Dale Hollow Spring Cleanup on March 23 for their leadership in organizing the event and for promoting recycling.They received the PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award from Eastern Kentucky PRIDE, a nonprofit organization with the mission of promoting environmental cleanup and education across 42 counties of […]

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