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Got solid waste? There’s a free workshop for that

PRIDE is pleased to offer free solid waste management training to local officials in our 42-county region. The workshop will be tailored to our area’s solid waste issues, and elected officials may earn continuing education credits, pending approval by the Department for Local Government. We invite elected officials and solid waste professionals to attend one of […]

KidsFest in Somerset on July 12

Enjoy fun activities and games for the whole family while learning green tips to keep our planet healthy! PRIDE is pleased to partner with The Center for Rural Development and Walmart to host this free event for kids.  Learn more at http://centertech.com/2014/06/kidsfest-green-means-go/

Students from 13 counties pick up litter in Columbia

Rogers Explorers picked up litter in Columbia while at Lindsey Wilson College in June 2014.

Future leaders from 13 counties recently got a hands-on lesson in community service in Columbia. On June 11, 30 students spent two hours picking up litter in the Holmes Bend area of Green River Lake. The cleanup event was the community service project for the 2014 class of Rogers Explorers. The students, who will be […]

Students from 15 counties pick up litter in Williamsburg

Rogers Explorers picked up litter in Williamsburg while at the University of the Cumberlands in early June 2014.

Future leaders from 15 counties recently got a hands-on lesson in community service in Williamsburg. On June 8, 30 students spent two hours picking up litter along Hwy. 92 around Walmart and Kentucky Splash Water Park. The cleanup event was the community service project for the 2014 class of Rogers Explorers. The students, who will […]

PRIDE officers in place for 2014-2015

The 2014-2015 leadership team is in place at Eastern Kentucky PRIDE, Inc., the nonprofit organization caring for the environment in 42 counties of southern and eastern Kentucky. At its June 24 meeting, the PRIDE Board of Directors selected its new officers, who, aside from the President, are volunteers. “I appreciate the time and energy these […]

Russell Co. Middle invites visitors to wetland

Students tested water quality and looked for critters in the Russell County Middle School wetland before repairing it on June 9, 2014.

You may have noticed some changes to the landscape in front of Russell County Middle School. As you drive along Hwy. 127, you can see large channel rocks that were added to the school’s wetland on June 9 during a repair project that included 33 students. CLICK HERE TO SEE PHOTOS. “We welcome everyone […]

Tompkinsville Elementary leads city’s Spring Cleanup

Tompkinsville Elementary School teacher Dana Hammer accepted the PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award. Congratulating her were (left to right) Mike Turner, Cecilia Stephens (Monroe County Board of Education), Mayor Jeff Proffitt, Bob Geer (Monroe County Tourism) and Neva Lou Reagan (Tompkinsville PRIDE Coordinator).

Dana Hammer, a teacher at Tompkinsville Elementary School, has been honored as an outstanding volunteer in southern and eastern Kentucky. She received the PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award for leading the TES PRIDE Club to spearhead the Tompkinsville Spring Cleanup Day on April 26, 2014. CLICK HERE TO SEE PHOTOS. PRIDE Club members […]

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