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Take PRIDE … Company’s Coming to Laurel Lake!

The annual Laurel Lake Cleanup is set for Saturday, May 16, 2015. All Laurel Lake Cleanup volunteers will enjoy a free lunch and a chance at door prizes.  A special prize will go to the volunteer who finds the most unusual piece of trash.  The county with the most volunteers will take home the Cleanup […]

Water/Wastewater operators: Register now for free training

KRWA workshops 2015 - Grayson -feature

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

Join the US 27 Clean Sweep on May 13

Drivers can expect to see volunteers picking up litter along US 27 and other roads in Somerset and Burnside on Wednesday, May 13. Just over 1,000 volunteers have signed up to participate in the seventh annual PRIDE Clean Sweep of US 27. Almost all of those have joined the […]

Dale Hollow Spring Cleanup nets 400-plus bags of trash

A cookout was held for the 99 volunteers who picked up roadside litter during the Dale Hollow Spring Cleanup.

Nearly 100 volunteers turned out to pick up roadside litter during the fifth annual Dale Hollow Spring Cleanup on Saturday, April 25. Ninety-nine volunteers filled 432 trash bags with litter that they had collected along the roads leading to Dale Hollow Lake. All volunteers received a free lunch, and several won door prizes. Sulphur Creek […]

Join the Dale Hollow Spring Cleanup on April 25

Volunteers picked up roadside litter during the 2012 Dale Hollow Spring Cleanup.

On April 25, hundreds of volunteers will come together to clean lake roads during the fifth annual Dale Hollow Spring Cleanup. All volunteers will receive a free lunch and will be entered into a drawing for door prizes. “If you live near Dale Hollow, you have a lot to be proud of,” said Tammie Wilson […]

249 volunteers cleaned roads at Cumberland Falls

Members of the Whitley County JROTC, the largest school-based volunteer group at the 2015 Cumberland Falls Spring Cleanup, before the cleanup began. Photo courtesy of Cumberland Falls Ramblings community page at www.facebook.com

The Cumberland Falls Spring Cleanup on March 28 drew 249 volunteers to pick up litter along Hwy. 90 and other roads near Cumberland Falls State Resort Park. They removed 453 bags of trash and eight tires from the scenic route. “I want to tell each and every volunteer how much you are appreciated,” said Tammie […]

KET features PRIDE in special “Kentucky Life”

KET-feature

Kentucky Life digs in – literally – with volunteers from Eastern Kentucky PRIDE to clean up litter along Kentucky’s Highway 27 in Pulaski County on the next episode of Kentucky Life. The special episode features a 30-minute spotlight on the work of Eastern Kentucky PRIDE (Personal Responsibility in a […]

Goodbye winter … hello Spring Cleanup!

The McCreary County ATV Club won the award for the community group with the most volunteers during the 2013 PRIDE Spring Cleanup at Cumberland Falls. The next cleanup will be Saturday, March 28, 2015.

Volunteers of all ages are invited to join the PRIDE Spring Cleanup at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park on Saturday, March 28. “After a long, hard winter, it will be fun to get outside together in such a beautiful setting,” said PRIDE’s Tammie Wilson. “Our theme for the 2015 […]

smART Show featuring reclaimed, recycled masterpieces

Smart Show feature

Feeling crafty? Does Pinterest have you inspired? Create your own one of a kind artwork using materials that you would otherwise throw in the trash or recycle, and submit it to The smART Show! The show will take place on April 19 at Somerset Community College during the school’s annual Earth Day Celebration. Entries are […]

PRIDE welcomes London native to Board of Directors

Justin Sensabaugh

Eastern Kentucky PRIDE welcomes Justin Sensabaugh to its Board of Directors. He will volunteer his time and expertise to direct PRIDE, a nonprofit organization that promotes environmental cleanup and education in 42 counties of southern and eastern Kentucky. Sensabaugh is an Operations Superintendent for Kentucky American Water, an investor-owned water […]

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