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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 […]

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”


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 […]

Free Water/Wastewater Trainings


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

Connect with PRIDE online and win a door prize

PRIDE Mascot J Waterford says "Join us online, win a prize"

Congratulations to our March winner: Pat Cash! We hold a door prize drawing monthly to thank people who have connected with PRIDE online. Right now, the prize is a PRIDE hoodie sweatshirt or T-shirt. The next drawing will be April 1. Your name will be entered in the drawing every […]

PRIDE Honors A.L. Sinclair

A.L. “Pee Wee” Sinclair was surrounded by members of the PRIDE Board of Directors and current and former PRIDE employees, as well as Karen Kelly, District Administrator for Congressman Hal Rogers. Left to right: Jennifer Johnson, Mark Davis, Cindy Lackey, Rodney Hitch (PRIDE Board member), Pee Wee Sinclair, Becky Calhoun, Sandy Gay (PRIDE Board Secretary), Karen Kelly, Tammie Wilson (PRIDE President/CEO) and Phil Osborne (PRIDE Board Chairman). Photo by Blake Spires, Adair Progress.

Note: We are grateful to the Adair Progress for allowing us to reprint the following article, which was written by Assistant Editor Blake Spires and appeared in the newspaper’s Jan. 25, 2015 issue. The photos also were provided by the Adair Progress. A banquet was held last Wednesday in the Roberta Cranmer Conference Center Board Room on the campus […]

PRIDE awards $30,000 for environmental ed clubs

Student groups that explore nature and serve their communities have received a boost from Eastern Kentucky PRIDE, Inc., the nonprofit organization that promotes environmental cleanup and education in southern and eastern Kentucky. PRIDE announced today that it had awarded $30,277 to PRIDE Clubs across the 42-county region. The PRIDE Club Environmental Education Contracts are worth […]

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