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Labels to make your own recycling bins

Print the labels below to turn any containers into recycling bins for aluminum, cardboard, paper or plastic. PRIDEful Recycler Bin Labels (8.5″ x 11″) PRIDEful Recycler Bin Labels (8.5″ x 5.5″) PRIDEful Recycler Brochure (8.5″ x 14″)  

KidsFest in Somerset on Aug. 9

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Enjoy fun activities and games for the whole family while learning safety tips! 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/2014/07/kids-prepare-to-get-wet-at-aug-9th-kidsfest/  

Big Fork Church of God’s youth group cleans up

The Big Fork Church Youth Group accepted the PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award for keeping their community clean.

The youth group of the Big Fork Church of God, located in Leslie County, earned southern and eastern Kentucky’s PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award for August 2014. The group, which has about 30 members, won the award for keeping roadsides clean in the Big Fork community. They conduct a cleanup every spring, and they [...]

Connect with PRIDE online and win a door prize

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

Congratulations to our August winner: Diana Cotner! We hold a door prize drawing monthly to thank people who have connected with PRIDE online. Right now, the prize is a PRIDE T-shirt. The next drawing will be August 1. Your name will be entered in the drawing every month if you: [...]

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

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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

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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/

PRIDE officers in place for 2014-2015

The PRIDE Board of Directors will be led in 2014/2015 by (left to right) Chairman Phil Osborne, President/CEO Tammie Wilson, Secretary Sandy Gay and Vice Chairman Jack Keeney. Treasurer A.L. Sinclair is not in the photo.

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 [...]

Outdoor learning at West Carter Middle

West Carter Middle School PRIDE Club members showed off their PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award, along with ribbon from the ribbon-cutting ceremony at their outdoor learning center.

  For creating an outdoor learning center, the West Carter Middle School PRIDE Club won the PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award. Members of the school’s PRIDE Club, which explores nature and performs community service, built the outdoor learning center over the past two years. It features a wetland, a greenhouse built from [...]

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