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Highway 27 Clean Sweep sees big volunteer turnout

Despite cloudy skies and scattered rain showers, volunteers came out in force to participate in the ninth annual Highway 27 Clean Sweep Spring Cleanup event. More than 1,000 volunteers participated in the cleanup, which ran along Highway 27 and other surrounding roads in Somerset and Burnside. This year’s event took place Thursday, April 27 from […]

PRIDE hosts Spring Cleanup event at Dale Hollow State Park

Perfect spring weather made for a great turn out at the annual Dale Hollow Spring Cleanup. This year nearly 150 volunteers came out to pick up trash around Dale Hollow and the roadways leading into the popular visitor attraction. This event is part of a month-long campaign that encourages volunteers in PRIDE’s 42 county service […]

Judy’s Child Care Center Earns PRIDE Project of the Month Award

Somerset, KY — Youngsters are getting into the recycling habit early thanks to the folks at Judy’s Child Care Center and the Pulaski County Recycling Center. Starting March 1 and ending April 28 the students at Judys’ Child Care Center held a contest to see which classroom could collect the most recycling. The Center collected […]

Shelby Valley National Honor Society earns PRIDE’s Volunteer of the Month Award

Pikeville, KY — Protecting the environment and working with others to advance environmental education is part of Eastern Kentucky PRIDE’s mission. The students of the Shelby Valley National Honor Society in Pikeville are embracing that mission through their community service efforts and PRIDE is pleased to present them with the Volunteer of the Month award […]

Dale Hollow Spring Cleanup Event Set for April 29

On April 29, volunteers are invited to pick up litter along lake roads during the seventh annual Dale Hollow Spring Cleanup. Hundreds of volunteers are expected, and they will receive a free lunch and entered into a drawing for door prizes. Free T-shirts will be given away, while supplies last. “‘A Generation of Change’ is […]

Highway 27 Spring Cleanup Event Set for April 27

On Thursday, April 27, volunteers are invited to pick up roadside litter during the ninth annual PRIDE Clean Sweep of US 27. Rain or shine, volunteers can pick up litter any time between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. At Noon, all volunteers are invited to The Center for Rural Development for a free cookout and […]

Cumberland Falls Spring Cleanup a big success; Nearly 500 volunteers participate

Warm weather and sunny skies brought out volunteers in droves for the annual PRIDE Spring Cleanup at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park. The event took place March 25 with 492 volunteers registering to help pick up trash along Highway 90 leading into Cumberland Falls as well as around the park. This event kicks off Spring […]

Free Trainings for Water/Wastewater Operators in 2017

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

Kim McCann of Ashland joins PRIDE Board of Directors

SOMERSET, KY – Kim McCann has joined the Board of Directors at Eastern Kentucky PRIDE, Inc. She will volunteer her time and expertise to direct PRIDE, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the environment in 42 counties of southern and eastern Kentucky. McCann is a native of eastern Kentucky and currently resides in Boyd County where […]

PRIDE prepares for Spring Cleanup 2017

SOMERSET, KY — The temperatures may still be freezing outside, but PRIDE’s Spring Cleanup Month will be here before you know it. As we prepare for warmer weather and begin to welcome visitors into the area, PRIDE would like to invite community members in southern and eastern Kentucky to join us for our annual Spring […]

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