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138 volunteered for Dale Hollow Spring Cleanup

2016 Dale Hollow Lake Cleanup volunteers

The drive to Dale Hollow Lake is more scenic now, thanks to the 138 volunteers who picked up roadside litter during the sixth annual Dale Hollow Spring Cleanup on Saturday, April 16. The volunteers collected 620 bags of trash along the roads leading to Dale Hollow Lake. All volunteers received a free lunch and T-shirt. […]

Cumberland Falls Beautification Day set for May 21

Cumberland Falls

Volunteers are needed for Cumberland Falls Beautification Day at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park Saturday, May 21 at 9 a.m. Volunteers will be picking up litter and trash deposited by the Cumberland River due to spring rain and flooding. Volunteers will meet at the Visitor Center at 9 a.m. to register and receive garbage bags. […]

Spring Cleanup ends 4/30 at Cumberland Falls

Cumberland Falls

SPREAD THE WORD! INVITE OTHERS TO THE EVENT VIA FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/events/1250823734947711/ On Saturday, April 30, volunteers of all ages are invited to join the ninth annual PRIDE Spring Cleanup at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park. From 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. ET, volunteers will pick up litter along Hwy. 90 and other roads near […]

RAIN OR SHINE: Volunteer to Clean Sweep US 27 on April 21

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On Thursday, April 21, volunteers are invited to pick up roadside litter during the eighth annual PRIDE Clean Sweep of US 27. Rain or shine, volunteers can pick up litter any time they choose between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. At Noon, all volunteers are invited to The Center for Rural Development […]

Volunteer for the Dale Hollow Spring Cleanup on April 16

On April 16, volunteers are invited to pick up litter along lake roads during the sixth annual Dale Hollow Spring Cleanup. Hundreds of volunteers are expected, and they will receive a free lunch and will be entered into a drawing for door prizes. Free T-shirts will be given away, while supplies last. “It really makes […]

April is PRIDE Spring Cleanup Month


April is PRIDE Spring Cleanup Month in 42 counties of southern and eastern Kentucky. The month-long cleanup campaign is your chance to demonstrate personal responsibility by volunteering to pick up litter along roadsides and local tourist attractions. When you join the team of Spring Cleanup volunteers, you will: Improve your community’s appearance […]

Pine Mountain Settlement School earns PRIDE award

Pine Mountain Settlement School staff accepted the PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award for their cleanup along Laden and Little Shepherd Trails. In the photo, from left to right, are: PMSS Executive Director Geoff Marietta, PRIDE President/CEO Tammie Wilson, William Field, Rod Botkins, Judy Lewis, Amanda Wiley, Joyce Scearse, Matt Rung and Riley Osborne. Volunteers who were unavailable at the time the photo was taken are: Susan Brown, Paul Creech, Mark Messer, David Shepherd and Justin Harris.

On Wednesday, March 30, Pine Mountain Settlement School received the PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award, which recognizes an outstanding act of service performed in the 42-county region of southern and eastern Kentucky. The school’s staff earned the award by volunteering to clean up along Laden and Little Shepherd Trails on Feb. 5. […]

Jackson County wins volunteerism award

Jackson County received a trophy for its fall cleanup efforts, just as county officials are beginning to plan the annual PRIDE Spring Cleanup Month, which will be held in April. Jackson County won the PRIDE trophy for recruiting more volunteers than any other community across 42 counties of southern and eastern Kentucky during Roadside PRIDE […]

Rainbow trout raised and released by Paintsville High students

These rainbow trout were hatched and raised at Paintsville High School and now swim free in Little Paint Creek. Photo provided by Hans Doderer.

For months, Paintsville High School students have been raising rainbow trout from eggs into fingerlings, under the direction of science teacher Hans Doderer. On March 10, when they released the last of the trout into Little Paint Creek, PRIDE surprised them with an award for their Trout in the Classroom Project. The project began last […]

Clean water is goal of free PRIDE/KRWA trainings

The next time you turn on the faucet or flush into a sewer system, take a moment to appreciate the professionals who bring you those services. “We take for granted that the water will be there when it should and the wastewater will disappear when it should, but a lot goes on behind the scenes […]

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