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Planning begins for April 21st Dale Hollow Spring Cleanup

Do you want the roads leading to Dale Hollow to look their best? Then you are invited to help plan the 8th annual Dale Hollow Spring Cleanup, which will be held Saturday, April 21. The planning meetings will be held at the Dale Hollow Lodge at 11:00 am CT on March 9, March 22 and […]

Request for Bids for Habitat Restoration

***2/4/18 NOTICE: Attachment L – Addendum 2 was added below. On 2/3/18, Attachment F was amended, Attachment J was updated, and Attachment K – Addendum was added. On 2/2/18, dates for bid submission and opening were changed (new dates are below).*** Eastern Kentucky PRIDE, Inc., is seeking sealed bids for Habitat Restoration for the proposed Appalachian […]

Branding initiative begins with town hall meetings, Jan. 22-23

PRIDE is excited to announce receipt of an ARC Technical Assistance grant to pursue a branding initiative in southern and eastern Kentucky, in partnership with the Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky. We have retained Steve Chandler, Chandlerthinks, as the lead consultant on this project. Mr. Chandler is a Kentucky native who brings nearly […]

Request for Bids for ATVs for Elk Capture

Eastern Kentucky PRIDE, Inc., is seeking sealed bids for Off Road Vehicles and trailers to be used for elk relocation in eastern Kentucky. Bid documents will be available starting Friday, January 5, 2018, and may be DOWNLOADED HERE or by contacting the PRIDE office at 888-577-4339. All sealed bids must be delivered and received no […]

USDA Rural Development awards $131,000 to PRIDE for water, wastewater and solid waste trainings

PRIDE is pleased to announced that U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development has awarded the nonprofit organization two grants that total $131,000. PRIDE will use the funds to continue a series of free training workshops for solid waste, water and wastewater professionals who serve rural communities of southern and eastern Kentucky. To receive announcements about […]

Free training for water & wastewater operators, local officials

UPDATE: Due to classroom size, this class has reached capacity. Please contact the KRWA office if you would like to place your name on a waiting list (270.843.2291 or j.cole@krwa.org). You will be notified ASAP if there are cancellations. PRIDE is pleased to partner with the Kentucky Rural Water Association to present a free training […]

PRIDE honors Pulaski County Extension Homemakers

The Pulaski County Extension Homemakers have earned the PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award, which recognizes outstanding service within PRIDE’s 42-county service area in southern and eastern Kentucky. The award was announced last night at the annual meeting of the Pulaski County Extension Homemakers. Homemakers earned the award for their volunteer service during the annual […]

Apply now for a PRIDE Environmental Education Grant

We are now accepting applications for the 2017-18 PRIDE Environmental Education Grant Program, thanks to a grant from Appalachian Regional Commission. The amount of each grant will be up to $2,750. Eligible applicants may receive multiple grants. The grant will be awarded to the school board or nonprofit organization that represents the eligible applicant. The […]

McCreary County students rob their first bee hive

On July 17, the McCreary County 4-H Bee Club robbed its first bee hive, extracted the honey and began processing it for jars. The club has six members, ranging in age from 12 to 16 years old. Under the direction of McCreary County Cooperative Extension Agent Greg Whitis, the club established two hives this spring […]

Hospitality training program aims to improve customer service

Michelle Allen instructs BLISS hospitality training

Excellent customer service goes a long way to earn repeat business and positive reviews, and that is the goal of a new hospitality training program offered by Eastern Kentucky PRIDE in partnership with Eastern Kentucky University Work Force Development. The two-hour training session features the BLISS (Business Leadership Innovation Service and Style) curriculum. It is […]

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