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Free PRIDE Workshop: Environmental Leadership & Solid Waste Management

Aug. 22 – CE Available – Free Lunch – Free Book Make plans to attend this free workshop on August 22 in Somerset. Our goal is to reduce solid waste pollution in rural communities across southern and eastern Kentucky by enhancing environmental leadership and solid waste management practices. The workshop is designed for local government […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Southwestern High School receives PRIDE Project of the Month Award

Somerset, KY — What do hydration and water pollution have in common? These are both problems the students of Southwestern High School in Pulaski County are trying to solve for the Samsung® “Solve for Tomorrow” 2017 Education Contest. For their efforts to make a difference in their community and improve student health, PRIDE presented them […]

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