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Free workshops in March to equip local cleanup leaders

Would you like to see your community look its best this spring … and beyond? Then make plans to attend one of three free Solid Waste Management workshops in March that will be held by PRIDE, through a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The free workshops are designed to give concerned citizens and […]

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 […]

#GivingTuesday: Facebook fundraiser for PRIDE

In honor of #GivingTuesday, Facebook and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are contributing up to $2 million ($50,000 limit per organization) will match donations made through Facebook on Nov. 28. How can you help? As a supporter of PRIDE, we’d be honored if you would take this opportunity to show your commitment […]

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 […]

PRIDE awards $119,155 for environmental education

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Eastern Kentucky PRIDE has awarded $119,155 for environmental education projects that will impact 75,536 students during the 2017/18 school year. The funding was awarded to educators across 41 counties of southern and eastern Kentucky through the PRIDE Environmental Education Grant Program, which was made possible by a grant to PRIDE from the Appalachian Regional Commission. […]

2017-18 Environmental Education Grant Forms

Congratulations to our 2017-18 PRIDE Environmental Education Grant recipients! Below are links to all the materials you will need. No materials will be mailed to you, in an effort to save paper and money. The 2017-18 grant program was made possible by a grant from Appalachian Regional Commission. Grant Forms (PDFs) 2017-18 Compliance Manual 2017-18 […]

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 […]

9/16 – Join the Friends of Lake Cumberland Cleanup!

On Saturday, Sept. 16, you are invited to volunteer during the 28th annual Friends of Lake Cumberland Cleanup. Bring your friends and family to spend three hours removing trash from the lake’s shoreline, and then you can enjoy free food and prizes at the volunteer appreciation picnic. In the Eastern Time Zone, the cleanup will […]

Recycling bin labels

Label to make any container a recycling bin for paper. Print your label at http://kypride.org/?p=985

To learn more about why and how to recycle, view or print the brochure below. PRIDEful Recycler Brochure (8.5″ x 14″) 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″) […]

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 […]

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