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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 […]

PRIDE offers solid waste management workshops across the region

SOMERSET, KY — Southern and Eastern Kentuckians are invited to a free workshop to learn more about solid waste management as well as how to organize and recruit volunteers for a Spring Cleanup event in their community. Starting in February, PRIDE will host six free workshops across southeastern Kentucky to assist communities with their solid […]

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. […]

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

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 […]

Pike County wins PRIDE volunteerism award

Photo by Jeanne Robinson. The Pike County PRIDE Clean Community Board accepted the county's trophy as Runner Up in recruiting volunteers during the 2015 PRIDE Spring Cleanup.

Pike County received a PRIDE trophy on Oct. 5, 2015, for outstanding volunteerism. Among 42 counties of southern and eastern Kentucky, Pike County was the Runner Up in recruiting volunteers during the 2015 PRIDE Spring Cleanup. Pike County recruited 846 Spring Cleanup volunteers. The county’s Spring Cleanup efforts netted 221 tons of trash, 5,323 bags […]

Johnson County wins PRIDE volunteerism award

Photo by Sarah Hill, The Paintsville Herald. Left to right: Lilian Wheeler (Johnson Co. PRIDE Coordinator), Cathy Lenox (PRIDE staff), Becky Calhoun (PRIDE staff), Judge/Executive R.T. "Tucker" Daniel (Johnson County).

Johnson County received a trophy on Oct. 5, 2015, for outstanding volunteerism. The county recruited more volunteers than any other community across 42 counties of southern and eastern Kentucky during the 2015 PRIDE Spring Cleanup. Johnson County recruited 1,960 Spring Cleanup volunteers. The county’s Spring Cleanup efforts netted 497 tons of trash and 165 tires. “On behalf […]

Take PRIDE … Company’s Coming to Laurel Lake!

The annual Laurel Lake Cleanup is set for Saturday, May 16, 2015. All Laurel Lake Cleanup volunteers will enjoy a free lunch and a chance at door prizes.  A special prize will go to the volunteer who finds the most unusual piece of trash.  The county with the most volunteers will take home the Cleanup […]

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