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Free waste tire disposal in Lake Cumberland ADD

The Kentucky Division of Waste Management’s free Waste Tire Collection Program (formerly known as Tire Amnesty) is an ongoing, state-run program to rid Kentucky’s landscape of waste tires. Individuals can drop off their unwanted tires at a location within their county free of charge during the collection period. The tires are recycled through “beneficial end […]

April is PRIDE Spring Cleanup Month

April is PRIDE Spring Cleanup Month across southern and eastern Kentucky. Since the first Spring Cleanup in 1998, 440,408 people have volunteered with PRIDE to pick up litter and make our region look its best. The theme for the 2019 PRIDE Spring Cleanup is “Together We Can!” Together, we can: Show our appreciation […]

Volunteers removed 485 bags of trash from Dale Hollow roads

Photo by Terry of Hendricks Creek Resort

Volunteers picked up enough roadside litter near Dale Hollow Lake to fill 485 trash bags during the 8th annual Dale Hollow Spring Cleanup, which was held Saturday, April 21. The 122 volunteers enjoyed beautiful weather as they cleaned the roads leading to the lake. After the cleanup, the volunteers gathered at Dale Hollow State Resort […]

Cumberland Falls PRIDE Spring Cleanup on April 28

On Saturday, April 28, volunteers of all ages are invited to join the annual PRIDE Spring Cleanup at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park. Since the first event in 2008, the Cumberland Falls Spring Cleanup has mobilized 3,443 volunteers to pick up roadside litter near this popular attraction before tourist season each year. “This is a […]

April is PRIDE Spring Cleanup Month

Celebrating 20 Years: 433,460 Volunteers and Counting The PRIDE Spring Cleanup has become an annual tradition in southern and eastern Kentucky. Since the first Spring Cleanup in 1998, 433,460 people have volunteered with PRIDE. The tradition will continue in April 2018. Local governments will work with individuals and groups to organize cleanup events. PRIDE will […]

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 […]

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 […]

PRIDE hosts Spring Cleanup event at Dale Hollow State Park

Perfect spring weather made for a great turn out at the annual Dale Hollow Spring Cleanup. This year nearly 150 volunteers came out to pick up trash around Dale Hollow and the roadways leading into the popular visitor attraction. This event is part of a month-long campaign that encourages volunteers in PRIDE’s 42 county service […]

Dale Hollow Spring Cleanup Event Set for April 29

On April 29, volunteers are invited to pick up litter along lake roads during the seventh annual Dale Hollow Spring Cleanup. Hundreds of volunteers are expected, and they will receive a free lunch and entered into a drawing for door prizes. Free T-shirts will be given away, while supplies last. “‘A Generation of Change’ is […]

Highway 27 Spring Cleanup Event Set for April 27

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

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