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Spring Cleanup Category

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 […]

Join the US 27 Clean Sweep on May 13

Drivers can expect to see volunteers picking up litter along US 27 and other roads in Somerset and Burnside on Wednesday, May 13. Just over 1,000 volunteers have signed up to participate in the seventh annual PRIDE Clean Sweep of US 27. Almost all of those have joined the cleanup as part […]

Dale Hollow Spring Cleanup nets 400-plus bags of trash

A cookout was held for the 99 volunteers who picked up roadside litter during the Dale Hollow Spring Cleanup.

Nearly 100 volunteers turned out to pick up roadside litter during the fifth annual Dale Hollow Spring Cleanup on Saturday, April 25. Ninety-nine volunteers filled 432 trash bags with litter that they had collected along the roads leading to Dale Hollow Lake. All volunteers received a free lunch, and several won door prizes. Sulphur Creek […]

Join the Dale Hollow Spring Cleanup on April 25

On April 25, hundreds of volunteers will come together to clean lake roads during the fifth annual Dale Hollow Spring Cleanup. All volunteers will receive a free lunch and will be entered into a drawing for door prizes. “If you live near Dale Hollow, you have a lot to be proud of,” said Tammie Wilson […]

Goodbye winter … hello Spring Cleanup!

The McCreary County ATV Club won the award for the community group with the most volunteers during the 2013 PRIDE Spring Cleanup at Cumberland Falls. The next cleanup will be Saturday, March 28, 2015.

Volunteers of all ages are invited to join the PRIDE Spring Cleanup at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park on Saturday, March 28. “After a long, hard winter, it will be fun to get outside together in such a beautiful setting,” said PRIDE’s Tammie Wilson. “Our theme for the 2015 Spring Cleanup is […]

Tompkinsville Elementary leads city’s Spring Cleanup

Tompkinsville Elementary School teacher Dana Hammer accepted the PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award. Congratulating her were (left to right) Mike Turner, Cecilia Stephens (Monroe County Board of Education), Mayor Jeff Proffitt, Bob Geer (Monroe County Tourism) and Neva Lou Reagan (Tompkinsville PRIDE Coordinator).

Dana Hammer, a teacher at Tompkinsville Elementary School, has been honored as an outstanding volunteer in southern and eastern Kentucky. She received the PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award for leading the TES PRIDE Club to spearhead the Tompkinsville Spring Cleanup Day on April 26, 2014. CLICK HERE TO SEE PHOTOS. PRIDE Club members […]

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