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Friends of Lake Cumberland Cleanup, 9/14/19

Are you a friend of Lake Cumberland? Then please volunteer to pick up trash along its shores during the annual Friends of Lake Cumberland Cleanup on Saturday, Sept. 14. Volunteer registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. The cleanup will be run from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. The free volunteer appreciation picnic will be held […]

Southern Elementary donated 4,648 water bottles to PRIDE volunteers

On behalf of Southern Elementary School, Somer Schmidt presented PRIDE with 4,648 water bottles donated by students, parents and staff. Southern Elementary School students, parents and staff donated 4,648 bottles of water to Eastern Kentucky PRIDE, Inc., a Somerset-based nonprofit organization that promotes environmental cleanup projects. Mrs. Tabitha Chism’s 2nd grade homeroom class donated the […]

PRIDE’s Tammie Nazario Completes STS Marketing College, Earns ‘Travel Marketing Professional’ Certification

1. PRIDE’s Tammie Nazario (center) accepted her Travel Marketing Professional certificate from Monica Smith, Southeast Tourism Society (STS) President and CEO, and Berkeley Young, an STS instructor.

Tammie Nazario, PRIDE President and Chief Executive Officer Tammie Nazario, President and Chief Executive Officer of Eastern Kentucky PRIDE, Inc., has completed the three-year program of the Southeast Tourism Society Marketing College and earned certification as a Travel Marketing Professional (TMP). Nazario earned the certification to guide tourism development efforts at PRIDE, which is a […]

Remake Learning Days

APRIL 12-20 | Brought to you by KETJoin KET for this open house of FREE*, hands-on learning events across Eastern Kentucky. This festival of 70+ events showcases a variety of organizations—such as schools, nonpro?ts, and museums — who are dedicated to providing interactive learning experiences for youth of all ages. From building robots to creating […]

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 […]

Free Solid Waste Management Workshops

Southern and eastern Kentuckians are invited to a free workshop to learn more about solid waste management, as well as how to recruit volunteers for a Spring Cleanup event in their community. In March, PRIDE will host four free Environmental Leadership and Solid Waste Management workshops to assist communities with their solid waste management issues. Topics […]

April is PRIDE Spring Cleanup Month

#PRIDESpring Cleanup #TrashtagChallengePRIDE 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: […]

Shop Amazon to send donation to PRIDE

Shop at smile.amazon.com/ch/61-1321358 and AmazonSmile will donate to PRIDE! AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible […]

Goals for green living in 2019

#1: Go paperless Opt for paperless delivery of magazines, bills, etc. Opt out of junk mail using these links: DMAChoice.org – For a $2 fee, you can unsubscribe from entire categories of mail. Catalogchoice.org – For free, unsubscribe from one catalog at a time. #2: Buy local food Buying fresh, locally grown […]

Our gift to you: Tips for a “green” Christmas

The Board of Directors and staff of Eastern Kentucky PRIDE would like to wish you and your family a happy and healthy holiday season. Below are  links to tips for keeping your holidays environmentally friendly: “5 ways to make Christmas 2018 more sustainable and environmentally friendly” (courtesy of Newsweek.com) “

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