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700 bags of trash collected during Cumberland Falls PRIDE Spring Cleanup

Two volunteers piling up trash bags filled with litter

When you enjoy the scenic drive to Cumberland Falls, you can thank 270 volunteers who picked up 700 bags of trash during the annual PRIDE Spring Cleanup at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park, which was held Saturday, April 30. The bulk of the trash was collected along Hwy. 90, but volunteers also cleaned below the […]

Cumberland Falls PRIDE Spring Cleanup on April 30

Cumberland Falls

Rain or Shine – But Not Lightning Volunteers are invited to enjoy the great outdoors by joining the PRIDE Spring Cleanup at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park on Saturday, April 30. Registration opens at 8:00 am, and the cleanup will end by noon. “Volunteering to make our roads look their best is a great way […]

PRIDE Receives $1.2 million from Appalachian Regional Commission’s POWER Initiative

Eastern Kentucky PRIDE, Inc., has been awarded $1,200,000 by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to further develop The Kentucky Wildlands regional tourism marketing initiative in 41 counties of southern and eastern Kentucky. This award is part of a recently announced $21 million package supporting 21 projects serving 211 coal-impacted counties through ARC’s

April is PRIDE Spring Cleanup Month

If you are tired of winter, then start planning to get outdoors during PRIDE Spring Cleanup Month in April. Throughout April, southern and eastern Kentuckians are encouraged to volunteer to pick up litter throughout their communities. The annual Spring Cleanup is an opportunity to enjoy and care for this area’s natural beauty, which is a […]

The Kentucky Wildlands Hospitality Program is open for your business

Businesses can improve their customer service with free training through the The Kentucky Wildlands Hospitality Program. “Elevate Your Service” is the theme of the certificate program. It is designed for any business that serves the public, such as restaurants, hotels and retail stores. Two types of training classes are available. For […]

11-year-old Logan Strunk donates $100 to PRIDE

PRIDE President/CEO Tammie Nazario accepted Logan Strunk’s $100 donation for environmental cleanup projects. Eleven-year-old Logan Strunk earned a $500 prize for picking up 414 bags of trash from McCreary County roads in April. Rather than keeping the money for himself, Logan donated $100 to PRIDE, the nonprofit organization that promotes environmental cleanup activities across 42 […]

Shop AmazonSmile 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 […]

“The Kentucky Wildlands” campaign launched to promote southern and eastern Kentucky

A regional brand now identifies the 41 counties of southern and eastern Kentucky as an enticing tourist destination: The Kentucky Wildlands. The Kentucky Wildlands is a regional tourism marketing initiative that showcases the region’s majestic beauty and rich heritage with the goal of driving economic development. Components of the initiative will include a […]

240 Friends of Lake Cumberland Clean Up

Volunteers at Conley Bottom Resort during the 2019 Friends of Lake Cumberland Cleanup (photo by Lea Hammond). The annual Friends of Lake Cumberland Cleanup was held Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. During the three-hour event, 240 volunteers removed 460 bags of trash and 39 old tires from the lake and shoreline near Waitsboro Recreation Area in […]

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 […]

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