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PRIDE Welcomes Amy Samples to Board of Directors

Amy Samples

Eastern Kentucky PRIDE announced today that Amy Samples has joined its Board of Directors. She will volunteer her time and expertise to direct PRIDE, a nonprofit organization that promotes environmental cleanup and education, as well as economic development through tourism, in 42 counties of southern and eastern Kentucky. Samples is the Vice President of Community […]

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 […]

Mill Springs Battlefield Park Day – April 16

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

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 […]

PRIDE Welcomes Corbin’s Maggy Monhollen to Board

Maggy Monhollen, who is the Corbin Tourism Executive Director and Downtown Corbin Manager, has joined the Board of Directors of Eastern Kentucky PRIDE, the nonprofit that encourages volunteers to pick up litter during the annual Spring Cleanup. Eastern Kentucky PRIDE announced on Feb. 9, 2022, that Maggy Monhollen has joined its Board of Directors. She […]

Request for Bids: Public Relations

Eastern Kentucky PRIDE, Inc., is seeking sealed bids for a Public Relations Firm to lead a regional branding initiative across 41 counties in southern and eastern Kentucky. Bid documents may be downloaded here (click for PDF). All bids must be delivered and received no later than 10 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 21, […]

Friends of Lake Cumberland Cleanup is Sept. 25

Friends of Lake Cumberland Cleanup volunteers at Waitsboro Recreation Area

Volunteers are invited to join the annual Friends of Lake Cumberland Cleanup on Saturday, Sept. 25. The cleanup coincides with National Public Lands Day. “Fall is in the air, which means it’s time for this great tradition that brings together communities around Lake Cumberland,” said Tammie Nazario, President/CEO of PRIDE, one […]

Request for Bids: Habitat Project

UPDATE: Click here for Amendment to RFB ELK-30-2021-001 Eastern Kentucky PRIDE, Inc., is seeking sealed bids for a habitat restoration project on the property of the future Appalachian Wildlife Center. The full RFB can be downloaded here (click for PDF) or by contacting the […]

Cruise For A Cause on June 12: From Corbin to Beattyville for flood relief

Beattyville was devastated by flooding at the end of February. Photo by Donnie Benton, via WYMT-TV.

Beattyville was devastated by flooding at the end of February. Photo by Donnie Benton, via WYMT-TV. If you like to cruise and to help others, then make plans to join the Cruise For A Cause on June 12, which will start at the Corbin Arena at 10:00 a.m. All vehicles are invited to join the […]

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