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Congressman Rogers Announces $1.15 Million ARC POWER Grant for Eastern Kentucky PRIDE

Text below is from the Oct. 8, 2019, press release available at: https://halrogers.house.gov/press-releases?id=8B9B3ACC-A091-4FA1-BD59-673CDB4AECE9 WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers announced Eastern Kentucky PRIDE has been awarded a $1.15 million POWER grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) for a new tourism marketing campaign that will rebrand 41-counties across Southern and Eastern Kentucky as […]

Invitation for Bids (Addendum Added): Impact Outdoor Adventures Campground

ADDENDUM ADDED (Scroll Down) Sealed Bids for the construction of 25 RV accessible parking spaces, a gravel access road and an on-site store and restroom facility as well as for the extension of sanitary sewer, water and electrical services for a campground in Clay County will be received by Eastern Kentucky PRIDE, Inc. on behalf […]

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 […]

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) “

Branding Southern and Eastern Kentucky: Updates on May 2 and 3

Two informational meetings will be held about an initiative to create a regional brand for Southern and Eastern Kentucky. The meetings will be held: May 2, 2018, from 12:00 pm ET until 1:30 pm ET, at the Heritage Hills Banquet Hall, which is located at 472 Falls Street in London. May 3, 2018, from 11:00 am […]

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 […]

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