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“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 […]

The Kentucky Wildlands

The Kentucky Wildlands is a regional tourism marketing initiative which will focus on economic development through tourism. The Kentucky Wildlands will showcase the majestic beauty found in the 41 counties* of Southern and Eastern Kentucky. This initiative will provide a media campaign, hospitality education opportunities, itinerary development entrepreneur training opportunities, to name a few. The […]

Volunteer for Cumberland Falls Cleanup on July 11 – Pre-register by July 8

Volunteers are invited to pick up litter at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park, including the overlook below the Falls, on Saturday, July 11, from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. Volunteers must pre-register by July 8. To pre-register, contact Olivia Immitt at olivia.immitt@ky.gov or 606-528-4121, extension 413. To promote social distancing, families […]

Cumberland Falls PRIDE Cleanup postponed

Volunteers at work at the 2019 Cumberland Falls PRIDE Spring Cleanup. The PRIDE Spring Cleanup at Cumberland Falls, originally scheduled for March 28, has been postponed. The new date will be announced in the future. “In light of the current events, as a precaution for the safety of our community, volunteers and staff, the cleanup […]

Location Change for Feb. 25-26 Workshop

The location of the free Feb. 25-26 Water and Wastewater Training Workshop has been changed. Originally, it was to be held at the Lake Cumberland ADD, but it now will be held at the Russell Springs United Methodist Church, 226 Jamestown Street, Russell Springs, 42642. For details, please visit the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/921908848273015/

Request for Qualifications for Website Design Services

ADDENDUM – Click here for PDF Eastern Kentucky PRIDE, Inc., is seeking a qualified firm to provide website design services for The Kentucky Wildlands, a regional branding initiative across 41 counties in southern and eastern Kentucky. The project will consist of designing a website that appropriately reflects the region wide brand. The RFQ package […]

Request for Bids for Consultant

Eastern Kentucky PRIDE, Inc., is seeking sealed bids for a consultant to lead a regional branding initiative across 41 counties in southern and eastern Kentucky. Bid documents will be available Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 4 p.m. ET and may be DOWNLOADED HERE (click to […]

Support Spring Cleanup … in December?

That’s right! Now is the time to set the stage for a successful PRIDE Spring Cleanup in April 2020, thanks to Cyber Monday and #Giving Tuesday. Your support now will add up to a big difference across 42 counties of southern and eastern Kentucky in April. Our goal is to raise $5,000 to buy the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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