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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 […]

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 […]

Cumberland Falls Spring Cleanup a big success; Nearly 500 volunteers participate

Warm weather and sunny skies brought out volunteers in droves for the annual PRIDE Spring Cleanup at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park. The event took place March 25 with 492 volunteers registering to help pick up trash along Highway 90 leading into Cumberland Falls as well as around the park. This event kicks off Spring […]

PRIDE prepares for Spring Cleanup 2017

SOMERSET, KY — The temperatures may still be freezing outside, but PRIDE’s Spring Cleanup Month will be here before you know it. As we prepare for warmer weather and begin to welcome visitors into the area, PRIDE would like to invite community members in southern and eastern Kentucky to join us for our annual Spring […]

Cumberland Falls Beautification Day set for May 21

Cumberland Falls

Volunteers are needed for Cumberland Falls Beautification Day at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park Saturday, May 21 at 9 a.m. Volunteers will be picking up litter and trash deposited by the Cumberland River due to spring rain and flooding. Volunteers will meet at the Visitor Center at 9 a.m. to register and receive garbage bags. […]

Spring Cleanup ends 4/30 at Cumberland Falls

Cumberland Falls

SPREAD THE WORD! INVITE OTHERS TO THE EVENT VIA FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/events/1250823734947711/ On Saturday, April 30, volunteers of all ages are invited to join the ninth annual PRIDE Spring Cleanup at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park. From 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. ET, volunteers will pick up litter along Hwy. 90 and other roads near […]

Union College students are region’s top volunteers

Photo by Union College. Dr. Marcia Hawkins, President; Emily Harless, Bradley Lewis, Becky Calhoun (PRIDE), Logan Smith, Cathy Lenox (PRIDE), Taylor Logan, Jodi Carroll, Director of the Center for Civic Engagement.

The Union College freshman class earned the PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award for participating in Service Day — one-day service “blitz” in their new community. On Aug. 22, groups of 20 to 25 students performed community service at 13 locations in the region, including Clearfork Community Institute, Knox-Whitley Animal Shelter, Lend-A-Hand Center, Goodwill Industries, […]

249 volunteers cleaned roads at Cumberland Falls

Members of the Whitley County JROTC, the largest school-based volunteer group at the 2015 Cumberland Falls Spring Cleanup, before the cleanup began. Photo courtesy of Cumberland Falls Ramblings community page at www.facebook.com

The Cumberland Falls Spring Cleanup on March 28 drew 249 volunteers to pick up litter along Hwy. 90 and other roads near Cumberland Falls State Resort Park. They removed 453 bags of trash and eight tires from the scenic route. “I want to tell each and every volunteer how much you are appreciated,” said Tammie […]

Goodbye winter … hello Spring Cleanup!

The McCreary County ATV Club won the award for the community group with the most volunteers during the 2013 PRIDE Spring Cleanup at Cumberland Falls. The next cleanup will be Saturday, March 28, 2015.

Volunteers of all ages are invited to join the PRIDE Spring Cleanup at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park on Saturday, March 28. “After a long, hard winter, it will be fun to get outside together in such a beautiful setting,” said PRIDE’s Tammie Wilson. “Our theme for the 2015 Spring Cleanup is […]

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