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Johnson County wins PRIDE volunteerism award

Photo by Sarah Hill, The Paintsville Herald. Left to right: Lilian Wheeler (Johnson Co. PRIDE Coordinator), Cathy Lenox (PRIDE staff), Becky Calhoun (PRIDE staff), Judge/Executive R.T. "Tucker" Daniel (Johnson County).

Johnson County received a trophy on Oct. 5, 2015, for outstanding volunteerism. The county recruited more volunteers than any other community across 42 counties of southern and eastern Kentucky during the 2015 PRIDE Spring Cleanup. Johnson County recruited 1,960 Spring Cleanup volunteers. The county’s Spring Cleanup efforts netted 497 tons of trash and 165 tires. “On behalf […]

Homemakers from Johnson County are region’s top PRIDE volunteers

Members of the Red Bush Homemakers accepted the PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award

The Red Bush Homemakers, also known as the “Busy Bees,” earned the PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award for their ongoing efforts to keep their Johnson County community free of roadside litter. The Red Bush Homemakers have been conducting community cleanup events since 1998. They hold the cleanups as needed throughout the year. “They not […]

PRIDE honors Our Lady of the Mountains School

Our Lady of the Mountains School faculty and students accepted the PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award for March 2014.

The PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award was presented to Our Lady of the Mountains Elementary School, which is operated in the historic Mayo Mansion in downtown Paintsville by the Diocese of Lexington. “We want to thank Our Lady of the Mountains for its years of volunteer service to the community,” said PRIDE’s Mark Davis, […]

Tina Webb of Van Lear is region’s top PRIDE volunteer

Tina Webb accepted the PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award from PRIDE’s Mark Davis (right). They were joined by Johnson County Sheriff Dwayne Price (left), who nominated Webb for the award. Photo by the Paintsville Herald.

In honor of her dedication to the community of Van Lear, Johnson County’s Tina Webb has been named southern and eastern Kentucky’s PRIDE Volunteer of the Month for February 2013. “Van Lear has made a name for itself over the years for its community pride, especially for its volunteer cleanup efforts, and we thank Ms. […]

July 2012: Paintsville’s Bob Pack is region’s top PRIDE volunteer

PRIDE's Mark Davis, Johnson Co PRIDE Coordinator Lillian Wheeler, Bob Pack, Johnson Co Judge-Executive R.T. Daniel

A Paintsville businessman and civic leader has been named southern and eastern Kentucky’s PRIDE Volunteer of the Month for July. Bob Pack, who owns and manages the Paintsville Automotive Supply Company, received the award June 27 during the meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Paintsville, where he is an officer and board member. “Mr. Pack, we […]

Paintsville High students write and perform play for K-1 students

Paintsville High School PRIDE Club - PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award Sept. 2011

For creating a play to teach children about the environment, the Paintsville High School PRIDE Club won southern and eastern Kentucky’s PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award. PRIDE Club members wrote the play, entitled I Am the Earth, and performed it May 18 in the PHS cafeteria for an audience of 110 kindergarten […]

Region’s top volunteers are at Carl D. Perkins Vocational Training Center

Students and staff of the Perkins Vocational Training Center accepting the PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award

For dedication to serving the community with PRIDE, the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Training Center has earned southern and eastern Kentucky’s PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award for August 2011. The award was shared by students and staff at the Perkins Center, which assists […]

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