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Friends of Lake Cumberland Cleanup is Sept. 19

Are you a friend of Lake Cumberland? Then please volunteer to pick up trash along its shores during the annual Friends of Lake Cumberland Cleanup this Saturday, Sept. 19, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm local time. “We invite you to bring your family and friends to enjoy a day of community service in one of […]

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 […]

Friends of Lake Cumberland Cleanup, 9/14/19

Are you a friend of Lake Cumberland? Then please volunteer to pick up trash along its shores during the annual Friends of Lake Cumberland Cleanup on Saturday, Sept. 14. Volunteer registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. The cleanup will be run from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. The free volunteer appreciation picnic will be held […]

9/16 – Join the Friends of Lake Cumberland Cleanup!

On Saturday, Sept. 16, you are invited to volunteer during the 28th annual Friends of Lake Cumberland Cleanup. Bring your friends and family to spend three hours removing trash from the lake’s shoreline, and then you can enjoy free food and prizes at the volunteer appreciation picnic. In the Eastern Time Zone, the cleanup will […]

The Friends of Lake Cumberland win award, invite new faces

PRIDE honored the Friends of Lake Cumberland for the group’s 26 years of service. Members who accepted the award were (left to right): Steve Syphax, Darro Cottle, Billie Cottle, Shirley Syphax, Ken Wolfram, Nancy Kincaid, Ken Kincaid, Cheri Wolfram, Mack Chandler and Kathy Chandler.

In 1990, a group of concerned citizens formed a nonprofit organization, the Friends of Lake Cumberland (FOLC), to assist the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in maintaining the lake’s natural beauty by removing debris and litter from the 1,200 miles of shoreline. Since then, the group has recruited 12,468 volunteers to collect 94,968 bags of […]

Volunteer for the 25th Annual Lake Cumberland Cleanup on 9/20/14

Friends of Lake Cumberland logo

The Friends of Lake Cumberland invite you to roll up your sleeves, lace up your boots, and put on your work gloves to take part in the 25th Annual Lake Cumberland Cleanup. The cleanup is held at locations all over the lake in an effort to remove trash, tires, appliances, etc., from the shoreline of Lake […]

60 teenagers from 42 counties volunteer on Lake Cumberland

More than 60 teenagers from 42 counties recently converged on the shores of Lake Cumberland to pick up trash and debris. The students were members of The Center for Rural Development’s elite Rogers Scholars program, which identifies and nurtures leadership and entrepreneurial skills in rising high school juniors […]

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