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Hazel Green goes green, earns green

Hazel Green Elementary School’s fourth and fifth-grade students accepted the PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award for their plastic recycling project. Principal Brad Mullins and Bianca Hawkins, who led the project, are on the front row, and the fourth and fifth-grade teachers are in the back.

Hazel Green Elementary School students made money for their school while learning about recycling. Their project also earned the PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award. For two weeks in December, students were encouraged to save every piece of plastic used in their homes, such as water bottles and liquid soap containers. They brought […]

Laurel County students enjoy 4-H Eco EDventures

Laurel County 4-H Youth Development Extension Agent Kim Whitson accepted the PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award from PRIDE’s Jennifer Johnson.

For its 4-H Eco EDventures program, the Laurel County Extension Service has earned southern and eastern Kentucky’s PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award. “Students had fun while they learned about the environment, so those memories will stick with them,” said PRIDE’s Jennifer Johnson, who taught at the event and later presented the PRIDE […]

Laurel Co. Extension hosts 4-H Eco Ed-venture for 738 students

Laurel County 4-H Youth Development Extension Agent Kim Whitson accepted the PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award from PRIDE’s Mark Davis.

The Laurel County Extension Service treated 738 students in grades 4-7 to a 4-H Eco EDventures Day, which was named the region’s PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month for September 2012. From Aug. 28 until Aug. 31, teachers brought 28 classes to the JM Feltner 4-H Camp to spend one day at Eco EDventures. […]

Walmart Distribution Center earns PRIDE volunteerism award

Walmart DC 6097 accepts PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award May 2012

A London business and its employees have earned southern and eastern Kentucky’s PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award. Walmart Distribution Center (DC) 6097 was honored yesterday for its contributions to local events during PRIDE Spring Cleanup Month in April. During the Spring Cleanup […]

Laurel Lake Cleanup: 224 volunteers, 2 tons of trash

Laurel County won the Cleanup Cup as the county with the most volunteers

  The 24th annual Laurel Lake Cleanup netted two tons of trash, thanks to 224 volunteers who braved rain and a chilly temperature on April 21. The volunteers — along with 30 staff members from agencies that organized the event — hauled in 4,397 pounds of garbage in three hours. All volunteers received a free […]

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