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Laurel Lake Cleanup, April 26

It’s time to give Laurel Lake its traditional spring cleaning. Volunteers of all ages are invited to join the 26th annual Laurel Lake Cleanup on Saturday, April 26, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Volunteer registration will open at 8 a.m. at the spillway beach at Laurel River Dam. All volunteers will receive a free […]

Volunteers net 3 tons of trash from Laurel Lake

Fog and chilly temperatures did not hinder the 247 volunteers who participated in the 25th annual Laurel Lake Cleanup on Saturday, April 20.They pulled three tons of trash and 860 pounds of recyclables from the lake’s shores in just three and one-half hours. Whitley County won the Volunteer Cup with 105 volunteers. Ninety-one volunteers registered […]

Corbin’s Lt. Col. Rick McClure is region’s top PRIDE volunteer

Amy Allen, Lt. Col. Rick McClure, Mark Davis

In honor of his dedication to the annual Laurel Lake Cleanup, Lt. Col. Rick McClure has been named southern and eastern Kentucky’s PRIDE Volunteer of the Month for January 2013.Until his retirement in November 2012, McClure was the JROTC Senior Instructor and French teacher at Corbin High School.“Rick has been active in the annual cleanup […]

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 […]

Join the Laurel Lake Cleanup on April 21

Pontoon on Laurel Lake

CLICK HERE TO PRINT WAIVER FORM FOR ADULTS —  CLICK HERE TO PRINT WAIVER FORM FOR MINORS Volunteers of all ages are invited to join the 24th annual Laurel Lake Cleanup this Saturday, April 21, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., at the […]

Trash into treasure: Christmas ornaments crafted from lures to benefit PRIDE

By combining her volunteer spirit and artistic talent, Barbara Begley has created unique decorations to adorn Christmas trees and support PRIDE. Begley fashions one-of-a-kind ornaments from the lures and bobbers she collects while volunteering to pick up litter at Laurel River Lake. She just recently decided to sell her hand-crafted treasures, and she plans to […]

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