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10th annual US 27 Clean Sweep on April 17

On Tuesday, April 17, volunteers are invited to pick up roadside litter during the 10th annual PRIDE Clean Sweep of US 27. Volunteers can pick up litter any time between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. At Noon, all volunteers are invited to The Center for Rural Development for a free cook-out and drawing for door […]

Highway 27 Clean Sweep sees big volunteer turnout

Despite cloudy skies and scattered rain showers, volunteers came out in force to participate in the ninth annual Highway 27 Clean Sweep Spring Cleanup event. More than 1,000 volunteers participated in the cleanup, which ran along Highway 27 and other surrounding roads in Somerset and Burnside. This year’s event took place Thursday, April 27 from […]

1,090 volunteered for US 27 Clean Sweep

In its eighth year, the annual PRIDE Clean Sweep of US 27 surpassed 1,000 volunteers. A record-breaking 1,090 volunteers picked up litter along US 27 and other roads in Somerset and Burnside during the event on April 21, 2016. The previous record was 986 volunteers in the 2015 Clean Sweep. “Passing 1,000 volunteers is a […]

RAIN OR SHINE: Volunteer to Clean Sweep US 27 on April 21

On Thursday, April 21, volunteers are invited to pick up roadside litter during the eighth annual PRIDE Clean Sweep of US 27. Rain or shine, volunteers can pick up litter any time they choose between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. At Noon, all volunteers are invited to The Center for Rural Development […]

Join the US 27 Clean Sweep on May 13

Drivers can expect to see volunteers picking up litter along US 27 and other roads in Somerset and Burnside on Wednesday, May 13. Just over 1,000 volunteers have signed up to participate in the seventh annual PRIDE Clean Sweep of US 27. Almost all of those have joined the cleanup as part […]

Somerset’s Bobby Clue is PRIDE Volunteer of the Month

Bobby Clue accepted the PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award from PRIDE’s Tammie Wilson.

Bobby Clue, Executive Director of the Somerset-Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce, has been honored for his leadership in recruiting volunteers for the annual PRIDE Clean Sweep of US 27.Clue received the PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award during the volunteer appreciation luncheon at the fifth annual Clean Sweep, which was held April 16 and drew […]

April 16: Volunteer to “clean sweep” US 27 in Pulaski County

On Tuesday, April 16, volunteers will team up to pick up roadside litter during the fifth annual PRIDE Clean Sweep of US 27. All volunteers will enjoy a free lunch and chance at door prizes. Free T-shirts also will be given to volunteers, while supplies last. The PRIDE Clean Sweep will focus on US 27 […]

Clean Sweep of US 27 topped region’s Spring Cleanup

PRIDE Clean Sweep of US 27 4-17-12 Volunteer cookout

The PRIDE Clean Sweep of US 27 drew more volunteers than any other event across 38 counties of southern and eastern Kentucky during PRIDE Spring Cleanup Month in April. A total of 862 volunteers donated 1,561 hours to pick up litter along US 27 and surrounding areas during the day-long event, which was held April […]

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