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11-year-old Logan Strunk donates $100 to PRIDE

PRIDE President/CEO Tammie Nazario accepted Logan Strunk’s $100 donation for environmental cleanup projects. Eleven-year-old Logan Strunk earned a $500 prize for picking up 414 bags of trash from McCreary County roads in April. Rather than keeping the money for himself, Logan donated $100 to PRIDE, the nonprofit organization that promotes environmental cleanup activities across 42 […]

Cumberland Falls Spring Cleanup rescheduled for May 1

CLICK HERE TO PRE-REGISTER ONLINE After storms delayed the first attempt in March, the PRIDE Spring Cleanup at Cumberland Falls has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 1. Volunteers are invited to pick up litter along Hwy. 90, as well as side roads near Cumberland Falls State Resort Park. Volunteers are asked […]

Lake Cumberland Cleanup on April 24

Recent flooding has carried extra trash into Lake Cumberland so there will be a springtime Friends of Lake Cumberland Cleanup on April 24, 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. local time. “For Pulaski, Russell and Wayne Counties, Lake Cumberland takes centerstage in our landscape, outdoor fun and economy, so it makes sense that we rally together […]

Jan. 18 is MLK Service Day. Get out. Explore. Clean up. Win.

The third Monday in January is the only federal holiday that is designated as a national day of service. All Americans are encouraged to volunteer to improve their communities. In southern and eastern Kentucky, you can give back to your community while taking in the beautiful scenery it has to offer. Over this long holiday […]

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 […]

Volunteer for Cumberland Falls Cleanup on July 11 – Pre-register by July 8

Volunteers are invited to pick up litter at Cumberland Falls State Resort Park, including the overlook below the Falls, on Saturday, July 11, from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. Volunteers must pre-register by July 8. To pre-register, contact Olivia Immitt at olivia.immitt@ky.gov or 606-528-4121, extension 413. To promote social distancing, families […]

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 […]

Free Solid Waste Management Workshops

Southern and eastern Kentuckians are invited to a free workshop to learn more about solid waste management, as well as how to recruit volunteers for a Spring Cleanup event in their community. In March, PRIDE will host four free Environmental Leadership and Solid Waste Management workshops to assist communities with their solid waste management issues. Topics […]

April is PRIDE Spring Cleanup Month

#PRIDESpring Cleanup #TrashtagChallengePRIDE April is PRIDE Spring Cleanup Month across southern and eastern Kentucky. Since the first Spring Cleanup in 1998, 440,408 people have volunteered with PRIDE to pick up litter and make our region look its best. The theme for the 2019 PRIDE Spring Cleanup is “Together We Can!” Together, we can: […]

April is PRIDE Spring Cleanup Month

Celebrating 20 Years: 433,460 Volunteers and Counting The PRIDE Spring Cleanup has become an annual tradition in southern and eastern Kentucky. Since the first Spring Cleanup in 1998, 433,460 people have volunteered with PRIDE. The tradition will continue in April 2018. Local governments will work with individuals and groups to organize cleanup events. PRIDE will […]

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