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$8,500 from PRIDE for pickup
In March 12 Issue

PRIDE has granted Russell County, Jamestown and Russell Springs up to $8,500 to pick up roadside litter, offer free trash drop-off events and remove dumps during PRIDE Spring Cleanup Month in April.

"The county got $7,500, and the cities (Jamestown and Russell Springs) got $500," said PRIDE manager H.M. Bottom, "The money is very important to help in roadside cleanup and has allowed us to have a free dump day in the past and hopefully again this year." Bottom also says a certain percentage can be used for illegal dump cleanup.

PRIDE also will give the county and cities T-shirts and cleanup supplies to distribute to Spring Cleanup volunteers.

"Local governments rally volunteers and target trash problems during the Spring Cleanup, and we are glad to support their efforts to create a clean, healthy environment for their citizens and visitors," said Tammie Wilson of PRIDE.

"We're already making plans for spring cleanup," said Bottom, "Some groups have already contacted us; churches, girl scouts, and the boy scouts. PRIDE groups at the schools will also be participating."

 Bottom says they can use all the help they can get and encourages all civic minded individuals and groups to get involved when the time comes. For more information or to offer to volunteer you can call H.M. Bottom at 270-585-1416.

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