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Riley County

About Pride

The Kansas PRIDE Program is a partnership of K-State Research and Extension, the Kansas Department of Commerce, and Kansas PRIDE, Inc. PRIDE is dedicated to serving communities across the state to encourage and assist local government and volunteers in making their community a better place to live and work. 

Through the PRIDE program, local communities identify what they would like to preserve, create, or improve for their future. Then, working with the resources of K-State Research & Extension and the Kansas Department of Commerce, community volunteers pull together to create their ideal community future. Riley County is fortunate to be home to three PRIDE communities: Leonardville, Randolph and Riley.

Leonardville PRIDE

President:  Chandra Ruthstrom

Meetings: 3rd Monday of the Month, 7:00 p.m. @ Leonardville Community Building


  • Annual Hullabaloo Celebration
  • Community Soup Supper
  • Santa's Visit to Leonardville
  • Yard of the Month
  • Community Clean-up

Randolph PRIDE

President: Janie Dunstan

Meetings:  4th Monday of the Month, 7:00 pm @ VFW Hall


  • Annual Independence Day Celebration
  • Fish Fry
  • Welcome Baskets for New Residents
  • Community Spring Clean-up
  • Volunteer Thank You Social
  • Christmas Lighting Contest
  • Adopt-a-Child for Christmas