Weeklong fundraiser underway for Erie boy

By | July 26, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments


More than 15 Erie businesses have joined forces to raise money for the family of Jax Stone, a 9-year-old boy who was diagnosed with a brainstem glioma, a rare malignant tumor. Each day during the week starting today, these businesses will be donating part of their sales to Jax’s family. Businesses include Ye Old Sweet… View Article

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Free event Saturday celebrates country living

By | July 25, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments


Celebrate the joys of country living at Farm Daze, sponsored by the Lake Erie G.O.A.T.S. (Goats Of All Types Society) Club, on Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at  12636 West Lake Road, East Springfield. This free event will be held on an actual small farm, featuring all types of farm animals. You may even… View Article

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Volunteers needed to help with kayak demos this weekend

By | July 24, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments


Volunteers are needed to help Kayak Patti on Saturday and Sunday at Discover Presque Isle (near the Perry Monument). Patti needs volunteers to help with kayak and paddle board demonstrations on Saturday, between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m., and on Sunday, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. You can work a two-, three-, or four-hour… View Article

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Volunteers needed for Breast Cancer Coalition’s Home Run Derby

By | July 22, 2014 5:15 pm | 0 Comments


The Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition holds an annual Home Run Derby event each summer at professional baseball stadiums in Pennsylvania. Volunteers are needed to serve as outfield ball shaggers at each event. The Erie event is set for Saturday, Aug. 23 at Jerry Uht Park. Duties include collecting balls hit into the outfield and infield once they… View Article

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Have you ever wanted to be a ‘Captain of Fun’?

By | July 21, 2014 4:53 pm | 0 Comments


“Captain of Fun” is just one of the volunteer positions available at the Color Run, which is coming to Erie on Aug. 9. The United Way is currently recruiting volunteers to help out with the event. And the best part? You’re not just helping the event, but you’re also raising money for the Imagination Library…. View Article

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Hunt for bargains at Orphan Angels’ rummage sale this weekend

By | July 18, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments


Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary will hold a garage sale fundraiser on Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days, at the shelter, 5439 West Lake Road. Stop by to find bargains on clothing, pet items, household goods, books, toys and more.  For more information, call 790-4067. In addition, the shelter staff are seeking volunteers to… View Article

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Donate blood, get a chance to win a $5,000 shopping spree

By | July 17, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


The Community Blood Bank is offering blood donors a chance to win a $5,000 shopping spree to Off-Road Express from now through Aug. 30. Off-Road Express sells snowmobiles, ATVs, motorcycles, dirt bikes, watercraft, motocross bikes, and other types of recreational vehicles, as well as parts and accessories. Donors must be at least 17 years old… View Article

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Help Hooked on Books for Kids sort donated books

By | July 16, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


Hooked on Books for Kids is expecting to receive more than 40,000 donated Disney/Hyperion books that will need to be moved, unpacked and sorted into four groups by grade level. The books will be given to local schools and nonprofit groups. The work will be done on Wednesday, Oct. 8, and Thursday, Oct. 9 in the Shred-X… View Article

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Brighten spirits by volunteering at Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home

By | July 15, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


The Pennsylvania Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home, 560 E. Third St., needs volunteers to help with daily bingo games. Volunteers assist residents by helping manage bingo cards, calling numbers and confirming winning numbers. In addition, there is always a need for people to visit with the home’s residents. Visitors can brighten residents’ days by playing games… View Article

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Volunteers needed to help at Zabawa

By | July 14, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments


Looking for an opportunity to help out over the summer and be involved in one of the Erie Diocese’s most well attended events?   Holy Trinity’s Zabawa — the annual Polish Heritage Festival — is the place for you. The festival organizers are actively looking for help in serving the food to the large crowd of… View Article

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