Volunteers needed for Beast on the Bay

By | August 25, 2014 4:00 am | 0 Comments

 Barber Beast on the Bay, Erie’s largest obstacle course challenge, is looking for volunteers to help at this year’s event. It’s set for Saturday, Sept. 6 at Presque Isle State Park. Most volunteer shifts are around three hours long, and the jobs vary so you can select the job that sounds like the most fun…


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Book sale this weekend to benefit Erie Animal Network

By | August 23, 2014 4:00 am | 0 Comments

Calling all book lovers:  Erie Animal Network is holding a book sale today and Sunday, from 10 a.m.  to 4 p.m., in the Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary and Adoption Center parking lot, 5439 West Lake Road. Proceeds from the event will go to the EAN Community Cat Fund for spay, neuter and vaccination of community cats, as well as shelters…


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Therapeutic Riding and Equestrian Center seeks volunteers

By | August 22, 2014 11:14 am | 0 Comments

The Therapeutic Riding and Equestrian Center is seeking volunteers to help the riders and horses in its program. The center, located at 8342 Platz Road, in Fairview, offers a variety of classes and private lessons for clients who would benefit from  equine-assisted activities. Volunteers are needed to help walk beside the horses and interact with riders…


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Presbyterian Homes locations seek caring volunteers

By | August 19, 2014 5:14 pm | 0 Comments

The three Erie-region Presbyterian Homes – Elmwood Gardens and Manchester Commons in Erie, and Oakwood Heights in Oil City, have a dedicated group of volunteers who selflessly give their time to help others. Their efforts have made a major difference in the quality of life of the homes’ residents. Presbyterian Homes offers many volunteer opportunities for both individuals and groups. A program can…


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Blood Bank giving away Wally cards on Monday

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

As the summer starts to wind down, the Community Blood Bank is continuing to experience a severe shortage of blood. In an effort to help end the shortage, the first 60 donors to the Blood Bank on Monday will each receive a $10 Wally Card to Waldameer Park & Waterworld. The cards are good for individual…


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Volunteers needed for Walk for Small Animals

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

Because You Care’s annual Walk for Small Animals, scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 7 at 1 p.m., in Liberty Park on Erie’s bayfront, is the animal rescue group’s largest fundraiser. Volunteers are needed to help set up for the event, on Sept. 7 between 9 a.m. and noon; register participants, starting at 11:45 a.m.; help park…


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Volunteer to help at Camp Sherwin’s Apple Fest

By | August 12, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

Camp Sherwin, 8600 West Lake Road, Lake City, is looking for numerous volunteers to help at the 2014 Apple Fest, which is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 18. Volunteer jobs available include: On Friday, Oct. 17: Painting lines for the parking lot on Friday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Setting up the concession area and…


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Don’t forget to give on Tuesday, Erie Gives Day

By | August 11, 2014 4:00 am | 1 Comment

Tomorrow is  one of the best times to help your favorite Erie-area charities — Erie Gives Day. If you make an online donation between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Tuesday to one or more participating nonprofits in the Erie area, the Erie Community Foundation will match a percentage of the donations. The more donations…


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Volunteers needed to help put on triathlon at Presque Isle

By | August 7, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

The organizers of the Life’s a Beach Triathlon, which will be held at Presque Isle State Park on Saturday, Aug. 16, are seeking volunteers to help put on the event. The event, which features a 200-meter “anything goes swim” (participants are allowed floaties, boogie boards, or just about anything to help complete the swim), a…


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Second Harvest Food Bank seeks volunteers for this weekend

By | August 6, 2014 8:53 am | 0 Comments

The Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania, 1507 Grimm Drive, is seeking volunteers to help this Saturday with sorting groceries and/or labeling products. Volunteer shifts are available from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1  to 3 p.m. If you are available to help, please call Amanda at 459-3663, Ext. 106.


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