Volunteers needed for July water chestnut pulls at Audubon

By | July 9, 2014 2:32 pm | 0 Comments


Volunteers are needed to help save local waterways from invasive water chestnuts, which have taken a foothold at the Audubon Sanctuary, near Jamestown, N.Y. Water chestnut pulling sessions at the Audubon Center & Sanctuary’s Big Pond are scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to noon on Thursdays, July 10, 17, 24, 31 and Saturdays, July 12 and 19. All adults and children… View Article

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Cat shelter seeks items, storage space for garage sale

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


Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary will hold a garage sale fundraiser on Saturday and Sunday, July 19 and 20, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, at the shelter, 5439 West Lake Road. All proceeds will go toward taking care of the cats at the shelter. The organizers are seeking donations of items for the… View Article

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Saturday concert to benefit Erie veterans group

By | July 4, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


Composer, guitarist and harp guitarist Muriel Anderson will perform a benefit concert for Erie’s Music for Veterans program on Saturday, at 8 p.m., at the Erie Art Museum, 20 E. Fifth St. Vinny Stefanelli, also a guitarist, started Music for Veterans as a way to reintegrate veterans into civilian society after their service to their country. Participating… View Article

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Help for veterans offered at state rep’s offices

By | July 3, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


State Rep. Curt Sonney (R-Harborcreek) will be hosting outreach events at his two district offices for veterans in and around the 4th Legislative District who have questions or need information about programs available to them. Two sessions will be offered each month, one each in Harborcreek and Corry. Assistant Service Director Rob Castro from the state… View Article

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Because You Care seeks volunteers to help at shelter, events

By | July 2, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


Because You Care animal rescue organization recently opened a cat adoption center at 6041 West Road, McKean. A dog kennel is set to open this summer. Volunteers are needed to help in numerous roles, including cleaning and scooping litter, feeding the animals, socializing animals, answering the telephone, selling merchandise to members of the public, and… View Article

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Beast on the Bay seeks volunteers

By | July 1, 2014 6:23 am | 0 Comments


Not ready for the Beast on the Bay — a “grueling 10-mile obstacle course”  at Presque Isle State Park? Why not consider volunteering to help out instead? You’ll get a front-row seat for this unique event, which is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 6. The Barber National Institute is expecting more than 1,000 participants for this year’s event,… View Article

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Volunteers sought for Highmark Downtown Showdown Basketball Tournament

By | June 30, 2014 6:35 am | 0 Comments


The Downtown Y is looking for volunteers to help out at the third annual Highmark Downtown Showdown Outdoor 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 2 and 3, at the Millcreek Mall. The event is open to boys, girls, men, and women ages 7 and up. Volunteers are needed to perform the… View Article

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United Way to honor Brady Louis for volunteer service

By | June 29, 2014 7:39 am | 0 Comments


United Way of Erie County will honor F. Brady Louis with the 2014 Tocqueville Award on July 15. The award recognizes outstanding volunteer service to the local community through personal leadership and long-time commitment. For decades, Louis has donated his time, talent and expertise to improve lives and make Erie County a better place to live. Since moving to… View Article

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Goods and services auction to benefit Conneaut Lake Bark Park

By | June 28, 2014 7:05 am | 0 Comments


Need a little help with lawn care or carpentry? Always wanted to learn to play the piano or guitar? Could your car use an oil change or some detailing? Want to treat your family to a day at Splash Lagoon, a week at a Florida resort condo or a homemade cake once a month for… View Article

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Fairview’s Blended Spirits Ranch seeks youth mentors

By | June 27, 2014 6:23 am | 0 Comments


Blended Spirits Ranch is looking for individuals who can commit to volunteering to mentor a youth through an eight-week Equine Assisted Learning course. Blended Spirits works to improve the lives of adults and children through Equine Assisted Learning and Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, as well as rescuing and rehabilitating horses from abusive environments. The volunteer mentors will be assigned one horse… View Article

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