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Earn a college scholarship by volunteering for Perry Hi-Way Hose Co.

By | April 24, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

The Perry Hi-Way Hose Co. is seeking to add new volunteer firefighters, and has developed the Volunteer Scholarship Program as an incentive for people to serve in the volunteer emergency services. Through the program, college students who become volunteer firefighters with the Perry Hi-Way Hose Co. are eligible to receive scholarships of $4,000 toward their… View Article

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Eastside Y needs volunteers to help at kids’ run

By | April 23, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

The Eastside Family Y is looking for volunteers to help staff the annual Run A Muck Mud Run, which will take place Saturday, May 24, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Y, 2101 Nagle Road. The run is for kids ages 4 to 13, with three levels of difficulty designed for different age groups. The 1.5-mile course… View Article

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Not up for taming the ‘Beast’? You can still be part of the action

By | April 22, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

The Barber Beast on the Bay is a 10-mile extreme obstacle course challenge at Presque Isle State Park in which participants run, climb and crawl over sand, trails, mud, water and hardpack surfaces. The event, set for Sept. 6 this year, is a fundraiser for the Barber National Institute, which works with children and adults… View Article

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Erie cat shelter seeks donations of used books

By | April 21, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary, 5439 West Lake Road, is accepting donations of gently used books for a book sale to be held in May. The sale, scheduled for May 17 and 18, at the shelter, will benefit a cat named Phoenix who needs a liver shunt. Books can be dropped off at the shelter on… View Article

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My Sister’s Closet seeks volunteers

By | April 20, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

My Sister’s Closet, located at 2173 W. 12th St., sells donated used clothing and other items to benefit the Women’s Care Center. The store is seeking volunteers to help sort, wash and iron clothing donations. This is an ongoing need, and volunteers can set their own hours, working as much or as little as they… View Article

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Help clean up Presque Isle today

By | April 19, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

If you’re up early and have some time to help make an impact on your community, consider heading to Presque Isle State Park to join the 58th annual spring cleanup. The cleanup will begin at 9 a.m. Volunteers should meet at the Rotary Pavilion between 9 and 11 a.m. to sign in and receive materials. Volunteers… View Article

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‘Pet Aid’ to raise funds for A.N.N.A. Shelter

By | April 18, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Pet Aid, a benefit for Erie animal rescue agency the A.N.N.A. Shelter, is set for Saturday, from 3 to 8 p.m., at the Saga Club, 3828 Washington Ave. The music lineup includes Michael Wayne at 3 p.m., Midnite Voodoo at 4:15 p.m., Flight at 5:30 p.m., and Rock of Ages at 6:45 p.m. There’ll also be… View Article

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St. Martin Center seeks volunteer cooks

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

 

Erie’s St. Martin Center, 1701 Parade St., is seeking experienced volunteer cooks to prepare large quantities of food for Metro Erie Meals on Wheels clients. The work takes place between 7 and 11 a.m., Mondays through Fridays, and responsibilities include cooking foods according to menus and accommodating special dietary or nutritional restrictions; washing pots, pans,… View Article

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Help letter carriers stamp out hunger

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

 

On May 10, the letter carriers of the U.S. Postal Service will help Stamp Out Hunger by collecting nonperishable food items for local food banks, including Erie’s Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania. Volunteers are needed to help pick up the food items left by community residents near their mail boxes. Volunteers will be given… View Article

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Volunteer at Erie-area hospice for fulfilling experience

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

 

Heartland Hospice recently celebrated National Volunteer Week by recognizing the contributions of its dedicated hospice volunteers and encouraging community members to become volunteers. Heartland volunteers offer support, companionship and practical, compassionate help to hospice patients. Volunteers can decide which tasks they are comfortable performing. Some tasks may include running errands for patients and families; staying… View Article

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