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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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Volunteers needed for Audubon Center’s 5K run/walk

By | July 13, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments

 

On Saturday, July 26, runners and walkers of all ages will hit the trails for the Wild 5K Run/Walk at the Audubon Center & Sanctuary, 1600 Riverside Road, near Jamestown, N.Y. Proceeds from the race will support Liberty, the center’s resident bald eagle, whose care costs approximately $7,500 per year, according to Audubon Seasonal Naturalist and race Co-chair Corinne Frederickson. Volunteers… View Article

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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 17, 24, 31 and Saturdays, July 12 and 19. All adults and children 13… 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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