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Volunteers needed to sort 40,000 donated books

   September 20, 2014 6:00 am    0

Hooked on Books for Kids  recently received a grant of 40,000 brand-new books from First Book of Washington, D.C., and the group is in need of help to sort and organize the books on Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 8 and 9. ‪The books will be distributed to teachers and nonprofit groups in the Erie area.  Two-hour shifts are…

 

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Orphan Angels seeks volunteer stylists for cutathon

   September 19, 2014 9:41 am    0

Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary is seeking a few licensed hair stylists to cut at a hair cutathon fundraiser for the shelter. The cutathon will take place at Classic Image Salon, 9125 West Ridge Road, Girard, on Sunday, Oct. 5, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. If you are willing to help out at this event, or need more information, please…

 

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Volunteers needed to assist at North East Wine Fest

   September 18, 2014 9:46 am    0

The North East Chamber of Commerce is seeking volunteers to help at the 2014 Wine Festival, which will be held Sept. 27 and 28 in North East’s Gravel Pit, Gibson and Heard parks. Volunteers are needed to work as wine couriers, wine checkers, admissions attendants and souvenier sellers. Each volunteer time slot is two hours….

 

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Sorters needed to help prep for book sale

   September 17, 2014 10:10 am    0

Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary will hold a used book sale to benefit its Phoenix Fund for severely ill cats on Oct. 4 and 5, in the shelter’s parking lot at 5439 West Lake Road. The group is looking for a few volunteers to help sort the books prior to the sale. Sorting will be outside, for…

 

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Volunteers needed to sign kids up for Shining Star program

   September 16, 2014 9:43 am    0

St. Martin Center’s Shining Stars program will once again distribute toys to needy children throughout Erie this holiday season. Families enroll in the program in the fall, then the children’s Christmas wishes are gathered and posted on trees in area businesses and schools. Volunteers are needed on Oct. 14, 15 and 16 to help sign up children…

 

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GECAC Volunteer Tutor Open House set for Tuesday

   September 12, 2014 9:55 am    0

The GECAC Adult Education Program is seeking volunteer tutors to work with adults to improve their reading, math, English or writing skills in order to pass their GED or gain the skills needed to get and keep a job. Volunteers receive training, support and materials to assist them with their students. Volunteers must have at…

 

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Volunteers sought to help ready dog adoption center

   September 11, 2014 4:00 am    0

Construction is almost complete on Because You Care’s new dog adoption center at 6041 West St., McKean (immediately off the McKean exit of I-79).  Volunteers are needed to clean it to get it ready for the future canine residents. Work will include cleaning up sawdust from the walls and floors, washing windows inside and out, and painting…

 

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Volunteers needed to help with Her Times 5K

   September 10, 2014 1:37 pm    0

The organizers of the Her Times 5K run for women are seeking several volunteers to serve as road marshals and to work at the finish line for the race, which is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 4, 8 a.m., at Presque Isle State Park. Volunteers would need to be on-site before the race starts and be able to…

 

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North East nursing agency seeks volunteers

   September 9, 2014 12:42 pm    0

The Community Nursing Services of North East is looking to expand its group of volunteers who are available to sit with and visit with hospice clients. Volunteers would assist hospice clients and their families, in roles including administrative help, community outreach, community education, bereavement support group help, and Alzheimer’s association support group help, among others. The…

 

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Student volunteers wanted for Ridge Center garden

   September 8, 2014 6:00 am    0

Attention students! Are you looking for service hours for the 2014-2015 school year? The TREC Garden, located at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Drive, is looking for student volunteers age 16 and older to help with a fall cleanup on two Sundays, Sept. 28 and Oct. 12. Cleanup will begin at 9 a.m. and…

 

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