Presbyterian Homes locations seek caring volunteers

   August 19, 2014 5:14 pm    0

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

   August 17, 2014 5:00 am    0

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

   August 15, 2014 5:00 am    0

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

   August 12, 2014 5:00 am    0

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

   August 11, 2014 4:00 am    1

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

   August 7, 2014 5:00 am    0

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

   August 6, 2014 8:53 am    0

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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Help keep Lake Erie’s shoreline clean

   August 4, 2014 4:52 pm    0

Volunteers are invited to join the Lake Erie International Coastal Cleanup project, which will be held this year on Sept. 20 from 9 a.m. until noon at 16 locations in Erie County. Volunteers will remove trash and debris from the shores of Lake Erie at Presque Isle State Park and watershed areas including Raccoon Creek Park,…

 

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Weeklong fundraiser underway for Erie boy

   July 26, 2014 1:00 am    0

More than 15 Erie businesses have joined forces to raise money for the family of Jax Stone, a 9-year-old boy who was diagnosed with a brainstem glioma, a rare malignant tumor. Each day during the week starting today, these businesses will be donating part of their sales to Jax’s family. Businesses include Ye Old Sweet…

 

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Free event Saturday celebrates country living

   July 25, 2014 1:00 am    0

Celebrate the joys of country living at Farm Daze, sponsored by the Lake Erie G.O.A.T.S. (Goats Of All Types Society) Club, on Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at  12636 West Lake Road, East Springfield. This free event will be held on an actual small farm, featuring all types of farm animals. You may even…

 

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