Volunteer to help get Presque Isle ready for summer

By | March 27, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Help get Presque Isle State Park ready for this summer’s fun at the park’s 58th Annual Spring Clean-Up, which is set for April 19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteers will meet at the Rotary Pavilion between 9 and 11 a.m. that day to sign in and receive materials. Lunch will be provided from 11 a.m…. View Article

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Erie’s Ridge Center seeks volunteer gardeners

By | March 26, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Did you know that the Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Drive, has a 5-acre garden that provides a habitat for many species of birds, mammals, insects and native plants? The garden also has a walking path, a number of birdhouses, including a Purple Martin house, and a geocache site. Much of the effort to… View Article

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Erie’s Biggest Loser RunWalk needs volunteers

By | March 25, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Erie’s Biggest Loser RunWalk 5K/Half Marathon is scheduled for June 22 at Penn State Behrend, with a registration and health and wellness event on June 21 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the school’s Junker Center. Volunteers are needed to serve in a variety of roles, including registration and packet pickup on both days, plus… View Article

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A.N.N.A. Shelter seeks donations, volunteers for rummage sale

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

 

Erie’s A.N.N.A. Shelter animal welfare organization will hold its annual rummage sale on April 12, at Fairview Presbyterian Church, 4264 Avonia Road in Fairview, and needs both donations of items to sell and volunteers to help organize the items and sell them. If you have items to donate or you are able to volunteeer at the event,… View Article

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Get ready for spring today with a new haircut or a tan

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

 

It’s time to start looking your best for spring — and you can help a local cat shelter at the same time! Head to Classic Image Salon, 9125 Ridge Road, in Girard, today, between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., to get your hair cut or a session in the tanning booth in exchange for a donation… View Article

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Volunteers needed to help get Camp Sherwin ready to open

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

 

The Greater Erie YMCA’s Camp Sherwin, 8600 West Lake Road, Lake City, opens for the season on April 1, and volunteers will be gathering Friday and Saturday, March 28 and 29, to make sure it’s ready. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1 to 5 p.m. on Friday. Lunch will be provided between… View Article

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Learn about volunteer opportunities transporting rescue animals

By | March 21, 2014 11:34 am | 0 Comments

 

Erie Animal Transporters, a group of volunteers who help move rescued pets, like Manny the pug, pictured, from high-kill shelters in other parts of the country to shelters where they will have a chance at adoption, is holding information sessions for potential volunteers today, from 5 to 8 p.m., and Sunday, from 1 to 5… View Article

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Help Stamp Out Hunger on May 10

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

 

The Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania  is seeking volunteers to help out during this year’s Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, on Saturday, May 10. On that day, community members across the nation will leave nonperishable food items next to their mailboxes for pickup and delivery to local food banks. Created by the National Association… View Article

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Celebrity bartending event Friday to benefit Erie Y

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

 

The Downtown Y is hosting a celebrity bartending event on Friday, from 5 to 8 p.m., at Benjamin’s Pub and Eatery inside the Avalon Hotel, 16 W. 10th St. The event will feature small games of chance and raffles along with local celebrity bartenders, a beer pyramid and music by Jack Stevenson of Jackson Station. All proceeds benefit the Greater… View Article

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Haircuts, tans to benefit cat shelter on Sunday

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

 

Have you been thinking about freshening up your hairstyle for spring, or getting started on your summer tan? You can do both on Sunday and help the cats and kittens at Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary. Stop by Classic Image Salon,  9125 Ridge Road, in Girard, on Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and get… View Article

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