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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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Volunteers needed for Erie outdoor cleanup projects

By | April 13, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


United Way’s Days of Caring is an annual Erie event in which volunteers help spruce up outdoor spaces of local community centers and nonprofits. Projects are scheduled around the city between April 19 and 30 to help neighborhood groups, schools and nonprofit agencies get ready for warm-weather activities. The work typically involves outdoor yard work such… View Article

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Horse rescue group needs help with spring cleanup

By | April 11, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


Bright Futures Farm in Cochranton is a nonprofit horse rescue center that depends on donations, grants and sponsorships to provide care, rehabilitation and training for horses that have been neglected or abused, and find them new adoptive homes. On April 26, from noon to 4 p.m., Bright Futures Farm will celebrate the American Society  for… View Article

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Volunteers needed to help clean up Perry Square

By | April 6, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


Volunteers are needed to help rake, pick up trash and prepare for spring planting on the west side of Perry Square in downtown Erie on Tuesday, April 22, from 10 a.m. to noon, and on the east side of the square on Thursday, April 24, also from 10 a.m. to noon. The cleanup is sponsored… View Article

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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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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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Eastside Y seeks weekday afternoon kitchen volunteers

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


The YMCA of Greater Erie’s Eastside Y, at 2101 Nagle Road, is seeking kitchen volunteers who can work on weekdays between noon and 6 p.m. The volunteers would help prepare snacks for 200 children Monday through Friday, as well as dinner twice a week for approximately 50 children.  There would also be some light kitchen cleaning… View Article

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PennDOT seeks volunteers for state’s Great American Cleanup

By | March 7, 2014 12:01 am | 0 Comments


Even though many of our state highways are still buried under ice and snow, it’s not too early to start thinking about giving them a good spring cleaning. PennDOT and the Department of Environmental Protection are seeking volunteers for this year’s Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania, which runs through May 31. The annual statewide cleanup,… View Article

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Help keep Presque Isle’s beaches clean

By | March 3, 2014 2:00 am | 0 Comments


Presque Isle State Park is seeking volunteers for monthly Adopt-A-Beach cleanups. Participants would dedicate one day a month, for up to three hours each time, from April through September. Prospective volunteers are encouraged to attend an informational session on March 14, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Drive. All… View Article

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Help get Camp Sherwin ready for spring

By | February 20, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments


The recent springlike weather — finally! — reminds us that it’s nearly time to start sprucing up Camp Sherwin for the first visitors of the camping season. The camp, which is part of YMCA of Greater Erie, is located at 8600 West Lake Road in Lake City. The Y is seeking volunteers to help with some… View Article

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