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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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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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Bike ride Sunday at Presque Isle to raise funds for kids’ bicycle charity

By | June 24, 2014 1:03 am | 0 Comments


Join Cody’s Ride of Hope on Sunday at Presque Isle State Park, and help brighten the lives of sick children. The event is a bike ride to benefit Cody’s Wheels Of Hope, a nonprofit organization that accepts donations in order to buy bicycles, riding toys and safety helmets for children with life-threatening diseases. The ride… View Article

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Volunteers needed for Kori’s Kritters fundraiser

By | June 5, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


The third annual Kori B. Durkin Foundation Kori’s Kritters benefit in Support of Animal Rescue will be held Saturday, July 12, 5 to 11 p.m., at the Colony Pub &  Grille, 2670 W. Eighth St. Many volunteers are needed to help put on this event, which will benefit Because You Care, a local animal rescue… View Article

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

By | June 4, 2014 5:00 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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Achievement Center seeks donations of items for kids’ treat bags

By | June 3, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


The Achievement Center, which provides services to children with physical disabilities, developmental delays, emotional and behavioral problems, and autism spectrum disorder in a service area that spans Erie, Crawford, Forest, Warren, and Chautauqua counties, is seeking donations of items for treat bags for kids participating in the center’s summer treatment program. Children in the program work toward… View Article

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Help Stamp Out Hunger today

By | May 10, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


Don’t forget — Saturday is the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive across the United States. This is your chance to help those who are hungry in your own community, without leaving your house. Mail carriers — assisted by an army of volunteers — will be picking up donations of nonperishable food items as they make their rounds…. View Article

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Hoss’s Community Day Saturday benefits cat shelter

By | May 9, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


Head over to Hoss’s Steak & Sea House, 3302 W. 26th St., on Saturday between 11 a.m. and 10 p.m., for a pre-Mother’s Day meal. If you present a Cash Cow Card, which you can pick up at Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary, the restaurant will donate 20 percent of your purchase to the cat shelter. You can also… View Article

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Soup-er Saturday to raise funds for cancer programs

By | May 8, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


On Saturday, Cross Roads Farm and Craft Market in Westfield, N.Y., will host its fifth annual Soup-er Saturday to raise funds for cancer programs. The soup cook-off will feature more than 30 different types of soups, and visitors to the market can taste as many as they wish, while making donations to Lily’s Hope by… View Article

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