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Volunteers needed for Beast on the Bay

   August 25, 2014 4:00 am    1

 Barber Beast on the Bay, Erie’s largest obstacle course challenge, is looking for volunteers to help at this year’s event. It’s set for Saturday, Sept. 6 at Presque Isle State Park. Most volunteer shifts are around three hours long, and the jobs vary so you can select the job that sounds like the most fun…

 

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Book sale this weekend to benefit Erie Animal Network

   August 23, 2014 4:00 am    0

Calling all book lovers:  Erie Animal Network is holding a book sale today and Sunday, from 10 a.m.  to 4 p.m., in the Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary and Adoption Center parking lot, 5439 West Lake Road. Proceeds from the event will go to the EAN Community Cat Fund for spay, neuter and vaccination of community cats, as well as shelters…

 

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Therapeutic Riding and Equestrian Center seeks volunteers

   August 22, 2014 11:14 am    0

The Therapeutic Riding and Equestrian Center is seeking volunteers to help the riders and horses in its program. The center, located at 8342 Platz Road, in Fairview, offers a variety of classes and private lessons for clients who would benefit from  equine-assisted activities. Volunteers are needed to help walk beside the horses and interact with riders…

 

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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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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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Volunteers needed to help with kayak demos this weekend

   July 24, 2014 1:00 am    0

Volunteers are needed to help Kayak Patti on Saturday and Sunday at Discover Presque Isle (near the Perry Monument). Patti needs volunteers to help with kayak and paddle board demonstrations on Saturday, between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m., and on Sunday, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. You can work a two-, three-, or four-hour…

 

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Volunteers needed for Breast Cancer Coalition’s Home Run Derby

   July 22, 2014 5:15 pm    0

The Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition holds an annual Home Run Derby event each summer at professional baseball stadiums in Pennsylvania. Volunteers are needed to serve as outfield ball shaggers at each event. The Erie event is set for Saturday, Aug. 23 at Jerry Uht Park. Duties include collecting balls hit into the outfield and infield once they…

 

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Have you ever wanted to be a ‘Captain of Fun’?

   July 21, 2014 4:53 pm    0

“Captain of Fun” is just one of the volunteer positions available at the Color Run, which is coming to Erie on Aug. 9. The United Way is currently recruiting volunteers to help out with the event. And the best part? You’re not just helping the event, but you’re also raising money for the Imagination Library….

 

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