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Volunteers needed for Breast Cancer Coalition’s Home Run Derby

By | July 22, 2014 5:15 pm | 0 Comments

 

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… View Article

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

By | July 21, 2014 4:53 pm | 0 Comments

 

“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…. View Article

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Hunt for bargains at Orphan Angels’ rummage sale this weekend

By | July 18, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary will hold a garage sale fundraiser on Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days, at the shelter, 5439 West Lake Road. Stop by to find bargains on clothing, pet items, household goods, books, toys and more.  For more information, call 790-4067. In addition, the shelter staff are seeking volunteers to… View Article

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Help Hooked on Books for Kids sort donated books

By | July 16, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Hooked on Books for Kids is expecting to receive more than 40,000 donated Disney/Hyperion books that will need to be moved, unpacked and sorted into four groups by grade level. The books will be given to local schools and nonprofit groups. The work will be done on Wednesday, Oct. 8, and Thursday, Oct. 9 in the Shred-X… View Article

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Volunteers needed to help at Zabawa

By | July 14, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Looking for an opportunity to help out over the summer and be involved in one of the Erie Diocese’s most well attended events?   Holy Trinity’s Zabawa — the annual Polish Heritage Festival — is the place for you. The festival organizers are actively looking for help in serving the food to the large crowd of… 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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Because You Care seeks volunteers to help at shelter, events

By | July 2, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Because You Care animal rescue organization recently opened a cat adoption center at 6041 West Road, McKean. A dog kennel is set to open this summer. Volunteers are needed to help in numerous roles, including cleaning and scooping litter, feeding the animals, socializing animals, answering the telephone, selling merchandise to members of the public, and… 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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Help make this year’s Discover Presque Isle a success

By | June 22, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Discover Presque Isle is a three-day event held every year to raise funds for improvements to Presque Isle State Park. It takes nearly 200 volunteers to make the event a success. This year’s festival is set for July 25-27. As always, there will be a variety of family-oriented fun, including live music, a large children’s festival, art and craft vendors,… View Article

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L.E.A.F. needs volunteers for summer events

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

 

The Lake Erie Arboretum at Frontier Park is gearing up for its summer events and is seeking volunteers to help make them a success. The Arts at the Arboretum series kicks off on July 3 with Poets’ Hall Presents, then continues with an outdoor concert series that runs on six Thursdays in July and August… View Article

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