Posts tagged fundraiser

Volunteer to help at Erie-area summer fitness events

By | April 14, 2014 9:54 am | 0 Comments


The Erie Sports Commission is seeking volunteers to help out at four major events this summer, including the Zombie Run, the Color Run, the Biggest Loser RunWalk and the Life’s a Beach Triathlon. The Zombie Run includes two events on May 17, both at Lake Erie Speedway in North East. The Zombie Run: Extreme takes… 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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Cupcakes for Kids set for Sunday

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


Sample a variety of cupcakes made by local bakeries when the Bradley H. Foulk Children’s Advocacy Center hosts Cupcakes for Kids, on Sunday, from 1 to 4 p.m., at Erie Day School, 1372 W. Sixth St. Celebrity judges — and members of the community — can taste delicious cupcakes from local businesses such as Angie… View Article

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Pennsylvania Alzheimer’s Association seeks volunteers for walk

By | March 30, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


The Alzheimer’s Association Greater PA Chapter, which provides services and support to individuals with Alzheimer’s, their families, and their care partners in the community, is seeking people to assist at this year’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s, scheduled for Sept. 20 at the Burger King Amphitheater at Liberty Park on Erie’s bayfront. Volunteers are needed both for the… View Article

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Create a pottery item, benefit cat shelter this weekend

By | March 28, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


Looking for something to do this weekend? Head over to Claytopia, 2503 W. 15th St., to paint a cat or dog bisque piece or a cat or dog bowl, and — through Monday, the last day of the month — Claytopia will donate 10 percent of your purchase to Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary. Claytopia is… 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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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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Frozen food sales to benefit animal rescue group

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


Local animal rescue organization Because You Care is partnering with Schwan’s for an online fundraising campaign. Just order from Schwan’s selection of meats, meals, desserts and more via BYC’s online campaign between now and April 17, and Schwan’s will donate 20 to 40 percent of all orders to BYC.  After April 17, through the end… View Article

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Celebrate Mardi Gras at Brewerie, raise funds for United Way

By | March 4, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments


Today is Mardi Gras — also known as Fat Tuesday. You can celebrate tonight at Brewerie at Union Station, 123 W. 14th St., and help raise money for the United Way of Erie County. Starting at 5 p.m., patrons can enjoy Cajun cuisine and Dixieland jazz  – plus Brewerie’s special “Big Easy” Belgian ale —… View Article

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