Claytopia hosting fundraiser for Erie animal group

   January 16, 2015 11:53 am

If you’re looking for something fun to do during January, head over to Claytopia, 2503 W. 15th St. You can make a cool animal-themed ceramic piece and the store will donate a portion of the sale to H.O.P.E. for Erie Animal Wellness, which supports local animals in need. Just stop in and create one or more…

Erie theater group seeks volunteers to raise funds

   January 14, 2015 12:04 pm

PACA — Performing Artists Collective Alliance — is a nonprofit community performing arts center and theater that promotes a wide variety of artistic endeavors at its 1505 State St. location. In 2015, PACA is planning to present 11 productions, including comedies, dramas and classics. The group is mounting an advertising campaign to support the 2015…

Audubon Sanctuary seeks volunteers for Snowflake Festival  

   January 8, 2015 5:33 am

The Audubon Nature Center & Sanctuary, 1600 Riverside Road, near Jamestown, N.Y., is seeking volunteers to help present its 2015 Snowflake Festival, planned for Saturday, Feb. 7. Audubon’s longest running festival is always a crowd pleaser. Outdoor opportunities include snowshoeing, cross country skiing, naturalist-guided hikes, horse drawn wagon rides, and husky sled dog demonstrations. Inside there are…

Erie film group seeks Oscar night volunteers

   December 26, 2014 9:24 am

The Film Society of Northwestern Pennsylvania will hold its annual Oscar Night Party fundraiser at the Bayfront Sheraton Hotel on Feb. 22 and will need many volunteers to work at the event.  There will an orientation meeting prior to the event at the society’s office at 1926 Peach St. To volunteer, or for more information, visit www.getconnectederie.org or call…

Because You Care seeks volunteer gift wrappers

   December 11, 2014 11:59 am

Because You Care small animal rescue group is seeking volunteers to help wrap gifts this Sunday, Dec. 14, and Friday, Dec. 19, at the Millcreek Mall Community Booth. The volunteers wrap shoppers’ gifts in exchange for a donation to BYC. If anyone is willing to help, please send an e-mail to karsmitty2@hotmail.com for more information…

Orphan Angels gift-wrapping booth to raise funds for shelter

   December 9, 2014 3:11 pm

Volunteers from Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary will be wrapping shoppers’ holiday gifts in exchange for a donation to the shelter on Wednesday at the Millcreek Mall, outside JC Penney in the concourse. If you’ll be out doing some Christmas shopping on Wednesday, please consider bringing your purchases to the wrapping booth. You’ll get your gifts beautifully…

Orphan Angels seeks volunteer gift wrappers

   November 20, 2014 11:39 am

Volunteers are needed to wrap gifts on behalf of Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary at the Millcreek Mall on Friday, Nov. 28, between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 29, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.; and Sunday, Nov. 30, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Volunteers will wrap gifts purchased by shoppers in exhange for a donation…

Orphan Angels to hold used book sale this week

   October 7, 2014 4:00 am

Find hundreds of used books in every genre at Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary’s used book sale today, Wednesday and Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., in the social hall at Lake Shore Fire Dept., 5310 West Lake Road.  All proceeds will benefit the shelter’s Phoenix fund for cats with special medical needs. For more information, visit http://orphanangels.weebly.com.

Fun ways to help animal rescue groups this weekend

   October 3, 2014 10:25 am

This weekend offers multiple opportunities to help Erie-area animal rescue groups — and have fun at the same time. Start the weekend with a 3-mile charity walk for the Erie Animal Network’s Community Cat Fund on Saturday at 9 a.m. The Community Cat Fund pays for spays, neuters, vaccinations, shelters and food for stray cats in…

Orphan Angels seeking hair stylists for Sunday event

   September 30, 2014 12:41 pm

A Fall Hair Cut A Thon on Sunday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at  Classic Image Salon, 9125 Ridge Road, Girard, will benefit Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary, a no-kill cat and kitten rescue organization. Haircuts will be given in exchange for a donation to Orphan Angels. If you are a licensed Pennsylvania hair stylist who is willing to to…