Posts tagged health

Eastside Y needs volunteers for Run A Muck Mud Run

   April 4, 2014 5:00 am    0

Want to help kids have fun in the mud? The Eastside Family Y, at 2101 Nagle Road, is seeking volunteers for the Run A Muck Mud Run on Saturday, May 24. The run is for kids ages 4 to 13, with three levels of difficulty designed for different age groups. The 1.5-mile course will feature…


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Walk to help heart health Saturday

   September 13, 2013 2:00 pm    0

Do your own heart some good and help the American Heart Association in its efforts to prevent heart disease and stroke at the Erie Heart Walk on Saturday at Liberty Park on the Bayfront Parkway. Registration starts at 9 a.m., followed by the walk at 10 a.m. Participants can choose to take part in a…


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Walk for a healthy community in June

   February 8, 2013 12:47 pm    0

Do yourself some good — and have fun — while doing good for Erie. The 2013 Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community Erie will take place Saturday, June 8, at Presque Isle State Park. This year’s Walk benefits 25 local health and human service organizations, including the Erie County Diabetes Association, YMCA of Greater Erie,…


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Help veterans by volunteering at the Erie VA Medical Center

   June 27, 2012 12:32 pm    0

Want thank the men and women who gave the ultimate service to our country? The Erie VA Medical Center is looking for volunteers. Volunteers are needed for a variety of roles, from working in the cafeteria to assisting veterans in using hospital technology. Here are some options: -Transport patients throughout the medical center.  Volunteers are…


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Presque Isle hosts Parkinson Awareness Walk on Saturday

   May 4, 2012 9:52 am    0

Lace up those walking shoes. The bi-annual Dave Cooney Parkinson Awareness Walk takes off at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Presque Isle State Park. Proceeds from the walk go to the Parkinson Foundation of Western Pennsylvania. The money will be used to fund services, support, and education for those afflicted with Parkinson’s disease and their…


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Dunn Tire launches fundraiser for sick children

   May 3, 2012 12:38 pm    0

Dunn Tire retail locations across New York and northwestern Pennsylvania are fundraising for pediatric care. From May 1 to 31, Dunn Tire customers will be asked to donate $1 and add a personalized balloon to an in-store display. The proceeds will be donated to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. These hospitals provide care for sick children…


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Volunteer Round-up: Feb. 13

   February 13, 2012 9:38 am    0

Happy early Valentine’s Day! In honor of the holiday of love, today’s Volunteer Round-up features opportunities with a heart (or actually, that involve the heart). We’re highlighting volunteer openings at local hospitals and medical facilities. Saint Vincent Health Center Volunteerism has been a part of the Saint Vincent Health Center since its founding 130 years…


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