Posts tagged outdoors

Volunteers needed to help with kayak demos this weekend

By | July 24, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments

 

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… View Article

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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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Volunteers needed for July water chestnut pulls at Audubon

By | July 9, 2014 2:32 pm | 0 Comments

 

Volunteers are needed to help save local waterways from invasive water chestnuts, which have taken a foothold at the Audubon Sanctuary, near Jamestown, N.Y. Water chestnut pulling sessions at the Audubon Center & Sanctuary’s Big Pond are scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to noon on Thursdays, July 17, 24, 31 and Saturdays, July 12 and 19. All adults and children 13… 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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Beast on the Bay seeks volunteers

By | July 1, 2014 6:23 am | 0 Comments

 

Not ready for the Beast on the Bay — a “grueling 10-mile obstacle course”  at Presque Isle State Park? Why not consider volunteering to help out instead? You’ll get a front-row seat for this unique event, which is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 6. The Barber National Institute is expecting more than 1,000 participants for this year’s event,… 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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Downtown Y seeks volunteers for basketball tournament

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

 

The Downtown Y is looking for volunteers to help out at the third annual Highmark Downtown Showdown Outdoor 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 2 and 3. Volunteers are needed for setup, registration, scorekeeping and timekeeping, bracket keepers, and 50/50 ticket sales. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Victoria Stilson… View Article

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