Posts tagged outdoors

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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Volunteers needed for Erie outdoor cleanup projects

By | April 13, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

United Way’s Days of Caring is an annual Erie event in which volunteers help spruce up outdoor spaces of local community centers and nonprofits. Projects are scheduled around the city between April 19 and 30 to help neighborhood groups, schools and nonprofit agencies get ready for warm-weather activities. The work typically involves outdoor yard work such… View Article

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Erie volunteer recognized by state historical commission

By | April 12, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Chuck Christensen, who volunteers at the Erie Maritime Museum and U.S. Brig Niagara, was one of 20 volunteers from around the state honored at the annual Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission’s Volunteer of the Year ceremony at the State Museum of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg on April 5. Each of the historic sites and museums on… View Article

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Edinboro Triathlon needs volunteers

By | April 10, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

The County Y in Edinboro is seeking volunteers to help put on the 28th annual Edinboro Triathlon, which will be held on May 31 in Edinboro. Volunteers are needed on Friday, May 30, from 5 to 8 p.m. to distribute race packets and T-shirts at packet pickup  and help with late registration at Charlie’s Pub… View Article

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Volunteers needed to help clean up Perry Square

By | April 6, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Volunteers are needed to help rake, pick up trash and prepare for spring planting on the west side of Perry Square in downtown Erie on Tuesday, April 22, from 10 a.m. to noon, and on the east side of the square on Thursday, April 24, also from 10 a.m. to noon. The cleanup is sponsored… View Article

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Eastside Y needs volunteers for Run A Muck Mud Run

By | April 4, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

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… 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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Volunteer to help get Presque Isle ready for summer

By | March 27, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Help get Presque Isle State Park ready for this summer’s fun at the park’s 58th Annual Spring Clean-Up, which is set for April 19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteers will meet at the Rotary Pavilion between 9 and 11 a.m. that day to sign in and receive materials. Lunch will be provided from 11 a.m…. View Article

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Erie’s Ridge Center seeks volunteer gardeners

By | March 26, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Did you know that the Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Drive, has a 5-acre garden that provides a habitat for many species of birds, mammals, insects and native plants? The garden also has a walking path, a number of birdhouses, including a Purple Martin house, and a geocache site. Much of the effort to… View Article

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Help Stamp Out Hunger on May 10

By | March 21, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

 

The Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania  is seeking volunteers to help out during this year’s Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, on Saturday, May 10. On that day, community members across the nation will leave nonperishable food items next to their mailboxes for pickup and delivery to local food banks. Created by the National Association… View Article

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