Posts tagged presque isle

Volunteers needed for Beast on the Bay

   August 25, 2014 4:00 am    1

 Barber Beast on the Bay, Erie’s largest obstacle course challenge, is looking for volunteers to help at this year’s event. It’s set for Saturday, Sept. 6 at Presque Isle State Park. Most volunteer shifts are around three hours long, and the jobs vary so you can select the job that sounds like the most fun…


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Volunteers needed to help put on triathlon at Presque Isle

   August 7, 2014 5:00 am    0

The organizers of the Life’s a Beach Triathlon, which will be held at Presque Isle State Park on Saturday, Aug. 16, are seeking volunteers to help put on the event. The event, which features a 200-meter “anything goes swim” (participants are allowed floaties, boogie boards, or just about anything to help complete the swim), a…


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Volunteers needed to help with kayak demos this weekend

   July 24, 2014 1:00 am    0

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…


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Beast on the Bay seeks volunteers

   July 1, 2014 6:23 am    0

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,…


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Bike ride Sunday at Presque Isle to raise funds for kids’ bicycle charity

   June 24, 2014 1:03 am    0

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…


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Help make this year’s Discover Presque Isle a success

   June 22, 2014 1:00 am    0

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,…


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Art & Sole 5K, Highmark Walk set for Saturday

   June 6, 2014 5:00 am    0

Lace up your sneakers tomorrow and get outside for some exercise for a good cause. You can choose between the 9th annual Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community, which benefits 28 Erie-area health and human service groups, and the Art & Sole 5K, which raises funds to underwrite free art classes for at-risk children at…


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Volunteers needed for Discover Presque Isle

   May 27, 2014 5:00 am    0

Another sign that summer is coming — it’s time to for Discover Presque Isle to start recruiting volunteers for this year’s big weekend, which is scheduled for July 25 through 27. Discover Presque Isle is sponsored by the Presque Isle Partnership each year to celebrate the park and to raise funds to improve it. It takes more than…


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Volunteer gardeners needed at Ridge Center

   May 23, 2014 5:00 am    0

The Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Drive, needs volunteers — adults as well as young people, age 13 and up — to help maintain the Friends of TREC-sponsored gardens during the growing season. No gardening experience is needed. For more information, call Jen Salem, volunteer garden coordinator, at 835-3056 or 833-7424, or send an…


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Here’s your chance to help others tame the ‘Beast’

   May 13, 2014 5:00 am    0

Barber Beast on the Bay is expecting more than 1,000 participants for this year’s event on Saturday, Sept. 6 at Presque Isle State Park.  Even if this 10-mile obstacle course challenge sounds too beastly to tackle yourself, there are plenty of other ways to get involved in this event. Many volunteers are needed to help…


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