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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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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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Art & Sole 5K, Highmark Walk set for Saturday

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


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… View Article

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Volunteers needed for Discover Presque Isle

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


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… View Article

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Volunteer gardeners needed at Ridge Center

By | May 23, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


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… View Article

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

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


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… View Article

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Not up for taming the ‘Beast’? You can still be part of the action

By | April 22, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


The Barber Beast on the Bay is a 10-mile extreme obstacle course challenge at Presque Isle State Park in which participants run, climb and crawl over sand, trails, mud, water and hardpack surfaces. The event, set for Sept. 6 this year, is a fundraiser for the Barber National Institute, which works with children and adults… View Article

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Help clean up Presque Isle today

By | April 19, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments


If you’re up early and have some time to help make an impact on your community, consider heading to Presque Isle State Park to join the 58th annual spring cleanup. The cleanup will begin at 9 a.m. Volunteers should meet at the Rotary Pavilion between 9 and 11 a.m. to sign in and receive materials. Volunteers… View Article

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