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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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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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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 keep Presque Isle’s beaches clean

By | March 3, 2014 2:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Presque Isle State Park is seeking volunteers for monthly Adopt-A-Beach cleanups. Participants would dedicate one day a month, for up to three hours each time, from April through September. Prospective volunteers are encouraged to attend an informational session on March 14, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Drive. All… View Article

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Volunteers needed to help with Moonlight on the Bay

By | August 7, 2013 4:48 pm | 0 Comments

 

Crime Victim Center needs volunteers for its annual signature gala, Moonlight on the Bay. The event takes place Friday, Sept. 6, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., at Presque Isle State Park’s Perry Monument. Approximately 400 guests are expected, and volunteers are needed in the following areas: 1. Setup, between noon and 5 p.m. on the day… View Article

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Haircut-athon to benefit Orphan Angels on Sunday

By | July 25, 2013 1:58 pm | 0 Comments

 

Get your hair cut on Sunday, between 1 and 4 p.m., at Simplee Hair, 1008 E. 38th St. Licensed stylists will cut hair in return for a donation to Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary. Orphan Angels is a no-kill shelter for cats located at 5439 West Lake Road. For more information, visit http://orphanangels.weebly.com. Also, if you are heading… View Article

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Beach picnic Saturday to help children with Down syndrome

By | July 19, 2013 3:18 pm | 0 Comments

 

Enjoy some family time at the beach on Saturday and help raise funds for families of children with Down syndrome. Erie 10-year-old Kayleigh Zeigler has organized Dollars for Downs to raise money for families of children with Down syndrome to go on a fun outing this summer, such as to Waldameer or the Erie Zoo…. View Article

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Volunteers needed for Discover Presque Isle

By | July 8, 2013 1:31 pm | 0 Comments

 

Discover Presque Isle is held every year to raise funds to improve Presque Isle State Park. It includes a variety of family-oriented activities at the park, such as live music, art and craft vendors, children’s activities and athletic competitions, and it takes nearly 200 volunteers to make it a success. This year’s event is scheduled… View Article

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