Breast cancer research fundraiser to be held in Franklin

   June 20, 2012 7:29 am

The Rally for the Cure Fighter’s Ball will be held on Oct. 13 at The Quality Inn on Liberty Street in Franklin. The night will feature dinner, dancing, a 50/50 raffle and a silent auction. Proceeds from the event go to funding breast cancer research in Venango County and research organizations like Rally for the…

Presque Isle hosts Parkinson Awareness Walk on Saturday

   May 4, 2012 9:52 am

Lace up those walking shoes. The bi-annual Dave Cooney Parkinson Awareness Walk takes off at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Presque Isle State Park. Proceeds from the walk go to the Parkinson Foundation of Western Pennsylvania. The money will be used to fund services, support, and education for those afflicted with Parkinson’s disease and their…

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo, donate to cancer research

   May 1, 2012 10:30 am

This one is for the 21 and older set. Cinco de Mayo is coming up on Saturday. Start the celebrations early with a Celebrity Bartending Event for cancer research on Wednesday. The event will run from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Bel-Aire Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, located at 2800 W. 8th St. Margaritas…

Get outside and help promote Erie sports

   March 23, 2012 12:01 pm

Warm weather is here (at least, for the time being,) and Erieites are shedding off their layers, donning sunglasses and heading outside. I, for one, signed up for Erie Times-News’ team in the Erie Walks competition. Employees around downtown Erie will form teams, exercise (walking, cycling, running, etc.) for 30 minutes a day and tally…