Volunteers needed to assist students at equestrian center

   August 28, 2013 2:42 pm

The Therapeutic Riding Equestrian Center, 8342 Platz Road, Fairview,¬†offers classes that provide clients with ¬†therapy through equine-assisted activities. The center is seeking volunteers to help with those classes. Volunteers will walk next to the horses, encouraging the riders and helping them follow the instructor’s directions, while at the same time helping to provide a safe…

Gardening volunteers needed at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center

   October 24, 2012 11:36 am

Get your hands dirty for the Tom Ridge Environmental Center. The center needs help maintaining the Friends of TREC sponsored gardens. It is looking for adults and young people ages 13 and older. Volunteers can work on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and/or Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. No gardening experience…

TREC looking for summer volunteers

   June 13, 2012 9:32 am

The Therapeutic Riding Equestrian Center (TREC) in Fairview is looking for volunteers for its summer programs. Kimberly Danylko, program and community services coordinator at TREC, said volunteers are needed on Wednesday mornings and Thursday evenings. Check out this previous Volunteer Erie post for more information about volunteering at TREC. To get involved, call Linda Sutto…

Getting back in the saddle: Horseback riding, therapy and volunteerism

   March 6, 2012 11:33 am

The Therapeutic Riding Equestrian Center (TREC) in Fairview gives individuals with specials needs the benefit of two extra legs. By putting students in the saddle, TREC seeks to improve their strength and mental well-being. For students at TREC, horseback riding is a form of exercise, enjoyment and therapy. According to the Professional Association of Therapeutic…