Posts tagged walk

Fun ways to help animal rescue groups this weekend

   October 3, 2014 10:25 am    0

This weekend offers multiple opportunities to help Erie-area animal rescue groups — and have fun at the same time. Start the weekend with a 3-mile charity walk for the Erie Animal Network’s Community Cat Fund on Saturday at 9 a.m. The Community Cat Fund pays for spays, neuters, vaccinations, shelters and food for stray cats in…


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Volunteers needed to help with Her Times 5K

   September 10, 2014 1:37 pm    0

The organizers of the Her Times 5K run for women are seeking several volunteers to serve as road marshals and to work at the finish line for the race, which is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 4, 8 a.m., at Presque Isle State Park. Volunteers would need to be on-site before the race starts and be able to…


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Because You Care seeks volunteers to help at shelter, events

   July 2, 2014 5:00 am    0

Because You Care animal rescue organization recently opened a cat adoption center at 6041 West Road, McKean. A dog kennel is set to open this summer. Volunteers are needed to help in numerous roles, including cleaning and scooping litter, feeding the animals, socializing animals, answering the telephone, selling merchandise to members of the public, and…


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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 sought for Audubon Center’s 5K run/walk

   June 4, 2014 5:00 am    0

On Saturday, July 26, runners and walkers of all ages will hit the trails for the Wild 5K Run/Walk at the Audubon Center & Sanctuary, 1600 Riverside Road, near Jamestown, N.Y. Proceeds from the race will support Liberty, the center’s resident bald eagle, whose care costs approximately $7,500 per year, according to Audubon Seasonal Naturalist and race Co-chair Corinne Frederickson. Volunteers…


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Neighborhood walk Saturday to benefit Bethany Outreach Center

   May 29, 2014 5:00 am    0

Take a walk on Erie’s lower east side on Saturday and you’ll enrich your knowledge of the area and help raise funds for the Bethany Outreach Center, which provides broad-based services to low-income east-Erie families. The Neighborhood Sole Search Walk on Saturday, from 1 to 4 p.m., will start at the Bethany Outreach Center, 254…


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Walk for a healthier Erie on June 7

   May 21, 2014 5:00 am    0

The 2014 Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community Erie will take place Saturday, June 7, at Presque Isle State Park. This year’s Walk benefits 28 health and human service organizations, from the Achievement Center to the YMCA. There is no registration fee for the walk, but all walkers are encouraged to raise funds for the health or human service…


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Volunteer to help at Erie-area summer fitness events

   April 14, 2014 9:54 am    0

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…


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Pennsylvania Alzheimer’s Association seeks volunteers for walk

   March 30, 2014 5:00 am    0

The Alzheimer’s Association Greater PA Chapter, which provides services and support to individuals with Alzheimer’s, their families, and their care partners in the community, is seeking people to assist at this year’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s, scheduled for Sept. 20 at the Burger King Amphitheater at Liberty Park on Erie’s bayfront. Volunteers are needed both for the…


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Erie’s Biggest Loser RunWalk needs volunteers

   March 25, 2014 5:00 am    0

Erie’s Biggest Loser RunWalk 5K/Half Marathon is scheduled for June 22 at Penn State Behrend, with a registration and health and wellness event on June 21 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the school’s Junker Center. Volunteers are needed to serve in a variety of roles, including registration and packet pickup on both days, plus…


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