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To the following RSVP volunteers who celebrate their birthday in April:

Allman, Joyce

Grishkevich, Jean

Sanders, Rose

Bush, Etta

Hunt, Vivian

Soplinski, Charlene

Clark, Penny

Lenhart, Grace

Stewart, Maggie

Cunningham, Frances

McGowan, Beulah

Troia, Phyllis

Davison, Annie

Mead, Peggy

Vacheresse, Jackie

Dobbins, Ronald L.

Porchiran, Margaret

Wansack, Alma

Forester, Nancy

Riggs, Therman E.


RSVP Fundraisers
* Kroger Cares Rebate Program

RSVP will start receiving check this month for 5% of
purchases on the Kroger Card.  Thank you for supporting the RSVP.

Ponderosa Steakhouse of Weirton Community Rebate Program.  10% of all purchases are donated to RSVP.  Just sign the back of your receipt RSVP.  Thank you.

2007 Trip Schedule - Mark your Calendar
Chicago - Gem of Lakes
- (August 27-30, 2007) $599/Person
Sights & Sounds of New York
(November 26-29, 2007) $749/person
Tournament of Roses Parade & Southern California - (December 29 - January 3, 2007) $1599/person


Look for Angela Kocher to be on Comcast Newsmakers in April.  Comcast Newsmakers provides free forum for non-profit organizations to present events and issues important to the Ohio Valley.  Comast Newsmakers can be seen at :25 and :55 minutes past the hour on CNN Headline News, Channel 33.

Thank You

A Special THANK YOU to all our Tax Assistance Volunteers.  GREAT JOB!  If you would like to become a volunteer, RSVP invites you to view the AARP Tax Assistance movie.  Click the movie icon on:

Up and Coming Events

  • “55 ALIVE” Driving Course – Evening Class (April 10, 11 ) 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. Day Class - (April 19, 20 ) 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  
  • 2nd Annual Brooke Hills Park Art’s and Crafts Festival – Brooke Hills Park on April 28, 2007 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Pick up for Spring Art’s and Crafts.
  • Mud Bog – Brooke Hills Park near Fair Grounds, April 28, 2007.
  • Wal-Mart Bake Sale - May 4, 2007 at the Weirton Wal-Mart
  • 8th Annual Caregivers Support Fair
  • St.Clairsville Mall from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Weirton United Way Fashion Show - May 20, 2007 at Williams Country Club - Call RSVP if you would like to purchase a ticket.  Tickets are $30 and include meals.
  • Special Olympics Golf Scramble  – May 27, 2007 3rd Annual Golf Scramble will be held at the Mountaineer’s Woodview Golf Course, New Cumberland, WV.  If you would like more information contact Rich (304) 387-4155 or Jack (304)723-2273.
  • 34th Annual Recognition Luncheon on June 14, 2007.  Boarding will begin in Steubenville at 1:00.  Guest speaker will b e Kathleen Roedersheimer, State Director for the Corporation for Community Service.
  • The Brooke County Fair Board would like Volunteers for Sept 7, 8 and 9 of 2007
  • Workforce West Virginia Career Center is having a Basic Volunteer Management Workshop.  April 26, 2007, 1-4:00 p.m.  Presentations by:  Carl Townsend, WVU Extension Agent, Dr. Patrick Nestor, State Volunteer Coordinator, Jackson Mills, WV and Liz Post, Extension Agent, Lewis County WV.  Contact Linda Vidoni at 866-956-2669 or email

CERT Homeland Security Class will begin in June 2007.  New director is Rob McMahan with the Follansbee Fire Department.  Classes will be open to the public all ages are welcome.


Please welcome: William W. Curenton, Philip Dolan, Gretchen Caseman, Gerry Cross, Emma Kay Weimer, Robert Beckelhimer, Harold E. Miller, Jr., Mary Leoni

Appalachian Outreach Inc.

RSVP will hold it’s 34th Annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon on June 14th, 2007.  Boarding will begin at 1:00 p.m. 

Guest speaker will be Kathleen Roedersheimer, State Director for Corporation for
National & Community Service.


Retired and Senior Volunteer Program


Volunteers/Stations, please submit your volunteer  nomination with a brief explanation by May 1, 2007  to be awarded in memory of Donna Weaver.  A “Donna J. Weaver Volunteer of the Year Service Award” will be given at the 34th annual recognition luncheon) Volunteer hours and nominations may be submitted online.

Most volunteers remember Donna J. Weaver, as a very dedicated director for the Brooke, Hancock and Ohio Counties for 23 years.  She will be greatly missed.

Help Needed

·         Volunteers are needed at the Wellsburg Nutrition site and Adult Day Care, Monday thru Friday from 9-1.  Two days per week afternoon help will be needed also.

·         Community Bread Basket is looking for office help, two times a week anytime you can spare.

·         Volunteers will be needed to assist at the Brooke County Fair with Bingo and Gate on September 7-8 and 9, 2007. 

·         Gingerbread House - (Weirton Area) -Cashier

·         Brooke County Senior Center is looking for volunteers on Sunday's to assist with Euchre and bake goods donation.  3-4 Hours in the Kitchen Area.  Transportation can be provided.

·         Weirton Senior Center is looking for volunteers to assist with Bingo on Friday Nights.

·         REACH is looking for volunteer's to distribute food to Dalessio Manor.

The Washington D.C. trip has been cancelled due to lack of interest.