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RSVP Staff, Advisory Council and AmeriCorps VISTA

Spread the Word:  RSVP is asking for your help!  Please pass along your newsletter to a friend to help get the word out about the program activities and need for volunteers.

Special thanks to Parkersburg Area Community Foundation for hosting the WVSCDA State Association Meeting and Ann Frost with Sister of St. Joseph Charitable Fund for instruction on The Five Dysfunctions of Trust. Also special thanks to WVSCDA President Janet Somerville for organizing the event and Sunny Hollow Farms for the great food.

Fundraisers:  Recycle and help your RSVP fundraise.  Drop off your used ink cartridges and cell phones at your local RSVP office.

Click to Register your Kroger Plus Card online to help RSVP.         

ALL CURRENT PARTICIPANTS Must Re-Enroll April 1, 2011 to continue earning rewards for RSVP.  Please call the office; we'll help you register if you need assistance. Call 304.527.3410 and we’ll walk you through.  Select Ohio, enroll at the store you shop and select Charity Organization Name:   BROOKE COUNTY COMMITTEE ON AGING RSVP Organization Number: 83852 (No Computer? Call the office and we’ll send you a barcode to contribute)  Just need to use your card to contribute!  IT’S EASY!
 
Shop online at iGive to help RSVP.  26% goes to RSVP with tax deduction

RSVP ASAP is raffling tickets for this beautiful doll made by Josephine Patrone, thank you.  You can get tickets at your RSVP office.  $1 each or 6/$5.  Drawing will be held June 1, 2011.

AARP Tax Preparation is here! Tax Season.   Brooke County Senior Center - Tuesday - 9:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.  and Wednesday 9:00 - 12:00 noon MUST HAVE AN APPOINTMENT. Please call 527-3410.   Greater Weirton Senior Center - Monday thru Friday 9:30 to 3:30 p.m. Walk-in’s are welcome no appointment necessary.  Please bring 2010 paid personal property tax receipts with prior year tax information.

Trips RSVP will be teaming up with Steubenville Group for one day trips!  Contact the RSVP office for more details or contact Alberta Miller at 740.282.5212
Historic Marietta – Tuesday, May 3, 2011 Cost $79    Historic Cumberland – Tues, September 23, 2011
Cost $79

Another team for Trips:  FOUR SEASONS, Carolyn Shaffer, Weirton 304.748.0766 Golden Isles of Georgia-May 1-7, 2011 Cost $559 * West Side Story - Benedum Center-May 22, 2011 Cost $68 * Charles Town Holly Casino – April 4-6, 2011 Cost $189 * Southern Italy & Sicily – Sept 22-Oct 3, 2011 Double - $3,499 / Single $3,999 / Triple $3,469

Thank you to RSVP received from Crittenton Services, Inc.

Newest Volunteer Opportunities:  RSVP is in need of 10 volunteers to assist Follansbee Police Department with the annual Follansbee Easter Egg Hunt on April 23, 2011 at 10:00 a.m., Volunteers will assist with RSVP neighborhood watch program in keeping children safe and hiding eggs.

Weirton United Way is looking for volunteers to serve on the Style Show Committee.

Up and Coming Events:

Community Health Fair -
April 6, 2011-Hancock County Senior Citizens Center - New Cumberland
WV Workforce Job Fair
- April 12, 2011 - John d. Rockefeller IV Career Center New Cumberland, WV

 

 

      Welcome Volunteers (RSVP Volunteer Handbook)
Volunteer(s): Michael McConnell, Thomas Morris, Lisa Clegg, Taylor Clegg, Jonathan Eichner, Mary Kay Emmerth, John Fetzer, Rachell Hunter, Belinda Kohen, Eleanor Lafferty, Geneva Loftus, Annette Brueckner Mullen, Valerie Peterson, James Robinson, Chester Snezek, Mary Beth Letzelter, and Phyllis Burnett

RSVP Open Door Advisory Council Meeting:

RSVP will be holding its next open door Advisory Council Meeting on June 13, 2011 at 12:00 noon, special thanks to Marshall County Senior Center for hosting.  All RSVP Volunteers welcome.  Thank you Family Service Upper Ohio Valley for hosting April meeting.

2011 RSVP Volunteer Recognition Luncheon The 38th Annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon Millsop Community Center, April 28, 2011 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.   Your invitation has been mailed; please let us know if you do not receive it. (304) 527-3410.  Transportation provided upon request.  Theme “RSVP Volunteer Stars” 

State Wide Senior Corps Project RSVP has collected 240 small, sample or hotel size toiletries. This can be soap, shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, deodorant, etc. that will be given to local shelters and military service personnel.  Thank you for your help.  Please continue to collect these items; they need to be in your local RSVP office by June 30, 2011.

Special Thanks: 

Irishman Mike and Annette McMullen for your Irish spirit and delicious cupcakes.  You made St. Patrick's Day special and informational to the ASAP youth with history of Ireland and St. Patrick.

WTOV9 Meteorologist Kristin Walls and Snow Bird for your visit and instruction to the ASAP program in Brooke County.  We enjoyed your visit.

Welcome RSVP volunteer Phyllis Burnett to the Marshall County ASAP and NCOA senior Brenda Gray clerical assistant.

Next RSVP After School Adventures Meeting scheduled for April 1, 2011 at 1:00 p.m.  All volunteer welcome, looking forward to seeing you at the Brooke County Senior Center.

Special Thanks: CNCS State Program Specialist Karlisa E. Bradley and sharing your Monthly Report February 2011 for West Virginia Projects.  We appreciate your efforts.  Click here to view report. 

 

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