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

Billiard, Paul (Bud)

Hupka, James R.

McMasters, Evelyn

Burgess, Marjorie

Keister, Carl

Pickens, Freda

Caseman, Gretchen

Kerr, JoAnn

Powell, Hazel

Croce, Dorothy

Kinda, Edwina

Price, Koriene

DiPalma, Maxine

Kirsch, Mary J.

Riggs, Gary

Donley, Judy

Konkle, William E.

Ryder, Carole

Fedoush, Lenna

Light, Harry

Sullivan Clara

Gosney, Jr. Harold E.

Long, Gerald

Tarr, Nancy

Gutwald, Minerva

McColloch, Iona


RSVP Fundraisers

* Kroger Cares Rebate Program

* Those of you who are Internet savvy.  Please help us by clicking on the Ads by Google links or Google Search bar on RSVP Volunteer Retired Senior Volunteer Program.  RSVP gets money for clicks or use of the search bar.  Thanks.
* Ponderosa Steakhouse -
Just sign the back of your receipt RSVP.  Thank you.
* Home Interior – Stop in the RSVP office and see display items. 


Please remember to drop off your empty inkjet & laser cartridges and used cell phones at the RSVP office.

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, 2007 - January 3, 2008) $1599/person

CHANGE Inc. Needs Assessment Survey

Change Inc. is asking for you help in completing a County Needs Assessment Survey.  You can access the survey online or call 304.527.3410 to receive a copy.  Thank you. to receive a copy.  Thank you.

A special Thank You to our CRAFTER’s  and Booth Volunteer’s for our Follansbee Community Day’s Success!

Crafters:  Mary Schwertfeger, Margaret Freshwater, Sarah Debnar, Mary Tennant, Morris Knabenshue and Margret White.

Booth Volunteers:  Sally & Billy Walters, Eileen Wood, Edith Cooper, Frances Cunningham, Martha Gonzales, Francis Eafrati, Lola Starvaggi, Dorothy Gorman, James Hupka, Winnie Arthurs, Gloria Hartman, Jean Irvin, Roy Brown, Hattie Adams, Mary Tennant, Vivian & Bernard Hunt, Norma & Gene Gosney, Lorrain Durante, Carol Lynn, Mary Schwertfeger, Pat Farley, Virginia Forker, Janet Benzo, Flo&Jack Cassella

Up and Coming Events

  • CERT Homeland Security Class has been changed to August the exact date will be announced later.  New director is Rob McMahan with the Follansbee Fire Department will be teaching.  Classes will be open to the public all ages are welcome.
  • The Brooke County Fair Board would like Volunteers for Sept 7, 8 and 9 of 2007
  • Christmas In the Park - October 13, 14 2007 (RSVP plans to have a booth).

AARP Driving Courses - Call RSVP to register. $10.00/person

Please welcome:  Marilyn Hinchee, Francis (Fran) Wenzel and Ruth Sperry (Welcome back Vera Teeters Morton)


Weirton Christian Center,  Contact Kim Weaver.  Thanks to Gary Riggs for the lead information.

RSVP welcome’s New Ohio-Marshall County Coordinator

Susan Prendes has a business background of marketing, sales and experience in dental hygiene assistance.  RSVP look’s forward to working with Susan.  To extend your welcome you may reach her at 304.233.0075 or you can email her at


Look for Susan on COMCAST to be broadcasted sometime in September.

A special thank you to Rose Sanders for an extended invitation to Angela Kocher, to speak on behalf of RSVP at the Retired Teachers Association Meeting on
October 9, 2007.

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.  (One position filled by Vera Teeters Morton) Thanks Vera

·         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 (One position filled by Vera Teeters Morton) Thanks Vera

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

·         Weirton Senior Center is looking for volunteers to sell floor Raffles on Friday Bingo Nights.

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

·         Rick Rukowski is planning to have Movie Day at the Mary H. Weir Library and will need volunteers to assist. 

Thank You Mary Kay Jordan

A Special THANK YOU to Mary Kay for a wonderful trip to Sugarcreek.   GREAT JOB!   Beautiful Picture, Ladies!

I had a great time getting to know you”…..Angela Kocher