Merry Christmas

from RSVP Staff, Advisory Council and AmeriCorps VISTA

Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. 2nd Floor Conference Room at HRC, Building,

The presentation will be a SAIF presentation.  Seniors Against Investment Fraud.   
Presenters, Kristin Cross and Raymond (BB) Smith from WV State Auditors Office, Glen B. Gainer III.  Special Thanks to Ohio County Senior Center for co-sponsoring event.

Help RSVP Fundraise this Holiday Season
With Holiday Season at hand, please check your registration with Kroger Community Rewards, or stop in the office and RSVP Staff will assist with registering you.  This is the easiest way for RSVP to fundraise and it cost you nothing but a little time to register your card once!

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

If you need help 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!

With online holiday shopping at hand, please remember to search and shop thru iGive to help RSVP.   Shop online at  iGive to help RSVP.  26% goes to RSVP with tax deduction



Stop in RSVP office and get your Quilt Raffle Tickets $1 ea 6 for $5. Money earned to date: $51

Volunteers Needed
AARP Tax assistant is looking for volunteers, now is the time to inquire and get your training materials, we need your assistance! 

Marshall County ASAP will be starting January 2010, please help by scheduling your volunteer time.  Contact Barb McConnell at 304.374.4708.

RSVP is looking for AmeriCorps for Marshall County, please apply online at: 
UWCWV Marshall Co. AfterSchool Program

Also WVU 4H looking for summer mentors, find out more at:

RSVP "ASAP Volunteer meeting scheduled December 10, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. Brooke County Senior Center, new volunteers welcome, could use your assistance with growing ASAP.

Brooke County Senior Center needing RSVP volunteers for Thursday Bingo 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

RSVP Volunteers & Seniors Getting in Shape

Special thanks to RSVP Volunteer, Jeannette Meriwether, who helps our seniors stay in shape at the Brooke/Weirton Senior Centers by instructing Preventacare exercises, on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. 

Go Ruth Hissom with your exercise on the Wii, available at Hancock County Senior Center any time any day!



Welcome Volunteers
Volunteer(s): Rex Baker, Stephanie Lynch, Gwen Upton, Helen Kessler, Rose Ann DeAngelis, Barbara J. Andrews, Georgia Heckert 

Welcome Stations
Miss Northern West Virginia Scholarship Pagent - Michelle Wilson
North Panhandle Resources Conservation Development - Howard Coffield

Special Thanks to Stations assisting with the RSVP Program Evaluation.

RSVP Christmas Party scheduled Wednesday, December 15, 2010 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Weirton Senior Center.
If you didn't get your invitation and would like to go, please call 304.527.3410 to RSVP.  Reminder, please bring your community donations to the party, thank you!

The quilt will be raffled at $1 per ticket 6 tickets for $5.  Drawing will be December 15, 2010.  Stop in and see the beautiful quilt and get your tickets.

Thank You

Salvation Army for choosing RSVP "ASAP" as a distribution & registration site for Coats for Kids, Thanksgiving and Christmas Baskets.  Thank you Captain Golding Long and assistant Sharon Shingleton for assisting with handing out 9 coat to Brooke County Residents.  Thanks Barb McConnell for coordinating this effort and Diana Mendel for Chairing the RSVP "ASAP".

Wheeling Nailers, Sebastien Bisailon and Mattais Modig for assisting with ASAP student reading homework! 

RSVP “ASAP” Make a Difference Project Thank You “ASAP” students and instructor “Ms Gerry” who crafted cards sent to LTC Shaw in Afghanistan.  LTC Shaw sent message to ASAP Students through RSVP Director on “facebook”: 

Follansbee Police Chief, John Schwertfeger, for Community Watch Holiday Safety Tip Instruction and 2nd Ward participants at quarterly meeting:  Carol Alley, Captain, Tim Alley, Bobby Johnson, Nancy Schwertfeger and RSVP coordinator Kelly Fluharty.

What's New

RSVP Volunteer Handbook


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