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.
2012 RSVP Volunteer Recognition:
volunteers Idola Byrom, Diana Crago, Eileen Gogol and
Jackie Vacheresse were recognized for
Presidential Service Awards (4,000+ hours). Volunteers
were recognized for
hours served and
service. Benwood/McMechen Housing Authority
and Youth Club of Marshall County Stations were
honored for their outstanding support of the RSVP program.
The Donna Weaver Shining Star Award was presented to
Josephine Patrone for her outstanding service.
This volunteer recognition was made successful by donations
Anderson, Janet Benzo, Anna Berardi, Loretta Ceccarelli,
Sherry Fisher, Karen Hager, Jean Irvin, Angela Kocher, RSVP
Director, Bill Kocher, Bill Lantz, Loretta McBride, Thomas
McBride, Josephine Patrone, Freda Pickens, Joe Silver, Rae
Tate, Mayor David A. Velegol, Jr., and Edward J. Wilkerson
who planted 200 flowers in downtown Follansbee flower boxes
and to the City of Follansbee for providing the service
project, flowers with water and volunteers for their
excellent gardening experience.
Safe Driving Course
Look for upcoming class for
teachers, current, retired and school staff reduced $5 Fee
possible July 19th.
Safe Driving Course at OVMC "OPALS"
: Call Sally G. Marple at 304.243.5484.
1st come 1st serve.
Save the Date:
July 31, 2012 - 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
"Re-Certification 4 Hour Class" Must have current
certificate. "All teachers and school personnel or
anyone directly working with children discounted cost of $5.
AARP Members $12, non-members $14.
August 7 & 8th, 2012 - 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Hour Class" School personnel discount of $5 also.
AARP Members $12, non-members $14.
ALL CURRENT PARTICIPANTS
Must Re-Enroll April 1, 2012 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
BROOKE COUNTY COMMITTEE ON AGING RSVP
Call the office and we’ll send you a barcode to contribute)
Just need to use your card to contribute! IT’S EASY!
and help your RSVP fundraise. Drop off your used ink
cartridges and cell phones at your local RSVP office.
online at iGive to help RSVP. 26% goes to RSVP with
Dearth, Sally Ezell, Jane Klug, Waleah Nixon, Dave Smith,
Dorothy Ward, Mildred Bayless, Rich Rees
RSVP ASAP Volunteer(s) -55:
Lisa Cameron, Kathleen West
Brooke County Community Garden on it's Way
Special thanks to Iannetti's for FREE DELIVERY of 40 yards
top soil. BCCOA RSVP for sponsoring fertilized top soil.
Bob Gaskins for assisting with delivery and Solid Waste
Authority for providing Bobcat. Bob also provided and
loaded fill dirt, Dave McMasters for providing dump truck
and Rev. Larry Garrison for hauling fill dirt. Mr./Mrs. Tom McBride
for assisting with use of rotary plow and Jim Brooks for
assisting with delivery of plow. Follansbee Steel for donation of
tomato stakes and Rich Rees for donation of water sprinkler
materials. Volunteers: Glenn Kocher, Edward Wilkerson, Jim
Brooks, Rich Rees, Bruce Russell, Bill Kocher, Little Johnny
Cassinelli and Roger Shrine. To get involved call
State Wide Project to Honor Senior Corps Week:
Directors and Coordinators met to address over 2,000
postcards sent to volunteers across West Virginia in honor
of Senor Corps Week.
RSVP Volunteer Makes Runway:
Mary Schwertfeger serves
her community by assisting in the Weirton United Way Fashion
Show. Good Job Mary! We enjoyed your service!
wishes to Tiffeny Davis, she will be greatly missed.
RSVP now looking for Brooke County Area VISTA. Click
here to see what's happening in the RSVP
RSVP State Wide:
Thank you, CNCS State Program Specialist, Karlisa E.
Bradley, for sharing your Monthly Report April 2012 for West
Virginia Projects. We appreciate all you do.
Click here to view
RSVP NEEDS YOUR
HELP! We will lose the AARP Tax Assistance Service
unless we find two (2) volunteers to commit to 2012/2013 tax
season! Please ask your friends and family if they
might be able to help us! Thank You
Center Needs Volunteers! Contact Sandra Weigle at
regarding Orientation - Application needs to be in one week
prior to orientation. You can pick up your application
at WMC Gift Shop.
Center - Lunch Assistant Needed!