Bayless, Mildred

Flynn, Deloris

Oliver, Inez

Berta, Anna

Foster, Margaret 

Randour, Gloria

Brown, Roy

Hawrot, Joan

Rojak, Margaret

Cameron, Barbara

Herman, Louise

Roseberry, Virginia

Croghan, Tammy

Hornak, Sylvia

Rusnak, Cathy

Debnar, Sarah

Lazear, Elwood J.

Shelton, Evea

DeSantis, Mildred

Leonard, Jean Irene

Tennant, Micha

DiCarlo, Edna

McCreary, Patricia

Walker, Glynda

Farmer, Bill

Northcraft, Carol

Zirkle, Ruth

  RSVP Fundraisers

Kelly will be in contact with you to ask for your delicious bake goods and booth help at the Weirton Wal-Mart Bake Sale scheduled May 2, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

RSVP 2008 Trip Schedule –

SUGAR CREEK - May 15, 2008 - Price: $49 
($25 Deposit to reserve seat, final payment due  May1, 2008)
NIAGRA FALLS - June 14, 2008 - Price $89

($30 Deposit to reserve seat, final payment due May 1, 2008)
SMOKY MOUNTAIN SHOW  - July 14 - 18, 2008 - Price $449
($75 Due Upon Signing - Final Payment Due 5/13/08)
NATIONAL PARKS of ARIZONA & UTAH - August 22-30, 2008
...9 Days - Price: $1999/double

($250 Due Upon Signing - Final Payment Due 6/13/08)

NEW YORK CITY  - Redeye Bus Tour - September 6, 2008

($30 Deposit to reserve seat, final payment due July 20, 2008)
FLORIDA 2009 - January in Sunny Florida - Price: $2099/double
details on:

RSVP Projects:

Children’s Books (PG’s) – Service Project/ WV State Conference
Yarn – RSVP Christmas Project
Mystery Books/Magazines – Brightwood Center (32 Books collected to date)
Mens Clothing, Infant clothing up to 2T and Bedding to be given to Appalachian Outreach.

RSVP will be handing out FREE File of Life Packets at up coming events such as: Follansbee Community Days, Applefest and Christmas in the Park.   We will be asking for your Name and Phone Number as part of the WVSCDA State Wide Project.  Please call if you would like to participate.  Look for more details on Comcast Newsmakers to be aired in May.  

RSVP 2008 Recognition Luncheon

A special thank you to all RSVP Advisory Council Members, RSVP staff and Scherrie Yost with AmeriCorp/Vista for your help in making the luncheon a success.  A special thank you to Nancy Grim with the Jefferson County RSVP for her help with planning and designing luncheon program.    A great big thank you to Mark Knabenshue for a wonderful job as MC.  Thank you to Hancock County, Weirton, Brooke County Senior Centers and Ohio/Marshall County Salvation Army for your help with transportation.  Vicki Staffelino for presenting the Donna J. Weaver award. Dr. John C. Brown for speaking.  State Auditor Glen B Gainer, III for the Distinguished Service Awards, Senate of West Virginia for the Certificate of Recognition awards and Governor Joe Manchin III for the Governor’s Awards.  

A special THANK YOU to local businesses for your door prize donations.

88's Barber Shop
Abbey's Restaurant
Advanced Auto
Alcos Furniture
Allan's Bootery Inc.
American Red Cross
Avon Footworks
Baymont Inn & Suites
Bella Italia
Billies Hall Mark
Book on the Avenue
Brightwood Center
Brooke Glass
Busy Beaver
Carenbauer Distributor
Celebration Art & Frame
Chambers Funeral Home
Charles Street Antiques
Cipoletti Plumbing
City of Follansbee - Iris Farrell
City of Follansbee Police Department
City Plumbing
Connection Books
Country Pride Resteraunt
County Commissioner - Hancock Co.
Crown of Gold
Curyls Pizza
Cutting Cottage
Dairy Queen
Dairy Queen Group
Dee Dee's Cut & Styles
Dee-Jays BBQ Ribs
DeFilic's Bros. Pizza
Eckhart Gifthouse
Elizabethtown CEOs
Elm Grove Laney & Foggy Bottom
Elm Terrace Shopping Center
Family Hair Center
First Choice Community Credit Union
Follansbee Dock Systems
Follansbee Pharmacy
Gingerbread Corner
Gio's Restaurant
Grisell Funeral Home
Gus's Goodies
Hancock Co. Savings Bank, FSB
Holiday Inn
Home Interior
Homer Laughlin
Hoods Pharmacy
Hoss's Family Steak & Sea House
Howard's Diamond Center
Jackies Florist
JohnMichael's Salon
Johnny's Florist
JT's Barber Shop
Kay Jewelers
Ked's Ace Hardware
La Caresza Hair Studios
Long John Silvers
Lyles Auto
Main Street Bank
Mario's Italian Resteraunt
McClausen's Any Occasion
Melhman's Cafeteria
Mom & Dads
More for Less
Mountain State Blue Cross Blue Shield
Mountaineer Casino RaceTrack Resort
National Equipment
Newbrough Photo
Panera Bread
Parkvale Bank
Pepsi Bottling Group
Picket Fence
Pizza Hut
Ponderosa Steak House
Progressive Bank
Radio Shack
Reasners Funeral Home
Robert Scott Lumber Company
Roger's Jewelers
Roses Carry Out
RSVP Advisory Council Member
Sheetz Convenient Store
Shop N Save
Shuey's Cleaners
Sparkle Market
Starbuck's Coffee
State Farm
Stone Pear Pavilion
Talk Marketing - Bayer
Ted's Plaza Pharmacy
The Home for Men
Warwood Ace
Weirton Electric
Weirton Geriatric Complex
Weirton Medical Center
Wellsburg Flower & Gift Shop
Wheeling Coffee & Spice Co. Inc.
Wheeling Nailers Hockey
Wheeling News Register
Wheeling Optical
Wilkins Florist
Wyngate Senior Living
Youngs Cafeteria


Welcome Volunteers
Please welcome: Patti Stafford, Kathy Gallagher, Nancy Lash, Thomas K. Lash, Louise Mann, Violet Corso, Norma Jean Boni, and Peggy Barber

Welcome Stations
21st CCLC HEART Afterschool, Comfort House, Information Helpline Moundsville Housing Authority and Muscular Dystrophy Association.

RSVP – Out and About

Thank you to Winnie Arthurs, Hattie Adams and    Helen Moren for helping at the RSVP Booth on Family Fun Day. Thank you to the Brooke County Committee on Aging for sharing your booth with RSVP at Brooke High Career Day.

Thank you to Mary Jane Degenhardt, the Computer savvy volunteer who has led exercise, managed and now publishes monthly Newsletter for Brooke Park Place in Ohio County only 94 years young.

Up and Coming Events

Weirton United Way Fashion Show
May 4, 2008 2:00 p.m. Williams Country Club. $30 per ticket.  Call RSVP Office for Tickets.

Special Olympics
– 4th Annual Golf Scramble – Mountaineers Woodview Golf Course, New Cumberland WV - May 25, 2008

WEIRTON MEDICAL CENTER Auxiliary “Baskets Galore” June 2 - June 6, 2008. Atrium Lobby 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Daily.  Tickets $1.00 or 6 for $5.00.  Drawing 2:00 P.M. on June 6, 2008.

There will also be a 50/25/25 Drawing Tickets are $1.00 WINNERS NEED NOT BE PRESENT.

 2008 Award Recipients by Years

25 Years

10 Years

Myrtle Flowers

Ann Beatty

Shirley Wiggins

Robert Beatty

20 Years

Loretta Brier

Gladys Butler

Idola Byrom

Bessie Eddy

Barbara Cameron

Ruth Hissom

Gwendolyn Campbell

Frances Welsh

Maxine DiPalma

15 Years

Lina Dolente

Louise Giusto

Violet Elo

Edward Jonczak

Viola Fadley

Mildred McConnell

Mossie Hanselman

Julia Stankevich

Vivian Hunt

Micha Tennant

Gladys Ice

Antoinette Wilkerson

Florence Jonczak

5 Years

Eleanor Lyke

Irene Boby

Anna McCann

Becky Deitch

Jeanette Meriwether

Jackie Griffin

Virginia Stiles

Mavis Roush


Wesley Schoolcraft


Barbara A. Visnic  

Presidential Awards

Gold – 500+ Hours

William E. Konkle

Joyce Allman

William Lantz

Naomi Baker

Mary Leoni

Mary Lou Batcho

Al Mandy

Ann Beatty

Marjorie Melott

Robert Beatty

Vay Mitchell

Etta Bush

Ronald C. Penrod

Mildred Cross

Barbara Postlethwait

Pat Farley

Louis Serafine

Gloria Hartman

Lola Starvaggi

Rena Konkle

Frances Zagula

Silver – 250-499 Hours

Sonya Metz

Winona Arthurs

Linda Porreca

Paula Billick

Delores Proakis

Gretchen Caseman

Edith Ralston

Deloris Flynn

Gary Riggs

John H. Fox

Frances D. Rodocker

Jackie Griffin

Robert G. Rodocker

Louise Herman

Roberta T. Schramm

John Jonczak

Jacqueline Rae Tate

Dolores Krinock

Mary Warzynski

Norma LaSola

Anna Eileen Wood

Ruth C. Lewis


Bronze – 100-249 Hours


Irene Bowman

Carol Lynn

Edith Cooper

Nora Neff

Norma Gosney

Freda Pickens

Minerva Gutwald

Linda Rockwell

Fred Hart

Shirlie Rogers

Bernard E. Hunt, Sr.

Ruth Sperry

Marla Kessler

Freda Straka

Blanche Knabenshue

Nancy Waugh

Morris Knabenshue

Irene Wilson

Lifetime – 4000+ Hours


Jeannie Duffy

Anna McCann

Bessie Eddy

Margaret Porchiran

Vivian Hunt


If your name is in red, please contact the office to have arrangements made to get your certificates.

Volunteers Needed

4 Volunteers needed at the Hancock County Senior Center to assist in Kitchen Area.  Alternate Monday – Friday  11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Volunteers needed to help at Weirton Medical Center.

Meals on Wheels - Wheeling needs Delivery Volunteers Thurs & Fri  (2 hours 10 a.m.-12 noon).

Vicki Staffelino presenting the Donna J. Weaver 2008 service  award to George Weigel for outstanding service in 2008. 



Angie and Nancy presenting Comcast Newsmakers award of appreciation.


Nancy and Angie presented both Suzanne Kresser, Director, United Way of Jefferson County and Cheryl Costello, Director, Weirton United Way with awards of appreciation.

Volunteers Having Fun at the 2008 Recognition Luncheon


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