Spread the Word:
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.
To RSVP volunteers and stations for your
support in assisting in the RSVP PROGRAM EVALUATION SURVEY.
Help RSVP Kick Off the ...
YOUR NEIGHBOR CAMPAIGN!
Special incentive on
March 31, 2014, will be given to the volunteer with
the greatest number of recruited volunteer
We need your service to help us get the GOOD NEWS
out about RSVP!
April 1 - Yearly Registration)Register
your Kroger Plus Card online to help RSVP.
- Community - Community Rewards
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!
ALL CURRENT PARTICIPANTS
Must Re-Enroll April 1 to continue earning rewards
for RSVP. Please call the office; we’ll register
for you if you need assistance! VERY IMPORTANT TO
RSVP! Thank You.
online at iGive to help RSVP 26% goes to RSVP with tax
needs your assistance, please drop off your
receipts at the RSVP office or your local Smith Oil dealer
and RSVP will receive 1% of your purchase.
FREE refurbished computers for RSVP volunteers.
Distribution will be on first come first serve basis.
Contact the RSVP office at 304.527.3410 if you would like a
been very busy!
in the Newsletter.
Thank you, CNCS State Program Specialist, Karlisa E.
Bradley, for sharing your Monthly Report for West Virginia Projects. We appreciate all
Click here to view report.
and help your RSVP fundraise. Drop off your used ink
cartridges and cell phones at your local RSVP office.
Brooke County In-Home
Program is hosting a CPR Certification Renewal at the Brooke
County Senior Center on May 23, 2013 at 6:00 p.m.
Community Members MUST
CALL IN TO REGISTER!304.527.3410
Please ask for Gaye Cheripko
or Angela Kocher
Weirton United Way
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Call 304.527.3410 - Ticket Cost $30
Thanks to RSVP Volunteers:
Volunteers assisting with Brooke County
Senior Center newsletters helping to inform their community
of services and activities available to help keep seniors
independent. Thank you: Hattie Adams, Mildred Bayless,
Maxine DiPalma, Helen Dunope, Rae Tate and Mary Tennant.
Laurajean R. Crow, Arlie R. Crow, Lee Allen, Mickey Massey,
Donna Lee Rolland, and Nancy Strange.
Special thanks to Ann Niciforos, Senator Jack
Yost and Rita Angalich for your assistance in volunteer
Brooke-Hancock Nutrition is looking for a volunteer, Mon
thru Fri, at The Greater Weirton Senior Center. Please call
304.527.3410. One hour per day!
BINGO assistance is
needed on Friday evenings (smoking).
Table of Hope located at the First United
Methodist Church on corner of West & Lee Street needs
volunteer COOK assistance. Please contact Bob
McClelland at 304.914.3562.
Special Thanks to Follansbee Mayor and RSVP
Volunteers recognizing April 9. 2013, as National Service
Mary Schwertfeger, Pat Accettolo, Janet Benzo,
Hank Vincent, Alina Hopkins (AmeriCorps VISTA), Angela
Kocher, RSVP Director, Julia Stankevich, Kathy Santoro,
Follansbee 3rd Ward Council Representative, RSVP
Advisory Council Member, Rae Tate, Nancy Waugh, Gary Riggs,
RSVP Advisory Council Member. Back: Antoinette Wilkerson,
Denny Ohler, Mayor David A. Velegol, Jr., Eileen Gogol,
Tonette Alward, RSVP ASAP Coordinator, Edith Cooper.
Special Thank You to Wheeling Mayor, Andy
McKenzie and Mr. Eugene T. Fehey:
For proclaiming April 9, 2013, as National Service
Recognition Day and encouraging residents to recognize the
positive impact of national service in
city, to those who serve; and to find ways to give back to
Vidoni, Reggie Jackson, Tom Lash, Tonette Alward, Vicki
Tomich. Addie Thornton, Kathy Torbett and Hazel Shia
attended but not pictured.
RSVP Volunteer hard at work:
A little more about Becky Weigand (Wigand)
from Wheeling WV. She started with RSVP on February 2,
2010, assisting at West Virginia Birth to Three Years doing
clerical service, and currently serving a total of 858
hours. Becky was then recruited in July of 2012 to assist
with the Easter Seals Rehabilitation Center Root Beer
fundraising event, serving 5 hours. On September 7, 2011,
Becky started also serving with the RSVP program at Warwood
Christian Church Food Pantry assisting with preparing and
distributing food items, currently serving a total of 273
hours where she had been serving five years prior to her
While serving at the above sites, Becky has
also been doing outreach service within her community
serving 338 hours. She approached me at the last Christmas
Party, stating she didn’t get the call for training to
assist with AARP Tax Preparing. We had missed Becky on our
list and she was persistent to approach us again. We would
have missed a treasure. She was quick to train and
considered to be a valuable asset to her co-volunteers. We
look forward to her service next year. Her 90 plus hours of
service with AARP assisted the team in preparing over 600
tax returns. Her one day a week commitment turned into two
days. Becky’s service and commitment greatly impacts her
Becky’s year to date service of 1,562 hours
has added to her community $24,600. Great service to your
Some history about Becky: she moved to the
Wheeling in 1979 to further her education. She worked at
the Ohio Valley Hospital while finishing her Bachelor’s
Degree, also working and being on call. She worked as an RN
- First Assistant in the operating room thirty-four years.
Her hobbies are reading, gardening, crocheting, needle
point, and she is very active in her church. She is
passionate about Shoe Box Christmas Child. Becky is married
to Paul and proud step parent of two boys.