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.
RSVP CERT Members Notice: September is
Disaster Preparedness Month. Check out FREE online exercises to
help you be prepared.
RSVP plans to partner with Koppers Inc. Carbon Materials and
Chemicals in KoppersCares! Day of Service. Koppers
believes that stronger communities are good places to do
business. Thank you for partnering with RSVP!
Jeff Floyd for assisting with transportation to Sugar Creek
and Linda Vidoni for escorting ladies. Pictured above are:
Clara Cerminara, Donna Dawson, Sandy Kinsley, Donna Lovato,
Ruth Jones, Linda Vidoni and Cathy Galligher.
BACK TO SCHOOL ... WOULD ALWAYS WELCOME VOLUNTEERS!
CITY BEAUTIFICATION PROJECT!
It's August and the flowers are still
looking great! Good job RSVP volunteers!
AARP Safe Driving Classes :
Call RSVP at
304.527.3410 to register for your Safe Driving Class today!
Brooke County Fair Van Drivers Needed:
RSVP will be calling for van drivers to assist with shuttle
at the Brooke County Fair on Sept 7, 8, & 9. We are asking
for a copy of your license and your experience in driving a
van. Check out events by clicking below:
WV Attorney General Consumer Advocate needing
on Sept 7, 8, 9, Brooke County Fair,
September 14, 15, Hancock County Old Timers Festival,
October 5, 6 7, Wellsburg Apple Festival, October 13,
14, Christmas in the Park.
RSVP NEEDS YOUR
HELP! We will lose the AARP Tax Assistance Service unless we
find one (1) 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 Weigel at 797.6112
regarding Orientation - Application needs to be in one week
prior to orientation. You can pick up your application at
WMC Gift Shop.
AARP Tax Assistance - Tax Assistant - Bill
Lantz - 304.527.3410
A Child’s Place CASA - Clerical - Rhonda Stubbs
Fundraising Assistant - Pamela J. Wilson -
Ann’s Country Retreat
- Admin Assistant - Carolyn Mason -
Inc. - Grant Asst, Clerical -
Rose Hart - 304.845.2762
Housing Authority - Clerical - Cindy Tribett -
Big Brothers Big
Sisters - Admin Assistant - Shanna
Kemp - 304.232.0520
Brooke County Singing
Group - Director - Joy Crawford
Brooke County WVU
Extension Office - Energy Express
- Alicia Cassels - 304.737.3666
Bank - Marilyn Stuckert -
CHANGE Inc. - Clerical -
Judy Raveaux - 304.797.7733
Cockayne Farmstead Preservation Project
- Tour Guide
- Thomas Tarowsky - 304.845.1411
- Tammy Lewis - 304.723.0083
Girl Scouts of the Black Diamond Council
- Roseann L. Teramana - 304.232.8601
Extension Office - Energy Express volunteers (reading,
writing and art) and a Camp Cook - Carole Sheerbaum -
Elementary - Teacher Instructor - Nicole Ennis
- Clerical - Melynda Sampson - 304.233.6300
Intrepid/In Home Care
- Clerical - Sandra Zanos - 304.723.9696
Chapel - Office Assistant with typing or computer
experience - Rev. Marcia Allen - 304.232.2630
School Anchor Program - Teacher/Instructor -
Rosemary Anderson - 304.243.0366
Marshall County Animal
Shelter - Clerical - Cindy Brautigan -
Mary H. Weir Public
Library - Clerical - Rik Rekowski 304.797.8510
Mom's In Touch -
Assistant - Dorothy Boyko - 304.559.7664
Res. Cons. & Dev. - Warehouse Assistant -
Howard Coffield - 304.242.0576
Sisters of Mt. St.
Joseph - Companions and person to push wheelchair
outside - Susan Vaughan - 304.232.8160
Soup Kitchen of Great
Wheeling - Food Service - Becky
Rodocker - 304.233.2992
The Children’s Museum
of the Ohio Valley -Receptionist -
Vera Uyehara - 304.214.5437
Center - Weekend person to do exercise and play games
with residents - Mary Ann Boyd - 304.723.4300
Weirton United Way
- Brochure folding - Kristin Bowman Cross -
Weirton Medical Center
- Numerous Opportunities - - Sondra Weigle - 304.797.6112
Wheeling Health Right
- Office cleaner - Kathie Brown - 304.233.9323
online at iGive to help RSVP. 26% goes
to RSVP with tax deduction
Kage, Fay Coulter, Linda Heaton, Raymond Roush, Sheila
Smith, Virginia Deneen, Liz Bonovich
VOLUNTEERS HARD AT WORK
Jackie Vacheresse for your assistance in
recruiting Catherine Kompardo-Zeiler. Volunteers will be a
vital part of RSVP success in assisting with capacity
building for recruitment. RSVP future funding priorities are: Education, Healthy Futures, Veterans and Military
Families, Environmental Stewardship, Economic Opportunity
and Disaster Services.
Rod Polling, Janet Somerville, Kim Good and Tonette Alward
for assisting with the WVSCDA State wide project. 1,700
toiletry bags were made to be distributed to programs across
West Virginia. Please be so kind to share your stories and
pictures of deliveries by sending to
RSVP staff and VISTA attends first virtual
There will be changes to come in 2013. New performance
measures with emphasis on collecting data for outputs and
outcomes to tell a nationwide story for Senior Corps. Shown
above is Dr. Edwin Tan, National Director of Senior Corps.
Over 1500 attendees from Senior Corps and
beyond converged on the virtual conference from August 14 to
16, with over 1000 attending the opening plenary, almost 700
participants networking in the virtual lounge, and over 750
chat and forum conversations exchanged!
Miss Carissa has arrived and is
settling in and getting acquainted with her new home
and service site. After an orientation trip to
Atlanta, she will be serving at the Follansbee site
and building a new site in Wellsburg. Once again,
Thank you, CNCS State Program Specialist, Karlisa E.
Bradley, for sharing your Monthly Report July 2012
for West Virginia Projects. We appreciate all you
Click here to view report.
RSVP Volunteers Hard at Work:
Special thanks to volunteers Eddie Wilkerson
and Bill Kocher who have been hard at work picking and
distributing vegetables to local seniors throughout the
Brooke County Senior Center, Dalessio Manor and seniors in
the local neighborhood.
There have been an estimated 50 lbs. of green beans,
zucchini, and 100 cucumbers, plus tomatoes, eggplants, sweet
basil and radishes that have been distributed or picked in
the community garden by RSVP volunteers. We are expecting at least 16
watermelons and have at least 11 pumpkins starting to develop
from the garden.
RSVP volunteers are starting to plan for 2013
garden. We are still in need of rich top soil (rock free).
Special Thanks to Carl Martino for offering your next door
lot located across the street from the current community
garden for an additional community garden next year. Eddie
has envisioned a cornfield with plans to till this fall to
get ready for 2013 planting. RSVP NEEDS VOLUNTEERS TO HELP!
little information about Eddie Wilkerson, he started with
the RSVP program in September of 2009. His first
service was 5.5 hours painting 7 city benches for downtown
Follansbee area. He has since served 330
hours in 2011 to at least three neighbors in areas such as
gardening and food errands and he has now been very
instrumental in starting and currently working at least
179 hours at the Follansbee Community Garden.
RSVP appreciates his hard work and
expertise. Eddie is a natural teacher. He’s great at
instructing and assisting in the garden and states he
would like to have more volunteers participate with him in
and help your RSVP fundraise. Drop off your used ink
cartridges and cell phones at your local RSVP office.
Click to Register your Kroger Plus Card online to help
ALL CURRENT PARTICIPANTS Must
Re-Enroll April 1, 2011 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
(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!