Spread the word:  RSVP 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. 

SAVE THE DATE:  RSVP Volunteer Recognition Luncheon   May 29, 2014 at Wheeling Park 1 to 3 p.m..  Look for invitations in the mail the second week of April.

Up and Coming Events

AARP Smart Driver Course Contact Mrs. Sally Marple at 304.243.5484.  Call the RSVP office to get you name on the waiting list for the next Driver's Safety Program Class.  304.527.3410

April 10 11, 2014
(9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.) First Time Participants Ohio Valley Medical Center

April 29, 2014
(9:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.) Returning Participants
East Ohio Regional Hospital, Martins Ferry, Ohio

May 9, 2014 (10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.) Returning Participants
Brooke County Library, Wellsburg, WV

Volunteer Recognition Awards that need to be presented.  If you would like to pick up your award at the RSVP office, it is open from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Please click to see if you have an award to be presented.

Mayors, Millennials and More!

Whats new
with NSCA!

 

Special Thank You to local Mayors: David Velegol, Jr., Follansbee, George Kondick, Weirton, and council members for recognizing RSVP volunteers service with Mayors Day National Service Recognition on March 10, 2014, by issuing a proclamation for April 1, 2014.
 

RSVP ASAP:  ASAP has been very busy! Read about  RSVP ASAP  in the Newsletter.  Two AmeriCorps positions filled in Brooke County. One AmeriCorps VISTA slot open, call 304.527.3410 to get more information.

RSVP State Wide: Thank you, CNCS State Program Specialist, Karalisa E. Bradley, for sharing your Monthly Report for West Virginia Projects. Click here to view.

Shop online at iGive to help RSVP  up to 26% goes to RSVP with tax deduction.  http://www.igive.com/welcome/warmwelcome.cfm?c=48205&m=0 


Fundraisers:   (April 1 - Yearly Registration) Register your Kroger Plus Card online to help RSVP.  Kroger - Community - Community Rewards If you need help call 304.527.3410 and well 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 well send you a barcode to contribute
) Just need to use your card to contribute!  ITS EASY! 
ALL CURRENT PARTICIPANTS Must Re-Enroll April 1 to continue earning rewards for RSVP.  Please call the office; well register for you if you need assistance! VERY IMPORTANT TO RSVP!   Thank You.

RSVP ASAP fundraiser 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.

 Fundraisers:  Recycle and help your RSVP fundraise.  Drop off your used ink cartridges and cell phones at your local RSVP office.

AARP is needing volunteers to assist with the Driver's Safety Program.

WVSCDA members get instructed on preventive ways to keep their heart healthy.  Thanks Dana for a great training!

Energy Express and CHANGE Inc. is needing volunteers during summer months, please contact the RSVP office if you are interested.  304.527.3410

Taylor Roofing is giving away a FREE Roof with the new ON THE HOUSE Program.  Find out more.

Welcome (RSVP Volunteer Handbook)
V
olunteers
: Dorothy Brownlee, Sharon Welsch, Cecilia Gambee, Sheri Temoney, Elissa Gross, and Naomi Valentine.

Volunteer Referrers:  Pauline Boring, Linda Vidoni, and Alaina Petrella.

PLEASE BE SURE TO GET YOUR HOURS IN BY APRIL 15, 2014 SO THEY WILL BE COUNTED TOWARD YOUR RECOGNITION AWARD.  Thank You.

Special Thank you: Naomi Valentine for assisting RSVP in surveying 36 stations and 168 volunteers, for the 2013-14 Advisory Council Evaluation.  Also, special thank you to Alaina Petrella, Genesis Health Care, Brightwood Center, for chairing the evaluation committee and reporting to the advisory council.

RSVP Evaluation Results:  168 (38%)volunteers and 77 (55%) stations were surveyed. 

Stations:

99% Satisfied with RSVP Program

88% Satisfied with RSVP Volunteers

86% Provide Training

88% Good working relationship with RSVP staff

31% Provide special compensation

62% Provide Service to Veterans.

 

Volunteers:

88% Satisfied with Volunteer Assignment

86% Provided Orientation Training

96% Recommend RSVP Program to Others

84% Drive

76% See a need as reason to volunteer

81% have 11 or less years of service.

83% Volunteers are not veterans who serve.

 

Volunteers in Action:

Wheeling Hospital had a blood drive to provide a vital service.   Thank you: Katherine Marshall & Sandie Walton.  Two of several RSVP volunteers to assist.

Thank you: John Richmond and Norma Meyer served for Attorney General's Booth at the Wheeling Home & Garden Show as consumer advocates for scams. John also teaches AARP driver safety training and Norma  volunteers for Appalachian Outreach Inc.

Thank you: June Hawrot and Diana Crago at the Weirton Home and Garden Show.  Carol Jackson, Georgia Cogas, and June Puskarich helping distribute materials at the Home and Garden Show.

 

 

 

 


Volunteers Hard at WorkResults April thru March

Referred

Number of Volunteers

AARP Website

5

Anne Niciforos

1

Audrey Kocher

4

Baker Vocational Services, LLC

1

Beverly Winters

2

BH Nutrition, Karen Scheetz

1

Brooke High School

5

Brooke Hills Free Methodist Church

1

Day Reporter

3

Ed Wilkerson

1

Evelyn Mason

1

Grandmother Milantoni

1

GWSC, Shari Dami

4

Helen Moren

1

Herald Star Newspaper

1

HSWC, Becky Atkinson

7

Jackie Vacheresse

2

Janet Polverini, Prior RSVP Director

2

Jim Brooks

1

Key Club Emily Hone

2

Louis Golar

2

Maggie Stewart

1

Mickey Massey

1

Norma Gosney

1

Officer Jim Stock

2

Rev. Samuel Gibb

9

Rita Angalich

1

RSVP Newsletter

2

United Way VISTA, Alina Hopkins

8

United Way VISTA, April Gould

2

RSVP Window Sign

1

RSVP, Angela Kocher

4

RSVP, Candace Wittig

7

RSVP, Emma Kay Weimer

3

RSVP, Linda Vidoni

3

RSVP, Pauline Boring

3

RSVP, Tonette Alward

3

RSVPwv Website

10

Ruth Perry

1

Scott Thayer

1

Vocational Works

2

Fay Coulter

1

Janet Benzo

3

Zane Gray

1

William Konkle

1

Wheeling News Register

4

Josephine Patrone

1

Donna Phillips

1

Kim Weaver

1

Joan Yeager

1

Martin Wach

2

Total

128

Please be sure to remind your volunteer recruits to give your name as reference at time of their registration.  Thank you for your hard work and dedication.

 

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Brooks, Lewis
Cherry, Timothy Carl
Clark, Penny
Cox, Ralph H.
Cunningham, Frances
Frio, Domenic
Geary, John L.
Gogol, Eileen
Gosney, Norma
Hunt, Vivian
Kleiner, Marian
Lash, Nancy
Lenhart, Grace
Linkish, Barbara D.
Mead, Peggy
Metz, Sonya
Milantoni, Danielle
Mitchell, Hailey
Musap, Mary
Porchiran, Margaret
Powell, Ed
Rees, Richard
Rolland, Donna
Rouse, Vicki
Scaffidi, Emilia M.
Soplinski, Charlene
Stafford, Patti
Thomas, Robert
Thompson, Barbara
Troia, Phyllis
Vacheresse, Jackie
Wansack, Alma
Wilson, Sherry
Winesburg, Mabel
Withers, Ronald
 
 

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