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RSVP CORNER
WWW.rsvpwv.org   304.527.3410
Angela Kocher - RSVP Director (akocher@rsvpwv.org)
Kimberly Lee - Ohio County Coordinator (Klee@rsvpwv.org)
Kelly Fluharty - Secretary (kfluharty@rsvpwv.org)

Birthday Greetings

To the following RSVP volunteers who celebrate their birthday in February:

Beatrice Barnhart Martha Gonzales Pat Rossi
Lee Beckner Melvin Hall Nancy Smith
Mae Brady Edward Jonczak Jane Stafford
Rodella Carte Florence Kahley Mel Vorhes
Margaret Cervenak Thelma Kimball George Weigel
Edith Geary Louise McDonald Walter Zadzilko
    Frances Zagula

RSVP Fundraisers

2006 Calendar with all RSVP volunteer birthdays and fabulous recipes, cost is $2.00.
$20.00 to get your card. (You get all of the $20.00 on your card. ) KEEP YOUR CARD AFTER SPENDING THE $20.00 Continue to fill your card at the Kroger Check Out BEFORE you check out. Estimate what your going to spend. Limit of card is $500.00. You can fill your card for ANY AMOUNT. RSVP will make 5% of your card amount each time it's filled. This is a good fundraiser. EVERYONE HAS TO EAT. You can pick up your card at the RSVP Office. If you let your Station Supervisor Know. We can get the card to you. Call 527-3410.
Ponderosa Steakhouse of Weirton Community Rebate Program. When you purchase a meal at Ponderosa, sign the back of your receipt (RSVP) and give the receipt to the cashier. 

David Wendt to give Presentation of trips.

If you like to travel, please attend our meeting at the Brooke County Senior Center on March 16, 2006 at 1:00 p.m..  You will receive a presentation from David Wendt of Wendt Touring reviewing the up and coming trip highlights for:
Lancaster Rail Adventure  - April 25-26, 2006

Mediteranean Treasures Cruise - 
October 21, 2006
Sights & Sounds New York City - 
November 27, 2006

Trips are open to the public.  ALL ARE INVITED! 

GIVING IS RECEIVING

"Giving is one of the reasons why people 
volunteer. Their contributions to others and to
 their  communities bring them feelings of self-fulfillment and the knowledge that they have made a difference." http://www.volunteerwv.org/whyvolunteer/individual.cfm

RSVP Volunteers

Volunteers folding newsletters...



Gloria June, Maxine DiPalma, Katie Settimio, Myrtle Smedly, Joyce Allman, Vironica Gilkey, Wesley Scholcraft, Bernice Lada, Mary Kirich, Julia Stankevich, Gladys Ice, Vivian Hunt

THANK YOU!

 


Welcome

Volunteers

Please welcome: Frances Rodocker, Robert Rodocker, Morris Knabenshue, Eddo Marisola, Douglas Beatty and Lucille Miller

Stations
Please welcome: 

Faith in Action Caregivers Inc. (Wheeling)
Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph (Wheeling)
Mountain St. Parent Child & Adolescent Network (Wheeling)
Court Appointed Special Advocates (Wellsburg)


Help Wanted
Volunteers needed:

  • Sisters of St. Joseph - (Wheeling Area) Companionship./Outreach
    Reading, listening, letter writing, take Sister for Drive or Walk.

  • Mountain State Parent CAN (Wheeling Area)
    Clerical/Computer (Possible Virtual Station)
    Computer work, web design, filing, answer phones

  • Faith in Action Caregivers Inc. (Wheeling Area)
    Companionship/Outreach
    Supply transportation, visiting, errand, telephone reassurance, chores, light yard work.
    Newsletter folding and other office duties

  • CASA - (Wellsburg Area)
    Clerical Answer Phones

  • Gingerbread House - (Weirton Area)
    Cashier

  • Brooke County Senior Center
    Receptionist

Volunteers Needing Placed
Stations Needed:

  • Douglas Beatty enjoys carpentry, wood working would like to assist in a handy man position. (Light duties)

  • Lorraine Durante tutors adults.

  • Donald Burkhart enjoys carpentry, handy man.

Thank You
Thank You Margaret Freshwater. Jane Verner was quite surprised, she loved the excellent work. RSVP made $845.50 on  this fundraiser.

RSVP received two nice letters from Lucy Crofton regarding The Lighthouse and Norma Lilly regarding Catholic Knights of America thanking the volunteers involved with the Christmas Project 2005 for the kindness and thoughtfulness shown to the families receiving the throws and slippers. View letters: http://www.rsvpwv.org/thankyou.htmlReminder: Christmas Project 2006 is now in process. Please send us your excess yarn. We are in need of colors, we have plenty of white and cream color yarn. 3/4 lb acrylic yarn is preferred.

Up and Coming Events

  • Homeland Security Certification Program being offered at the Brooke County Senior Center.  Not to late to enroll.  Call to get class schedule.
  • The Brooke County Fair Board would like Volunteers to work Bingo and Admissions. Please mark your calendars for Sept 8, 9 and 10 of 2006. We have set a tentative date and time for Bingo Sept 9, 2006 from 1 to 5 and Sept 8, 2006 for working Admissions as a starting point. If you would be interested in working please let RSVP know.
     
  • We would like to work on a RSVP Holiday Party Planner, please send us your recipes and ideas. Any help is GREATLY APPRECIATED. Our aim is to have this out by April.
  • It's coming that time again. Tax Season
    Greater Weirton Senior Center - Monday thru Friday 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. Walk ins are welcome no appointment necessary.
    Brooke County Senior Center - Thursday - 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    MUST HAVE AN APPOINTMENT. Please call 527-3410. 
    You must bring a copy of your 2004 filings when you come in for assistance. Volunteers are trained, tested, have completed a course that includes all updated tax laws and must be certified in order to offer assistance.