Birthdays January

Ashbee, Mary

Kaminski, Rose

Riggs, Ethelle H.

Barr, Mary Jo

Kappler, Barry

Saffle, Dorothy

Bartrug, Ella

Kirkbride, Etta

Schramm, Roberta

Brooks, J.D.

Light, Donna

Schwertfeger, Mary

Corso, Violet E.

Mason, Barry

Stiles, Virginia

Crossley, Charles

Meadows, Thelma

Tennant, Mary

Deitch, Becky

Morris, Helen

Torbett, Cathy

Esposito, Carmel A.

Mullinix, Margaret

Tustin, Vivian

Ferns, Nancy C.

Norberg, Judith

Ulizio, Roland

Fox, John H.

ONeal, Dorothy

Walters, Sally

Gallagher, Kathy

Paige, Anna M.

Wandling, Ann

Heagy, Stephanie

Patton, Margaret

Weekley, Elda

Hillyard, Beverly

Penrod, Ronald C.

Westfall, Dalla

Hissom, Ruth

Porreca, Linda

Wilson, Susanna



Zadzilko, Esther


RSVP Volunteers Hard at Work

Check out the fun on youtube by clicking on the images:

Check out the fun on youtube link above.  RSVP held their 4th annual Christmas Party and donated 276 canned food and 25 toy items to Moundsville Salvation Army and House of the Carpenter.  Special thanks to Christmas Party Committee members, Linda Vidoni and Linda Golebiewski who planned and raised donations that made the fun party a success!  EXCELLENT JOB!  Special thanks to:  Volunteers, Hancock County Senior Center, Brooke County Committee on Aging, Marshall County Senior Center and Family Service Upper Ohio Valley for transportation,  Chesapeake Energy, Dianas Cakes & Catering, Maximum Music, Youth Club of Marshall County, Bernie J.Glenn Insurance, Helping Hands, Madeline McDevitt, Humana Market Point, Peterson Rehabilitation & Geriatric Ctr, Crafts 2000 and Ponderosa of Moundsville, Medi Home Health Agency, Dr. M. F. Anwar Inc., Miller Chiropractic and Wellness Center, Mount View Health Care, Uniglobe Ohio Valley Travel, Foster Grandparents Program, National Council on Aging and Alicia Cassels, WVU Extension Office for her Fall Prevention presentation that can be seen on above youtube link.

To get your newsletter online call 304.527.3410

Congratulations Jean Hitzfeld for winning the Quilt Raffle.  Special Thanks to Margaret Freshwater for the beautiful quilt that raise $261 for RSVP.

Shop online at  iGive to help RSVP.  26% goes to RSVP with tax deduction

RSVP Fundraisers
Click to Register your Kroger Plus Card online to help RSVP.         

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!

Special Thanks to all volunteers who participated in the RSVP Christmas Project.  181 lap robes and 117 slippers were given to nine area adult care facilities and shelters.

  Martha Carra, Elizabeth Taylor, John Rayner and Carol Austin

Up and Coming Events

AFTERSCHOOL ADVENTURES MEETING scheduled. January 8, 2010 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.  New volunteers welcome!

Special Thanks to our Wheeling Nailers who assists with homework, reads aloud and tells us about themselves on Tuesdays at the Afterschool Adventures Program.  We appreciate you!  Service made possible by AmeriCorp VISTA contact.



Special thanks to the 20th Century Women's Club - GFWC of Follansbee WV for sponsoring the Zumba instruction to get ASAP students active given by Ramaine Turrentine, healthy snacks, goody bag and T-Shirts. Also, thanks to the Brooke Bruin Bear for helping end Zumba with a great roar!   ASAP looks forward to getting healthy again with the 20th Century Club ladies.  THANK YOU!

Thank You to all volunteers who helped with the File of Life Survey, results were as follows:

2001 thru 2008
Total participants surveyed 1,278 of these 103 did place File of Life Packets on their refrigerator and 19 did need to use it. 

Thank you for to all participants in the RSVP 2009 Program Evaluation.  Special Thanks to Committee Chair Dr. Carmel Esposito and committee members  Hattie Adams, Fred Welshans Jr., Kristin Bowman Cross, Maggie Stewart,  and Linda Golebiewski for all your hard work and a job well done.  

Overall summary of interviews: Volunteers enjoyed taking about the program and staff is a strength to the program. 

AARP Tax Preparation coming in February
It's coming that time again. Tax Season
Brooke County Senior Center - Tuesday - 9:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. 
MUST HAVE AN APPOINTMENT. Please call 527-3410.  

Greater Weirton Senior Center - Monday thru Friday 9:30 to 3:30 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome no appointment necessary.

Please bring 2009 paid personal property tax receipts with prior year tax information.

Garry Riggs, Committee chair for Travel will be putting together travel plans for 2010, please let us know, where you would like to visit.

Look for Angela Kocher to be on Comcast Local Edition in January.  Comcast Local Edition provides free forum for non-profit organizations to present events and issues important to the Ohio Valley.  Comast Local Edition can be seen at :25 and :55 minutes past the hour on CNN Headline News, Channel 33.  

May you have a
Blessed and
Happy New Year!

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