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.

RSVP Volunteer Recognition Honorees:  Please look for you invitation in the mail.  If you haven't received your invitation please let us know at 304.527.3410.  

 RSVP is participating in the second annual Senior Corps State Wide Project collecting small, sample or hotel size toiletries such as: soap, shampoo, toothpaste, deodorant to give to local shelters and military service personnel and veterans.  Please help us collect these items.  You may bring them to the Volunteer Recognition Luncheon.

AARP Safe Driving Course 1st Time Participants:  Class will be held May 10-11, 2012 at Christ United Methodist Church 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Instructor Mr. Ralph Cox.  Please call 304.527.3410 to make your reservation, class limited to 20.  Look for Re-Certification one day classes at Weirton Senior Center for participants who have already taken the course.

AARP Safe Driving Course at OVMC "OPALS" :  Call Sally G. Marple at 304.243.5484.  1st come 1st serve.
Save the Date:

July 31, 2012 - 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m
. "Re-Certification 4 Hour Class" Must have current certificate.  "All teachers and school personnel or anyone directly working with children discounted cost of $5.  AARP Members $12, non-members $14.

August 7 & 8th, 2012 - 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  "Eight Hour Class" School personnel discount of $5 also.  AARP Members $12, non-members $14.

Weirton Senior Center in need of volunteers to assist with BINGO! Please call 304.527.3410 if interested.  Thank You!

Up and Coming Events

Senior Corps Week 5/7/12 – 5/11/12

Celebrate the accomplishment of volunteers 55+ who make a lasting difference in their communities. GetInvolved.gov
Facebook.com/Senior Corps


Weirton United Way Fashion Show to be held May 20, 2012 at Williams County Club tickets are $30 and sponsors welcomed.  Available at the RSVP office, please call 304.527.3410


Upper Ohio Valley United Way Wine Tasting to be held at Elks Club on Charles Street in Wellsburg WV.  RSVP the office at 304.232.4625. May 12, 2013 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Tickets at the Wellsburg Library and Wesbanco, Wellsburg cost $15 2 for $25.  Guaranteed a fund time food provided by Reisbecks.


OVH/Trinity School of Nursing Alumni Assoc to Celebrate 100 years of Nurses Education at St. Florian Hall on August 18, 2012.  Contact Judy Owings Ross Park in Steubenville OH by May 30, 2012 for more information. 

Special Olympics West Virginia Hancock County in Honor of Melissa “Missy” Emfinger.  May 27, 2012 at Turkana Golf Course East Liverpool, OH.  For information please contact RSVP’s Jack Cassella at 304.723.2273. 

Immunizations for Adults: Take your best shot.  Find out more on immunizenow.org


Life, Well Being and Dignity for Older Adults.  West Virginia World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

June 15, 2012 1-3 p.m. WV State Capitol Lower Rotunda


RSVP makes New York Times in the article.  An Age-Appropriate Assist by Paula Spam.

Welcome Volunteers (RSVP Volunteer Handbook)
Volunteer(s):   Beth Bennett, Hartzel Brady, Sally Ezell, Douglas Lilly Dorothy Skrab, Dave Smith, Martin Francis Wach, Glenn Kocher, Sally Bartis and Domenic Frio

RSVP ASAP Volunteer(s) -55: David Alward, Brandon Howard, Tyler Dean Ruth, Christopher Vani and Kristopher Loren.

Sneak Preview of Volunteer Recognition Band Don Geary & Flatirons Blue Grass to be held at Brooke County Senior Center on May 17, 2012 at 4:30 p.m.  All Welcome!  Come have a good time!

Special Thanks: Overbrooke Volunteers:  Margaret Freshwater, Myrtle Flowers, Bill/Sally Walters, Ruth Zirkle and Dianna Strader who 861 hours making four hand made quilts which donated each year to college bound students from Brooke, Weir, Weirton Madonna & Oak Glen High Schools.  Future site of the Brooke County RSVP ASAP Community Garden.  Special thank you to Mr. & Mrs. Paul Scurti known for Scavati’s Resteraunt &  Benwood-McMechen Housing Authority for allowing us to have our community garden on your property. NEEDING TOP SOIL, IF YOU KNOW OF ANYONE, PLEASE CALL 304.527.3410

AARP Tax Assistants: George Weigel & Gerald Long (Who will be greatly missed in 2013), Bill  Lantz and Sonny Crossley.  Thank you Becky Deitch for committing for 2013.  Your hard work and dedication help make RSVP the program it is today!  We appreciate all you do! 

RSVP ASAP: Best wishes to Tiffeny Davis, she will be greatly missed.  RSVP now looking for Brooke County Area VISTA.  Click here to see what's happening in the  RSVP ASAP Newsletter.

RSVP State Wide: Thank you, CNCS State Program Specialist, Karlisa E. Bradley, for sharing your Monthly Report March 2012 for West Virginia Projects.  We appreciate all you do.  Click here to view report.


ALL CURRENT PARTICIPANTS Must Re-Enroll April 1, 2012 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 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!  

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

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


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Brooks, James
Brooks, Nancy
Cameron, Barbara
Cerminara, Clara
Coulter, LaVaughn
Debnar, Sarah
Eichner, Jonathan
Fitzpatrick, Sandra
Foster, Margaret
Hawrot, Joan
Herman, Louise
Hornak, Sylvia
Howard, Brandon
Hunter, Rachelle
Lazear, Elwood J.
McCreary, Patricia
McDevitt, Madeline
Mickey, Gabriel
Northcraft, Carol
Oliver, Inez
Paglia, Robert
Reck, Marie
Rojak, Margaret
Roseberry, Virginia
Rusnak, Cathy
Starko, Sally
Tunno, Barbara
Walker, Glynda
Zirkle, Ruth



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