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.
to Modern Woodmen of America for assisting
RSVP with fundraising in matching up to $2,500.
raised a total of $3,031.00.
Volunteers assisted by working booth, crafting items, baking
goodies and manning the information booth. Thank you again
for all your hard work, RSVP appreciates you.
Special thanks to our fundraising
volunteers who assisted with Christmas in the Park
(Fundraising/Information) and Applefest crafting, baking,
setup/teardown and working the booth: Pat
Accettolo, Hattie Adams, Irene Arbogast, Janet Benzo, Paul
Billiard, Carolyn Birkhimer, Norma Boni, Jim Brooks, Harold
Campbell, Jack Cassella, Loretta Ceccarelli (Booth MGR),
Edith Cooper, LaVaughn Coulter, Gerry Cross, Tiffeny Davis
(VISTA), Jim DeMaria, Virginia Forker, Kathy Galligher,
Dorothy Gorman, Georgia Heckert, Pat Hensley, Bernard Hunt,
Jim Hupka, JoAnn Kerr, William Kocher, Valerie Leasure,
Denise May, Tom McBride, Mike McConnell, Barbara McCoy,
Evelyn McMasters, Karen Mellon, David Mellon, Ron Penrod,
Marie Reck, Bill Reck, Janet Reed, Gary Riggs (MGR Veterans
for Veterans), LInda Rockwell, Bill Schaefer, Lou Serafine,
Ruth Sperry, Julia Stankevich, Ralph Stiff, Rae Tate (Booth
MGR), Thomas Townsend, Linda Vidoni (RSVP Ohio Co.
Coordinator), Louis Vadoni, David Vanbevern, Hank
Vincent, Mel Vorhees, Shirley Wiggins, Denny Williams and
online at iGive to help RSVP. 26% goes
to RSVP with tax deduction.
Help RSVP with
your online Holiday Shopping.
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!
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. Thank you Smith
Total of three placements.
Guidelines for service: must be 55, pass a background
check, physical, and meet income guidelines under $21,000
single household and $27,000 double household including
medical deductions. A Senior Companion must commit between
20 – 40 hours per week. Stipend service offers
$2.65/hour and .35 per mile.
is looking for donations of material and sewing machines.
Please contact the office at 304.527.3410 if you can assist.
RSVP is in search of
advisory council members representing Ohio and Marshall
Counties. If you are interested, please contact Linda Vidoni
Advisory Council will be conducting their annual Program
Evaluation, please be aware you may be receiving a telephone
call presenting a survey. Please help RSVP by
participating in the call. Thank You...Angela.
Ralph Stiff, Mary Ann Goodrich, Encil Johns,
Thomas Townsend, Donald Kennedy
Volunteers: Greg Robertson, Cody McElhaney, Heather
Holeva, Dylan Gravatt, Christopher Jones, Megan Butler,
Ashley Blair, Thomas Moore, Angela Allen, Kelsey Welsh
welcome Tonette Alward, Brooke/Marshall ASAP Coordinator. Tonette
may be reached at 304.843.1174 Simpson United Methodist
Church in Moundsville or RSVP office at Brooke County Senior
Center 304.527.3410. Her goal is to have 100 RSVP
volunteers serving 150 youth at ASAP. Contact Tonette to
volunteer today! To find out what’s happening with ASAP
please check out Tonette’s news letter on
RSVP State Wide
State Program Specialist, Karlisa E. Bradley,
for sharing your
Monthly Report September 2011 for West Virginia Projects.
We appreciate your efforts.
to view report.
to Program Changes RSVP will not hold their annual Christmas
Dance but will offer assistance to local Senior Center
Christmas Parties upon request. We are asking that you
continue to “Make a Difference”
– in supporting your local community shelters by bringing
5 dry good items such as soups, mashed potatoes or
stuffing to your local senior centers by December 9, 2011.
RSVP volunteers will deliver items to local food banks such
as “Community Bread Basket” and Soup Kitchen of Greater
RSVP needs volunteers to bake for Easter
Seals Cookie Caper. RSVP will be calling to ask for your
help or contact Jess at 304.242.1390 ext.121.
RSVP Christmas Project is in need of 4
ply yarn. Please bring your lap robes to the Brooke
County Senior Center by December 15, 2011.
Mary H. Weir Public
Exhibition Display Room-Docent-Volunteers Tues.
Nov. 1, 2011 thru Dec. 10, 2011.
Weirton Steel Bulletin
Reading Room - Dec. 5, 2011 thru Dec. 10, 2011.
Weirton Medical Center
- Numerous Opportunities - - Sondra Weigle - 304.797.6112
AARP Tax Assistance - Tax Assistant - George
Weigle - 304.723.0816
A Child’s Place CASA - Clerical - Rhonda Stubbs
Ann’s Country Retreat
- Admin Assistant - Carolyn Mason -
Inc. - Grant Asst, Clerical -
Rose Hart - 304.845.2762
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 -
Extension Office - Energy Express volunteers (reading,
writing and art) and a Camp Cook - Carole Sheerbaum -
Chapel - Office Assistant with typing or computer
experience - Rev. Marcia Allen - 304.232.2630
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 -
Wheeling Health Right
- Office cleaner - Kathie Brown - 304.233.9323
AARP Driver Safety
Program Thursday and Friday November 17th and 18th, 2011
(site to be announced in the near future) from 9:00 to 1:00
p.m. The AARP Drivers Safety Program is the nation's
first and largest classroom refresher course designed
especially for drivers 50 and older. Mature motorist
50 years and older will be instructed in defensive driving
techniques, new traffic laws, rules of the road and
adjusting driving to age-related changes.
The 8 hour 2 day program
is available for a minimal cost of $12 for AARP members and
$14 for non-members. The Driver Safety Program i
nvites all veterans and active members of our armed forces
to attend a Drivers Safety Class free in the month of
November 2011. Space is limited, you must call
304.564.3801 or stop by to pre-register. Pre-payment