Volunteers receive CPR and First Aide Training Honoring 911 & September National Preparedness Month

Many residents were taught cardiopulmonary resuscitation thanks to Bob Fowler, Virginia Smith and Cheryl Smith of the Brooke County Office of Emergency Management.  Held by Follansbee Police Community Watch Program and Brooke Hancock Ohio Marshall RSVP “ASAP”.  Among the participants were:  Sarah Jane Anderson, Bill T. Anderson, Maxine M. DiPalma, Linda Craig, Bill Kocher, James W. Brooks, Angela Kocher, Lynn Carey, Jackson Carey, Pete Giannamore, Josephine Patrone, Pat Accettolo, Debbie Gaston, Ashley Gregorash, Diana Mendel, Sharon K. DiEugene and Bobby Johnson.

RSVP Director served along with 19 other NSCA members assisting 911 Service Project organized by Deanwood Recreation Center of Washington DC and NSCA Board.  WV Director duties were to assist seniors at the recreation center with meals, “Disaster Preparedness Fair”, Red Cross and FEMA Presentations. 

1st Annual Senior Corps Week WVSCDA State Wide Senior Recognition

Special thanks:  Kathleen Roedersheimer, CNCS West Virginia State Director, Eddie Belcher, Governor of West Virginia Representative and John Ballengee, United Way of Central WV and  Commissioner, Volunteer West Virginia, Cliff Moore, WV House of Delegates, McDowell County, B-Ties, Baptist Temple Instrumental Ensemble, entertainment and all Senior Corps directors, that made this event a success, Brooke Hancock Ohio Marshall RSVP volunteers had a wonderful time! 


The quilt will be raffled at $1 per ticket 6 tickets for $5.  Drawing will be December 15, 2010.  Stop in and see the beautiful quilt and get your tickets. 

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

If you need help 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!

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


 Debbie Gaston, Minnie Malloy, Dorothy Hinerman, Tylee Farrell, Carolyn Hill, Marge Sonson, John Geary, Valerie Leasure, Paul Lish, Patti Lish, Skip Stanley  Lynette Stanley,  Robert Law, and Fred Hervey.   

Thank You

AARP Instructor Sally Marple, Family Service of Upper Ohio Valley and RSVP Coordinator Linda Vidoni for your collaboration of the 1st RSVP assisted “Safe Driving” class at Family Service of Upper Ohio Valley.  Service was provided to 14 participants.  Great Job!

Thanks McDonalds, Kwik King, DeFeilce Brothers, Scavati’s and Vicki Gregorash for supplying first week meals until CHANGE Inc. meal provisions started at the RSVP "ASAP"

Gerry Cross for hours of dedication with crafting instruction to students at RSVP “ASAP” and  Hank Vincent for entertaining with guitar playing and singing.  4H assistant Liz Gatts for dedicated service again this year in assisting with Science and Craft projects. Great Job!

Another thanks to: Gerry Cross, Mark Tennant, Debbie Gaston, Emma Kay, Patricia Accettolo, Hattie Adams, Clara Cerminara, Edith Cooper, Sarah Debnar, Jim DeMaria, Sharlee DeMaria, Carmel Esposito, Josephine Patrone, Linda Rockwell, Mary Sacripanti, Patti Stafford, and Rae Tate who assisted with Yard Sale at Dollar General raising $150 on September 11, 2010.

Volunteers Needed

Look for RSVP at Wellsburg Applefest on October 1 – 3, 2010 and Follansbee Christmas in the Park on October 9-10, 2010. RSVP office will be calling to request volunteers to assist with manning booth, baking goods and crafting items.

AARP Tax assistant is looking for volunteers, now is the time to inquire and get your training materials, we need your assistance! 

RSVP "ASAP Volunteer meeting scheduled October 1, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. Brooke County Senior Center, new volunteers welcome, could use your assistance with growing ASAP.

RSVP "ASAP" 1st Annual Kids Fashion Show October 16, 2010, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Club Shutter.  Tickets: Adult $5 and Students $3.  Fashions provided by JC Penny, Macy's, Fashion Bug, Wal-Mart, Your, Mine and Ours Shop and It's New to "U" Shop.  Tickets are available at Brooke County Senior Center RSVP Office.  Prepare to have fun!  Proceeds benefit RSVP "ASAP" .  Also, get you $5 shopping pass to Shop for a Cause from Debbie Gaston.  Set date is October 16, 2010.

RSVP is in desperate need of 4 ply yarn for the Christmas Project lap robes!

RSVP will be doing fall cleaning for volunteer and station information, you may receive a call to verify your information is current, thank you for your cooperation in advance....Angela Kocher, Director

RSVP is accepting applications for the RSVP "ASAP" Brooke, Marshall Coordinator, for details call 304.527.3410.

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