Have a Great Columbus Day and Happy Halloween!
RSVP Staff, Advisory Council and AmeriCorps VISTA

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.

Newest Volunteer Opportunities: 

RSVP Volunteers needed:  Bakers, Crafters, Booth Volunteers for Information and Fundraising are needed for Follansbee Christmas in the Park (October 1, 2, 2011) and Wellsburg Applefest (October 7, 8 and 9, 2011).  RSVP will be calling to ask for your assistance.  Thank you for any assistance you can give.

Volunteers Needed!


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 - 304.737.4444
Ann’s Country Retreat
- Admin Assistant - Carolyn Mason - 304.737.0941
Appalachian Outreach 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 - 304.527.3410
Brooke County WVU Extension Office - Energy  Express - Alicia Cassels - 304.737.3666

Central Blood Bank - Marilyn Stuckert - 412-209-7648
Hancock County
WVU Extension Office
- Energy Express volunteers (reading, writing and art) and a Camp Cook - Carole Sheerbaum - 304.564.3805

Laughlin Memorial Chapel - Office Assistant with typing or computer experience - Rev. Marcia Allen - 304.232.2630

Mary H. Weir Public Library - Person to assist with programs set up projector and run software, power point etc., and Book sales person (lifting required) - Rik Rekowski 304.797.8510

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

Weirton Geriatric 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 -  304.748.7213

Wheeling Health Right - Office cleaner - Kathie Brown - 304.233.9323


Shop online at iGive to help RSVP.  26% goes to RSVP with tax deduction. Help RSVP with your online Holiday Shopping.

Recycle 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 RSVP.         

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 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!

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 Oil.

Special Thanks: CNCS State Program Specialist Karlisa E. Bradley and sharing your Monthly Report August 2011 for West Virginia Projects.  We appreciate your efforts.  Click here to view report.

Special Thanks to WVSCDA, Janet Somerville, Brenda Miller, Tammy O'Dell and speakers, first lady Joanne Jaeger Tomblin, Jo Fannin, Executive Director Jeffrey E. George Comfort House, Mary Gearheart, WV House of Delegates and Kathleen Roedersheimer, State Director CNCS for the Second Annual Statewide Recognition Luncheon,special guests Donna Lavato and Ruth Jones.  Linda and I had a wonderful time at the Second Annual WVSCDA State Wide Volunteer Recognition Luncheon! 

RSVP welcomes Letta Bailey as our first Senior Companion Volunteer candidate. 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


  Welcome (RSVP Volunteer Handbook) Revised 9-19-11

  Denny Williams, Thomas Moore, Jr., Irene Kutay, Gilda Reed and Ashleigh Blair.

Thank You AARP Safe Driving RSVP volunteers: Lee A. Beckner, Dick Laughlin, Sally Marple, John Richmond, Ralph Cox, Jack Cassella, and Mel Vorhees for your hard work, dedication and the great lunch!  Also, special thanks to the Brooke County Board of Education for continued support in use of Jefferson Primary School and Brooke County Senior Center for use of your center.

RSVP ASAP Volunteer meeting scheduled for October 7, 2011 at 1:00 p.m.  Special thanks to Wild Things Mascot for your visit in Brooke County and Flynn Altmeyer, Aide to Congressman David McKinley for your assistance.

Special Thanks to our volunteers Ann Niciforos and Irene Kutay in Marshall County who assisted at the Simpson United Methodist Church RSVP ASAP. 

Thank you to Appalachian Outreach for your assistance with office equipment valuing $2,500 and Youth Club of Marshall County for your support to RSVP ASAP.  A special thanks to volunteer Vicki Tomich who assisted with Tag Day on 9/11 to provide $240 needed start up supplies for ASAP.

Brooke County Fair:  Thank you for volunteering to help with the Shuttle: Jack Cassella, Mel Vorhees, Dickey Laughlin, Bill Kocher, Marti Iannuci, Thomas McBride, Jim Brooks, Al Anglin, Bill Lantz, Jim Hupka, Linda Rockwell, Nora Neff, Becky Deitch, Jeff Floyd, Bill Schaefer, Woody Lazear, Lou Serafine, Ron Penrod and Bingo:  Emma Kay Weimer, Laura Beckelhimer, Hattie Adams, Vera Morton, Bill Konkle, Valerie Leasure, Dorthy Gorman, Martha Gonzales and Anne Berardi.

Stern Wheel Festival - Protection Education Booth:  Maddie McDevitt, Tammy Croghan, Gilda Reed, Millie & Rita Angalich

RSVP ASAP Volunteer meeting scheduled for October 7, 2011 at 1:00 p.m.  Special thanks to Wild Things for your visit.

Special Thank You to Modern Woodmen of America for your commitment to assist RSVP with fundraising up to $2,500 and Weirton United Way for your continued support of RSVP.


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