RSVP volunteers needed for upcoming events...

RSVP "ASAP" - Volunteer Meeting Scheduled on September 4, 2010 at 10:00 a.m.  New volunteers welcome!

Brooke County Fair needs 11 drivers for shuttle from parking lot - fair grounds 2 hour increments see Kelly to scheduled September 10, 11, 12, 2010.

Brooke County Senior Center needs 8 volunteers to work Bingo Tent September 10, 11, 12  2010.  Kelly to schedule 2 hour increments.

Weirton Senior Center needing 2 quilters for fundraising.

RSVP FYI

RSVP volunteers saved local non-profit agencies $1,197,365.11 in 2009, as calculated by Points of Light Resource of Wage Value.

Hats Off to our volunteers who have served additional hours from 2008 to 2009.  THANK YOU, GOOD JOB!  Would like to encourage all volunteers to remember to record you hours!  We love seeing your success, please help the RSVP program show volunteer sustainability!  Click here to find your name!

RSVP will be hosting CPR training, instructed by Bob Fowler, EMA at Brooke County Senior Center on Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at 6:00 p.m.   Active RSVP volunteers no cost, all other attendees cost is $20.

RSVP TRIP
RSVP will host a trip on September 22, 2010 to Charleston WV and stay overnight at Hawks Nest.  Highlights include lunch with Governor Joe Manchin III to celebrate Senior Corps Week and stay at Hawks Nest for sightseeing.  Includes:  Transportation, Overnight Stay and One Breakfast & Lunch. 
FARE$195 Single Occupancy Canyon View Room $157 Double Occupancy Canyon View Room Will Depart 7:00 a.m. on September 22 and Return 7:00 p.m. on September 23. Register /Pay before August 15, 2010 no refunds after September 1, 2010.

Help us get the word out, click here for the Trip Flyer.

Fundraisers

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

 

Welcome
Volunteer(s):
 John Grimm, Catherine DeSantis, Karen Burger, Shirley Jean Foreman, Delores Pantellis, James Honick, Donald Forester, David Knuth, Sharon DiEugene, Mark Tennant, Stephanie Lynch, Florence McMurray, Bill Schafer, Domenica "Minnie" Malloy

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"

Thank you RSVP volunteers, Diana Mendel, Pat Accetello, Gerry Cross, Maggie Stewart and VISTA associates Ashley Gregorish and Debbie Gaston who assisted with the Fill the Bus Tag Day held at Wal-Mart.  274 items were collected to be distributed at RSVP "ASAP" on August 26, 2010.  Special thanks to local RSVP volunteers and community for $70 donations, Wal-Mart for $25 donation plus tag location, Dollar General for box placement and Wesbanco for duffle bags and back packs. 

AARP “Safe Driving” class at Family Service of Upper Ohio Valley 51 Eleventh St., Wheeling, WV.  9/16/10 – 9/17/10 (8:30 AM to 1:30 PM).  $12 AARP & $14 non-member fee. To enroll call Linda at the Brooke-Hancock-Ohio-Marshall RSVP office 304-233-0075.  Please make check out to AARP, include membership number on memo line mail to: RSVP, 51   Eleventh St. Wheeling, WV 26003. 

9/11 Drill Down for Safety: First Lady Gayle Manchin and BVC Co-Chair Sam Cipoletti are promoting the Safe America Foundation's "9/11 Drill Down for Safety." At the West Virginia University vs. Marshall University football game on September 10, First Lady Manchin will encourage all attendees to participate in a texting drill to practice communicating "IMOK" to family members and loved ones in the event of an emergency. Participants will be given a special number to text during the drill. To view more information about Safe America initiatives in West Virginia, http://www.volunteerwv.org/nd/index_safeamerica.cfm

Special Thanks to Margaret Freshwater for donating handmade quilt to RSVP.  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. 

 

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