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.
RSVP CERT Members Notice: September is
Disaster Preparedness Month. Check out FREE online exercises to
help you be prepared.
& Caanan Valley Overnight Stay” Highlights include:
Lunch celebrating Senior Corps Week at
Cultural Center in Charleston WV. Overnight stay at Cannan
Valley Resort visit spectacular sights such as: Blackwater
Falls, Caanan Natural Wildlife Refuge, Dolly Sods Wilderness
Area, Seneca Caverns, Smoke Hole Caverns, Seneca Rocks,
Swimming and Shopping. Stay includes: Transportation (Van)
Hotel Accommodations, one lunch. Fare: $195/Single and
$157/Double. See attached Flyer and
Contact the RSVP office for more details or
contact Wendt Touring at 740.282.5790 Historic
Cumberland – Tues, September 23, 2011 Cost $79
and FOUR SEASONS, Carolyn Shaffer, Weirton 304.748.0766
Southern Italy & Sicily - Sept 22-Oct 3, 2011
Double - $3,499 / Single $3,999 / Triple $3,469
volunteers serving in August to assist 150 member in the
Follansbee Park on Family Fun Night: Loretta
Ceccarelli, Marie Reck, Bill Reck, Mike Mullen, Maggie
Stewart, James Brooks, Paul Kranach, Thomas McBride, Gary
Riggs, Mary Schwertfeger, Vera Morton and Letta Bailey. Thank you City of Follansbee Police Chief, John Schwertfeger for the
opportunity to serve.
Volunteers assisting with the Brooke County Senior Center
newsletter: Loretta Ceccarelli, Jim Demaria, Helen
Dunope, Maxine DiPalma, Rae Tate Mary Tennant, Duant
Fluharty and Hattie Adams.
Newest Volunteer Opportunities:
Volunteers still needed to assist with Brooke County Fair
transportation from parking lot to fair grounds and Bingo for
September 9, 10, 11, 2011. Please call 304.527.3410
and ask for Angie is you would like to help.
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
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
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 -
Weirton Medical Center
- Numerous Opportunities - - Sondra Weigle - 304.797.6112
Wheeling Health Right
- Office cleaner - Kathie Brown - 304.233.9323
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!
online at iGive to help RSVP. 26% goes
to RSVP with tax deduction.
Special Thanks: CNCS
State Program Specialist Karlisa E. Bradley and sharing your
Monthly Report July 2011 for West Virginia Projects.
We appreciate your efforts.
to view report.
Look for our
revised handbook to come out soon!
John Clemont, Marie Reck, William Reck, Letta Bailey, Bonnie
Spier, JoAnne Campbell, Russell Campbell and Erica Eck.
Warwood Christian Church and West Virginia Attorney
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.
Veterans Focus Group:
Next meeting September 13, 2011. Meeting held every
other Tuesday. Group’s focus is assisting
veterans' families while veterans in service and retired
veterans'. Look for the change collection jars at
coming soon at local Businesses in Brooke/Hancock Counties. Special welcome to JoAnne and Russell
Campbell. If you know of
veterans needing assistance or volunteer’s interest in
serving, please contact RSVP at 304.527.3410.
Help RSVP get
the word out.
to assist VISTA in 9/11:
Food Drive will begin on August 29, 2011,
volunteers are asked to donate any can or package foods to
the drive. Items can be dropped off at the Brooke County
Senior Center and also at Dollar General. Drive will end on
September 9, 2011 all items donated to the Community Bread
Basket and Mountaineer Food Bank.
Volunteers needed to decorate
and Ribbon Pins on September 8th, 2011 at 12 pm.
Dinner to be held September 14, 2011 at
Brooke County Senior Center 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Contact
Tiffeny at 304.527.3410.
Moundsville RSVP ASAP will
be holding a Coffee Break-911 Remembrance Day to honor 1st
responders at the Sanford Center, 1600 3rd St. Moundsville,
WV. The day will begin at 11-3 with the guest being served
baked goods, coffee, tea, and punch. Responders will also
recieve a hand made thank you card from our ASAP children.
Running Fill the Bus Campaign at WalMart in Moundsville WV
to collect School Supplies for Youth.
RSVP will hold it's next Advisory Council meeting on
September 19, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. at the Brooke County Senior
back in session in
Volunteer meeting scheduled for
September 2, 2011 at 1:00 p.m.
at Brooke County Senior Center. RSVP ASAP also
welcomes Zane Gray who has graduated as ASAP participant who
is now High School student assisting as volunteer. Thanks
RSVP Fill the Bus Campaign
collected 362 items totaling $678.54 to assist local youth
with school supplies and toiletries. .
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
Special Thanks to local business who assisted in providing
meals to the ASAP program until CHANGE Inc meals start.
Scavatties, DeFelice, Krogers, DiCarlos, Dollar General and
Wide Senior Corps Project BHOM RSVP needs your assistance in
distributing 55 gift packets of toiletries to veterans or
low income citizens. Please call the RSVP office if you can
help. We ask that you please take of picture of your
presentation and send to akocher@RSVPwv.org
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