Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam visited the headquarters of Volunteer Fairfax in the City of Fairfax, Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 25, 2020. The governor was in Fairfax to speak with the staff of Legal Services of Northern Virginia which is also housed in the Burkholder Building. LSNV, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary, is the largest legal aid organization in Northern Virginia.
Gov. Northam spoke with both staff and several RSVP volunteers about the important work they do and the volunteer needs in the community. RSVP-Northern Virginia is a program of Volunteer Fairfax, Volunteer Arlington and Volunteer Alexandria.
During is visit, Gov. Northam also spoke with staff and volunteers about several Volunteer Fairfax programs including Volunteers for Change as well Volunteer Fairfax’s Alternative Community Service program and RSVP-Northern Virginia.
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Thank you Gov. Northam for visiting Volunteer Fairfax.
Big thank you to Delegate David Bulova (whose district includes all of the City of Fairfax) who contacted the governor’s staff to help make this visit happen.
More about RSVP-Northern Virginia
RSVP-Northern Virginia, the largest volunteer group for seniors and retirees in the region, offers more than 300 meaningful, fun and social opportunities that include helping seniors age in place, assisting local food pantries, supporting local parks and teaching financial literacy.
RSVP also recruits volunteers for various community events including the annual Northern Virginia Senior Olympics.
RSVP volunteers have more than 300 opportunities to choose from including supporting the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics each September.
RSVP volunteers enjoy flexible schedules, free accident and liability insurance while serving, optional mileage and meal reimbursement and are also invited to monthly volunteer group service projects, free training and enrichment classes and social gatherings.
To learn more about RSVP, please visit http://www.rsvpnova.org or call Shannon at 703-403-5360. RSVP-Northern Virginia is a program of Volunteer Fairfax, Volunteer Alexandria and Volunteer Arlington.