By Rob Paine, RSVP Marketing and Outreach Specialist Welcome to October. We hope your autumn is off to a great start! RSVP-Northern Virginia has put together list of volunteer opportunities for October and a little beyond provided by our partners and friends for our great retired and senior volunteers in Northern Virginia. Most are one time events that we hope
RSVP-Northern Virginia is offering a free seminar titled “The Art of Volunteering in Retirement,” Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 10:30 a.m., at the Capital Caring Halquist Center in Arlington. The one-hour event is free and open to the public. You can register online now at https://conta.cc/2lYw7VG RSVP, the region’s largest volunteer network for those 55-years-old or
The Northern Virginia Senior Olympics kicked off its annual two weeks of competition this past weekend with the great support of RSVP volunteers. It is just the beginning of a busy four weeks full of great RSVP volunteer opportunities. Thank you everyone for helping! The games continue thru Sept 28 and we still have some
The 2019 Northern Virginia Senior Olympics kicked off in grand style, Saturday, Sept. 14, in Arlington . RSVP-Northern Virginia and The Northern Virginia Senior Olympics would like to thank all of the volunteers who started arriving a little after dawn Saturday to make the NVSO’s opening day a great success. To see more of
There is still time to register to support the largest annual senior event in the area, the 2019 Northern Virginia Senior Olympics. There are about a dozen opportunities available for the NVSO’s opening day on Sept. 14 and several spots open for its swimming event the following Friday. All volunteers will receive a free event
RSVP-Northern Virginia is still seeking volunteers for several events at the 2019 NVSO
RSVP-Northern Virginia partner Green Spring Gardens is seeking volunteers to support the park’s annual Fall Garden Day, taking place Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019.
Volunteer Fairfax chief executive officer Steve Mutty has named Volunteer Fairfax staffer Brandi Morris as the new RSVP-Northern Virginia program manager, effective Sept. 2, 2019. Brandie joined RSVP in late May, 2019, as RSVP’s volunteer specialist. “We quickly realized Brandi brought the talents and the drive to qualify her to apply for the program manager position,” Mutty said.
By Rob Paine, RSVP Marketing and Outreach Specialist Welcome to September (a few days early)!We hope you had a great summer! RSVP-Northern Virginia has put together list of volunteer opportunities for September and a little beyond provided by our partners and friends. Most are one time events that we hope you will find convenient, fun and great opportunities
There is still time to sign up for RSVP’s upcoming photo seminar at Green Spring Gardens, scheduled for Aug. 28. RSVP-Northern Virginia, the region’s largest volunteer group for those 55 “or better” will hold a free seminar on iPhone photography, Wednesday, Aug. 28, at 10 a.m., at Green Spring Gardens Park in the Alexandria section
Photos and Story by Rob Paine, RSVP-Northern Virginia RSVP-Northern Virginia would like to thank the staff and volunteer docents at Green Spring Gardens for hosting nearly 20 RSVP volunteers and leading them on a tour of the park, July 30. The special free tour of the gardens for RSVP volunteers (many who took part in