Category: Fairfax County Seniors

Happy 50th Apollo 11- The Spirit Lives On

Where were you on July 20, 1969? This weekend (along with everyone)  RSVP-Northern Virginia celebrates the 50th anniversary of one of the crowning achievements in history, putting a human on the moon.  During President John F. Kennedy’s famous speech at at Rice University,  September 12, 1962, when he said the U.S. would put a man

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Still a lot left to do in July with RSVP

July may be almost half over, but RSVP-Northern Virginia still has a  variety of opportunities  available for you before August begins.  In case you may have missed it,  here is a link to our July RSVP e-news . This month’s edition not only has features on the great work our volunteers have done but includes a

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Prepare to be inspired at the NVSO

Registration for competitors and volunteers who would like to take part in the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics continues thru Aug. 31. For more information please visit http://www.rsvpnova.org. If you enjoy track and field events, the NVSO is currently seeking  volunteers to manage its field event program at Falls Church High. Call 703-403-5360 for more info.

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Remembering Gene Campbell, 1949-2019

With heavy hearts, the staff and volunteers at RSVP-Northern Virginia, Volunteer Fairfax, Volunteer Arlington and Volunteer Alexandria and its partners,  sends its deepest condolences to RSVP volunteer Carol Campbell and her family and friends. Carol’s husband Gene Campbell of Alexandria,  also an RSVP volunteer,  passed away July 1, 2019, at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington,

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RSVP on the Radio with an NVSO Gold Medalist Listen to it here!

In case you were not up early Sunday morning listening to iHeart’s radio’s great line up of community programming, here is your chance to listen to a replay of the show that features  Nick Garito, a gold medalist with the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics and RSVP’s and the NVSO’s Rob Paine being interviewed by Bernie

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Find Out Why Volunteering and the Senior Games Go Hand in Hand

RSVP-Northern Virginia and The Northern Virginia Senior Olympics are again partnering to offer Northern Virginia seniors an outstanding opportunity to make new friends and stay both mentally and physically active while inspiring others to lead a healthy lifestyle. RSVP volunteer and NVSO gold medal diver Carol Mackela is featured in a new Fairfax County Channel

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Volunteer Opportunities in Northern Virginia for RSVP’ers in July

Welcome to  July!  RSVP-Northern Virginia has put together a variety of volunteer opportunities  for July and for early August provided by our partners and friends. Most are one time events that we hope you will find convenient  and fun! Not a member of RSVP-Northern Virginia yet? If you are 55 or better, please visit http://www.rsvpnova.org

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22 RSVP’ers Make JA project a success

Thank you to the 22 great RSVP volunteers who took part in our second June 2019 group service project which took place at Junior Achievement Finance Park in Fairfax, June 25. The volunteers unpacked partially-used classroom volunteer kits and sorted materials so they could be rebuilt into new kits. The project was lead by three

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The July Fairfax County Golden Gazette

If you are looking for an incredible source for information on aging in Fairfax County, you need not look much further than the Golden Gazette, produced monthly by the Fairfax County Division of Adult and Aging Services. Each month The Gazette is packed with interesting stories about inspiring seniors and features on different opportunities,  (including

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Free RSVP Seminar on Volunteering in Retirement, July 16, at The Red Cross

RSVP-Northern Virginia will hold a seminar on volunteering in retirement, Tuesday, July 16, at 10:30 a.m., at the American Red Cross National Capital Region office in Fairfax. The one-hour event is free and open to the public.   To sign up for the July 16 info session, you can sign up online by clicking July 16

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Still time to register for June 11 Info Session in McLean

If you are looking for volunteer opportunities that are healthy, social and fun, please be sure to take part in our next free info session at the Dolley Madison Library, at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 11 in McLean. RSVP, the region’s largest volunteer group for those 55-years or better, provides personalized support to those seeking

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