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
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By Rob Paine, RSVP Northern Virginia Outreach and Marketing Specialist Lead photo by Bob Baker RSVP-Northern Virginia volunteer Ken Kozloff doesn’t just enjoy leaving his comfort zone, he thrives on it. Ken Kozloff began his volunteer career before retirement. The Springfield, Va., resident who turned 72 in August, says he had no experience working with
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
Volunteers are needed for the annual Virginia Native American Festival held at RSVP-Northern Virginia partner Riverbend Park in Great Falls,Saturday, September 7th. It is Riverbend’s biggest event of the year and volunteer support will be essential. To volunteer, register here! https://volunteer.fairfaxcounty.gov/custom/1380/#/opp_details/179833 The park will again be providing a shuttle from Colvin Run Mill to the
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
Photos by RSVP-Northern Virginia Volunteer Engagement Leader Lou Coglianese Thank you to the two dozen RSVP volunteers who filled the halls and conference room of Volunteer Fairfax in Fairfax City Saturday morning, packing backpacks for local school children during RSVP’s monthly group service project performed in support of RSVP partner FACETS’ Back to School
By Rob Paine, RSVP Marketing and Outreach Specialist Welcome to August ! RSVP-Northern Virginia has put together list of volunteer opportunities for August and a little beyond 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
The newest Golden Gazette is out! The Golden Gazette is published each month by the Fairfax County Adult and Aging Services. It is one of the most comprehensive publications in the area that covers events and topics seniors care about. This month’s edition includes a story on The Lions Club, tips on how to wrangle the ton of trash
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