Category: NVSO

There are still many great volunteer opportunities available for RSVP’ers in November

By Rob Paine, RSVP Marketing and Outreach Specialist    There is still a good part of November remaining and RSVP and its partners have plenty of social and convenient volunteer opportunities available. Below are a list of some of these  offerings. Not a member of RSVP-Northern Virginia yet? If you are 55 or better, please visit

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Opportunities in Northern Virginia for RSVP’ers in November and beyond

By Rob Paine, RSVP Marketing and Outreach Specialist    Welcome to November! November is a  month during which we express gratitude for our veterans (Veterans Day  is Nov. 11) and then of give thanks on Thanksgiving. RSVP-Northern Virginia has put together list of volunteer opportunities for November and into holiday season provided by our partners and

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Volunteer Opportunities in Northern Virginia for RSVP’ers in October 2019 and beyond

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

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Opportunities in Northern Virginia for RSVP’ers in October 2019 and beyond-Still time to sign up for VolunteerFest

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

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American Red Cross seeking screen team members

RSVP partner The American Red Cross is seeking volunteer screening team members at its Fairfax office. The next introductory screeners meeting  will take place October 3, 2019, from  10 a.m, – 1 p.m. at the. American Red Cross- National Capital Region , 8550 Arlington Blvd., Fairfax, VA 22031 New screening team members should schedule at least two  additional days a

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Pickleball Tournament in Arlington benefitting the Parkinson Foundation of the National Capital Area and Educate the Girls, Inc. Seeking Volunteers

The  Mid-Atlantic Open Pickleball Tournament taking place Oct. 5-6, 2019,  at the Thomas Jefferson Community Center in Arlington is seeking volunteers. This event is  largest sanctioned pickleball tournament in the Washington D.C. Area  with over 300 players, ages 12 to 80,  competing, according to the event’s organizer, Helen White of Arlington.  This is the fourth

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Thank you volunteers for helping make the opening of the 2019 Northern Virginia Senior Olympics a success!

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

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Volunteer Opportunities in Northern Virginia for RSVP’ers in September 2019 and beyond

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

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109-year-old NVSO medalist’s competitive spark still burns brightly

Last year Doris Woodring was the NVSO’s oldest competitor and oldest gold medal winner at 108.  She turned 109 in June and is currently honing her game to repeat her gold medal performance in Mexican Train Dominoes, September 19th, in Falls Church. Click photo for full story.

Congratulations to Senior Volunteers John and Fran Lovaas

Last summer as part of our effort to promote volunteering for one of our RSVP partners, The Fairfax County Park Authority’s Farmers Market program, we did a feature on John and Fran Lovaas, two senior volunteers who manage the highly-acclaimed Reston Farmers Market at Lake Anne. You can view the report by clicking the video

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