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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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RSVP welcomes its newest partner : The Shepherd’s Center of Oakton-Vienna

RSVP-Northern Virginia is happy to welcome its newest nonprofit partner, The  Shepherd’s Center of Oakton-Vienna. For a brief overview of the SCOV, please watch the video above.  The Shepherd’s Center of Oakton-Vienna is a volunteer-based organization that has been dedicated to providing life-enriching services to mature adults in the community since 1997. Through a wide variety of programs,

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August 2019 Fairfax Golden Gazette

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

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Volunteers needed for full-scale emergency exercise in Burke, July 19

Want to see public health emergency response in action and help your community? Want to see public health emergency response in action and help your community? Volunteer to participate in Capital Fortitude, a full-scale emergency exercise designed to evaluate the National Capital Region’s ability to dispense medication quickly in response to an anthrax attack. To

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RSVP on the iHeart Sunday

Volunteer sign up has begun for the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics and RSVP’s Rob Paine and NVSO multi-gold medal winner and bocce player Nick Garito of Fairfax will be on several local iHeart Radio stations on Sunday, July 7, to talk about the games and why you should get involved not only as a competitor

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Bingo in Falls Church with RSVP

Thank you to all of our volunteers who spread cheer earlier today at the Lewinsville Adult Day Health Care Center in Falls Church with our volunteer specialist  Carly Hubicki.  Our volunteers helped with today’s Bingo at the center and met with residents. Thank you to everyone who took part. Our photo above was taken by

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RSVP Partner Close-Up : Cornerstones

Story and Photos by Rob Paine, RSVP-Northern Virginia “The reason I love RSVP volunteers is because you guys have the work ethic and you have the life experience and the understanding; you know that everything is not black and white, there is a lot of grey. You bring that welcomed experience and knowledge from not

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Thank You December Monthly Group Service Project Volunteers!

RSVP – Northern Virginia would like to thank all the volunteers who took part in our RSVP Monthly Group Service Project at Cornerstones in Reston last week! Our volunteers helped prepare donated gifts that were distributed the next day,  part of Cornerstones’ annual “Gifts for Kids” Drive. In photo at top of post, from left,

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RSVP on iHeart – You can listen here!

Are you or  is someone you know nearing retirement and wondering “What am I going to do with the rest of my life?” Listen to RSVP-Northern Virginia‘s Carly Hubicki and RSVP volunteer engagement leader Ken Kozloff talk about how RSVP can help answer this big question during their appearance  on Sunday’s  iHeartMedia DC/Baltimore public affairs program.

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Throwback Thursday : RSVP down on the Farm at Frying Pan

Story and Photos by Rob Paine, RSVP-Northern Virginia As we near the end of the month, we would like to take a final look at our successful November RSVP group service project and meet and greet at Frying Pan Farm, November 1, in Herndon. For information and to register for our next RSVP Monthly Group

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The RSVP 2018-19 Holiday Guide is Here!

Thanks to RSVP Northern Virginia you can easily choose from dozens of holiday volunteer opportunities available through our partner agencies and nonprofits conveniently located throughout Northern Virginia by reading the 2018-19 Holiday Volunteering Guide Whether it is making sure children in need have holiday gifts and food in Alexandria or if it’s helping out a carriage

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