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
The RSVP-Northern Virginia Monthly e-news update for September has been published. If you did not receive your copy in your email, you can view it right here The RSVP Update is one of the best ways to keep abreast of everything RSVP! This month’s issue includes a quick click list of volunteer opportunities, the
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
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.
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
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
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
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