Tag: In the News

RSVP Info session coming soon to Sherwood Regional Library

Thank you to everyone who attended Carly’s RSVP NOVA info session for new volunteers in Burke Centre earlier this week. For those who live in Alexandria or in the nearby Mount Vernon section of Fairfax County, Carly will be holding another free seminar on senior volunteerism, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, from 10:30 AM to 11:30

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The RSVP 2018-19 Holiday Guide is Here!

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

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Volunteers Needed for Lane’s Mill Clean-Up

The Historic Sites Volunteer Corps is looking for volunteers to help with a landscape clean-up at Lane’s Mill, Saturday, Nov. 10 from 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Located at the confluence of two streams, this cultural site is at risk of further damage by flood waters. Clearing the overgrowth and invasive plants will help the

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“When she comes in, you know it’s going to be a good day.” Meet RSVP’er Celia Boertlein

RSVP Northern Virginia helped Celia Boertlein find her niche. Celia, honored in October as Volunteer Alexandria’s RSVP Volunteer of the Year, says she found out about RSVP while volunteering with New Hope Housing. “I got involved with RSVP through New Hope Housing initially and found that RSVP had volunteer positions open at Huntley Meadows, which

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RSVP Northern Virginia Volunteer Photography Corps and NVSO 2018

This year, courtesy of  the new RSVP Northern Virginia Volunteer Photography Corps, which consisted of 17 volunteer photographers from the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at George Mason University, the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics enjoyed unparalleled photo coverage in addition to the great work it regularly receives from RSVP veteran photographer Ron Staley. RSVP would like

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Preparing for Florence

It is going to be a wet week.  Volunteer Fairfax needs your help. As of the morning of Sept. 11, 2018,  Hurricane Florence is currently a category 4 between the Bahamas and Bermuda looking to come to the U.S. shoreline somewhere along the Virginia and South Carolina coasts late Thursday or early Friday. It is

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Save the Date : Arlington Cares, July 24

Arlington Cares, celebration of volunteerism, held by Volunteer Arlington, is scheduled to take place a week from today, Tuesday, July 24, 2018, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association,4301 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington At this free event, Volunteer Arlington will recognize its 2018 award winners as well as community volunteers

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Living Healthy Longer on the Air with the NVSO and RSVP

If you just  can’t wait until Sunday morning to hear Janet and Emily and Andre on  iHeart radio talk about volunteering and competing at the upcoming  Northern Virginia Senior Olympics, take a listen today to  RSVP-Northern Virginia volunteer specialist Carly Hubicki’s appearance with NVSO gold medalist and RSVP volunteer Carol Mackela (center) one of the

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