Registration for competitors and volunteers who would like to take part in the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics continues thru Aug. 31. For more information please visit http://www.rsvpnova.org. If you enjoy track and field events, the NVSO is currently seeking volunteers to manage its field event program at Falls Church High. Call 703-403-5360 for more info.
In case you were not up early Sunday morning listening to iHeart’s radio’s great line up of community programming, here is your chance to listen to a replay of the show that features Nick Garito, a gold medalist with the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics and RSVP’s and the NVSO’s Rob Paine being interviewed by Bernie
Welcome to July! RSVP-Northern Virginia has put together a variety of volunteer opportunities for July and for early August 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 or better, please visit http://www.rsvpnova.org
Thank you to the 22 great RSVP volunteers who took part in our second June 2019 group service project which took place at Junior Achievement Finance Park in Fairfax, June 25. The volunteers unpacked partially-used classroom volunteer kits and sorted materials so they could be rebuilt into new kits. The project was lead by three
RSVP-Northern Virginia will hold a seminar on volunteering in retirement, Tuesday, July 16, at 10:30 a.m., at the American Red Cross National Capital Region office in Fairfax. The one-hour event is free and open to the public. To sign up for the July 16 info session, you can sign up online by clicking July 16
Seventeen enthusiastic and energetic RSVP-Northern Virginia volunteers hit the ground digging Thursday morning, June 6, at the Fairfax County Park Authority’s Green Spring Gardens Park, located between Annandale and Alexandria in Fairfax County. Story & photos by Rob Paine, RSVP-Northern Virginia Outreach and Marketing Specialist The volunteers spent three hours clearing brush and weeds from
RSVP-Northern Virginia is proud to announce it has hired a new volunteer specialist, Brandi Morris of Springfield, Va. Brandi has extensive experience in volunteer and event management, according to RSVP-Northern Virginia program manager Janet Davison. “As a long time volunteer herself, Brandi truly appreciates the importance matching every volunteer with their ideal opportunity,” Janet says.
The staff of RSVP-Northern Virginia would like to congratulate the thirty RSVP volunteers who earned The President’s Volunteer Service Award this year. The names of the honorees were announced in a ceremony held during RSVP’s annual recognition lunch held this year at Burke Lake Park in Fairfax County in May. Several of the honorees attended
RSVP-Northern Virginia will be a holding a group service project at the beautiful Green Spring Gardens, Thursday, June 6, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. To register for this hands on event, please visit RSVP Green Spring Gardens Service Project . You can also register by calling RSVP at 703-403-5360. Green Spring Gardens, operated by
Photos and story by Rob Paine, RSVP-Northern Virginia You don’t have to sell Shelley Brosnan on the concept that volunteers make a difference. She’s seen it first-hand. Shortly after becoming a member of RSVP-Northern Virginia three years ago, the retired senior business administrator was staffing an outreach table at the annual 50+ Expo held in
Another group of RSVP-Northern Virginia volunteers were in the headquarters of Volunteer Fairfax today helping the Volunteer Fairfax staff prepare for next week’s big event, the 27th Annual Fairfax County Volunteer Service Awards scheduled for Wednesday, April 24, in Springfield. RSVP and Volunteer Fairfax would like to thank all of our volunteers who have pitched