The Northern Virginia Senior Olympics kicked off its annual two weeks of competition this past weekend with the great support of RSVP volunteers. It is just the beginning of a busy four weeks full of great RSVP volunteer opportunities. Thank you everyone for helping! The games continue thru Sept 28 and we still have some
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. See below for more
By Rob Paine, RSVP Northern Virginia Outreach and Marketing Specialist Lead photo by Bob Baker RSVP-Northern Virginia volunteer Ken Kozloff doesn’t just enjoy leaving his comfort zone, he thrives on it. Ken Kozloff began his volunteer career before retirement. The Springfield, Va., resident who turned 72 in August, says he had no experience working with
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
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.
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.
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
By Rob Paine, RSVP Marketing and Outreach Specialist Welcome to August ! RSVP-Northern Virginia has put together list of volunteer opportunities for August and a little beyond 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
Story by Rob Paine This story originally appeared in the Senior section of the Fairfax County Times, July 26, 2019 A bocce bug leads a former Capitol policeman to six gold medals Retired U.S. Capitol policeman Nick Garito of Fairfax first caught the bocce bug at a festival in Rockville twelve years ago. Upon his