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
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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
There is still time to register to support the largest annual senior event in the area, the 2019 Northern Virginia Senior Olympics. There are about a dozen opportunities available for the NVSO’s opening day on Sept. 14 and several spots open for its swimming event the following Friday. All volunteers will receive a free event
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.
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