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Volunteer opportunities still available for NVSO Opening Day and Swim meet

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

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Riverbend Park seeking volunteers for Virginia Native American Festival

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

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Volunteers needed at Green Spring Gardens’ Annual Fall Garden Day, Sept. 21

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. 

RSVP Volunteers Spread the Love in Falls Church

Story and Photos by Rob Paine, RSVP-Northern Virginia Love was in the air today at Chesterbrook Residences in Falls Church as close to 50 volunteers made almost 400 Valentine’s Day cards and care packages for local seniors during RSVP-Northern Virginia’s second annual Valentine’s Meet and Greet. The RSVP team would like to thank all of

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RSVP-Northern Virginia and MLK National Day of Service 2019

Thank you to all the wonderful RSVP-Northern Virginia volunteers who helped make events taking place in and around Monday’s Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service a big success. As RSVP-Northern Virginia is a program of Volunteer Fairfax, Volunteer Arlington and Volunteer Alexandria, our volunteers and staff were mobilized to MLK Day weekend projects

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Nominations Sought for Fairfax RSVP- Northern Virginia Volunteer of the Year

It’s awards season! From the Golden Globes to the Oscars, outstanding artists are being recognized for their great work. Locally, RSVP-Northern Virginia sponsors’ Volunteer Fairfax, Volunteer Arlington and Volunteer Alexandria recognize those who excel in the art of making a difference: our volunteers. This week Volunteer Fairfax opened nominations for the 2019 Fairfax County Volunteer

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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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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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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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