The Brattleboro Memorial Hospital has many different kinds of volunteer positions available all the time. RSVP currently has ten volunteers at BMH. Give us a call at 254-7515 if you are thinking this might be a good way to get involved in the volunteer community and we will introduce you to BMH. http://www.bmhvt.org/careers/volunteers
Corey's just put the finishing touches on her September and October Newsletter. Here it is if you'd like to take a look. Of course, she'll be mailing it out to all the regulars. Some upcoming events to look forward to, you're welcome to bring family and friends to all! Sept 7th - Medicare Bootcamp, for those new to Medicare. Free, located at RSVP Ascutney office, call 800-642-5119 for more information or to register. Sept 12th, 2pm - New Volunteer Orientation. Located at RSVP Ascutney office Sept 16-18th - Black River Good neighbor Services Fall Rummage Sale. Located at the Fletcher Farm on VT RT 103 in Ludlow. Sept 23rd, 4-6pm - Windsor County RSVP Birthday Party! Celebrating a year at our
Elliot Greenblott, Vermont’s director of the AARP Fraud Watch Network, will give a free talk about "Cons, Scams and Fraud" and how to protect yourself from them at the Wilmington Memorial Hall on Main St. TODAY (August 18) at 3:00pm. Read an interesting article from the AARP on this growing trend in fraud, often aimed specifically at seniors. http://www.aarp.org/money/scams-fraud/info-2015/aarp-fraud-protection-fighters.html
Windsor RSVP Coordinator, Corey Mitchell, and Volunteer Claire Pullinen from Springfield had a great time at the Ludlow Farmer's market this past week. They said the people and food were fantastic! Here's a photo of Claire and a potential new RSVP Volunteer graciously posing for our shameless promotion!
If you are a senior or have a disability and live in the Deerfield Valley area, you have some transportation options. Click on the links to see the different routes. There is a route serving Bennington too. RSVP is always looking for volunteer drivers to help local non-profits get people to their appointments.
Despite the downpour, we had a great time at our Volunteer Recognition today in Bennington! Here are some photo's of the event, feel free to tag yourself if you're in the picture. Thank you to St. Peter's for the wonderful space, and all of the volunteers that made it possible! I think we'd get the gold medal if we competed for best volunteers! #SeniorCorps #SeniorVolunteers #VolunteerRecognition