This issue includes :
Free Lunch & Learn Jan. 9 : Senior Living Answer Man
Volunteering in NOVA on MLK day
Nominations RSVP'er of Year
RSVP's New Timesheet
Spaces still available for special RSVP Lunch & Learn,Thursday, Jan. 9, sponsored by The Mather in Tysons Corner with Steve Gurney, founder of the Retirement Living SourceBook . Sign up now at January Lunch & Learn Have questions about what is trending in senior living? You will not want to miss this event. Lunch provided courtesy of The Mather Pre-registration is required for this event.
You have a variety of volunteer opportunities to choose from on Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

For information on Volunteer Fairfax's Give Together: A Family Volunteer Day, visit RSVP Volunteers at Give Together on the RSVP blog.

To serve at Volunteer Arlington's MLK Day of Service: "A Day On, Not A Day Off"! visit Volunteer Arlington MLK
Did you know RSVP has a new and improved volunteer time sheet for 2020? Read about the new timesheet and download a copy by visiting New RSVP Timesheet.
Keep "social" with RSVP, visit our blog at RSVP is also on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn.
Shelley Brosnan was Fairfax's top RSVP volunteer last year. Who will it be in 2020?
RSVP and Volunteer Fairfax are accepting nominations for Volunteer Fairfax's RSVP Fairfax RSVP volunteer thru Jan. 20. Have someone in mind, contact RSVP Program Manager Brandi Morris at
Thank you for your great work in December!
Photo galleries of RSVP'ers making a difference
From packing holiday food packs to caroling at Insight Memory Care, RSVP'ers were busy taking part in group service projects. To see more photos about the packing project, please visit Food power packs . To view photos of the holiday caroling visit to Insight visit Insight RSVP holiday caroling photos (photo by Brandi Morris/RSVP)
Please welcome our newest RSVP-Northern Virginia volunteers who joined us in December, they are:Cheryl Gaskill, Margie Heins, Carol Phillips, Austin Bailey, Kim Chu, Bill Gibson, Michael Gutermuth, Richard Kaminski, Eileen Kelly, Carol Leigh,Chris Loda, Mary Lee Loda, Claudia Mattox, Patricia O’Brien and Mary Williamson. Welcome! Thanks for choosing RSVP!
RSVP's newest podcast featuring Fairfax volunteer Jim Waller : Listen here
In addition to volunteering with the Literacy Council of Northern Virginia , Jim is a regular volunteer at JA Finance Park and also volunteers at the Fairfax County Park Authority’s Colvin Run Mill. Jim is joined on the podcast by Amy Tristan of LCNV. Thanks Jim for sharing your time and talents.
More news for the 55+ Set If you're a senior in Fairfax, another resource for up-to-date news is the Fairfax Golden Gazette. Read the January issue here.
Do you know someone 55 "or better" that would enjoy the benefits of being part of RSVP-Northern Virginia?
Please tell them about our next RSVP "Art of Volunteering in Retirement " seminars taking place Jan. 15 in Falls Church and on Feb. 3 in McLean. Below are the sign up links for each event or you can have them call Shannon at 703-403-5360. Thanks for spreading the word!
Would you like to help spread financial literacy? JA Finance Park has released its volunteer needs list for January and February. See the openings here.
The RSVP team wishes everyone a very happy and prosperous 2020. Thank you for all your fantastic work in 2019. 
Our partner Fairfax County Volunteer Solutions has a variety of fun volunteer experiences available. See the list on our blog by clicking Volunteer Solutions Opportunities .
This e-newsletter was designed, written, edited and photographed (except where noted) by RSVP Marketing and Outreach Specialist Rob Paine. Please email your story ideas to