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RSVP Of Northeast Kansas To Thank Area First Responders

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RSVP of Northeast Kansas is honoring First Responders, including law enforcement, firemen, E.M.T. and ambulance personnel among others in September. Volunteers will deliver goodies throughout Marshall and Washington Counties thanking our local hero’s. In honor of the anniversary of 9/11, RSVP of Northeast Kansas’ volunteers are thanking our local First Responders by delivering treats to their monthly meetings and their ... Read More »

Can you volunteer this week?

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This week is National Volunteer Week and everyone is encouraged to volunteer, whether it’s at school, a nursing home or hospital, cleaning up the city park, working at your local food pantry, or helping out the American Red Cross. The Red Cross volunteers teach first aid, CPR, and swimming lessons, Respond to disasters, support blood drives, and help members of the ... Read More »

Harveyville Volunteer Response to begin Thursday, March 1

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Persons wishing to volunteer their assistance in Harveyville need to report to Mission Valley School, 12913 Mission Valley Road, Eskridge, Kan., beginning at 9 a.m. Thursday, March 1. Volunteers will need to complete liability release forms, receive a wrist band and attend a safety briefing. Once these are completed, volunteers will be staged for transportation to Harveyville. The first transport ... Read More »

National Senior Corps Week

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September 19-23, 2011 is National Senior Corps Week. Senior Corps is made up of three unique volunteer programs that are funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). Locally, these programs are the Foster Grandparent Program and the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program or RSVP. RSVP of Northeast Kansas is a very strong non-profit program in Marshall and ... Read More »

RSVP Leaving Brown And Nemaha Counties

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Effective January 1st, RSVP of Northeast Kansas will no longer serve Brown and Nemaha counties.  RSVP Board President Jada Ackerman said the decision is because of the inability to find funding in the counties, as well as the cost of travel.    Ackerman said that the board has been discussing for some time. Nemaha County residents will continue to have access to ... Read More »

KDOT celebrates 20 yrs of volunteer road clean-up

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Kansas benefits from 20 years of AAH program More than 31,000 bags of trash – that’s just an average of what Adopt-A-Highway groups in Kansas remove from along roadways each year. This number is a rough estimate by the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT), that sponsors the program, taking the number of groups and multiplying them by an average of ... Read More »