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The 2018 RSVP Volunteer Recognition Breakfast was held on May 23, 2019, at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel were 150 wonderful RSVP volunteers were able to attend.

The RSVP Recognition Breakfast sponsors included:
o Dutchess County Office for the Aging
o Fidelis Care New York
o MVP Health Care
o Wingate of Fishkill
o Archcare at Ferncliff Nursing Home
o Central Hudson Gas & Electric
o The Pines of Poughkeepsie
o Tompkins Mahopac Bank and Tompkins Financial Advisors
o Vassar Brothers Hospital
o Vassar-Warner Home
o Williams Lumber & Home Center
o Royal Carting Service Company
o Ulster Savings Bank

We also held a special raffle with wonderful prizes that were donated by local businesses. There were 17 lucky winners of these gifts. In addition, purchasers of the One Ringy Dingy Raffle Special still have three chances to win a prize from the RSVP Annual Grand Prize Drawing which will take place on September 12, 2019!

Speaking of the RSVP Annual Grand Prize Drawing, there is still a chance to purchase your ticket at the Dutchess County Office for the Aging Senior Picnics. Look for the RSVP table. If you do not plan on attending one of the picnics, but would like to purchase tickets, please contact JoAnn Hickman, at (845) 452-5104 x101 or
Click on the link to learn about News for Seniors provided to you by The County of Dutchess. Golden Living

We were also entertained by Robin Blue-Brown with her beautiful voice, singing the National Anthem by Francis Scott Key, and the song Hero, by Mariah Carey.

We were amused by Suzanne Turrisi, with her Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In’s Lily Tomlin-Like comedic skit, called “One Ringy Dingy”, which recognized the 34 member organizations, called RSVP Stations

Over the past year, RSVP volunteers in our stations have been very bus

Literacy volunteers helped numerous Hudson Valley families read, write and reach their potential in 2018.

Loving Hands were busy creating wonderful handmade blankets, hats, and more!

Beacon Friendship Center filled holiday stockings for local delivery.