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RSVP Tribute Day 2013

BodyWorldsOver the past year, 900+ Erie County's RSVP volunteers have given more than 134,000+ hours in service to our community! THANK YOU! Tribute Day is in recognition of all of you, and what you do! 

RSVP site the Buffalo Museum of Science hosted the 2013 event, and the theme was Volunteer Vitality, in conjunction with all the health benefits of volunteering and visiting exhibit BodyWorlds Vital.  Much thanks to Jodi Protas and all the crew at the Buffalo Museum of Science for kind hospitality and excellent assistance!


  regist help   auction items
Friendly volunteers welcomed almost
300 attendees.
   RSVP volunteers Gail and Patty helped out with the big day!   Donated prizes could be won by
lucky RSVP volunteers!
donations   food   consult
 Almost 50 lucky volunteers went home with prizes!   A luncheon of assorted wraps, pasta salad, chips from Emerson High School students, and healthy apples donated by Mayer Brothers.   Beth from Catholic Health reviews results with RSVP volunteer Ray.
mealtime   happy diners   Allfourone
 Rave reviews to the Emerson students who prepared lunch were heard all around!   Lunchtime is a great opportunity to catch up with friends, or make new ones!   A patriotic song by All Four One barbershop quartet.
birds of a feather   zoocritters   zoo meets vols
 .An RSVP volunteer had a "close encounter of the bird kind" during Tribute Day!    Zoo docents brought along some "friends" for RSVP volunteers to meet - here's Timmy the box turtle.    Did you know skinks have ears and legs, but otherwise quite resemble snakes? Now RSVP vols are "in the know"
jumprope    bonedensitytest    desserts
 91 year old RSVP volunteer Ann Constantino inspired everyone with her volunteer vitality    Bone density tests were donated by Catholic Health System.   Eclairs donated by Rich Products, baked goods by Tops, and beverage by Wendy's ensured a delicious end to the meal. 
 flushot    seniorsmuseum    enjoy musuem
 Flu shots given by Independent Nursing Care help protect volunteers throughout the whole season!     Interactive displays at museum get
RSVP attendees involved!
   Attendees enjoyed ALL the exhibits and attractions offered by our wonderful Museum of Science