Where Volunteers Make a Difference

2016 Volunteer Appreciation Event
"Peace, Love and Volunteering"
Salute to the Sixties!

RSVP's 44th annual Volunteer Appreciation Event is set for Thursday, October 20, 2016.  This year's event will be held at Doubledays Restuarant, located at 4586 Baxter Road, Cottage Grove, Wisconsin.

The event will run from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, and will feature a delicious lunch, volunteer recognition, door prizes and lots of great 60s music by the band Universal Sound.  Volunteers who have reported hours in the last year will receive invitations by mail in September.

The following dedicated volunteers will be recognized at the event.  We congratulate them, and thank them for their generous service to their communities.  They have made a difference!

2016 President’s Lifetime Achievement Award
(Given for 4000 or more hours of service)

  • Phyllis Johnson, Verona
  • Elizabeth Derleth, Madison
  • Patricia Berman, Oregon
  • Robert Hillner, Madison
  • Nancy Womack, Madison
  • Betty Burmeister, Madison
  • Michael Tomski, Madison
  • Gail Kluever, Oregon
  • Joanne Bunge, Madison
  • Barb Schoenberg, Verona
  • Tom Thousand, Dane
  • Lorene Webber, Monona

 2016 RSVP Length of Service Award
(Given for achieving 20 consecutive years of service)
Gladys Hartwig, Madison
Everett Johnson, Verona
Phyllis Johnson, Verona
Frederick Kruger, Oregon
Rosemary Lee, Waunakee
Charles Spelbring, Sun Prairie
Marcia Holman, Madison
Paul Kusuda, Madison
Kay Schoonmaker, Sun Prairie
Ralph Stromquist, Oregon

Thank You Sponsors!

We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the following corporate sponsors who support our volunteers and our appreciation event.  Follow the links to our Diamond and Silver sponsors' web sites.

Diamond Sponsor

Madison Gas and Electric Logo

Silver Sponsors

Custer Financial Services
Oakwood Lutheran Senior Ministries
UW Health

Bronze Sponsors

Mike and Barbara Foley
Group Health Cooperative
Herb Kohl Charities
Meriter Hospital
Oak Park Place
Sub-Zero Foundation
US Bank
Wegner CPAs