Posted on: February 8, 2016

SmartAsset.com Ranks St. Cloud Sth Best Hockey Town In Country"

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St. Cloud is ranked eighth on the list, which was made for the second straight year by SmartAsset, which is a personal finance and technology company based in New York.

There are a number of factors that SmartAsset looks at when making up the list, but...Read on...

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Posted on: February 10, 2016

Alley Closed

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Please be advised that beginning Thursday, February 11, 2016, the alley between 5th and 6th Avenues North from St. Germain Street West and 1st Street North will be closed due to the parking ramp construction.
This alley closure is expected to last fo...Read on...

Posted on: February 9, 2016

7th Street SE Road Closure Update

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Please be advised that 7th Street SE between Lincoln Avenue SE and Kilian Boulevard will be closed until Monday, February 15, 2016, due to a water main break in the area.

Detours will be posted.

Posted on: February 3, 2016

1st Street North Lane Closure

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Please be advised that on Wednesday, February 10, 2016, and Thursday, February 11, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., the right eastbound traffic lane on 1st Street North between 6th Avenue North and the Mississippi River will be closed to accommodate ...Read on...

Posted on: November 18, 2015

5th Avenue North Closed

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Beginning on Monday, November 23, 2015, 5th Avenue North from West St. Germain Street to 1st Street North will be closed until further notice. This closure is for the parking ramp construction.

Detours will be posted.


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Posted on: February 5, 2016

Like the NEW City of St Cloud Aging Services Department Facebook Page Click the link for more det

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The City of St Cloud Aging Services Department (RSVP and Whitney Senior Center) is excited to announce we now have our own FACEBOOK PAGE!

Please go to www.facebook.com/CityOfStCloudMNAgingServices/ and “Like” us to show your support and to stay up to d...Click Here to Read More!

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Posted on: January 29, 2016

SAVE THE DATE for Move the Mall Walk for Volunteerism on April 23rd 2016 Click the link for info

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The Greater St. Cloud Area RSVP and Catholic Charities Central MN Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) are teaming up to host a fundraising walk! Both of our programs are proud members of the National Senior Corps.

The first annual “Move the Mall Walk for...Click Here to Read More!

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Posted on: January 14, 2016

The RSVP Readers Theater is looking for new members who love to read Click the Link to Learn More

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The RSVP Reader’s Theater is a group of enthusiastic volunteers (age 55 and better) dedicated to sharing their passion of reading with students, Kindergarten through 3rd grade. The Readers’ Theater casts in St. Cloud, Becker and Elk River are all looking ...Click Here to Read More!

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Posted on: January 7, 2016

Click the link to learn more about how Central MN is Standing Together to Prevent Falls

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Every twenty minutes an older adult in the United States dies from an unintentional fall (according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention) and many more are injured. Falls are one of the leading causes of death in older adults in the United Sta...Click Here to Read More!

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Posted on: December 30, 2015

RSVP Volunteers Give Throw Aways New Life Click the link to read more

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The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency estimated at least 3 million tons of solid waste was disposed of in 2013. They also estimate that with a greater emphasis laced on recycling, this number could be lowered by over 1 million tons.

In that spirit, ...Click here to read more

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Posted on: January 1, 2016

Make Volunteering with RSVP Your New Years Resolution Happy New Year from RSVP

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Have you been thinking about volunteering for quite some time? Make a New Year’s resolution to begin volunteering through RSVP! Call the RSVP office at (320)255-7295 to get started!

Visit the RSVP website to learn about all of the exciting volunteer op...Click Here to Read More!

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Posted on: December 8, 2015

RSVP volunteers donate their time to an ongoing pillow project at Fairview Northland Medical Center

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RSVP volunteers are involved in an ongoing Pillow Project at Fairview Northland Medical Center in Princeton, MN. These volunteers create pillows for patients being transferred out of the emergency room to another medical facility. Each pillow is machine e...Click here to read more

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Posted on: November 17, 2015

10 RSVP volunteers honor community veterans during the Veterans Day Parade Click to read more

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According to the Census Bureau, there are 21.8 million veterans of the United States armed forces as of 2014. Veteran’s Day is a day to honor and show our gratitude to these heroes; especially the 20,037 veterans living in Stearns, Benton and Sherburne co...Click here to read more

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Posted on: November 10, 2015

St Cloud Area RSVP accepts a grant from the Benton Telecommunications Foundation Click to read more

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The Greater St. Cloud Area RSVP graciously accepted a $9,195.00 grant from the Benton Telecommunications Foundation. This grant will used to provide mileage reimbursement for RSVP volunteers who live in Benton County. In 2014, 250 Benton County RSVP vol...Click here to read more

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Posted on: November 6, 2015

St Cloud Area RSVP staff met Wendy Spencer CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service

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The Greater St. Cloud Area RSVP staff had the pleasure of meeting Wendy Spencer, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, last week at the Minnesota Senior Corps Association Conference in St. Paul! It was an honor to meet someone who sha...Click here to read more

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Posted on: October 16, 2015

Read the new RSVP quarterly newsletter to get an update of what has been going on at RSVP

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CLICK THE LINK BELOW to read the RSVP quarterly newsletter to get an update of what has been going on at RSVP!

Click here for the RSVP Quarter 4 Newsletter
Posted on: October 1, 2015

RSVP Stands Together with Older Adults to Prevent Falls

Every twenty minutes an older adult in the United States dies from an unintentional fall (according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention) and many more are injured. Falls are one of the leading causes of death of older adults in the United Sta...Click here to read more!

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Posted on: September 2, 2015

Its Back to School time for Area Children….. and RSVP volunteers too

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RSVP is currently recruiting volunteers to go “back to school” as a volunteer for the 2015-2016 school year!

If you are ages 55 or better and you are interested in making a difference in your community schools please call the RSVP office at (320)255-7...Read on...

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Posted on: August 24, 2015

RSVP Volunteers Make an Immeasurable Impact on Academic Success for Local Children

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The National Education Association says that having kids practice reading will develop stronger skills and is a crucial component to becoming a good reader and the U.S. Department of Education did a study that discovered a positive correlation between tim...Click here to read more!

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Posted on: August 3, 2015

The Greater St. Cloud Area RSVP celebrates “Boomers Making a Difference Month”!

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August is “Boomers Making a Difference Month” around the nation! The Greater St. Cloud Area RSVP would like to thank and honor RSVP volunteers who are “boomers” and selflessly donate their time and talents to our community each day. In 2014, RSVP voluntee...Click here to read more!

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Posted on: July 16, 2015

Volunteering in your community can result in better physical and mental health! Click to read how!!

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Did you know that volunteering in your community can result in better physical and mental health? Many studies show that staying active and involved through volunteerism is good for your body and for your mind! These studies show that volunteering can dec...Learn more about RSVP

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Posted on: July 7, 2015

RSVP volunteers commit 7,107 hours of volunteer work to community schools during the 2015-2016 year

Last school year, 235 RSVP volunteers served 7,107 hours in our community schools. Alice Gombos, is a RSVP volunteer who served nearly 200 hours last school year in the kindergarten classrooms at Foley Elementary listening to students read, count, practic...Visit the RSVP website to read Alices article

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Posted on: January 11, 2016

New Year New You 2

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Resolve to discover (or rediscover) the arts! Whitney Senior Center has something for everyone- from German music to acrylic painting, from woodcarving to tap dancing. Check out Whitney Time Magazine for all Whitney has to offer!Learn more...

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Posted on: January 4, 2016

New Year New You

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Start the new year off right with a resolution to take better care of your body. There's always room for improvement no matter where you're at with your health & wellness journey. Whether you want to lose weight, eat healthier, or meet new people, Whitney...Discover all that Whitney has to offer!

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Posted on: January 1, 2016

Happy New Year

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Posted on: December 24, 2015

Happy holidays from Whitney Senior Center

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Posted on: December 22, 2015

Get a last minute gift for the senior in your life who has everything

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Still need something for an older adult family member or friend? Whitney Senior Center has great gifts for those who seem to have everything, and for those who just don't want more "stuff." A fitness center membership, personal training session(s), woodsh...Read on...

Posted on: December 22, 2015

Get a last minute gift for the senior in your life who has everything

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Still need something for an older adult family member or friend? Whitney Senior Center has great gifts for those who seem to have everything, and for those who just don't want more "stuff." A fitness center membership, personal training session(s), woodsh...Read on...

Posted on: December 15, 2015

Charter Communication Supports Whitney Seniors

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Charter Communication has been a longstanding supporter of Whitney Senior Center. The most recent donation is the result of Charter keeping in tune with community need and responding generously. We appreciate this company reaching out to Whitney Senior ...Read on...