Current RVA News & Events:
The RVA Spring Meeting & BBQ Social is set for Saturday, April 22nd, from 11:30am to 1:30pm. We will gather at the Rec Center's new covered outdoor Terrace to hold a brief business meeting and share a meal catered by former Yell Leader Roy May '15 of GoodBull BBQ. Lunch is complimentary for each RVA member and one guest. Additional guests are $10 and payment will be accepted in cash or check on the day of the event. Recommended parking is in the West Campus Garage.
To reserve your meal(s), email firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, April 12th and provide the following:
• Your Name and Class Year
• Total # in Your Party Attending Lunch
After we wrap up, you might like to take in a 2pm baseball game next door at Blue Bell Park and watch the Aggies BTHO Tennessee! WHOOP! Reserved group seating was not available for this game, but you can purchase general admission tickets online at this link: Aggie Baseball vs Tennessee
This Spring RVA event is a benefit of your membership and a way for us to say "Thanks & Gig 'em" for your loyal support! If you have not yet joined or renewed your RVA membership for 2017, you can do so now with a minimum donation of $50! Join the RVA
We hope to see you in Aggieland on April 22nd for this opportunity to reconnect with your RV buddies, meet fellow RVA members and current RV cadets, and show support for the Ross Volunteer Company.
Order RVA Merchandise Online:
The Ross Volunteer Association has partnered with Core Image Group, a College Station based company, to provide online purchase of RVA apparel. Orders can be delivered to your address or picked up on your next visit to Aggieland.
Join or Renew RVA Membership for 2017:
Please take time to join the RVA or renew your RVA Membership for 2017. We hope you will consider your RVA membership an important part of your annual giving, knowing the RV Company directly benefits from your involvement and donations. The RV Company Cadet Commander and RV Company Military Advisor are present at the RVA Leadership meetings to allow for direct communication between the RVA and the RV Company and ensure priority needs are identified and met.
All RV alumni are invited and encouraged to join the association. The Ross Volunteer Association is a 501(c)(3) corporation and membership donations to the RVA are tax deductible. Use the 'Renew or Join the RVA' link to the above right on this webpage to join online or select 'Download a Membership Form' to join via mail. Direct any questions to the Membership Committee Chair, George Stokes '63 at RVA@corpsofcadets.org.
In Memory and In Honor Gifts to the Ross Volunteer Association:
In Memory Gifts are a special way to memorialize an RV or anyone special to you who has passed away. In Honor Gifts are a special way to recognize, acknowledge, or show appreciation to an RV or other important person in your life on a special occasion such as an anniversary, birthday, graduation, or other appropriate event . When a Memorial or Honor gift is received by the RVA, a letter is sent to the donor(s) to acknowledge the gift, as well as to any individual(s) the donor indicates should receive an acknowledgment. This may include the family of the deceased or the person being honored. The amount of the gift is not revealed in the acknowledgement.
Mail your Memorial or Honor Gift to:
Ross Volunteer Association
c/o George Stokes '63
PO Box 12066
College Station, TX 77842
In your communication, please include your name, address, and phone number, as well as the name of the person you are memorializing or honoring (if an Aggie and/or an RV, please provide class year). Finally, remember to include the name and address of anyone you wish to receive an acknowledgement of your gift.
For more information, contact George Stokes at 979-828-0099.
2016-2017 RV & RVA Events:
October 7th - RV Participation in the Distinguished Alumni Gala
October 9th - RV Induction Banquet for the Class of 2018
October 10th - RV Weapons Run
October 15th - RV Participation in Houston Consular Ball
October 30th - RVA Fall Meeting and Duncan Brunch @ 11:00am (Rally to the Guidons Weekend)
December 4th - RV Company Marches in B/CS Holiday Parade
February 11th - RV Platoons Perform at Aggieland Saturday
February 25th - RV Trees & Meatballs March in Conroe 'Go Texan' Parade
February 26th - 28th - RV Company Mardi Gras Trip / Rex Parade
April 1st - RV Participation in Corps Hall of Honor Gala
April 8th - RV Company Family Weekend Performance and Change of Command
April 21st - Aggie Muster, Reed Arena
April 22nd - RVA Spring Meeting & BBQ Social followed by Aggie Men's Baseball vs Tennessee
April 28th - RV Company Marches in Fiesta Battle of Flowers Parade, San Antonio
May 3rd - RV Spring Ball
2017 Ross Volunteer Association Board of Directors:
Justin Curtsinger '06, President
Houston Richards '10, Past President
Mandy Scott '87, President Elect
Dick Ghiselin '60, Director
Kyle McNeely '74, Director
Jim Richards '69, Director
Col. Glenn Starnes '81, RV Company Advisor
Zeb Hornbuckle '17, RV Company Commander
Ross Volunteer Association Committee Chairs:
Bill Walker '73, Finance Committee
George Stokes '63, Membership Committee
Mandy Scott '87, Communications Committee
Justin Curtsinger '06, History and Archives Committee