News & Events

News

Martinsville Bulletin – How will I know when its time to stop  May 16, 2018

Warrenton Lifestyle Magazine – Arriving Safe and Sound  October 13, 2017

Age in Action Newsletter – Older Drivers  Fall 2017

RappNews – To GrandDriver’s Lecture we Go  December 23, 2016

DMV News Release – Virginians May Sign up For Emergency Contact Program at DMV January 5, 2016

The Daily Progress – Seniors fitted for safe driving through CarFit program November 18, 2015

DMV News Release – Children left in hot vehicles are at great risk of death or injury- The elderly and pets are also vulnerable to heatstroke – August 4, 2015

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety – Rx for Safety – July 10, 2015

NBC12 – How to start a conversation about giving up a driver’s license due to age  – April 27, 2015

The Detroit Bureau – Golden Age of Drivers: 50-year-olds hit highest level ever – March 27, 2015

The Daily Progress – License renewal process updated – January 29, 2015

The Southwest Times – New DMV laws affect older drivers – January 5, 2015

 

 

Events

EASTERN VIRGINIA

CarFit  Thursday, May 3, 2018  from 10:00am – 12:00pm, AAA Williamsburg CarFit event, 6517 Richmond Road, Williamsburg  ** Please call Katherine Beachboard, 757-233-2889 for an appointment.

GrandDriver  Friday, May 4, 2018 from 9:30am – 12:00pm, Senior Center of York- Health Fair, 5314 George Washington Memorial Hwy, Yorktown  **Please call Minnie Sippio, 757-890-4102 for more information

CarFit  Monday, May 7, 2018  from 9:30am – 12:00pm, Ivy Memorial Baptist Church CarFit event, 2200 Coliseum Drive, Hampton    ** Please call Minnie Sippio, 757-890-4102  for an appointment.

GrandDriver  Wednesday – Thursday, May 22 -24, 2018 from 8:00am – 5:00pm, DMV Highway Safety Office- State Transportation Safety Summit, Founders Inn, Virginia Beach  ** Please call for more information.

GrandDriver  Thursday, May 24, 2018  from 11:30am – 12:30pm, The Crossings Senior Living, 3540 Victory Blvd, Yorktown  **Please call for more information.

GrandDriver  Wednesday, May 30, 2018  from 10:00am – 1:00pm, Simon JCC- National Health & Safety Day, 5000 Corporate Woods Dr, Virginia Beach  **Please call for more information.

GrandDriver  Thursday, May 31, 2018  from 8:00am – 3:00pm, Bon Secours Successful Aging Forum, Hampton Roads Convention Center, 1610 Coliseum Drive, Hampton  **Please call for more information.

GrandDriver  Thursday, June 7, 2018  from 3:00pm – 4:00pm, Verena on the Reserve, Resident seminar, 100 Reserve Way, Williamsburg **Please call for more information.

GrandDriver  Thursday, June 21, 2018  from 2:00pm – 3:00pm, Harbor’s Edge Senior Living, Resident seminar, 1 Colley Avenue, Norfolk **Please call for more information.

GrandDriver  Friday, June 22, 2018 from 8:00am – 12:00pm, Senior Advocate- Senior Services Seminar, Gethsemane Church, 1317 E. Brambleton Ave, Norfolk** Please call Stephanie Smith 757-645-6364 for more information.

GrandDriver  Wednesday, July 11, 2018  from 11:00am – 12:00pm, John Knox Tower, Resident Lunch and Learn, 1210 Colonial Avenue, Norfolk **Please call for more information.

GrandDriver  Friday, July 27, 2018 from 8:00am – 12:00pm, Senior Advocate- Senior Services Seminar, Liberty Baptist Church, 1021 Big Bethel Road, Hampton  ** Please call Stephanie Smith 757-645-6364 for more information.

GrandDriver  Wednesday, September 19, 2018 from 8:00am – 5:00pm, DriveSmart Virginia-  Distracted Driving Summit,  Founder’s Inn, 5641 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach** Please call for more information.

GrandDriver  Tuesday, September 25, 2018 from 10:00am – 2:00pm, Norfolk Senior Support Services Summit,  Norfolk Scope, 201 E. Brambleton Avenue, Norfolk  ** Please call for more information.

GrandDriver  Wednesday, November 14, 2018 from 9:00am – 2:30pm, SSSEVA- The Art of Healthy Aging,  Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th Street, Virginia Beach  ** Please call 757-461-9481 for more information.

 

NORTHERN VIRGINIA

GrandDriver  Tuesday, May 1, 2018 from 10:00am – 2:00pm, Essex/Warsaw/Tappahannock Triad-  Senior Resource Day,  19622 Tidewater Trail, Tappahannock ** Please call for more information.

GrandDriver  Monday, May 14, 2018 from 10:00pm – 2:00pm, Prince William Chamber of Commerce Transitions Resources for Aging Gracefully, Sentara Hylton Education Center, 2300 Opitz Blvd, Woodbridge** Please call 571-765-7565 for more information

CarFit  Saturday, May 19, 2018  from 9:30am – 12:30pm, Fairfax County Triad, Pennino Building, 12011 Government Center Pkwy, Fairfax   ** Please call MPO Twombly, Fairfax County Police 703-352-2163 for an appointment.

GrandDriver  Tuesday, June 12, 2018  from 1:00pm – 2:00pm, King George Triad, Member seminar, 10445 Government Center Drive, King George **Please call Sgt Karen Richards 540-775-8492 for more information.

CarFit  Friday, June 8, 2018  from 9:00am – 12:00pm, Falcon’s Landing Retirement, 20522 Falcons Landing Circle, Sterling   ** Please call LeeAnne Philbin, Pinnacle Touch Home Care 703-352-1939 for an appointment.

GrandDriver  Wednesday, June 13, 2018 from 10:00am – 2:00pm, Partners in Aging-  Art of Aging Expo,  Fredericksburg Expo Center, 2371 Carl D Silver Parkway, Fredericksburg** Please call Pam Pell 571-330-2323 for more information.

CarFit  Wednesday, October 3, 2018  from 9:00am – 12:00pm, AAA Fredericksburg CarFit event, 2871 Plank Road, Fredericksburg   ** Please call Haley Glynn, AAA MidAtlantic Foundation 804-629-5651 for an appointment.

 

CENTRAL VIRGINIA

GrandDriver  Wednesday, May 2, 2018 from 8:30am – 12:300pm, Chesterfield Triad-  Shine the Light on Seniors,  Victory Tabernacle Church, 11700 Genito Road, Chesterfield ** Please call for more information.

GrandDriver  Thursday, May 17, 2018 from 8:30am – 12:30pm, Petersburg Triad-  Senior Resource Day,  10445 Government Center Blvd, King George** Please call 540-775-2049 for more information.

GrandDriver  Tuesday, June 12, 2018 from 1:00pm – 2:00pm, King George Triad Member Meeting,  Peabody Middle School, 725 Wesley Road, Petersburg** Please call for more information.

GrandDriver  Tuesday, June 19, 2018 from 10:00pm – 1:00pm, Fort Lee DCMA Health Fair,  3901 A Avenue, Bldg 10500, Fort Lee** Please call Jami Zanetta 804-734-2327 for more information.

GrandDriver  Tuesday, July 17, 2018  from 10:00am – 12:00pm, JenCare Health Senior Seminar, Resident seminar, Cavalier Senior Apartments, 50 Cavalier Drive,  Petersburg **Please call for more information.

GrandDriver  Wednesday-Thursday, September 19-20, 2018 from 8:00am – 5:00pm, Drive Smart Virginia- Distracted Driving Summit, Doubletree Hilton, 1021 Koger Center, Richmond   ** Please call Janet Brooking 804-323-3200 for more information.

CarFit  Friday, September 21, 2018  from 8:30am – 12:00pm, CrossRidge CarFit event, 3300 CrossRidge Glen Way, Glen Allen   ** Please call Haley Glynn, AAA MidAtlantic Foundation 804-629-5651 for an appointment.

GrandDriver  Thursday, September 27, 2018 from 9:00am – 3:00pm, City of Richmond Employee Health Fair, Greater Richmond Convention Center, 403 N 3rd St, Richmond  ** Please call Denise Heer 804-646-0007 for more information.

CarFit  Thursday, October 18, 2018  from 9:00am – 12:00pm, Chesterfield Triad CarFit event, Southminster Presbyterian Church, 7500 Hull Street, North Chesterfield   ** Please call for an appointment.

 

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA

GrandDriver  Friday, May 11, 2018 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm, Prince Edward  Triad Spring Event, Sports Arena, 1328 Zion Hill Road, Farmville** Please call Karla Ellington 434-298-6897 for more information

GrandDriver  Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 2:00pm – 3:00pm, Martinsville Triad, 3300 Kings Mountain Road, Martinsville** Please call for more information.

GrandDriver  Tuesday, August 21, 2018 from 11:30pm – 12:30pm, Roanoke Triad, Member meeting, 4428 Pheasant Ridge Road, Roanoke** Please call for more information.

 

NORTHWEST VIRGINIA

CarFit  Saturday, June 2, 2018 from 9:00am – 12:00pm, CarFit event at Valley Elementary School, 98 Panther Drive (Spring St entrance),  Hot Springs, VA   **Please Call Erin Roberts 540-839-7051 for more information.

GrandDriver  Thursday, July 12, 2018 from 2:00pm – 3:00pm, Bealeton Library OWLs Speaker Series, Bealeton Library, 10877 Willow Drive N. Bealeton ** Please call for more information.

CarFit  Saturday, August 4, 2018 from 9:30am – 12:30pm, CarFit event at Novant Health UVA Health Systems, 15225 Healthcote Blvd,  Haymarket   **Please Call Cathy Burkhardt 571-284-3378 for more information.