News & Events

News

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

Roanoke Times – DMV puts the brakes on elderly driver – December 9, 2014

DMV News Release – Dont leave your child, pet or elderly parents – June 17, 2014

 

Events

EASTERN VIRGINIA

GrandDriver  Wednesday, March 8, 2017 from 8:00am – 2:00pm, Peninsula Area Agency on Aging- Annual Community Forum on Aging,  Christopher Newport University, 1 Avenue of the Arts, Newport News ** Please call Randi Chew 757-933-2618, for more information.

GrandDriver  Tuesday – Wednesday, April 4 & 5, 2017 from 8:00am – 1:00pm, Chesapeake Sheriff’s Department- 29th Annual Senior Support Services Conference,  Chesapeake Conference Center, 700 Conference Center Drive, Chesapeake  ** Please call Deputy Jamie Fanelli 757-382-2879, for more information.

GrandDriver  Thursday, April 6, 2017 from 8:00am – 12:30pm, Peninsula Area Agency on Aging- Healthy Living Conference,  King of Glory Lutheran Church, 4897 Long Hill Road, Williamsburg ** Please call Minnie Sippio 757-890-3883, for more information.

CarFit  Thursday, May 4, 2017  from 9 am – 12 noon, Peninsula SALT CarFit event at Northside Christian Church, 1300 George Washington Memorial Highway, Yorktown,   ** Please call Minnie Sippio  757-890-3883 for an appointment.

GrandDriver  Friday, May 5, 2017 from 8:30am – 2:00pm, Norfolk Redevelopment Housing Authority- 6th Annual Health Fair,  1401 Ballentine Blvd, Norfolk ** Please call Sheila Brooks  757-623-1111, for more information.

GrandDriver  Wednesday, May 24, 2017 from 11:00am – 2:00pm, Hampton Senior Center, Senior Expo,  3501 Kecoughtan Road, Hampton  ** Please call 757-727-1601, for more information.

CarFit  Friday, June 16, 2017 from 10:00am – 2:00pm, AAA Tidewater CarFit event, 5366 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach  ** Please call Katharine Beachboard 757-233-3888 for more information.

CarFit  Tuesday, June 20, 2017 from 10:00am – 2:00pm, AAA Tidewater CarFit event, 3529 Bridge Road, Suffolk ** Please call Katharine Beachboard 757-233-3888 for more information.

 

NORTHERN VIRGINIA

GrandDriver  Saturday, April 1, 2017  from 10:00am – 2:00pm, Westmoreland Family & Senior Resource Fair, AT Johnson Building, 18849 Kings Highway, Montross  **Please call Julie Italiano 703-792-4501 for more information.

CarFit  Saturday, May 20, 2017  from 9:30am – 12:30pm, Fairfax County Police CarFit event, Pennino Building, 12011 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax  ** Please call MPO Wayne Trombly 703-324-5600 for more information.

GrandDriver  Wednesday June 14, 2017  from 9am – 2pm, Art of Aging Expo, Fredericksburg Convention Center, 2371 Carl D. Silver Parkway, Fredericksburg  ** Please call Pam Pell for more information

 

CENTRAL VIRGINIA

GrandDriver  Wednesday-Thursday, March 15 & 16, 2017  from 8:00am – 5:00pm, Virginia State SALT Council- State Triad Conference, Four Points Sheraton, 9901 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond  **Please call Mary Vail Ware 804-786-1088 for more information.

GrandDriver  Thursday, March 23, 2017  from 10:00am – 1:00pm, EngAGE Henrico, Henrico Advocate for the Aging- Henrico  Senior & Caregiver Expo, Deep Run Park Recreation Center, 9900 Ridgefield Parkway, Henrico **Please call Jelisa Turner 804-501-5065 for more information.

GrandDriver  Tuesday, March 28, 2017  from 10:00am – 2:00pm, Shady Grove YMCA- Active Older Adult Day, 11255 Nuckols Road, Henrico **Please call Shirley Foutz 804-270-3866 x4770 for more information.

CarFit  Wednesday, April 12, 2017  from 10:00am – 2:00pm, Richmond City Triad CarFit event at Huguenot Community Center, 7945 Forest Hill Avenue, Richmond,   ** Please call Donald Cook 804-646-3354 for an appointment.

GrandDriver  Monday, April 24, 2017 from 9:30am – 2:00pm, Prince George Triad- Senior Resource Day,  Unity Baptist Church, 4951 Mt. Sinai Road, Prince George ** Please call Christina Cobb 804-733-7963, for more information.

GrandDriver  Wednesday, May 3, 2017 from 7:30am – 12:45pm, Chesterfield Triad- 18th Annual Senior Day,  Victory Tabernacle Church, 11700 Genito Road, Midlothian ** Please call Debbie Leidheiser 804-768-7878, for more information.

CarFit  Wednesday, May 10, 2017  from 10:00am – 2:00pm, Richmond City Triad CarFit event at Huguenot Community Center, 7945 Forest Hill Avenue, Richmond,   ** Please call Donald Cook 804-646-3354 for an appointment.

GrandDriver  Tuesday-Thursday, May 16 & 18, 2017  from 8:00am – 5:00pm, DMV Highway Safety Summit, Four Points Sheraton, 9901 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond  **Please email Lori Rice lori.rice@dmv.virginia.gov for more information.

GrandDriver  Thursday, May 18, 2017 from 7:30am – 3:00pm, Petersburg Triad- Senior Resource Day,  Good Shepherd Baptist Church, 2223 South Crater Road, Petersburg  ** Please call Pam Davis 804-733-2369, for more information.

CarFit  Tuesday, May 23, 2017  from 9:00am – 12:00pm, Greater Richmond Senior Center CarFit event at Battery Park Christian Center, 4201 Brook Road, Richmond,   ** Please call Haley Glynn, AAA MidAtlantic Foundation 804-323-6512 for an appointment.

GrandDriver  Thursday, May 25, 2017 from 10:00am – 1:00pm, Powhatan Triad- Senior Resource Day,  Powhatan National Guard Armory, 276 Essaysons Road, Powhatan ** Please call Joan Doss 804-343-3000, for more information.

CarFit  Friday, June 9, 2017  from 9:00am – 12:00pm, Crossridge Retirement Pavillion CarFit event, 3300 Crossridge Glen Parkway, Glen Allen,   ** Please call Haley Glynn, AAA MidAtlantic Foundation 804-323-6512 for an appointment.

 

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA

GrandDriver  Friday, February 17, 2017  12:00pm – 2:00pm, Prince Edward County Triad- Senior Sweetheart Expo, 1328 Zion Hill Road, Farmville  **Please call Karla Ellington 434-298-6897 for more information.

 

NORTHWEST VIRGINIA

GrandDriver  Tuesday, June 27, 2017  from 10:00am – 11:00am, Aging Together, Fauquier  **Please call Carol Simpson 540-829-6405 for more information.