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, June 7, 2017 from 9:00am – 2:00pm, Hampton Triad, Senior Safety Expo,  North Hampton Community Center, 1435A Todds Lane, Hampton  ** Please call Lt. Alonzo Cherry 757-926-2540 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.

GrandDriver  Friday, June 26, 2017 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm, Paula Maria Village, Meet and Greet,  100 Martha Lee Drive, Hampton  ** Please call Wendy Carter 757-788-7185 for more information.

CarFit  Friday, August 11, 2017 from 9:00am – 12:00pm, Lake Prince Woods CarFit Event, 100 Anna Goode Way, Suffolk ** Please call Denise Brown 757-923-5513 for more information.

GrandDriver  Wednesday, November 1, 2017 from 9:00am – 2:30pm, Senior Services of Southeastern VA- The Art of Healthy Aging Forum & Expo, Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th Street, Virginia Beach ** Please call 757-461-9481 for more information.

 

NORTHERN VIRGINIA

 

GrandDriver  Tuesday June 6, 2017  from 9am – 1pm, NV Rides- Going Places: Safe Driving as you age, Reston Community Center, Hunter Woods, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston  ** Please call Gina Cocomello 703-537-3070 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

CarFit  Friday, June 23, 2017  from 9:00am – 12:00pm, Eastern Virginia Career College CarFit Event, 10304 Spotsylvania Avenue, Fredericksburg  ** Please call Brenda Baynham 540-373-2200 for more information.

 

CENTRAL VIRGINIA

 

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.

CarFit  Friday, July 14, 2017  from 9:00am – 12:00pm, Cedarfield CarFit event, Cedarfield Parkway, Henrico   ** Please call Haley Glynn, AAA MidAtlantic Foundation 804-323-6512 for an appointment.

GrandDriver  Thursday,  July 20, 2017  from 9:00am – 12:00pm, Wellness Fair at Greater Refuge Church, 2210 Carter Street, Richmond,   ** Please call Mary K. Day, 804-400-0244 for more information.

GrandDriver  Friday, August 4, 2017  from 10:00am – 2:00pm, Appomattox Area Health & Wellness Center- 9th Annual Community Health Fair, 321C Poplar Drive, Petersburg,   ** Please call Robin Tyler, 804-733-5591 for more information.

GrandDriver  Saturday,  August 12, 2017  from 10:00am – 2:00pm, McGuire VA Medical Center- Veteran & Family Resource and Employment Fair, 1201 Broad Rock Blvd, Richmond,   ** Please call Belinda Baylor, 804-646-6885 for more information.

GrandDriver  Wednesday,  August 16, 2017  from 12:00pm – 1:00pm,  RVA Better Aging Forum, Imperial Plaza, 1717 Bellvue Avenue, Richmond   ** Please call for more information.

GrandDriver  Thursday,  August 17, 2017  from 10:00am – 2:00pm, Appomattox Area Health & Wellness Center- 9th Annual Community Health Fair, 321C Poplar Drive, Petersburg,   ** Please call Robin Tyler, 804-733-5591 for more information.

CarFit  Wednesday, September 20, 2017  from 10:00am – 2:00pm, Fluvanna Triad CarFit event, St. Peter & Paul Church, 4309 Thomas Jefferson Parkway, Palmyra,   ** Please call Tammy Hirt, 904-629-5651 for an appointment.

GrandDriver  Monday, September 25, 2017 from 10:00am – 3:00pm, Bon Secours Successful Aging Forum,  West End Assembly of God, 401 North Parham Road, Henrico ** Please call Kerrissa MacPherson 804-833-0976 for more information.

GrandDriver  Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 9:00am – 3:00pm, Richmond City 8th Annual Employee Health & Wellness Fair, Greater Richmond Convention Center, 403 North 3rd Street, Richmond ** Please call Denise Heer 804-646-0007 for more information.

 

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA

CarFit  Wednesday, July 26, 2017  from 3:00pm – 5:00pm, Templeton Senior Center CarFit event, 225 Wigginton Road, Lynchburg   ** Please call Joni Organ, 434-944-4399  for an appointment.

CarFit  Saturday, August 5, 2017  from 11:00pm – 2:00pm, Lynchburg Subaru CarFit event, 19134  Forest Road, Lynchburg   ** Please call Joni Organ, 434-944-4399  for an appointment.

GrandDriver  Monday,  August 21, 2017  from 11:00am – 12:00pm, The Glebe Independent Living, 200 The Glebe Blvd, Daleville   ** Please call Vanessa Houston, 540-591-2148 for more information.

CarFit  Friday, September 22, 2017  from 9:00am – 12:00pm, Kings Grant Independent Living CarFit event, 350 Kings Way Road, Martinsville   ** Please call Jamie Turner, 276-634-1202 for an appointment.

 

NORTHWEST VIRGINIA

GrandDriver  Tuesday, June 27, 2017  from 10:30am – 11:30pm, Aging Together, Mintbrook Senior Apartments, 4475 Bacon Street, Bealeton  **Please call Carol Simpson 540-829-6405 for more information.

GrandDriver  Monday, July 10, 2017  from 10:00am – 11:00am, LowLinc Inc, Lake of the Woods Parkway, Locust Grove  **Please call Elizabeth Arndt 540-388-2688 for more information.

GrandDriver  Tuesday, October 3, 2017  from 9:00am – 1:00pm, Aging Together- The Art of Aging Together, Daniel Technology Center, 18121 Technology Drive, Culpeper  **Please call Ginny Biggs 540-829-6405 for more information.

CarFit  Friday, October 6, 2017  from 9:00am – 12:00pm, Reformation Lutheran Church CarFit event, 509 S. Main Street, Culpeper,   ** Please call Pastor Brad Hales 540-825-1376 for an appointment.