News & Events

News

Northern Neck News – Carfit returns and continues growing October 23, 2018

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

GrandDriver  Thursday, January 17, 2019  from 9:00am – 12:00pm, Peninsula Foster Grandparents= MLK Day of Service, Northampton Community Center, 1435 Todds Lane, Hampton **Please call Gina Lewis, 757-727-1858, for more information.

GrandDriver Friday, February 22, 2019  from 8:00am – 12:00pm, Senior Advocate- Active Aging Expo, Denbigh Community Center, 15198 Warwick Blvd, Newport News **Please call Stephanie Smith, 757-645-6364, for more information.

GrandDriver Monday, March 25, 2019  from 10:00am – 12:00pm, WindsorMeade Health Fair, Kensington Room, 3900 Windsor Hall Drive, Williamsburg  **Please call Chelsea Cerna, 757-941-3662, for more information.

GrandDriver Tuesday & Wednesday, April 2 & 3, 2019  from 8:00am – 1:00pm, Chesapeake Senior Support Services Seminar, Chesapeake Conference Center, 700 Conference Center Drive, Chesapeake **Please call Jeni Green, 757-382-2879, for more information.

GrandDriver Saturday, April 27, 2019  from 9:00am – 1:00pm, New Beginnings Outreach Center,  Senior Health Fair, 236 Harpersville Road, Newport News **Please call for more information.

 

NORTHERN VIRGINIA

Events are being planned, please come back later for info.

 

CENTRAL VIRGINIA

GrandDriver  Friday, May 10, 2019  from 10:00am – 2:00pm, Goochland County Senior Fair, 2748 Dogtown Road,  Goochland **Please call Sara Morris, 804-556-4815, for more information.

 

 

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA

GrandDriver  Friday, February 15, 2019 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm, Prince Edward  Triad- Sweetheart Event, Sports Arena, 1328 Zion Hill Road, Farmville** Please call Karla Ellington 434-298-6897 for more information

 

NORTHWEST VIRGINIA

CarFit  Saturday, April 6, 2018 from 9:00am – 12:00pm, Sentara Health CarFit event, 2509 Pleasant Run Drive,  Harrisonburg   **Please Call Susan Ribelin, 540-564-5893 for an appointment.

GrandDriver Saturday, May 4, 2019  from 11:00am – 3:00pm, Grace Community and Health Expo, 355 William Mills Drive, Stanardsville **Please call Michelle Pitts, 434-985-4434, for more information.