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 Wednesday, March 6, 2019  from 9:00am – 1:00pm, PAA Community Forum on Aging, Hampton Coliseum,  1610 Coliseum Drive, Hampton **Please call  for more information.

GrandDriver Saturday, March 16, 2019  from 8:00am – 10:00pm, United Methodist Men’s Group, First United Methodist Church,  10246 Warwick Avenue, Newport News  **Please call Ray Hussein, 757- 875-1741, 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.

CarFit  Tuesday, April 16, 2018 from 10:00am – 2:00pm, Chesapeake Triad CarFit event, Kmart at Village Square Shopping Plaxa, 2001 S. Military Highway,  Chesapeake   **Please Call  for an appointment.

GrandDriver Friday, April 19, 2019  from 9:00am – 12:00pm,  Senior Health Fair, Senior Center of York, 5314 George Washington Memorial Highway, Yorktown **Please call Minnie Sippio, 757-890-4102 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.

GrandDriver Wednesday-Friday, May 1-3, 2019  from 8:00am – 4:00pm, OAG State Triad Conference, Great Wolf Lodge Williamsburg, 549 E Rochambeau Drive, Williamsburg **Please call for more information.

CarFit  Monday, May 13, 2019  from 9:00am – 12:00pm, Peninsula SALT Council CarFit event, Denbigh Community Center, 15198 Warwick Blvd, Newport News **Please call Minnie Sippio, 757-890-4102, for more information.

GrandDriver Wednesday, May 22, 2019  from 11:00am – 2:00pm, Hampton Senior Center,  Senior Health Fair, 3501 Kecoughtan Road, Hampton **Please call for more information.

 

NORTHERN VIRGINIA

GrandDriver Wednesday, June 12, 2019  from 10:00am – 2:00pm, Partners in Aging- Art of Aging Expo,  Fredericksburg Convention Center, 2371 Carl D. Silver Parkway, Fredericksburg  **Please call Pam Pell, 540-370-0008  for more information.

 

CENTRAL VIRGINIA

GrandDriver Thursday, April 4, 2019  from 9:30am – 2:00pm, Chickahominy Triad’s Spring Fling,  Corinth Baptist Church, 11650 New Kent Highway, New Kent  **Please call Pat Ambrust, 804-932-3893, for more information.

GrandDriver Thursday, April 11, 2019  from 8:30am – 2:00pm, Hanover Triad’s Finding Value in your Prime,  Mechanicsville Baptist Church, 8016 Atlee Road, Mechanicsville  **Please call 804-365-4300 for more information.

CarFit  Thursday, April 18, 2019 from 9:00am – 12:00pm, Dogwood Terrace CarFit event, 10300 Three Chopt Road,  Henrico   **Please call Haley Glynn, AAA MidAtlantic, 804-323-6512, for an appointment.

GrandDriver  Friday, May 1, 2019  from 8:30am – 12:00pm, Chesterfield Triad Senior Fair, Victory Tabernacle Church, 10600 Genito Road,  Chesterfield  **Please call Debbie Preston, 804-768-7878, for more information.

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.

GrandDriver  Thursday, May 23, 2019  from 9:00am – 2:00pm, Petersburg Senior ResourceFair, Lee Club, 9009 Battle Drive,  Ft. Lee  **Please call Pamela Davis, 804-733.2369, for more information.

CarFit  Thursday, June 6, 2019 from 9:00am – 12:00pm, Crossridge Senior Living CarFit event, 3300 Crossridge Glen Way,  Henrico   ** Residents only **

CarFit  Tuesday, June 25, 2018 from 10:00am – 12:00pm, Richmond City Office on Aging CarFit event, Huguenot Community Center, 7945 Forest Hill Road,  Richmond   **Please call  for an appointment.

 

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

GrandDriver  Tuesday & Wednesday, May 22-23, 2019 from 8:00pm – 5:00pm, DMV Highway Safety Summit, Blue Ridge Conference Center, 2801 Hershberger Road, NW, Roanoke  ** Please call  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.