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September 23, 2018

RSVP Announces 2017 AARP Smart Driver Classes


OSWEGO – The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, a division of SUNY Oswego’s Office of Business and Community Relations, announces driver safety classes.

A service of AARP since 1979, the program helps drivers remain independent, safe, and confident on the road.

RSVP volunteer and AARP Driver Safety instructor Pat Foster.

RSVP volunteer and AARP Driver Safety instructor Pat Foster.

The AARP Driver Safety course is designed for drivers ages 50-plus; however, all ages are welcome and AARP membership is not required.

Upon class completion, drivers may be eligible to receive an auto insurance discount and/or a point reduction through the state Department of Motor Vehicles.

All classes are taught by certified volunteers.

Class size is limited and pre-registration is required.

Cost is $25 ($20 for AARP members), payable by check or money order only; cash is not accepted.

You must call the class instructor to sign up; no calls after 8 p.m.

Upcoming classes:

·      May 18 and 19; 9:30a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Salvation Army, 73 W. Second St., Oswego, NY 13126. To register, call Pat at 315-963-8133.

·      June 8 and 9; 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Salvation Army, 73 W. Second St., Oswego, NY 13126. To register, call Pat at 315-963-8133.

·      June 13 and 14; 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Volney Town Hall, 1445 County Route 6, Fulton, NY 13069.  To register, call Brenda at 315-342-3296.

·      July 17 and 18; 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Town of Scriba Justice Center, 45 Creamery Road, Oswego, NY 13126. To register, call Brenda at 315-342-3296.

·      July 27 and 28; 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Salvation Army, 73 W. Second St., Oswego, NY 13126. To register, call Pat at 315-963-8133.

·      Sept. 14 and 15; 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Salvation Army, 73 W. Second St., Oswego, NY 13126. To register, Pat at 315-963-8133.

·      October 12 and 13; 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Salvation Army, 73 W. Second St., Oswego, NY 13126. To register, call Pat at 315-963-8133.

Since 1973, RSVP of Oswego County has been engaging individuals 55 years and older as a volunteer resource in order to meet critical community needs.

It is part of a nationwide network of Senior Corps programs, sponsored by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

Each of the 700-plus programs in the United States is sponsored by a non-profit agency.

RSVP is sponsored by SUNY Oswego and the United Way of Greater Oswego County.

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