FADD speakers are available to present & discuss Distracted Driving with all groups including but not limited to: College &High Schools, Civic, Social, Senior & Religious groups.
2019 Activities & Presentations
1/17/19 Fundraising meeting One Place-Kalamazoo
2/13/19 TV Interview with Aaron Jordan WLNSLN News -Lansing
2/19/19- 3 presentations EFE Law Enforcement Program-Kalamazoo Police Dept/KRESA at Kalamazoo Valley Community College
2/26-7/19- 4 class presentations Loy Norrix High School
3/22/19 Met with Linda Fetch, Director Teen & Senior Driving Programs MI State Police
4/17/19 Attended Think Fast Initiative for Juniors/Seniors Portage Northern H.S.
5/8/19 Presentation to Portage Rotary Club
5/29/19 Senior Health & Fitness Day Exhibit at Kalamazoo YMCA
6/5/19 Presentation to Kalamazoo Kiwanis Club
6/11/19 Presented FADD Appreciation certificate to Isaac Moss Loy Norrix H.S. for completing project Operation Teen Driver. Isaac secured 25 peers to sign NO TEXTING PLEDGE while driving.
6/17/19 Presented FADD Appreciation certificate to Samantha Collison Schoolcraft H.S. for completing Operation Teen Driver–secured 25 peers to sign No Texting Pledge.
6/24/19 Presentation & discussion with 3rd year medical clerks at WMU Medical School
6/29/19 Served as volunteer instructor Teen Street Survival program at Tire Rack South Bend; each teen has personal coach for an entire day-2 classroom & 2 track sessions. Largest Teen Defensive Driving program in USA.
7/6/19 FADD Exhibit at 8th annual Deutsche Marques Car Show at Gilmore Car Museum. In addition to display, we conducted silent auction of donated Snap-On tools. About 400 cars participated.. Largest German Car Show in country
7/8/19 Presentation to senior driver group- OLLI/WMU
2018 Activities & Presentations
1/10/18 Update to MBCA Board
1/11/18 Meeting with VP Kalamazoo Community Foundation
1/17/18 Meeting with OLLI staff re; 2018 programs
1/19/18 Discussion with Portage City Manager & Police Chief-re;FADD activities & city support
2/2/18 Meeting Nurse Trauma Group-Bronson Hospital
3/5/18 Presentation-Youth Advisory Board Both Portage High Schools
3/21/16 Presentation to 3rd year Surgical Clerks WMed School
3/29/18 Talk to Kalamazoo Optimist Club
4/18/18 Attend One Place session on producing videos to promote message
6/16/18 Discussions at-MBCA Car & Coffee-Sweetwaters Plainwell
7/7/18 Display & Silent Auction at Gilmore Car Museum-
7/16/18 WMU-OLLI Course on Distracted Driving & How to Maintain Driving Fitness As We Age.
8/4/18 Display and Presentation at Hayes/MBCA Fun Concours car show
9/17/18 Meeting with MI State Trooper Fitzpatrick to initiate cooperative Operation Teen Program
9/26/18 Radio Interview with Scotty Bud Melvin WZUU
10/16/19 Meeting with Governor’s Traffic Safety Advisory Commission- MI State Police-Lansing
12/6/18 Meeting with Kalamazoo HS Principals re; Operation Teen Driver
12/10/18 Presentation at Crossroads Village to Senior drivers
12/14/18 Display Hackett Catholic High School
1/25/17 Met with Richard White, Portage Police Chief re; joint projects
2/4/17 Essay on Texting Virus appears on MLive
2/10/17 Presentation to Ambassador student group at Phoenix H.S.
2/21/17 Presentation to ASIS –SW MI (Corporate Security Specialists)
6/7/17 Presentation/discussion 3rd year class-WMU Medical School
7/8/17 Display at Gilmore Car Museum
8/12/17 Display & presentation at Hayes Dealership Kalamazoo
8/30/17 Presentation & discussion to 3rd year (surgical) WMU Medical School
9/27/17 Met with Steve Kiefer, GM Senior VP re; Distracted Driving
10/11/17 Met with Portage Police Chief, Nick Armold to set up partnership to confront distracted driving
10/13/17 Presentation to Sunrise Kiwanis Club
10/20/17 Interview-Lori Moore Show, WWMT CW7
11/4/17 Presentation at MBCA Holiday Party
11/6/17 Presentation/Discussion WMU Osher Lifetime learning Institute
11/15/17 Presentation/discussion with last section,surgical clerks at WMU Med School
12/10/17 Presentation at Congregation of Moses-Kalamazoo
Recent presentations 11/11/16 to 5 classes at Kalamazoo Central High School.
11/12/16 – Western MI Section, Mercedes Benz Club of America
11/13/16 Interview WWMT Channel 3- Jessica Harthorn
11/13/16 Live Interview on WWMT-TV + recording for later news shows
12/14/16 Presentation to Kalamazoo Kiwanis Club
12/27/16 Interview-Lori Moore Show CW7
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