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Middle Peninsula Planning District Commission Invites Commuters to Participate in Survey

The new survey will help the commission develop transportation and community programs within the region to enhance quality of life and grow economic opportunities.
 
With nearly three-quarters of the Middle Peninsula workforce commuting to and from work on a daily basis, the Middle Peninsula Planning District Commission sees a need in improving the region’s transportation experience and is seeking feedback from daily commuters to do so.
 
“We have launched a new survey to enhance our understanding of what the community needs in terms of transportation support, and what programs could help improve their quality of life and the economic health of the region as a result,” said Lewie Lawrence, Executive Director of the Commission. “The data and information we collect will also help us grow our MidPenRideShare program and bring more commuting – driving, telecommuting, and more – options to the region.”
 
The short, five-minute survey is available online here or through the program’s website. After completing the survey, participants have the option to be entered into a drawing for an Amazon gift card!
 
For more information about MidPenRideShare contact Beth Johnson at bjohnson@mppdc.com or 804-758-2311


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Red Cross Upcoming Blood Drives

There is a critical shortage of numerous blood types – please give now to help prevent delays in lifesaving care!
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Tuesday, August 27th
Newington Baptist Church
6169 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061
12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
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Wednesday, August 28th
Gloucester High School
6680 Short Lane
Gloucester, VA 23061
1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
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Tuesday, September 3rd
Riverside Walter Reed Hospital
7519 Hospital Drive
Gloucester, VA 23061
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
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Tuesday, September 17th
Rappahannock Community College
Rt. 33 Glenns Campus
Saluda, VA 23149
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
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Tuesday, September 24th
Providence Baptist Church
3501 Providence Road
Hayes, VA 23072
1:00 PM – 7:00 PM
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Click this link to make an appointment!