Candidate for U.S. Senate and Former Virginia Governor, George Allen, to speak at Greenspring

WHAT: Greenspring retirement community will host former Senator and former Virginia Governor George Allen on Tuesday, September 4.  Allen is a candidate for U.S. Senate, hoping to replace the retiring Senator Jim Webb.  This event is sponsored by the resident Greenspring Republican Club.  BACKGROUND: Greenspring has been its own voting precinct since 2003 and has historically produced the highest voter turnout across Virginia.  In the 2008 presidential election, nearly 90% of registered voters at Greenspring turned out to vote. WHERE: Greenspring retirement community Hunters Crossing Conference Center 7430 Spring Village Drive Springfield, Virginia 22150 WHEN: Tuesday, September 4 | 10:00 am CONTACT: If you'd like to cover this event, please contact Jessica McKay at or 703-923-4690.  This event is open only to media and residents of Greenspring retirement community. ABOUT GREENSPRING: Greenspring is situated on a scenic 108-acre campus in Springfield, Virginia.  The community is home to nearly 2000 residents, many of which reside in the 1405 independent living units.  At Greenspring, over 200 resident-run and resident-driven programs promote an engaged, fulfilling lifestyle that is reflected in resident satisfaction levels that exceed the industry average.  Life at Greenspring offers a true sense of community and is an exciting alternative to the typical retirement community.  Additional information about Greenspring can be found at