Congressman Gerry Connolly to speak at Greenspring Retirement Community

WHAT: Greenspring retirement community will host Congressman Gerry Connolly on Tuesday, September 18.  Connolly represents Virginia's 11th congressional district and is seeking re-election in 2012. This event is sponsored by the resident Greenspring Democratic Club.  BACKGROUND: With over 1,900 registered voters at the community, Greenspring is frequented by elected officials and candidates for political office.  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 Village Square Theater 7410 Spring Village Drive Springfield, Virginia 22150 WHEN: Tuesday, September 18 | 9:30 am CONTACT: If you'd like to cover this event, please contact Jessica McKay at jessica.mckay@erickson.com 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 www.ericksonliving.com.