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The Moore County District Attorney’s Office and Keep Moore County Beautiful will host a paper-shredding event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 11, in the back parking lot at the Moore County Sheriff’s Department, 105 Dowd Road, Carthage.
“Defend yourself against identity theft,” says a spokesman. “Don’t become a victim.”
A mobile shredding truck will be on-site to shred personal papers.
“Please bring your items with the intent of having the boxes returned to you that you bring your items in,” says the spokesman. “We cannot recycle most cardboard boxes.”
For more information, call (910) 947-1784, extension 220.
The first of the official baby boomers were born in 1946. That translates into this being the year thousands are turning 65 each day and becoming Medicare beneficiaries.
On Tuesday, June 14, at 2 p.m., Jill Sherman, Moore County Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (“SHIIP”) coordinator, will offer a program to those new to Medicare. She will discuss enrollment, what original Medicare covers, how to choose a Medicare supplement or Medicare advantage plan and enrolling in a Medicare drug plan.
SHIIP answers questions and counsels Medicare beneficiaries and caregivers about Medicare and long-term care insurance. SHIIP counselors offer free and unbiased counseling. The program was created in 1986 by the late North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Jim Long, and has become the link between senior citizens and information about their health insurance.
Call (910) 215-0900 to reserve a seat for the workshop.
The Sandhills Community College outdoor jazz band concert will be held Monday, June 13, at 6:30 p.m. on the Boyd Library green.
The event is free. Those attending are advised to bring a lawn chair or blanket.
Animal Advocates of Moore County will hold an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at the AAMC office, 229A Ridgeline Road, Aberdeen. Rabies shots and microchips will be available for cats and dogs, as well as dog nail trims and adoptable animals. Refreshments will be served.
For information, call (910) 944-5098.
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