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  • July 8, 2020 - 8:00am to 9:30am
    8:15am - Opening and Announcements 8:30am - Presentations Begin 9:30am - Presentation Ends

    Engaging and Empowering Your Medicare-Eligible Employees

    Medicare is different from choosing health insurance from an employer-sponsored plan.  Medicare and the plans that go with it can be confusing and stressful.  Whether your Medicare-eligible employee decides to retire at age 65...

  • July 23, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
    Zoom - Register in the link below!



  • August 12, 2020 - 8:00am to 1:00pm
    Hilton Garden Inn Akron 1307 E. Market Street Akron, Ohio 44305 7:30am - Registration Opens 8:00am - Breakfast and Networking 8:30am - Presentations Begin


    Thank you to our August sponsor!





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