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GAB: Medicare information offered for seniors

Medicare information offered for seniors

LAWRENCEVILLE — GeorgiaCares is going to have counselors at Gwinnett Council For Seniors information Center to answer seniors' general Medicare based questions. Seniors can be helped about such topics as Medicare Part D (drug coverage), Medicare Health Plans or Medicare Supplement coverage and which exact plan meets their needs.

GeorgiaCares is a volunteer-based program that provides free, unbiased and factual information and assistance to Medicare beneficiaries and their caregivers.

The assistance will be provided from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Monday at the Gwinnett Council For Seniors Information Center, 186 E. Pike St. in Lawrenceville. For more information or to make an appointment, call the Gwinnett Council For Seniors at 770-822-5147.

Grant being offered to the most enthusiastic teacher

ATLANTA -- The Nongame Conservation Section of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and The Environmental Resource Network is offering a $1,000 grant to any third, fourth or fifth grade public or private school teacher in Georgia who demonstrates exceptional energy and innovation in teaching life sciences.

The NCS "conserves and protects nongame wildlife and plants and their habitats through public education, research and management."

The deadline to apply is Sept.16 and the grant winner will be notified in October. For more information, visit www.georgiawildlife.com/education/educator-resources.

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