MEDIA ADVISORY: National AARP President Rob Romasco will lead conversation on Social Security & Medicare in Omaha Oct. 30
What: "You've Earned a Say" Conversation on the Future of Medicare & Social Security. AARP President Rob Romasco will lead a discussion about responsible solutions that will secure Medicare for future generations and prevent harmful cuts to Social Security.
When: Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013
12 noon to 1:15 p.m.
Media availability with AARP President Rob Romasco before and after the event
Where: Salvation Army Kroc Center
2525 Y St.
Who: Rob Romasco, National AARP President, Burke, VA
AARP staff and volunteer leaders from Nebraska and Iowa
300+ residents from Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area
Why: AARP is calling on the President and Congress to look for responsible solutions to strengthen and preserve Social Security and Medicare. You've Earned a Say is a national conversation committed to providing the public with information about the Medicare and Social Security proposals on the table - without the political jargon and spin. AARP launched You've Earned a Say to ensure that Americans who have paid into the system have a voice in the debate and so current and future generations get the benefits they have earned. See www.earnedasay.org.
Visuals: About 300 area residents in attendance, event signage.
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