Events in the Philadelphia Region

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Upcoming Events Open to the Public


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Friday, Aug. 16, 2019 from 10:00am - 4:00pm
H.O.P.E. Foundation Health Fair
Helping Others Pursue Excellence
Lighthouse Community & Christ Believer Fellowship Church
9609 9th Bay St.
Norfolk, VA 23518
Public Affairs Specialist Lizna Odhwani will staff Social Security’s exhibit table, distribute information and answer questions.
Free and open to the public.



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Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 from 10:00am – 6:00pm
Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019 from 10:00am – 5:00pm
31st Annual Nansemond Indian Pow Wow
Mattanock Town, 1001 Pembroke Lane
Suffolk, VA 23434
Website: 31st Annual Nansemond Indian Pow-Wow
Social Security Public Affairs Specialist Lizna “Liz” Odhwani will staff a resource table all day to answer questions and distribute literature.
Parking and admission are free.



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Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 2:00 - 3:30pm
Everything You Wanted to Know About Social Security Benefits
Norfolk Public Library, Janaf Branch
124 Janaf Shopping Center
5900 E Virginia Beach Blvd.
Norfolk, VA 23502
Public Affairs Specialist Lizna “Liz” Odhwani will provide information about Social Security benefits, eligibility requirements, and the application process. Do you have questions about Social Security Retirement? Social Security Disability? Work incentives for people already on Disability? Learn everything you want to know about Social Security benefits at this free workshop! Please register in advance at the Janaf Branch Library or by calling (757) 441-5660.

Free and open to the public



Image of Louis L. Redding City County Building

Thursday, August 29, 2019, from 12:00 noon - 2:00pm
“Social Security and Medicare 101” benefit seminar hosted by the City of Wilmington
Louis L. Redding City/County Building
800 N. French St, 9th floor
Wilmington, DE 19801
A representative from the Delaware Medicare Assistance Bureau will speak about Medicare, then Social Security Public Affairs Specialist Matthew Baxter will provide a comprehensive overview of Social Security. A Q&A session will follow. To register, call (302) 576-2480.
Note: The City of Wilmington will validate garage parking for all attendees.



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Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019 from 9:00am - 11:00am
TRICARE for Life class
Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
Internal Medicine Conference Room, Building 2 (Main Hospital), 2nd floor
620 John Paul Jones Circle
Portsmouth, VA 23708
Tidewater Military Health System and the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth host monthly classes about TRICARE for Life and how it works with other programs, including Social Security and Medicare. Following the TRICARE presentation, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist Lizna “Liz” Odhwani will give a presentation about Social Security and Medicare. She will also answer questions and distribute literature.
Free and open to veterans. Must have military ID.



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Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, from 6:00 - 8:00pm
Social Security 101: Everything You Wanted to Know, a free pre-retirement workshop
Slover Library
235 E. Plume St.
Norfolk, VA 23510
During the workshop, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist Lizna “Liz” Odhwani will answer the following questions:

  • When are you eligible to receive retirement benefits?
  • How does early retirement affect your benefits?
  • Do you qualify for disability, survivors, and/or spouse benefits?
  • When should you file for Medicare?
  • What is the future of Social Security?
Lizna will also discuss the my Social Security account and other online services.
Before the workshop, please go to www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount, create a my Social Security account, print your Social Security Statement and bring it with you that night.
Free and open to the public



Festival of India Logo

Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 21 and 22, 2019 from 11:00am-9:00pm
Festival of India
403 N. Third Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Website: www.thefestivalofindia.org
Social Secuirity Public Affairs Specialists Jackie Weisgarber and Lizna Odhwani will host a resource table and answer questions.
Free and open to the public



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Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 from 1:00-3:00 pm
Social Security 101 benefit seminar followed by Q&A
Bear Public Library
101 Governor’s Place
Bear, DE 19701
Seminar will focus on retirement, disability, auxiliary and survivor benefits.
Free and open to the public but registration is recommended. Call (302) 838-3300 if you wish to attend.



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Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019 from 10:30am - 1:00pm
Senior Wellness & Safety Expo, sponsored by State Senator Jim Brewster and State Representative Austin Davis
McKeesport Palisades
100 Fifth Avenue
McKeesport, PA 15132
Social Security Public Affairs Specialist Elaine Cole will staff an exhibit table, distribute information, and answer questions.
Free and open to the public



Image of Slover Library

Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, from 6:00 - 8:00pm
Social Security Benefits for People with Disabilities: Everything You Wanted to Know, free disability workshop
Slover Library
235 E. Plume St.
Norfolk, VA 23510
Social Security Public Affairs Specialist Lizna "Liz" Odhwani will discuss Social Security disability benefits and Supplemental Security Income (SSI), the application process, appeals and reporting responsibilities. She will also address other Social Security programs and how to qualify for them.
See Sept. 19th event above for instructions about creating a my Social Security account in advance of the workshop.
Free and open to the public



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Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019 from 11:00am - 9:00pm
Virginia Pridefest
Brown's Island
7th and Tredegar Streets
Richmond, VA 23219
Website: www.vapride.org
Social Security Public Affairs Specialist Jackie Weisgarber will host a resource table and answer questions.
Free and open to the public



Bear DE Library Image

Monday, Sept. 30, 2019 from 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Social Security Disability and SSI workshop
Bear Public Library
101 Governor’s Place
Bear, DE 19701
This workshop covers the application and appeal process for Social Security Disability (SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits and work incentives to help disability beneficiaries return to work.
Free and open to the public but registration is recommended. Call (302) 838-3300 if you wish to attend.



 





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