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Increasing social security benefits

John Burbank will speak to Island County Democrats May 15 on how to increase Social Security benefits.  - Courtesy photo
John Burbank will speak to Island County Democrats May 15 on how to increase Social Security benefits.
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“Keeping the Social Security Promise” will be the topic of Executive Director John R Burbank’s speech on Sunday, May 15, from 2 to 4 p.m. in Hayes Hall conference room  at the Whidbey Island Campus of Skagit Valley College in Oak Harbor.

Burbank will discuss “why we need to increase Social Security benefits and how it can be done.”

Burbank is the executive director of the Economic Opportunity Institute. Before founding EOI, he was a project manager of the Sand Point Community Housing Association, political director of the Washington State Labor Council, staff coordinator for the Washington State Senate, and director for the Community Labor Coalition in Rhode Island. The public is invited.

The program is sponsored by the Whidbey Island Democratic Club.

After the forum, those interested will meet at DH Buffet next to the Dollar Store on Midway in Oak Harbor for a “No Host” Dems Dine Out. Call 675-8318 for further information or rsvp to whidbeyislanddemclub@gmail.com.

 

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