Free Medicare Health Plans Education Events to be held at county libraries

UPDATE: Due to portential weather complications, the event in Port St. Joe has been postponed until October 25.


Free educational events covering Medicare Health Plans will be offered at both public libraries in Gulf County in the coming days.

The classes, taught be Ken Searcy, a licensed agent, aim to help teach senior citizens about the Medicare benefits available to them.

The event will be held at the Corrine Costin Gibson meorial Public Library in Port St. Joe on Tuesday,  September 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. EDT.

At the Charles Whitehead Public Library in Wewahitchka, the class will take place on Tuesday, October 4 from 1 to 4 p.m. CDT.

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David Adlerstein, The Apalachicola Times’ digital editor, started with the news outlet in January 2002 as a reporter.

Prior to then, David Adlerstein began as a newspaperman with a small Boston weekly, after graduating magna cum laude from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. He later edited the weekly Bellville Times, and as business reporter for the daily Marion Star, both not far from his hometown of Columbus, Ohio.

In 1995, he moved to South Florida, and worked as a business reporter and editor of Medical Business newspaper. In Jan. 2002, he began with the Apalachicola Times, first as reporter and later as editor, and in Oct. 2020, also began editing the Port St. Joe Star.

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