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  • United Healthcare Medicare Sales Meetings

    Tuesday, Oct. 31 and Tuesday, Nov. 14

    Becky Lippmann, Independent Medicare Broker/Agent, will be presenting two informational meetings regarding United Healthcare Medicare.

    The meeting agendas include:
    - 2018 United Healthcare Medicare Plans Presentation
    - Enrollment Opportunities
    - Update on changes to Medicare
    - Review Medicare Basics

    All meetings are free and snacks will be provided. The October 31 meeting will be held at 9:30 am at the McMinnville Community Center, 600 NE Evans Street, McMinnville. The November 14 meeting will be held at 10:00 am at the McMinnville Senior Center, 2250 NE McDaniel Lane, McMinnville. For more information, please contact Becky Lippmann at 541-914-6263 or email beclippmann@yahoo.com.

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