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Senior financial security the focus of seminar

10/12/2012

Special to The Hays Daily News

Ellis County Extension will sponsor a free program on financial safety and security for seniors at noon Oct. 23 at the Ellis County Extension office meeting room, 601 Main.

The program will include best practices for investing, money scams and financial fraud prevention, and tips for protecting your nest egg. Speakers from the Securities Commissioner's office in Topeka include Randy Mullikin, director of compliance and enforcement, and Erin Hoestje, assistant director of compliance and senior attorney.

Register with the Extension Office by Oct. 19 at (785) 628-9430.

Educational materials, refreshments and door prizes are included.

The program is the second in a series of three Extension programs especially for seniors and those who care about them. Seniors, family members and caregivers are invited to attend the free educational programs to learn useful information of seasonal interest.

The final program of the Ellis County Extension Community Education Series will be at 6 p.m. Nov. 13, with a program on fire safety and security presented by Ross Meder of the Hays Fire Department.

To register or for more details, call (785) 628-9430.