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Transylvania County Women Recognized By SHIIP - Brevard, NC


October 19, 2017

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Left to right are Sandy Tooman, Liz Bates and N.C. Extension Agent Bart Renner.

The N.C. Department of Insurance's Seniors Health Insurance Infor-mation Program, also known as SHIIP, awarded a 5-year pin to Liz Bates and Sandra Tooman for their volunteer work helping local citizens with Medicare questions.

Coordinated by the N.C. Extension Service in Transylvania County and partnering with the Brevard Health Center that also has a counselor available, this valuable service saved Medicare beneficiaries more than $185,000 in 2017.

SHIIP leaders are so grateful for the tremendous work and sacrifice that Bates and Tooman have given the program, and describe them as "c...

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