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Book signing and book talk Oct. 15

Posted October 02, 2013 in Community Featured, Perry

Virginia’s beloved senator is dead, murdered while enjoying a quiet weekend at his cabin. It is now one year later, and no one is any closer to solving this disturbing case. Enter Jack Basset, a reporter who is well known for covering difficult stories. He is swept into a terrifying series of events when he starts to unravel the complicated truth about what occurred on that fateful night. Crooked politicians, bloodthirsty hit men, and explosions meet him at every turn as he does everything he can to keep his family alive and expose those who would have him dead.

Author C.W. Burgett was born in Kansas, were his father worked on an oil rig until he was 4 years old. His family then moved back to his parents’ home state of Iowa. The youngest of three children, Burgett lived in small towns until he married the love of his life and moved to Iowa’s capital, Des Moines, where he still resides. C.W. has been blessed to marry an incredible woman. They enjoy traveling the country and assisting those with physical limitations break through barriers in their lives. Burgett and his wife are travel ambassadors for “The Speak Foundation,” a non-profit organization that helps those with neuromuscular disorders. (Quoted from Amazon.)

Come to the Perry Library from 7 – 8 p.m. on Oct. 15 and listen to Burgett describe his inspiration for “The Sons of Cain,” answer audience questions, and personally sign books that may be purchased. This presentation is free to the public.

Social Security filing
On Tuesday evening, Oct. 24 at 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the library’s large meeting room, Perry Public Library will present a program concerning Social Security and how married couples and those who are widowed or divorced can maximize their lifetime benefits. If you are in that 50ish age range, your thoughts are turning towards retirement and wondering if you have been doing all the right things to retire when you want to retire.

Some married couples often make the mistake of filing for their Social Security benefits based solely on their age, as if each were single. This is a mistake, and could cost the couple tens of thousands of dollars over their retirement.

Individuals who are widowed or divorced many times make similar mistakes and don’t realize that there are specific strategies that can be put in place to maximize their potential social security benefits available to them.

The presentation is free, but registration is required. Call the library at 465-3569 to register.

Perry Public Library
101 Willis Ave.
Hours: Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Mon. – Thur.: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

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