Social Security information day, August 2 at Senechal Apts. lobby

August 2, Kathy Petersen, public affairs specialist for Social Security, will be in Philip to help people file order replacement cards, change addresses and ask questions. Petersen will be at the Senechal Apartments in Philip between 12:00 p.m. and 2:45 p.m.

If someone is preparing to retire and has questions, or is interested in finding out more about disability benefits, they should attend this information day.

"I'll be in Philip in August. It's a great opportunity for folks to contact Social Security in person," said Kathy Petersen. She will be setting up at the Senechal apartments. "It's a great opportunity for folks to do business with Social Security."

Along with the face-to-face communications, Petersen will have pamphlets and fact sheets available for people to take and read at a their leisure.

"I'm doing everything by walk in," said Petersen. "People need to bring identification with them such as driver's license or state ID. They'll need to know their Social Security number, and, if they have questions on correspondence we've sent, they should bring it along."

The South Dakota Services To Aging Residents program and Senechal Apartments have worked together with the Social Security administration to provide this opportunity.