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August 16, 2013
Online Social Security services offer quick help
If you've read anything about Social Security in recent years, then you probably know that our most convenient office location is wherever you happen to be, thanks to www.socialsecurity.gov. Whether you're on your home or office computer or at the park or the beach with a mobile...
government / life / news / state
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
September 28, 2012
Love INC to hold first fundraiser
Join Love In the Name of Christ (INC) for its first fundraiser on Thursday, October 11 from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Barn-Holiday Inn in Alexandria. The evening will include a social, dinner, testimonies of the value of this ministry, a live auction and a silent auction. All are welcome...
September 28, 2012 - 12:00am
May 23, 2012
Survivor/caregiver social set
The Douglas County Relay for Life Committee is hosting a survivor/caregiver social on Sunday, June 3 at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria. Registration and social hour are from 5 to 5:30 p.m. The dinner and program will follow at 5:30 p.m. The evening is an opportunity...
May 23, 2012 - 12:00am
November 9, 2011
Thanksgiving is good time to talk about Social Security
As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, families everywhere will be traveling to reunite with one another. Generations will gather around dinner tables across the nation. If some of the folks in your family like to talk about Social Security, make sure you're ready with a visit...
November 9, 2011 - 12:00am
March 4, 2011
Social Security workers protest looming cuts
The workers standing in the cold outside the Alexandria Social Security Administration (SSA) building Wednesday didn't seem to mind the 15-below...
March 4, 2011 - 12:00am
September 10, 2010
Ice cream social will honor U.S. Constitution
The United States Constitution was signed on September 17, 1787. The Freemasons in Alexandria want to make sure we remember and celebrate on Constitution Day. On Friday, September 17, the Freemasons are holding a U.S. Constitution Day ice cream social at Alexandria City Park at 7...
September 10, 2010 - 12:00am
May 15, 2009
They've served us, let us serve them
It's customary to honor the men and women of the Armed Forces each Memorial Day -especially those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. May also is National Military Appreciation Month, a great time to let members of the military know how much we value what they...
columns / life
May 15, 2009 - 12:00am
April 17, 2009
New initiative will speed up process
In March, Social Security became the first government agency to use the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN). This initiative will cut the time it takes Social Security to get medical records - from weeks or months to only minutes - for people who apply for disability be...
April 17, 2009 - 12:00am
April 15, 2009
Socail Security's online services are best in government
It's always nice to be considered the best in the business - and even better when the judges are members of the public we serve. Social Security is proud that the American public has put our online services at the top of the list again. In the most recent survey of e-Government...
April 15, 2009 - 12:00am
March 18, 2009
What young workers should know about Social Security and saving
Retirement is probably the last thing on your mind if you're a young worker. But there are some basics you should know about Social Security and savings to plan for your retirement. Social Security is the foundation for a secure retirement, but was never intended to be your only...
March 18, 2009 - 12:00am