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It’s come to this: AARP-NC offering free meal this evening to those impacted by Trump’s shutdown

Here’s some news that makes you want to laugh and cry all at once. The good people at AARP of North Carolina are taking direct action to help some of the thousands of North Carolinians harmed by Donald Trump’s destructive government shutdown. They’ll be serving meal (and it won’t be Trumpist fast food) to folks impacted by the shutdown this afternoon and evening in Cary. Here’s the release that went out yesterday:

HAVEN’T BEEN PAID IN TWO FORTNIGHTS?
FREE FRIDAY DINNER FOR THOSE IMPACTED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

CARY – Is the federal government shutdown forcing you to cut your spending? AARP wants to hear your stories over a free meal at Fortnight Brewery on Friday, January 25, the second missed payday during the record-breaking government shutdown.

Friday marks 35 days into the shutdown and impacted workers who lack emergency savings, are now reaching a critical point when it comes to meeting their basic needs.

AARP will share some ways North Carolinians can save money now and in the future, from stopping new proposals to raise NC homeowners’ insurance and electric utility rates, cutting prescription drug costs and most importantly, boosting emergency and retirement savings.

Haven’t Been Paid in a Fortnight Furlough Party

Friday, January 25
4-7pm
Fortnight Brewery, 1006 SW Maynard Rd, Cary, NC 27511.  Food will provided compliments of AARP North Carolina.  Register for your free meal here or just stop by.

https://aarp.cvent.com/fortnight

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