Medicare 50th anniversary Thursday

LIHUE — Kauai will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Medicare at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Lihue Civic Center, Moikeha Building courtyard area.

Mayor Bernard Carvalho, Jr. will read a proclamation about the program for senior health that was signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson on July 30, 1965.

Afterward, a party with cake, games and leis will celebrate the milestone.

It is free and open to the public

Info: Jean Dobashi, Alliance for Retired Americans National CAN board member, (808) 336-0309.

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