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Thursday, March 16th - 6:30pm
"Independent Transportation Network; Freewheeling Seniors"
by Margie Diekemper


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Events of Interest to MOSP Members

MOSP meets at the Ethical Society of St Louis at
9001 Clayton Rd., just west of the Galleria.

Meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted and are open to the public. Ample parking is located in the back lot near the door to the Hanke Room.

(In case a cancellation due to weather is necessary, consult the MoSP website at www.mosp.us after 2pm on the day of the program.)


MoSP Events


Missourians for Single Payer invite you to:

"Independent Transportation Network: Freewheeling Seniors"

Missourians for Single Payer invite you to “Independent Transportation Network; Freewheeling Seniors” MoSP’s free public program Thursday, March 16, 6:30 pm in the Hanke Room at the Ethical Society of St. Louis, 9001 Clayton Road. *Margie Diekemper, Certified Public Health Nurse, will lead the discussion on helping seniors stay healthy and active through transportation.

St. Louis County’s Age Friendly Initiative exposed the challenges faced by seniors in accessing affordable transportation to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle. Senior advocates approached the St. Charles County ITN (Independent Transportation Network) about expanding their 5 year old program into St. Louis County. A Steering Committee has an ambitious fundraising and community outreach program to get ITN Gateway running by summer of 2017 in the mid-county corridor. Margie, a representative of the Steering Committee will discuss this essential program for adults 60+ and visually impaired adults 21+.

*Margie Diekemper, a public health nurse, has been an active senior advocate in her retirement. In addition to her work as a volunteer CLAIM Medicare Counselor, she also chaired the University City Senior Commission from 2014-2017 and remains an appointed Commission member. She is one of the “charter” members of the ITN Gateway Steering Committee working to bring this not-for-profit transportation option to St. Louis County seniors and visually impaired adults.

Ample parking is located behind the building by the rear entrance. Cancellations due to extreme weather will be posted at 2 pm on Thursday on our website: www.mosp.us.

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Missourians for Single Payer works with the Gateway Green Alliance to educate and advocate for better health for more people. We support single payer and the ideal that everyone deserves health care. Green Time TV, KNLC Channel 24-1, airs in St. Louis City, surrounding counties at noon on Saturdays and Channel 24-2 at 8 pm on Mondays, in Springfield on Channel 39, Joplin on Channel 36 and Marshfield, MO on Channel 17.