The Vinton County Chapter of the Public Employee Retirees, Inc. (PERI) will meet at 2 p.m. on Monday, May 17 at the McArthur United Methodist Church in the Community Room

PERI is a support group for retired public employees and its focus is the rules and regulations regarding pensions, health care and many other available benefits.PERI Vinton County is the local group that represents the voice of public employees with the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS).

New members are welcome and are being recruited now to attend the May 17 meeting. Jackson area resident Greg Ervin, who is a member of the Ohio PERI Board of Trustees,s will be the keynote speaker and will be available to answer questions.

Seating is limited so those wishing to attend are asked to please make a reservation by calling 740-978-0162 or 740-596-1516. Current COVID-19 guidelines at that time will be followed. The McArthur United Methodist Church is located at 404 W. South St. in McArthur across the street from the McArthur Post Office.