Matt Hughes, insurance representative endorsed by the Arkansas Retired Teachers Association, will be the guest speaker at the Sept. 17 meeting of the Van Buren County Retired Teachers Association.

The meeting is at 11:30 a.m. at Western Sizzlin in Clinton.

All retired school employees and the public are encouraged to attend in order to become better informed about the projected changes in health benefits options.

Hughes’ main focus will be the health insurance plans offered to retirees and the Medicare drug plan. Other areas of interest will include long-term-care insurance and dental insurance.