Workshop to teach people to recognize, avoid scams

Pierce County Aging and Disability Resources is sponsoring a free online workshop, “An Ounce of Prevention: A Positive Approach to Scams,” to help people recognize and prevent scams. Participants will learn about the most common scams and how to recover from them, in addition to tips and tools for avoiding them in the first place. 

This presentation will be offered twice in March, both online and by telephone. The first event will be at 6:30 p.m. March 11. Register at, or join by phone at 253-215-8782 or 888-788-0099. Webinar ID is 944 4755 9156.

The second event is at 9:30 a.m. March 13. Register online at, or join by phone, 253-215-8782 or 888-788-0099. Webinar ID is 936 6787 6353.

The workshop will be presented by Lyn Peters, director of communications, financial education and outreach for the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions. Participants of all ages are welcome, but advanced registration is required either online or by calling the ADRC at 253-798-4600.


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