Jasper County LWV to meet Thursday

The Jasper County League of Women Voters will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Park Centre Garden Room.

The program will be presented by Dr. Deborah Turner of Des Moines, who was recently inducted into the Iowa Women’s Hall of Fame. Turner is director of gynecologic oncology at Mercy Cancer Center. A long-time member of the league and advocate for changes that make health care more affordable and available to all women, she will talk about current access to health care issues and ways the Affordable Care Act will impact these issues. There will be time for questions and discussion.

The meeting is open to the public. Joan Tyler and Lynn Herbold will be hostesses.