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Sokol named Iron County's new elder benefit specialist


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HURLEY — Iron County has a new elder benefit specialist who happened upon the job quite naturally.

“I originally had been working at White Cross Pharmacy, and part of what I did there was deliver medication to the elderly,” said Jerri Sokol.

In a Monday interview with The Globe, she added that she really enjoyed those interactions.

So when the elder benefit position opened in Hurley, Sokol regarded it as “a good fit.”

Since August of last year, she has been working in the Iron County Aging and Disability Resource Center of the North.

Sokol is a lifelong...