An Affordable Utilities Forum and free lunch, presented by AARP, will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the i wireless Center, Moline. 

National and state AARP consumer advocates will help consumers learn how to get engaged in monitoring utility costs and keeping their rates as affordable as possible.

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The luncheon program is open to the public as well as to AARP Iowa and Illinois members. Advance reservations are requested by 5 p.m. today. To attend, call toll-free 1-877-926-8300.