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Monday, July 01, 2013 12:21 AM

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PUTNAM COUNTY — The Putnam County chapter of the American Red Cross is offering the following upcoming training and education programs for youth and adults.

Babysitting: For Youth Ages 11-15 years old

To provide youth who are planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants. This training will help participants to develop leadership skills; learn how to develop a babysitting business, keep themselves and others safe and help children behave; and learn about basic child care and basic first aid. The recommended age for this course is 11-15 years old.

Dates: Tuesday, July 30 or Tuesday, Aug. 20. Cost: $50.

Times: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: 336 E. Main St., Ottawa, Coupon code: PUTNAMCOUWBST0813

CPR/First Aid/AED

The Adult First Aid/CPR/AED course incorporates the latest science and teaches students to recognize and care for a variety of first aid emergencies such as burns, cuts, scrapes, sudden illnesses, head, neck, back injuries and heat and cold emergencies The Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED course incorporates the latest science and teaches students to recognize and care for a variety of first aid emergencies such as burns, cuts, scrapes, sudden illnesses, head, neck, back injuries, heat and cold emergencies and how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies to help victims of any age - adults (about 12 years and older) and pediatric (infants and children up to 12 years of age). Students who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate for Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years. Dates: Thursday, July 25. Cost: $45.

Times: 6-7:30 p.m. (practice skills) and 2-3 hours online learning completed by July 25.

Location: 336 E. Main St., Ottawa, Coupon code: UWPUTNAMCO50PERCENT0813

Adult and Pediatrics First Aid/CPR/AED

The Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED course incorporates the latest science and teaches students to recognize and care for a variety of first aid emergencies such as burns, cuts, scrapes, sudden illnesses, head, neck, back injuries, heat and cold emergencies and how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies to help victims of any age - adults (about 12 years and older) and pediatric (infants and children up to 12 years of age). Students who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate for Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years. This course consists of an online learning and a classroom skills session. Online learning must be completed prior to attending the classroom skills session. For more information, please reference the attachment received via e-mail when registering. Please make sure all web-based training is completed before class.

Date: Monday, Aug. 19. Cost: $55

Time: 6-8:30 p.m. (practice skills) and online learning must be completed by Aug. 19.

Location: 336 E. Main St., Ottawa, Coupon code: UWPUTNAMCO50PERCENT0813

To register for any of these classes, go to www.redcross.org or call 1-800-REDCROSS. Be sure to give the coupon code to receive this price. United Way of Putnam County funds 50 percent of class cost. Cost for each class currently reflects this funding.

Call the Red Cross office at 419-523-4810 for more details.

 

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