Marshall County celebrates Red Cross Month with free training
BREMEN — March is Red Cross Month, and the American Red Cross is asking people to join them in helping those in need by volunteering their time, making a donation, taking a class or giving blood.
The Marshall County Red Cross Chapter will offer free one-hour Compression Only CPR classes Saturday, March 26 at the Senior Center located at 106 N. Center Street in Bremen, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Each class will begin on the hour and advance registration is encouraged. The classes are free and open to individuals age 14 and over.
Qualified CPR/AED instructors will teach how to recognize an emergency, call for help and perform compression only CPR and other life saving skills.
Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of people over the age of 45 and is risk factor in sudden cardiac arrest, which kills more than 300,000 people every year. For more information or to register, visit www.marshallcountyin.redcross.org or contact the Marshall County Chapter office at 574-936-3928.
The American Red Cross, Marshall County Chapter, helps people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. The American Red Cross is part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. An average of 91 cents of every dollar the Red Cross spends is invested in humanitarian services and programs. The Red Cross is not a government agency; it relies on donations of time, money, and blood to do its work.