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CPR Saturday is Here! FREE Adult CPR Training and Certification

SAN DIEGO, March 11, 2010 - The American Red Cross San Diego and Imperial Counties Chapter will be offering free Adult CPR training and certification on March 13, 2010 at the 2010 CPR Saturday event. The event will be held at the San Diego Concourse – Golden Hall with a session beginning every hour. The first session will begin at 7 a.m. and the last session will begin at 1 p.m.

The American Red Cross invites San Diegans to participate in this life-saving training and help make San Diego the most prepared community in America.

Address: San Diego Concourse – Golden Hall. 202 C Street, San Diego, CA 92101(Between B St. and 3rd Ave.)

Sessions Start: 7a.m., 8a.m., 9a.m., 10a.m., 11a.m. 12 p.m., and 1p.m.

Each session is approximately 3-1/2 hours long

Training will be offered in English, Spanish and American Sign Language (ASL).

There will be NO advance registration but arriving 30 minutes before your desired session is strongly recommended

American Red Cross Blood drive on-site

Children’s Area (ages 5 to 11): Children can participate in safety training, fun and games while adults attend CPR training. They can learn Basic Aid Training (basic first aid & safety information) and Whales Tales (how to be safe in, on and around the water).

MEDIA CHECK-IN: Please check in with American Red Cross volunteers at the information booth.

For more information, please visit www.sdarc.org. You can also call (858) 309-1369 or email cprsaturday@sdarc.org.

About American Red Cross, San Diego and Imperial Counties Chapter:

The American Red Cross is not a government agency and relies on the generosity of the American people to provide our programs and services. The San Diego/Imperial Counties Chapter is leading the effort to make San Diego and Imperial Counties “America’s most prepared communities.” With the public’s ongoing support we provide life saving preparedness training; disaster relief services; 24-hour emergency services to deployed military personnel and their families; and nutritional counseling through our Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program. For more information about or to support the chapter please contact (858) 309-1200 or visit www.sdarc.org.

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