Free Red Cross Training for Rocky Mount Residents Oct. 6-24

Lady learning CPR
Knowing how to perform CPR, how to use an AED, and how to provide immediate first aid are essential lifesaving skills that everyone needs.

The Frederick E. Turnage Chapter of the American Red Cross is pleased to announce free training opportunities for local residents, thanks to a one-time community grant. For a limited time, enrollment in Red Cross First Aid, CPR/AED and babysitter’s training courses are being offered at no charge until all grant funds have been expended. Classes are being offered on a first-come, first-serve basis, so register today.

“Knowing how to perform CPR, how to use an AED, and how to provide immediate first aid are essential lifesaving skills that everyone needs,” said Lynwood Roberson, CEO for the Frederick E. Turnage Chapter of the American Red Cross. “Take advantage of this limited-time, free training opportunity and learn how to save a life.”

To register, call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or register online at www.redcross.org. All individuals will need to register separately. You MUST provide this unique Coupon Code at the time of enrollment so you will not to be charged for the course. The code is 33380UW0613. If you need assistance with enrollment, please call Spencer Kimbro at 336-332-6928.

The following classes are being offered in your area during the month of October:

October 3 - Adult First Aid/CPR/AED in Wilson

October 6 – Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED in Rocky Mount

October 10 - Adult First Aid/CPR/AED in Wilson

October 13 – Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED in Rocky Mount

October 16 & 18 – First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor Training in Rocky Mount

October 20 - Babysitter Training in Rocky Mount

October 24 - Adult CPR/AED in Wilson

About the American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, visit our blog at http://blog.redcross.org.