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August 05, 2010|By JESS WEST / 301-988-0435

Candidates forum planned for Aug. 26

The League of Women Voters will hold a candidates forum for county commissioners candidates Thursday, Aug. 26, at 7 p.m. at St. John's Episcopal Church, 101 S. Prospect St. in Hagerstown.

It will be held in the lower level of the church. Admission is free.

For more information, call Donna Smith at 301-797-8761 or e-mail">

First-aid class planned Aug. 14 at Red Cross

The Washington County Red Cross, at 1131 Conrad Court in Hagerstown, will hold a CRP/AED Child and Infant and First Aid Certification Course Saturday, Aug. 14, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The course includes manual, skill cards and certification cards. The purpose of the course is to train individuals to overcome any reluctance to act in emergency situations, and recognize and care for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies in children and infants.

The training is required by all day-care providers. Registration is required. Call 301-739-0717 to reserve a seat.


Stress and weight workshops to be held

Washington County Health Department is offering new fall classes for EBT: a solution for stress and weight.

The program is designed to help individuals struggling with weight issues and focuses on the root of the obesity problem: stress.

Classes will be held at Valley Grace Brethren Church on Thursday evenings starting this month and in Boonsboro on Tuesday evenings starting in September.

For more information, call the Washington County Health Department at 240-313-3360, TDD/TTY 240-313-3391.

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