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LIFESTYLE
August 12, 2011
War Memorial Hospital will offer the American Heart Association's Heartsaver First Aid with CPR and automated external defibrillator training course from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, at the hospital. Participants will learn general principals of first aid, what to do in a medical emergency, how to handle emergency injuries and environmental injuries as well as learn skills in CPR and how to operate an AED. A $65 fee is charged for the course. Class size is limited so advance registration is required.
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LIFESTYLE
July 22, 2011
War Memorial Hospital will offer the American Heart Association's Heartsaver CPR and AED training course from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, at the hospital. The course is designed for laypersons, especially those in a workplace setting.  Participants will learn skills in CPR and how to operate an automated external defibrillator (AED). The cost is $50. Class size is limited so advance registration is required. For more information or to register, call Deb Unger at 304-258-6525 or Paul Cooper at 304-258-6577.
NEWS
By ROXANN MILLER | roxann.miller@herald-mail.com | July 12, 2011
Paramedic Scott McNew wouldn't consider himself a hero, but he is to two Chambersburg men for giving them a second chance at life. During the week of June 13, Randall Helman, 66, and Charles Staley, 83, suffered heart attacks. Both said they are alive today thanks to concerned residents using cardiopulmonary resuscitation and McNew of the Chambersburg Fire Department using an automatic external defibrillator. "He's a hero," Helman said of McNew. "People like him are needed.
BUSINESS
June 5, 2011
The Little Gym Carl Wilhelm and Michelle Wilhelm, owners of The Little Gym of Hagerstown, joined franchisees from the United States, Europe, Mexico, Canada, the Philippines, Kuwait and China in celebrating The Little Gym’s 35th anniversary at the company’s annual “Reunion” Conference. The event was held from April 29 to May 2 at the Doubletree Paradise Valley Resort in Scottsdale, Ariz. In a nod to the company’s 35th anniversary, the conference’s theme, “TLG35: The Quantum Leap,” set the tone for introducing franchisees to the enhancements it plans to roll out at its children’s gyms worldwide, beginning this fall.
LIFESTYLE
June 3, 2011
 War Memorial Hospital will offer the American Heart Association's CPR for Healthcare Providers Course from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, at the hospital. This course is designed for licensed healthcare providers who need to obtain or renew their CPR certification. A $50 fee is charged for the course. Class size is limited, so advance registration is required. For more information or to register, call Deb Unger at 304-258-6525 or Paul Cooper at 304-258-6577.
LIFESTYLE
February 25, 2011
There will be free one-hour adult CPR training Saturday, March 5, at Washington County Red Cross, 1131 Conrad Court, Hagerstown. Class begins at 10 a.m. Call 301-739-0717 to register or register online at www.RedCross.org . There will also be a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, March 11, there will be another free one-hour adult CPR training class at the Valley Mall, Hagerstown next to Old Navy beginning at 2 p.m.
LIFESTYLE
By TIFFANY ARNOLD | tiffanya@herald-mail.com | January 23, 2011
Competitive cyclist Brian Fouche has spent more than a decade racing toward finish lines. But two months ago, Fouche found himself racing toward death. "My heart just stopped," Fouche said. Fouche, 28, of Hagerstown, went into cardiac arrest during a Nov. 20 cyclocross race in Howard County, Md. The experience has inspired Fouche to start a blog — "Heart Disease, Racing and All That Other Stuff" at Bafouche.blogspot.com . He's also regained the courage to get back on the bike.
NEWS
July 16, 2010
Tuesday, July 20 Museum Arts Academy Museum Arts Academy for ages 9 to 13 will offer crazy colorful clay bugs with Amy Sellers, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 20, through Friday, July 23; art adventures on the high seas for ages 6 to 8 with Elizabeth Wishard, 12:30 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 20, through Friday, July 23; and Japanese drawing, cartoon and anime art for ages 9 to 15 with Melissa Gibson, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 20,...
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