UPPER POTTSGROVE PA – A Pottsgrove Recreation class that provides basic all-in-one training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (at top), first aid, and the use of an automated external defibrillator is scheduled for Nov. 30 (2023; Thursday) from 6-8 p.m. at the Pottsgrove Middle School library, 1351 N. Hanover St.
Those who successfully complete the course will receive a certification valid for two years. It is valuable for those who need to be re-certified, as well as for those who have never had such training. Its lessons are suitable for teens, parents, grandparents, babysitters, child care providers, teachers, and anyone interested in knowing how to save a life, according to the Pottsgrove Recreation website.
Participants of all ages are welcome, it added. The first aid portion of the classes also includes training in the use of EpiPens®, which are auto-injector devices used to treat life-threatening allergic emergencies.
Pottsgrove Recreation “is the central recreational organization” created to provide recreational activities for residents of Lower, Upper, and West Pottsgrove townships and the Pottsgrove School District. All four entities provide the organization’s annual funding. Its eight-member board of directors includes an elected official and a private citizen to represent the district and each of the three townships.