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Mercy Schedules Popular Babysitting Training Class
Start Date
05/29/2012
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Mercy Medical Center, in partnership with the American Red Cross, will be offering Babysitting Boot Camp 101 on the following dates this summer: Friday, June 1; Thursday, June 21; Thursday, June 28; Tuesday, July 10; and Wednesday, August 8. The class runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and will be held in the Leiter Room on the Mercy campus.

The training is designed for children ages 11 – 15 and the $39 fee covers lunch, snacks, certificate and babysitter’s handbook. The participant must be a minimum of 11 years of age or turning 11 by October 2012 to receive a babysitting certificate.

Boys and girls who attend the class will deal with a wide range of babysitting topics including response to emergencies and illnesses, first aid, rescue breathing, safety, hygiene, feeding, diapering and a score of other sitting responsibilities.

To register your child for the babysitting training classes at Mercy, e-mail Karen O’Donnell at odonnelk@mercyhealth.com or call 712-279-2989 and provide the child’s name, date of birth, address and phone number.

For more information, contact:
Jim Wharton, VP of Marketing and Business Development (712) 279-2732
Dianne Krier, Mercy Marketing and Communications Coordinator (712) 279-5682
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