American Heart Association And Planet Fitness Offer CPR Training

Friday, June 20, 2014

The American Heart Association and Planet Fitness will host a free Hands Only CPR class on June 28 at Planet Fitness on Highway 153.  Demonstrations will take place at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. 

When attendees take part in the Hands Only CPR Training, Planet Fitness will also waive the new member sign up fee.  

The first 25 people to register will receive a free CPR Anytime Kit with practice DVD and inflatable CPR mannequin (a $50 value).

For more information, call Ed Cullis at 763-4406.

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