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McLaren Northern Michigan will host free community Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training on Wednesday, February 28 at the Otsego County Sportsplex from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m. in recognition of American Heart Month.
Training and demonstration will be led by a CPR specialist. Topics covered include adult chest compression, child chest compression and rescue breathing, infant chest compression and rescue breathing, and choking rescue for all ages. Each demonstration will take approximately 15 minutes. Also known as Family & Friends® CPR, course content is specifically geared toward community response to emergencies. The course is educational only and will not include a certification. Participants will receive complimentary educational materials.
Community members are encouraged to attend to receive basic knowledge and hands-on training. No reservation is required.
For information on services available at McLaren Northern Michigan, please call (800) 248-6777 or visit mclaren.org/northern.
About McLaren Northern Michigan
McLaren Northern Michigan, a subsidiary of McLaren Health Care, is a 202-bed, regional referral center located in Petoskey, serving residents in 22 counties across northern lower Michigan and the eastern part of the Upper Peninsula. Over 230 physicians represent nearly all medical and surgical specialties, enabling full-service care with an emphasis on heart, cancer, orthopedics, and neurosciences services. For additional information, visit mclaren.org/northern.
~ Feb 28 – Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital Blood Drive, 9am-3pm at Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital. Schedule Appt Online
The Crawford County Veteran’s Service Office will be hosting a coffee hour on the second Thursday of each month. The first meeting will take place at The American Legion Post #106 in Grayling, on March 8, 2018 from 9:00am-10:am. Coffee, tea, and doughnuts will be provided free of charge. This is an event for Veterans to meet and talk with each other, about anything that comes to mind. It will be held in a social setting with no formal speeches or agenda. All Veterans are welcome whether they served in peacetime or wartime. For more information, contact the Veteran’s Service Office at 989-344-3861.
Shop Healthy - Free Reusable Grocery Bag*
Tuesday & Wednesday, February 27-28
@ Charlevoix Family Fare
@ Cheboygan Family Fare
@Gaylord Family Fare
@Ken's Market-INDIAN RIVER
@ D&W Fresh Market- PETOSKEY
@Rogers City Family Fare
@War Memorial Hospital Clinic in Meijer- SAULT STE. MARIE
BROUGHT TO YOU BY MCLAREN NORTHEN MICHIGAN
Community News Briefs
Subject: The Community Garden
Press Date: February 15th, 2018 Kill: February 28th, 2018
For information regarding Press Release contact: Alice Snyder at 348-7123
The Crawford County Community Garden is looking to revitalize the Community Garden in Grayling. The first step will be filling the volunteer position for a Community Garden Manager. The manager’s responsibilities will be to organize and facilitate the gardeners and resources, paying attention to the details of the garden while staying acquainted with opportunities in the surrounding community. Those who are interested in this opportunity and would like the full job description can go to www.crawfordcoa.org/volunteer or stop by the Commission on Aging and Senior Center and pick one up. The Senior Center is located at 308 Lawndale St., Grayling. For further information or questions call 989-348-7123.
Heart Health for Women - Presented by Dr. Kristine Bobish
Wednesday, February 28 | 7 - 8 p.m. @ Bayliss Library Facebook Event