CROSBY -- Senior Day at the Hallett Community Center will be Wednesday, May 30. Following is the schedule of events.
8:15-9:15 a.m. -- Senior W.A.V.E. water aerobics.
9-11 a.m. -- Coffee social and free 5-minute chair massages.
10-11 a.m. -- Introduction to aquatic programs, walking tour.
10 a.m.-noon -- Fitness Center orientations.
Noon-1 p.m. -- Free lunch lecture on food combining -- Dr. Murray Smith: "How to get the most from what you eat."
Poker tour -- Senior Day participants should receive a playing card after completing each of the preceding events to see who draws the best poker hand. Prizes will be awarded to those who draw the top three poker hands.
Seniors age 65 and older who join Hallett Community Center by May 31 will pay no enrollment fee.
First Aid Class scheduled May 31 in Staples
STAPLES -- Lakewood Health System, Staples, is offering an American Red Cross First Aid Class from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday, May 31.
The purpose of the American Red Cross Standard First Aid course is to train citizens to help people in emergencies. This course teaches the standard first aid skills a person needs to act as the first link in the emergency medical services system.
The focus of this course is to prepare participants to respond correctly in emergencies. The skills and techniques they learn will:
-- Help participants to stay calm in emergencies because they know what to do.
-- Help participants to make decisions and take appropriate steps to keep a victim alive and keep injuries from getting worse until the emergency medical services system arrives.
Cost for the class is $30. To register, call the education department at 894-0332.
Displaced Homemaker program to conduct workshops
The Meta 5 Displaced Homemaker program will conduct a series of progressive, career guidance and personal skill development workshops June 13, 20 and 27 in Wadena and Pine River. The workshops are free.
The Wadena workshops will be held from10 a.m. to noon at Northwest Technical College. Kim Pilgrim will conduct these workshops.
The Pine River Family Service Center will host the Pine River workshops with Lucy Franz from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Workshop topics include learning to identify interest skills and strengths; techniques of decision-making and goal setting; job-seeking strategies; assertive communication, stress management; and information on training and educational opportunities.
Also covered will be how to develop a resum, cover letters, interviewing skills and completing a job application. A new topic is discussed every session, and participants are encouraged to attend all the sessions.
The Meta 5 Displaced Homemaker program is sponsored by Central Lakes College and funded by the Department of Economic Security. Meta 5 services and workshops are provided free to eligible displace homemakers. People who do not fall under the guideline of the displaced homemaker program are served through funds by a grant from the Otto Bremer Foundation.
To register call 1-800-933-0346 extension 8228 or 8011. Meta 5 reserves the right to modify or cancel workshops.
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