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February Safe Sitter® Class at SMH a Success

Stephens Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce the successful completion of the Safe Sitter® class on February 19th with participants, Annika Kahkonen; Ava Gabrielsen; Sierra Wyman; Emily Toothaker; Anna Brett; Brittany Sutcliffe, Mackezie White; Eliza Neidlinger; Kaitlyn Moss; Chris Calise.

Safe Sitter® (www.safesitter.org) is a medically accurate program that teaches 11 to 15 year-olds how to be safe, nurturing babysitters.  The goal of the Safe Sitter® program is to reduce the number of avoidable and unintentional deaths among children being cared for by babysitters.  The class teaches infant and child CPR, safety for the sitter, business practices and how to entertain children, among other things.

Please call The Family Birthplace for information on future 2009 class dates, at 207-743-1562 x380 to sign up for classes and further information.  The fee is $50 for the 2 day class.

Stephens Memorial Hospital is an affiliate of Western Maine Health, which is part of the Maine Health® family.  Visit Western Maine Health on the Internet at www.wmhcc.org.

Photo Caption:  L-R front row: Annika Kahkonen; Ava Gabrielsen; Sierra Wyman; Emily Toothaker; Anna Brett; Brittany Sutcliffe  back row- Mackezie White; Eliza Neidlinger; Kaitlyn Moss; Chris Calise; Carol Welsh and Lois Hardy.

 
 
 
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