Palm Beach County offers hands-only CPR training

Hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation might save the life of someone you love. Get a free 30 042414-pbg-charity-1minutes of CPR training at one of 21 Palm Beach County locations from 9 a.m to noon Saturday, Feb. 11.

Hands-only CPR training teaches medical help you can give heart-attack victims before paramedics arrive.

Sessions will be at 19 Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue stations and two training centers (see below). They’re taught by students from the Palm Beach County School District’s medical magnet program and Palm Beach State College’s paramedic program.

For more, visit pbcems.org.

Locations:

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Palm Beach County Legislative Delegation meets next week in Belle Glade

palm-beach-county-logoThe third and last hearing of the Palm Beach County Legislative Delegation before the 2017 session starts will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. next Monday, Dec. 19, at the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center on the Palm Beach State College Belle Glade campus, 1977 S.W. College Drive, Belle Glade.

At the hearing, the group — comprised of Palm Beach County’s state senators and state representatives — will vote on the local bills submitted for consideration and will take comments from the public. The proposed local bills can be found on the delegation website: www.PalmBeachDelegation.com.

For more, call the delegation office at 561-355-2406.

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Palm Beach County ethics panel set for March 28

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What’s the latest on Palm Beach County’s efforts to maintain ethics among elected officials?

A panel discussion is set for 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, March 28, at the Public Safety Conference Center, Room PSD 108, at Palm Beach State College in Lake Worth.

The keynote speaker is Palm Beach County State Attorney Dave Aronberg.

The other panelists:

Mark Bannon, executive director of the Palm Beach County Commission on Ethics

Kim Ardila-Morgan, director of the Center for Applied Ethics at Palm Beach State College

John Carey, Palm Beach County’s Inspector General.

The event is free and open to the public. For more call 561-868-3545.

March is “Ethics Awareness Month” in Palm Beach County.