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News in Brief: First aid, CPR classes offered

Published on January 3, 2018 10:24AM

Project Heartbeat, a Wallowa County-based nonprofit, will conduct a First Aid, CPR and AED class at the Prairie Creek Center (Oregon DHS office) at the corner of River and Litch Streets in Enterprise Friday, Jan. 19.

The class will commence at 8:15 a.m. and end around 4:30 p.m. It offers training for lay responders to assist those suffering medical emergencies, both minor and major, until the ambulance arrives.

Upon completion of the course, participants will receive two-year certification from the American Red Cross. Cost of the seven-hour class is $45.

For information or to register call 541-432-0259.

Josephy January is all about dogs

January is all about dogs at Josephy Center in Joseph. The art show in the main gallery, “Puppy Love,” features photos and paintings of canine friends. It opens 7 p.m. Jan. 6 with photographer Ellen Bishop as special guest.

The third week of the month is the Eagle Cap Extreme Sled Dog races.

Rene Fleming, veterinarian and veteran of some serious dog sled travel in Alaska, will be the featured speaker for the Brown Bag luncheon noon Jan. 9. She will talk about the “Serum Run” from Nenama to Nome, the 750-mile journey that inspired the original Iditarod.

The following Tuesday, Jan. 16 at noon, a musical interlude with Lauren Guthridge, an oboe and English horn player, will include a talk about making reeds for her oboe.

At noon Jan. 23, Morgan Anderson, a young musher, will talk about her experience here and elsewhere riding and driving dog sleds. and at noon Jan. 30, Carol Vencill will present a program, “Dogs and Human: The Right Relationship.”


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