Springfield Hospital praises its volunteers
Springfield Hospital Center of Sykesville recently held its annual luncheon to recognize the volunteers who provide their time and skills for patients and staff.
Volunteer organizations and individuals were presented with certificates of appreciation by Jonathan Seeman, secretary of operations, and Fred Hitchcock, director of volunteer services.
The volunteers also were praised for their efforts by David McDuff, clinical director, and Janice Bowen, chief operating officer.
Entertainment was provided by Vince Perticone, social work supervisor, and Laura Hooper, utilization review supervisor, who sang Everly Brothers songs.
Program to discuss prostate cancer
The American Cancer Society and Carroll County General Hospital will offer a prostate cancer education and support program at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the hospital cafeteria.
The topic will be "Prostate Cancer - Radical Prostatectomy" by Dr. Daniel Dietrick.
Family members are welcome. Registration is required.
Red Cross offers first-aid, CPR classes next month
The American Red Cross is offering classes in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first-aid. Classes are given at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 21 Carroll St. in Westminster, and Westminster Senior Center, 125 Stoner Ave.
Registration and advance payment are required. Courses are:
Adult CPR: Classes are from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 12 at the center and Aug. 26 at the church and cost $33.
Community CPR: Classes are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 12 at the center and Aug. 26 at the church and cost $37.
Community First Aid and CPR: Classes are from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Aug. 12 at the center and Aug. 26 at the church and cost $40.