KENNEWICK, Wash.-- Kennewick General Hospital and the Three Rivers Convention Center are teaming up to help save lives. They are having a free CPR training event this weekend.
The classes are Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. They will be offered every hour, on the hour at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick.
A training coordinator from the American Heart Association says nearly 80% of cardiac arrests happen at home. So she says the goal is to train 2,000 people. Everyone who attends the CPR classes will get will be sent home with a "CPR Anytime" Kits. Inside there is a DVD, book, and even a mannequin on which you can practice CPR.