Sher­brooke trains 102 ‘Heroes’

Stanstead Journal - - LEN NOXVILLE NEWS - Sher­brooke Water­loo Spe­cial col­lab­o­ra­tion Town­ship­pers' As­so­ci­a­tion

LastThurs­day af­ter­noon at the Sher­brooke con­fer­ence cen­tre, 102 peo­ple re­ceived free “Heroes in 30” train­ing in the use of Au­to­mated Ex­ter­nal De­fib­ril­la­tors (AED). Given by cer­ti­fied in­struc­tors with the health agency, the thirty minute train­ing teaches peo­ple how to rec­og­nize the signs of com­plete ob­struc­tion of the air­ways and car­diac ar­rest, and how to keep some­one alive un­til help ar­rives, usu­ally with the use of an AED.

In the coming year, Sher­brooke will in­stall 15 AEDs at the fol­low­ing lo­ca­tions: Arena Philippe Berg­eron, Arena Ivan Du­gre, Cen­tre Julien Ducharme, Cen­tre recre­atif Rock For­est, Arena Eu­gene Lalonde, Palais des sports Leopold Dro­let (2), chalet de Mont Belle­vue, Sher­brooke con­fer­ence cen­tre, Sher­brooke Town Hall, Jacques Cartier com­mu­nity cen­tre, Jacques Cartier park, Granada the­atre and Im­mac­u­late Con­cep­tion Church.

Anex­trav­a­ganza of mu­sic, dance and en­ter­tain­ment, in both of­fi­cial lan­guages, is in store with the sev­enth an­nual An­glo Franco Cabaret on Satur­day, April 20, 2013, at 7.30 p.m. This eclec­tic, en­er­getic and bilin­gual stage pro­duc­tion will be held at the Mai­son de la Cul­ture de Water­loo lo­cated at 441 Rue de la Cour in Water­loo.

The cabaret is a high­light­ing event of those or­gan­ised by the

Artis­tic Di­rec­tor Wolf­gang Adl­hoch and An­gloFranco Com­mit­tee pres­i­dent Michelle Viens have a great show in store.

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