All events are FREE unless otherwise noted.
October 30- Public Safety Breakfast
A fun and engaging monthly meeting with representatives from the Police and Fire Departments. This month we will be learning about the new 2-1-1 hotline that connects you to all of the health and human services available to you (Lake County only at this time). Complimentary bagels and refreshments are provided. Join us at the Buffalo Grove Park District, 530 Bernard Dr, Buffalo Grove from 10:15-11:15.
November 12 and 26- Family Caregiver Group
The family caregiver group is open to the public to anyone who is caring for a loved one with dementia. The purpose is to provide strength and support by making connections, sharing experiences and knowledge, and discussing better ways of coping with caregivers who understand and can relate to the hardships and the emotional roller coaster that comes with caring for someone with memory loss. The group meets the second and fourth Tuesday of every month from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM at Waverly Inn, 515 W Rand Rd, Arlingtong Heights. Call (224) 523-3751 for more information.
November 7- CPR Class
The first Thursday of every month is certification for Heartsaver CPR with AED (Automatic External Defibrillator). It is a two-year certification and the cost is $50.
BLS for Health Care Provider (HCP) is offered the second and third Thursday of the month and is designed for the Healthcare Provider in a workplace setting. It covers basic CPR plus 2 person CPR, use of the AED, use of a Bag-Valve mask, and barrier precautions. Adult, Child & Infant resuscitation are covered and all classes are taught to current American Heart Association Standards. Class requires a written test and skills practical. Remediation, if needed, will occur immediately after the class. Cost is $50 for a 2 year certification.
Classes can be arranged off-site. Contact 847-537-0995 and ask to speak to the CPR Coordinator. On-site classes are held at the fire department headquarters training room at 1051 Highland Grove Drive from 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm.
January 16, 23 and 30 Defensive Tactics for Adult Beginers
Come join Buffalo Grove Police Department’s certified Defensive Tactics instructors in a fun and dynamic 3-session seminar. Attendees will learn basic techniques on punching, kicking and blocking. Learn how to properly fall and get up, as well as defending yourself while on the ground. Personal safety tips will be discussed and attendees are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing and closed toe shoes. This FREE class will take place from 4:30 – 5:30 PM at the Alcott Center, 530 Bernard Rd, Buffalo Grove IL. Call Terri at 847-850-2117 to register. This program is cosponsored with Wheeling Township