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Hodges Community Center to Offer Home Alone Safety Training on Saturday, September 16

LUBBOCK, TX (NEWS RELEASE) - Hodges Community Center is offering an After School Home Alone Safety Training for youth and teens on Saturday, September 16, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to Noon. This training will inform kids about basic first-aid tips, what to do when strangers come to the door, answering the telephone, and how to react during a variety of miscellaneous emergencies such as power outages and fires. Through learning and acting-out situations, your child will have the guidelines to stay home alone once parents determine their child is ready. Each child will receive a booklet with information covered in the class to take home as a guide and for continued learning with their parents. Lubbock Police Department staff will also be on hand to answer questions.  Cost is $15 per child, and pre-registration is required by September 13. Online registration is available at www.playlubbock.com.

Hodges Community Center is located at 41st Street and University Avenue, and is open Monday-Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  For more information, call (806) 767-3706.

(News release from the City of Lubbock Parks and Recreation Dept.)

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